8 days in Hong Kong & Macau Itinerary

8 days in Hong Kong & Macau Itinerary

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8 days in Hong Kong & Macau Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Hong Kong
— 4 nights
helicopter:  15​min
2
Macau
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: George Town, Penang Island

4
nights
Hong Kong

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Do your shopping at Tsim Sha Tsui and Times Square. Get some historical perspective at Stanley, Hong Kong and Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery (Man Fat Sze). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Sai Kung, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wong Tai Sin Temple (Sik Sik Yuen Temple), make a trip to Lan Kwai Fong, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kowloon Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hong Kong trip planner .

George Town, Malaysia to Hong Kong is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Hong Kong is 1 hour. Expect much colder weather when traveling from George Town in January: highs in Hong Kong hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can do a combination of to Macau.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Sai Kung ©
Sai Kung
Tsim Sha Tsui ©
Tsim Sha Tsui

3
nights
Macau

Macau ©
Vacation in Macau to discover one of the world's richest cities organized as an autonomous region of China that, until 1999, was administered by Portugal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hac Sa (Black Sand) Beach and City of Dreams. Saint Dominic's Church 玫瑰聖母堂 Igreja de São Domingos and Guia Fortress will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: try your luck at Grand Lisboa Casino, stop by The Grand Canal Shoppes, kick back and relax at Bamboo Bay Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at A-Ma Temple (Ma Kok Miu).

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Macau trip itinerary planner.

Macau is just a short distance from Hong Kong. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Macau

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
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City of Dreams ©
City of Dreams
Guia Fortress ©
Guia Fortress
Casino at Venetian Macao ©
Casino at Venetian Macao

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