9 days in Nanjing, Jinan & Beijing Itinerary

9 days in Nanjing, Jinan & Beijing Itinerary

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9 days in Nanjing, Jinan & Beijing Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
+4
Fly + Foot + Train + Bus + Train:  9 h
1
Nanjing
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Subway + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Jinan
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Beijing
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Manila, Luzon

2
nights
Nanjing

Nanjing ©
Located on the south bank of the Yangtze River, Nanjing was the capital city of numerous dynasties over the ages.
On the 5th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Tomb of the King of Boni, contemplate the waterfront views at Xuanwu lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bailuzhou Park, then get engrossed in the history at The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre, and finally don't miss a visit to Confucian Temple Area (Fuzi Miao). On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Jiming Temple, then stroll the grounds of Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling), then get engrossed in the history at Nanjing Museum (Nanjing Bowuyuan), and finally examine the collection at Presidential palace of Nanjing.

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Manila, Philippines to Nanjing is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. In August in Nanjing, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jinan.

Things to do in Nanjing

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The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre ©
Sun Yatsen Mausoleum (Zhongshan Ling) ©
Presidential palace of Nanjing ©
Presidential palace of Nanjing

2
nights
Jinan

Jinan ©
A political, commercial, and cultural center of Shandong Province, Jinan serves as an important transit hub to other destinations.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Qianfoshan, stroll around Baotu Spring Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Daming Lake, and finally explore the ancient world of The Terra Cotta Warriors Of WeiShan. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Heihu Spring.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jinan trip itinerary app .

Traveling by train from Nanjing to Jinan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Jinan

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Daming Lake ©
Daming Lake
Heihu Spring ©
Heihu Spring
Baotu Spring Park ©
Baotu Spring Park

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, try out the rides at Olympic Park, admire the landmark architecture of Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), and get great views at Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan).

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Getting from Jinan to Beijing by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Beijing are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

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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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