8 days in China Itinerary

8 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Hong Kong
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Shanghai
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Beijing
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Charlotte

3
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, see the interesting displays at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park, and make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Hong Kong trip planner.

Charlotte, USA to Hong Kong is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Hong Kong is 13 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in October, you will find days in Hong Kong are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are warmer (76°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

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

1
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 31st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), thenmake a trip to The Bund (Wai Tan), thensee the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and finally make a trip to Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Shanghai road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hong Kong to Shanghai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in October; daily highs in Shanghai reach 75°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mutianyu Great Wall and then take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang). On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong).

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Beijing tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Beijing takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in October, things will get slightly colder in Beijing: highs are around 66°F and lows about 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

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