Shop 113, 1/F Regal Kowloon Hotel, 71 Mody Road, Tsimshatsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel:  (852) 27221216     Fax: (852) 2369 5687,  2369 5693    Email:  atlhkg@hkstar.com

 

 

RE:      ICC ’99, INT’L COMPUTER CONGRESS      (DEC 13–17, 1999)     HONG KONG

 

 

 

LOCAL TOURS

 

HONG KONG ISLAND TOUR                      Daily    08:15 – 13:00 hours

This tour provides you a very good orientation about Hong Kong and will circle the beautiful Island with stops at Repulse Bay Beach, Aberdeen Fishing Village.  Visit an exquisite jewellery factory where the world’s famous jewelry-setting art carried out.  A panoramic bus ride brings you up to the Victoria Peak where the harbour and the city sprawl in front of you.  Return via Stanley Market where you can stroll through this seaside village bazaar.

 

Tour Price:      HK$180 per person     (* require minimum of 5 persons to operate)

 

 

BACK STREETS OF KOWLOON TOUR                Daily    08:30 – 13:00 hours               

Visit the unique "Bird Garden" where bird lovers gather for the sole purpose of their favorite pastime.  Then visit the "Jade Market", an open-air market where tradesmen buy and sell rare stones and finished ornaments by putting their hands under a towel to bargain with finger codes.  Last, visit the Wong Tai Sin Temple and pay your homage to this believed-to-be "God of Immigrants" and have your fortune told.

 

Tour Price:      HK$180 per person     (* require minimum of 5 persons to operate)

 

 

MORNING HARBOUR & NOON DAY GUN FIRING CRUISE       Daily    10:15 - 12:15 hours

An exciting harbour cruise serving percolated coffee, tea plus cookies onboard, helps to brighten up your day.  The cruise sails out to the Eastern harbour area of Hong Kong, along the waterfront of Central, Wanchai, Causeway Bay and North Point before viewing the Shau Kei Wan Typhoon Shelter – home of the fishing families & their deep sea fishing junks.  On route, you will be introduced a series of stunning skylines, harbour traffic and eye-catching waterfront attractions.  Further sailing takes you to the North-Eastern Kowloon side where you will see more scenic contrasts including Lei Yue Mun Village waterfront.  Last but not the least, you will move on to Causeway Bay waterfront known as East Point in the olden days to witness the firing of the legendary Jardine Noonday Gun which is a tradition dating back to the early days of Hong Kong.

Inclusive:  Coffee/tea and cookies

*  Cruise starts from Kowloon Public Pier and Queen’s Pier

 

Tour Price:      HK$180 per person

            (join-in basis; require minimum of 50 persons for exclusive operation)

 

 

LAND BETWEEN TOUR WITH CHINESE LUNCH                        Daily    08:30 - 14:30 hours

Depart by air-conditioned coach through Kowloon to one of Hong Kong's most impressive monasteries, Chuk Lam Shim Yuen (literally, "Bamboo Forest Monastery"), which houses three of the largest "Precious Buddha" statues in Hong Kong.  Then it's out into the countryside past banana plantations, and up Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong's tallest mountain, for a panoramic view of Hong Kong Island and Tsuen Wan industrial town to the south, and "the land between" ahead to the north.  Continue through the rural countryside passing Shek Kong and Lam Chuen Valley.  Stop at the traditional rural market at Luen Wo.  Browse among colourful stalls piled high with dried fish, herbs and vegetables, fresh fruit and flowers - a pungent combination!  Next, it's a trip on to Sam Mun Tsai fishin village to see how local fisherfolk breed fish in submerged cages.  Finally, you'll return to the city via the new industrial town of Tai Po.

 

Tour Price:      HK$350 per person

            (join-in basis; require minimum of 15 persons for exclusive operation)

 

LANTAU ISLAND TOUR WITH VEGETARIAN LUNCH                Daily    08:00 - 16:30 hours

Twice the size of Hong Kong Island, Lantau is the largest among the 236 islands of Hong Kong, but handle with a tiny population of about 30,000.  The natural environment such as the long and beautiful beaches, dark green mountain together with the old fashioned villages and the solemn Po Lin Monastery are the conspicuous features on the island.  Right next to the monastery is the world's largest bronze Buddha statue.

 

Tour Price:      HK$470 per person

            (join-in basis; require minimum of 15 persons for exclusive operation)

 

 

SHENZHEN – CHINA FOLK CULTURE VILLAGES TOUR          Daily    07:00 - 20:00 hours

Across the border from Hong Kong is the largest and most successful of China's Special Economic zones, set up in 1979 to experiment with capitalism and to speed up the absorption of foreign funds within the Zone's 2000 square kilometers.  The tour includes visit to the "China Folk Culture Villages" - its various architecture of China's 21 national minorities, an assemblage of the diversified forms of ethnic folk art in China, a kindergarten (except school holidays) or an open market, lunch is served in a local restaurant.

*  Passport & China visa required

 

Tour Price:      HK$590 per person

(join-in basis; require minimum of 30 persons for exclusive operation)

 

 

FULL DAY SHEKOU & GUANGZHOU TOUR       Daily    06:40 - 20:00 hours

Depart for Shenzhen border by coach via highways of Kowloon and New Territories, after customs formalities, transfer to Shekou via Shenzhen downtown to visit a kindergarten (except Sunday and Public Holiday); Free Market; and the Terra-cotta Warriors & Horses Exhibition Centre, which is part of the Xian excavation of Qin Dynasty. Transfer to Guangzhou by coach through the new highway.  Upon arrival to Guangzhou, lunch will serve at a local Chinese restaurant, after lunch sightseeing included to visit: Guangzhou Zoo; Dr Sun Yat-Sen’s Memorial Hall & Temple of Six Banyan Trees.  Return to Hong Kong by coach through Huangguang Border at Shenzhen.

Notes:  Itinerary may be changed and subject to actual traffic condition.

*  Passport & China visa required

 

Tour Price:      HK$880 per person

(join-in basis; require minimum of 30 persons for exclusive operation)