14 days in China Itinerary

14 days in China Itinerary

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

Garden Island

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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Yuyuan Garden, then shop like a local with Gulangyu, then gain insight at Xiamen University, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nanputuo Temple.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Xiamen trip planning app.

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 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Fenghuang County.

Things to do in Xiamen

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Gulangyu ©
World heritage site
Gulangyu
4.2
Yuyuan Garden ©
Specialty Museum
Yuyuan Garden
4.2
Xiamen University ©
Historic Site
Xiamen University
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2
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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, then admire the striking features of Phoenix Ancient Town, then explore 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 and then delve into the distant past at Biancheng Chadong Town.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Fenghuang County tour itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Xiamen to Fenghuang County takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zhangjiajie.

Things to do in Fenghuang County

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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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 2.5 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

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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3
nights
Xi'an

Birthplace of Chinese Civilization

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: get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, steep yourself in history at Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), don't miss a visit to Dayan Pagoda Northern Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Xi'an Mosque.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Xi'an online tour planner.

Fly from Zhangjiajie to Xi'an in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lijiang.

Things to do in Xi'an

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Lijiang

Suzhou on the Plateau

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, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town of Lijiang - China, then contemplate 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 take a train; or drive. 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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Black Dragon Pond Park ©
World heritage site
Black Dragon Pond Park
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