About Hong Kong

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The Weather
During November there are pleasant breezes, plenty of sunshine and comfortable temperatures. Many people regard these as one of the best months of the year. The average temperature ranges from 17℃ to 20℃ and humidity of 76 percent. Weather information is obtainable from the Hong Kong Observatory.
Passport & Visa Requirement
Visitors to Hong Kong should hold a passport with at least six months' validity. Nationals of most countries are not required to obtain visas for periods varying from seven days to 180 days. Please note that a visa is required for some nationalities. The Organiser is NOT responsible for your individual visa arrangement. Participants should check with the Chinese embassy or consulate on specific visa information. Further information on Visa requirements is available from www.immd.gov.hk/ehtml/hkvisas_4.htm .
China VISA
Participants planning to travel to mainland China should make their own visa arrangement. China visa can be processed in Hong Kong and normally takes three working days and one passport-sized photo. Visas can be obtained through the Visa Office of People's Republic of China, Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Hong Kong, China Travel Service (HK) Ltd, or China International Travel Service HK Ltd.
Getting Around
Hong Kong is geographically compact and the public transport system (bus, ferry, or train) is efficient, relatively inexpensive and user friendly. Road signs in Hong Kong are bilingual in both English and Chinese.