Highlights of the Tour
3 Nights at Hong Kong 5 star Park Hotel, 2 Nights at Macau 5 star Hotel Venetian Hotel, Hong Kong city tour, Macau city tour.
Feel the pulse of one of the most globalised cities in the world from Park Hotel Hong Kong, strategically located in the heart of Kowloon’s entertainment and business district of Tsim Sha Tsui (also lovingly known by locals as “TST”).
As a major hub in metropolitan Hong Kong, and with many specialty markets and malls, TST truly never sleeps. Hong Kong is renowned as a gourmet paradise and you will be spoilt for choice with a large variety of quaint eateries and fine dining establishments here.
Managed by Park Hotel Group, our hotel in Kowloon has 347 generously sized rooms and suites featuring a contemporary concept coupled with modern amenities. Fitted with the latest technology, the guest rooms of this Kowloon hotel in Hong Kong provide maximum comfort for that leisure getaway or business trip, complete with spectacular views of the bustling night scene. The Star Ferry, Hunghom Station and MTR station are a five-to-ten minutes’ walk away, giving you easy access to the rest of this vibrant city.
The Venetian Macao is the largest integrated resort of its kind in Asia today, providing the most comprehensive collection of services, facilities, entertainment and consumer experiences to be found anywhere in the world.
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, part of the renowned chain of wax museumsfounded by Marie Tussaud of France, is located at the Peak Tower on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. It is the first and one of the only two permanent Madame Tussauds museums in Asia, Hong Kong branch houses nearly 100 wax figures of internationally known personalities, with Asian figures taking up more than a third of the total, of which sixteen were Hong Kongers. The wax figures are featured in a range of themed settings such as Hong Kong Glamour, Music Icons, Historical and National Heroes, The Champions and World Premiere.
>Ever since the opening in 1888, The Peak Tram has undergone various phases of modernisation, evolving from coal-fired steam boilers to today’s microprocessor-controlled electric drive system.The Peak Tram, a double reversible funicular system, still runs on its original railway track but it has undergone a complete modernisation programme to upgrade its operating system and machinery. Today, the Peak Tram uses a microprocessor-controlled electric motor that automatically manages the tramcar speed, accelerating and braking accordingly at each of the tram stations.With a maximum speed of six metres per second, the tramcar operating system is equipped with three separate braking systems: Normal Stop Mode, Service Stop Mode and Emergency Stop Mode. Normal Stop is achieved by allowing gentle deceleration which is controlled through the microprocessor.
Being the main thoroughfare of Kowloon you’ll find that Victoria Peak leads you to many of the most interesting opportunities in Hong Kong to see things unique to to the region. Be it parts of ancient Chinese culture, parts of the British Colonial past or the trendy aspects of today’s fushion Asian culture.
Having been long impressed by the tourist center which is Victoria Peak it was decided that there should be a definitive web site providing information to visitors. This is it!
Leave the reception area aboard the 65-metre-long travelator on a trip that transports you through time, from the earliest days of Dubai to the present. Pause briefly at a unique viewing point for your first close-up view of the soaring Burj Khalifa, seen through a skylight framing its awe-inspiring height.
Begin your vertical ascent to the observation deck in a high-speed elevator, travelling at 10 metres per second. As the doors open, floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide a breath-taking unobstructed 360-degree view of the city, desert and ocean. By night, sparkling lights and stars compete for your attention.
Special telescopes provide virtual time-travel visions of the scenes beyond and below. You’ll see close up real-time views as well as the past and the future, by day and by night. You can also walk the entire perimeter for the most comprehensive views. If you wish, adventure outside onto the open-air terrace to enjoy another perspective of the sweeping views below.
You can even shop At the Top, Burj Khalifa and take home a truly unique souvenir of your visit.
Hong Kong puts on a spectacular light show, highlighting the skyscrapers lining both sides of Victoria Harbour. The world’s largest light show, A Symphony of Lights, is free. More than 40 skyscrapers shoot laser beams
This exciting cruise is a feast for the eyes. Sail out to the Eastern Harbour, along Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and North Point. Ready your camera to capture the famous landmarks and exquisite architecture, including the ICC, ifc, HSBC Main Building, Bank of China Tower and Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, followed by the Shau Kei Wan Typhoon Shelter – home of the boat-dwellers and their fishing junks. Further on is the Lei Yue Mun Village waterfront, where you will see the highlight of Kowloon City promenade: the newly completed Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, built at the site of the former Kai Tak International Airport, which is an important tourism infrastructure project paving the way for Hong Kong to become a regional cruise hub.
The park consists of seven themed areas: Main Street, U.S.A., Fantasyland,Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, and Toy Story Land. The theme park’s cast members speak in Cantonese, English, and Mandarin.
The park has a daily capacity of 34,000 visitors— the fewest of all Disneyland parks.. . Since the opening of Hong Kong Disneyland, the theme park has hosted over 25 million guests. Hong Kong Disneyland is the 13th most visited theme park in the world in 2013, with 7.4 million visitors.
Fireworks and firecrackers are an essential part of the celebrations and in Hong Kong the New Year is greeted with an extraordinary production which can be seen from both sides of the Harbour.
This has to be one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the world.
To welcome the New Year, a fleet of boats, pontoons and barges set up in the middle of Victoria Harbour launches the pyrothecnic wonder as the sky above the harbour explodes in bursts of shimmering color on a breathtaking show that lasts approximately 25 to 30 minutes
In a testament to the A-Ma Temple, it’s believed by many historians that the peninsula of Macau is in fact named after this very spot. a Taoist Goddess of seafaring and mariner’s fortune. At the modern day entrance to the temple a stone engraving of a traditional sailing junk serves as a nod to A-Ma’s long-lasting connection to the sea, the goddess has nearly 2,500 temples around the world devoted to her praise and worship.
The oldest temple in Macau and the largest of those dedicated to A-Ma, the A-Ma temple is a secluded respite from the ultra-crowded streets of one of the world’s most densely populated areas. Tucked into the stone mountainside, multiple prayer halls, courtyards and pavilions all interconnect through a series of manicured, meandering walkways. Like many other sites in downtown Macau, the A-Ma Temple is listed as one of the buildings in the UNESCO recognized Historic Centre of Macau.
Towards the southeast end of Repulse Bay beach is Kwun Yam Shrine, an unusual shrine to Kwun Yam, the goddess of mercy. The surrounding area has an amazing assembly of deities and figures – goldfish, rams, the money god and other southern Chinese icons, as well as statues of Tin Hau. Most of the statues were funded by local personalities and businesspeople during the 1970s.
In front of the shrine to the left as you face the sea is Longevity Bridge (長壽橋); crossing it is supposed to add three days to your life.
Macau Fisherman’s Wharf is a 111,500m² park and the first-ever cultural, themed and creative attraction in the tourism industry of Macau. It is centrally located in the outer harbour and it is not purely a theme park, but also combines dining, shopping, entertainment, accommodation, convention and exhibition facilities in one single locationBe it for business or pleasure, visitors are able to find a brand new experience in this entertainment complex.
Standing in Lotus Square next to the Forum, the large sculpture of “Lotus Flower In Full Bloom” presented by the State Council of China in 1999, marks the return of sovereignty of Macau.
The sculpture, made of gilded bronze and weights 6.5 tons, is 6 meters high and the diameter of the flower is 3.6 meters at maximum. The major part is composed of a stem, petals and pistil, with a total of 16 components. The base of the flower consists of 23 pieces of red granite.
The lotus flower, which is in full bloom, symbolizes the everlasting prosperity of Macau. There are three layers of red granite at the base, which are in the shape of lotus leaves, signifying the Macau Peninsula, Taipa Island and Coloane Island.