15 days in East Asia Itinerary

15 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock China sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Hangzhou
— 3 nights
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Suzhou
— 2 nights
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Shanghai
— 4 nights
Fly
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Beijing
— 4 nights
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Hangzhou

— 3 nights

Paradise on Earth

Hangzhou, the scenic capital of Zheijang Province, remains a popular vacation choice for tourists interested in the area's numerous cultural and natural sights.
Get out of town with these interesting Hangzhou side-trips: Lin'an (Stone Great Wall Scienc Spot & West Tianmu Mountain). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at West Lake (Xi Hu), steep yourself in history at Xiangji Temple, get in on the family fun at Crazy Apple land, and get engrossed in the history at The Grand Jinghang Canal Museum.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hangzhou trip website.

Los Angeles, USA to Hangzhou is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Hangzhou due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, things will get slightly colder in Hangzhou: highs are around 53°F and lows about 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Suzhou.

Things to do in Hangzhou

Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

Suzhou

— 2 nights

Venice of the East

One of the oldest settlements in the Yangtze basin, Suzhou remains a complex, labyrinthine set of old canal districts, World Heritage gardens, and sprawling modern developments.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): walk around The Classical Gardens of Suzhou, then see the interesting displays at Suzhou Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Humble Administrator's Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Luzhi Town, then contemplate the long history of Tongli Town, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Ruiguang Tower.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Suzhou attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Hangzhou to Suzhou takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Hangzhou in February, plan for much colder days in Suzhou, with highs around 24°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Shanghai.

Things to do in Suzhou

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Shanghai

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Orient

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, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and make a trip to Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Shanghai sightseeing planner.

Getting from Suzhou to Shanghai by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Suzhou in February: highs in Shanghai hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Tours

Beijing

— 4 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, make a trip to Bell and Drum Towers, take some stellar pictures from Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), and contemplate the long history of Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

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Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Beijing takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, Beijing is a bit cooler than Shanghai - with highs of 42°F and lows of 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours