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CHINA - "Old China" in the Pearl River Delta
 
If you are in Hong Kong and would like to see some of China’s treasures in the limited amount of time available to you, this short, two day private excursion might be just what you are looking for. There is much to see on Hong Kong's doorstep. The Pearl River Delta has become one of the leading economic.....

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CHINA - "Old Shanghai" in a private Tour.
 
 
Old Shanghai was Asia’s greatest city and was the best and the worst of everything. After China’s defeat in the Opium War, the British, followed by the Americans and the French, established independent administrative areas with their own trade and laws. Known as the "Paris of the East" and the "Whore of Asia" the city was run by foreigners but it was not a colony....  

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CHINA - A Weekend in Guangzhou - 3 D/2N

 

Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province and is the third largest city in China. Known in the West as "Canton", the food and the language of the area is still known as "Cantonese." As a major sea port, Guangzhou's history of more than 2000 years, is full of colour. The city was part of the so called "Maritime Silk Road"....


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CHINA - Beautiful “Yangshuo” - on Hong Kong’s Doorstep - 5D/4N

 

Regarded for centuries as the most scenically beautiful region of China and depicted in Chinese paintings for centuries, Guilin, the gateway to Yangshuo, is only a one hour flight from Hong Kong, or an overnight journey by train from Shenzhen.

 

 


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CHINA - Beautiful “Yangshuo”- on Hong Kong's Doorstep - 4 D/3 N

 

 

Regarded for centuries as the most scenically beautiful region of China and depicted in Chinese paintings for centuries, Guilin, the gateway to Yangshuo, is only a one hour flight from Hong Kong, or an overnight journey by train from Shenzhen.

 


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CHINA - Genteel Guangzhou - 3 days / 2 nights
 
Enjoy a short break from Hong Kong in the ultra-modern city of Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, China. Formerly known as Canton, Guangzhou is less than 2 hours by luxury air-conditioned train from Hong Kong. Often maligned as a drab and uninteresting city...

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CHINA - Guangxi Province - Luxury amid the Rice Terraces - 3 days/ 2 nights

 

A trip to China isn’t complete without experiencing the spectacular Longji rice terraces, carved into the mountainside and dating back more than 650 years to the Yuan Dynasty. It’s quite an adventure getting there, but after an interesting drive and a hike up the mountain to the quaint village of Ping An, you eventually reach  wonderful Li-An Lodge, with it’s breathtaking views of the magnificent rice terraces and surrounding mountains.

 


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CHINA - Guangzhou, Zhaoqing + Foshan – 4 days/3 nts

 

The Province of Guangdong, borders Hong Kong and  has a very interesting history.

Around the time of the birth of Christ, Guangdong was far away from the centre of ancient Chinese civilization which was located in the north China plain. It was then populated by peoples collectively known as the Hundred Yue.

It was about this time that Chinese administration in the region began with the expansionism of the Qin Dynasty. After having unified most of China, the Qin expanded southwards and set up Nanhai Commandery at Panyu, very close to what is now the city of Guangzhou (Canton).

 


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CHINA - Guided Tour of Shanghai and its Jewish History

 

Shanghai has for the most part been the melting pot of China, known since China was opened up for International trade as being an international hub and it has served as a target destination for waves of immigrants throughout history. 

 


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CHINA - Guilin and Yangshou holiday - 5 days/ 4 nts

 

The vistas of Guilin and Yangshou have inspired more poets and painters than any other region of China and as a signature representation of the nation, the Yangshou hillscape rivals the Great Wall. No visit to southern China is complete without a boat ride down the Li River....


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CHINA - Guilin, Yangshuo and Longsheng - 4 Days/ 3 nts

 

This is probably the best itinerary you can choose if you have only limited time to visit China, however, it is essentially a natural experience rather than a cultural experience. Guilin is a scenic town and one of the best-known tourist destinations in China. There are many scenic places within short traveling distance of Guilin and this itinerary includes the two best known of them....


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CHINA - Gulangyu Island Weekend Getaway

 

Gulangyu is a car-free island off the coast of Xiamen in Fujian province, southern China. It about 2 square kilometres in area. The island is home to about 20,000 people and it is a famous domestic tourism destination. Visitors can reach Gulangyu by ferry from Xiamen Island in about 5 minutes. The Island is renowned for its colonial architecture, winding lanes and beaches.


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CHINA - Historic Canton (Guangzhou) - 3 days 2 nights

 

 

This exciting guided weekend visit will introduce you to the fascinating city of Canton (Guangzhou), so near and accessible to Hong Kong and yet so different, enjoyable and unexplored by many Hong Kong residents.


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CHINA - Shanghai and neighbouring areas.

 

Three days exploring what is perhaps the most exciting city in China, after Hong Kong of course, in the company of someone who knows and understands Shanghai. In addition to the highlights of Shanghai, you will visit the ancient city of private gardens, Suzhou, and Zhujiajiao, an ancient "Venice of the East".


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CHINA - Shenzhen City - 3 days/ 2 nights

 

This trip "across the border" start and finishes in Hong Kong and generally requires a China visa, please call us to check the cost and time to obtain such a visa.


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CHINA - Shenzhen’s Historic Surroundings – 3 days/ 2 nights

 

Just across the northern border of Hong Kong lies Shenzhen, until the 1990's this was just a collection of small farming villages, but with the return of Hong Kong to China, it took on a greater significance. It expanded to become a sizeable city in its own right and drew workers from all over China to produce the goods that were exported through Hong Kong.


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Guilin and Yangshuo countryside holiday - 5 days/ 4 nights

Guilin and it neighbouring township, Yangshuo, are set in what is regarded as China's most spectacular scenic landscapes. The region has been depicted in Chinese paintings for centuries. The boat ride down the Li River from Guilin to Yangshuo is truly memorable. This short holiday arrangement, where you can stay in an idyllic small riverside hotel with baconies overlooking the spectacular view, includes all of the most important places and things to see.


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The Watch Towers of Kaiping - 3 days/ 2 nights

 

Kaiping has become increasingly well known because of its "diaolou", fortified multi-storey towers, which were constructed in the Kaiping area from the early Qing Dynasty (1644 to 1912), reaching a peak in the 1920's and 1930's, when there were more than three thousand of these structures. Today, approximately 1,800 "diaolou"  are still standing. The "diaolou" served two purposes, housing and protection against forays by bandits...


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The Watch Towers of Kaiping and the Maritime Silk Road Museum - 4 days/ 3 nights

 

Kaiping has become increasingly famous because of its "diaolou", fortified multi-storey towers, which were constructed in the Kaiping area from the early Qing Dynasty (1644 to 1912), reaching a peak in the 1920's and 1930's, when there were more than three thousand of these structures. Today, approximately 1,800 "diaolou"  are still standing. The "diaolou" served two purposes, housing and protection against forays by bandits....


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VIETNAM - China Beach, Hoi An and surroundings

 

With direct flights from Hong Kong to Danang in Central Vietnam, a whole new world of seaside holiday adventures becomes available.

 

Unlike many seaside destinations where there is little to do except relax on the beach or at the poolside, this part of Central Vietnam offers plenty of interesting sightseeing and exploration in addition to the superb coastline.

 


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VIETNAM - Hanoi & Halong Bay Au Co cruise - 5 days/ 4 nights 2016

 

Begin your tour with a step back into history at Hanoï's most storied 5-star hotel. A Grand Dame of South-east Asia, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoï welcomes guests to experience her colonial grandeur and timeless elegance. This taken with the luxury cruise on board the Au Co, a 32 cabin cruise boat for two nights.


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