10 days in China Itinerary

10 days in China Itinerary

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10 days in China Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Beijing
— 2 nights
train:  10​h
2
Hohhot
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Xi'an
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Beijing
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Jakarta


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2
nights
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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Beijing road trip planner .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Beijing is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time to China Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Jakarta in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Beijing: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Trails Parks
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Mutianyu Great Wall ©
Mutianyu Great Wall
Bell and Drum Towers ©
Bell and Drum Towers

2
nights
Hohhot

Hohhot ©
Hohhot, abbreviated Hushi, formerly known as Kweisui, is the capital of Inner Mongolia in North China, serving as the region's administrative, economic and cultural centre. On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dazhao Temple and then pause for some photo ops at Zhaojun Tomb. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Hohhot Mosque (Great Mosque), then examine the collection at Inner Mongolia Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hohhot Five-Pagoda Temple (Wuta Si).

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You can fly from Beijing to Hohhot in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In April, Hohhot is slightly colder than Beijing - with highs of 20°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Xi'an.

Things to do in Hohhot

Historic Sites Museums
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Dazhao Temple ©
Dazhao Temple
Inner Mongolia Museum ©
Inner Mongolia Museum
Zhaojun Tomb ©
Zhaojun Tomb

2
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
On the 13th (Mon), make a trip to Kaiyuan Square, then contemplate the long history of Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), and then get engrossed in the history at The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), then take in panoramic vistas at Xi'an Bell Tower, and then don't miss a visit to Muslim Quarter.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Xi'an travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Hohhot to Xi'an takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, Xi'an is a bit warmer than Hohhot - with highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Beijing.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites Museums
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Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

2
nights
Beijing

Beijing ©
On the 15th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at The Palace Museum, take an in-depth tour of Lama Temple (Yonghegong), and then take some stellar pictures from Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): see The Great Wall at Badaling.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Beijing online road trip planner .

Fly from Xi'an to Beijing in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The Palace Museum ©
The Palace Museum
The Great Wall at Badaling ©
The Great Wall at Badaling
Lama Temple (Yonghegong) ©
Lama Temple (Yonghegong)

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