11 days in China Itinerary

11 days in China Itinerary

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11 days in China Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Xi'an
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Beijing
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Shanghai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Huangshan
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the ancient world of Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), then don't miss a visit to Muslim Quarter, and then admire the masterpieces at Tang Bo Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) and then get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Xi'an trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Xi'an is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Xi'an hover around 26°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums
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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, shopping, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), and see the interesting displays at The Palace Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Beijing online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Xi'an to Beijing takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

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

3
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.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, parks, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center, see the interesting displays at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and admire the striking features of Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu).

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Shanghai day trip planning site .

Getting from Beijing to Shanghai by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Shanghai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Huangshan.

Things to do in Shanghai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

1
night
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.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Huangshan.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Huangshan trip builder website .

You can fly from Shanghai to Huangshan in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Huangshan

Parks Nature
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Mt. Huangshan ©
Mt. Huangshan

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