Fantastic Taiwan & HongKong 9 Days

DATES?05-09-2018/19-09-2018/03-10-2018/17-10-2018/31-10-2018/14-11-2018/21-11-2018

Day 1   Canada-Taipei

Fly to Taipei.

Day 2   Taipei

Upon arrival in Taipei, you will be warmly greeted at the airport by the tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the day at your own leisure or join the afternoon optional tour (USD$50) to visit TAIPEI 101, which was stylized and formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center – is a landmark skyscraper in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. At night, you can also try a delightful dinner at Michelin-starred Din Tai Fung at your own expense.                   

Day 3   Taipei (B)

Experience Taipei on a guided tour through this fascinating city. Visit the world-famous Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, watch the changing of the guards at Martyrs' Shrine, marvel at extraordinary art collections in the National Palace Museum, and discover an ancient Taiwanese temple.

Start your journey with a pick-up from your hotel and visit the Presidential Square and Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, erected in memory of the former President of the Republic of China.

Continue to Martyrs' Shrine, which is dedicated to the 390,000 soldiers who died serving their country. Admire the military soldiers standing expressionless like wax statues and watch the changing of the guards ceremony.

At night, you can enjoy at your leisure to visit the Shilin Night Market which is considered to be the largest and most famous night market in the city at your own expense.

Day 4   Taipei (B)

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a day of leisure. Taipei has so much to offer that it can be daunting trying to plan a day trip. Today you could choose to visit Ximending, which is one of the most popular tourist spots among both local and international travelers. Both its day time and night time has so much fun you could enjoy. You may also join an optional Cooking Class: uncover the secrets of authentic Taiwanese cuisine and get insight into the country’s food culture. Visit a bustling market to learn about unique local ingredients and then receive step-by-step cooking instruction from experienced restaurant chefs (USD$110).

Tonight, with your expert guide, you can join an optional tour to the bustling Ningxia Night Market, renowned for its delicious snacks and mouth-watering traditional dishes. From exotic vegetarian dishes and traditional meat meals to fresh seafood and sweet puddings, you are sure to find a stall to satisfy your palate (USD$55).

Day 5   Taipei-Hong Kong (B)

After breakfast, travel by flight to Hong Kong, another food destination. Enjoy the free afternoon on your own. At night you can join the optional Kowloon Foodie Tour (USD$65). Visit some of Kowloon’s most authentic small restaurants, food stalls and markets with an expert guide who shares the best of Cantonese cuisine on this 3-hour Hong Kong food tour. Explore Hong Kong’s working-class Jordan district where you’ll find local gems far from the tourist path. Sit next to locals as you dig into an array of dishes in basic eateries with delicious food. Try as much or as little as you like; the food choices are decided by you on this small-group tour that has a maximum of participants, which ensures personalized attention from your guide.

Day 6   Hong Kong  

Hong Kong is called the "Asia’s World City" and a destination that begs to be explored on tourist's own pace. Join a half-day bus tour in the morning. The tour includes Victoria Peak, Stanley Market, and Aberdeen Fishing Village. You will also have a chance to go on a boat ride at the village if the weather is permitting.

Day 7   Hong Kong  

In the morning, Discover Hong Kong from the charming luxury of a 1920s-style City Tram Tour. Seated comfortably in the open-top vehicle, cruise through the bustling city's Central, Admiralty, and Wan Chai Districts. With insightful history and commentary along the way, get to know the true character of Hong Kong. In the afternoon, you can choose to enjoy the optional foodie tour: The Central & Sheung Wan Foodie Tour is perfect for lovers of Hong Kong classic foods or first-time visitors alike. Our Foodie Guides will whisk you away to some unique gems in Hong Kong and share with you what to order. You will walk away with a greater appreciation of how some of these restaurants evolved and remained popular among locals for the last 60 years (USD$105).

Day 8   Hong Kong

Today you will have a free day to explore Hong Kong on your own. Once you’re in Hong Kong, you have to explore the hustle and bustle of Mong Kok. Mong Kok is Hong Kong’s most congested shopping and residential district, but don’t let that scare you away.  The neon-bathed historic streets that wind through one of the densest parts of the world are worth visiting - just for the ‘peoplescapes’ alone. It just so happens that the shopping is excellent too.

The neighbourhood includes one of Hong Kong’s most popular markets, the Ladies' Market, and also has a ton of shopping streets, which are a common feature in southern China. Conveniently, these are where a cluster of merchants sell one type of product on a single street. Mong Kok has entire streets and street sections dedicated to the sale of goldfish, flowers, birds, sneakers, and kitchenware.

If you want to see the different image of Hong Kong, you could join our optional day tour to Lamma Island Seafood Dinner + Symphony of Lights Hong Kong Harbour Show (USD$120):

We'll head over to Lamma Island, the locals' go-to place to sample the wide selection of seafood. Some of Hong Kong's best Chinese seafood restaurants are located here, side by side along the waterfront; they are extremely popular with the local residents - both Chinese and Western, During the summer months, it's full-house every night and the atmosphere is typical of Hong Kong's restaurants - noisy, crowded but always fun! Upon arrival at the island, we will proceed to the Fisher folk village. Here, you'll be able to get a glimpse of local fisher folk culture. Afterward, we'll have dinner at an award-winning seafront restaurant. After having our dinner, we'll board the ferry to catch the Symphony of Lights Show before returning to downtown.

Day 9   Hong Kong-Home

The shuttle bus will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to airport for your onward or homebound flight. 

Price Include

  • International airfares 
  • All transportation (internal flights, cruise, coach);
  • All hotel accommodation (based on double occupancy)
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • All visits and admission fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide;

Price Not Include

  • Visa fee 
  • Prepaid Tipping: CAD$10/person/Day
  • Travel insurance.
  • Personal expenditures