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    Poonam at Madame Tussauds on her trip to Hong Kong and Macau

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    Meet Poonam Garg, a real estate agent, who went on a trip to Hong Kong and Macau with her business-cum-life partner Vikas. Their 8-day holiday was full of ups and downs, but that didn’t deter the duo from having a wonderful time. This romantic adventure through TravelTriangle came to them at cost (including hotels, sightseeing, and cabs) of INR 81,140.

    The duo sharing a special moment in a starry background

    Having traveled to many Asian countries before, we were looking for a holiday that would provide us with a balance of adventure and relaxation. Inspired by the IIFA awards and their exotic show in Macau, we decided on the two places of Hong Kong and Macau for our next holiday.

    Poonam and her husband having a good time in Macau

    Our trip was very well planned and organized by TravelTriangle. Our travel expert, Ankit, was efficient and prompt in managing all our details before we left for our holiday.

    Hong Kong Weather In March

    March marks the onset of the spring season and thus the weather is pleasant which makes is the best time to visit Hong Kong. The temperature lingers between 17 degrees Celsius and 21 degrees Celsius. Cool breeze along with the warmth of the sun makes it perfect for sightseeing. Moreover, the Hong Kong Flower Show is held in March that can be attended in Victoria Peak by travelers. Some warm clothes and sunscreen are essential things that must be packed for a vacation in Hong Kong in March.

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    Check Our Hong Kong Macau Itinerary Of 8 Days

    We spent an amazing week in Hong Kong and gathered loads of memories to cherish forever. We have shared our Hong Kong Macau itinerary below with a lot of pictures that we clicked during our sojourn.

    Day 1 – Meeting Macau

    Lovebirds enjoying the clear waters on the gorgeous beach in Macau

    We landed in Hong Kong at around 9 am in the morning. Upon our arrival, we were escorted to the Hong Kong Pier to take our ferry to Macau. There was slight confusion with regard to our luggage, but we didn’t let it affect our spirits. After the initial hitch, we enjoyed the hour long ferry ride.

    Enjoying the hotel in exciting Macau

    In the afternoon, we checked into our hotel, Holiday Inn Cotai Central Hotel. The hotel was nice and comfortable. We spent the rest of our day resting and reviving our energies for the next day.

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    Day 2 – Madness In Macau

    Enjoying the view of the beautiful Macau on a clear day

    The day began with a slight low, as we got delayed waiting in the wrong lobby of the hotel for our tour. However, the city of Macau more than made up for it.

    Observing the lovely sights in Hong Kong

    The first thing in our Hong Kong 8 days itinerary was a full-day city tour in Macau. During the city tour, we visited various highlights of the city such as the casinos and the Macau Tower.

    Standing tall at the taller than life Macau Tower

    The view from the latter was spectacular. The forty minutes spent there, were too little to do all the interesting activities, though.

    Posing in front of the gorgeously lit up Macau

    Macau was incredibly enjoyable and wonderful.

    Stunning evenings spent exploring in Macau

    The evening ended spending time in the in-house casinos.

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    Day 3 – Hello Hong Kong!

    Pool Side view in the gorgeous hotel in Hong Kong

    We left for Hong Kong in the morning. Our hotel was not up to the level we expected. It was a little less equipped when compared to our place of stay in Macau. Immigration formalities, and traveling to the hotel took a very long time. There was some miscommunication with the driver also.

    Having fun on the streets of Macau

    The rest of the day was spent recovering from our journey and exploring the city by ourselves. The city of Hong Kong looked absolutely stunning in the evening, when it was lit up.

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    Day 4 – Ocean Park’s Adventures

    Enjoying our visit to Hong Kong by taking pictures with new friends

    How can an itinerary for Hong Kong Macau be complete without including Ocean Park in it? So, we decided to include it in our tour and thus the entire day was spent at Ocean Park. It was filled with amusement rides and is Southeast Asia’s largest water park.

    Befriending pandas and funny selfies in Hong Kong Ocean Park

    It was also a marine mammal park, where we got to see the various types of animals.

    Entry Timings: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM (Weekdays), 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Weekends)
    Entry Fees: HK$480 for Adults, and HK$240 for children

    Suggested Read: Victoria Peak In Hong Kong: A Guide To The Epitome Of The Country’s Beauty!

    Day 5 – Feeling The Disney Magic

    Feeling the magic of Disneyland in Hong Kong

    While planning our trip, we were wondering what to do in Hong Kong in 8 days and so included Disneyland. We had a full day tour around the Disneyland, in Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island.

    Reliving childhood in Disneyland, Hong Kong

    We got to enjoy the various Disney-themed rides, which was a nice experience for all of us. If traveling with kids, this place is a must visit!

    Feeling like children again at Disneyland Hong Kong

    It definitely reminded of us our childhood, reviving happy memories.

    Posing with a Mickey Mouse Statue

    It’s an enjoyable visit for both adults and children.

    Entry Timings: 10:30 AM – 8:00 PM
    Entry Fees: HK$619 for adults and HK$458 for children

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    Day 6 – Fun Galore In Hong Kong

    Enjoying the stunning view of the city of Hong Kong from the top

    After a breakfast at the hotel, we headed to another half city tour. We visited the Souvenir Shop, Avenue Star, and Victoria Peak.The highlight of the day was Victoria Peak. We could view the entire city in one go and the experience was just serene and stunning.

    Fooling around in Madame Tussauds Hong Kong

    The visit to Madame Tussauds was very enjoyable as well.

    Timings For Madame Tussauds: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
    Entry Tickets: HK$140 (US$18) for adults and HK$70 for children

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    Day 7 – Befriending The Buddha

    Meet and Greet with the various Monks in Hong Kong

    The last day of the holiday was probably one of the best of our entire trip.

    Soaking in the culture on the last day in Hong Kong

    We visited the Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery. Located in Sha Tin, its scenic beauty and atmosphere will make anyone fall in love.

    Picture perfect with the monks in Hong Kong

    Meeting various monks from the monastry was an interesting experience as well.

    Enjoying our last visit to the Monastry in Hong Kong

    There is no doubt that this was the best itinerary for Hong Kong and Macau, and the experience was unique and definitely worth the entire effort.

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    Posing in the gleaming evening in Macau

    Overall, even though we had our ups and downs through the trip, it was memorable for the both of us.

    Sharing a special moment with our new friends on a gleaming evening in HK

    We got to meet new people through the trip and make friendships we will cherish. The next destination that we want to travel to is Europe, and we are sure our adventures will only get better.

    Enjoying a moment with the golden monk in Hong Kong

    Wow Moment: Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery

    Low Moment: The hotel in Hong Kong

    Tips for future travelers: Go through the itinerary in detail and change the sightseeing according to your needs

    Further Read: Top 10 Hong Kong Museums That Should Be On The List Of All History Buffs & Art Lovers

    Feel like going on your own magical adventure? Has Poonam’s trip to Hong Kong and Macau tempted you to plan your own vacation? Then, wait no more and plan your own getaway to Hong Kong and Macau now! Feel the magic here and capture your own pictures that you can cherish for your life.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Trip To Hong Kong And Macau

    How many days should I spend in Hong Kong?

    If you want to explore Hong Kong then spend at least 3 days there and 2 more days in Macau.

    What can you do in Hong Kong alone?

    If you are traveling alone then you can opt for hiking on Hong Kong trails.

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