Full-Day Hong Kong Tin Hau Festival with Lunch
Celebrate as the local Chinese do on the 23rd day of the third month of the lunar calendar, with an 8-hour group tour to the Tin Hau Festival with lunch at a local Chinese restaurant. Held once a year, the festival honors the Chinese patron goddess who is said to protect seafarers, fishermen, and sailors. Experience the incredible sights and sounds of an ancient Chinese festival; see dragon dances, acrobatics, and artfully crafted floats. With your guide, stop at a popular wishing tree and a Tin Hau temple to see a display thought to bring good luck by local villagers.
Tour includes reserved seating at the festival, pickup and drop-off from local Hong Kong and Kowloon hotels, and a local Chinese lunch.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Pickup and drop-off from 100+ hotels in Kowloon area and 60+ hotels in Hong Kong Island
- English-speaking guide
- Reserved seating at the Yuen Long Stadium to watch the procession
- One bottle of water inside the stadium
- Chinese lunch in local restaurant
- Entry/Admission - Tin Hau Temple
What's excluded :
- Vegetarian option for lunch
- Gratuities for guide and driver (optional)
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree, Tai Po, Hong Kong China
Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel between 7:30 - 8:15am. Plan to arrive early for your tour, as this is a shared group experience. Begin your day with a visit to Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree, a big banyan tree that is popular with local villagers who come to burn joss sticks and make wishes under it. Then head to Yuen Long Stadium to watch the Tin Hau Festival celebrations (which end at Tin Hau Temple at Tai Shu Ha). From your reserved seating area, watch a colorful procession of dragon dances, lion dances, Chinese acrobats, floats, and performances.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Tin Hau Temple, Public Square Street, Hong Kong China
Take part in celebrating the legend of Tian Hau, daughter of a fisherman who was born in China's Fujian Province, and had visions enabling her to predict storms and even save people from drowning. Consequently, fishermen adopted her as their patron saint and Tian Hau temples can be found wherever there are fishing communities in southern China.
Visit Yuen Long, a traditional New Territories market town where fishermen sell their catches and home to one of the biggest Tin Hau celebrations. Head to Tin Hau Temple at Tai Shu Ha, to see a display of elaborate and giant far pau (floral wreaths), which villagers believe will bring good luck and protection.
Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel at approximate 5:30pm.
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Please provide your hotel name and address upon booking for pickup arrangement, bookings submitted without hotel information will be rejected
- Pickup is from your hotel lobby, or you will be informed of the nearest pickup hotel to meet with your guide, with a clear map, and pickup time.
- In the event of tour cancellation due to bad weather, such as a Typhoon Signal 8 or above, or Black Rainstorm Warning, a refund or alternative date will be provided.
- Vegetarian options are not available for lunch.
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.