The Peninsula Hong Kong wants to give its guests the opportunity to celebrate the culturally significant Dragon Boat Festival the traditional way with an exclusive tour around Tai O Fishing Village.
The Dragon Boat Festival Experience includes a visit to the historic Hau Wong Temple where the villagers welcome the deities and transfer them onto the Dragon Boat; then to Guan Yu Temple before viewing the Dragon Boat parade from a traditional stilt house, where a local expert explains the ritual. Guests will also get a chance to learn about Tai O’s famous shrimp paste, sample some of the fishing village’s street snacks, and enjoy lunch at a local Shanghainese restaurant before returning to the hotel.
The walking tour is conducted in both English and Cantonese and is priced at $480pp. Guests must be at least five years old to participate. To make a booking, contact the hotel’s Guest Relations at email@example.com.
When: departing The Peninsula at 7.30am; tour commences at Tai O at 9am
Where: Tai O Fishing Village, Lantau Island