31 days in China Itinerary

31 days in China Itinerary

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Lijiang
— 1 night
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Chengdu
— 2 nights
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Xi'an
— 3 nights
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Beijing
— 5 nights
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Harbin
— 4 nights
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Shanghai
— 5 nights
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Guangzhou
— 4 nights
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Hong Kong
— 6 nights

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Lijiang

Lijiang ©

Suzhou on the Plateau

The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town of Lijiang - China. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Three Parallel Rivers National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lijiang trip itinerary app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lijiang is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Lijiang

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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World heritage site
Old Town of Lijiang - China
4.3

2
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Chengdu

Chengdu ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Jinsha Site Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally stop by Suit Republic. On the next day, browse the different shops at IFS, then see the interesting displays at Sanhe Classic Car Museum, and then head outdoors with Kungfu Family.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chengdu driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Lijiang to Chengdu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Chengdu are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Chengdu

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Spas
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History Museum
Jinsha Site Museum
4.3
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Outdoor Activity
Kungfu Family
5.0

3
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Xi'an

Xi'an

Birthplace of Chinese Civilization

Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Spend the 6th (Sat) wandering through the wild on Travel China Guide. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, enjoy breathtaking views from Xi'an Bell Tower, explore the ancient world of Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), and don't miss a visit to Muslim Quarter.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Xi'an trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Chengdu to Xi'an takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Chengdu in March, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Xi'an. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
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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: see Mutianyu Great Wall, steep yourself in history at Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling), ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, and get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Beijing trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Xi'an to Beijing in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Xi'an in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Beijing, with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Harbin.

Things to do in Beijing

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Must see
Mutianyu Great Wall
4.8
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World heritage site
The Palace Museum
4.4
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World heritage site
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
4.6

4
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Harbin

Harbin ©

Ice City

The influence of neighboring Russia remains visible throughout much of Harbin, with the country's northernmost metropolis possessing an intoxicating eclecticism in its architecture, food, and art.
Harbin is known for theme parks, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Harbin Ice and Snow World, walk around Jiuzhan Park, see the interesting displays at HaErBin GuiHua ZhanLanGuan, and admire the striking features of Harbin Flood Control Memorial Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Harbin trip planner.

You can fly from Beijing to Harbin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Beijing in March; daily highs in Harbin reach 4°C and lows reach -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Harbin

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks
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Specialty Museum
Saint Sophia Cathedral
3.8

5
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Shanghai

Shanghai ©

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.
On the 20th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan), take in the spiritual surroundings of Longhua Temple, admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), and admire the striking features of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Shanghai day trip planner.

Fly from Harbin to Shanghai in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Harbin in March, with highs in Shanghai at 18°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Guangzhou.

Things to do in Shanghai

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Guangzhou

Guangzhou ©
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
Venture out of the city with trips to Macau (Kun Iam Temple, Ruins of St. Paul's, &more). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Chimelong Tourist Resort and contemplate the long history of Archaeological Site Museum of Nanyue Palace.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Guangzhou tour itinerary website.

Fly from Shanghai to Guangzhou in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, Guangzhou is somewhat warmer than Shanghai - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Religious Site
A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu)
3.8

6
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Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), head off the coast to Lantau island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze), and stroll around Nan Lian Garden.

Plan trip to Hong Kong with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Guangzhou to Hong Kong in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Theme Park
Hong Kong Disneyland
4.1
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Island
Lantau island
4.6

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