Beijing Shanghai Hong Kong Tour by Train

You can take a high speed train (about 5 hours) or a bullet train (about 10 hours), or an express train (about 15 hours) from Beijing to Shanghai. Finally take an express train from Shanghai to Hong Kong (about 19 hours). In this tour, you will explore the highlights of the city and enjoy some free time. You can choose to reach Shanghai in the same day or stay overnight on the train and reach Shanghai on the next day. You have to stay overnight on the train from Shanghai to Hong Kong.

Destinations: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong

Day 1: arrive in Beijing

Be met and escorted from airport/train station to your hotel. Explore the area around your hotel afterwards. Stay overnight in a 4-star or 3-star hotel or a local featured guesthouse.

Day 2: Beijing

Visit to the Tiannanmen Square, the largest square in Asia; continue to the Forbidden City; after lunch, free time on your own. You can choose to enjoy a Hutong lanes tour by rickshaw or hire a bike to bike around.

Day 3: Beijing to Mutianyu Great Wall

Morning tour to the Temple of Heaven, then drive to the Mutianyu Great Wall, a less touched and more original section; do a 3 hours’ hiking on the wall, stay overnight in a local guesthouse located at the foot of the wall, enjoy a peaceful and starry night.

Day 4: Mutianyu Great Wall to Beijing , train to Shanghai

After enjoy the sunrise, drive back to Beijing. You have a free morning to explore Beijing on your own. You may visit the Weekend Market - Panjiayuan Antique Market and explore the Summer Palace in the afternoon. Take a bullet train or stay overnight on the train to Shanghai.

  • The high speed train takes about 5 hours with the second seat and it reaches to Shanghai in the same day;
  • The bullet train with the second seat takes about 10 hours and it reaches to Shanghai in the same day;
  • The express train with soft sleeper bunk takes about 12 hours and you need to stay overnight on the train.
  • Buy several bottles of mineral water, some fruits and snacks for lunch or dinner and some sanitary products: toothbrush, toothpaste, towel, wet paper napkin, and toilet paper, etc for the overnight train travel.

Day 5: Overnight Train to Shanghai

Arrival Breakfast is not included; you need to arrange it on your own. Arrive in Shanghai in the morning, be met and escorted from the train station to your hotel, a 4-star or 3-star hotel, or local guesthouse. After Shanghai itinerary briefing, free time in the morning; explore Yuyuan Garden and Shanghai Museum in the afternoon.

Day 6: Shanghai (Breakfast only)

A full day bike tour to the modern Shanghai as well as the old part of the metropolis

Day 7: Shanghai to Hong Kong by overnight Train

Free time till to be transferred to the train station at about 5pm, take the 19 hours’ train to Kowloon in Hong Kong, stay overnight on the train, soft sleeper or hard sleeper upon your request.

Day 8: Train to Hong Kong

Arrive in the train station in Kowloon at about 13:00, on your own to your hotel. Because nearly everybody speaks English in Hong Kong, taking a taxi and finding your hotel is quite easy. Free time on your own.

Day 9: Hong Kong

Free time on your own to explore Hong Kong

Day 10: Hong Kong Departure

On your own to the airport by taking a taxi, the Airport Express, the hotel coach or public bus.

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