15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beijing
— 3 nights
2
Shanghai
— 3 nights
3
Shenzhen
— 2 nights
4
Hong Kong
— 5 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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple of Heaven, take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To find more things to do and tourist information, read our Beijing trip itinerary maker site.

Newark, USA to Beijing is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Newark to Beijing due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in December; daily highs in Beijing reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), wander the streets of Former French Concession, examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Shanghai road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Beijing in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Shanghai, with highs around °F, while nights are warmer with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shenzhen.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Shanghai World Financial Center ©
Shanghai World Financial Center

2
nights
Shenzhen

Shenzhen ©
A fairly humble collection of farming and fishing villages and towns until 1979, you wouldn't guess as much when taking a tour of Shenzhen.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Futian Nature Reserve, thenhead outdoors with Shenzhen OCT Resort, and then enjoy some diversion at Shekou Sea World. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Nanling Village of Shenzhen, thenhead outdoors with Golden Bay Beach Resort, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shenzhen Mosque.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Shenzhen attractions app.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Shenzhen takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in December, expect Shenzhen to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shenzhen

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
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Shenzhen Mosque ©
Shenzhen Mosque

5
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: find something for the whole family at Hong Kong Disneyland, make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History, and walk around Nan Lian Garden.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong visit planning site.

Hong Kong is very close to Shenzhen. In December, daily temperatures in Hong Kong can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 5th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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