7 days in China Itinerary

7 days in China Itinerary

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7 days in China Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h
1
Hong Kong
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Shanghai
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Beijing
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware and then get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Ocean Park and then take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak).

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong travel itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Hong Kong is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Hong Kong. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Dubai in November: highs in Hong Kong hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Hong Kong Disneyland ©
Hong Kong Disneyland
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Ocean Park ©
Ocean Park

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.
On the 8th (Fri), examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Shanghai driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Hong Kong to Shanghai in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in November, things will get a bit cooler in Shanghai: highs are around 20°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) 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)

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: make a trip to Mutianyu Great Wall, get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), take some stellar pictures from Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), and get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Beijing holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Beijing takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Shanghai in November, you will find days in Beijing are little chillier (11°C), and nights are colder (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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