19 days in China, Bali & Australia Itinerary

19 days in China, Bali & Australia Itinerary

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Beijing, China
— 3 nights
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Shanghai, China
— 2 nights
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights

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Beijing, China

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.
Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) will appeal to history buffs. The Great Wall at Badaling and Lama Temple (Yonghegong) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum and steep yourself in history at Bell and Drum Towers.

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Birmingham, UK to Beijing is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Birmingham to Beijing, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in May, you will find days in Beijing are warmer (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Shanghai.

Things to do in Beijing

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu Great Wall
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) ©
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
The Great Wall at Badaling ©
The Great Wall at Badaling

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Shanghai, China

Shanghai ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Shanghai World Financial Center, then examine the collection at Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan), and then go for a walk through The Bund (Wai Tan).

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Shanghai trip builder.

You can fly from Beijing to Shanghai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Beijing in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Shanghai, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Shanghai

Museums · Historic Sites
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Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan) ©
Shanghai Museum (Shanghai Bowuguan)
The Bund (Wai Tan) ©
The Bund (Wai Tan)
Shanghai World Financial Center ©
Shanghai World Financial Center

2
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Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Tegalalang Rice Terrace, then stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA), and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Ubud trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Shanghai to Ubud by flight takes about 10 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Shanghai in May: high temperatures in Ubud hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Ubud

Spas · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Tegalalang Rice Terrace
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tegalalang Rice Terrace ©
Tegalalang Rice Terrace
Spas & Wellness

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nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to Shelly Beach in Manly--about 36 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take an in-depth tour of The Rocks Discovery Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Ubud to Sydney in 9.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Ubud to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In June, Sydney is cooler than Ubud - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Sydney Harbour National Park, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Melbourne Gaol and Scots Church. Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Central. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip app.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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