18 days in China Itinerary

18 days in China Itinerary

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18 days in China Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Xi'an
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Huangshan
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
3
Zhangjiajie
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Guangzhou
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Xi'an is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, nature, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, make a trip to Muslim Quarter, admire the local landmark of Dayan Pagoda Northern Square, and delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang).

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Singapore, Singapore to Xi'an is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in July, Xi'an is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Huangshan.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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nights
Huangshan

Huangshan ©
Named after the "Yellow Mountains" with which the region has long been associated, Huangshan offers access to UNESCO-listed sites both natural and man-made.
Change things up with these side-trips from Huangshan: Hongcun Ancient Village (in Yi County) and She County (Tangyue Arch Group, Huizhou Ancient City, & more). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain). The adventure continues: stroll around Huangshan Geopark, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lianhua Peak, steep yourself in history at Tunxi Ancient Street, and stroll through Celestial Capital Peak (Tian Du Feng).

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Huangshan online holiday maker .

You can fly from Xi'an to Huangshan in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Zhangjiajie.

Things to do in Huangshan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

She County, Hongcun Ancient Village
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Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) ©
Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)
Hongcun Ancient Village ©
Hongcun Ancient Village
Huangshan Geopark ©
Huangshan Geopark

4
nights
Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie ©
The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
On the 9th (Fri), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring the underground world of Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tianzi Mountain, take in panoramic vistas at Huangshi Village, and look for all kinds of wild species at Suoxiyu Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zhangjiajie trip builder website .

You can fly from Huangshan to Zhangjiajie in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Guangzhou.

Things to do in Zhangjiajie

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Guangzhou

Guangzhou ©
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
When in Guangzhou, make a side trip to see Shenzhen Window of the World in Shenzhen, approximately 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Canton Tower, step off the mainland to explore Shamian Island, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll the grounds of Muslim Hero Tomb.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Guangzhou driving holiday website .

Traveling by flight from Zhangjiajie to Guangzhou takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Guangzhou can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Shenzhen Window of the World
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Shamian Island ©
Shamian Island
Canton Tower ©
Canton Tower
Shenzhen Window of the World ©
Shenzhen Window of the World

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