Hong Kong and Taipei

  • 8 Days 6 Nights
  • TOUR CODE: APH
  • FROM: $0

Combine two of the Far East’s most exciting destinations in one unforgettable trip with this 8-day tour to Hong Kong and Taiwan. Begin with time in high-octane Hong Kong to experience its scintillating East-meets-West atmosphere, towering cityscapes, sparkling harbors, and world-class shopping and dining. From here, fly on to the mountainous island of Taiwan to discover high-tech Taipei and highlights such as Taroko Gorge, illuminated night markets, sacred shrines, and more.

 

  • Hong Kong (2 nights)
  • Taipei (4 nights)

TRIP TIMELINE

DAYS 1 & 2

USA - Hong Kong

Today, depart the USA on an international flight to Hong Kong, the high-octane, ultra-modern former British colony perched on a peninsula of southern China.

Upon arrival at Hong Kong international airport, meet your airport representative and relax during a comfortable transfer to your hotel in the city. Check in and enjoy the rest of the day free to unwind and start discovering this electrifying city for yourself. Maybe take a stroll around the sights near to your hotel, get your first taste of the eclectic culinary scene or visit some of the vibrant night markets.

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Kowloon Hotel (ABF) or similar

DAY 3

Hong Kong

Following breakfast, get acquainted with Hong Kong on a half-day tour of its signature sights. Scale Victoria Peak for bird’s-eye views over Kowloon, Hong Kong Island, and Victoria Harbour; and check out colorful Stanley Market, the Aberdeen Floating Market, and the picture-postcard beach area of Repulse Bay. This afternoon is yours to do as you want, with time to maybe take a harbor cruise, soak in the buzz and Chinese flavors of Kowloon, scout out goodies at the retail malls, or view the colonial-era landmarks of Hong Kong island.

Included: Breakfast at hotel or on cruise

Accommodation:

★★★★★ Kowloon Hotel (ABF) or similar

DAY 4

Hong Kong - Taipei

Bid farewell to Hong Kong after breakfast, with a convenient transfer to the airport for your flight to Taipei, the dazzling capital of sub-tropical Taiwan, which lies in the Pacific Ocean just off China’s coast. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for four nights, and enjoy the remainder of the day as you please. You may want to enjoy the amenities of your hotel or get your first taste of this neon-lit metropolis, home to approximately 2.6 million people. If you wish, take your hotel comforts up a notch by upgrading to the luxurious 5-star Regent Taipei or Palais de Chine hotel for your stay in the city.

Included: Breakfast at hotel or on cruise

Accommodation:

★★★★ Howard Plaza or similar

DAY 5

Taipei

Following breakfast, enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Taipei: a dynamic fusion of Chinese influences, Japanese colonial lanes, futuristic architecture, temples, coffee houses, and markets. In-between the sights, take in the fast-moving streets, cutting-edge stores, and mirror-glass towers; and visit the National Palace Museum and grandiose Chiang Kai-shek Memorial and Martyr’s Shrine. Following your tour, enjoy the afternoon at leisure to relax or explore any way you wish. This evening, don’t miss our optional Taipei by Night tour to experience the city’s dazzling evening lights and energy. Join the crowds at the busy Hwahsi night market and visit the iconic Taipei 101, the world’s second highest building, before digging into the city’s famous Din Tai Fung soup dumplings for dinner.

Included: Breakfast at hotel or on cruise

Accommodation:

★★★★ Howard Plaza or similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 6

Taipei

Today is free for you to explore and enjoy Taipei independently, or to join our optional day trip to Taroko Gorge, just south of the city in the Taroko National Park. Traveling by train, venture into this dramatic region, where the Liwu River has carved a steep ravine through marble mountains. Marvel at the high-sided gorge on a drive along the cliff-side road that winds high above the roaring river, and stop to view must-sees such as the Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Caves, Tunnel of Nine Turns, Tienhsiang Lodge, Chi Hsing Beach, and Hualien Stone Sculptural Park. After lunch and a day filled with unforgettable scenery, return to Taipei by train in time for the evening in the city.

Included: Breakfast at hotel or on cruise

Accommodation:

★★★★ Howard Plaza or similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 7

Taipei

Today is all yours to slow down and enjoy Taipei exactly as you want. Perhaps set out to discover its delicious cuisine at the animated restaurants or stock up with souvenirs at the captivating markets and malls. Alternatively, you may want to delve deeper into Taiwanese history and culture by choosing to take our optional Pingxi Sky Lantern Experience and Old Street tour—a fascinating insight into old Taiwan’s old-time way of life and customs.

Included: Breakfast at hotel or on cruise

Accommodation:

★★★★ Howard Plaza or similar

Optional Tours:

DAY 8

Taipei - USA

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and enjoy a comfortable transfer to Taipei airport for your return flight to the US. If your flight is due to depart this afternoon or evening, our optional late check-out options could be ideal: letting you enjoy the amenities of your room after your hotel’s standard check-out time.*

*Standard check-out time is 11:00 am; late check-out (6 pm) is available for purchase; any check-out past 6 pm will result in a full night fee*

Included: Breakfast at hotel or on cruise

Your tour includes

  • Transpacific air tickets from Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Fuel surcharges on airlines tickets
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Luxury hotel accommodations
  • Admission(s) of the sightseeing place(s) indicated in the itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking guide

Your included accommodation will be at one of the below hotels or a hotel of a similar category; we will notify you of your final hotel list before departure.

Classic Category Accommodation

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Hong Kong and Taipei (APH)