2 Days Hong Kong & Macau Highlights Tour (by Ferry)

Legends of Two Cities

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Hong Kong and Macau are the two special administrative regions of China, namely the Hong Kong SAR and the Macau SAR. Located on the southeast coast of China and at the east and the west sides of the Pearl River Delta respectively, Hong Kong and Macau is with a close distance of about 60 kilometers in between with a ferry ride within 1 hour. Both of the two cities (Pearl of the Orient & Vegas of China) have many to offer with stunning views which are different from the mainland China. It will be a popular choice to arrive and explore in Hong Kong first and then take one-day round trip to Macau by ferry.

After sweeping the spectacular sights and sounds of incredible Hong Kong, you are going to have an unforgettable Macau day trip which touches on the unique UNESCO World Historical Heritage Sites and presents the spectacular culture of European settlement. There are as much as diverse experience for you - skyline, niho, culture, history, markets, temples, shopping, casinos and much more!

Highlights of this tour

  • Visit most featured attractions on Hong Kong island;
  • Have a leisure day trip to Macau from Hong Kong by catamaran or jetfoil;
  • Appreciate the UNESCO World Historical Heritage Sites in Macau like the Ruins of St Paul and the A-Ma Temple.

Basic Trip Information

Price:
from $707
  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Hong Kong / Macau / Hong Kong
Travel Length:
2 Days and 1 Night
Tour Code:
CD-HKMT-02
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Experience:
Departure:
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Airport Pick-up (Optional)

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Ni Hao! Welcome to Hong Kong! If you need a transfer from Hong Kong International Airport to downtown, you can tell us your needs ahead. Our local guide is ready to pick you up at the arrival hall of the airport, and transfer you to hotel. The rest of today is to recover from long flight, or explore this vibrant and bustling metropolis on your own.

Evening Ideas: In this evening, take a walk through Temple Street Night Market which is the livest night market in Hong Kong. Whether you’re a fan of shopping or not, Temple Street is one place you’ll find everything from souvenirs to tiny trinkets and from clothes to footwear, bags and more. Browse different kinds of commodities and if you like, stop to sit and enjoy some delicious snacks. After the tour, get back to your hotel by yourselves. 

Temple Street Night Market
Day 1 Hong Kong Day Tour

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In this morning, the local guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel or assigned place (like airport, railway station or metro station). Your amazing Hong Kong tour starts. Firstly, you’ll experience the quickest and most scenic way to reach up the highest point on Hong Kong Island (552 meters) - Victoria Peak by the legendary Peak Tram which has been operating for more than 130 years as one of the world’s oldest funicular railways. Ascend the Sky Terrace 428 observation deck to enjoy 360-degree spectacular panoramic views of the vibrant city - from the stunning skyline and Victoria Harbor to the tranquility of greenery landscape. If you like, enjoy a walk around and shoot some gorgeous photos. 

Later, be driven far away from the bustling and hustling downtown area to “Hawaii of the Orient” - Repulse Bay. This crescent-shaped stretch of sand is Hong Kong’s most famous beach with long coastline, soft sand, clean water and appropriate temperature and it is also home to some of its richest residents. Appreciate beautiful sea view and visit the Tin Hau Temple situated facing the sea. Continue your visit to Aberdeen Fishing Village where you will get an impressive insight of an old traditional fishing village to view the rows of old junks, sampans and private yachts. (Optional experience: if you like, try the sampan tour sailing on the peaceful harbor which would be a fun way to see parts of the floating village and their way of living.)

After the tour, you’ll be driven back to your hotel in downtown area. This afternoon and evening is free on your own. If you have time to continue exploring, you can take our suggested itinerary for further visit.

Suggested Afternoon & Evening Itinerary:

In this afternoon, pay a visit to Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple. This Taoist temple is dedicated to a deified healer named Wong Tai Sin and it is said that when he was 15 an immortal taught Wong how to make a herbal potion that could cure all illness. This temple is famed for the many prayers answered “What you request is what you get” via a practice called kau chim. Enjoy the sincere atmosphere of praying and kau chim for good fortune. Later, move your steps to Nan Lian Garden, an elegant Tang-style garden featuring a golden pagoda, a koi pond and a collection of bizarre rocks sourced from all over China. Enjoy your time in the beautiful Chi Lin Nunnery located close to the garden. Built in the style of Tang Dynasty, this Buddhist complex is a serene place with lotus ponds, bonsai tea plants, bougainvillea and silent nuns delivering offerings fruit and rice to Buddha or chanting behind intricately carved screens.

In the late evening, enjoy a light walk along Avenue of Stars situated on the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade right on the waterfront of Victoria Harbor. Admire stunning views of the Victoria Harbor and Hong Kong Island with its numerous skyscrapers. If time allows, catch the chance to watch “A Symphony of Lights” that is held every night at 20:00. 

Victoria Peak Panoramic ViewAberdeen Fishing Village Victoria Harbor Amazing Night ViewRepulse BayPanoramic View from Victoria Peak during Daytime
Day 2 Hong Kong - Macau - Hong Kong

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On this day, take a side trip to Macau. A former Portuguese colony dating back to year 1670, Macau is now famous for its range of casinos, gourmet and fine dining, and historical architecture.

First, take the jetfoil from Hong Kong to Macau for about 1 hour. After landing in Macau, first visit the historical sight of the Ruins of the St. Paul Cathedral, which is a gothic church constructed by Portuguese in 1562 and once the largest cathedral in Asia. Now, it is over 350 years old and a World Cultural Heritage Site symbolizing Macau. Observe the designing style and those carvings, patterns, characters, figures, etc., you will find the great combination and collision of the European elements in the Renaissance and the traditional oriental styles. Walk behind to see the only remaining Section of Old City Wall of the past Macau that was built by the Portuguesa to defend against enemies from other countries about 300 years ago. Then, walk about 10 minutes to visit the Senado Square (Largo do Senado) to appreciate the multiple century-old Portuguese styled architectures and enjoy its rich south European flavor and also the daily lifestyle of Macau people who walk along those leading lanes and operate their business.

Then, transfer to visit the 400 year-old A-Ma Temple to appreciate the featured traditional ancient Chinese constructions and the local culture of belief of the A-Ma and be touched by the sincere worship of various people from both Macau and mainland China to her. After that, be escorted to the Border of Gate (Portas do Cerco) to know the history of the border battle between the Qing dynasty and the Kingdom of Portugal during the 1840s and its importance for people now in Macau and mainland China. If interested, visit one of the casinos for which Macau is famous (minimum age 21).

After the tour, return to Macau wharf and transfer back to Hong Kong by jetfoil.

Note: 1. the jetfoil ticket fees from Hong Kong to Macau and from Macau back to Hong Kong, the transfer service between your hotel and Hong Kong wharf are included in your fare. 2. Meals of the day are all arranged on your own.

Ruins of the Church of St PaulSenado SquareMacau A-Ma Temple
Airport Drop-off (Optional)

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China Discovery will arrange a private vehicle to transfer you from your location to the airport to catch your flight. If you need our Airport Drop-off, please contact your travel consultant.

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the Forbidden City Overall View

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