Please note that this is simply a sample itinerary to give you an idea of what we've done before and what we could create for you.
Welcome to Hong Kong. On arrival, your tour director will meet you at Hong Kong airport and get you to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you may have time to walk around the hotel in the Wanchai area. This evening, meet up with the rest of the group for dinner, followed by a walking tour around Central, and then get a chance to ride the Star Ferry.
This morning, we will hike over the Dragon’s Back, the most scenic and famous trail in Hong Kong. After our hike, we’ll head over to Stanley for lunch, shopping and see Murray House, a colonial era house that was transferred brick by brick from the Central Business District to its current scenic location. This evening, dinner is at Jumbo Seafood Restaurant in Aberdeen.
Lantau is the biggest island in Hong Kong, and one of the least populated. Our journey there begins with a ride on the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car over Lantau’s scenic terrain. Later, we’ll experience a public tour to visit the famous Big Buddha, Ngong Ping Village, the Po Lin Monastery, and the Tai O fishing village. Dinner is on your own. This evening, view Hong Kong from the Sky 100 observation platform in Hong Kong’s tallest building, the ICC building.
Our journey today takes us to Macau. Known as Hong Kong’s twin city, it started out as a Portuguese colony, and now like Hong Kong, is part of China. Macau rivals Las Vegas in terms of gambling generated income, so in addition to seeing some of the busiest casinos in the world, we also get to visit the historical part of town, including Senado Square, St. Dominic’s church, the Ruins of St. Paul’s Church, Monte Fort, and Macau Museum. Dinner is on your own this evening.
We start the morning with a journey up to Victoria Peak via the Peak Tram. Explore the highest point of Hong Kong island with a panoramic view via Lugard Road, or an eye catching view by Victoria Peak Garden. Afterwards, enjoy a Hong Kong food tour to try different types of Chinese cuisine. Later, ride Hong Kong’s famous tram for an eye opening, slow paced view of Hong Kong at its busiest. Tonight dinner is on your own. We will meet later to watch the Symphony of Lights show from the City Hall promenade, followed by a ride up the Central Mid-Levels escalator, which is the longest, outdoor covered escalator in the world.
The largest part of Hong Kong is the New Territories. We begin today by exploring the Hong Kong Wetlands park, an area dedicated to preserving wetlands that were displaced by one of the new housing developments. See local plantlife, insects and birds in their natural habitat. Forlunch, we’ll stop at Kwai Chung Plaza, an eclectic mall that actually has some of Hong Kong’s best value street food Later, we head to Kowloon, meaning “Nine Dragons”. We will visit the Hong Kong History Museum, and the Hong Kong Art Museum (could also visit the Science Museum or the Space Museum). Dinner is on your own. Later, we will watch the Symphony of Lights Show from the Tsiu Tsa Tsui promenade, followed by our visit to the very famous Night Markets.
Our focus today is on taking pictures of some of the most photogenic places in Hong Kong, but with a twist... You’ll be part of a scavenger hunt where your task is to find a series of iconic places in Hong Kong and make sure you’re in that photo! This afternoon, you have free time around Causeway Bay, one of the busiest shopping areas in Hong Kong. Visit Hong Kong’s Time Square, the most expensive retail area in the world, or wonder thought Victoria Park, or shop at SOGO, one of the largest Japanese retail stores in Hong Kong. This evening, we’ll go looking for different desserts to savor.
Visit either Ocean Park, Hong Kong’s first and premier ocean themed amusement park, or visit Hong Kong Disneyland. Either way, prepare for some fun today!
We venture towards rural Hong Kong, specifically Cheung Chau, literally meaning “Long Island”. Travel about an hour by ferry to this outlying island, and then have the option to hike, bike, or just walk around the village to see temples, shops and cafes. This afternoon you are free to explore any area on your own. This evening, we will enjoy our farewell dinner, followed by our last night out at Lam Kwai Fong.
Depart Hong Kong with fond memories.