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Guide to backpacking in China, with travellers information on Beijing, Peking, Shanghai, The Great Wall, Himalayas, Mount Evere
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Guide to backpacking in China, with travellers information on Beijing, Peking, Shanghai, The Great Wall, Himalayas, Mount Evere

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     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
     information.

For a breakdown of information on this country select:
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Get a feel for City life in:
City Guide

Contact information with no frills at:

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Guide to backpacking in China, with travellers information on Beijing, Peking, Shanghai, The Great Wall, Himalayas, Mount Evere
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

Where are they, how can they help and when can you contact them ?

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
U.K. Overseas Missions
U.K. Consular Services Abroad
Foreign Consular Offices in U.S
London Diplomatic List (U.K)

Take the official line with:

U.S. Visa Services
U.K. Visa Information

Visit the Passport and Visa Professionals at:

U.S. Travel Documents
U.K. Visaservice


United Kingdom UP


    City: BEIJING
    Mission: British Embassy
    Address: 11 Guang Hua Lu
    Jian Guo Men Wai
    Beijing 100600
    Tel: (86) (10) 6532 1961
    (86) (10) 6532 1962
    (86) (10) 6532 1963
    (86) (10) 6532 1964
    Fax: (86) (10) 6532 1937
    (86) (10) 6532 1938
    (86) (10) 6532 1939
    (86) (10) 6532 1930 (Consular)
    E-mail: visamail@peking.mail.fco.gov.uk (Visa)
    consularmail@peking.mail.fco.gov.uk (Consular)
    Hours: 00:30 - 04:00 / 05:30 - 09:00 (GMT)

    City: CHONGQING
    Mission: British Consulate
    Address: Suite 2802
    Metropolitan Tower
    Wu Yi Road
    Chongqing 400010
    Tel: (86) (23) 63810321
    Fax: (86) (23) 63810322
    E-mail: bcgchq@public.cta.cq.cn

    City: GUANGZHOU
    Mission: British Consulate-General
    Address: 2nd Floor
    Guangdong International Hotel
    339 Huanshi Dong Lu
    Guangzhou 510098
    Tel: (86) (20) 8335 1354
    (86) (20) 8333 6623
    Fax: (86) (20) 8335 6485
    (020) 7382 3253
    E-mail: guangbcg@gitic.com.cn
    Hours: Mon-Thurs: 0030-0430 / 0530-0900
    Fri: 0030-0600

    City: SHANGHAI
    Mission: British Consulate-General
    Address: Suite 301,
    Shanghai Centre
    1376 Nanjing Xi Lu
    Shanghai 200040

    Visa Section:
    Suite 751,
    Shanghai Centre
    1376 Nanjing Xi Lu
    Shanghai 200040
    Tel: (86) (21) 6279 7650
    (86) (21) 6279 8130 (Visa)
    Fax: (86) (21) 6279 7651
    (86) (21) 6279 8254 (Visa)
    Hours: 01:00-09:00 (GMT)
    00:00-08:30 (Visa section, GMT)

United States UP


    City: BEIJING
    Mission: United States Embassy
    Address: 3 Xiu Shui Bei Jie, Beijing,
    China, 100600
    Tel: (86-10) 6532-3431
    (86-10) 6532-3831 (Consular and Admin)
    (86-10) 6532-1161 (Info Service)

    City: CHENGDU
    Mission: United States Consulate General
    Address: Number 4, Lingshiguan Road,
    Chengdu, Sichuan, PRC 610041
    Tel: (28) 558-3992
    (28) 558-9642
    Fax: (28) 558-3520

    City: GUANGZHOU
    Mission: United States Embassy
    Address: 1 South Shamian Street,
    510133, Guangzhou,
    China
    Tel: +86-20-8188 8911
    Fax: +86-20-8186 4001

    City: SHANGHAI
    Mission: United States Embassy
    Address: 1469 Huai Hai Zhong Lu,
    Shanghai, PRC 200031
    Tel: (86-21) 6433-6880
    Fax: (86-21) 6433-4122

    City: SHENYANG
    Mission: Embassy of the United States of America
    Address: No.52, 14 Wei Road,
    Heping District, Shenyang,
    Liaoning, P.R.C 110003
    Tel: (86-24) 2322-1198
    Fax: (86-24) 2322-2374

Guide to backpacking in China, with travellers information on Beijing, Peking, Shanghai, The Great Wall, Himalayas, Mount Evere
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.
        Police:
        Ambulance:
        Fire:
    110
    120
    119
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Guide to backpacking in China, with travellers information on Beijing, Peking, Shanghai, The Great Wall, Himalayas, Mount Evere

This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Fit for Travel
Travel Health Online

Up-to-date country advice for all travellers:
U.S. Safetynet
U.K. Safetynet

Guide to backpacking in China, with travellers information on Beijing, Peking, Shanghai, The Great Wall, Himalayas, Mount Evere
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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
and
ISIC Cards

It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
Just say hello

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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

If you would like to become an author, please email us:
info [AT] bakpaka dot- com

Well-versed in the pursuit of travel:
Lonely Planet online

ECOTOURISM
Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures

Dragoman

What to see and where to find it:
Tourist Attractions

News and comment from around the world:
World News Asia

Guide to backpacking in China, with travellers information on Beijing, Peking, Shanghai, The Great Wall, Himalayas, Mount Evere
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Asia

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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

     Beijing

    Kinko's, Inc.
    A11 Xiang Jun Gei Li Dong,
    Sanhuan Road,
    Chao Yang District,
    Beijing, 100020,
    China. Tel: 86 10 6595 8050
    Fax: 86 10 6596 8218


    Sparkice
    First Floor, Capital Stadium Building, West Wing,
    No.54 Baishiqiao Road,
    Beijing, 100044,
    China.
    Tel: 86 10 6833 5335, 6833 6161
    Fax: 86 10 6831 2881
    E-mail: info@sparkice.co.cn

     Cheng Du
    HighFly
    18, Section 3, Ren Min Nan Lu
    Cheng Du,
    China.
    Tel: 86 28 5501572
    E-mail: highfly@mail.sc.cninfo.net
    Cost/hour: $2
    Hours: 09:00-01:00
     Zhong Shan
    Zhong Shan Neteasy Cafe
    2 Yin Zhu Street, East District,
    Zhong Shan, 528481 3, China.
    Tel: 86 760 8333514
    Fax: 1 581 3 218 9535
    E-mail: neteasycafe@icqmail.com
    Cost/hour: RMB20 (15/member, 10/student)
    Hours: 10:30-24:00 (Tues-Sun)
Guide to backpacking in China, with travellers information on Beijing, Peking, Shanghai, The Great Wall, Himalayas, Mount Evere
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