9 days in Beijing & Shanghai Itinerary

9 days in Beijing & Shanghai Itinerary

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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mutianyu Great Wall, get engrossed in the history at Lama Temple (Yonghegong), contemplate the long history of Bell and Drum Towers, and take some stellar pictures from Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang).

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Beijing road trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Beijing is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Beijing is 13 hours. Traveling from Montreal in October, expect nights in Beijing to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Mutianyu Great Wall
Must see
Mutianyu Great Wall
4.8
The Palace Museum ©
Must see
The Palace Museum
4.4

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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: go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan), take in panoramic vistas at Shanghai World Financial Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Yu Garden (Yuyuan), and shop like a local with Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road).

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Shanghai travel planning app.

You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Beijing in October, with highs in Shanghai at 28°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shanghai

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 23:
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