13 days in China Itinerary

13 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beijing
— 3 nights
2
Shanghai
— 3 nights
3
Hong Kong
— 2 nights
4
Sanya
— 1 night
5
Chengdu
— 2 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mutianyu Great Wall and The Palace Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Panjiayuan Antique Market and PAPP'S TEA. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, don't miss a visit to Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and take in panoramic vistas at Bell and Drum Towers.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Beijing journey planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Beijing is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to China Standard Time is 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in June; daily highs in Beijing reach 36°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)

3
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Zhujiajiao Ancient Town and The Bund (Wai Tan). Head to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road) and Xintiandifor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Former French Concession, view the masterpieces at Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and look for gifts at Spin Ceramics.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Shanghai online day trip planner.

Getting from Beijing to Shanghai by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Beijing in June: highs in Shanghai hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town ©
Zhujiajiao Ancient Town
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)

2
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
On the 9th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tai Long Wan, and then stop by MILK Shirts. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park and then buy something for everyone on your list at IFC mall.

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Fly from Shanghai to Hong Kong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, Hong Kong is a bit warmer than Shanghai - with highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Sanya.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
IFC mall ©
IFC mall
Tai Long Wan ©
Tai Long Wan

1
night
Sanya

Sanya ©
The climate and coastline bring visitors from far and wide on vacations to Sanya, with its 40 km (25 mi) of shoreline almost entirely devoted to tourism.
On the 11th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Tianya Haijiao and then kick back and relax at Yalong Bay.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sanya trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Sanya takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hong Kong in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sanya, with lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Sanya

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Yalong Bay ©
Yalong Bay
Tianya Haijiao ©
Tianya Haijiao

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Yinchang Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi), and then look for gifts at Fangsuo Book Store.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chengdu holiday planning site.

Fly from Sanya to Chengdu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sanya in June; daily highs in Chengdu reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. On the 13th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Chengdu

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Yinchang Valley
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