9 or 10 days
Beijing, Hong Kong, with extension to Macau
Engage in an all-encompassing exploration of Chinese culture. In Beijing, dine on Peking duck and join a tea ceremony. Learn to make Chinese dumplings with a local family, and meet Chinese students and teachers on a school visit. Hong Kong is a neon-filled cosmopolitan metropolis – get an inside look at the world of Chinese business on a tour of the stock exchange.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Take a guided tour of Beijing

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride

    Participate in a tai chi lesson at the Summer Palace

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Enjoy a traditional Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 4: Beijing

    Travel to Mutianyu

    Take a tour of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour of the Hutongs

    Make Jiaozi (dumplings) with a local family

  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit a steel plant

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi (the pure one), who in order to pursue spiritual and physical harmony becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles, is distracted and tempted, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. This performance combines story-telling, kung-fu, acrobatics, modern dance and original music to celebrate the philosophy and skill of martial arts.

  • Day 6: Beijing • Hong Kong

    Visit the Temple of Heaven Park

    Visit a local school

    Fly to Hong Kong

  • Day 7: Hong Kong

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Aberdeen
    • Repulse Bay

    Take the Peak Tram up to Victoria Peak

    Visit Stanley Market

  • Day 8: Hong Kong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island

    Opt to join this half-day excursion to beautiful Lantau Island, the largest of the 230 islands that belong to the territory of Hong Kong. Begin your tour with a 25-minute cable car ride that offers panoramic views of the South China Sea and the lush mountains on the island. Continue on with a visit to the Po Lin (Precious Lotus) monastery and then climb the stairs up to the island’s main attraction: the world’s tallest, outdoor, seated bronze Buddha, measuring 111 feet tall and weighing more than 250 tons. A short walk away is the Wisdom Path, where ancient prayers are inscribed on wooden columns set in a figure eight to signify infinity.

    Take a ride on the Star Ferry to Kowloon

    Enjoy “A Symphony of Lights” from the Avenue of Stars

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 1 more day

  • Day 9: Macau

    Travel by ferry to Macau

    Take a guided tour of Macau

    • Ruins of St. Paul Church
    • Guia Circuit

    Visit the A-Ma Temple

    Visit the Kun Iam Temple

    Visit the Museum of Macau

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to China

  • Day 2: Beijing

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Beijing

    Take a guided tour of Beijing

    Visit the Summer Palace

    Enjoy a dragon boat ride

    Participate in a tai chi lesson at the Summer Palace

    Visit the Forbidden City

    Visit Tiananmen Square

    Enjoy a traditional Peking Duck dinner

  • Day 4: Beijing

    Travel to Mutianyu

    Take a tour of the Great Wall of China

    Participate in a tea ceremony

    Take a rickshaw tour of the Hutongs

    Make Jiaozi (dumplings) with a local family

  • Day 5: Beijing

    Visit a steel plant

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    The Legend of Kung Fu show

    Tonight, see the show that tells the story of a young boy, Chun Yi (the pure one), who in order to pursue spiritual and physical harmony becomes a monk and learns kung fu. Along the way he overcomes obstacles, is distracted and tempted, but ultimately achieves the designation of master. This performance combines story-telling, kung-fu, acrobatics, modern dance and original music to celebrate the philosophy and skill of martial arts.

  • Day 6: Beijing • Hong Kong

    Visit the Temple of Heaven Park

    Visit a local school

    Fly to Hong Kong

  • Day 7: Hong Kong

    Take a guided tour of Hong Kong

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Aberdeen
    • Repulse Bay

    Take the Peak Tram up to Victoria Peak

    Visit Stanley Market

  • Day 8: Hong Kong

    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lantau Island

    Lantau Island

    Opt to join this half-day excursion to beautiful Lantau Island, the largest of the 230 islands that belong to the territory of Hong Kong. Begin your tour with a 25-minute cable car ride that offers panoramic views of the South China Sea and the lush mountains on the island. Continue on with a visit to the Po Lin (Precious Lotus) monastery and then climb the stairs up to the island’s main attraction: the world’s tallest, outdoor, seated bronze Buddha, measuring 111 feet tall and weighing more than 250 tons. A short walk away is the Wisdom Path, where ancient prayers are inscribed on wooden columns set in a figure eight to signify infinity.

    Take a ride on the Star Ferry to Kowloon

    Enjoy “A Symphony of Lights” from the Avenue of Stars

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 1 more day

  • Day 9: Macau

    Travel by ferry to Macau

    Take a guided tour of Macau

    • Ruins of St. Paul Church
    • Guia Circuit

    Visit the A-Ma Temple

    Visit the Kun Iam Temple

    Visit the Museum of Macau

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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    Dragon Boat Ride; Summer Palace; Taiji Lesson; Forbidden City; Tiananmen Square; Great Wall of China; Tea ceremony; Rickshaw tour; Tour of steel plant; Temple of Heaven Park; School Visit; Peak Tram; With extension: Ruins of St.Paul Church; A-Ma Temple; Kun Iam Temple; Museum of Macau

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