30 days in East Asia Itinerary

30 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock China trip planner

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Guangzhou
— 3 nights
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Shenzhen
— 2 nights
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Hong Kong
— 3 nights
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Chengdu
— 3 nights
Train to Shapingba Station, Subway to Chongqing
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Chongqing
— 2 nights
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Qingdao
— 3 nights
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Nanjing
— 5 nights
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Shanghai
— 5 nights
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Wenzhou
— 3 nights
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Guangzhou

— 3 nights
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chen Clan Ancestral Hall-Folk Craft Museum and Canton Tower. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Shamian Island, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Chimelong Safari Park, get to know the resident critters at Guangzhou Zoo, and make a trip to Sun Yat-sen University.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Guangzhou online tour itinerary planner.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Guangzhou is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to China Standard Time is 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Guangzhou are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Shenzhen.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:

Shenzhen

— 2 nights
A fairly humble collection of farming and fishing villages and towns until 1979, you wouldn't guess as much when taking a tour of Shenzhen.
For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Shenzhen trip builder app.

You can take a train from Guangzhou to Shenzhen in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shenzhen

Theme Parks · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:

Hong Kong

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dragon's Back and Hong Kong Maritime Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hong Kong: Macau (City of Dreams, Guia Fortress, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), stop by L&K Custom Tailor, and take a leisurely stroll along Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hong Kong day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shenzhen to Hong Kong takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Hong Kong, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to Chengdu.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Trails · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:

Chengdu

— 3 nights

Hibiscus City

The home of giant pandas for more than two million years, Chengdu's vast human history cowers in comparison to the natural heritage of the area.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Tianfu Square. Spend the 9th (Tue) on the rails with a train tour. There's more to do: examine the collection at Chengdu Museum (Old Hall).

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chengdu itinerary planner.

Fly from Hong Kong to Chengdu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in November; daily highs in Chengdu reach 19°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chongqing.

Things to do in Chengdu

Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:

Chongqing

— 2 nights
With one of the most populated and largest metropolitan areas in the world, Chongqing was the de facto capital of China during World War II. Its wartime political importance and post-war economic boom have left a number of attractions in Chongqing, including war memorials and museums, government buildings, and thriving commercial districts with a wealth of malls and more traditional market areas.
Step off the beaten path and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Chongqing Wu River. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Three Gorges Museum and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chongqing Zoo (Chongqing Dongwuyuan).

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chongqing holiday builder app.

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Chengdu to Chongqing takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Chongqing can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can fly to Qingdao.

Things to do in Chongqing

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:

Qingdao

— 3 nights
The city of Qingdao has become particularly well known for its clean streets, orderly layout, and blending of the old and the new.
Step off the beaten path and head to Qingdao Beer Museum and May Fourth Square. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Badaguan Scenic Resort, take in the awesome beauty at Qingdao XiaoYushan Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laoshan Scenic Area.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Qingdao trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Chongqing to Qingdao in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chongqing in November: high temperatures in Qingdao hover around 15°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Nanjing.

Things to do in Qingdao

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:

Nanjing

— 5 nights
Located on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing was the capital city of numerous dynasties over the ages.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling) and Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre, browse the different shops at Techi Plaza, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Qixia Mountain, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qixia Temple.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nanjing route builder site.

You can fly from Qingdao to Nanjing in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Qingdao in November, Nanjing is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Shanghai.

Things to do in Nanjing

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:

Shanghai

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Orient

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum and Jade Buddha Temple. Spend the 23rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on Travel China Guide. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), take in the spiritual surroundings of Longhua Temple, enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, and examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan).

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Shanghai online tour planner.

Getting from Nanjing to Shanghai by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nanjing in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Shanghai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wenzhou.

Things to do in Shanghai

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 27:

Wenzhou

— 3 nights
Wenzhou is a prefecture-level city in southeastern Zhejiang province in the People's Republic of China. On the 28th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Nanxi River and then admire the sheer force of Nanxijiang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to WuMa BuXingJie and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt.Yandang Resort.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wenzhou road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shanghai to Wenzhou. You will leave for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Wenzhou

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
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