6 Days Hong Kong-Shanghai International MetropolisTour
- Tour Code:CWT08
- Tour Duration: 6 Days
- Destination:Hong Kong, Shanghai
- Tour overview:The 5000-year Chinese cultural influents plus 150-year Sino-British history have created the unique outlook and character of Hong Kong. The "Pearl of China" - Shanghai is the largest and most prosperous city in the nation, it is an ideal "shopping paradise", a sleepless city and a gallery of international architectures. Visiting these two cities you will learn more about the development of China.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 Hong Kong Arrival
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
After your Arrival in Hong Kong, you will be met by your local guide who will then transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the time to explore Hong Kong on your own.
Day 2 Hong Kong (B)
Sightseeing: Aberdeen, Victoria Peak, Repulse Bay
Today we will start to explore Victoria Peak first. The Peak is Hong Kong's number one tourist destination. It features the city's oldest mode transport, the 112-year old Peak Tram and Hong Kong's most unusual building and icon, the Peak Tower where you will find shopping, restaurants, and entertainment.
Then you will visit lovely Repulse Bay: Primarily an exclusive residential area, Repulse Bay has a relaxed, resort-like atmosphere. You will find statues of Kwun Yum and Tin Hau, both protectors of fishermen.
The tour will continue with a visit to Aberdeen fishing village where you will enjoy a Sampan Ride on the harbor to get a close-up look at this unusual way of life.
For the rest of the day you will have leisure time to explore Hong Kong on your own.
Day 3 Hong Kong to Shanghai (B)
Transfer via: Flight on our arrangement
Sightseeing: Kim Tin Walled Village, Man Mo Temple, Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree
In the morning we will start the tour with Kim Tin Walled Village. In 1899, when the New Territories was leased to British army, the British soldiers met the resisting of the local people. Today, as Kim Tin Walled Village is a frequent destination for foreign visitors, there are old men in country clothes to take photo with in front of the village.
Our next stop will be Man Mo Temple, which is among the oldest and best-known temple in the territory. It was built in 1848, during the early years of British rule in Hong Kong. Though it's been rebuilt a number of times, much of the original structure still remains.
Finally we will see Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree, one of Hong Kong's most famous tourist attractions. It is usually crowded during the Chinese New Year holidays and seems to be covered in deep crimson colors whenever seen from a distance. Only up close, do you realize that the Wishing Tree is actually laden with wishes written on bright red paper. You will be amazed by those traditional places close to a metropolitan city like Hong Kong.
This afternoon, you will be transferred to airport to take flight and fly to Shanghai. After your arrival in Shanghai, you will be met and transferred to your hotel by our local guide. Feel free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 4 Shanghai (B, L)
Sightseeing: Yuyuan Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Nanjing Road, the Bund,
In the morning you will take a relaxing walk to the lovely Yuyuan Garden, a beautiful garden in the south of the Yangtze River. Wandering through it, you will find pavilions, corridors, streams, courtyards as well as many other natural features.
Then we head to the Jade Buddha Temple. The old-time and classical architectural style makes the temple unique and inimitable in this modern city. Both, the Sitting Buddha and the Recumbent Buddha are carved with whole white jade. If you're lucky, you can watch the monks serving a ceremony in a side room.
Day 5 Shanghai (B, L)
Sightseeing: Shanghai Museum, Oriental Pearl Tower,Shanghai French Concession
Today you will visit Shanghai Museum which is the biggest museum of China. It incorporates a collection of over 120,000 pieces of Chinese art & cultural relics and is especially famous for its treasures of bronzes, ceramics, paintings and calligraphy.
After lunch, we will visit the Oriental Pearl Tower, the highest TV Tower in Asia, which creates a picture of 'twin dragons playing with pearls'. The entire scene is a photographic jewel that excites the imagination and attracts thousands of visitors all year-round.
Then we will visit the Shanghai French Concession, which was a foreign concession in Shanghai, Republic of China from 1849 until 1946. The area covered by the former French Concession was once the premier residential and retail districts of Shanghai, and was also the centre of Catholicism in Shanghai.
Day 6 Shanghai Departure (B)
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Enjoy some leisure time today until your guide will transfer you to the airport where you will pick the flight to your next destination.