Exclusive Hong Kong & Macau
Hong Kong is a vibrant densely populated urban center with a major port, global financial hub with an iconic skyline. One a British colony there is much history to explore. Macau, also known as the “Vegas of China” offers a unique gambling experience. A mix of the 300 year Portuguese colony and Chinese influences this makes for a diverse and cultural rich experience.
- Half Day Hong Kong Island Tour
- Visit Victoria Peak
- Take a Macau Excursion
- Visit Macau Tower
- Day 1:
Upon arrival in Hong Kong, you'll collect your luggage and pass through customs. You will then be met and assisted to your private vehicle for transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Langham Hotel
- Day 2:
After breakfast at your hotel, you'll partake in a half day Hong Kong Island tour. Start with a ride on the iconic Star Ferry as you cross Victoria Harbour, one of Hong Kong’s greatest assets and a jewel that people marvel at no matter how many times they visit the city. Next is a ride on the World's steepest funicular railway, the Peak Tram! Pulled by steel cables, the tram climbs 373 metres (about 1,200 feet) and is so steep that the buildings you pass look like they're leaning. Looking down from Victoria Peak, you'll be amazed by the spectacular view of the surrounding city skyline, the world-famous Victoria Harbour and Kowloon, towering skyscrapers and peaceful green hillsides. From Victoria Peak you will pass through picturesque Repulse Bay with the option to stop off on your way to Stanley, a popular market town on the sunny south side of Hong Kong Island. Spend the remainder of your tour exploring Stanley's relaxed ambience and markets where bargain buys have made it world famous and a further stroll along the promenade leads you to the tiny Tin Hau Temple of the rock side overlooking the bay. Overnight at Langham Hotel
- Day 3:
Today, you will start with breakfast at your hotel followed by the Lantau Explorer Tour. Lantau Island is almost twice the size of Hong Kong Island and is one of the best loved outlying islands. The island is known for its unspoiled countryside, virgin hills and lush green valleys. With the development of the Ngong Ping Cable Car and Ngong Ping Village, the island has become a big attraction in Hong Kong. En Route to Lantau Island, you will pass the famous Tsing Ma Bridge. This is an engineering marvel and is known as the longest road/rail suspension bridge in the world. Hop on the Ngong Ping Cable Car, a stunning 5.7-km ride up a mountainside, the 22-minute journey offers breath-taking panoramic views encompassing the airport, South China Sea, lush mountains and fishing village, and the awe-inspiring Giant Buddha statue (also known as Tian Tan Buddha). Arriving at the top, hop off your cable car and walk through the culturally themed Ngong Ping Village before reaching Po Lin Precious Lotus) Monastery is the principal centre of Buddhism in Hong Kong and was built by three monks who originally called it Da Maopeng until 1924. The Monastery is home to a large bell that is rung 108 times per day to ‘relieve 108 vexations’. Above the Monastery you cannot miss the imposing Bronze Statue of Buddha looking out across the mountains. The world’s largest outdoor bronze Buddha (26 meters high), make the steep climb up the steps to the Buddha for a view across Lantau Island is truly breath taking. Don’t forget to stop by the museum as well for local history on the area. After exploring the Monastery and Big Buddha enjoy a Chinese vegetarian lunch inside Po Lin Monastery before making your way back to the cable car for your journey back down to Tung Chung and onwards to your final drop off point. Overnight at Langham Hotel
- Day 4:
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be met and transfer to the Macau Ferry Terminal for taking ferry from Hong Kong to Macau. Upon arrival Macau Ferry Pier in Macau, you will be met and assisted to your private vehicle for transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at Mandarin Oriental Macau
- Day 5:
Following breakfast at your hotel, your embark on a Macau Excursion. Like Hong Kong, Macau is a place where East meets West, albeit with a slight twist. On this tour you will be shown the charm of the Chinese and Portuguese heritages embraced in arrays of modernized architecture. The neighboring enclave of Macau may now be best known for its multiple casinos, but a visit there is also an excursion to a Mediterranean town with a historical and cultural flair. The tour starts from the famous A-Ma Temple. It is located on the south-western tip of the Macao peninsula overlooking Barra Square and the seashore. The tour then continues to the Ruins of St. Paul and Senado Square. The Ruins of St. Paul overlook the city centre and is perhaps the most impressive of all the attractions and has become the symbol of Macau. The Senado Square is the historic heart of Macau and it is also the location of one of the municipal markets, surrounded by several blocks of bustling street stalls. The square itself is a historic site with the 16th century St. Domingo’s Church at one end and the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau building on the other, both located on what used to be Macau's main shopping street, Avenida Almeida Ribeiro. In the narrow streets leading off the main square a wealth of inexpensively priced goods of all kinds can be found. The final stop will be the Macau Tower, where you can gaze out over Taipa and Coloane, look for Macau's landmarks and historical sites or try to spot Hong Kong's outlying islands. Overnight at Mandarin Oriental Macau
- Day 6:
After breakfast at your hotel, You will be met and transfer to the Macau Ferry Terminal for taking direct ferry from Macau to Hong Kong International Airport. Upon arrival Hong Kong International Airport Skypier, transit inside the airport terminal for connecting your onward departure flight.
Hong Kong Portion:
Accommodation as per above itinerary in share twin/double rooms with daily buffet breakfast for 3 nights, roundtrip airport transfer airport/hotel/airport by private vehicle with English speaking guide, economy class ferry tickets Hong Kong/Macau/Hong Kong International Airport, roundtrip airport transfer pier/hotel/pier by private vehicle with English speaking guide, tours as specified including entry fees and an English speaking guide on a private basis, meals as specified in the above itinerary (drinks are not included), all government tax and service charges, bottled water provided on transfers and sightseeing.
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
International and domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified, visa expenses, processing and issuance fees, meals other than specified as included, travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.), tips or gratuities to guides/drivers/porters / hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc., drinks or personal expenses or entrance fees for any extra sightseeing or optional activities.