Travel advice & practical information for travelogue:

'Tour Gansu, Sichuan, Yunnan, China'

Useful addresses

New York

Consulate General of the People's Republic of China
520 12th Ave.
New York,NY 10036
Tel: 212-244 9456


Embassy of the People's Republic of China
31 Portland Place
London W1B 1QD
Consular & Visa: Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00noon)
Tel: 020-76311430 (Telephone Inquiry for Chinese Visa 2:00-4:00pm)


Embassy of the People's Republic of China
18-20, rue Washington
75008 Paris
Tel: 01 5375 8925 (visa) Fax: 020 -74369178 (for visa)

You will need a visa for China.


Toilets in China require a certain amount of adaptation. They are unsanitary and it takes a lot of courage every now and then to deal with them.

Almost everyone who travels in China gets diarrhoea. The food is delicious, but there is a fair chance of food poisoning.

Check your own Foreign Department's web page for up-to-date information. Also consult your physician.


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If you know which places you are going to visit, you can find out online if and where there are ATM's that you can use with MasterCard and Cirrus or Visa

Plan your trip to China online

Through online reservation systems like À la Carte Vacations you can book airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and holiday houses. You can build a fly-drive itinerary with maximum flexibility, book a flight plus a hotel hotel for a night or weekend. Without the limitations of package deals from travel organisations and most times for a much better price.

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