7 days in China Itinerary

7 days in China Itinerary

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Start: Nanning
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Changsha
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Wuhan
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Dali
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Lijiang
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Nanning

1
night
Changsha

Changsha ©
A good starting point for explorations of the province, Changsha stands as a modern city with 3,000 years of history behind it.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and design of Hunan University.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Changsha trip planner.

Nanning to Changsha is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Wuhan.

Things to do in Changsha

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Mount Yuelu ©
Mount Yuelu
Yuelu Academy ©
Yuelu Academy
Hunan University ©
Hunan University

2
nights
Wuhan

Wuhan ©
The provincial capital, Wuhan represents a major hub of commerce, industry, and culture in the center of the country.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Wuhan Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Hubei Provincial Museum, and then explore the activities along East Lake in Wuhan. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Jinyin Lake Park, thenstroll around Ziyang Park, thendon't miss a visit to Yellow Crane Tower, and finally make a trip to Donghu Scenic Resort.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Wuhan road trip website.

You can take a train from Changsha to Wuhan in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Wuhan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Dali.

Things to do in Wuhan

Museums Parks Nature
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Hubei Provincial Museum ©
Hubei Provincial Museum
Yellow Crane Tower ©
Yellow Crane Tower
Wuhan Museum ©
Wuhan Museum

1
night
Dali

Dali ©
Combining a glorious past with modern conveniences and scenic natural surroundings, Dali stands out as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Yunnan, perched in a strategic location and boasting fertile fields for agriculture.
On the 24th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple (Northwest Gate), take a stroll through Dali Ancient, and then view the masterpieces at Da Li Shi Kong Guo Shi Museum.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dali holiday website.

You can fly from Wuhan to Dali in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lijiang.

Things to do in Dali

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Dali Ancient ©
Dali Ancient

2
nights
Lijiang

Lijiang
The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Sanyan Well, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town of Lijiang - China, thensteep yourself in history at Mufu Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Yuhe Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Black Dragon Pond Park, thencontemplate the long history of Shuhe Ancient Town, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Moon Valley.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lijiang online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Dali to Lijiang by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lijiang

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Old Town of Lijiang - China
Old Town of Lijiang - China
Shuhe Ancient Town ©
Shuhe Ancient Town
Black Dragon Pond Park ©
Black Dragon Pond Park

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