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1. Hospitality Visit

Tour will be arranged for session participants. Tentative itinerary and travel date are:

7 February 2010: (Sunday)
The tour begins with a cable-car ride climbing 5.7km from Tung Chung, up the mountains to the delightful Chinese village of Ngong Ping. Visit one of Hong Kong’s main attractions Big Buddha and the world’s tallest outdoor-seated bronze statue of the Buddha. Followed by a vegetarian lunch in the Ngong Ping Village, the group will split into 2 groups, either visit the Airport Meteorological Office of The Hong Kong Observatory* at the Hong Kong International Airport and shopping at Citygate Shopping Malls where over 1,000 discounted outlets are found, or visit The Hong Kong Observatory Headquarters and a Tour to the Victoria Peak, which gives a panoramic view of the city with its famous landmarks and breathtaking skyscrapers before heading back to hotels.

*Visit to the Airport Meteorological Office of The Hong Kong Observatory is on first-come-first-serve basis and priority will be given to delegates due to space limitation.

2. Spouse Tours

Ocean Park Tour

Event Time: 10:00 - 18:00 (Approx. 8 hours)

Price: HK$350.00 per person

Ocean Park Hong Kong is Asia's premier sea life and animal theme park. The Park features one of the largest aquariums (Atoll Reef) in the world and the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia. Other attractions include exhibits of sea lions, dolphins, birds, and giant Pandas. In addition to the animals, a large assortment of thrill rides will provide a fun filled day for all visitors.

Heritage Tour

Event Time: 08:45 – 13:45 (Approx. 5 hours)

Price: HK$350.00 per person

Remark: Departure on 3, 5 and 9 February 2010.

Hidden away among high-rise apartment towers and busy highways, the past lives on in the New Territories... a living museum shaped by the rise and development of the so-called five great clans of Hong Kong (the Tang, Hau, Pang, Liu and Man). Taking in historic sites around the New Territories, the Heritage Tour brings to life the customs and cultures of these clans and provides a fascinating glimpse of Hong Kong's rich heritage.

Tour stops: Tai Fu Tai & Fan Tin Village, Lo wai walled village & Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall, Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree, Man Mo Temple and Tai Po Market.

The Land Between Tour a.m. (with Lunch)

Event Time: 09:00 - 15:30 (Approx. 6.5 hours)

Price: HK$450.00 per person

The New Territories is an enormously diverse suburban area full of contrasts to the cosmopolitan city centre. "The Land Between" is the land bridging the motherland in China and the city centre of Hong Kong. It stands both as a gentle reminder of Hong Kong's past and its hope for closer relationship with the motherland.

Tour Stops: Yuen Yuen Institute, Tai Mo Shan, Fanling Walled Village, Luk Keng, Sam Mun Tsai fish farming zone and lastly enjoy a Chinese lunch at a local restaurant.

[1] Please note that all spouse tours are subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather and are subject to minimum and maximum participation.
[2] A separate notification regarding tour materialization will be sent to tour participants 2 weeks prior event date
[3] Refund of tour price will be proceeded should the group size fall below the minimum participation.
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