30 days in Hunan & Guilin Itinerary

30 days in Hunan & Guilin Itinerary

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Liuyang
— 1 night
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Zhuzhou
— 2 nights
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Xiangtan
— 1 night
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Changsha
— 4 nights
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Shaoshan
— 2 nights
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Hengyang
— 3 nights
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Zixing
— 2 nights
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Jishou
— 1 day
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Fenghuang County
— 3 nights
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Zhangjiajie
— 6 nights
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Guilin
— 3 nights

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Liuyang

Liuyang
Liuyang is a county-level city, the most populous and the easternmost county-level division of Hunan Province, China; it is under the administration of Changsha prefecture-level City. On the 2nd (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dawei Mountain National Forest Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Simiao Park and then head outdoors with Zhouluo Scenic Resort.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Liuyang trip maker app.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Liuyang is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kota Kinabalu in November; daily highs in Liuyang reach 19°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zhuzhou.

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Zhuzhou

Zhuzhou ©
Zhuzhou, formerly Jianning, is a prefecture-level city of Hunan Province, China, a little to the southeast of Changsha and bordering Jiangxi to the east. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): examine the collection at Zhuzhou Planning Exhibition Hall, don't miss a visit to Yandi Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Zhuzhou Radio And Television Tower, and finally take advantage of the amenities at Zhuzhou Shennong Ecological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Shifeng Park and then get in on the family fun at Zhuzhou Fantawild Adventure.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zhuzhou trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Liuyang to Zhuzhou takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Xiangtan.

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Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Historic Walking Area
Shifeng Park
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Xiangtan

Xiangtan ©
Xiangtan is a prefecture-level city in Hunan province, China. On the 6th (Wed), browse the different shops at Step by step Plaza, explore the galleries of Qi Baishi Memorial hall, then stroll around Yuhu Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Xiangtan Confucious' Temple.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Xiangtan road trip planning tool.

Drive from Zhuzhou to Xiangtan in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Changsha.

Things to do in Xiangtan

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Park
Yuhu Park
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Changsha

Changsha ©

Star City

A good starting point for explorations of the province, Changsha stands as a modern city with 3,000 years of history behind it.
Take a break from Changsha with a short trip to Ningxiang Tanhe Ancient City in Ningxiang County, about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Yuelu, walk around Martyr's Park, examine the collection at Changsha Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Kai Fu Temple.

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Traveling by car from Xiangtan to Changsha takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Shaoshan.

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Mountain
Mount Yuelu
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Entertainment Center
Orange Island Park
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Shaoshan

Shaoshan ©
Shaoshan is a county-level city in Hunan Province, China. On the 11th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan), then take an in-depth tour of Shaoshan Mao Zedong Memorial Museum, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Shaoshan Dishui Cavern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): take a stroll around Huaminglou Tourist Area, don't miss a visit to Tomb of Mao Zedong's parents, and then stroll around Mingyuan Park, Shaoshan.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Shaoshan trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Changsha to Shaoshan takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Hengyang.

Things to do in Shaoshan

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

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Hengyang

Hengyang ©
Hengyang is the second largest city of Hunan Province, China. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hengyang: Hengyang Pangu Mountain (in Leiyang) and Hengshan Ancient City (in Hengshan County). The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mt. Hengshan Temple Fairs, contemplate the long history of Shigu Academy, contemplate the waterfront views at Ling Lake, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hengshan.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hengyang trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Shaoshan to Hengyang in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Zixing.

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Mountain
Mount Hengshan
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Zixing

Zixing
Zixing is a county-level city in Hunan Province, China, it is under the administration of Chenzhou prefecture-level City.Located on the southeast of the province, it is near to the north of the Chenzhou city proper. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the engineering at Dongjiang Dam, then don't miss a visit to Wuman Xiaodongjiang Scenic Resort, then contemplate the waterfront views at Xiaodong River, and finally take in the views from Cable Bridge Over Xiaodong River. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Dongjiang Lake Scenic Area.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Zixing holiday planner.

Drive from Hengyang to Zixing in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Jishou.

Things to do in Zixing

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Jishou

Jishou
Jishou is a county-level city and the seat of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan province, China.Located on the west of the province, the city is bordered to the northwest by Huayuan and Baojing Counties, to the northeast by Guzhang County, to the southeast by Luxi County, to the southwest by Fenghuang County. On the 18th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Dehang Canyon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aizhai Winding Road.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jishou trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Zixing to Jishou in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fenghuang County.

Things to do in Jishou

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Fenghuang County

Fenghuang County ©
The main town of Fenghuang County boasts a rich history of more than 300 years, with well-preserved architecture and cultural traditions.
Fenghuang County is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Phoenix Ancient Town, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Xiangbi Mountain of Fenghuang, make a trip to Huangsi Bridge Ancient City, and contemplate the waterfront views at Xiangxi Shawan Scenic Resort.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fenghuang County itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Jishou to Fenghuang County takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Zhangjiajie.

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Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Historic Site
Tuojiang Ancient Street
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Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie ©
The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
Spend the 22nd (Fri) among lush scenery at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, admire the striking features of Zhangjiajie Old Courtyard, take in panoramic vistas at Huangshizhai, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zhangjiajie itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Fenghuang County to Zhangjiajie in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Guilin.

Things to do in Zhangjiajie

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

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Guilin

Guilin ©
The riverside karst landscape around Guilin has long made it a favorite with Chinese poets, photographers, and travelers.
On the 28th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan), then stroll around Riyue Shuangta Cultural Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Reed Flute Cave (Ludi Yan). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): make a trip to Ping'an Village, take some stellar pictures from Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces, and then get great views at Wave-Subduing Hill Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Guilin trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Zhangjiajie to Guilin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Guilin

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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