15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Beijing
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Shanghai
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
3
Hong Kong
— 4 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
4
Lijiang
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Xi'an
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Dublin

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), stop by PAPP'S TEA, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Heaven, and see The Great Wall at Badaling.

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Dublin, Ireland to Beijing is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Dublin to Beijing. Traveling from Dublin in April, things will get a bit warmer in Beijing: highs are around 26°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The Great Wall at Badaling ©
The Great Wall at Badaling
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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Bund (Wai Tan), admire the striking features of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), appreciate the history behind Jade Buddha Temple, and enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Shanghai trip itinerary site.

Fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Shanghai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Shopping Museums Tours
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland, take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, stroll through Lantau island, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong online trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Shanghai to Hong Kong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Shanghai in April, with highs in Hong Kong at 32°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Lijiang.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

1
night
Lijiang

Lijiang ©
The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the activities along Blue Moon Valley, ponder the design of Black Dragon Pond Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town of Lijiang - China.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Lijiang vacation site.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Hong Kong to Lijiang takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, flight, and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Lijiang

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Black Dragon Pond Park ©
Black Dragon Pond Park
Old Town of Lijiang - China
Old Town of Lijiang - China
Blue Moon Valley ©
Blue Moon Valley

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): 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.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Xi'an trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lijiang to Xi'an in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

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