6 days in China Itinerary

6 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Colombo
Fly:  12 h
1
Beijing
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Shanghai
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
3
Changsha
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 30 min
4
Hong Kong
— 1 night
Fly:  10 h
End: Colombo

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see Mutianyu Great Wall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), take some stellar pictures from Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), then get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum, and finally get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Beijing trip itinerary builder tool.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Beijing is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to China Standard Time is 2.5 hours. Traveling from Colombo in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Beijing, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang) ©
Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)

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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 16th (Sun), examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Bund (Wai Tan), then take in panoramic vistas at Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu), and finally admire the natural beauty at Yu Garden (Yuyuan).

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Shanghai trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Beijing to Shanghai takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Beijing in June, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Shanghai: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Changsha.

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)

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Changsha

Changsha
A good starting point for explorations of the province, Changsha stands as a modern city with 3,000 years of history behind it.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Wanda Shopping Plaza (South huangxing road).

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Changsha trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Changsha takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Changsha

Shopping
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Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple, and then take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hong Kong trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Changsha to Hong Kong takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Hong Kong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

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Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Hong Kong Skyline ©
Hong Kong Skyline
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple ©
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple

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