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Tours to China from South Korea

With a history of over 5,000 years, China has much to see and experience in its vast land. A 2 day city tour or even multi-destination over 20 days open a door for travelers from Korea into the old nation. Heading from the history rich Beijing, to once of the most glorious age Xi’an, next discover the mysterious Tibet or further explore the ancient Silk Road…China is a land that offers so many travel choices for Korean tourists.

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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.

According to the information provided by Chinese visa applicants, Easytourchina.com kindly inform you: Chinese visa rule has changed since July 1, 2010 for non-Korean applicants in South Korea. Foreigners who want to apply for visas to China, he/she must provide the alien registration card in South Korea with at least 6 months remaining validity. Diplomatic and Official/Service passport holders are excluded.
Address: 54, Hyoja-Dong, Jongno-GU, Seoul, 110033, Korea
Tel: +82-2-7381038
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays) Email: chinaemb_kr@mfa.gov.cn
Website: http://kr.china-embassy.org/kor/ (Korean Version)

Consular Office
Address: 50-7, No.2 Street, Namsan-dong, Chung-gu, Seoul
Automatic Answer Tel: +82-2-060-7045004 (Enquiry for Passport, Visa, Notarization & Authentication)
Manual Tel: +82-2-7567300, 7550453, 7550456 (Enquiry for Consular Protection & Overseas Chinese Affairs, Passport, Visa, Notarization & Authentication)
The manual answering service is available during 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:30,working days.

Office Hours:
Application Time:
09:00-11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
13:30-15:30, Monday-Thursday (except holidays)
Collection and Payment: 09:00-11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

◎ Consulate-General of the PRC in Busan (Pusan)
Address: 1418, U-2 Dong, Haeundae-Gu, Busan, 612022, Korea
Tel: +82-51-7437990
Fax: +82-51-7437987
Email: chinaconsul_bu_kr@mfa.gov.cn
Website: http://busan.china-consulate.org

Visa Office
Tel: +82-51-7437990
Fax: +82-51-7437971
Office Hours: 09:00-11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Regular Visa Processing Time: 4 working days
Express Service Time: 2 working days
Consular Districts: Busan (Pusan), Taegu, Ulsan, Kyongsang Namdo, Kyongsang Puktodo

Important Notice about China Visa Application
Visa Office of China Consulate in Busan doesn't accept foreigners’ individual applications for Chinese visas of tourism, business, study, work, transit and so on.

Instead, Korean citizens and other foreigners in South Korea have to apply for Chinese visa (Hong Kong Visa is not included) through travel agencies designated by the consulate.

List of Travel Agencies Designated by China Consulate in Busan (Pusan)
1. New World Travel Agency: 051-463-8888
#1210-6, Choryang1-dong, Dong-gu, Busan

2. A-Tae Air Lines: 051-465-7340
Room 603, Centum IS Tower, #1209, Jaesong-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan

3. Jin Long Air Lines: 051-466-2633
Room 306, Bando Bldg, #36, 4th St., Jungang-dong, Jung-gu, Busan

4. E-Jin Travel Agency: 051-466-9001
Room 203, Dong-A Jeil Bldg, #37-16, 4th St, Jungang-dong, Jung-gu, Busan

5. Travel Gift: 051-441-1449
Room 202, Dongnam Bldg, #1200-1, Choryang3-dong, Dong-gu, Busan

6. Happy Tour: 051-441-0216
Room 393, Bando Bldg, #36, 4th St., Jungang-dong, Jung-gu, Busan

7. BIE Air Lines: 051-464-1132
Room 201, Bando Bldg, #36, 4th St., Jungang-dong, Jung-gu, Busan

8. CYTS: 051-467-5665
Room 102, Dong-A Jeil Bldg, #37-16, 4th St., Jungang-dong, Jung-gu, Busan

9. Travel News: 051-632-7400
Room 201, Halla Sigma Tower, #858-23, Bumcheon1-dong, Jin-gu, Busan

10. Asian-Pacific Travel Agency: 051-464-1050
Room 203, Bando Bldg, #36-1, 4th St., Jungang-dong, Jung-gu, Busan

List of Hospitals Designated by China Consulate in Busan (Pusan)
1. Busan Kosin University Hospital
Tel: 051-9906114

2. Pusan National University Hospital
Tel: 051-2540171

3. Good Gang- An Hospital
Tel: 051-6250900

4. Inje University Busan Paik Hospital
Tel: 051-7970100, 7970114

◎ Consulate-General of the PRC in Gwangju (Kwangju)
Address: 9196, Wolsan-Dong, Nam-gu, Gwangju, 503230, Korea
Tel: +82-62-3688688
Emergency Tel: +82-10-23512110 (24-hour)
Fax: +82-62-3858880
Website: http://gwangju.china-consulate.org/kor/ (Korean Version)

Consular Office
Tel: +82-62-3688688
Fax: +82-62-3858880
Office Hours: 09:00-11:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Consular Districts: Cheju-do, Gwangju (Kwangju), Cholla Namdo, Cholla Puktodo

 Consular Protection
 Tel: +82-62-3858872
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:30
Tel for Consular Assistance: +82-62-3858872

Important Notice about Chinese Visa Application
Visa Office of Chinese Consulate in Gwangju doesn't accept applications from ordinary passport holders for Chinese visas of tourism, business, study, work, transit and

so on. Korean citizens and other foreigners in South Korea have to apply for Chinese visa (Hong Kong Visa is not included) through travel agencies designated by the consulate.

 List of Travel Agencies Designated by Chinese Consulate in Gwangju (Kwangju)
1. VIP Travel Agency in Gwangju (Kwangju)
Tel: 062-233-6611
2. C&C Travel Agency in Gwangju (Kwangju)
Tel: 062-226-5993
3. Happiness Travel Agency in Gwangju (Kwangju)
Tel: 062-228-3992
4. Tour114 Travel Agency in Gwangju (Kwangju)
Tel: 062-372-0040
5. Good Morning Travel Agency (Kwangju)
Tel: 062-3838006
6. Beer Travel Agency in Chonju
Tel: 063-232-0119
7. Jiaqiao Travel Agency in Jeju
Tel: 064-725-7000
8. China Xinxing Airlines in Gwangju (Kwangju)
Tel: 062-369-8302

List of Hospitals Designated by Chinese Consulate in Gwangju (Kwangju)
1. Chosun University Hospital, Gwangju, Korea
Tel: 062-2203030
2. Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital
3. Gwangju Health Center of Korea Health Association
Tel: 062-956901216
4. Jeju National University Hospital
Tel: 064-7171580
5. Jeju Hanla hospital
Tel: 064-7405360

Flights from South Korea to China
Based on feedback from our South Korean guests and our own travel experiences, we've found the following websites are very helpful for investigating and ticketing airfare to and from each of our trips.


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:



Temperature ( F)

Suggesting Clothing


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

50- 71.6

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


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?

◎Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Beijing
Address: No. 20, Dong Fang Dong Lu, Chaoyang District
Postal Code: 100600
Tel: (+86)10 8531 0700
Duty Phone: (+86)10 8531 0704, 136 0103 0178
Fax: (+86)10 8531 0726
E-mail: webmaster@koreanembassy.cn

◎Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Shanghai
Address: No. 60 Wanshan Road, Shanghai
Tel: (+86)21 6295 5000
Fax: (+86)21 6295 5191
E-mail: kobe@mail.mofat.go.kr

◎Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Guangzhou
Address: 18/F, West Tower, International Commercial Center, No. 122 Tiyu Dong Lu, Tian He District, Guangzhou
Postal Code: 510620
Tel: (+86)20 3887 0555
Fax: (+86)20 3887 0923
E-mail: guangzhou@mofat.go.kr

◎Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chengdu
Address: 19F Paradise Oasis Mansion, No.2, Xia Nan Da Jie, Chengdu
Postal Code: 610000
Tel: +86-28-86165800
Fax: +86-28-86165789
E-mail: chengdu@mofat.go.kr

◎Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Wuhan
Address: 4th Floor, 19 th Floor, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Tower, No.218, Xinhua Avenue, Hankou, Wuhan
Tel: (+86)27-8555-2920
Fax: (+86)27-8574-1085

◎Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Shenyang
Address: No.37 South 13th Wei Lu, Heping District, Shenyang
Postal Code: 110003
Tel: +86-24-23853388
Fax: +86-21-23855170
E-mail: shenyang@mofat.go.kr

◎Consulate General of Republic of Korea in Xian
Address: 19/F, High-Tech International Business Center, No.33 Keji Road, Gaoxin District, Xian
Tel: (+86)29-88351001
Fax: (+86)29-88351002
Working Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-18:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

◎Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Qingdao
Address: No.101, Hong Kong Dong Lu, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266011
Tel: +86-532-8976001
Fax: +86-532-8976005
Office Hours: 08:50- 17:30 Monday - Friday
Office Hours of Visa Section: 08:50-11:30 and 13:30-15:00, Monday-Friday