8 days in Beijing & Shanghai Itinerary

8 days in Beijing & Shanghai Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beijing
— 3 nights
2
Shanghai
— 4 nights

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.
Head to Nanluoguxiang and Wang Fu Jing Da Jiefor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at The Palace Museum and Lama Temple (Yonghegong). There's much more to do: see Mutianyu Great Wall, try out the rides at Olympic Park, stroll around Ritan Park (Ritan Gongyuan), and get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

Make your Beijing itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Beijing is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Hanoi to Beijing, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Beijing can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

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.
Head to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road) and South Bund Soft Spinning Material Marketfor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) and Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Former French Concession, enjoy breathtaking views from Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), stop by Xintiandi, and get great views at Jin Mao Tower.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Shanghai online travel route planner.

You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Beijing in June: highs in Shanghai hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

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