10 days in China Itinerary

10 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Xiamen
— 1 night
2
Zhangjiajie
— 2 nights
3
Xi'an
— 3 nights
4
Lijiang
— 1 night


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1
night
Xiamen

Xiamen ©
Known for centuries as a gateway to China, the port city of Xiamen has become a destination in itself, first to domestic visitors and now to a growing number of people from across the world.
On the 1st (Tue), look for gifts at Tasty Life.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Xiamen tour site.

Sydney, Australia to Xiamen is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Xiamen. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Xiamen at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zhangjiajie.

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Shopping Historic Sites Nature
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Gulangyu ©
Gulangyu
Yuyuan Garden ©
Yuyuan Garden
Xiamen University ©
Xiamen University

2
nights
Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie ©
The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): appreciate the views at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Tianzi Mountain, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, and then make a trip to Huangshizhai.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zhangjiajie trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Xiamen to Zhangjiajie takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Xi'an.

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Nature Parks Wildlife
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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park ©
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Huangshizhai ©
Huangshizhai

3
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Xi'an is known for museums, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xi'an Mosque, don't miss a visit to Dayan Pagoda Northern Square, and delve into the distant past at Xi'an Bell Tower.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Xi'an trip maker app.

Fly from Zhangjiajie to Xi'an in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Lijiang.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Muslim Quarter ©
Muslim Quarter

1
night
Lijiang

Lijiang
The cultural capital of the Naxi people, one of the 55 minority ethnic groups in the country, Lijang traces its history back over 800 years, with the city developing from a trading post on the ancient Southern Silk Road.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Black Dragon Pond Park, thendon't miss a visit to Old Town of Lijiang - China, thensteep yourself in history at Shuhe Ancient Town, and finally admire the striking features of Beiyue Temple of Lijiang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Three Parallel Rivers National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lijiang travel route builder site.

You can fly from Xi'an to Lijiang in 8 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lijiang

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Old Town of Lijiang - China
Old Town of Lijiang - China
Three Parallel Rivers National Park ©
Three Parallel Rivers National Park
Black Dragon Pond Park ©
Black Dragon Pond Park

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