Best China Tours from USA
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Check out our China tours packages from USA, in which, we incorporate in American most visited destinations: China's Golden Triangle from Beijing, Xi'an to Shanghai, the 3 cities represent different cultures of different historical stages of China, Yangtze River with relaxing and luxury cruise, the beautiful Yellow Mountain & Zhangajijie sandstone mountains & dramatic Guilin Karst peaks, which are UNESCO World Natural Heritages, Tibet, which claims to be “the Third Pole”, Hangzhou, the paradise on the earth, and also known as home of the well dragon tea, and Suzhou, China's Venice, is 2,500 years old...
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The best time to travel to China
Just like the United States, China is a vast country, where the climate and weather vary in different regions. Generally spring and autumn (April, May, September and October), are the best times to visit China, with average temperature from 10–27°C (50–81°F). Summer is also nice time, especially for family with kids planning a summer vacation to China from USA. However you may expect sudden downpour at a scorcher. If you travel in China in winter, you can meet less tourists, cost less and perhaps participate in some traditional Chinese festivals, like the Spring Festival (Lunar Chinese New Year) celebrated throughout the country, including Guizhou, where the miao, dong and other Chinese minority people have their grand celebrations.
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Practical Tips on China Tours from USA
China Visa Tips for US Citizens
Where to Apply for China Visa in United States?
For US citizens, it is easy to travel to China from United States, but still you are asked to obtain a Chinese visa to enter China. You may consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General in United States first for the tourist visa (L visa). They will readily help you go through the necessary procedures. To apply a Chinese tourist visa, you are supposed to prepare your valid passport, passport photos, China tour itinerary with hotels and flight seats bookings.
The Chinese Embassy and Consulate General in United States:
◎The Chinese Embassy in the United States
Address: 2201 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W. Suite 110, Washington, D.C. 20007
◎Consulate-General of China in New York
Telephone: (212) 244-9392, (212) 244-9456
Fax: (212) 465-1708
Address: 520 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036
Consular District: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island
◎Consulate General of China in San Francisco
Tel: 415-872-9091(09:00AM -- 17:00PM)
Address: 1450 Laguna Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Consular District: Northern California and the States of Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
◎Consulate General of China in Los Angeles
Address: 3rd Floor, 500 Shatto Place, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Consular District: the State of Arizona, the State of New Mexico, the State of Hawaii and U.S. Pacific islands including Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa
◎Consulate General of China in Chicago
Address: 1 East Erie Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611
Consular District: Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin
◎Consulate General of China in Houston
Address: 3417 Montrose Boulevard , Houston , Texas 77006
Consular District: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas and Puerto Rico.
Please contact the embassy or consulate in your region. Otherwise, your application will be delayed or even denied.
Practical Travel Tips for Americans traveling in China
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 a China tour?
A: All of hotels reserved for you 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.
Spring (Mar – May) with temperature at 50 - 71.6F: Western suits, jackets, sports coats, woolen jackets, long sleeve shirts and travel shoes
Summer (Jun – Aug) with temperature above 71.6 F: T-shirts, short sleeve shirts, skirts, sandals, caps, rain wear
Autumn (Sep – Nov) with temperature at 50 - 71.6 F: Western suits, jackets, sports coats, light woolen sweaters, rain wear and travel shoes
Winter (Dec – Feb) with 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 when touring in China?
For American tourists in China, you can obtain consular assistance and further consular information at the following addresses:
◎US Embassy Beijing
Address: No. 55 An Jia Lou Lu 100600
Tel: (86-10) 8531-3000
Fax: (86-10) 8531-4200
◎U.S. Consulate General Chengdu
Address: No. 4 Lingshiguan Road Chengdu, Sichuan, PRC 610041
Tel: (28) 8558-3992
Fax: (28) 8558-3520
◎U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou
Address: Huaxia Road, Zhujiang New Town, (near Exit B1 of the Zhujiang New Town subway station, Line 3 and Line 5), Tianhe District, Guangzhou, China
◎U.S. Consulate General Shanghai
Address: 1469 Huai Hai Zhong Road, (Near Wulumuqi Nan Lu), 200031 Shanghai, China
Tel: 86-21 8011-2200
◎U.S. Consulate General Shenyang
Address: No. 52, 14 Wei Road, Heping District, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China 110003
Tel  (24) 2322-1198
Fax  (24) 2322-2374
◎U.S. Consulate General Wuhan
Address: Room 4701, New World International Trade Tower I, No. 568, Jianshe Avenue, Jianghan District, Wuhan 430022
Direct Flights from USA to China
There are increasing direct flights to China from United States. Therefore the gateway city for your holiday to China hasn’t always to be Beijing, Shanghai or Hong Kong. Check it out now and find the most convenient to you at / near your place.
Arrival cities in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Changsha, Jinan, Xian, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Shenzhen