4 days in China Itinerary

4 days in China Itinerary

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Shanghai
— 1 night
2
Beijing
— 2 nights

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): walk around Fuxing Park and then take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), then examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and finally admire the striking features of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Shanghai trip builder app.

Singapore, Singapore to Shanghai is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Singapore in September, expect Shanghai to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)

2
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.
On the 24th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong) and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Beijing attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Beijing takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Shanghai in September since evenings lows in Beijing dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Museums
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Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

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