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Tours to China from KSA

The friendship between Saudi Arabia and China goes back to ancient times. As early as the 7th century, Mohammed's disciples had traveled across the oceans to China to disseminate Islam. In the 15th century AD, the most famous Chinese navigator, Zhenghe once visited Saudi Arabia when he went to the West. Since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1990, tens of thousands of Chinese tourists have flocked to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its great civilization. Likewise, many Saudis have booked their flight tickets to China after its Premier Wen Jiabao paid a visit to Saudi Arabia in January 2012. China is a special travel destination for the Saudi Arabian visitors, you will be absolutely riveted by its glorious past and present. A journey to this colossus of a country is a mind-boggling encounter with the most populous and perhaps most culturally idiosyncratic nation on earth!

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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 Saudi Arabia

Address: Circle No.5 Diplomatic Quarter, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 75231 Riyadh 11578, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 
Tel: +966-1-4832126
Hotline: +966-500575670
Fax: +966-1-2812070
Office Hours: 08:30-14:30, Saturday-Wednesday (except holidays)
Email: chinaemb_sa@mfa.gov.cn
Website: http://www.chinaembassy.org.sa/eng/

Consular Office
Tel: +966-1-4832126 ext. 110/105
Mobile Phone: +966-500575670  
Fax: +966-1-2812084
Office Hours: 09:00-14:00
Saturday to Wednesday (During the period from 1st March to 15th April and from 1st September to 15th October)
Saturday, Monday and Wednesday (Except for the period from 1st March to 15th April and from 1st September to 15th October)

 

Important Notice of Chinese Visa Application
Since 3rd January 2010, Chinese embassy in Riyadh has not accept Chinese visa application from Saudi citizens and foreign residents in Saudi Arabia. As for the consular section at the embassy will continue to accept notarization, attestation and Chinese passports application. Applicants should apply for Chinese visa or Hong Kong visa through the below two offices:

Chinese Competitive Spirit Co. for Visa Service
Address: Olaya District, 62nd Street, Sada 1 Business Center, Riyadh
Tel: +966-1-4621258,0501086100
Fax: +966-1-4633850
Office Hours: 08:30-14:00, Saturday-Thursday

Alsandross International Est.
Address: Bin Salem Trading Center, Takhsossi Street, Riyadh (next to the Emirates Airlines Office)
Tel: +966-1-0535363247
Office Hours:
08:30-13:30, 17:00-21:00, Saturday to Wednesday;
08:30-13:30, Thursday  


Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Jeddah
Consul General: Mr. Wang Yong 
Address: Ibraheem Al-Juffali Street, N23 W 5 Sector, Al-Andalus District/1, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 51028, Jeddah 21543, Saudi Arabia
Tel: +966-2-6696014,  6605113
Fax: +966-2-6609131
Office Hours: 08:30-14:30, Saturday-Wednesday (except holidays)
Email: chinaconsul_jd_sa@mfa.gov.cn
Website:http://jeddah.china-consulate.org/eng/

Consular Office
Office Hours: 09:00-13:00, Monday, Wednesday, Saturday (except holidays)
Consular Districts: Madinah, Makkah, Taif, Jeddah

◎The Best Way to Book Air Tickets for Your China Trip
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http://www.cheapflights.com/flights/china/


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http://www.travelmath.com/flying-time/from/China/to/Saudi+Arabia

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.
 

 

Clothing suggestion:

Season

Month

Temperature ( F)

Suggesting Clothing

Spring

Mar - May

50 - 71.6

Western suits, jackets, sports coats, woolen jackets, long sleeve shirts and travel shoes

Summer

Jun - Aug Above

71.6

T-shirts, short sleeve shirts, skirts, sandals, caps, rain wear

Autumn

Sep - Nov

50- 71.6

Western suits, jackets, sports coats, light woolen sweaters, rain wear and travel shoes

Winter

Dec - Feb

Below 50

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:
You can obtain consular assistance and further consular information at the following addresses:

◎Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Beijing

Address: No. 1, Bei Xiao Jie, San Li Tun
Postal Code: 100600
Tel: (+86)10 6532 4825, 6532 5325, 6532 4818, 6532 4834
Fax: (+86)10 6532 5324
Military Attaché's Office
Address: 8-1-61 Ta Yuan Diplomatic Office Building
Tel: (+86)10 6532 5862
Fax: (+86)10 6532 5859

 

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