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  • Package includes: Hong Kong, Macau & Shaoguan
  • Duration: 11 Days, 10 Nights
  • Priced (in USD$) from:

    USD $7,868* (2 or more, dbl occupancy)

 

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Richard Bangs - Adventures with Purpose

Richard Bangs' "Adventures with Purpose"

 

The 11-day travel package mirrors Richard Bangs' footsteps from "Adventures with Purpose", the Emmy award-winning public television travel series seen nationally in the US. Explore the depths of Macau, Guangdong and Hong Kong and learn how these cities sought virtuous balance between the old and the new, the east and the west.

 

Macau, Guangdong and Hong Kong: three pearls in one exquisite setting. Each unique, yet bound together by a cultural veneration of Harmony. This trip, we'll explore how the desire for a harmonious life permeates these destinations. Harmony is a motif firmly woven into in the past and present, as well as in future aspirations of these regions.

 

11-Day Itinerary

 

Depart from the U.S.
Fly Cathay Pacific from the U.S. to Hong Kong. Aboard, enjoy a choice of delectable Asian or Western cuisine, nonstop on-demand entertainment and our signature "service straight from the heart" hospitality.

 

  • Day 1
    Arrive in Macau [D]

    After a comfortable flight, you'll arrive in Hong Kong. Travel to Macau via ferry or hydrofoil where an English-speaking guide will meet you and transfer you to the Macau Venetian Hotel. You have the afternoon to explore the city or relax at the hotel at your own leisure.

    In the evening, enjoy the sights of Macau with a dinner cruise aboard a triple-decker ship operated by Macau Cruise Development Company. Points of interest include A-Ma Temple, Macau Tower, Sai Van Bridge, Kun Iam Statue, and the Macau Science Center.

  • Day 2
    Macau Tour [B]
    Enjoy the day on the islands of Coloane and Taipa. On Coloane, see the hallmarks of Macau's dual Portuguese and Cantonese heritage with tours of the Chapel of St Francis Xavier and Tam Kung Temple. Enjoy Senado Square-home to an array of cafes and restaurants.

    On Taipa, continue the afternoon with a visit to the beautiful Our Lady of Carmel Catholic Church, one of the most active Parishes in Macau. Next, visit the Taipa Houses Museum, a beautifully restored row of early 20th-century houses.

    In the late afternoon, enjoy panoramic views of Macau from 1,108-feet high Macau Tower.

    End your day in Macau with a breathtaking show, “The House of Dancing Water” in the City of Dreams.
  • Day 3
    Arrive in Shaoguan [B]
    Travel in motor coach from Macau to Guangzhou (approximately 2.5 hours). Transfer to high speed train from Guangzhou to Shaoguan (approximately 1 hour).

    Check-in at the Hotel DeRoyce.
  • Day 4
    Danxia Mountain [B]
    Today you will enjoy a cable car ride, a hike, and a river trip on the Jinjiang River to revel in breathtaking stone formations.

    Enjoy the world famous geopark of China — Danxia Mountain (a UNESCO world heritage site), containing the largest and most beautiful scenic area in Guangdong.

    The Danxia Mountain consists of many wonderful scenic spots - Baizhai Scenic Spot Area, Elder Peak, Jinjiang Long Corridor, Yangyuan Hill, and Xianglong Lake.
  • Day 5
    Buddha Caverns [B]
    Spend the day marveling the spectacular Buddha or God shaped pillars of the ancient Buddha Caverns.

    In the afternoon, visit Nanhua Temple, a Buddhist monastery covering an area of more than 105 acres. It consists of a set of magnificent Buddhist buildings, including the Hall of Heavenly Kings, the Grand Hall, Sutra Depository, Sixth Ancestor Hall, Lingzhao Pagoda and 690 Buddhist statues.

    Transfer to the Palace International Hotel.
  • Day 6
    Grand Canyon [B]
    Spend the day exploring the beautiful Grand Canyon - 9 miles long and over 984 feet deep. Enjoy a hike down a “Natural Ladder” of 1,386 stone steps that can reach the canyon bottom.
  • Day 7
    Arrive in Hong Kong [B]
    Take a high speed train from Shaoguan to Guangzhou and transit to the airport and fly to Hong Kong.

    Arrive in Hong Kong and transfer to the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui.
  • Day 8
    Hong Kong Tour [B,L,D]
    Enjoy a private tour to the famous Victoria Peak and enjoy breathtaking views of the city from The Peak.

    Board a sampan for a 15 minute ride to a delicious seafood lunch at Aberdeen floating restaurant. In the afternoon, stroll or shop along the must-see Stanley Market.

    In the evening, enjoy a dinner cruise on the Symphony of Lights Harbor Dinner Cruise.
  • Day 9
    Lantau Island Tour [B]
    See one of the largest Buddha statues in the world, visit the Po Lin Monastery and enjoy scenic views of the island on the Ngong Ping Crystal Cabin Cable Car.

    Note: Ngong Ping cable car is closed for maintenance from January 27 - April 30, 2012. A coach will be used from Ngong Ping Village to return to Kowloon or Hong Kong Island.

    In the afternoon, explore the streets of Hong Kong or Kowloon by choosing one of the private guided walking tours below:

    • Hong Kong In Living Colors - Shau Kei Wan Wet Market, Sheung Wan, and Hollywood Road
    • Kowloon Markets Walk - Flower Market, Yuen Po Street Bird Garden, Goldfish Market and Banyan Tree Park
  • Day 10
    Free day in Hong Kong [B]
    Enjoy a day free for shopping or select from the following menus of activities, and we will provide you with the supplemental cost based on your selections.
    • HK Traditional Lifestyle Tour (Tai Chi + Tea Appreciation + Feng Shui)
    • Come Horseracing Tour (box entry + guided tour + meal)
    • Reflexology Session and Foot Massage Spa
    • Wing Wah Cake Shop
    • The Peninsula Academy Cooking Class
    • Afternoon High Tea at the Peninsula Hotel
    • Chinese Medicine Class
    • Contemporary Art: Art & Antique Tour
    • High Flyer Afternoon Tea at the Peninsula Hotel: Helicopter ride from Hong Kong Island and world afternoon tea at the Peninsula Hotel
  • Day 11
    Return to the U.S.
    Depart from Shanghai to Hong Kong and connect on Cathay Pacific to the U.S.

 

Guangzhou Extension

We invite you to extend your vacation with an optional add-on of 1-night in Guangzhou. As part of your add-on, we will arrange for you to visit Ancient Zhuji Lane. Zhuji Ancient Lane is the birthplace for the 30 million citizens in Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong and Macau. It is known as "the Cradle of Cantonese". This historic road is nearly 1 mile long and paved with cobble stones.


The solid stone pagoda of Yuan Dynasty northwest of the pailou of Zhuji Lane is listed as a key protected cultural relic of Guangdong Province

 

[B] Breakfast at hotel, [L] Lunch outside of hotel at designated local restaurant, [D] Dinner outside of hotel at designated local restaurant.

 

Note: Price listed includes Economy Class travel in "L" fare class.

 

During peak seasons, the "L" fare class may not be available on your desired dates. There may be instances where you are required to purchase the next higher up fare class. Our tour sales staff will advise you of any surcharge at time of booking.

 

When planning your trip, be sure to have alternate travel dates planned so that our tour sales team can better assist you.

Tour Highlights

 

On board, you'll experience a world that revolves around you. Our new cabin offers fully flat beds in Business Class and fixed back shell seats in Economy Class that ensures no one intrudes on your personal space.

 

A choice of delectable Asian or Western cuisine will be offered along with a selection of complimentary wines and beverages. And, our widescreen personal TV with enhanced Audio Video On Demand gives you total control over hundreds of movies, TV shows, CDs and games.

 

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Macau

Senado Square

Senado Square

Stroll through Senado Square and enjoy the beauty of the pastel-colored neo-classical buildings and traditional Portuguese paved road. The main road of Macau's historic centre, Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro passes through the square.

 

If there's anything going on in the city, there's a good chance that it's happening in this area! Senado Square has been Macao's urban center for centuries, and is still the most popular venue for public events and celebrations today.

Ruins of St. Paul

Ruins of St. Paul

The Ruins of St. Paul's is one of Macau's most famous landmarks. Built from 1582 to 1602 by the Jesuits, the cathedral was one of the largest Catholic churches in Asia at the time. It was sadly destroyed by a fire during a typhoon in 1835.

 

One can still walk up the steps to the ruins and view the original pillars and shrines remaining.

A-Ma Temple

A-Ma Temple

A-Ma Temple, situated on the southwest tip of the Macau Peninsula, is one of the oldest and most famous Taoist temples in Macau. Built in 1488, the temple is dedicated to Matsu, the goddess of seafarers and fishermen.

 

The name Macau is thought to be derived from the name of the temple.

 

In 2005, the temple became one of the designated sites of the Historic Center of Macau enlisted on UNESCO World Heritage List.

Chapel of St. Francis Xavier

Chapel of St. Francis Xavier

Built in 1928, this chapel is located on Coloane Island and stands behind a monument commemorating the local victory over pirates in 1910. The chapel contains some of the most sacred relics of Christian Asia, including bones of St. Francis Xaviar and martyrs from the 17th century.

Tam Kung Temple

Tam Kung Temple

This temple is dedicated to Tam Kung, a Taoist god of the sea. In Chinese folk legends, Tam Kung was one of gods who could forecast the weather. Beside his image, the temple contains a 4 feet long model of a dragon boat made from a whale bone.

Our Lady of Carmel

Our Lady of Carmel

This contemporary Catholic Church was built in 1885 and stands on a hill overlooking the sea in Taipai village. The interior walls are beautifully lined with stained-glass panels.

Taipa Houses Museum

Taipa Houses Museum

The Taipa Houses Museum, located at Avenida da Praia in Taipa, is a row of beautifully restored houses row of early 20th-century houses. The old colonial residential buildings were restored to recreate the atmosphere of the houses of well-to-do Portuguese families who lived in Macao at the beginning of the 20th century.Enjoy the peaceful and serene surroundings while exploring the various houses. The complex features five houses each displaying various artifacts and exhibits.

Macau Tower

Macau Tower

For views of the Pearl River Delta by day or the city lights by night, nothing surpasses the Macau Tower. Macau Tower measures 1,109 ft in height from ground level to the highest point. At 764 feet, the Macau Tower's tethered "skyjump" and bungee jump from the tower's outer rim is the second highest commercial skyjump in the world. Having ascended to the Tower's upper limits in high-speed glass-fronted lifts, an unforgettable panoramic view awaits you.

The House of Dancing Water

The House of Dancing Water

A show like no other on earth, "The House of Dancing Water" is a unique creation by Franco Dragone, whose shows have been seen by over 65 million spectators worldwide. The show is housed in a theater designed with a stage pool that holds a record-breaking 3.7 million gallons of water, equivalent to 5 Olympic-sized swimming pools! Enjoy the love story and dazzling costumes, special effects and record breaking acts never seen before in a theater.

 

Shaoguan, Guangdong

Jinjiang River

Jinjiang River

The beautiful Jinjiang River flows through Danxia Mountains and ridges for 21 miles. Take a cruise along this river and revel in the breathtaking scenery and stone formations of Danxia Mountains.

Danxia Mountain

Danxia Mountain

Danxia Mountain, a UNESCO world heritage site, is a famous scenic area near Shaoguan city formed from reddish sandstone. The Danxia Mountain consists of many wonderful scenic spots and temples including - Baizhai Scenic Spot Area, Elder Peak, Jinjiang Long Corridor, Yangyuan Hill, and Xianglong Lake.

Bazhai Scenic Spot Area

Bazhai Scenic Spot Area

Bazhai Scenic Spot Area lies northwest of Danxia Mountains, covering a total area of 42.5 square miles. The picturesque and unusual landforms here are a photographer's paradise.

Elder Peak

Elder Peak

Elder Peak, also known as Zhanglao Peak, is one of three conjoined mountain rock bodies forming Danxia Mountains. On the peak, there is a beautiful forest with many springs, pavilion, monasteries and hiking trails for you to discover.

Xianglong Lake

Xianglong Lake

Xianglong Lake, located in the south of Elder Peak, is thus named because of the contour of the lake looking very much like a taking-off dragon. Natural landscapes include three mountain streams, six gorges, nine caves and eighteen peaks. Along this lake there are more than 20 points of interest, consisting of various rock formations. On the cliff sides, many stone calligraphic works can still be seen.

Buddha Caverns

Buddha Caverns

The ancient Buddha Caverns of Leshan city, 34 miles away from Shaoguan, are famous for spectacular stone pillars. Explore the cave with its Buddha or God shape stone pillars. The Buddha Cave covers an area of 129,166 square feet, with the highest point of 99 feet.

Nanhua Temple

Nanhua Temple

Nanhua Temple is a Buddhist temple founded during time of the North-South Dynasties in 502 AD by an Indian monk named Zhiyao Sanzang . The temple covers an area of more than 105 acres. It consists of a set of magnificent Buddhist buildings, including the Hall of Heavenly Kings, the Grand Hall, Sutra Depository, Sixth Ancestor Hall, Lingzhao Pagoda and 690 Buddhist statues.

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon

Spend the day exploring the beautiful Grand Canyon. The canyon is 9 miles long and over 984 feet deep. One can see a majestic waterfall rushing down from atop. Enjoy a hike down a "Natural Ladder" of 1,386 stone steps that can reach the canyon bottom.

Zhuji Ancient Lane

Zhuji Ancient Lane

Zhuji Ancient Lane is the birthplace for the 30 million citizens in Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong and Macau. It is known as "the Cradle of Cantonese". This historic road is nearly 1 mile long and paved with cobble stones.

 

The solid stone pagoda of Yuan Dynasty northwest of the pailou of Zhuji Lane is listed as a key protected culture relic of Guangdong Province.

 

Hong Kong

Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak

Victoria Peak is a mountain in Hong Kong known as The Peak. The mountain is located in the western half of the Hong Kong Island. With an altitude of 1,810 ft, it is the highest mountain on the island. It is also known to have the highest land value in the world, with many of the Super-Rich residing here. The Peak offers spectacular views over central Hong Kong, the harbor and surrounding islands, and is a major tourist attraction.

Aberdeen

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Harbor is home to hundreds of people living on fishing junks. Their traditional lifestyle is dramatically juxtaposed against a modern high-rise community spread over the nearby hillsi.

Symphony of Lights

Symphony of Lights

Symphony of Lights is a synchronized building exterior decorative light and laser multimedia display, featuring 44 buildings on both sides of the Victoria Harbor of Hong Kong accompanied by music. It has attracted over 4 million visitors and locals so far, and is held every night for ten minutes.

Lantau Island

Lantau Island

Lantau Island is the largest island in Hong Kong, located at the mouth of the Pearl River. Originally the site of fishing villages, the island is home to the Giant Buddha statue and Po Lin Monastery.

Giant Buddha Statue

Giant Buddha Statue

Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha, is a large bronze statue of a Buddha, completed in 1993, and located at Lantau Island. One can walk up the stone steps to the Buddha and enjoy the spectacular view of beautiful Lantau Island.

Po Lin Monastery

Po Lin Monastery

Po Lin Monastery is a Buddhist monastery, located on Lantau Island. The monastery was founded in 1906 by three monks visiting from Jiangsu and was initially known simply as "The Big Hut." It was renamed to its present name in 1924. The main temple houses three bronze statues of the Buddha - representing his past, present and future lives - as well as many Buddhist scriptures. Enjoy a vegetarian lunch offered by the monastery at a small fee or explore the enchanting halls within.

Ngong Ping Cable Car

Ngong Ping Cable Car

The Ngong Cable Car is a gondola lift connecting the city of Tung Chung to Lantau Island. Prior to the cable car's opening, the only access was via a mountain road and bus service. Enjoy spectacular views of the island and watch planes take off from nearby Hong Kong Int'l Airport all while in the cable car.

Bird Garden

Bird Garden

Hundreds of songbirds in exquisitely crafted cages can be seen at this market. Packed with booths selling birds, Hong Lok Street (or "Bird Street") was closed as part of an urban renewal project in June 1998. The Garden was constructed by the government to accommodate some of the booths. It was completed in March 1997.

Shau Kei Wan Wet Market

Shau Kei Wan Wet Market

Shau Kei Wan Wet Market is an important social place from past to present - colors, aromas and sounds bombard you in this traditional wet market with its abundant array of fresh food and people. One important primary product of Hong Kong is marine fish. One can see fresh marine fish being distributed to outside retail market after wholesaling at Shau Kei Wan Wholesale Fish Market. It is one of the seven wholesale fish market operated by the Fish Market Organization. It is currently the second largest in Hong Kong, after the one in Aberdeen.

Sheung Wan

Sheung Wan

Sheung Wan is an area in Hong Kong, located in the north-west of Hong Kong Island, between Central and Sai Ying Pun. Administratively, it is part of the Central and Western District. The name can be variously interpreted as Upper District (occupying relatively high ground compared to Central and Wan Chai), or Gateway District (perhaps a reference to the location where the British first entered and occupied Hong Kong).

Kowloon Markets Walk

Kowloon Markets Walk

Here, well-known Hong Kong landmarks such as the old Railway Clock tower, 1881 Heritage and the Peninsula Hotel are situated. We walk through colorful streets and come across some of Hong Kong's most lively markets, where you will feel first-hand the energy and soul of everyday Kowloon local residents.

Come Horseracing Tour

Come Horseracing Tour

Horseracing was introduced to Hong Kong soon after it became a British colony in 1842. For many years it has been the most popular sport in Hong Kong. Some of the world's top jockeys and trainers - as well as horses - make their home here.

Wing Wah Cake Shop

Wing Wah Cake Shop

Wing Wah is a Hong Kong-based restaurant chain and food manufacturer. Their many products include Chinese sausage, cakes, and teas. However, their most famous and popular product is mooncakes. The company was first established in 1950. The Wing Wah restaurant started trading in a four-story building in Yuen Long which included a retail shop which sells its famous mooncakes. Taste the traditional mooncake with red lotus paste or sample their newest white lotus paste mooncake!

The Peninsula Academy Cooking Class

The Peninsula Academy Cooking Class

Enjoy a cooking class given by one Hong Kong Peninsula Hotel's expert chefs. Each class begins with a light breakfast, followed by a small group cooking class with a luncheon for students to sample their creations together.


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Venetian Macau Resort

The Venetian MacauVenetian Macau Resort

Estrada da Baía de N. Senhora da Esperança, s/n, Taipa, Macao SAR, P.R. China

The towering, all-suite Venetian Macao Resort is located on Coloane Island in Macau. The luxurious property boasts 3,000 spacious suites, four outdoor pools, 330 retail shops, 35 restaurants serving international cuisine.

 

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De Royce Hotel

De Royce HotelDe Royce Hotel

North Qiming Road (Qiming Bei Lu), Zhenjiang Distrct Qujiang, Shaoguan, China

The Hotel De Royce is a deluxe hotel situated in Zhenjiang District in Shaoguan city. The 23-story main mansion is decorated in a hybrid Continental and Southeast Asian style.

 

Palace International Hotel

Palace International HotelPalace International Hotel

No.18-28 Donghua Second Road, Pengjiang District, Jiangmen, China

Palace International hotel is a five-star hotel located in Jiangmen with the luxurious decoration, five-star standard services and extensive facilities.

 

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong

Hyatt Regency Hong KongHyatt Regency Hong Kong

18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui hotel is situated in one of the tallest skyscrapers of the Kowloon area, in the heart of the Tsim Sha Tsui business district. The hotel occupies Level 3 to 24 of a prestigious mixed-use complex on Hanoi Road, which includes the six-storey Art Mall, featuring an array of boutiques and stores.

 

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Hong Kong

 

We invite you to extend your vacation in vibrant Hong Kong, home of Cathay Pacific. From hotel stays to city tours, Peregrine travel professionals are ready to assist you.

 

Call them directly at 1-855-MY-PEREGRINE or 1-855-697-3734.

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Pricing

  1. Prices are per person and quoted in U.S. dollars. Price includes all air transportation (includes taxes and fuel surcharges), land transportation, hotel accommodations, sightseeing, admissions, meals (as listed in itinerary (B) Breakfast at hotel, (L) Lunch and (D) Dinner are provided at restaurants outside of hotel as designated by local tour operator. Meal hours are at local tour operator's discretion. Locations subject to change) and tour guides services.

 

Hotel Accommodations

  1. The accommodations listed with the tours are intended to be used with each tour. If changes become necessary for any reason, the accommodations substituted will be equivalent in standard to those shown. Unless requested otherwise, a non-smoking room will be requested on your behalf.

 

Tickets and Payments

  1. To ensure air and hotel availability, we suggest you book your trip as far in advance as possible and at least 60 days in advance.
  2. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required at time of booking confirmation. Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure date. If Cathay Pacific does not receive final payment by this date, Cathay Pacific reserves the right to cancel the reservations without notice.
  3. Reservations must be made 60 days prior to departure. For reservations made less than 60 days before departure, payment in full is required upon booking confirmation.
  4. A copy of each traveler's valid passport will be required by our tour sales staff at time of booking.

 

Change Fees

  1. For changes made beyond 60 days, a change fee of $200 per occurrence will be charged for any alteration or revision made (i.e.: name change, travel date change) to a reservation once the deposit is paid.
  2. For changes made within 60 days of departure date, the booking will be treated as a cancellation and the cancellation policy applies. Please refer to Cancellation Fees #1 outlined below.
  3. Cathay Pacific promises to make every effort to operate all tours as advertised. Cathay Pacific promises to make every effort to operate all tours as advertised. We reserve the right to alter or curtail the itinerary, or substitute sightseeing, hotels, and/or conveyances as deemed necessary. Any savings realized by these changes will not be refunded to passengers. Any resultant added expense will be covered by Cathay Pacific. Although not expected, prices on this website may be modified due to unexpected significant external factors not forecasted at the time of printing.

 

Cancellation Fees

  1. If you cancel your tour, you will be charged the following:
    • 60-45 days prior to departure; 20% of total price
    • 44-30 days prior to departures, 30% of total price
    • 29-15 days prior to departure, 50% of total price
    • 14-7 days prior departure, 80% of total price
    • 6 days or less prior to departure, 100% of total price.
    1. Please note, a change of traveler's name, date or itinerary within 60 days of departure date will be treated as a cancellation and the above cancellation policy will apply.
    2. Once on site, no partial or full refund if for any reason guests do not participate in any or all sections of the tour. This includes illness and change of interest. No exception is allowed.

 

Personal Expenses

  1. The following are not included in the tour prices: meals not specified in the itinerary, charges for passports, visas, vaccinations and inoculations, excess baggage, telephone, laundry, items of a personal nature, incidental charges in hotels, and any items not specifically listed as included.

 

Visa and Travel Documents

  1. Passengers are responsible for obtaining the necessary visas to enter China. Passengers must also make sure that their passport has a sufficient remaining validity period for entry into the countries being entered or transited.
  2. Clients must provide identification in the form of a passport at the time of airport check-in. Your passport name must match the name on your tour reservation and airline ticket or you may be denied boarding.

 

International and Chinese Domestic Air Transportation

  1. Air transportation from North America to/from Hong Kong is serviced by Cathay Pacific. Air transportation from Hong Kong to/from Mainland China are serviced by Cathay Pacific's sister airline, Dragonair or Cathay Pacific except Hong Kong to Xian, serviced by China Eastern Airlines. Air transportation within China (between Beijing, Shangri-La, Kunming, Shanghai, Xian) is serviced by Mainland Chinese carriers.

 

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  1. Domestic American and Mainland China airlines, accommodations and other suppliers providing services are independent contractors and are not agents, employees of Cathay Pacific Airways, or its affiliates. Cathay Pacific Airways and assumes no responsibility and will not be held liable for any personal injury, property damage, or other loss, accident, delay, inconvenience, or irregularity by reason of (1) any wrongful or negligent acts or omissions on the part of its suppliers, (2) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized acts or omissions on the part of any employee of those suppliers, (3) any defect in or failure of any vehicle, equipment or instrumentality owned, operated, or used by any of these suppliers, or (4) any wrongful or negligent acts or omissions on the part of any other party not under the control, direct or otherwise, of Cathay Pacific Airways or (5) acts of God.
  2. Schedules and prices are subject to change without notice.
  3. Cathay Pacific reserves the right to terminate or change this offer without prior notice.
  4. Local land tour arrangement, transportation, hotel accommodations, sightseeing, admissions, meals, and tour guides services are provided by Peregrine Travel Group. State of California Seller of Travel Certificate of Registration # 1014854.

 

 

Additional Details

 

Tour Guides

  1. All tour guides are carefully selected, fluent in English and have many years of experience. They are all professionals licensed by the China Tourist Board not just for their language skills, but also for their knowledge of the geographical areas they will be serving. Our tour guides' wealth of information, friendliness, and enthusiasm earn them the highest praise from our guests.
  2. The name and contact information of the tour guide will be provided in the itinerary voucher after confirmation of your trip. Tour guide will have a Cathay Pacific China Experience badge.
  3. The tour guides listed on the itinerary voucher are scheduled to accompany you during each tour. If changes become necessary for any reason, the tour guide(s) substituted will be equivalent in service, language and knowledge ability.
  4. The local tour operator, Peregrine Travel Group's China office phone contact information will also be provided in case of emergency.

 

Holiday and Museum Closures

  1. Museum visits and personal shopping time may be disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances or the many religious, state and local holidays locally observed. China celebrates The Labor Day festival on May-1 for one week and The National Day festival on October 1 for one week. During these extended holidays, travelers to China will encounter large crowds and some inconvenience.

 

Photography of Tour

  1. Occasionally, Cathay Pacific may use photographs taken by fellow guests or our tour guide for promotional purposes. If you prefer that your photo not be used in any marketing activities, please notify your tour guide at the start of your tour.

 

Gratuities

  1. Gratuities for the local guides and drivers are not included, and are at the guest's discretion. Gratuities are not included in the tour price. Suggested gratuity for tour guide is US$5-$10 per person per day and for driver is US$3-$5 per person per day.
  2. All appropriate gratuities for luggage handling, bellman, doorman, housekeepers, tour guides, and local crew are not included in the price of the tours.

 

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