design tours




On 24 and 25 November, three different design tours to Kowloon, Hong Kong Island and New Territories are offered to give participants a quick but in-depth look into Hong Kong’s mixed cultures, and to appreciate the beauty of Hong Kong from a different perspective.

Reservation and payments can be made through the conference registration system on first-come, first-served basis. If you have second thoughts and decide to join afterwards, you may contact the tour operator ‐ Swire Travel Ltd for arrangements.

Tel: (852) 3151 8900 Fax: (852) 2590 0099
Email: info@cumulus.hkdihongkong2016.org

Kowloon Cultural Mix Tour

Date: 24 November 2016 (Thursday)
Duration: 1400 – 2100 (7 hours)
Size of group: 10-20 persons (The tour may be cancelled if enrolment is less than 10.)
Price: HK$850.00 per person

Explore the mixed architectural style in Hong Kong by tracing its historical development from a fishing village to an entrepot and manufacturing hub, and now a commercial cosmopolitan. In this half-day trip, you will visit Tsang Tai Uk, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre and Nan Lian Garden, which embody interesting historical and Chinese cultural elements. The tour will end with dinner at a local vegetarian restaurant in Nan Lian Garden.


Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Garden

Tsang Tai Uk

Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre

Tour price inclusive of:
  • Private air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Vegetarian dinner at Nan Lian Garden restaurant
  • One bottle of water per person
  • Basic travel insurance

Hong Kong Island Cultural Mix Tour

Date: 24 November 2016 (Thursday)
Duration: 1400 – 2200 (8 hours)
Size of group: 10-20 persons ( The tour may be cancelled if enrolment is less than 10.)
Price: HK$870.00 per person

Experience the mix of Chinese and Western cultures, old and new developments and immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan nature and creativity of this city with this half-day trip on Hong Kong Island. The tour will bring you to the world’s longest escalator in Mid-levels, the first built road of Hong Kong since British colonisation Hollywood Road, then Sheung Wan and the Central SOHO area. It ends with a dinner at the renowned floating restaurant at Aberdeen.


Central Mid-levels escalator

Jamia Mosque

Hollywood Road

Man Mo Temple

PMQ

Tour price inclusive of:
  • Private air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Dinner at local restaurant
  • One bottle of water per person
  • Basic travel insurance

Award-winning MacLehose Trail Hiking Tour

Date: 25 November 2016 (Friday)
Duration: 0900 – 1500 (6 hours)
Size of group: 10-20 persons ( The tour may be cancelled if enrolment is less than 10.)
Price: HK$890.00 per person

Country parks in Hong Kong are easily accessible with short rides from the city centre, where hikers can enjoy the breathtaking view of Hong Kong’s famous skyline among the greenery and wildlife (monkeys and birds in particular). The MacLehose Trail has recently been selected by the National Geographic Society as one of the world’s best hiking trails. This 6-hour tour on 25 November (the day after the conference) led by a professional hiking leader will take you to Section 6 of the MacLehose Trail , which cuts across the Kowloon and Shing Mun reservoirs. After hiking, you will visit Lei Yue Mun fishing village, best known as a seafood paradise.
  • Pick-up at Hong Kong Design Institute and drop off at Tseung Kwan O MTR and the adjacent hotels
  • Starting Point: Tai Po Road
  • Finishing Point: Shing Mun Reservoir
  • Length: 4.6 kilometres
  • Time: 1.5 hours

Tour price inclusive of:
  • Private air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • One bottle of water per person
  • Seafood lunch at local restaurant
  • Basic travel insurance