35 days in China Itinerary

35 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Shanghai
— 7 nights
2
Huangshan
— 3 nights
3
Hong Kong
— 6 nights
4
Chengdu
— 2 nights
5
Lhasa
— 3 nights
6
Xi'an
— 3 nights
7
Zhangye
— 2 nights
8
Dunhuang
— 3 nights
9
Beijing
— 4 nights

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shanghai Disneyland, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and Humble Administrator's Garden. There's much more to do: make a trip to The Bund (Wai Tan), get engrossed in the history at Shanghai Development Exhibition Hall, see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Jade Buddha Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shanghai trip itinerary builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Shanghai is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in June, things will get a bit cooler in Shanghai: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 8th (Tue), you're off to Huangshan.

Things to do in Shanghai

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trip

Humble Administrator's Garden
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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
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.
You've added Xidi Ancient Village, Hongcun Ancient Village, Huangshan Hot Spring, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Huangshan and stroll around Huangshan Geopark.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Huangshan route website.

Traveling by car from Shanghai to Huangshan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Huangshan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
You've added Hong Kong Science Museum, Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), Nan Lian Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. Pack the 16th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park, make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, examine the collection at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, and head off the coast to Lantau island.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hong Kong trip planner.

You can fly from Huangshan to Hong Kong in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Hong Kong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chengdu.

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
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

2
nights
Chengdu

Chengdu ©
The home of giant pandas for more than two million years, Chengdu's vast human history cowers in comparison to the natural heritage of the area.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wenshu Yuan Monastery as well as Mount Qingcheng. On the 17th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi). Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Qingcheng and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wenshu Yuan Monastery.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chengdu road trip planning website.

Fly from Hong Kong to Chengdu in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, Chengdu is a bit cooler than Hong Kong - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Chengdu

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Mount Qingcheng ©
Mount Qingcheng
Wenshu Yuan Monastery ©
Wenshu Yuan Monastery

3
nights
Lhasa

Lhasa ©
The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tibet Museum, Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sera Monastery.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lhasa day trip planning site.

Fly from Chengdu to Lhasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chengdu in June, expect Lhasa to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Lhasa

Historic Sites Museums
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Potala Palace ©
Potala Palace
Jokhang Temple ©
Jokhang Temple
Sera Monastery ©
Sera Monastery

3
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Xi'an is known for museums, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, steep yourself in history at Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), and enjoy breathtaking views from Xi'an Bell Tower.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Xi'an trip planner.

Getting from Lhasa to Xi'an by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lhasa in June, with highs in Xi'an at °C and lows at °C. You'll set off for Zhangye on the 25th (Fri).

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
Zhangye

Zhangye ©
Zhangye, formerly romanized as Changyeh or known as Kanchow, is a prefecture-level city in central Gansu Province in the People's Republic of China. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zhangye Danxia Geopark.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Zhangye trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Xi'an to Zhangye. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Dunhuang.

Things to do in Zhangye

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Zhangye Danxia Geopark
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Zhangye Danxia Geopark ©
Zhangye Danxia Geopark
Dafo Temple of Zhangye ©
Dafo Temple of Zhangye

3
nights
Dunhuang

Dunhuang ©
Once a vital stop-off on the Silk Road trade route, Dunhuang today offers travelers of all persuasions a place to rest in the middle of the desert.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Crescent Moon Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Dunhuang Grotto Art Protection,Examination and Exhibition Center, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Mogao Caves, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dunhuang online route planner.

Traveling by car from Zhangye to Dunhuang takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Dunhuang

Parks Nature Museums
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Mogao Caves ©
Mogao Caves
Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain ©
Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain

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, get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), find something for the whole family at Olympic Park, and explore the ancient world of Old Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan).

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Traveling by flight from Dunhuang to Beijing takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Beijing sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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