16 days in China Itinerary

16 days in China Itinerary

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Fly
1
Beijing
— 5 nights
Fly
2
Dalian
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Dandong
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Lhasa
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Nyingchi County
— 2 nights
Fly

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5
nights
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, appreciate the extensive heritage of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), take in panoramic vistas at Bell and Drum Towers, and admire the landmark architecture of The Great Wall at Badaling.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Beijing attractions planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Beijing is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Beijing, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in March, expect nights in Beijing to be about the same, around 33°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Dalian.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Must see
Mutianyu Great Wall
4.8
The Palace Museum ©
Must see
The Palace Museum
4.4

2
nights
Dalian

The large city of Dalian gets its history from its seaport, its modernity from its industry, and its visitors from the fact it largely keeps these things from view.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): wander the streets of Dalian Laohutan Square and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ji Di Guan - Pole Aquarium.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Black Mountain of Dalian, then get your game on at Dalian Discovery Kingdom, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dalian Catholic church.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dalian trip planner.

You can fly from Beijing to Dalian in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Beijing in March, plan for slightly colder days in Dalian, with highs around 50°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dandong.

Things to do in Dalian

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
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Xinghai Square ©
Landmark
Xinghai Square
4.0

2
nights
Dandong

Looking out over the meeting point of the Yellow Sea and Yalu River, Dandong holds the title of China's largest border city.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): snap pictures at Yalu River Broken Bridge and then stroll around Yalu River Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dandong day trip planning site.

Getting from Dalian to Dandong by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Lhasa.

Things to do in Dandong

Parks
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2
nights
Lhasa

The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jokhang Temple, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barkhor Street, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sera Monastery.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lhasa tour itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Dandong to Lhasa takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. March in Lhasa sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 33°F at night. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Nyingchi County.

Things to do in Lhasa

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Potala Palace ©
World heritage site
Potala Palace
4.7
Jokhang Temple ©
World heritage site
Jokhang Temple
4.7
Barkhor Street ©
Historic Walking Area
Barkhor Street
4.5

2
nights
Nyingchi County

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Yarlong Tsangpo River and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nnamjagbarwa Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Biri Mountain and then identify plant and animal life at Giant Cypress Nature Reserve of Bajie, Nyingchi.

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Traveling by car from Lhasa to Nyingchi County takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nyingchi County

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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