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 12th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang), take a stroll through 798 Art Zone, and then see The Great Wall at Badaling. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Wangfujing Street, take in panoramic vistas at Bell and Drum Towers, explore the activities along Back Lakes (Hou Hai), then contemplate the long history of Peking Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling (Song Qingling Guju), then examine the collection at National Museum Of China, and finally get great views at Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Beijing day trip website.

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, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Beijing.
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Beijing — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Temple of Heaven, then get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), then don't miss a visit to Mutianyu Great Wall, and finally pause for some photo ops at Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (Maozhuxi Jiniantang). On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum, don't miss a visit to Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), and then admire the landmark architecture of Summer Palace (Yiheyuan).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Beijing holiday planner.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Lantau island and Hong Kong Heritage Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple, and don't miss a visit to Hong Kong Skyline.

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Getting from Beijing to Hong Kong by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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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