General Advice : It easy for you to catch the common cold, the flu or to aggravate an existing medical condition. The main reason of this is different air, water, dairy, food, lifestyle and jet-lag, that can reduce your resistance. Our advice for you to take a multi-vitamin course while on tour and eat and rest properly.
1. To avoid illnesses while you travel you should eat and rest well while on tour
2. Avoid unpasteurized dairy products.
3. Avoid drinking too much alcohol and take some simple health precautions during your tour time.
4. Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially before eating. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand gel (with at least 60% alcohol).
Water : Water is the important part of the life. In some areas water is undrinkable, so please take care.You use only the bottled water in these area. Tap water is not safe for drinking. Bottled drinking water is always available and usually provided free in hotels.
Medical Services :
-> If at any time you feel unwell you Tour Manger can advise you in contacting a doctor for a consultation.
-> If you are on a regular course of medication or contraception you must bring a sufficient supply for the entire time you are away from home.
-> In other countries it is recommended that you carry prescriptions for any drugs you may need or carry with you without a prescription
-> You also take a small supply of antiseptic cream, aspirin, sticking plasters, insect repellent, cough medicine and perhaps some antibiotics.
In China there are no diseases that are particularly prone to China and vaccinations or immunizations are required to enter the country. The level of public health and sanitation in China is high. Medical care is of a high standard but is government-controlled and rationed. In general, if you have a medical emergency, the best bet is to find the nearest hospital and go to its emergency room. If the problem isn’t urgent, you can call a nearby hospital and ask for a referral to a local physician.
Safety and Security :
-> Any disputes should be reported to your local guides for resolution
-> Avoid traveling in any areas or sites that are not open to foreigners
-> Do not voice publicly any opinions contrary to China's laws and code of ethics and morals
-> Do not quarrel with anyone during your trip
-> Be particularly cautious about your possession in crowded areas such as local festivals, markets, tourist sites, railway, bus stations, on trains and buses
-> Always let your hotel or guides know where you are on your free days during your tour
-> Respect the custom of the local ethnic groups
-> Ensure that you aware of the values of different local banknotes to avoid being deceived
-> Never carry your passport/visa, credit cards, traveler's schedules or other travel documents in your shoulder bag or bum bag