Pearl of the Orient

Ritz Tours offers travelers 'Hong Kong in a Week'

By: J.L. Erickson

In an introduction to the “Pearl of the Orient,” Ritz Tours is offering travelers a Hong Kong in a Week program that features roundtrip air on Cathay Pacific from Los Angeles or San Francisco and accommodations for five nights in either the Kowloon Hotel or the InterContinental Grand Stanford.

The tour also includes daily American buffet breakfast at the hotel; roundtrip airport-hotel transfers; and a half-day sightseeing tour with stops at Victoria Peak for panoramic views of Hong Kong and its harbor, Repulse Bay and Aberdeen’s Floating Community.
The itinerary provides free time so travelers can immerse themselves in the city’s culture, historical attractions, shopping and eclectic cuisine.

The Hong Kong in a Week tour priced from $1,099 plus taxes per person, double is available through the end of December.

Ritz Tours also offers a four-day, three-night tour to Beijing that can be added to the end of the Hong Kong in a Week program. Priced from $290 per person, the Beijing extension includes airfare on Cathay Pacific between Hong Kong and Beijing, accommodations at the New Otani Hotel, daily American buffet breakfast, and roundtrip airport-hotel transfers.

It also includes a full-day excursion to the Great Wall and Ming Tomb Museum (with lunch), and a full-day tour of Beijing with stops at historic Tiananmen Square, the ancient Forbidden City, the regal Summer Palace and the spiritual Temple of Heaven (with lunch).

The Beijing extension is valid for travel through the end of December.