22 days in China Itinerary

22 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Xi'an
— 2 nights
2
Beijing
— 4 nights
3
Shanghai
— 4 nights
4
Suzhou
— 3 nights
5
Huangshan
— 2 nights
6
Hong Kong
— 6 nights

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
On the 14th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), take in panoramic vistas at Xi'an Bell Tower, and then delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang). Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Eastern Royal Tombs of the Qin Dynasty of Xi'an and then get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Xi'an vacation website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Xi'an is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. In March, Xi'an is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Beijing.

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)

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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, stroll through Temple of Heaven, appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), and take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Beijing online trip planner.

You can fly from Xi'an to Beijing in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Shanghai.

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

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Shanghai attractions planning website.

You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Beijing in March since evenings lows in Shanghai dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Suzhou.

Things to do in Shanghai

Tours Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Suzhou side-trips: Xitang Ancient Town (in Jiashan County) and Huzhou Nanxun Old Bridge (in Huzhou). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Tongli Town, walk around The Classical Gardens of Suzhou, examine the collection at Suzhou Garden Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Shantang Street.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Suzhou vacation website.

You can take a train from Shanghai to Suzhou in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Shanghai in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Suzhou, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Huangshan.

Things to do in Suzhou

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Xitang Ancient Town, Huzhou Nanxun Old Bridge
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Tongli Town ©
Tongli Town
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou ©
The Classical Gardens of Suzhou
Xitang Ancient Town ©
Xitang Ancient Town

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 27th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Shixin Peak and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Huangshan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Fuxi Tianhu Lake and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Huangshan vacation planner.

You can drive from Suzhou to Huangshan in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Huangshan

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mt. Huangshan ©
Mt. Huangshan
Shixin Peak ©
Shixin Peak

6
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 29th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hong Kong trip planner.

You can fly from Huangshan to Hong Kong in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Hong Kong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can 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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