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Tour Overview

Hong Kong and Macau are both renowned tourist destinations in China, each with its unique cultural history and scenic attractions. Hong Kong is famous for its night view of Victoria Harbor, Disneyland, and shopping experiences, while Macau is known for its historic buildings, casinos, and Portuguese egg tarts.

Join us for a 2-day Hong Kong and Macau tour to explore the vibrancy of these two cities. In Hong Kong, you’ll ascend Victoria Peak on the iconic Peak Tram for breathtaking city views. Discover the tranquil Aberdeen Fishing Village and consider a sampan tour for an authentic experience. Explore the vibrant Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple and stroll along the Avenue of Stars. Afterwards, we will head to Macau, where you can marvel at the Ruins of the St. Paul Cathedral and soak in the charm of Senado Square. Visit the A-Ma Temple and experience the thrill of a high-speed ferry journey. A perfect blend of culture, history, and stunning sights awaits you on this unforgettable adventure.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Ascend Victoria Peak by the iconic Peak Tram and be captivated by breathtaking views of Hong Kong’s skyline and harbor.
2. Immerse yourself in the vibrant fishing community of Aberdeen Village, and consider a sampan tour.
3. Explore the historic ruins of the St. Paul Cathedral in Macau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
4. Wander through Senado Square in Macau, a bustling plaza with Portuguese-style pavement.
5. Discover the cultural richness of A-Ma Temple in Macau.
6. Experience the thrill of traveling between Hong Kong and Macau on a high-speed ferry.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. We are so glad to have you on our 2-day Hong Kong and Macau Tour! In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in downtown Hong Kong. Start your Hong Kong day tour by visiting Victoria Peak, a must-visit attraction offering stunning panoramic views of the city. To reach the peak, take the iconic Peak Tram, a historic funicular railway that ascends to the summit. You can enjoy the breathtaking vistas of Hong Kong's skyline and harbor from the Peak.

    Victoria Peak Peak Tram
    Peak Tram on Victoria Peak

    Afterwards, your driver will take you to Repulse Bay, a beautiful beach area known for its golden sands and azure waters. While there, you'll also visit the Tin Hau Temple, a traditional Chinese temple dedicated to the goddess of the sea.

    The next stop on the itinerary is Aberdeen Fishing Village, located on the eastern side of Aberdeen Harbor. It is renowned for its well-preserved fishing boats, seafood, and the culture of the fishermen, with the earliest historical records dating back to 1398. Here, you can catch a glimpse of the local fishing community. You have the option to take a sampan boat ride, sail through the tranquil harbor, and witness the lifestyle of the fishermen to enhance your experience. In addition, around Aberdeen Fishing Village, there are beautiful beaches and scenery, with scattered cafes, restaurants, and chip shops, making it a relaxing destination. After the tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel in downtown Hong Kong.

    Hong Kong Aberdeen Fishing Village
    Aberdeen Fishing Village

    The afternoon and evening are free for you to explore on your own. Two recommended attractions are Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple, a colorful Taoist temple known for its fortune-telling practices, and the Avenue of Stars, a waterfront promenade that pays tribute to Hong Kong's film industry and offers breathtaking views of the city's skyline.

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    Hong Kong Avenue of Stars
    Avenue of Stars

  2. Today, you will take a side trip to Macau, a former Portuguese colony known for its blend of Chinese and European influences. You will take a hydrofoil from Hong Kong to Macau, which will take approximately one hour.

    Upon arrival in Macau, your first stop will be a UNESCO World Heritage Site -  the Ruins of the St. Paul Cathedral, one of the most iconic landmarks in Macau. Built in 1637, the entire church represents a fusion of European Renaissance architectural style with distinctive Eastern features, making it the largest Catholic church in the East during that period. You can admire the intricately carved designs and explore the historical stories behind this architectural masterpiece.

    Macau The Ruins of the St Paul Cathedral
    The Ruins of the St Paul Cathedral

    From there, we walk for about 10 minutes to reach Senado Square, a bustling plaza with Portuguese-style cobblestone pavement. Admire the beautiful colonial architecture, shop for souvenirs, and sample local snacks.

    Next, you will be guided to visit A-Ma Temple, one of the oldest and most respected Taoist temples in Macau. Dedicated to the goddess A-Ma, who is revered as the protector of fishermen, this temple features unique architectural styles and exquisite carvings that showcase the charm of ancient Chinese architecture. Inside the temple, you can find many cliff-side inscriptions of poems and calligraphy by officials and scholars from various dynasties. You will explore the ornate halls and courtyards, gaining insight into its rich history and cultural significance.

    Macau A-Ma Temple
    A-Ma Temple

    Another highlight of the day will be the Border Gate, which marks the border between Macau and the mainland of China. Take in the symbolic significance of this landmark before concluding your tour.

    After all the visits, return to the Macau Pier and then transfer back to Hong Kong by high-speed ferry, completing your day trip to Macau.

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Tour Price ($=USD)

From $709 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.

 

Price Includes

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Flight tickets to/off Hong Kong;
  • Meals or hotels;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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