15 days in China Itinerary

15 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hong Kong
— 4 nights
2
Huangshan
— 2 nights
3
Beijing
— 4 nights
4
Shanghai
— 4 nights

4
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Family-friendly places like Hong Kong Disneyland and Lantau island will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park, take a leisurely stroll along Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, get curious at Hong Kong Science Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Hong Kong Museum of History.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Hong Kong is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Hong Kong is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: highs in Hong Kong hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Huangshan.

Things to do in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park
Lantau island ©
Lantau island

2
nights
Huangshan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Xihai Great Canyon and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Huangshan. Here are some ideas for day two: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then explore the activities along Fuxi Tianhu Lake.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Huangshan road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Huangshan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Huangshan

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mt. Huangshan ©
Mt. Huangshan
Xihai Great Canyon ©
Xihai Great Canyon

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.
Bring the kids along to Mutianyu Great Wall and The Palace Museum. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), take in panoramic vistas at Bell and Drum Towers, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and find something for the whole family at Olympic Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Beijing trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Huangshan to Beijing takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Beijing sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

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

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Bund (Wai Tan) and Shanghai World Financial Center. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and stroll around Century Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Shanghai online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Shanghai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Beijing in January: highs in Shanghai hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

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

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