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Chongqing. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 50.5 54.5 63.3 73.2 80.4 84.9 91 92.5 81.9 71.4 62.4 52.9
Average Low 42.8 45.5 51.8 59.5 66.4 71.6 76.3 76.5 69.4 61.5 53.6 45.7
Average Rainfall 0.768 0.811 1.452 4.118 5.972 6.74 6.906 5.291 5.024 3.638 1.807 0.98
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Dali. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 59.5 62.1 67.5 72.5 76.6 77 75.9 75.7 73.9 70.2 64.6 60.4
Average Low 36 39 44.1 49.1 55.6 61.5 62.1 60.4 57.9 52.9 44.2 37
Average Rainfall 0.803 1.106 1.638 0.976 2.437 6.476 7.307 8.232 6.598 3.787 1.602 0.425
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Dunhuang. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 30.6 40.8 54.9 70.2 80.6 87.6 90.9 89.1 80.2 65.8 47.1 33.1
Average Low 5.7 13.1 26.2 39.4 49.3 57 61.5 58.3 47.3 33.1 22.1 10
Average Rainfall 0.031 0.031 0.083 0.094 0.094 0.315 0.598 0.248 0.059 0.031 0.051 0.031
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Guilin. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 52.7 54.9 61.7 72.9 80.8 86.7 90.7 91 86.5 78.1 68.4 59.4
Average Low 41.7 44.6 50.7 60.6 68.2 74.1 76.6 76.1 71.4 63.1 53.8 45.1
Average Rainfall 2.496 3.807 5.382 9.74 13.846 13.657 9.106 6.823 3.22 2.587 2.504 1.685
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Gyangtze. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 45 47 54 60 68 72 70 69 67 62 52 46
Average Low 10 15 24 31 39 46 48 47 43 30 17 10
Average Rainfall 0 0 0.2 0.2 0.9 3 6.1 5.6 2.2 0.1 0 0
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Hangzhou. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 46.9 50.5 58.6 70 79.3 84.4 92.5 91 82.8 73.8 63.1 52.3
Average Low 35.2 38.3 44.6 54.3 63.5 70.5 77.4 76.8 69.6 59.7 48.7 38.7
Average Rainfall 3.173 3.472 5.539 4.846 5.063 8.638 6.807 6.382 4.862 3.091 2.815 1.925
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Jinan. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 39 44.4 55.9 70.9 80.8 88.9 89.4 87.1 80.4 70.2 55.4 42.8
Average Low 25 29.1 39 52.3 62.2 70.9 74.5 72.5 63.9 53.2 40.1 28.9
Average Rainfall 0.224 0.335 0.602 1.079 1.835 3.083 7.925 6.705 2.303 1.437 0.638 0.323
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Jiujiang. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 39 43 51 61 68 73 79 77 71 62 54 45
Average Low 27 30 37 47 56 63 68 66 59 50 41 31
Average Rainfall 2.039 3.74 5.394 7.228 7.602 8.413 5.551 5.189 3.76 3.799 2.551 1.587
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Kashgar. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 32.5 41.2 56.3 72 79.5 86.4 89.8 87.3 79.7 67.6 51.1 35.4
Average Low 13.6 20.8 35.1 47.5 55.2 61 65.5 63 53.4 40.5 28.6 18.1
Average Rainfall 0.083 0.224 0.264 0.205 0.335 0.303 0.358 0.311 0.209 0.098 0.063 0.067
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Kunming. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 59.7 63 69.3 74.8 75.9 75.4 75.2 75.4 72.9 68.9 63.5 59.2
Average Low 36.1 38.5 43.5 50.2 57.7 62.1 62.4 61.2 58.3 53.4 45.1 37.6
Average Rainfall 0.622 0.622 0.772 0.925 3.835 7.122 7.961 8.031 4.693 3.114 1.669 0.445
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Lanzhou. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 35.1 42.8 54 67.3 75.4 81.1 84.7 82.2 73 62.1 49.1 37
Average Low 13.8 21 32.5 43 51.3 57.7 61.9 60.3 52.5 41 28.2 17.1
Average Rainfall 0.055 0.106 0.362 0.579 1.307 1.732 2.638 2.906 1.602 0.839 0.11 0.035
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Lhasa. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 45 48.7 54.9 60.6 67.8 73.8 72.7 70.5 67.8 62.6 53.8 46.4
Average Low 16 21.6 28.2 34.7 42.1 49.6 50.7 49.5 45.9 35.6 24.4 17.2
Average Rainfall 0.031 0.047 0.114 0.24 1.091 2.803 4.591 4.748 2.689 0.346 0.051 0.039
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Lijiang. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 56.3 58.5 62.8 68 73.8 75.2 73.6 72.9 70.3 68 62.4 57.9
Average Low 31.6 35.6 40.6 46 52 57.7 58.1 56.5 54 47.7 38.3 31.8
Average Rainfall 0.091 0.228 0.657 0.827 2.197 6.587 9.535 8.122 6.331 2.756 0.63 0.15
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Nanjing. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 44.6 47.8 56.1 68.5 78.1 83.8 89.4 89.1 81.1 72 60.6 50
Average Low 30 33.1 40.6 51.1 60.6 69.3 76.3 75.6 66.6 55.2 43 32.7
Average Rainfall 1.472 1.854 3.22 2.89 4.02 7.614 7.303 5.087 2.839 2.563 2 0.961
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Qingdao. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 37 40.3 48.2 59 68.5 74.7 80.8 83.1 77.5 67.6 54.1 42.3
Average Low 26.1 28.6 36.1 46.2 55.8 64 72 73.4 66 55.6 42.6 31.1
Average Rainfall 0.445 0.476 0.843 1.362 2.161 3.307 5.594 5.949 2.469 1.898 1.098 0.465
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Qufu. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 40.3 45.5 56.1 69.6 79.3 88.2 88.7 87.1 80.4 70.2 55.9 44.1
Average Low 21.7 25.7 35.1 46.8 56.3 66.4 72.7 70.7 60.1 48.6 35.6 25
Average Rainfall 0.331 0.35 0.811 1.248 1.945 3.236 7.252 5.598 2.571 1.642 0.646 0.362
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Shanghai. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 46.6 50.2 56.8 67.1 76.6 82 90 88.7 82.2 73.2 63.1 52
Average Low 35.8 38.7 44.4 53.4 63.1 71.1 78.4 78.4 72.3 62.2 51.1 40.5
Average Rainfall 2.929 2.327 3.693 2.921 3.327 7.157 5.736 8.413 3.429 2.189 2.059 1.728
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Suzhou. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 45.9 47.5 54.9 65.5 74.3 81 88.9 88.7 81 72.1 62.1 51.1
Average Low 32.9 34.7 41.2 51.1 60.3 68.5 76.6 76.5 68.9 58.5 47.5 36.3
Average Rainfall 1.535 2.315 3.197 4.028 4.508 5.984 5.047 5.236 6.126 2.382 2.016 1.366
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Turpan. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 27.9 42.8 61.3 79.7 91.9 100.2 103.3 100.4 89.4 71.2 49.1 30.6
Average Low 10.2 21 37.8 54.3 65.7 73.8 77 73 61.3 44.8 28.2 14.7
Average Rainfall 0.043 0.02 0.047 0.02 0.035 0.114 0.075 0.071 0.063 0.067 0.024 0.039
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Urumqi. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 18.7 23.5 36.9 61 73.6 81.7 86.2 84.2 73.6 55.8 35.6 24.1
Average Low 2.1 7.3 22.3 40.6 52.2 61 64.8 62.1 52.2 37.6 21.4 8.8
Average Rainfall 0.409 0.394 0.728 1.272 1.531 1.425 1.197 0.917 1.031 1.035 0.752 0.575
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Wuhan. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 46.4 50.2 57.9 70.5 79.5 85.5 90.7 90.5 82.2 72.9 61.7 51.4
Average Low 32.7 36.3 43.9 55.2 64.8 72.1 77.7 76.8 67.8 57 45.7 36.1
Average Rainfall 1.709 2.311 3.74 5.161 6.465 8.858 7.492 4.398 3.138 3.622 2.039 1.024
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Wuxi. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 45.3 48.4 56.3 68 77.7 83.5 89.3 87.6 80.6 71.4 60.8 49.8
Average Low 32.3 35.2 42.3 52 61.7 70.3 76.8 75.2 67.3 56.1 45.1 35.1
Average Rainfall 1.862 1.957 3.248 2.457 3.142 5.453 4.795 3.902 2.114 1.622 1.555 1.106
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Xian. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 40.6 46.9 57 69.8 79 88.2 89.8 87.4 77.5 67.1 54 43.5
Average Low 25.2 30 38.5 49.1 57.6 66.6 71.4 69.6 60.6 49.8 37.2 27.5
Average Rainfall 0.272 0.378 1.126 1.693 2.37 2.142 3.882 2.787 3.606 2.358 0.941 0.228
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Xigaze. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 45 47 54 60 68 72 70 69 67 62 52 46
Average Low 10 15 24 31 39 46 48 47 43 30 17 10
Average Rainfall 0 0 0.2 0.2 0.9 3 6.1 5.6 2.2 0 0 0.1
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Yichang. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 47.5 51.3 59.2 71.6 79.9 85.5 90.1 90 82 72.7 62.1 52.2
Average Low 35.6 38.5 45.3 55.9 64 70.7 75.4 75 67.6 58.3 48.6 39.4
Average Rainfall 0.89 1.201 2.299 3.394 5.106 5.827 8.516 6.843 4.843 3.346 1.843 0.693
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Zhongdian. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 43.3 44.1 48.6 54.5 62.6 66.6 66.7 66 63.3 58.5 51.8 46.8
Average Low 11.8 18.7 25.5 31.1 38.1 47.1 49.6 48.4 45.3 34.3 21.6 12.9
Average Rainfall 0.307 0.567 1.37 1.276 1.02 3.157 6.197 5.957 3.173 1.752 0.5 0.193
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Hong Kong. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 65.5 66 70.5 77 83.1 86.4 88.5 88 86.2 82 75.4 68.4
Average Low 58.1 59 63 69.4 75.4 79.2 80.2 79.9 78.4 74.7 67.6 60.6
Average Rainfall 0.972 2.142 3.236 6.878 11.996 17.957 14.823 17.016 12.898 3.972 1.48 1.055
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Hong Kong Dollar
$1.00 USD = $7.75 HKD
Visa requirement
No
Macau. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 64.8 65.3 69.8 76.5 83.1 86.5 88.9 88.7 86.7 82.6 75.4 68.2
Average Low 54.5 56.5 61.2 68.4 74.5 78.1 79.2 79 77.2 72.7 64.9 57.2
Average Rainfall 1.043 2.343 3.516 7.685 12.248 14.323 11.709 13.508 8.642 3.11 1.72 1.189
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Macanese Pataca
$1.00 USD = 7.98 MOP
Visa requirement
No
Yellow Mountains. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 34 36 43 52 59 64 64 66 63 55 46 39
Average Low 21 25 30 41 48 55 61 59 52 45 34 27
Average Rainfall 3.11 4.41 7.2 9.17 10.75 18.07 13.19 12.01 7.09 4.41 3.27 2.01
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Mt. Tai. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 24.3 27.1 36.3 49.8 59.5 66.6 68.9 67.6 60.8 51.3 38.7 28.8
Average Low 12.6 15.4 23.7 36.5 46.8 54.5 59.4 58.3 50 39.7 27 16.9
Average Rainfall 0.496 0.701 1.035 1.528 2.969 5.236 11.705 9.028 3.984 2.791 1.075 0.504
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Mt. Lu. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 39.6 42.3 49.3 60.1 67.1 72.7 78.1 77.2 69.8 61.9 52.9 45.1
Average Low 26.8 29.3 36 46.8 55.4 62.4 68 66.9 59.2 50.2 40.3 32.4
Average Rainfall 2.992 3.921 6.197 8.827 10.161 12.437 9.835 11.382 5.87 4.551 3.362 1.886
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Mt. Jiuhua. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 45 50 58 70 79 84 91 90 82 73 62 50
Average Low 32 36 42 53 62 70 77 76 67 56 45 35
Average Rainfall 3.2 2.6 5 4.5 5.3 7.3 6.6 5.2 3.7 2.2 2.6 1.7
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Chengdu. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 48.7 52.2 60.6 71.1 78.8 82.4 85.1 85.5 77.4 69.1 60.4 51.3
Average Low 37 40.5 46.8 55.2 63 68.9 71.6 71.1 65.5 58.3 49.1 40.1
Average Rainfall 0.311 0.476 0.787 1.74 3.091 4.205 8.839 7.917 4.677 1.386 0.626 0.205
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Jingdezhen. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 50.2 53.2 60.6 72.1 80.4 85.8 92.5 92.7 85.5 76.6 65.7 56.1
Average Low 35.4 38.8 45.9 55.9 64.4 71.4 76.5 75.7 68.7 58.8 47.3 37.8
Average Rainfall 3.224 4.776 7.614 9.224 9.673 12.799 8.469 5.378 3.142 3.35 2.453 1.811
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Gobi Desert. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 120
Average Low -40
Average Rainfall
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Yangtze River. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 47 49 55 66 75 82 89 88 81 73 63 52
Average Low 34 36 42 52 61 69 77 77 69 59 48 37
Average Rainfall 2.0 2.2 3.9 3.5 4.0 6.7 6.2 6.2 5.4 2.5 1.8 1.5
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chinese Yuan
$1.00 USD = ¥6.21 CNY
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
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15 days/13 nights
Take a 13-night trip and retrace the steps of ancient merchants by traveling the famous Silk Road. Start by spending a night in Beijing before you fly to Lanzhou, the ancient border town of Imperial China. Next travel to Dunhuang, where you see stunning Buddhist frescoes at the Mogao Grottoes. Afterward, travel across the Gobi desert to the small town of Liuyuan and board a night train to the oasis city of Turpan. In Turpan, shop at the local bazaar, where you can find grapes, apricots, and walnuts of different varieties grown in this fertile land amid the barren desert. Next. travel to Urumqi, where Chinese culture mixes with the local Uighur population. Finally, head to Kashgar, the most remote city in all of China, and see how this thriving community comes together amid adversity. Spend another night in Urumqi and then two nights in Shanghai as you travel back to the US. Starting from $7,045, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures from April to October.
From $5,335
13 days/11 nights
Take an 11-night trip and discover the beauty of the Chinese landscapes. Start your trip in Beijing, where you spend a night before you travel to Wuhan, along the Yangtze River. The next morning visit East Lake and take a train downstream to Jiujiang, spending a night before starting off for Mt. Lu. On your way down the mountain, visit Jingdezhen, a world-renowned ceramic town. Afterward, drive east to visit the famous Yellow Mountains and view the scenic peaks. Journey to another famous mountain, Mt. Jiuhua, in southern Anhui province. Finally, travel to Nanjing and visit the Confucius temple and the Ming Tomb. On your way back to the US, spend a night in Shanghai and see the city’s sights. Starting from $5335, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.
From $4,625
12 days/10 nights
Take a 10-night trip and discover the mystical paradise known as Shangri-La on China’s western plateau. Start your trip off in Kunming in Yunnan province, an area known as South of the Clouds. Then travel to Dali and visit Lake Erhai and the Three White Pagodas. Afterward, travel overland to Lijiang with a stop at Xizhou, one of the Bai minority’s villages. Next, drive farther northwest and deeper into the Tibetan region and rediscover Shangri-La with a tour of a Tibetan monastery and a chance to view the wildlife of Napa Lake and Bita Lake Nature Reserves. Finally, fly back to Kunming, where you connect with your flight to Hong Kong, spending two nights there before returning to the US. Starting from $4625, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.
From $5,150
11 Days/9 Nights
Take a 9-night trip, paying homage to the philosophical precepts of Confucius and visiting the places where he grew up and taught. Start in Qingdao, a beachside resort city on the Yellow Sea, where you visit Mt. Laoshan and Taoist temples. Later, travel to Jinan to spend a night on your way to Qufu, a 3,000-year-old town and the birthplace of Confucius. Visit the residence, temple, and tomb of Confucius, all preserved by his descendants. Afterward, travel to Mt. Tai, enjoy a scenic cable-car ride and spend the night atop the peak. The next day, descend via cable car and travel to Jinan, where your full-day tour includes Daming Lake and Paotu Spring. Finally, fly to Shanghai and enjoy a city tour before you depart for the US. Starting from $5,150, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.
From $4,285
13 days/11 nights
Take an 11-night trip, visiting some of China’s best attractions and enjoying a cruise along the Yangtze River. Start off with tours of the Great Wall, the Ming Tombs, Tian An Men Square, and the Forbidden City in Beijing. Then fly to Xi’an, where you see 6,000 terracotta soldiers frozen in time. Afterward, fly to Chongqing and board your cruise along the Yangtze River, passing through the Three Gorges along the way. Finally, fly to Shanghai and explore the vibrant city that mixes modern and ancient. Starting from $4285, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.
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