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what do tourist do when getting to a country[edit]

what tourist do when getting to a country Asked by: nkosi (talk) 10:04, 7 November 2015 (UTC)nick nkosi (talk) 10:04, 7 November 2015 (UTC)

Please try again, if you are really looking for an answer. What is it that you want to know? Ikan Kekek (talk) 10:05, 7 November 2015 (UTC)
Off the top of my head, at the very least, you'll need a document to prove your identity (such as a passport) in most cases, sometimes along with a visa. Some countries ask for a proof of vaccination as well. And then you'll need to find a way to get there. You may also want to take a look at our travel topics for other stuff. Vidimian (talk) 10:22, 7 November 2015 (UTC)
It isn't a question to ask tourist office because tourists when getting to a country, what should to do is up to you (tourists). Make a decision, and re-ask a sure question ! Yanlinnnaung (talk) 10:17, 8 November 2015 (UTC)
Please have a look at our Travel basics article. Perhaps you will find an answer to what you want to know there. ϒpsilon (talk) 11:07, 8 November 2015 (UTC)

Go From Seoul[edit]

How Can I Go from Seoul, South Korea To Shenyang? Estimated Time and Distance? Asked by: 07:32, 19 November 2015 (UTC)

I didn't know the answer, so I did a web search on "flight time seoul to shenyang". According to this site, Seoul to Shenyang flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes. Or, to be more specific: "Non-stop flight time from Seoul to Shenyang is between 1 hr to 1 hr 45 mins depending on the aircraft's cruising speed, technical condition and weather/wind speed." For such travel times, make sure you get a non-stop flight; otherwise, all bets are off. The distance is about 540 km. The link I gave you also mentions some airlines that fly that route.
For the hell of it, I checked non-stop flights on that route on Matrix ITA Software, a website where you can look up flights but can't book them. On Dec. 1 (a date I chose randomly), the only non-stop flights are operated by Korean Air and China Southern, and the costs range from ₩193,000 per person to ₩417,000 per person, with no apparent logic to the price structure. Listed flight times are 1 hr 30 min to 1 hr 55 min. My suggestion would be for you to go directly to the Korean Air and China Southern sites and use a private browser in case they are showing you the price they think you'll pay instead of their lowest price (this has reportedly been a problem here in the U.S.) and see what times and prices you are seeing. By the way, the next day, again, only the same two airlines have non-stop flights; I just checked.
Happy travels! Ikan Kekek (talk) 08:04, 19 November 2015 (UTC)
And if you want to go overland, theoretically the straightest route would be through North Korea, but that country may not be entered from the south as of now (not that any independent travel would be allowed in the DPRK anyway). Instead the shortest possible route would be boat from Incheon (just west of Seoul) to Dalian and from there a train up to Shenyang. Not sure about what ferry company plies that route. ϒpsilon (talk) 18:42, 19 November 2015 (UTC)
An alternative is the Incheon (near Seoul) to Dalian ferry which takes 16 hours. You could then take a bus or train from Dalian to Shenyang (Google Maps suggests that would be a 7 hour journey). Andrewssi2 (talk) 19:33, 19 November 2015 (UTC)