Welcome to Hong Kong
On arrival at Hong Kong International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Hong Kong is an autonomous territory, and former British colony, in southeastern China. Its vibrant, densely populated urban centre is a major port and global financial hub with a skyscraper-studded skyline. Central (the business district) features architectural landmarks like I.M. Pei’s Bank of China Tower. Hong Kong is also a major shopping destination, famed for bespoke tailors and Temple Street Night Market.
Overnight in Hong Kong.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Experience the unique open-top bus offering Hop-on Hop-off routes to see all major sights of Kowloon Peninsula. The Big Bus Kowloon Tour on an unique open-top double-decker bus offers you the flexibility of getting on and off the bus at convenient break points to explore all the major sights in centre of Kowloon Peninsula with its digitally recorded commentary in ten different languages. Your ticket will entitle you to unlimited travel on Kowloon Tour (Blue Route) to loops in the centre of Kowloon Peninsula. These routes to cover most of the in town tourist attractions including popular hotels, shopping districts such as Ladies Market, Jade Market, Mobile Phone Mall and Tin Hau Temple in Yau Ma Tei.
Overnight in Hong Kong.
Experience the sacred, the modern, the luxurious and the traditional that are the ingredients in the potent cocktail of Hong Kong as you uncover the multitude of marvels Hong Kong has to offer and learn all about what makes this great city tick, with this Deluxe Hong Kong Island Tour. Begin your day on the spiritual side with a visit to one of Hong Kong´s oldest temples, Man Mo Temple. This interesting temple was built in 1847 and dedicated to the civil god Man Cheong and the martial god Kwan Tai. Kick the adrenalin up a notch with a ride on the world's steepest funicular railway as you head up the Victoria Peak. It climbs 373 metres and is so steep that the surrounding buildings appear to be leaning at 45 degrees! Be rewarded with spectacular views of the surrounding city skyline, Victoria Harbour and Kowloon, and towering skyscrapers in contrast with peaceful green hillsides. For a change of pace and a touch of old-world charm, head over to Aberdeen. A tiny town lost in time, it´s likely that you would have encountered another place like this old traditional fishing village anywhere else in the world. Browse the stores at Stanley market, a shoppers' paradise where you can find silk, garments, sportswear, Chinese artwork and accessories! Regain your strength as you dine like royalty with an exclusive lunch at on the largest floating restaurant, the Jumbo Kingdom.
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 4,390/- per person, prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights.
Destinations: Hong Kong City.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
If you are interested in going ahead with this booking, we would require deposits or payments as follows either in the form of cash or cheque:
Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class, Dubai / Hong Kong / Dubai.
3 nights in Hong Kong based on twin sharing basis. .
Return airport transfer in Hong Kong on private car.
City Tour in Hong Kong on seat in coach.
Visit Man Mo Temple, Victoria Harbour on seat in coach. .
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong welcomes with an iconic skyline, a legendary kitchen, and lush, protected nature where rare birds and colourful traditions thrive. Hong Kong's enchanting neighbourhoods and islands offer a sensory feast. You may find yourself swaying along on a historic double-decker tram, cheering with the hordes at the city-centre horse races, or simply gazing out at the glorious harbour. Over 70% of Hong Kong is mountains and sprawling country parks, some also home to geological and historical gems. Escape the city limits on one of the world’s smoothest transport systems and spend your day wandering in a Song-dynasty village, hiking on a deserted island or kayaking among volcanic sea arches.
Trip Planning: The planning stage of your trip can be instrumental in its success and an enjoyable part of the experience itself. You have a world of options...and plenty to consider.
Entry and Exit formalities: Visitors must hold a passport valid for at least six months & beyond at the time of entering the country. Some nationalities can obtain visa on arrival and for nationalities who requires visa please refer to China Consulate as Hong Kong belongs to the territory of China. Consulate website: https://ae.china-embassy.org
Transportation: Figuring out how to get around is one of your biggest pre-trip decisions. Get our holiday expert best advice on deciding between your options.Based on your trip itinerary, our experts will help you choose wisely. You'll also find a wealth of practical travel tips.
Money: Use your money wisely. Know the best time to use cash or card — and how to avoid unnecessary fees either way — as well as tipping etiquette.
Phones and Technology: Phones and other smart devices can be huge time-savers...or expensive distractions. Get our tips for making the best use of technology during your trip, and for calling home with or without your own phone.
Packing Light: On your trip you'll meet two kinds of travelers: those who pack light and those who wish they had.
Sleeping and Eating: Your hotel and restaurant choices can be a matter-of-face chore…or they can provide rich opportunities to connect with locals and their culture.
Health & Hygiene: Take comfort: Doctors, hospitals, launderettes, and bathrooms aren’t that different. Dealing with them can even be part of the fun of travel.
Sightseeing & Activities: Once you're on the ground, the real fun begins…but it pays to have a thoughtful plan. Our experts will help you get oriented to your surroundings, use your sightseeing hours wisely, and find your way off the beaten path.
Things to see & do:
Victoria Peak-Standing at 552m, Victoria Peak is the highest point on Hong Kong Island. The Peak is also one of the most visited spots by tourists in Hong Kong, and it’s not hard to see why. Sweeping views of the vibrant metropolitan. The tram station is located near the entrance to Hong Kong Park by the Murray building. At the top of the tram are the Peak Tower and Peak Galleria, with shops, restaurants, and an observation deck. Most of The Peak is covered by a large park with lush greenery, nature trails, and more beautiful lookouts with views over the thriving metropolis below.
Hong Kong Disneyland-Come and discover the magic of Hong Kong Disneyland which features original attractions designed specifically for Hong Kong as well as entertainment that celebrates local culture. The wonderful world filled with fun and fantasy populated with the cast and characters from Disney movies. The park is divided into seven lands: Adventureland; Fantasyland; Toy Story Land; Tomorrowland; Grizzly Gulch; Mystic Point; and Main Street, U.S.A. Performances happen throughout the day in the various lands and feature everything from parades to musicals, right through to evening fireworks over the castle. Also on offer are a wide array of adventures, ranging from Jungle cruises to a trip to Tarzan's Treehouse, as well as water-based fun at Liki Tiki. The park undertook significant renovations and upgrades in late 2019. One of the major highlights of this revitalization was the construction of the Castle of Magical Dreams. Here, your children can gaze in awe at wonders like Cinderella's Coach, Snow White's apple and Belle's rose. The new castle will also be the venue for daytime and evening musical shows and extravaganzas. The second major upgrade is the addition of the Frozen area and the installation of the brand new ride called Wandering Oaken's Sliding Sleigh, where Olaf and Sven pull your sleigh to the top of the hill and send you on your way. In addition to the ride, you'll be able to meet Elsa and wander through the kingdom of Arendelle.
Ocean Park- Ocean Park remains the most popular theme park in Hong Kong. Constant expansion, new rides and thrills, and the presence of four giant pandas and two rare red pandas ensure the park remains a huge draw for families. Be aware that in part of the park, Marine World, cetaceans are kept in captivity and performances involving dolphins and orcas are a feature, which scientific studies suggest is harmful to these animals. This one covers all the thrills you can handle in a day — a walk through old Hong Kong, roller coasters, a Grand Aquarium, and a look at rare and exotic wildlife. Ocean Park boasts a huge aquarium dome and offers a look at thousands of fish from 400 species, a Reef Tunnel, and a chance to get hands-on with sea stars and sea cucumbers. Above the sea, you can partake in a Giant Panda Adventure, featuring giant pandas, red pandas, and the endangered Chinese Giant Salamander. Also worth checking out are special programs focused on the North and South Poles. Fun rides include the Mine Train, Raging River, Hair Raiser, and the Eagle. To reach Ocean Park, take the MTR South Island Line to Ocean Park Station. Major changes are planned for Ocean Park starting in 2021, with older rides being replaced by new ones and with the park focusing more on marine conservation. Ocean Park is opening a new Mega Waterpark with 27 water features.
Noah’s Ark - Featuring a combination of art, love, education, and nature, Noah's Ark is one of the must-visit tourist places in Hong Kong if you are on vacation with your family. The major attraction of the park is the centerpiece that is the world’s first full-size simulation of Noah's Ark. The sides of the Ark are adorning with the trails of lush greens, and some parts are still expanding. This park is entirely based on Christian themes and fundamentals and was built by Thomas and Raymond.
Hong Kong Park- Located in Central Hong Kong, this beautiful park is a true oasis in the jungle of high-rises and one of the most peaceful places to visit in the city. Stretching out along a hillside, this huge, lush park contains a small forest of mature trees, water features, and a number of important attractions. One of the main highlights is the aviary. This large, outdoor area covered in netting is home to more than 80 species of birds, and wandering through this space, you would hardly believe you are not in a forest. High walkways take you up to canopy level, where you can see birds nesting and resting in the trees. Designed to look anything but natural, Hong Kong Park is one of the most unusual parks in the world, emphasizing artificial creations such as its fountain plaza, conservatory, waterfall, indoor games hall, playground.
Kowloon Park-Built on the site of a barracks for Indian soldiers in the colonial army, Kowloon Park is an oasis of greenery and a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of Tsim Sha Tsui.
A Symphony of Light Dinner Cruise-Enjoy the brightly lit shoreline of Victoria Harbour to the sound of a live band with dinner buffet.
Hong Kong's Symphony of Lights shows- The 360-degree spectacle of laser beams striking the skyscrapers on either side of the harbor is one of the city's free attractions and one of the most popular things to do at night in Hong Kong.
Tsim Sha Tsui East Promenade-One of the finest city skylines in the world has to be that of Hong Kong Island, and the promenade here is one of the best ways to get an uninterrupted view. known more commonly as TST, is a shopping and entertainment hub at the southern point of Kowloon and offers a real taste of what Hong Kong has to offer. The Tsim Sha Tsui district is a melting pot of culture and commerce that speaks to the heart of Hong Kong.
Clock Tower- Hong Kong landmark. Nearby, the Tsim Sha Tsui Cultural Complex is the premier cultural center in the country and includes tourist attractions such as the Hong Kong Space Museum and the Hong Kong Museum of Art. In the evening, the waterfront is the perfect place to watch the nightly light show, lighting up the sky and skyscrapers across the harbor.
Nathan Road- is the main artery running through the area, where you'll find numerous restaurants, boutiques, and other unique vendors. If you're looking for the world-class luxury Hong Kong promises, you can find high-end retailers on nearby Canton Road.
Lantau Island - One of the not to be missed places to visit in Hong Kong is undeniably Lantau Island which is the largest island of all the Hong Kong Islands. These interwoven mountainous terrains feature the Lantau Island which is as high as 934 m and is famed for its picture-perfect sunsets and sunrise displays. The aura of this island is truly a spellbinding one and is just perfect if you are touring it with your partner. While you reach the summit, you can witness various other spots on the route like Tian Tan Buddha, which has a long stairway.
360 Lantau Explorer-Come and explore the outlying Lantau Island by the Ngong Ping 360 Cable car ride and enjoy the delicious vegetarian lunch at Po Lin Monastery.
Peng Chau Island - One of the quite Hong Kong Attractions is the Peng Chau Island and here one can actually see the small island lifestyle. This place is known for its temples and is located on the north-eastern side of Lantau island. This is located at an altitude of 95 m above the ground level and gives the picture-perfect views of the serene sites it surrounds. Here you can relish the lip-smacking seafood which will be made out of fresh animals.
Cheung Chau Island -Famed as the dumbbell island, the Cheung Chau Island is located close to Hong Kong Island. It is called so due to its shape and is not at all densely populated. If you are looking for a combination of a quaint place along with picture-perfect views, then this is the right place for you. To reach out to this place, there is a short ferry ride, on which you can gape at the scenic views of the lush greens contrasting with the clear skies.
Lamma Island - take a ferry to Lamma Island. This beautiful island of rolling hills, scattered beaches, and quaint villages, has no roads or vehicles. You can hike through the interior to remote beaches and seaside villages. Ferries will take you either to Yung Shue Wan or Sok Kwu Wan. Both of these villages are quite lovely and have restaurants. You can hike between these two villages, and many tourists choose to take the ferry to one of these and then hike to the other to catch the ferry back to Hong Kong Island. Approximately 8,000 people live on this island, which is only about 13 square kilometers, but most of the island is simply covered in forest.
Ghost Island/ Yim Tin Tsai - An island that was once deceased is now living again, and this is where it gets the name Ghost Island. Earlier it was all abandoned, but it marks its place in the tourism map of the cramped city. The original name of the island is Yim Tin Tsai. It was the home of the Hakka community, but now a clan of China has migrated to this scenic site of beauty. The Yim Tin Tsai means Little Salt Pan, and this is the thing with which people earned their living.
Hong Kong Museum of History - A place that holds the cultural and historical heritage of Hong Kong is the Hong Kong Museum of History. If you wish to take a deep insight into the deep down history of the place or wish to learn about their culture, then this is the best place for you. The museum has a wide collection of things, like the local history, natural history, and most importantly the archaeology.
Hong Kong Heritage Museum-Southwest of Sha Tin town centre, this spacious, high-quality museum inside an ugly building gives a peek into local history and culture. Highlights include a children's area with interactive play zones, the New Territories.
Hong Kong Maritime Museum-Relocation and expansion have turned this into one of the city’s strongest museums, with 15 well-curated galleries detailing over 2000 years of Chinese maritime history and the development of the Port of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Space Museum - One of the most magnificent and famous landmarks established in Hong Kong is the Hong Kong Space Museum. Occupying an area of approx 8000 square metres, the Hong Kong Space Museum symbolises the significance of astronomy and space science education. You can bring your kids to the theatre in the Space Museum, where they can learn a lot about space as well as engage themselves in various fun and exciting gaming activities. Tsim Sha Tsui, one of the most astounding tourist places to visit in Hong Kong, where the Space Museum is situated, composes various high-end shops, bars, parks and several other museums. This is a top-notch place for your space-nerd kids and they would be head over heels excited to know about the interactive exhibits of the Solar system, cosmology and spaceflight showcased in the planetarium, the only one in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Science Museum – Hong Kong Scientific Museum, which serves as a hub for modern science and technological advancements. There are over 500 science-related exhibits divided into sectors such as transportation, telecommunication, simulation, electronics, robots, and virtual reality. The magnificent twin-tower energy machine is the museum's main attraction. Observing the dynamics underlying that machine's energy conversion procedures would undoubtedly fascinate you. This is one of the excellent places to visit in Hong Kong to bring your science-loving children to obtain accomplishments.
Museum of Coastal Defense - Settled overlooking Lei Yue Mun channel, Museum of Coastal Defence is a part of the coastal defense fort and was built back in the British era of 1886. Which makes it more than 100 years old and is one of the most prominent military installations. All over the site, one can see the relics of the second world war and the bravery of the fighters too.
Hong Kong Observatory - which is more of the weather forecast agency. This is the place where all the predictions are done about the weather. From this observatory, you can take a look at the lush green trails of nature and add up a scenic destination in your vacation plans. In the months from October to December, the weather of this place is quite pleasant and you can re-energize your soul and mind with the spellbinding views it offers.
Hong Kong Observation Wheel - A visit to Victoria is a wonderful option if you want a bird's eye view of all the skyscrapers, Hong Kong Central, or Victoria harbour, but if you want to be closer to the harbour and the buildings, the Hong Kong Observation Wheel is a great alternative. The 60-meter-high Ferris Wheel provides a spectacular perspective over the Star ferry terminal, The Waterfront, The Central, and the IFC shopping malls, as well as the surrounding high-rises. There are 42 Gondolas on the wheel, each seating eight people. The ride lasts about 15 minutes and includes two or three spins, depending on how many people are on board. If you wish to journey through time and see the stunning faces of Hong Kong in different centuries, this is a must-see in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens GreenHouse - is one of the most attractive places to go in Hong Kong, offering the essence of rich flora and animals. After eleven years of construction, parts of the park opened in 1864 and the whole in 1871. Birds, reptiles, animals, and flowers can all be found in abundance in the park. The garden is divided among eastern and western sections by Albany road, which spans 56 thousand square metres. The greenhouse, the bird collection in the aviaries, and a children's playground are all located in the old garden, which is to the east. Reptiles and animals will feel at ease in the new garden.
Madame Tussauds- Being a part of the renowned chain, Madame Tussauds is a wax museum. This the place where the red carpet rolled out and all the celebrity faces could be spotted in one place. Here you can find more than 100 different wax statues; with which you can click the pictures or create everlasting memories at the 10 different fun zones that it offers.
Man Mo Temple-One of Hong Kong’s oldest temples and a declared monument, atmospheric Man Mo Temple is dedicated to the gods of literature (‘Man’), holding a writing brush, and of war (‘Mo’), wielding a sword. Built in 1847. Here, worshipers pay tribute to Man, the god of Literature, and Mo, the god of War. For those looking to see into the future, fortune-tellers are on-site and will advise you for a small fee.
Big Buddha (Tian Tan Buddha Statue) - The 34-meter-high "Big Buddha" sits above Lantau Island's Po Lin monastery, which was a fairly secluded place until the statue was built in 1993. This is one of the largest Buddha statues of its kind in the world and took 12 years to complete. The size is astounding, both up close and seen from a distance. The setting here is also incredible, surrounded by the green forest and views out over the ocean and islands. he best way to reach the Buddha is via the scenic Ngong Ping cable car, which takes you on a 5.7-kilometer, 25-minute ride over forest, water, and mountains. The ride terminates at the small tourist-focused Ngong Ping Village, which you'll have to walk through before reaching the monastery and Big Buddha. Once through the village, a huge set of stairs leads up to the base.
Wong Tai Sin Temple - is one of the newest in Hong Kong and also one of the most interesting. Located in Kowloon, the original temple was a private structure built in 1920. It was later replaced with a newer building in 1968, which is what visitors see today. The temple was built to honor the Taoist god Wong Tai Sin, whom locals regard as the bringer of good luck in horse-racing and a healer of illnesses. A festival is held at the temple in Wong Tai Sin's name each fall. The temple complex is made up of several buildings, including the Hall of Three Saints, the Good Wish Garden, and another hall dedicated to Confucius and his 72 disciples. Expect to see fortune-tellers in the large hall, as well as joss sticks and other offerings that visitors can use. It is customary for guests to leave a small donation toward the temple's maintenance.
Po Lin Monastery & Big Buddha-Buddhist monastery and temple complex that was built in 1924. Today it seems more of a tourist honeypot than a religious retreat, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors a year.
Peak Tram-The Peak Tram is not really a tram but a cable-hauled funicular railway that has been scaling the 396m ascent to the highest point on Hong Kong Island since 1888. A ride on the tram is a classic Hong Kong experience.
Lai Chi Wo-This 400-year-old village inside Plover Cove Country Park is arguably Hong Kong's best-preserved Hakka walled village and has an intact feng shui woodland.
Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple-An explosion of colourful pillars, roofs, lattice work, flowers and incense, this busy temple is a destination for all walks of Hong Kong society, from pensioners and business people to parents and young professionals.
Golden Bauhinia Square - Located right next to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, faces Wan Chai waterfront. It gets its name as there is a huge Bauhinia statue right in the center and is 20 meters high. Something which makes it unique is that it is made up of 206 overlapping tablets, out of which sixty are rounded and are in granite color. The body of the monument highlights the nine shimmering Chinese characters, and the aura is extraordinary.
Temple Street Night Market-The liveliest night market in Hong Kong, Temple St extends from Man Ming Lane in the north to Nanking St in the south and is cut in two by the Tin Hau Temple complex. Located in Kowloon, this is the place to go to taste eclectic foods and to shop for bargains on everything from clothing and trinkets to electronics and household goods. Vendors sell gadgets of every shape and size, as well as jade jewelry and traditional Chinese crafts. This is the best market for tourists in Hong Kong, but you can find a number of other interesting street markets selling almost anything you can imagine. The market gets going around 6pm, but vendors are often slow to get set up, so it's best not to arrive too early. The MTR stop for the Temple Street Night Mark is Jordan Station, Exit A.
Stanley Market - Stroll the winding roads of Stanley Market which are packed with antiques and clothes which you can buy as a souvenir of the trip. Just 5 minutes away to the Stanley Market is the Murray house which is an open-air market and has a bunch of colonial buildings on its map. You can even find unique stuff like bamboo birdcages, paper lanterns, and Chinese ornaments which are hand made in Hong Kong. Each thing is unique to this place and is crafted elegantly by the locals.
Fa Yuen Street Market - Make sure that you add Fa Yuen Street Market in your list of places to visit in Hong Kong as this is a place where you can find all the equipment and gears for almost every sport at a very low price. From the t-shirts, hats, caps, gears, and everything else you can shop all of them. There are also some fruits and vegetable stalls on the road where you can drink juices.
Causeway Bay - Famed as the Hong Kong Attractions, it is the energetic retail heart of the place. From the plush luxury malls to conventional stores, there is everything that you might need to shop in Hong Kong. Apart from this, there are several dining options which are available on this bay, and each one of them serves delicious meals. Most of the attractions are quite close to this place and is even dotted with a number of food joints.
Chi Lin Nunnery-One of the most beautiful and arrestingly built environments in Hong Kong, this large Buddhist complex, originally dating from the 1930s, was rebuilt completely of wood (and not a single nail).
Lan Kwai Fong - As Hong Kong's most popular dining area, the lively streets that make up Lan Kwai Fong are packed with crowds checking out Hong Kong's trendiest restaurants. If you are looking for a place to eat in Hong Kong, especially at night, this is the place to come. Dining on the open-air patios lining the sidewalks, and watching the crowds stroll by is a must-do when in Hong Kong.
Aberdeen Fish Market Yee Hope Seafood Restaurant- Nested close to the heart of Hong Kong, Aberdeen Fishing Village is a quaint village that is a perfect spot for adventure lovers. Holding its mark in the best places to visit in Hong Kong it is densely populated by the fishermen and here you can find rows of fishermen's selling and catching them. This place lacks the touch of modernity and is still a small swapped area of the city. It is called the “Fragrant Harbour” and this is what Hong Kong means. Hidden in Hong Kong's only wholesale fish market, this understated eatery run by fishers is truly an in-the-know place for ultrafresh seafood.
Hong Kong Wetland Park-This 60-hectare ecological park is a window on the wetland ecosystems of northwest New Territories. The natural trails, bird hides and viewing platforms make it a handy and excellent spot for birdwatching. Serving as a combination of education and convention centre the Hong Kong Wet Land Park is one of the most visited Hong Kong attractions. Something which makes this park unique is that exhibits various themed exhibitions along with a theatre and souvenir shop. There is also an indoor play area where you can enjoy and have a memorable time with your traveling partners. It is a world-tourism eco-park, and one must surely visit this on a Hong Kong trip.
Ping Shan Heritage Trail-Hong Kong's first-ever heritage trail features historic buildings belonging to the Tangs, the first and the most powerful of the 'Five Clans'.
Shanghai Street-Strolling down Shanghai St will take you back to a time long past. Once Kowloon’s main drag, it's flanked by stores selling Chinese wedding gowns, sandalwood incense and Buddha statues, as well as mah-jong parlours.
Pak Sing Ancestral Hall-In the 19th century, many Chinese who left home in search of better horizons died overseas. As it was the wish of traditional Chinese to be buried in their home towns, this temple was built in 1856.
Hong Kong Global Geopark-Part of the Unesco Global Geopark Network, the spectacular Hong Kong Global Geopark consists of two regions of rock formations – volcanic rock formations from 140 million years ago and sedimentary rock formations.
Ladies' Market-The Tung Choi Street market is a cheek-by-jowl affair offering cheap clothes and trinkets. Vendors start setting up their stalls as early as noon, but it's best to get here between 1pm and 6pm.
Lui Seng Chun-Hugging a street corner is this beautiful four-storey Chinese 'shophouse' belonging to a school of Chinese medicine. Constructed circa 1931, it features a mix of Chinese and European architectural styles.
Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races-For several days round the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, as has been the custom for hundreds of years, dragon-boaters race in waterways all over Hong Kong.
Cheung Chau Bun Festival-Taking place over four days in late April or early May, Cheung Chau's annual Bun Festival is one of Hong Kong's most unique cultural experiences.
Star Ferry - Hong Kong's famous Star Ferry, with roots dating back to 1880, costs only a few Hong Kong Dollars to ride, making it one of the best deals in all of Hong Kong. Victoria Harbour is a hive of activity, and ships of all shapes and sizes chug, zip, or wallow past as the expert captains of the Star Ferries somehow avoid collisions. As you travel the main route from Kowloon to Hong Kong Island, or more specifically, Tsim Sha Tsui (TST) to Central, it's hard not to be struck by the dense towers of Hong Kong Island, backed by green mountains rising up before you. The breeze off the water is exceptionally refreshing, and the wide-open spaces are a perfect antidote to the tight confines of the city.
Hong Kong Skyline-has one of the most impressive and recognizable skylines in the world. The dense collection of skyscrapers, both on the island of Hong Kong and in Kowloon, combined with the surrounding mountains and harbor set this city apart. In the harbor, traditional red-sailed Chinese junk boats and the historic Star Ferry contrast sharply with the backdrop of modern high-rises. At night, the skyline changes character completely as the sky darkens and the city lights fill the scene.
Repulse Bay and the Beaches-is the most popular in all of Hong Kong, with beautiful views and a great place for swimming, although it's very non touristy. A day spent here is complemented with the luxury and style typical of Hong Kong itself. The street running along the oceanfront and overlooking the wide beach is lined with trendy restaurants and shops. Amalfitana is fun place to enjoy a pizza, with casual open-air dining looking over the beach.
Big Wave Bay- the water rolls in relatively gently to a large U-shaped cove with a splendid beach. This is a much more relaxed and casual atmosphere than at Repulse Bay. A popular outing is to walk part of the famous Dragon's Back hike to Big Wave Bay and dip in the ocean for a swim. At the back of the beach, barbecues line the walkway to the parking lot and serve up seafood and other tasty treats. Scheduled buses and the occasional taxi are available in the carpark area and will whisk you back to the city.
Long Ke Wan Beach - One of the scenic beauties and the Hong Kong Attractions is the Long Ke Wan Beach where you can not only enjoy the soothing waves and vibes but can even set up a camp. It is surrounded by lush green hillsides and the crystal clear water and shiny white sands are a plus to its beauty.
Po Toi Beach - are a small group of islands in the southeastern section of Hong Kong, with a population of roughly 250 people. The remarkable rock formations and rock inscriptions on this sparsely populated island are well-known. Po Toi is a well-known campsite and day excursion from Hong Kong because it combines hiking with the amazing and hypnotic scenery of the sea. In Hong Kong public opinion poll, the rocks were rated as the most gorgeous and attractive.
Dragon's Back Hike - Hong Kong's most popular hiking trail, this hike offers spectacular views out over the ocean, Big Wave Bay, Mount Collinson, Stanley, and Shek O. It's a pleasant change from the buzz of the big city to hear birds singing, the sound of small waterfalls, and the leaves rattling in the ocean breeze.
Tai O Fishing Village - offers an experience you won't find anywhere else in Hong Kong. Although it is a popular place to visit for tourists, it is a far cry from the busy city, crowded markets, and theme parks. Tai O is home to people who live a quieter, more traditional way of life. The Tanka people who live in Tai O, found on Lantau Island, build their homes on stilts over tidal flats. Villagers offer boat rides around the village, after which you can visit the local markets and sample some of the fresh seafood. Occasional sightings of the endangered pink dolphin occur in the nearby waters. Many people visit Tai O village after they've made the journey up to the Big Buddha.
Avenue of Stars - This is where the city pays homage to some of Hong Kong's best known film stars. Similar to the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, the Avenue of Stars is dedicated to Chinese performers. The new walkway is curved and stretches farther out into Victoria Harbour than before, allowing fantastic views to Hong Kong Island. The Avenue of Stars is one of the best spots to catch the nightly laser show and to see the neon lights shimmering across the water.
Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery - located in Sha Tin, offers a beautiful and peaceful escape from the bustle of central Hong Kong and a look at the countryside. Set on a hilltop, the main access to the monastery is reached by walking up a long and curving set of stairs (approximately 400 steps), lined with hundreds of golden statues. The walk is part of the attraction, and each of the statues is unique, many with quirky facial expressions and other interesting characteristics. Once at the top, the path opens into the square in front of the main temple. It also contains far more than 10,000 Buddhas. The complex was built in the 1950s but is still listed as a historic site.
Chi Lin Nunnery and Nan Lian Garden-This Buddhist temple dates to the 1930s but was rebuilt in the 1990s in traditional Tang Dynasty style. The structures are all made of wood, and the large complex is incredibly impressive. In front of the complex are carefully sculpted bonsai trees surrounding the Lotus Pond Garden, with several ponds featuring water lilies.
Jumbo Floating Restaurant - Looking for an out of the blue dining experience? Head to one of the most striking places to visit in Hong Kong, Jumbo Floating Restaurant which is actually a floating eatery and serves the Cantonese cuisine along with the seafoods.
Sky100 Observation Deck - Located on the 100th floor of the International Commerce Centre is one of the most scenic places to see in Hong Kong. From here you can take a 360-degree view of the entire city and later head to Ritz-Carlton for a mouthwatering meal.
Tai Mo Shan Waterfalls -If you are a nature buff and are looking for refreshing tourist places in Hong Kong, then this is your place to be. This waterfall is nestled in the laps of dense forests and offers the views of beautiful slopes. To reach the site, you will have to cross the temples and villages which will give you a deep insight into the culture and tradition of the place.
Nan Lian Garden - Famed as the Chinese classical garden, this is a park in the Diamond hill. It sprawls over an area of almost 3.5 hectares and is designed in the style of the Tang Dynasty. The prominent features of the park are brooklets, rocks, and fine cut trees along with the wooden structures which increase the charm of the park.
Happy Valley Racecourse - Being one of the two-horse racecourses in Hong Kong, this is the racecourse which is located on the happy valley and hence is called the Happy Valley Racecourse. Previously, this area was a swamped land and later was changed into the racecourse. The surroundings of the course have rice fields and to avoid any obstructions, it was refused by the government to grow rice near the course.
Sai Kung Seafood Street - Gulp down the street seafood at the Sai Kung Seafood Street, which is a well-known strip of food. It is also called the Back garden of Hong Kong and is the main seafood street of the place. Enjoy lip-smacking eclectic cuisines in the street.
OZONE Rooftop-The Ritz-Carlton - Marking its place in one of the highest rooftop bars in Hong Kong, OZONE Rooftop - The Ritz-Carlton is established on the 118th floor. From here you can enjoy the majestic views of the city or can relish in the lip-smacking cuisine it serves, prepared by the talented chefs.
Shing Wong Street Art - One of the most Instagram worthy places to visit in Hong Kong is the Shing Wong Street Art as it is all over covered with graffiti and arts. Each one of the buildings and roads is an art gallery in themselves as all of them have a different form of art crafted on them. In fact, the alleyways and the roofs are also coloured and textures with unique styles which make it even more remarkable.
Lion Rock - A wonderful area to hike that is also known as one of the most daring places in Hong Kong, with stunning views of the city. Hiking through the magnificent hills provides picturesque views of the mountain range and forest that stretches for kilometres. The jagged escarpment on their side characterises the 495 metre mountain. From afar, it seems like a lion sitting regularly with its head pointing West, as if to keep the metropolitan centre secure. The Lion Rock Peak Area offers breath-taking views. It is situated on a ridge that divides the Colon and New Territories periods, with Colon and Port Island on one side and the New Territories on the other. It's a beautiful sight, and it's no surprise that it's Hong Kong's example and emblematic summit.
Sunset Peak - A sunset lover desires a cool temperature, clear skies, and a spectacular sunset. Visit Sunset Peak (also known as Tai Tung Shan) in Lantau Island, one of the top places to visit in Hong Kong, and explore this paradise of islands and peaks. If you are a hiker, you will hear numerous recommendations to climb ‘The Peak' or ‘Dragon's Back' when you arrive in Hong Kong, however if you truly want to make your hike more exciting, Sunset Peak is the way to follow. Wear comfortable hiking shoes, a bottle of water, a hat, and whatever else you feel comfortable in. Sunset Peak is Hong Kong's third tallest mountain and a popular hiking destination. You'll be treated to a panoramic view of the flora as well as the sensation of a sea of grass washing past your legs.