Victoria Bay Hong KongContrast the modern, future and nature of China as you travel Hong Kong and Guilin, strolling the booming Hong Kong, cruising the beautiful Li River of Yangshuo and stepping into the traditional Chinese painting with peaceful hills and river.

A dizzying shopping in Hong Kong, from bargain alleys, factory outlets and malls to big brands, make your shopping experience better and more varied.

Cruise the beautiful Li River, step into the traditional Chinese painting with peaceful hills and river, and return to the nature.

What a few visitors realize is that Guilin’s countryside and ethnic minority villages are simply breathtaking. Dropping a visit to Guilin during the Chinese New Year, you will experience the unique minority cultures of South China, and some of the most exotic New Year traditions.

Tour Code: CCT54
Departure: Daily
Duration: 5 days
Language: English
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Highlights:
1. Feel different atmosphere in both modern metropolis of HongKong and picturesque city of Guilin
2. Appreciate the contrast beauty of modern fashions and the scenic city
3. This tour will help you return to the nature
4. Learn to make the delicious dumplings and Chinese dishes

Day 1 Arrival Hong Kong
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Accommodation:Regal Kowloon Hotel

Upon your arrival at Hong Kong, a vibrant metropolis, our local guide will hold a welcome sign to meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you. You may either rest to recover from jetlag at hotel, or head out to this word-renowned shopaholics’ paradise.

Day 2 Hong Kong
Sites visited: Aberdeen,Jade Market,Repulse Bay,Victoria Peak,Wong Tai Sin Temple
Accommodation:Regal Kowloon Hotel

Today, you will explore Hong Kong’s unique blending of Chinese heritages and colonial influences. You will first visit the Victoria Peak located on the mountain with an altitude of 552 meters. It provides you a spectacular bird’s-eye view of Hong Kong’s famous skyline.

Then, you will visit the floating community of Aberdeen, which is a harbor area crowded with junks and sampans, where 6,000 people live and work on junks.

Your third stop today is the Repulse Bay, one of the most famous and beautiful beaches in Hong Kong.

You next stop is the famous Wong Tai Sin Temple. It is one of the most famous temples in Hong Kong. Many worshipers would wait outside the temple. It is believed that the earlier they offer the incense, the luckier they will be through the year to come.

Jade Market in Kowloon is your last stop today. If you are a jade lover, it sure is an ideal place to buy all kinds of jade crafts and jewelries. However, you need to bargain hard!

Day 3 Hong Kong / Guilin
Transfer via: Flight arranged by China Odyssey Tours
Accommodation:Bravo Hotel

Free in the day until our local guide escorts you to the airport for your flight to Guilin. Your tour guide in Guilin will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Day 4 Guilin / Yangshuo
Sites visited: Li River Cruise
Special Dinner: Dumpling Dinner
Accommodation:New Century Hotel

After breakfast, you will be driven to Zhujiang Pier (40-minute drive) to start your boat cruise down the picturesque Li River, which is the highlight of any visit to Guilin, until you get to Yangshuo County. Along the river, you will be inspired by breathtaking views of Karst peaks and pinnacles, crystal-clear water and picturesque pastoral views of rice paddies and water buffaloes. Visitors feel they have stepped into a traditional Chinese painting.

After checking into your hotel, you will have a very special cooking class to make dumplings and other Chinese dishes. Your cooking teacher will accompany you to a local market to purchase the ingredients needed.

Day 5 Yangshuo / Guilin / Departure
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Sites visited: Elephant Trunk Hill ,Reed Flute Cave

Today you will be driven back to Guilin (1.5-hour drive) and visit some of its most famous sites. Elephant Trunk Hill is alike a giant elephant drinking water from the Li River. It is vivid and considered the symbol of the Guilin City.

Reed Flute Cave, with magically illuminated stalactites and stalagmites, is one of the most beautiful Karst caves in the region.

Your lunch will be served at a restaurant making excellent local cuisine. You will be enjoying some of the most delicious local New Year dishes, such as glutinous rice dumpling in soup and rice cake. Chinese New Year dishes usually have auspicious names. Glutinous rice dumpling is also called Tang-yuan. In Chinese it means reunion and everything goes smoothly. Thereby eating Tang-yuan is considered bringing good luck. According to Chinese New Year superstition, Chinese people would like to do all the things they thought auspicious in the New Year. If you are interested in Chinese New Year superstition, please click in.

After lunch, your local guide will escort you to the airport for your flight.

Hotel:
Hogn Kong Regal Kowloon Hotel
Location: 71 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Guilin – Bravo Hotel
Location: 14 Ronghu Road, South, Guilin, Guangxi 541002, China. It is located along the lake area in the city .

Yangshuo – New Century Hotel
Location: Pantao Road, Yangshuo, Guilin, China, 541900. It is near the beautiful Yangshuo Park, in the city centre.

Price includes:

Price includes:
1. China domestic flights as specified in the itinerary
2. Accommodations: for 3 nights at 4 star hotels, 1 night at 3 star hotel in comfortable twin-bedded rooms with a private bath, air-conditioning, television, telephone and minibar.
3. 7 meals: 4 full breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1dinner (included dumplings and Chinese dishes dinner )
4. Round-trip transfers between airports, hotels, and scenic spots in each city by private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced licensed drivers
5. A local English-speaking guide in each city
6. Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary
7. Luggage transfers between airports and hotels
8. China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
9. Government taxes and service charges except tips for tour guides and drivers

Price excludes:
1. Tips for guides and driver.
2. Any items not specified in the plan.

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