14 days in China Itinerary

14 days in China Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Xiamen
— 2 nights
2
Fenghuang County
— 2 nights
3
Zhangjiajie
— 3 nights
4
Xi'an
— 3 nights
5
Lijiang
— 1 night


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2
nights
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. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hongshan Temple, see the interesting displays at Yuyuan Garden, don't miss a visit to Gulangyu, thengain insight at Xiamen University, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nanputuo Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Xiamen day trip planning 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. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Xiamen reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Fenghuang County.

Things to do in Xiamen

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Quanzhou Hermitage, Quanzhou Longshan Temple
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Gulangyu ©
Gulangyu
Yuyuan Garden ©
Yuyuan Garden
Xiamen University ©
Xiamen University

2
nights
Fenghuang County

Fenghuang County ©
The main town of Fenghuang County boasts a rich history of more than 300 years, with well-preserved architecture and cultural traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get outside with Xiangxi Tianlong Valley Scenic Resort, thenadmire the striking features of Phoenix Ancient Town, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Qiliang Cavern, and finally get engrossed in the history at Fenghuang Ancient City Museum. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Huangsi Bridge Ancient City, admire the landmark architecture of Huilongge Diaojiao Building, and then delve into the distant past at Biancheng Chadong Town.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fenghuang County day trip website.

You can fly from Xiamen to Fenghuang County in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zhangjiajie.

Things to do in Fenghuang County

Outdoors Historic Sites Nature
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Phoenix Ancient Town ©
Phoenix Ancient Town

3
nights
Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie ©
The city of Zhangjiajie has become particularly well known for its striking surrounding landscape.
Spend the 6th (Sun) among lush scenery at Zhangjiajie National Forest Park. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park. There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, enjoy breathtaking views from Huangshizhai, and take in the awesome beauty at Tianzi Mountain.

Start your trip to Zhangjiajie by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Fenghuang County to Zhangjiajie by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Zhangjiajie

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park ©
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park ©
Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park

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, make a trip to Muslim Quarter, admire the local landmark of Dayan Pagoda Northern Square, and delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Xi'an trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Zhangjiajie to Xi'an in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Xi'an can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lijiang.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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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.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the local landmark of Black Dragon Pond Park, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town of Lijiang - China, thencontemplate the long history of Shuhe Ancient Town, and finally admire the striking features of Beiyue Temple of Lijiang. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Three Parallel Rivers National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lijiang online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Xi'an to Lijiang in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) 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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