6 nights / 7 days
A vibrant urban center intersected with an ancient civilization and colonial heritage, Hong Kong welcomes travelers with a glittering harbor, skyscaper backdrops and majestic mountain peaks, sprinkled with shrines, temples, theme parks, street markets and more to captivate the heart of Asia.
Below is just a sample of the immersive itineraries our Destination Specialists can create. Click on the experiences links in the itinerary to see other curated excursion choices offered by Journese. Our Destination Specialists are happy to book our hotels and excursions highlighted in the itinerary below or let them know if you would like something customized. And, feel free to offer our non-hyperlinked suggestions to your clients to further explore the destination.
Day 1: USA / Hong Kong |
Arrive in Hong Kong and meet your private transfer bound for the vibrant JW Marriott Hong Kong. Unwind in contemporary luxury for six nights, basking in mesmerizing Victoria Harbour views, an outdoor pool and exceptional gastronomy from plentiful options including international a la carte, tantalizing buffets, fresh seafood and exquisite Chinese fare.
Day 2: Hong Kong |
This morning, head out on a guided Deluxe Hong Kong Experience. An important part of China's foreign trade, marvel at the famous Victoria Harbour, the passing ships, public parks and beautiful scenery. Ascend Victoria Peak on the Peak Tram and experience the beauty of the city's natural wonders from 1,811 feet high. Then, smell the incense in the air at picturesque Aberdeen fishing village with its fish market, floating houseboats and restaurants. Take an optional sampan ride around the harbor for an authentic cultural experience. Continue to the open-air Stanley Market, and bargain with shop owners for brand name clothing, accessories, jewelry and more, plus your favorite Hong Kong souvenirs.
After your exciting introduction to the city, unwind with a restorative swim in the pool or relax in the whirlpool before heading for dinner. Indulge in everything from authentic dim sum and range of handcrafted Cantonese specialties in the acclaimed Man Ho Chinese Restaurant to fresh catch seafood selections in the Fish Bar.
Day 3 - 4: Hong Kong |
Start your day with a flavorful breakfast buffet before embarking on the Lantau Island Explorer. Twice the size of Hong Kong Island, travel to Lantau Island for a day of exploration and wonderment. Begin by boarding the Ngong Ping Cable Car, enjoying the panoramic views as you scale the mountain to the sitting bronze Buddha Shakyamuni, towering at more than 111 feet high. Continue to the Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong's famous Buddhist temple, followed by a Chinese vegetarian lunch. Then, get a glimpse of Hong Kong's past with a nature boat tour to Tai O fishing village, its lush landscapes, stilted houses and life on the water before returning to your hotel.
The next day, explore Hong Kong at your leisure. Discover a number of nearby, well-preserved temples, shrines and historical Chinese architecture. Stroll the seaside promenade for amazing views of Victoria Harbour and the skyline backdrop. Board the Star Ferry for sightseeing from the water or take in the daily Symphony of Lights complimentary evening show.
Day 5 - 7: Hong Kong / USA |
Discover the beauty and highlights of Macau with a full-day Macau Private Excursion. Kick off your day of guided sightseeing as you wander UNESCO World Heritage sites, such as the 17th-century ruins of St. Paul and its intricate stone carvings, and the A-Ma Temple, built in 1488 to honor the sea goddess Lin Mo who blesses the fisherman. Explore the Mount Fortress, Old Walls, Na Tcha Temple and the expansive urban Leal Senado Square, lined with its famous wave-like mosaic-tiled pavement and colorful facades.
Reminisce about your exciting days in Hong Kong with a celebratory handcrafted cocktail or premium varietal from one of JW's Wine Ambassadors, accompanied by delicious bar bites in Bar Q88 before your final dinner in the city. Stroll to Thai Basil for flavors of northern Thailand; tempt your palate with a range of authentic French delicacies and classic comfort dishes at Plat du Jour; or for casual international dining, visit Great Food Hall, which offers fresh culinary inspiration, all within walking distance of the hotel. In the morning, board your transfer to the airport for your comfortable homebound flight.
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