Tours to China from NZ
Many New Zealanders are no stranger to China after ending their China trip: the country is the world's second-largest country by land area. It has a wide variety of landscapes and time-honored culture. It has mighty snowclad mountains, boundless deserts and grasslands, it has the beautiful national parks, great ancient and modern man-made wonders…The below travel packages are especially for the first-time tourists who come from New Zealand, we incorported many top interesting attractions in the itineraries!
Destinations: Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, Guilin, Hong KongTake the kids to China when they are out of school! This specific-designed tour is based on the interest of the families especially the children's. From the amazing Mutianyu Great Wall, the whole family will head to the biking tours on the ancient city wall, marvel at the magical terra cotta army and see the fascinat ...
Destinations: Beijing , Xi'an , Lhasa , Chengdu , Emei Mountain , ShanghaiEncompassing many Buddhism sites of China this is a trip for those who want to understand the Buddhism and its influences in China. Drive from the recent capital Beijing, or to the Tibetan Holy city - Lhasa, or just the busy metropolitan - Shanghai, you will find the remarkable footsteps of Buddha!
Destinations: Shanghai , Yangtze Cruise , Chengdu , Lijiang , Dali , Kunming , Guilin , Hong KongA well-design private China travel package! First, witness Shanghai's history and modern man-made marvels. Next, enjoy cruising on the two most spectacular water wonders in China, The Yangtze River and Li River! Then, experience the unique ethnic culture in Lijiang, Dali and Longsheng. A pleasant surprise maybe in Ch ...
Destinations: Shanghai , Yichang , Yangtze Cruise , Chongqing , Chengdu , Lhasa , Shigatse , LhasaWe start the tour with leisure and memorable trip through three gorges and the grand dam site; then the jorney will focus on the fantastic land on Tibet Pleatua, to witness stunning monasteries, tibetans with prayer wheels, monks in robes and white-capping mountains.
Destinations: Hong Kong, Guilin, Yangshuo, Guilin, Kunming, Lijiang, Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou, Xi'an, Beijing, HuangshaTake this Fatastic China trip and see the great natural and cultural wonders in China! Different from sightseeing tours, this journey might include some unique beauty in remote area like Jiuzhaigou Valley in Sichuan, as well as some hiking and trekking along the spectacular tiger leaping gorges...
Where to Apply for China Visa?
To make your trip to China an easy and pleasant one, you are kindly advised to consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa. They will readily help you go through the necessary procedures. We also hope you may find the following info helpful.
◎Embassy of the People's Republic of China in New Zealand
Address: 2-6 Glenmore Street, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand
Postal Address: P.O. Box 17257, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:00-16:00, Monday-Friday (except Chinese and NZ holidays)
Visa & Consular Office
Tel: +64-4-4721382-600, 4749631(for Visa & Passport)
Fax: +64-4-4749632 (enquires for Visa & Passport)
Office Hours: Monday-Friday (except Chinese and NZ holidays)
09:00-12:00 (for Application), 13:30-16:00 (for Pick Up)
◎Consulate-General of P. R. China in Auckland, New Zealand
Address: 588 Great South Road, Greenlane, Auckland, New Zealand.
Postal Address: P.O. Box 17-123, Greenlane, Auckland, New Zealand.
Tel: +64-9-5251588, 5251589
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 14:00-16:00 Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Address: 630 Great South Road, Greenlane, Auckland, New Zealand. (Visa application by mail can send to this address)
Tel: +64-9-5713080, 5265680
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00 (for Application), 14:00-16:00 (for Pick-Up), Monday-Friday.
The Best Way to Book Air Tickets for Your China Trip
From Auckland, you can fly to Beijing or Shanghai by the flights of the Air New Zealand.
And from Wellington, you can fly to Hong Kong by the flights of the Air New Zealand.
For the cheapest flight tickets from NZ to CN, you can make a compare of the price by using FareCompare's airfare search engine:
What about drinks?
A: Local tea is commonly served with meals and there is a variety of soft drinks, local and imported beers and wines available for purchase. You should not drink the tap water, bottled water is inexpensive and readily available. If you like a 'cuppa', you may like to bring along a small supply of tea bags, coffee and milk powder. Most rooms have electric jugs or thermos flasks of boiling water to make hot.
What are the toilet facilities like on tour?
A: All of our hotels have western style bathrooms and toilets. Obviously in the more remote areas, they may be a little more basic, but clean and simple is common. Whilst sightseeing, toilet facilities at restaurants and local tourist sites can vary and we would recommend that you carry tissues, wet wipes or disinfectant gel with you, “just in case”.
What should I pack?
A: Casual clothing is appropriate at all times although clothes that are too revealing are still frowned upon in all over China. Try to pack lightly as your trip may involve an amount of personal baggage handling as porters are often not available except in larger hotels. For security reasons it is essential that your baggage can be locked whilst during air transportation between cities. At times, you may not be able to check into your hotel room immediately or be able to access your main bags. To ensure your comfort, a change of clothes in your hand luggage to coincide with local weather conditions is always handy. All personal toiletries should be taken with you and small packets of tissues or wet wipes are recommended. A small medical kit containing medication to alleviate common ailments is suggested.
Temperature ( F)
Mar - May
50 - 71.6
Western suits, jackets, sports coats, woolen jackets, long sleeve shirts and travel shoes
Jun - Aug Above
T-shirts, short sleeve shirts, skirts, sandals, caps, rain wear
Sep - Nov
Western suits, jackets, sports coats, light woolen sweaters, rain wear and travel shoes
Dec - Feb
Overcoat, thick woolen sweaters, lined coats; In northern China, cap, gloves and cotton-padded shoes are required
What credit cards can I use?
A: At present the Bank of China accepts Master, American Express, Dynasty, Visa, JCB, and Diners Club cards. Travelers may use these cards to draw cash over the exchange counters in China's banks, make purchases or pay bills at large department stores, restaurants and hotels in more than 100 major cities in China. A surcharge of 2% is always charged for card transactions.
Where can I get consular assistance?
A: In China, the tourists from New Zealand can obtain consular assistance from the:
◎Embassy of New Zealand in Beijing
Address: No.1, Ri Tan Dong Er Street, Chaoyang District
Postal Code: 100600
Tel: (+86)10 6532 7000
Fax: (+86)10 6532 4317
Office Hours: 08:30-17:00 (Mon. - Fri. except public holidays)
Embassy of New Zealand can offer necessary assistance to them in troubles, such as accident, death, crime, arrest, be in hospital, lost of passport or money. The Mobile Phone after work is 137 0128 2348. The embassy in Beijing or consulate in Shanghai can issue an Emergency Travel Document with a limited validity. It takes about three working days plus the time for mailing.
◎Consulate General of New Zealand in Guangzhou
Consular Regions: Guangdong Province, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Hainan Province, Fujian Province
Address: Room 1160, Commercial Mansion, China Hotel
Postal Code: 510015
Tel: (+86)20 8667 0253
Fax: (+86)20 8666 6420
Office Hours: 08:30 – 17:00 (Mon. - Fri.)
◎Consulate General of New Zealand in Shanghai
Address: Room 1605-1607A, the Centre, No. 989 Chang Le Lu (Changle Road)
Tel: (+86)21 5407 5858
Fax: (+86)21 5407 5068
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