Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore
8 days/7 nights
From glittering harbors, futuristic architecture and treasured relics to majestic mountains, world-class shopping, Michelin-star dining and lush gardens combined with an Asian and colonial history, Hong Kong and Singapore captivate the heart. Wine and dine in a private riverboat, toast to your love on the rooftop of a skyscraper, or enjoy romantic strolls in botanic gardens for a magical getaway.
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 Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong where you will stay for three glorious nights in a sophisticated Club deluxe harbor view guestroom. Rising high above the city from the top floors of Kowloon's International Commerce Centre, immerse in a heightened level of luxury and service with the Club Level experience and exclusivity including personalized check-in and check-out, dedicated Club concierge and 24-hour Club Lounge access with daily breakfast and four food and beverage presentations, plus local drop-off limousine services. In addition, delight in Michelin-starred dining, chef-led experiences and wine tastings, a rooftop lounge, 116th-floor spa, and indoor infinity pool.
Celebrate your first night together in Hong Kong as you glide across the shimmering waters of Victoria Harbour, reveling in the spectacular sights and sounds from a Harbour Cruise. Savor a sumptuous dinner, live band and the Symphony of Lights Show as the outdoor multi-media extravaganza illuminates the cityscape for a dazzling display.
Day 2: Hong Kong
After a delicious start to your day in the Club Lounge, meet your guide for the Deluxe Hong Kong Experience. Witness the stunning city views as you ascend Victoria Peak on the Peak Tram and experience the scenic splendor of the city's natural wonders from 1,811 feet high. Then, smell the incense in the air at picturesque Aberdeen fishing village, discovering its fish market, floating houseboats and restaurants. Take an optional sampan ride around the harbor for an authentic cultural experience together before continuing to the open-air Stanley Market. Bargain with shop owners for brand name clothing, accessories, jewelry and more, plus your favorite Hong Kong souvenirs to remember this special day.
After a busy day of sightseeing, indulge in a harbor view spa suite treatment for two, providing panoramic views as you relax with specialized couples treatments, pool access and spa cuisine for an intimate respite. Then, go hand-in-hand to the OZONE rooftop lounge, sipping creative cocktails and Asian tapas as you dance the night away in the clouds high above this amazing city.
Day 3: Hong Kong
Start your day with a flavorful breakfast in the Club Lounge before embarking on the Lantau Island Explorer. Located at the mouth of the Pearl River, travel to Lantau Island for a day of exploration and wonderment. Imbued with a mountainous landscape, board the Ngong Ping Cable Car to climb to the sitting bronze Buddha Shakyamuni, keeping watch over the people at more than 111 feet high. Revel in panoramic views as your experience continues to the Po Lin Monastery, Hong Kong's famous Buddhist temple, followed by a Chinese vegetarian lunch. Then, enjoy 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.
High ceilings, stately fountains and majestic chandeliers set the stage for romantic dinner in Hong Kong as you dine together tonight in Tosca's Floria's private dining room. Watch the sunset over breathtaking views as you toast to your loved one, savoring a finely-crafted menu of innovative Italian cuisine, prepared with fresh seasonal ingredients by Michelin-starred Chef Pino Lavarra.
Day 4: Hong Kong / Singapore
Following your Club Lounge breakfast, depart the hotel for your flight Singapore. Upon arrival, board your private transfer to The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore where you will stay for four nights in a Club deluxe marina view guestroom, complete with the Club Level experience and exclusive amenities including gourmet wine tastings, open kitchen experiences and top floor Club Lounge access. Embracing the philosophy of sumptuous Feng Shui living with a light and spacious environment to enliven the senses, this Marina Bay hotel is home to a 4,200-piece art collection and features Michelin-starred Cantonese cuisine, eight-course Afternoon Tea, artisanal bakery with signature cakes and gourmet chocolates, pampering La Mer Hotel Spa and outdoor pool.
Sip gourmet wines, the Cocktail of the Day or glass of champagne with delicious hor d'oeuvres together in the Club Lounge as the sun sets over the dramatic lounge vistas.
Day 5: Singapore
In the morning, savor a delightful breakfast in the Club Lounge before you depart for the Explore Singapore Round Island excursion. Uncover the highlights of this vibrant city-state as you travel through the Civic District, with a glimpse of Padang, the historic Parliament House and the National Gallery, on your way to Merlion Park and its iconic mythological creature overlooking Marina Bay. Explore Thian Hock Keng Temple, Singapore's oldest temple; continuing to an orchid garden and World Heritage botanic gardens before stopping in Little India to stroll shops and watch for a skillful demonstration and sample of Teh Tarik, also known as Pulled Tea.
Day 6: Singapore
Greet the morning with your favorite breakfast choices in the Club Lounge before embarking on the Hidden Charms of Tiong Bharu. Discover the city's hot spots beginning with the Pinnacles at Duxton and the marvelous views from the 50th story skybridge; the hip Tiong Bahru and local culinary delights in the Tiong Bahru market. Your tour continues to the Qi Tian Gong Temple, the modern Nostalgia Hotel and Galicier Pastry, for a taste of traditional sweet cakes.
Tonight, engage in the nightlife along the river on the Singapore by Night excursion. Dine on local fare at a romantic table overlooking the river. Then, take in the sights as you travel to a night bazaar for that special find before a sweet nightcap at the historic Long Bar, sipping the signature fruity classic Singapore Sling, the perfect ending to an unforgettable day.
Days 7 - 8 Singapore / USA
Spend your final day together experiencing the endless possibilities of Singapore. Stroll arm in arm among a grove of radiating "supertrees" with breathtaking architecture at the ultra-modern Gardens by the Bay. Visit the National Gallery, home one of the largest collections of Southeast Asian and Singapore art or shop for each other at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. At the hotel, rest and renew with an extraordinary butler-drawn bath perfumed with rose petals and sights of the city or relaxing massage perfectly synchronized with classical melodies played live by a cellist. As day turns into night, celebrate your final evening beginning with a gin tasting or sabering your favorite champagne as you are serenaded to acoustic pop and rock tunes in Chihuly Lounge. Excite your senses at seven conservatory kitchens in a colonial setting at Colony or venture out for a last night on the town as you say goodbye to this remarkable getaway. The next day, board your private transfer to the airport and begin planning your next romantic Asian getaway.
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