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Where to visit for 21 days in China?

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Where to visit for 21 days in China?

I have 15 days to visit the following places.

Not sure if this if this is a good way to divide up the number of days:

Xian --> 4.5 days

Guilin/Yangshou --> 4.5 days

Hangzhou --> 5 days

Shanghai --> 5

Suzhou --> 2 days

Are these days too short/too long to get a good feel of these places?

Also, in which order should I do my travel?

I will arrive to China in Beijing (have families there) and depart from Shanghai...

Dublin, California
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1. Re: Where to visit for 21 days in China?

Xian and Hangzhou, too many days. I think 2-3 days is just about right for those cities. How many days are you spending in Beijing?

Magog, Canada
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2. Re: Where to visit for 21 days in China?

Too much time everywhere other than Suzhou.

Beijing, China
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for Guilin, Xi'an, Tibet
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3. Re: Where to visit for 21 days in China?

Order no problem, you could fly from Guilin to either Hangzhou or Shanghai, and price is similar. I was a little bit confused by your time division, i recommend:

BJ 4-5 days

Xa 1.5-2 days

Gl/YS 3-4 days

HZ 1 day

SH 2 days

SZ 1 day

Beijing, China
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for Guilin, Xi'an, Tibet
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4. Re: Where to visit for 21 days in China?

Oops, 21 days, then please consider Lijiang area 3-4 days and Jiuzhaigou 2 days or central Tibet 5-6 days.

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5. Re: Where to visit for 21 days in China?

We were also there for 21 days and inclded Yunnan to our itinerary, you should also visit a water town for the night from Shanghai, you are spending too many days in most places so that's why I would add another region.

Hong Kong, China
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for Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai Region, Shenzhen, Bangkok
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6. Re: Where to visit for 21 days in China?

Agree with Jean-Piere. But it depends on the mode of travel you prefer.

Yangshuo (not Yangshou) can be good to relax (if not in winter) for some days.

Not sure what is you main objective of the trip.

7. Re: Where to visit for 21 days in China?

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