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Want to WOW your students? How about a trip to Hong Kong! A cultural and educational trip that is a cross-curricular and enriching experience. Explore all that Hong Kong has to offer, from it’s fascinating history, rich cultures and beautitful scenery.

Highlights:

  • Big Buddha cable car
  • Star Ferry
  • Victoria Peak Tram
  • Dragon Back Hike
  • Stanley Island

Your travel itinerary could look like...

Day 1

Close-up of noodle stir fry on a plate with chopsticks

Arrive in Hong Kong 

After your long flight from the UK, get settled in your hotel and get to know your surroundings. Spend the evening tasting local cuisine at a Dim Sum restaurant and get and early night after a tiring day of travelling.

Day 2

Large statue of The Big Buddha aerial shot

AM – Lantau Island

After a well-needed sleep, wake up and escape the buzzing city to visit Lantau Island and take the Ngong Ping 360 cable car to visit to the Big Buddha. The cable car ride offers breath-taking and panoramic views and takes you to Ngong Ping village, where you can explore before heading to see the iconic Big Buddha. Instead of taking the cable car back down, head to Tai O fishing village, also known as ‘the Venice of Hong Kong’. Here is a chance to learn about how the traditional boating communities live and marvel at the metal houses on stilts.

PM – Fishing Trip

Enjoy a boat ride to try and spot some pink dolphins and a fishing trip to learn about traditional fishing methods. Spend the afternoon kayaking and skim boarding on Lantau’s pristine beaches and coastline.

Day 3

Left side view of Star Ferry cruising Sam Chun River in Hong Kong

AM – Hop on hop off tour

Spend the day exploring Hong Kong Island with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. This is a great way to see the city and also includes a ticket for the Peak Tram, taking you to Victoria Peak. When you arrive at the top of Victoria Peak, take in the magnificent views and the famous Hong Kong Skyline. Your ticket also allows you access to the ‘Sky Terrace Experience.

PM – Symphony of Lights

After a day of exploring the city, take the famous Star Ferry over to Kowloon where you can watch the ‘symphony of lights’ display. In Kowloon, head to temple street night market and sample some local dishes!

Day 4

Nature park in the middle of Hong Kong city with river and bridge

AM – Dragon Back hike

Although Hong Kong is well-known for it’s high rise skyline and bustling streets, Hong Kong is also home to some of the best-preserved nature parks in the Greater China area. The Dragon’s back hike is one of Hong Kong’s best urban hikes. It has a sightseeing platform near it’s peak with spectacular views of southern Hong Kong Island and it’s shoreline – giving students the opportunity to get a feel for the wonders of Hong Kong with the city vs rural in such close proximity. A chance to take in the panoramic view’s of the peninsula’s coastline.

PM – Cooking lessons

After a day of exploring, spend the evening at a local cuisine cookery lesson. Head to Yum Cha where you can learn to make siu mai and their signature custard buns, working with dim sum instructors.

Day 5

Chinese red-sail junk boat cruising along Sham Chun river in Hong Kong

Boat trip

Head Southwest on a voyage along the rugged coast to Stanley onboard a traditional Chinese red-sail junk boat. With vistas of the 235 islands that comprise Hong Kong, giving you two hours to explore Stanley before the return home. In Stanley students can experience the more serene and ‘seaside’ feel of Hong Kong with beautiful beaches and a plethora of restaurants to choose from.

Day 6

Bronze statues in the Thousand Buddhas Monastery in Hong Kong

Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery 

The Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery is an impressive complex nested in the Po Fook Hill mountains in Sha Tin, the New Territories, composed of one main temple hall, a nine-storey pagoda and several shrines, halls and pavillions spread in two main levels on the side of the mountain.
Allow students to embrace the ‘MTR’ tube system to reach the starting point of the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery.

Day 7

Aerial shot of Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark island

AM – Hong Kong Geopark

Take a day trip to Hong Kong Global Geopark, which is made up of the Sai Kung Volcanic Rock Region and the Northeast New Territories Sedimentary Rock Region. Once you reach Pak Lap Wan Beach, put on your life jacket, jump into your kayak, and follow your guide through the waters of the park. Day kayaking trip to Hong Kong Global Geopark from Hang Hau. Kayak off from the white sands of Pak Lap Wan Beach. Explore the geopark as you paddle through dramatic sea arches and caves. Take a break on the beautiful Long Ke Wan Beach.

PM – Departure

After you have enjoyed your morning at the Geopark, head back to the hotel to collect your things and make your way to the airport to return to the UK.

Whats included

  • Flights from London to Hong Kong
  • 5x nights in a hotel
  • Transfers as per itinerary

Why not add

  • Chi Lin Nunnery
  • Bullet Train to Shenzhen
  • Macau

Why choose us

  • Fully accredited and financially protected
  • Knowledgeable and experienced staff
  • Regional Educational Development Execs to support all stages of the trip process
  • Customer portal and app for when you’re on the move
  • 24hr support

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