B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner | SD: Special Dinner
Day 1**Jan. 21 | Honolulu –> Manila
We start our vacation by boarding an international flight to Hong Kong via Manila. Meals and snacks will be provided on board.
Day 2**Jan. 22 | Manila –> Hong Kong
Upon our arrival at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, we will take a short connecting flight to Hong Kong International Airport. Hong Kong is one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities where East truly meets West. It is one of the world’s most significant financial center, shopping and food paradise cities. We will be greeted by an Air & Sea Travel representative and transfer to our hotel.
Day 3**Jan. 23 | Hong Kong | (B)
After breakfast, we will be amazed by this exciting City of Life with a half-day tour. Our highlights include Victoria Peak (with a ride on the Peak Tram), a major tourist attraction of Hong Kong that offers views over Central Hong Kong, Victoria Harbor, Lamma Island and the surrounding islands. Next, we will visit Aberdeen Fishing Village, once a thriving fishing village on Hong Kong Island. Now, there are as many luxury yachts and sailboats as there are fishing trawlers and sampans. The magic of this ancient fishing port remains and continues to be a scenic highlight for any Hong Kong Island tour.
Day 4**Jan. 24 | Hong Kong | (B)
Today, you can enjoy leisure time on your own. Optional tour to the most famous Lunar New Year Fair, also called Flower Market by the local people, and is a type of fair held annually a few days before Lunar New Year. You can feel the traditional Chinese New Year Eve atmosphere here.
Day 5**Jan. 25 | Hong Kong | (B)
Kung Hee Fat Choy!! Today is the first day of Chinese New Year, known in modern Chinese as the “Spring Festival”. We can enjoy this atmosphere on our own. Late this afternoon, we will walk to Tsimshatsui and join the local crowds to celebrate one of the most well known and biggest events of the year, the 25th International Chinese Lunar New Year Parade! Each year, it attracts tens of thousands of fans to witness and experiences this dazzling Hong Kong parade. Our Reserved Seats will provide us a perfect view of the International Parade. As one of the world’s most festive events, the parade is comprised of colorful floats, dragon dancers, celebrities and performers from all over the world.
Day 6**Jan. 26 | Hong Kong – Macau – Hong Kong | (B, L)
The second day of the Chinese New Year, known as “beginning of the year” was when married daughters visited their birth parents, relatives and close friends. Traditionally, married daughters didn’t have the opportunity to visit their families frequently. After breakfast, we will transfer to the World’s biggest casino city and one of the oldest European Settlement in the Orient – Macau. First stop, the Ruins of St. Paul’s, a grand imposing facade of an early 16th century church designed by Italians and built by Japanese Christian exiles. Now, it is one of Macau’s best known landmarks and officially listed as part of the Macau’s historic center, the 31st designated UNESCO World Heritage site in China. Afterwards, we will visit the Macau Tower, the 11th highest tower in the world. Entry to the observation deck is optional. The A-Ma Temple, is a temple to the Chinese sea-goddess Mazu located in São Lourenço, Macau and was built in 1488. After lunch, we can also be able to try our luck at the Macau Casino before returning to Hong Kong. The celebration continues tonight with a magnificent Lunar Chinese New Year Fireworks Show over Victoria Harbor. 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 and truly an institution and a definite “must see” event in Hong Kong since 1982. We will get together to watch the beautiful Fireworks shooting from the tops of skyscrapers.
Day 7**Jan. 27 | Hong Kong | (B, L)
After breakfast, we will go to Sha Tin Racecourse to see the Traditional Chinese New Year Horse Races. This has for years been Hong Kong’s most popular horse racing event of all. In a city that is mad for horse racing, you can imagine it has to feature front and center for one of the most notorious celebrations of the year. You have a chance to experience the electric atmosphere of the sport at this fantastic first race meeting of the year in what has become more than an annual tradition. A Private Box is reserved for our group. This is a legalized gambling event and one of the most popular sports in Hong Kong. Enjoy this exciting race and try your luck in the New Year. A Premium Buffet lunch with Complimentary Drinks, Including Wines and Liquors will be provided. You will have a very pleasant and comfortable experience in the balcony private box that offers unparalleled views of the racetrack.
Day 8**Jan. 28 | Hong Kong –> Manila –> Honolulu | (B)
Today enjoy a free leisure time in the morning. In the afternoon we will transfer to the airport for our return flight home, ending our fantastic tour of the Hong Kong Chinese New Year Celebration. We will fly back home via Manila.
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Price from: $2,588.00
Includes: Tax and fuel surcharge
(SINGLE SUPP: $800)