If you are wondering what places you should see in China and only want to come once….and insist on DIY. Here is my suggested itinerary route.
My week in Siem Reap and seeing all the temples in Angkor Wat.
10 days in Malaysia, perfect for a sample, but not enough!
Exploring land and sea in the island of Palawan, Philippines!
The home of 3 national parks, one being featured in Avatar movie.
Couple days in Battambang exploring the area and seeing the circus!
The big island of Luzon! Featuring Manila and some towns north such as Sagada and Batad.
Several days in Phnom Penh times 2. Things to do and see in the capitol of Cambodia.
Short time in Changsha, mainly just to get to Zhangjiajie
A few more days back in Shanghai, including Disneyland!