17 days in China Itinerary

17 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Monterrey
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Shanghai
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Beijing
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Guangzhou
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Hong Kong
— 5 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Monterrey

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Bund (Wai Tan) and Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), make a trip to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and admire the striking features of Jin Mao Tower.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Shanghai trip planner.

Monterrey, Mexico to Shanghai is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to China Standard Time, which is usually a 14 hour difference. April in Shanghai sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai World Financial Center ©
Shanghai World Financial Center
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mutianyu Great Wall and Temple of Heaven. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), steep yourself in history at Bell and Drum Towers, and look for gifts at PAPP'S TEA.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Beijing trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Shanghai to Beijing in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Beijing, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Guangzhou.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Olympic Park ©
Olympic Park
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)

2
nights
Guangzhou

Guangzhou ©
A massive metropolis and critical international trading hub, Guangzhou sprawls along the Pearl River, distinctly vibrant and cosmopolitan.
On the 12th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Chimelong Safari Park and then step off the mainland to explore Shamian Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then find something for the whole family at Chimelong Paradise.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Guangzhou trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Guangzhou takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Beijing in April: high temperatures in Guangzhou hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Guangzhou

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Shamian Island ©
Shamian Island
Chimelong Safari Park ©
Chimelong Safari Park
Chimelong Paradise ©
Chimelong Paradise

5
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Bring the kids along to Hong Kong Disneyland and Victoria Peak (The Peak). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park, engage your brain at Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences, explore the galleries of Bamboo Scenes, and appreciate the history behind Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha).

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hong Kong trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Guangzhou to Hong Kong in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Hong Kong sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History

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