15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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15 days in China Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Beijing
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Shanghai
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + train:  5​h 30​min
3
Hong Kong
— 4 nights
+3
train + foot + bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Xi'an
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Chengdu
— 1 night
Fly + train:  14​h 15​min
End: Brussels

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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, examine the collection at National Museum Of China, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), and admire the landmark architecture of The Palace Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Beijing day trip tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Beijing is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Brussels to Beijing due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in June, things will get a bit warmer in Beijing: highs are around 36°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, parks, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), make a trip to Zhujiajiao Ancient Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Longhua Temple, and take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Shanghai road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Shanghai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in June, you will find days in Shanghai are little chillier (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

4
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Hong Kong is known for shopping, theme parks, parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline, take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, and pause for some photo ops at Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha).

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hong Kong online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Hong Kong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; 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 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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 21st (Sun), delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), make a trip to Muslim Quarter, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Xi'an Bell Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) and then take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Xi'an road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hong Kong to Xi'an takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in June, Xi'an is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Chengdu.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Jinsha Site Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi).

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chengdu trip website .

You can fly from Xi'an to Chengdu in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Chengdu when traveling from Xi'an in June, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chengdu

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Jinsha Site Museum ©
Jinsha Site Museum

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