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Experience Dragon Boat Festival with The Peninsula Hong Kong

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 grphk@peninsula.com.

When: departing The Peninsula at 7.30am; tour commences at Tai O at 9am
Where: Tai O Fishing Village, Lantau Island
Cost: $480pp

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