1. Great Wall of China

Walk into history as you take your first step onto the Great Wall of China. This ancient wonder, stretching for thousands of kilometres from the Yellow Sea to the Gobi Desert, is a historical marvel offering magnificent views of the surrounding area.

view of the great wall of china at sunset

2. A Symphony of Lights

A spectacular nightly multimedia show involving more than 40 buildings on both sides of the harbour. Witness coloured lights, laser beams and searchlights perform in an unforgettable all round spectacle synchronised to music and narration that celebrates the energy and diversity of Hong Kong.

 Symphony of lights show that occurs in Hong Kong's harbor

3. Hong Kong Disneyland

Enter a magical kingdom and explore seven fun filled lands – Adventureland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, Toy Story Land, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland and Main Street, U.S.A. Meet your favourite characters and experience Disney Parks’ first Marvel-themed ride, the ‘Iron Man Experience’. 

4. The Peak

Ride the Peak Tram to the highest point on Hong Kong Island for a uniquely spectacular perspective of the city. It’s the quickest and most scenic way to arrive at The Peak. 

5. Tian Tan Buddha & Po Lin Monastery

Climb the 268 steps to the Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha. Located on Lantau Island, the bronze statue is 34 metres high and cost HK$60m. Opposite, you’ll find Po Lin Monastery, one of Hong Kong’s most important Buddhist sanctums. 

Large Budha statue in Hong Kong

6. Street Markets 

Hong Kong and China are famous for their vibrant street markets. For inexpensive clothing and accessories, head to Hong Kong Ladies’ Market on Tung Choi Street or the Temple Street Night Market. In Shanghai, you’ll find beautiful silk fabric at the South Bund Fabric Market. Or try local delicacies at Wangfujing Food Street in Beijing. 

Hong Kong Street markets

7. The Ruins of St Paul’s, Macau

The most treasured icon in Macau, the towering facade and the grand stone stairway are all that remain of this early 17th century church. The site forms part of the ‘Historic Centre of Macau’ which is UNESCO World Heritage listed. 

8. Yangtze River

Take a cruise on the mighty Yangtze, the longest river in Asia and third longest in the world. Admire the dramatic landscapes, sheer cliff faces and stunning scenery as you cruise through meandering gorges. Marvel at the scale of the Three Gorges Dam Project which significantly increased the water levels within the area. 

view of the Hong Kong harbor

9. Forbidden City, Beijing

Delve into Beijing’s imperial past as you explore the incredible Forbidden City, showcasing China’s largest and best preserved ancient buildings. 

10. Army of Terracotta Warriors

Xian is home to the Army of Terracotta Warriors. Considered one of the most important archaeological finds of the last century, the lifesized statues were unearthed in 1974. Take time to spot the differences between each of the 8,000 intricately-carved unique statues.