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Bangkok. Thailand
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 90.5 91.9 93.7 95.7 93.9 92.5 91.8 91.2 91 90.7 90.3 89.1
Average Low 72.7 75.9 78.6 80.4 79.3 79 78.3 77.9 77 76.6 75 71.6
Average Rainfall 0.524 0.787 1.657 3.598 9.752 6.185 6.894 8.634 13.161 11.5 1.949 0.248
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+07:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Thai Baht
$1.00 USD = 34.05 THB
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Singapore. Singapore
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86.2 88.2 88.9 89.1 88.9 88.3 87.6 87.6 87.6 88 87.1 86
Average Low 73.9 74.5 75 75.9 76.6 76.6 76.3 76.1 75.6 75.4 74.7 74.3
Average Rainfall 9.575 6.295 7.311 7.043 6.744 6.382 6.248 6.906 6.661 7.63 10.114 11.315
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Singapore Dollar
$1.00 USD = $1.36 SGD
Visa requirement
No
Bali. Indonesia
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86 86 88 88 86 86 84 84 86 88 88 88
Average Low 75 75 75 75 73 73 72 72 73 73 73 75
Average Rainfall 12.9 10.3 8.9 4.6 4.2 3.5 4.7 2.1 4.6 6.8 7.4 10.2
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+09:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Indonesian Rupiah
$1.00 USD = Rp13323.00 IDR
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Hong Kong. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 65.5 66 70.5 77 83.1 86.4 88.5 88 86.2 82 75.4 68.4
Average Low 58.1 59 63 69.4 75.4 79.2 80.2 79.9 78.4 74.7 67.6 60.6
Average Rainfall 0.972 2.142 3.236 6.878 11.996 17.957 14.823 17.016 12.898 3.972 1.48 1.055
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Hong Kong Dollar
$1.00 USD = $7.75 HKD
Visa requirement
No
Macau. China
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 64.8 65.3 69.8 76.5 83.1 86.5 88.9 88.7 86.7 82.6 75.4 68.2
Average Low 54.5 56.5 61.2 68.4 74.5 78.1 79.2 79 77.2 72.7 64.9 57.2
Average Rainfall 1.043 2.343 3.516 7.685 12.248 14.323 11.709 13.508 8.642 3.11 1.72 1.189
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Macanese Pataca
$1.00 USD = 7.98 MOP
Visa requirement
No
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Orient Highlights

13 days/11 nights - from $3,170 per person including airfare from West Coast
Take an 11-night trip and visit the major cities of the Orient, starting with a flight to Hong Kong, where you visit Victoria Peak and Aberdeen’s floating community. Next, fly to  Bangkok, where you see the Temple of the Golden Buddha and the Grand Palace. Afterward, fly to Singapore and visit the botanical garden and the diverse streets of this cosmopolitan city. Then fly to Bali, where you can enjoy the traditional Indonesian culture or bask along the beaches before returning to the US. Starting from $3170, including air, with weekly guaranteed departures.

Day 1 - USA/Hong Kong
Depart the USA on your China Airlines trans-Pacific flight for Hong Kong. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2 - Hong Kong
Arrive in Hong Kong and  transfer to your hotel. (BP International/Harbour Grand)

Day 3 - Hong Kong
Half-day sightseeing to Stanley Market, Aberdeen, and Victoria Peak. At sunset, take a cruise of the "Fragrant Harbor," enjoying cocktails on board. (B)

Day 4 - Hong Kong
Full day at leisure for independent sightseeing or shopping. Or choose optional tour to mainland China or Macau. (B)

Day 5 - Hong Kong/Bangkok
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Bangkok. Arrive in Bangkok and transfer to hotel. (Century Park/Avani Riverside) (B)

Day 6 - Bangkok
Tour the Temple of the Golden Buddha and the Reclining Buddha at Wat Po in the morning. Visit the Grand Palace in the afternoon. Thai dinner with traditional dance. (B/D)

Day 7 - Bangkok
Day at leisure to explore on your own. (B)

Day 8 - Bangkok/Singapore
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Singapore. (York/Mandarin Orchard) (B)

Day 9 - Singapore
After breakfast, take a city tour and see the waterfront, the botanical gardens, China Town and a batik factory. (B)

Day 10 - Singapore/Bali
Fly to the idyllic island of Bali and transfer to hotel. (Pelangi Bali/Melia) (B)

Day 11 - Bali
Morning excursion includes the artisan workshops in the villages of Mas and Ubud and a performance of Balinese barong dance drama. (B/D)

Day 12 - Bali
Breakfast in the hotel. Remainder of day is free for individual pursuits. Watch the sun set from Uluwatu Temple high on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, and enjoy a Balinese dinner tonight. (B/D)

Day 13 - Bali/USA
Board China Airlines flight for return to USA, arriving the same day. (B)

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
San Francisco
Land & Air *
Los Angeles
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 1 - May 15
$3170 FC
$3770 D
$3170 FC
$3770 D
$1285 FC
$1740 D
May 16 - June 30
$3575 FC
$4175 D
$3575 FC
$4175 D
$1220 FC
$1675 D
July 1-15
$3635 FC
$4175 D
$3635 FC
$4175 D
$1285 FC
$1675 D
July 16-31
$3395 FC
$4025 D
$3395 FC
$4025 D
$1285 FC
$1765 D
August 1 - September 30
$3195 FC
$3825 D
$3195 FC
$3825 D
$1285 FC
$1765 D
October 1 - November 30
$3240 FC
$3995 D
$3240 FC
$3995 D
$1325 FC
$1930 D
December 1-11
$3425 FC
$4090 D
$3425 FC
$4090 D
$1295 FC
$1825 D
December 12-31
$3710 FC
$4635 D
$3710 FC
$4635 D
$1355 FC
$2065 D
2020
January 1-10
$3710 FC
$4635 D
$3710 FC
$4635 D
$1355 FC
$2065 D
January 11 - March 31
$3195 FC
$3830 D
$3195 FC
$3830 D
$1285 FC
$1760 D
  • Land & Air prices are per person based on double occupancy for weekday travel. For weekend travel to and from the US (Fri, Sat & Sun), add $60 each way.
  • Land & Air prices include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.

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Tour Features

  • Round trip trans-Pacific airfare via China Airlines coach class
  • Local airfare, coach class, as per itinerary
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Bangkok, Bali, and Hong Kong
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Singapore
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary: half-day city and temple tour, Grand Palace tour, and Thai dinner with traditional dance; half-day city tour in Singapore; half-day tour of Ubud and half-day tour of Uluwatu in Bali; and half-day city and island tour in Hong Kong
  • Breakfast daily, 2 dinners
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Macau Extension (optional)

  • Round trip pier transfer
  • Round trip Turbo Jet transfer to Macau
  • Round trip hotel transfer
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Macau at Grand Emperor Macau
  • 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch
  • Full-day tour of Macau

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks

  • First Class (FC): Century Park (Bangkok), York (Singapore), Pelangi Bali (Bali), BP International (Hong Kong)
  • Deluxe (D): Avani Riverside (Bangkok), Mandarin Orchard (Singapore), Melia (Bali), Harbour Grand (Hong Kong)
  • If above hotels or China Airlines are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalty ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, air upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all Asian destinations, and add-on air fares from various US cities are available

Macau Extension
3 Days/2 Nights

Day 1, Hong Kong/Macau
Transfer from Hong Kong hotel to pier and sail via TurboJet to Macau, on the western side of Pearl River Delta. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. (Grand Emperor Macau)

Day 2, Macau
Today’s full-day tour includes visits to the statue of Kum Iam, the goddess of mercy; Macau Tower; A-Ma Temple, and the ruins of St. Paul’S Cathedral. Take a walking tour from St. Paul’s to the historic city center. Also, make a short visit to one of Macau’s famous casinos. Tour pick-up and drop-off is at pier. Take your hotel complimentary shuttle to get to the pier. (B/L)

Day 3, Macau/Hong Kong
Transfer to the pier and return to Hong Kong via TurboJet. Return to your hotel in Hong Kong or transfer to airport for your onward flight. (B)


Dates and Rates

The following Land & Air prices include Government Taxes and Fees.

Dates and Rates

Tour Cost   

Per Person

Land & Sea

$450

Single Supplement

$260

Land & Sea prices are based on weekday (Sun - Thurs) via economy class on Turbo-Jet, day sailing and weekday travel. For weekend hotel stay (Fri and Sat), super class, weekend travel or night sailing, rates are higher.

Shekou/Guangzhou Tour                                          $205

Located in the southern part of Nantau Peninsula, Shekou is an important part of Shenzhen, the first Special Economic Zone of China. Shekou has become one of the city's major scenic spots for tourists. Enjoy the unusual experience of visiting a local kindergarten. (Or, if it is a weekend or holiday. the Legend of Nuwa, one of the First Chinese Gods with a lower body of dragon.)

 Visit one of the free markets in Shekou to experience the power of bargaining in food markets. Visit the Mineral Museum to appreciate some hand-craft products and get more knowledge about geologic mineral. In the museum, you can see the world-famous terra-cotta warriors, on loan from the famous excavation site in Xian. Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong province and the largest city in Southern China with a population of over 10 million. Its beautiful gardens, long history of culture, numerous historic relics and unique 'Guangzhou-style' cuisine have contributed to its status as one of the most famous tourist centers of China. Here, visit Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s Memorial Hall; built in 1931 with funds donated by patriotic overseas Chinese and local people, this beautiful memorial theatre is used for rallies and cultural performances. Then see the Temple of The Six Banyan Trees, a Buddhist temple that owes its name to the banyan trees that once flourished in its courtyards during the 12 century.

Experience the Chen Clan Academy, an ancient complex that served as the hall for ancestor worship. It is now listed as an important historical site under state protection. Visit the Jade Shroud with Silk Thread to see the Western Han Tomb of the Nanyue King. The tomb master was wearing a garment made of jade pieces, which was the earliest one discovered in China so far.

 

Macau Day Tour with lunch              Weekday: $125            Weekend: $130

The name “Macau” is derived from the name of a Chinese goddess, popular with seafarers and fishermen, known as A-Ma or Ling Ma. Macau has been a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China since December 20, 1999 and will maintain its social and economical characteristics in accordance to the principle of “One country, two systems.” Begin the tour with a visit to the Statue of Kum Iam, dedicated to Kum Iam, the Goddess of Mercy. It is 20 meters tall and made of bronze. Then visit Macau Tower, designed by the New Zealand architect, Gordon Moller. It is 338 meters high and ranked the 11th highest in the world. Stop by A-Ma Temple, one of the three oldest and most famous temples in Macau. Built in 1488, the temple is dedicated to the Goddess of seafarers and fishermen, Matsu. The temple is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Macau. Next see St. Paul’s Ruins, where all that remains of the greatest of Macau’s churches are its magnificent stone façade and grand staircase. The church was built in 1602, made of taipa and wood, and was brilliantly decorated and furnished. Walk through Senado Square, from St. Paul’s to the city center, enclosed by the historical buildings of the St. Dominic’s Church, Holy House of Mercy and the General Post Office. The square is a pedestrian zone and UNESCO World Heritage site. Macau has become known worldwide as East Las Vegas, so the tour ends with a short visit in one of the famous casinos to try your luck. Clothing factory outlets for shopping if time permits.

 

Tsing Ma Lantau Monastery Tour with vegetable lunch    $115

A delightful experience and the best way to explore Lantau. Through the fast and scenic drive over the Tsing Ma Bridge, you’ll arrive on this unspoiled island. Lantau. with its natural beaches, simplistic fishing village, peaceful monastery, neighbored by the world’s largest Buddha, is an ideal destination. The tour includes a visit to Tai-O Fishing Village and Po Lin Monastery, with a Chinese vegetarian lunch. The tour ends with a spectacular ride aboard the Skyrail cable car, offering stunning views going down to Tung Chung. (Should the Skyrail be cancelled due to inclement weather or other safety reasons, alternative transportation will be arranged.)

 

Pre-dinner Harbour Cruise                          $55

Sundown is always associated with a few drinks before dinner, so spend the evening enjoying unlimited free drinks form the open bar on board this authentic Chinese sightseeing junk as she sails within the harbor. Places of interest like Causeway Bay, North Point, Lei Yue Mun Village are all brilliantly lit to make the evening special. Sailing along the Kowloon Promenade shows you the typical Hong Kong at night. Drink list includes: Whisky, Gin, Beer, House Red/White Wine, Soft Drinks, Coffee, Tea & Mineral Water

 

Afternoon Western Shoreline & Tsing Ma Bridge Cruise            $40

This is a popular cruise for those who love the vibrancy and the ambitious town planning of Hong Kong. High-rises showcasing Hong Kong's architectural phenomena include Bank of China, Exchange Square, Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, Lippo Tower and Central Plaza and Two International Finance Centres along the waterfront. There are other new and remarkable infrastructural landmarks, like Kowloon Wharf and its developments, Kowloon Expressway, and the nearby Stone-cutter's Island,which for many decades served as a British Royal Navy Base until June 1997; but having been re-built is now a Chinese PLA Navy base.

Further on, you will see the spectacular Tsing Ma Bridge linking the new Hong Kong Airport, and it is presently the longest suspension bridge capable of carrying both vehicles and trains in the world. More interesting scenery along this western shoreline of Hong Kong are the skyscrapers built on the hillside, traditional shipyards, the high-skill Tuen Mun Highway, and the world's largest Container Terminal, all vividly contrasting, but in great harmony. This tour includes one beer or two soft drinks/tea/coffee and refreshment.

 

Aberdeen & Harbour Night Cruise                                      $55

A Symphony of Lights has been awarded the world's "Largest Permanent Light and Sound Show" by Guinness World Records. This nightly spectacle combines interactive lights of 33 key buildings on both Hong Kong Island and Kowloon with musical effects to showcase the vibrancy and glamorous night vista of Victoria Harbour.

Board the authentic Chinese sightseeing cruise boat as she sails around the Victoria Harbour, one of the world's most impressive natural harbors. At night time, the spectacular Hong Kong's skyline on both sides of the harbor will fire your imagination as the dazzling neon cityscape emerges. The Symphony of Lights show brightens up the skyline with a spectacular display of laser beams bouncing off skyscrapers from both sides of the harbor every night from 8:00-8:20 pm. The synchronized 20-minute display to music and commentary depicts the growth of Hong Kong from a sleepy fishing village to the dynamic world city it is today. Enjoy an uninterrupted view of the dazzling show with unlimited drinks on board for an unforgettable Hong Kong by Night.

 

Splendid Night of Delights                                                   $100

Watch Hong Kong take on the role of a glamorous enchantress with its magical evening transformation. Enjoy an evening that is saturated with excitement and charm. The Golden Mile, Temple Street night market, a traditional Chinese dinner and the spectacular harbor view will fill your night with delightful memories. Drive down Nathan Road, also known as the Golden Mile – a major business thoroughfare, brimming with vitality 24 hours a day, marked by Hong Kong’s signature neon signs along the way. Temple Street Night Market with its street vendors, cooked food stalls, fortune tellers and street performers provide a unique nocturnal experience, popular with both locals and tourists. A sumptuous eight-course Chinese dinner will be served aboard Jumbo Floating Restaurant, renowned for its culinary fare as well as its ornate decoration and ambiance. Experience a breathtaking night harbour view with a visit to the lookout-point at the Mid-Levels. Capture the magic as you watch Hong Kong waltz under the scintillating city lights.

 

Sea and land Whole Day Tour                                            $135

This value-added tour offers the best of both worlds, combining a harbor cruise, a delicious dim-sum lunch and an afternoon land tour into one package. Cruise leisurely around the famous Victoria Harbour with its stunning waterfront followed by a traditional Chinese lunch. After lunch, begin your afternoon adventure with a tour to Lantau Island with enchanting beaches and quaint fishing villages crafting its shores and ancient monasteries and temples nestled among its lush mountains. Lantau is truly an adventurous island close to the metropolis. Embark on an adventurous ride on the Skyrail to Lantau and enjoy delightful panoramas along the way. (Should the Skyrail be cancelled due to inclement weather or other safety reasons, alternative transportation will be arranged.) Upon arrival, pay tribute to the giant bronze Buddha at Po Lin Monastery before exploring the ancient Tai O Fishing village with its traditional stilt houses. Finish your adventure with a ferry ride from Lantau back to Central before navigating your way back to hotel. Please note that transfers between the pier and hotel are not included.

 

Highlight of the Night                                     $115

Here is a unique way to experience the magic of Hong Kong while taking in the city's bustling nightlife unlike any other place on earth. The tour first takes you to the world-famous Temple Street Night market, a great place for bargain hunting and mingling with the locals. After an hour visit, you'll hop on an open-top bus that takes you on a spectacular drive through neon-lit streets, where you will see the towering skyscrapers glittering against the night sky, followed by a leisurely sunset cruise on Victoria Harbour with a gourmet dinner on board. At the Temple Street Market, hundreds of little stalls line this busy street. Carts bulge with goods from casual clothing to mobile phones and watches. If you're lucky, you'll encounter impromptu Chinese street opera performers and fortune-tellers. The open-top bus ride will take you on a spectacular drive along the vibrant Nathan Road Golden Mile, where you’ll feel as if you're gliding under a galaxy of neon lights. During the Harbour Cruise Bauhinia, savor a sumptuous buffet dinner while a live band plays aboard the restaurant cruise liner. Dance the night away, or relax and enjoy a view of the glittering city and the magnificent harbor. A Symphony of Lights has been awarded the world's "Largest Permanent Light Show" by Guinness World Records. While enjoying a buffet on the cruise, you can see this magnificent show over the Victoria Harbour. The show combines interactive lights of 44 key buildings on both Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.

 

SKY – Syline Tour                                                     $75

The magic of a Hong Kong evening comes alive with a spectacular view high above the city on the 100th floor of the International Commerce Centre, the tallest building in town, sky100, the highest indoor observation deck in Hong Kong, offers visitors a magical bird's-eye sweep of this world-famous sight with an unbeatable 360-degree panoramic view. Begin at the Temple Street Night Market, a great place for bargain hunting and mingling with the locals. You'll then hop on an open-top bus that will take you on a spectacular drive to enjoy a fabulous view of the Hong Kong Island skyline. The bus will then pass through neon-lit streets where you will see the towering skyscrapers glittering with decorations against the night sky. You will drive along the vibrant Nathan Road Golden Mile and feel as if you are gliding under a galaxy of neon lights! Tour ends at sky100, where you can experience the magic of Hong Kong while taking in the city's bustling nightlife unlike any other place on earth.

 

City & Harbour By Night                                           $115

You are picked up from your hotel and driven up to the Peak for a delicious set Western dinner at a local restaurant. The tour continues to the Temple Street Night Market, a great place for bargain hunting and mingling with the locals. Later you will board a sightseeing junk for a leisurely cruise through the harbor, while enjoying unlimited free drinks on board.

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