Ningbo is a seaport city of northeastern Zhejiang Province, Eastern China. It is a beautiful and prosperous city in Zhejiang and also one of the most popular tourist cities in East China.
Attractions in Ningbo include the TianYi Square which is the main square and shopping mall. Moon Lake, the city’s main park is also popular with around 97 hectares of gardens and walkways. Also worth a visit is Baoguo Temple, which is seated on the mountainside of Lingshan Mountain, about 15 km (9 mi) away from downtown.
Things to See & Do
* Ningbo Tianfeng Tower
* Baoguo & Ayuwang Temples
* Tianyi Chamber
* Moon Lake
* Ninbo Ocean World
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Chinese Yuan (CNY)
Language – Mandarin
Population - 2,218,000 approx
Land Area – 9,365 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 port at Ningbo is located mainly in Beilun and Zhendai districts.
Travel Links – Ningbo is accessible by bus from Shanghai via Hanghzhou. Trains are also available from Shanghi and Hangzhou.
Ningo Lische Airport has flights arriving from a large number of Chinese and other Asian cities.
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.