Hong Kong Sevens
Be there and experience the party atmosphere at the Hong Kong Sevens 2019. Whilst in Hong Kong, you may wish to visit the ancient Man Mo Temple, admire the panoramic views of the island from Victoria Peak, sample the tasty treats on offer at a Tea House, or absorb the vibrant atmosphere at the Temple Street Night Market. As usual, the rugby will last for three days, following which, you can journey to the mainland to discover The Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Warriors with your own private English speaking guide!
We will be delighted to tailor a personalised itinerary to suit your interests and dates.
Day 1 United Kingdom to Hong Kong
Arrive at your chosen UK airport and depart for your overnight flight to Hong Kong
On arrival you will be met and take a private transfer to your hotel.
Day 3 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens (afternoon start)
Day 4 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens
Day 5 Hong Kong Rugby Sevens
Day 6 Depart Hong Kong
Day at leisure until your private transfer to the airport for your flight to your regional airport in the UK.
Optional extension and visit The Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Warriors
Day 7 Fly to Beijing (BL)
Private travel to the airport for your flight to Beijing. On arrival you will be met and take a private transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon tkaea private tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City
Day 8 The Great Wall (BLD)
Today visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu, a post along the wall offering breathtaking views in a less crowded atmosphere. Mutianyu was built in the mid-6th century and its rich history can be observed in its unique construction. In the evening enjoy a sumptuous Peking Duck Dinner, a traditional delicacy and a culinary must.
Day 9 Terracotta Warriors (BLD)
Today your guide will take you to visit the Terracotta Warriors, a stunning collection of ten thousand life size statues of the Chinese army made over two thousand years ago, yet preserved almost perfectly. This will be followed by a visit to the ancient City Wall in Xian in the afternoon, which can be enjoyed through a peaceful stroll or a bike ride. It is the most complete city wall that has survived in China, it is one of the largest military defensive systems in the world. This evening you will try a dumpling dinner while enjoying the Tang Dynasty Show, a colourful performance of traditional music and dance.
Day 10 Fly to UK (B)
Private transfer to the airport for your flight back to your regional airport in the UK
Hong Kong: Mira Moon 5 ★
Just a 1.3km walk from Hong Kong Stadium and located in the Wanchai area of Hong Kong, the Mira Moon Hotel offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate weary travellers. Laundry service, dry cleaning, a 24-hour front desk, bar and an airport transfer are just a few of the facilities that set the Mira Moon Hotel apart from other hotels in the city. In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts such as desk, telephone, air conditioning, complimentary WiFI and an in room safe, to please even the most discerning guest.
Hong Kong: J Plus Hotel by YOO 5 ★
A short 1km walk from Hong Kong Stadium, this is the first hotel in Asia designed by award-winning Philippe Starck, J Plus Hotel by YOO offers free drinks 24 hours, afternoon cakes and evening wine at the lobby. The spacious air-conditioned rooms are decorated in soothing cream tones and feature a fully equipped kitchenette, a flat-screen TV and DVD player and marble bathrooms with hot-water showers. Guests can enjoy free use of a handy smartphone device (including local calls and international calls to designated countries, unlimited 3G data connectivity, WiFi hotspot and electronic travel guide & discounts), and free WiFi is available throughout the building. A daily continental breakfast is served in the lobby.
Hong Kong: Metropark Causeway Bay 4 ★
Only a 1km walk from the Hong Kong Stadium, featuring large windows and free internet in rooms, the Metropark Causeway Bay is conveniently situated a 2-minute walk from Tin Hau MTR, and offers free city shuttles and a rooftop pool with full harbour view. Just a 15-minute drive from attractions like the Times Square shopping area, Lan Kwai Fong’s nightlife spots and Tin Hau Temple. The hotel boasts scenic views of the city or harbour, air-conditioned rooms are fitted with classic light wood furnishings and cable TV. Metropark Hotel Causeway Bay has a well-equipped gym and sauna facilities. Cafe du Parc serves fusion meals in its stylish open kitchen concept setting, while Vic’s Pub offers light snacks. Guests can enjoy live performances with the drinks at the pub. Room service is available.
Beijing: Aman Summer Palace 5 ★
Located just a few steps from the East Gate of the vast Summer Palace grounds, Aman Summer Palace offers a selection of heritage-imbued dwellings, including those once used by guests awaiting an audience with the Empress. The elegant 51 rooms reflect the traditional courtyard style of the neighbouring Summer Palace. Dotted across the property, a range of restaurants serves up traditional Cantonese cuisine, western dishes and Japanese-influenced French kaiseki fare.
Xian: Sofitel Xian on Renim Square 5 ★
Located a 10-minute walk from Bell Tower & Drum Tower and Muslim Street, Sofitel Xian On Renmin Square features an indoor heated pool and luxurious spa. It offers 4 restaurants and 3 bars. Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Elegant rooms are fitted with cable TV channels and tea/coffee making facilities. Dining options include the 24-hour Mediterranean All Day Dining restaurant and a Japanese restaurant. The Muslim Restaurant specialises in Halal cuisine while Le Chinois features the best of Cantonese dishes.
- International flights from either Heathrow, Gatwick or Manchester airport with Cathay Pacific
- Airport Taxes
- Return private airport transfers
- Accommodation in Hong Kong
- Accommodation in Beijing and Xian
- Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- Domestic flights Bullet Train
- General Admission seats to the Hong Kong 2019