Treasures of the Greater Bay

Description
This 10-day adventure covers multiple cities in China, starting in Shenzhen and ending in Hong Kong. It features visits to historical and cultural sites, including museums, temples, and architectural landmarks. Highlights include the Former Site of Huangpu Military Academy, Guangzhou New TV Tower, Xingtan Fengjian Watertown, Kaiping's Diaolou and Villages, and Sun Yat Sen's Residence Memorial Museum. The trip concludes with an insider tour of Hong Kong and an optional excursion to Macau.
From$3,825
Starts in Hong Kong
Ends in Hong Kong
Duration (days) 10
Group size 2
Treasures of the Greater Bay

Overview

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Basic Itinerary

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Itinerary

Day 1 Hong Kong -Shenzhen -Dongguan
The tour begins with a pickup from the hotel lobby in Hong Kong and transfer to Shenzhen. A tour guide greets visitors at the Shenzhen border and provides a 144 VISA. The tour includes visits to Shenzhen Maritime World, Dameisha Coastal Tourist Area, and a drive through Shennan Avenue. The history of Humen is linked to the First Opium War, and visitors can explore the Sea Battle Museum, Weiyuan Fort, and the Opium War Museum. After checking into the hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure. The tour concludes with a pickup from Guangzhou Airport and transfer to a hotel in Guangzhou, with those arriving by train or boat checking in on their own.
Lunch, Dinner
Day 2Dongguan-Guangzhou
After breakfast at your hotel, embark on a scenic drive to Guangzhou. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the city's rich history and culture. Explore the Former Site of Huangpu Military Academy or the ancient port of Huangpu. Then, visit Yongqing Square, a vibrant hub that showcases the essence of Guangfu Xiguan Culture. Step into the Guangdong Opera Art Museum and discover the vibrant traditions of this art form. Admire the striking architecture of the Guangzhou Opera House from afar. Marvel at the collections of the Guangdong Provincial Museum and stroll through the picturesque Flower City Square. Take a ride on the first tourism and sightseeing themed tram in China, offering breathtaking views of Guangzhou's transformation. Conclude the day with a memorable Pearl River Night Cruise Tour, soaking in the captivating night views of the city.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3Guangzhou-Foshan
Begin your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Then, embark on a scenic drive to Foshan, a vibrant city renowned as a hub of Lingnan culture. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Cantonese opera, witness the captivating performances of Wushu or Kung fu, marvel at the mesmerizing dragon dances, and admire the exquisite craftsmanship of Foshan's ceramics. Delve deeper into Foshan's cultural heritage by visiting iconic landmarks such as the Ancestral Temple, a testament to the local culture's enduring legacy. Explore Xingtan Fengjian Watertown and Shunfeng Grand Memorial Archway, Asia's first memorial archway. Pay homage to the legendary martial artist Huang Feihong at the Huang Feihong Martial Arts Memorial Hall. Conclude your visit by experiencing the vibrant atmosphere of Lingnan Xintiandi.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4Foshan-Kaiping-Zhuhai
Start your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Embark on your journey towards Kaiping. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of Kaiping Diaolou and Villages, a designated World Heritage Site. Explore the charming Zili Village, marvel at the beauty of Li Garden, and wander through the ancient streets of Chikan Ancient Town. Afterward, embark on a scenic drive to Zhuhai, where you will spend the night, rejuvenating for the adventures that lie ahead.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5Zhuhai -Zhongshan- Zhuhai
Begin your day with breakfast served at your hotel. Embark on an excursion tour to Zhongshan City, known as the birthplace of Chinese national hero Sun Yat-Sen. The city was renamed in his honor after his passing. Explore Sun Yat Sen's Residence Memorial Museum and stroll leisurely along Sunwen West Road Pedestrian Street. Return to Zhuhai and visit iconic landmarks such as Zhuhai Fisherwoman, Couple's Beach Road, Zhuhai Grand Theater, and the impressive Hong Kong Zhuhai Macao Bridge. Immerse yourself in history and culture at the New Yuanming Palace, which offers a glimpse into the grandeur of the past.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6Zhuhai-Hong Kong
Upon crossing the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and reaching the border, present your 144 VISA for verification. After successfully clearing customs, our designated driver will be waiting to greet you and provide a seamless transfer to your hotel in Hong Kong.
Breakfast
Day 7Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Insider tour with Lunch explores the financial and commercial heart of Central, weaving through skyscrapers and the trendy yet traditional Sheung Wan district. The tour begins with a ride on the iconic Star Ferry across Victoria Harbour, followed by a guided walk through the Central district. Highlights include the HSBC bank building, the China Bank Tower, and a ride on the tram known as the 'ding ding.' The tour continues through the historic area of Sheung Wan, showcasing ancient Chinese medicine in action and the revitalized PMQ complex, which offers a blend of historical significance and creative industries. The tour concludes with a ride on the Peak Tram to Victoria Peak, providing panoramic views of the city skyline, Victoria Harbour, and Kowloon.
Breakfast
Day 8Hong Kong
Free day at leisure. OR Join a full day optional tour to Macau Immerse yourself in the captivating city of Macau, a place where diverse cultures intertwine harmoniously, offering a unique blend of Chinese and Portuguese heritages. Begin your tour with a transfer to the Macau Ferry Terminal, where you will embark on a journey to this enchanting enclave. Venture into the heart of Macau, a captivating city renowned for its vibrant casinos and rich historical and cultural heritage. Start your exploration at the iconic A-Ma Temple, perched on the southwestern tip of the Macao peninsula. Admire the temple's intricate architecture as you overlook the picturesque Barra Square and the shimmering seashore. Next, make your way to the evocative Ruins of St. Paul, a prominent landmark and a symbol of Macau. Overlooking the city center, these ruins stand as a testament to the city's past and are sure to leave a lasting impression. Continue to Senado Square, the historic heart of Macau, where you can delve into its bustling markets and explore the narrow streets lined with various inexpensive goods. As you stroll through Senado Square, admire significant landmarks such as the 16th-century St. Domingo's Church and the Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau building, located on Avenida Almeida Ribeiro, once Macau's main shopping street. Conclude your tour at the awe-inspiring Macau Tower, where you can ascend to the observation deck and gaze out over the stunning vistas of Taipa and Coloane. Search for iconic landmarks and historical sites, or catch a glimpse of Hong Kong's outlying islands.
Breakfast
Day 9Hong Kong
Free day at leisure.
Breakfast
Day 10Depart Hong Kong
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Breakfast
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Seasonality: Apr 01, 2024-Mar 31, 2025 Prices include: Private transfer to/from airport, hotel accommodation, English speaking guided tours, daily breakfast and meals as mentioned. Price Exclude: Airfare to/from Hong Kong, entry visa/fee, taxes, seasonal/fuel surcharges, gratuities, meals not mentioned, personal expenditures, baggage handling and shipping, optional tours, drinks and travel insurance, Chinese entry visa (if applicable)