8 days in China Itinerary

8 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Beijing
— 3 nights
2
Shanghai
— 2 nights
3
Hong Kong
— 2 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, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), get to know the fascinating history of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), and get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Beijing trip builder site.

Mumbai, India to Beijing is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to China Standard Time is 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Beijing when traveling from Mumbai in August, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

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

2
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, then take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and finally take some stellar pictures from Jin Mao Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Jade Buddha Temple, admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), and finally shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Shanghai trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Shanghai when traveling from Beijing in August, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums · Parks · 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
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
On the 24th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline, take a leisurely stroll along Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, then enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), and finally examine the collection at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hong Kong day trip planning app.

You can fly from Shanghai to Hong Kong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Hong Kong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Skyline ©
Hong Kong Skyline

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