11 days in China Itinerary

11 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nanjing
— 1 night
2
Shanghai
— 2 nights
3
Suzhou
— 1 night
4
Hangzhou
— 2 nights
5
Huangshan
— 3 nights

1
night
Nanjing

Nanjing ©
Located on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing was the capital city of numerous dynasties over the ages.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Nanjing City Wall (Ming City Wall), thensee the interesting displays at Presidential palace of Nanjing, and then contemplate the long history of Jiming Temple.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nanjing road trip website.

Los Angeles, USA to Nanjing is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to China Standard Time is 16 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nanjing, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Nanjing

Historic Sites Museums
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Nanjing City Wall (Ming City Wall) ©
Nanjing City Wall (Ming City Wall)
Presidential palace of Nanjing ©
Presidential palace of Nanjing
Jiming Temple ©
Jiming Temple

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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.
On the 18th (Thu), examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), get to know the fascinating history of Former French Concession, and then wander the streets of Taikang Road. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Soong Ching-ling Memorial Residence, take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), thensee the interesting displays at Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, and finally learn more about the world around you at Shanghai Natural History Museum (Jing'an).

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Shanghai trip maker tool.

Getting from Nanjing to Shanghai by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June in Shanghai, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Suzhou.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Former French Concession ©
Former French Concession
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum ©
Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum

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Suzhou

Suzhou ©
One of the oldest settlements in the Yangtze basin, Suzhou remains a complex, labyrinthine set of old canal districts, World Heritage gardens, and sprawling modern developments.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Landscape Architecture, admire the striking features of Garden Ke, thenget to know the fascinating history of Panmen Gate, and finally take in the views from Wu Men Qiao.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Suzhou online travel planner.

Getting from Shanghai to Suzhou by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hangzhou.

Things to do in Suzhou

Historic Sites
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Panmen Gate ©
Panmen Gate
Landscape Architecture ©
Landscape Architecture
Garden Ke ©
Garden Ke

2
nights
Hangzhou

Hangzhou
Hangzhou, the scenic capital of Zheijang Province, remains a popular vacation choice for tourists interested in the area's numerous cultural and natural sights.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Gu Shan (Solitary Hill) and then Head underground at Yaoling Cave. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tianmushan Scenic Aera and then see the interesting displays at National Tea Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hangzhou vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Suzhou to Hangzhou in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Hangzhou are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Huangshan.

Things to do in Hangzhou

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tianmushan Scenic Aera, Yaoling Cave
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Huangshan

Huangshan ©
Named after the "Yellow Mountains" with which the region has long been associated, Huangshan offers access to UNESCO-listed sites both natural and man-made.
Visiting Xihai Great Canyon and Mt. Huangshan will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Jiuhuashan (Mountain of Nine Lotuses) and Celestial Capital Peak (Tian Du Feng). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Ancient Buildings of Chengkan Village and take in the awesome beauty at Jiuhua Mountain.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Huangshan holiday planner.

You can drive from Hangzhou to Huangshan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huangshan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jiuhuashan (Mountain of Nine Lotuses)
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Xihai Great Canyon ©
Xihai Great Canyon
Mt. Huangshan ©
Mt. Huangshan
Jiuhuashan (Mountain of Nine Lotuses)
Jiuhuashan (Mountain of Nine Lotuses)

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