16 days in China Itinerary

16 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Beijing
— 3 nights
Train:  5 h
2
Xi'an
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
3
Huangshan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Shanghai
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Hong Kong
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Belgrade

3
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, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Bell and Drum Towers.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Beijing trip itinerary builder site.

Belgrade, Serbia to Beijing is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Belgrade to Beijing. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Belgrade in April: highs in Beijing hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses and then steep yourself in history at Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta). Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) and then don't miss a visit to Muslim Quarter.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Xi'an trip planner.

Getting from Beijing to Xi'an by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Xi'an are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Huangshan.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites 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)

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Xidi Ancient Village and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Huangshan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Huangshan Hot Spring and then walk around Huangshan Geopark.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Huangshan trip planning app.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Xi'an to Huangshan in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shanghai.

Things to do in Huangshan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Xidi Ancient Village
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Mt. Huangshan ©
Mt. Huangshan
Huangshan Geopark ©
Huangshan Geopark
Xidi Ancient Village ©
Xidi Ancient Village

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Xitang Ancient Town in Jiashan County (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple, and make a trip to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Shanghai journey planning app.

Getting from Huangshan to Shanghai by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Shanghai can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Xitang Ancient Town
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)

3
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: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), try out the rides at Ocean Park, and pause for some photo ops at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha).

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hong Kong tour planner.

Getting from Shanghai to Hong Kong by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Hong Kong: highs are around 32°C and lows about 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

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