Zhangjiagang is a county-level city in Jiangsu province, China. It is situated on the southern bank of the lower reaches of the Yangtze River. It is prosperous city famous for its large parks, clean and well maintained streets and friendly inhabitants.
Things to See & Do
* Yongquin Temple
* Jiyanghu Park
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Chinese Yuan (CNY)
Language – Mandarin
Population – 1,300,000 approx
Land Area – 998 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 86
Port Location - The river port of Zhangjiagang is approximately 25 minutes from the town center.
Travel Links – Regular buses to Zhangjiagang run from most nearby cities, such as Nanjing, Wuxi, and Suzhou.
Zhangjiagang has no airport. The normal means of arriving by air is to fly into Shanghai Pudong Airport, and then take a bus or taxi to Zhangjiagang.
Zhangjiagang has no train service. Wuxi and Suzhou are the easiest places to catch a train.
Important Visa Information
Australian and New Zealand passport holders staying on board or going ashore to visit any Chinese ports are required to obtain a single-entry Chinese visa (3 month validity) prior to travel. We recommend you include a copy of your itinerary with your application and confirm the expiration of the visa at the time of issue to ensure that it is valid for your stay in China. Visas cannot be issued upon the ship’s arrival. Please note that any passengers not in possession of a Chinese visa may be denied boarding or incur a fine.