a number national and international airlines operating within and out of the
country from all the parts of the world, the tourists visiting China feels
at ease due to easy accessibility. Air China, China Southern and China
Eastern operate most of the flights.
Exploring this enormous country through the rail coach, can really be a
most delightful experience. A huge railway network connects every provincial
and regional capital with Beijing. However, Lhasa and Haikou are not
included in the rail network.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) offers easy accessibility
to the country. About 750 domestic airlines are operating in China, reaching
every corner of the country with Beijing in the center. There are also 100
international airlines and 21 regional airlines operable from the country.
All the major airports are equipped with the worlds best facilities.
Air China is one of the safest air companies in the world.
China has a vast rail network with excellent domestic and international
services. All the tourist trains shuttle between all the major tourist
cities of the region.
International Railway runs on the routes--- Beijing-Ulaan Baatar-Moscow;
Beijing-Manzhouli-Moscow; Beijing-Pyongyang; Urumqi-Alma Ata; Beijing-Hanoi;
Beijing-Ulaan Baatar. To reach Ulaan Baatar or Manzhouli from Moscow it
takes about 6 to seven days. Valid passports and certificates are required
for Hong Kong and Macao by the fellow citizens returning to their native
China has constructed a total of 1.18 million km of highways with excellent
passenger services, frequent flowing of high-grade, fast -running vehicles,
and easy check-ins. There are frequent bus services normally run along the
side lanes at an average speed of 100 km per hours in a streamlined fashion.
Transportation in the city
Taxis and local buses are the most convenient means of transportation
for sightseeing in almost all the main cities of China. Normally the fairs
are quire reasonable, ranging from one to two yuan per km.
Getting around in the city on the pedi-cabs, hutongs and back alleys is a
life time experience for its visitor.
Chinas vast maritime territory encompasses the Bohai, Yellow and East
China seas in the east and the South China Sea in the south. The countrys
long and winding coastline is clustered with extensive and deep harbors such
as those in Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Yantai, Qingdao, Qinhuangdao,
Dalian, Beihai, and Hong Kong.
Maritime Shipping Lines-- A luxury passenger ship and cargo liner operated
by the Sino-Japanese International Ferry Company, sails once a week from
Shanghai to Japans Kobe, Osaka and Yokohama. It normally takes 45
hours in a one-way trip.
The Yanjing is a passenger liner, shuttles once a week between Tianjin and
Kobe. The Daren passenger and cargo liner sails twice a week between Dalian
Daren. Similarly there are many other water passages that operates through
the coastal areas of China to other countries.