11 days in Beijing & Hong Kong Itinerary

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Beijing
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Beijing
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Hong Kong
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Beijing — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Beijing Zoo and then see The Great Wall at Badaling. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), examine the collection at National Museum Of China, enjoy breathtaking views from Bell and Drum Towers, then take a stroll through Back Lakes (Hou Hai), then explore the galleries of 798 Art Zone, and finally find something for the whole family at Olympic Park.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing Nanyuan Airport and Beijing Daxing International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Beijing are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Beijing.
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Beijing — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Temple of Heaven, then get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), then see Mutianyu Great Wall, and finally pause for some photo ops at Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of The Palace Museum, get great views at Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), and then make a trip to Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Beijing route planning site.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong — 6 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ruins of St. Paul's and Lantau island. Explore Hong Kong's surroundings by going to Macau (Kun Iam Temple, Macao Museum, &more). Pack the 18th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park, don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline, take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Heritage Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak).

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Traveling by flight from Beijing to Hong Kong takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in May, Hong Kong is warmer at night with lows of 78°F.
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