9 days in China Itinerary

9 days in China Itinerary

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9 days in China Itinerary

Savannah
Fly:  23​h
Hong Kong
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
Shanghai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Beijing
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
Savannah

2
days
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland. On the next day, meet the residents at Ocean Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong route planning app .

Savannah, USA to Hong Kong is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Hong Kong Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. Traveling from Savannah in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 77°F in Hong Kong. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

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

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Jin Mao Tower, then enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), then take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Bund (Wai Tan).

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Shanghai road trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in May; daily highs in Shanghai reach 78°F and lows reach 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Beijing.

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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai World Financial Center ©
Shanghai World Financial Center
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©

2
days
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.
On the 15th (Tue), admire the striking features of Hall of Supreme Harmony, admire the striking features of The Palace Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Mutianyu Great Wall.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Beijing day trip planner.

Getting from Shanghai to Beijing by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in May, expect little chillier with lows of 56°F in Beijing. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

#Historic Sites, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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