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MARTIAL ARTS EXPERIENCE
INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE
Martial Arts is highly beneficial not only in conditioning the body, mind, and soul, but it is also very useful in self-defense. Others engage in training because of their passion for the culture and history behind it. Indeed, martial arts is one of the oldest forms of fighting and it has survived until today. There
are many different types of martial arts, including Taekwondo, Karate, Jiu Jitsu, Tai Chi, Taekkyeon, Kalaripayattu, Muay Thai and more. Travel to destinations where martial arts originated and are still practiced for a number of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation’s intangible cultural heritage.
Any Bruce Lee fan will have a sense of the profound ties between Hong Kong and traditional Chinese martial arts. This tour gives a chance to study the basic forms of Wing Chun, a set of techniques taken and adapted by the Kung Fu legend and international movie star. If you’re a fan of Kung Fu, dying to imitate the legend himself or simply curious about a martial art that has taken the world by storm, this is the treat for you!
4 nights’ stay in Hong Kong at 4 star hotel,
A one-hour Wing Chun class by Master Sam Lau or his successor at the school of Yip Man Martial Arts Association, dim sum lunch,
Walk along the Garden of Stars in Tsim Shan Tsui East,
Tour of the Bruce Lee: Kung Fu Art Life exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum,
Hong Kong city tour
Return airport transfers.
Arrive Hong Kong
On arrival at Hong Kong Airport, please proceed through immigration, collect your luggage and pass through Customs. You will be met in Arrivals Hall B by a representative holding a sign with your name on it. You will then be assisted to your private vehicle for transfer to your hotel.
FULL DAY WING CHUNG EXPERIENCE TOUR WITH LUNCH (PRIVATE TOUR)
Duration: Approximately 8 hours
Any Bruce Lee fan will have a sense of the profound ties between Hong Kong and traditional Chinese martial arts. This tour gives you the chance to study the basic forms of wing chun, a set of techniques taken and adapted by the kung fu legend and international movie star. The lesson at the school of Yip Man Martial Arts Association is run by Master Sam Lau, a first generation student of Grandmaster Yip Man – Bruce Lee’s own mentor.
After your master class you will visit the Bruce Lee: Kung Fu‧Art‧Life exhibition at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, see the Bruce Lee statue at Garden of Stars in Tsim Shan Tsui East and dine on dim sum.
If you’re a fan of kung fu, dying to imitate the legend himself or simply curious about a martial art that has taken the world by storm, this is the treat for you!
HALF DAY HONG KONG ISLAND TOUR (JOIN IN COACH TOUR)
Duration: Approximately 5 hours
Daily Morning Departure
Hotel pick-up: Approx.: 8:10am-9:30am (Actual time will be given at the time of reservation)
Hong Kong was once a simple fishing village. Today, it is one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities where East truly meets West. See all the highlights of Hong Kong Island on this orientation tour. It is a fantastic way to get to know the city and its famous landmarks and history.
Start with a ride on the World’s steepest funicular railway, the Peak Tram! Pulled by steel cables, the tram climbs 373 metres (about 1,200 feet) and is so steep that the buildings you pass look like they’re leaning. Looking down from Victoria Peak, you’ll be amazed by the spectacular view of the surrounding city skyline, the world-famous Victoria Harbour and Kowloon, towering skyscrapers and peaceful green hillsides.
From Victoria Peak head onwards to the southside of the Island, continue your tour with a visit to Aberdeen, once home to hundreds of people living on fishing junks and Sampans it’s now juxtaposed against a modern high-rise community and Typhoon Shelter. Now the area is more akin to a Luxury Marina than the days of the “floating village” with only a few remaining signs of what once as surrounded by high-end yachts and houseboats. An optional 15-minute sampan ride can be arranged into the typhoon shelter for a close-up view of waterborne life (at own expense).
You will then move on to visit a well-known jewellery factory workshop in Aberdeen to learn about the process of the local jewellery creation and crafting.
Heading on from Aberdeen you will pass through picturesque Repulse Bay on your way to Stanley, a popular market town on the sunny south side of Hong Kong Island. Spend the remainder of your tour exploring Stanley’s relaxed ambience and markets where bargain buys have made it world famous.
Breakfast at hotel, spend you day at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.
Depart Hong Kong
After breakfast, check out form hotel and transfer to airport for your return flight.
Optional tours, excursions and activities.
All other services not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’
*Prices mentioned is starting from, per person based on 2 persons travelling together and sharing twin/double room, subject to seasonal surcharges and availability.
Hong Kong Museum will close on Tuesdays (except public holidays) and the first two days of the Chinese New Year.
Join-in Wing Chun’ Kung Fu Experience Tour operates on Monday, Thursday and Friday with a minimum 8pax per tour (subject to the time of booking)
ITL World reserve the right to amend the prices in case of currency fluctuations, changes in rates of exchange, and/or fuel costs, special or high season charges and hike in the airline/hotel/rail/land transportation charges before the date of departure.
For convenience of passengers and / or feasibility of operations, ITL World or their service providers may sometimes amend the itinerary.
International hotel check in time is between 2pm and 3pm and check out time is between 11am and 12pm. (Exceptions apply). Early check in and or late check-out is subject to availability of rooms and may be chargeable.
It is the responsibility of the passengers to ensure they hold valid passport, visa, travel and medical insurance, vaccination etc., as applicable for each destination.
City/tourist tax as applicable, must be paid directly at the hotel.
To assist with visa application process, ITL World would provide copies of air tickets, travel insurance and other ground service vouchers for bookings made and fully paid for. Approval and issuance of visa is at the discretion of respective Embassies or Consulates and ITL World cannot in anyway influence this process. Certain nationals however receive visa on arrival in select countries, subject to prior online approvals