Asian Explorer: Hong Kong, Thailand & Bali Vacation
Over the years Hong Kong has retained its status of a 'must-see' destination, with its stunning harbor views, fabulous shopping and as a unique melting pot where the East really meets the West - still a great place to if you have been before and of course for the first-time visitor.
And while you are in Asia, check out that other fascinating destination in the Orient - Thailand. Visit a floating market crowded with women in open boats hawking fresh produce, marvel at the Emerald Buddha and soothe those aching muscles with an authentic Thai massage in a public temple.
Finally, come and spend a few days with the ‘gods’ in their very own island of Bali! This romantic tropical island has drawn visitors from around the world not only for its natural beauty, but also for its gentle people with their rich heritage of arts and crafts. Enjoy your own piece of paradise for a few days before heading home.
Your Hong Kong, Thailand & Bali independent vacation includes all this:
Round-trip air, including applicable fuel surcharges and airport taxes/fees, from San Francisco or Los Angeles (other departure cities also available, e.g. Chicago, NY +$200 etc.)
2 nights' accommodations in Hong Kong at the hotel of your choice
2 nights' accommodations in Bangkok at the hotel of your choice
3 nights' accommodations in Bali at the hotel of your choice
Daily Breakfast Buffet
Sightseeing tours in Hong Kong, Bangkok and Bali
All hotel service charges and applicable hotel taxes
Round-trip airport - hotel transfers in Asia
Applicable airline fuel surcharges
What's Not Included: All personal expenses, meals (other than breakfast), other services and travel insurance.
A selection of hotels included on this trip:
You may upgrade these hotels to any other hotel of your choice; contact us for rates.
Hong Kong's harbor - traditional, yet very modern - like so much else in this city!
Mouth watering food is yet another reason to visit Asia!
Religion and spirituality play a major role in the lives of Thai people
Day 1 & 2 Fly from your home city to San Francisco or Los Angeles, where you board your Cathay Pacific flight to Hong Kong. Fly on Boeing 747-400 aircraft; enjoy a choice of in-flight cuisine and complimentary drinks as well as fabulous in-flight entertainment with your personal video screen.
Day 3 Upon your arrival in Hong Kong you will be transferred to your hotel where you can freshen up before you begin exploring this fascinating city. Enjoy a half-day tour of Hong Kong this afternoon. Visit Repulse Bay, watch the sampans and floating restaurants in Aberdeen and take in a spectacular panorama of the skyline from Victoria Peak.
Day 4 You are free to enjoy Hong Kong on your own today. Enjoy one of the most impressive urban skylines in the world as you cruise on one of the many harbor ferries (cost = about $0.60)! Or venture further afield to one of the outlying islands, where the lifestyle is distinctly rural and a complete contrast to the hustle and bustle of the city. And if you must give in to temptation, there is the fabulous shopping of course for which Hong Kong is justly famous!
Day 5 Depart Hong Kong this afternoon for Bangkok; after clearing immigration and customs, you will be met transferred to your downtown hotel. The evening is free for you to explore Bangkok and perhaps try out some authentic Thai cuisine. There are several restaurants that offer dinner with a traditional Thai cultural performance, or alternatively, you might like to try out one of the many excellent seafood restaurants in the city.
Day 6 This morning, a half-day tour of the Grand Palace and the famous Emerald Buddha has been booked for you - marvel at the splendor of an ancient Siamese court with numerous grand halls used for different Royal occasions. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore Bangkok on our own, take an optional tour or simply hunt down silks, gemstones and other bargains that are available.
Day 7 Swap the bustle of one of Asia’s largest cities today for a landscape of green rice fields, fringed by golden beaches and palm trees! You will be transferred from your hotel in Bangkok to the airport for your flight to Bali. Once you arrive in Denpasar, the airport of Bali, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free for you to relax and enjoy the magic atmosphere of the aptly named ‘Island of the Gods’.
Day 8 Your driver will pick you up at the hotel this morning for a private tour of the island by car. A full day's sightseeing in Bali is included You visit Ubud - a village in the highlands famous for its artists, as well as the neighboring villages of Celuk and Mas, famous for their sculptors and goldsmiths. Next you visit Tampaksiring - a source of spring water and holy site for the Balinese, before reaching the temple of Kintamani. Another stop is made at the temple complex in Bangli, before returning to your hotel.
Day 9 You have a free day in Bali to enjoy this lovely island – simply relax on the beach or by the pool to work on your tan or explore other parts of the island on an optional tour. Sharpen your bargaining skills as you shop for some fascinating crafts and fashions or simply let your taste buds run riot as you explore the delicious cuisine of the region.
Day 10 Late this morning you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight back home. After a change of aircraft in Hong Kong, fly to your home city via Los Angeles or San Francisco, arriving on the same day.
10 Days - including international air, all touring, accommodations & breakfast. From $1,989 only
9/01 - 11/30/18
12/01 - 12/31/18
1/01 - 3/31/19
4/01 - 5/31/19
Weekend (Fr-Su) flights
The Silver category includes hotels carefully selected for their excellent value (all rooms have private facilities). Gold category hotels are better located, offer more spacious rooms with better amenities and a higher standard of service.
All prices are per person and based on twin-share accommodation.
Would you like to extend your stay in Bali/Indonesia or swap Hong Kong with Beijing, perhaps? Let us tailor a vacation package to suit your requirements.