23 days in China Itinerary

23 days in China Itinerary

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23 days in China Itinerary

Start: Santa Maria
Fly:  41​h
1
Hong Kong
— 5 nights
+3
train + foot + bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Huangshan
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Shanghai
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Xi'an
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Beijing
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Luanping County
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  39​h
End: Santa Maria

5
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hong Kong: Macau (A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu) & Ruins of St. Paul's). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park, make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, and enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak).

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong travel itinerary planner.

Santa Maria, Brazil to Hong Kong is an approximately 41-hour flight. You'll lose 11 hours traveling from Santa Maria to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Maria in July, with highs in Hong Kong at 38°C and lows at 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Huangshan.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Macau
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

3
nights
Huangshan

Named after the "Yellow Mountains" with which the region has long been associated, Huangshan offers access to UNESCO-listed sites both natural and man-made.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huangshan: She County (Huangshan Nanqiao Building & Xuguo Stone Arch). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Huangshan, contemplate the long history of Former Residence of Cheng Dawei, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Huangshan fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hong Kong to Huangshan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Huangshan

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

She County
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Photography Tours
Mt. Huangshan ©
Mt. Huangshan

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.
Shanghai is known for historic sites, shopping, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Bund (Wai Tan), get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Zhujiajiao Ancient Town.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Shanghai attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Huangshan to Shanghai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Shanghai can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Shanghai

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

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): delve into the distant past at Eastern Royal Tombs of the Qin Dynasty of Xi'an, then take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, then steep yourself in history at Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xi'an Mosque. On the next day, make a trip to Muslim Quarter, delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Xi'an attractions website .

You can fly from Shanghai to Xi'an in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Xi'an. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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4
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, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get great views at Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), and admire the striking features of Temple of Heaven.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Beijing visit website .

Fly from Xi'an to Beijing in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Luanping County.

Things to do in Beijing

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

1
night
Luanping County

Luanping County ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see Jinshanling Great Wall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Luanping County trip planner.

You can drive from Beijing to Luanping County in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luanping County

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jinshanling Great Wall ©
Jinshanling Great Wall

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