19 days in China Itinerary

19 days in China Itinerary

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19 days in China Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  23​h
1
Hong Kong
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Zhangjiajie
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Shanghai
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Beijing
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Buffalo

3
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), steep yourself in history at Wong Tai Sin Temple (Sik Sik Yuen Temple), step off the mainland to explore Lantau Island, and don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hong Kong itinerary builder app .

Buffalo, USA to Hong Kong is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Hong Kong is 13 hours. Traveling from Buffalo in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Hong Kong: highs are around 91°F and lows about 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zhangjiajie.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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nights
Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie ©
The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
On the 26th (Wed), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring the underground world of Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, enjoy breathtaking views from Huangshi Village, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tianzi Mountain, and take in the dramatic natural features at Yellow Dragon Cave.

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Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Zhangjiajie takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Zhangjiajie

Nature Parks Wildlife
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4
nights
Shanghai

Shanghai ©
With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Shanghai is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Bund (Wai Tan), admire the striking features of Jade Buddha Temple, admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), and enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Shanghai travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Zhangjiajie to Shanghai in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August in Shanghai, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Tours Shopping Historic Sites
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

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Beijing

Beijing ©
As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, take some stellar pictures from Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven, and get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Beijing holiday planner.

You can fly from Shanghai to Beijing in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Beijing, with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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