4 Weeks China Itineraries from 22 to 28 Days
What our clients say
There were many, many memorable attractions. I would say Guiln/Yangshuo with the Li River Cruise, the Impression Sanjie Liu, the Longji rice terraces, and the cooking class topped the list. Also, Three Gorges Dam, the first half of the Yangtze River Cruise, the view from our hotel room in Shanghai, Shanghai Nongtang family visit with lunch, Victoria Peak, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and surrounding national government buildings, the Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel, Nan Lian Garden in Kowloon." More about this 28 days China tour >>
Kevin & Fredrica
28 days / 4 Weeks China itinerary to Northern China
Beijing, Inner Mongolia, Xian, Gansu, Xinjiang, Chengdu, and Hong Kong
Day 1-4: Beijing
Visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, Walk along the Great Wall of China, Explore the Temple of Heaven, Take a rickshaw tour through the hutongs (traditional alleyways), Watch a traditional Chinese acrobatics show, Try some Peking duck at a local restaurant
Day 5-10: Inner Mongolia
Experience the nomadic lifestyle of the Mongolian people, Go horseback riding on the grasslands, Visit the Erdos Desert and go on a camel ride, See the Hohhot Mosque and other cultural sites in Hohhot city
Day 11-13: Xian
Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Walk or bike along the ancient city walls, Explore the Great Mosque and Muslim Quarter, Check out the Bell and Drum Towers
Day 14-17: Gansu
Visit the Mogao Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site, See the Rainbow Mountains in Zhangye, Explore the Jiayuguan Fortress and Great Wall Museum, Visit the Labrang Monastery in Xiahe
Day 18-23: Xinjiang
Visit the stunning Heavenly Lake and surrounding mountains, Explore the old city of Kashgar and its famous Sunday market, Visit the Id Kah Mosque and Apak Hoja Tomb, See the ruins of the ancient city of Jiaohe, Experience the unique culture of the Uyghur people
Day 24-25: Chengdu
Visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Explore the Wenshu Monastery and surrounding area, Try some spicy Sichuan cuisine at a local restaurant
Day 26-28: Hong Kong
Visit Victoria Peak for stunning views of the city, Take a Star Ferry across Victoria Harbour, Visit the Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island, Shop and eat in the bustling markets of Kowloon
28 days/4 Weeks China itinerary to the Southern China
Shanghai, Yellow Mt., Hangzhou, Zhangjiajie, Guilin, Chengdu, Xian and Beijing
Day 1: Arrive in Shanghai and check into your hotel. Spend the afternoon exploring the Bund, a famous waterfront area known for its colonial architecture.
Day 2: Visit the Yuyuan Garden, a classical Chinese garden in the heart of Shanghai. In the afternoon, explore the French Concession, an area with a mix of European and Chinese architecture.
Day 3: Take a day trip to Zhujiajiao Water Town, an ancient water town located about an hour away from Shanghai.
Yellow Mountain (Huangshan)
Day 4: Take a train or a bus from Shanghai to Huangshan. Check into your hotel and rest for the afternoon.
Day 5: Explore the Yellow Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its natural beauty and stunning views. Take the cable car up to the summit and hike around the mountain.
Day 6: Visit Hongcun Village, an ancient village known for its traditional architecture.
Day 7: Take a train or a bus from Huangshan to Hangzhou. Check into your hotel and spend the afternoon exploring the West Lake, a scenic lake surrounded by gardens and temples.
Day 8: Visit the Lingyin Temple, one of the largest and oldest Buddhist temples in China. In the afternoon, explore Hefang Street, a pedestrian street known for its shops and traditional snacks.
Day 9: Take a flight from Hangzhou to Zhangjiajie. Check into your hotel and rest for the afternoon.
Day 10-11: Visit the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its unique rock formations and stunning views. Take the cable car up to the summit and hike around the park.
Day 12: Visit Tianmen Mountain, a scenic area known for its glass skywalk and stunning views.
Day 13: Take a flight from Zhangjiajie to Guilin. Check into your hotel and rest for the afternoon.
Day 14-16: Explore the Li River, a scenic river known for its karst mountains and picturesque villages. Take a bamboo raft or a cruise down the river and visit Yangshuo, a small town known for its stunning natural scenery.
Day 17: Visit the Reed Flute Cave, a limestone cave known for its colorful lighting and rock formations.
Day 18: Take a flight from Guilin to Chengdu. Check into your hotel and rest for the afternoon.
Day 19: Visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, a conservation center where you can see pandas up close and learn about their conservation efforts.
Day 20: Take a flight from Chengdu to Xi'an. Check into your hotel and rest for the afternoon.
Day 21: Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China.
Day 22: Explore the ancient city walls of Xi'an, which date back to the Ming Dynasty.
Day 23: Take a flight from Xi'an to Beijing. Check into your hotel and rest for the afternoon.
Day 24: Visit the Forbidden City, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the former imperial palace of China.
Day 25: Visit the Great Wall of China, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most iconic landmarks in China. There are different sections of the wall to visit, such as Badaling, Mutianyu, or Jinshanling, depending on your preference.
Day 26: Explore the Temple of Heaven, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a complex of religious buildings where emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties would hold their annual ceremonies.
Day 27: Visit Tiananmen Square, one of the largest city squares in the world and an important site in Chinese history. In the afternoon, explore the Summer Palace, a complex of gardens and palaces that served as a retreat for emperors during the hot summer months.
Day 28: Depart from Beijing, Check out of your hotel and head to the airport for your departing flight.
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