25 days in China Itinerary

25 days in China Itinerary

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25 days in China Itinerary

Start: Aurangabad
Fly:  16 h
1
Hong Kong
— 5 nights
Train + Subway:  1 h 45 min
2
Guangzhou
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Shanghai
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Xi'an
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Beijing
— 5 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Aurangabad

5
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland, enjoy some diversion at Sandbox VR, stroll around Nan Lian Garden, and get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Hong Kong attractions website .

Aurangabad, India to Hong Kong is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Aurangabad to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Aurangabad in February, plan for cooler days and about the same nights in Hong Kong: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Guangzhou.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

4
nights
Guangzhou

Guangzhou
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
Get out of town with these interesting Guangzhou side-trips: Macau (Macao Museum, Ruins of St. Paul's, &more). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Shamian Island, take in the views from Liede Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Canton Tower.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Guangzhou online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and subway from Hong Kong to Guangzhou in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hong Kong in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Guangzhou, with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Macau
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 2:
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Ruins of St. Paul's
Ruins of St. Paul's
Casino at Venetian Macao ©
Casino at Venetian Macao
Macao Museum ©
Macao Museum

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Suzhou (Suzhou Garden Museum & The Lingering Garden) and Huanxiu Bridge (in Jiashan County). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), get great views at Jin Mao Tower, and take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Shanghai online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, Shanghai is slightly colder than Guangzhou - with highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Suzhou, Huanxiu Bridge
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

3
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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), steep yourself in history at Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Xi'an trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Shanghai to Xi'an in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in March, Xi'an is slightly colder at night with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

5
nights
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Mutianyu Great Wall, take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, see the interesting displays at National Museum Of China, and get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Beijing road trip planning tool .

Getting from Xi'an to Beijing by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Xi'an in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Beijing, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 15:
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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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