10 days in Shanghai & Beijing Itinerary

10 days in Shanghai & Beijing Itinerary

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Shanghai
— 5 nights
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Beijing
— 4 nights

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Shanghai

Shanghai ©

Pearl of the Orient

With a nickname like the "Pearl of the Orient," it's not surprising Shanghai offers some of the most rewarding attractions and activities in the Far East.
Shanghai is known for shopping, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Bund (Wai Tan), wander the streets of Former French Concession, get a taste of the local shopping with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), and take some stellar pictures from Jin Mao Tower.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Shanghai sightseeing planning tool.

Guangzhou to Shanghai is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In November, Shanghai is slightly colder than Guangzhou - with highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Beijing.

Things to do in Shanghai

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The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu) ©
Oriental Pearl Tower (Dongfang Mingzhu)
Yu Garden (Yuyuan) ©
Yu Garden (Yuyuan)

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Beijing

Beijing
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.
Beijing is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Mutianyu Great Wall, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), take a memorable excursion with WikiBeijing, and get great views at Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan).

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Beijing trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Shanghai to Beijing takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Shanghai in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Beijing: temperatures range from 11°C by day to -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum

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