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How to Plan a Trip to China from Kuwait

Before visiting China, how to make your China trip plan? You may be too busy or feel troublesome, and now please take a breath, let us help you. With an all-inclusive travel guide at hand, you will feel much more relaxed.

Top China Travel, as a travel agency oriented to clients and foreign travelers, would like to give you useful China travel tips, offer you best China tour pacakges, and solve your problems.

(Above picture/ TCT Sales Team)

Where Is China? East Asia

Where is China located on a world map?

China is located in the east of Asia, and the west of Pacific Ocean, and the north of South China Sea. China has over 10 neighbors, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Bhutan.

Kuwait is located in Western Asia, where Ancient Silk had reached. Kuwait has had business trades with China for a long time.

The distance from Kuwait to China

China and Kuwait are two countries both in Asia, and from Kuwait to China, it is about 6000 km. For Kuwait City to Shanghai, it is around 6920 km.

Time difference between China and Kuwait

China uses UTCT/GMT+ 8  time zone to calculate China Time in the whole country, while Kuwait uses UTC/GMT+3 as its standard time, which means China Time is 5 hours ahead of Kuwait Time. For instance, 6:00 AM in Kuwait is 11:00 AM in China.

What are popular destinations in China?

According to tour attractions and travelers’ population, popular destinations in China are Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Huangshan, Zhangjiajie, Guilin, Hong Kong, Kunming, Chengdu, etc, and popular theme tours are Yangtze Cruise and Silk Road Tour.

Click HERE to see China City Map

When to Travel-Autumn is the Best Time to Visit China

(Longji Rice Terrace/ Guilin)

China weather. In China, spring may be warm, and rainy, summer is hot and humid, with heavy rains, autumn is cool, and winter is cold and dry. In summer, the whole nation is hot, while provinces like Qinghai and Tibet are comparatively cool. In Winter, North China is colder than South China.

Best time to visit China: September, October, November. Autumn is the best season in China, and everywhere is cool in temperature and comfortable in air humidity. Autumn is the best time for you to have 2 weeks China Tour.

Suitable Time to Visit China: April to November.  In this time period, the weather is not cold, and natural attractions are good to visit. For travelers who like to see flowers and greenery, Spring should be your visit time.

Winter vacation for Kuwaiti travelers: December, January, February. Kuwait doesn’t snow in winter, and you may not see a beautiful snow world in home, thus, here recommends you a winter vacation in China, to see Harbin Snow and Ice World and white Yellow Mountain covered by snow.

Not advisable time to visit China: China’s National Day (Golden Week Holiday) from Oct 1 to Oct 7. It is the travel peak of Chinese people, and attractions may be crowed with visitors.

How to Apply for a China Visa in Kuwait

Kuwaiti citizens who need to visit China, are required to have a China visa before entering China.

What type of visa do you need to apply? A tourist visa (L-Visa) for China travel. With a tourist visa (L-Visa), you can stay in China for no more than 30 days.

Where to apply for a China visa? You can submit your application in the Chinese embassy or consulate in your country. If you reserve a tour package with Top China Travel, we will send you the invitation letter to help you apply for China Tourist Visa.

What are the required documents for applying for a China visa?

  • Passport valid for at lest 6 months
  • Visa application form
  • Passport photocopy                                            
  • Photo (48mm×33mm)
  • Your China trip itinerary (both flight and hotel reservations) or invitation letter
  • Application fee.

⇒ Check the step-by-step guide to apply for a visa to China 

Hong Kong visa and Macau visa. Kuwaiti citizens can enjoy visa-free access to Hong Kong, and the visa free period for visit not exceeding is 30 days. If traveling to Macau, you need to apply for a Macau visa before entering Macau.

Embassy of China in Kuwait

China has one embassy in Kuwait City, Kuwait, for Kuwaiti citizens to apply for China visa, and consulate China issues.

  • Embassy Address: No.82, Street 1, Block 4, Yarmouk, Kuwait
  • E-mail: chinaemb_kw@mfa.gov.cn
  • Operator: 00965-25333340
  • Consular Section:965-25333340-119


Entry Cities-How to Get China from Kuwait

Entry Cities in China: major entry cities in China are Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, and Chengdu. From Kuwait to other cities in China by flight, such as Guilin, Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Xian, you may have 2 transfers.

Departure city in Kuwait: Kuwait City. But From Kuwait to China, so far there hasn't been nonstop flights to any cities in China . Kuwaiti travelers may have stops in Doha, Dubai, or Abu Dhabi, and flights from Kuwait to China have short stops in Doha and Dubai, and you may change planes.

⇒ Further reading: China Entry Regulation Briefing

Flights from Kuwait to China


Kuwait-China city Connecting flights-Time duration(variable) Notes
Kuwait City-Hong Kong

Kuwait City-Doha-Hong Kong-10 h 20 min

Kuwait City-Dubai-Hong Kong-11 h 5 min

Daily connecting flights available
Kuwait City-Guangzhou

Kuwait City-Doha-Guangzhou – 11 h 10 min

Kuwait City-Dubai-Guangzhou – 14 h 20 min

Daily connecting flights available
Kuwait City-Shanghai

Kuwait City-Dubai -Shanghai-11 h 55 min

Kuwait City-Doha -Shanghai-12 h

Daily connecting flights available
Kuwait City-Beijing

Kuwait City-Dubai –Beijing- 11 h 50 min

Kuwait City-Abu Dhabi-Beijing-11 h 30 min

Daily connecting flights available
Kuwait City-Chengdu Kuwait City- Abu Dhabi-Chengdu-10 h 25 min Daily connecting flights available


Where to Go

For Kuwaiti travelers, China is a perfect tour destination, for brand-new and amazing sceneries. China has multi-landscapes, with a wide variety of natural attractions, beautiful green mountains, snow mountains, rivers, streams, lakes, plateaus, and grasslands, and many magnificent historical and cultural sites.

Must visit-destinations in China for Kuwaiti travelers

(Yuyuan Garden/ Shanghai)

Beijing: capital of China. Needless to say, you should go for a visit. In fact, Beijing is very attractive, and tens of millions travelers have been to Great Wall, Forbidden City, and Temple of Heaven, and you must have heard one or some of them.

Xian: it is the starting place of Silk Road, famous for Terracotta Warrior, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and Muslim Street. Xian is the center of ancient China, where ancient  China treasures are still shining.

Shanghai: Shanghai is a business hub of China, a city opening to the world, and embracing difference. Kuwaiti travelers would like to see how modern China looks like. In Shanghai, you could buy almost everything made in China.

Beautiful and unique destinations for Kuwaiti travelers

a popular city for landscape and beautiful natural sceneries. Guilin would be a big“Wow” to you for its picturesque sceneries. Elephant Trunk Hill, Longji Rice Terrace, and Li River would win your heart.

Chengdu: Chengdu has GIANT PANDA, where you could see how a bunch of cute giant pandas live a day. Giant panda volunteer program gives a chance to get close to them: feed them, clean their house, play with them. Besides, Chengdu has breath-taking natural sceneries and unforgettable gourmet.

Yangtze River: Yangtze River is the longest river in China, and the third one in the world. Yangtze River has really wonderful natural sceneries in its two sides, and has been praised by visitors for a long time. Yangtze Cruise has always been people’s pick.

Silk Road: The Ancient Silk Road  had connected China with Western Asian countries through trade, and now the Silk Road once again gives a chance for deep communications in all fields for China and Western Asian countries. Along the Silk Road, there are so many ancient treasures, historical and cultural sites as a result of communication.

Recommended China Tour Packages

In order to help you make a great China tour, Top China Travel has picked two popular China tour packages from our sales data, highly recommended by TCT sales team and travel consultants. This two tour packages are best for Kuwaiti travelers who visit China for first time. For your special requests on hotel and food, like halal food, we could meet your needs in those big cities, and you shouldn’t have any worry.

13 Days from Li River to the Yangtze Tour

(Yangtze River)

Destinations: Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Chongqing, Yantze Cruise, Yichang, Shanghai

Highlight attractions: Forbidden City, Mutian Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Liver,  Elephant Trunk Hill, Yangtze River, the Bund, Yuyuan Garden

Why recommended: This tour combines the best historical and cultural sites, and the best natural sceneries in China, which will be a great China tour to you. Beijing, Xian, Guilin, and Shanghai are popular tour destinations, and Yangtze River has gorgeous sceneries in the river sides.

14 Days Best Silk Road Tour

(Terracotta Warriors/ Xian)

Destinations: Shanghai, Xian, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Beijing

Highlight attractions:  Yuyuan Garden, the Bund, Terracotta Warriors, Mogao Grottoes, Emin Minaret, Heavenly Lake, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall

Why recommended: Silk Road is the ancient way connecting China with western Asian countries. This Silk Road Tour brings you to the must-visit cities, Shanghai, Xian, and Beijing, and also to the highlight places in Silk Road. You could enjoy the art treasures of Silk Road, beautiful sites, historical and cultural sites, and also experience China Muslim culture.

How Many Days to Stay in China

(Elephant Trunk Hill/ Guilin)

Foreign travelers usually stay 3-5 days, 1 week(5-7 days), 2 weeks(10-15 days), and 3 weeks( 20-25 days) in China, like travelers from other countries. Here, we give you some China travel itineraries for your reference. Those itineraries are handpicked by our travel consultants and travel experts for best visiting experience, which are tailor-made to your needs, rational in arrangements and reasonable in cost.

3-5 days in China: some of you come to certain cities in China for a business trip, and have 1-2 days for visiting, and some of you just have a stopover in major entry cities.

Recommended tour route: 3 Days Best Shanghai Tour, 3 Days Guangzhou Essence Tour

1 week(5-7 days) in China: you don’t have much time, but would like to visit 1 or 2 cities in China.

Recommended tour route: 6 Days Beijing Shanghai Tour, 5 Days Shanghai and Hangzhou Tour

2 weeks(10-15 days) in China: most of you visit China for first time, and want to have a great China tour, and pick the best destinations for travelling.

Recommended tour route: 11 Days Beijing-Xian-Guilin-Shanghai Group Tour, 16 Days China Highlight Tour

3 weeks( 20-25 days): You are so interesting in China that you plan to have an in-depth China tour, to see China’s best sceneries and know more about China.

Recommended tour route: 21 Days China Panorama Tour.


China Travel Tips and Advice

To plan your trip to China from Kuwait, you also need guidance for the preparation and tips when visiting in China.  

What to Pack: You must bring the passport and other required documents, the contact list with hotel info and contact number of local guide (your travel consultant of TCT will send to you in advance), suitable clothes, etc.  

Healthy & Medical Tips: Before you travel to China, you are suggested to consult with your doctor and get knowledge about vaccinations.

Travel in China by Plane: When taking China domestic flights, you should know the luggage allowance and restrictions.

Accommodation in China: China hotels are similar to those of international standers, but you may need to know the differences and detailed services.  

Travel to China with Kids: For your family holiday in China, we provide very useful travel tips and suggestions of family-friendly activities and destinations.

Basic Chinese: You may need some basic Chinese for your  conversation with Chinese people. Survival Chinese Phrases.

Kuwait Embassy in China: There is embassy of Kuwait in Beijing,  and consulate-general of Qatar in Guangzhou.