Hong Kong hosts a lot of sightseeing attractions for its tourists. Be it on land or sea, you will definitely have an amazing time exploring the wonders of Hong Kong.
- Star Ferry: Hong Kong's famous Star Ferry 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 loaded with activities.
- Victoria Peak: Ride the tram to the top of this scenic viewpoint also known as the Peak to spend some time wandering around the park area, taking in the lush greenery contrasted with the lively urban center below.
- Ocean Park: Ocean park 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.
Hong Kong is an ideal place for a family vacation. You have so many options when it comes to family outing tours which will keep the adults and the younger ones occupied and excited.
- Ocean Park: The local favorite attraction is Ocean Park for its big modern thrill rides and hi-tech educational facilities, sea world exhibition, performing animals, and children-oriented zoo at about HK$ 200-400.
- Disneyland: Who doesn't love Disneyland? There are Disney cartoon characters, thrill-rides, and brand new theme lands called Grizzly Gulch and Toy Story Land, perfect for kids. Costing would come about HK$ 300-500.
- Noah's Ark: Noah's Ark Amusement Park is especially designed for families. The room rates and meal prices are low. Located at the eastern tip of Lantau Island, the life-guarded public beach, Tung Wan Beach is also good for families. Price would range somewhere between HK$ 250-400.
Different cultures bring food all over the world to this amazing city, so it is a paradise for foodies. From luxury restaurants to Dai Pai Dong- street side food-stalls, from Yum Cha-tea and dim sum to formal feast, the local food will definitely blow you away.
- Kau Kee Beef Brisket: Probably one of the best beef brisket you can find in the world, the delicious, tender, slow cooked beef brisket cooked in a broth of spices. Costing would come around HK$ 50 per person.
- Australian Dairy Company: One of locals favorite place for delicious and affordable all day breakfast Hong Kong style. You can get local favorites here at a pocket-friendly price of HK$ 30-40 per person.
- Tim Ho Wan: The world famous Michelin Star Restaurant ‘Tim Ho Wan’ in Hong Kong is definitely the best place to experience the mouthwatering local dim sum at a reasonable price.
Trip to Hong Kong is incomplete without shopping because this metropolis city is a commercial center of Asia with so many popular shopping areas.
- Central: Known for Upscale Shopping, this is where you will find upmarket shops as well as high-end, luxury boutiques where you can get your hands on some amazing expensive stuff. It is also a great destination for eating and drinking.
- Causeway Bay: Causeway Bay is believed to be ‘THE’ shopping bay in Hong Kong. There are plenty of treasures and bargains to be found in this market catering to all budgets and shopping styles.
- Stanley: If you want to explore a local market in Hong Kong, you should not miss Stanley Market. It is a lovely market right next to the beach so shopping there is complemented by cooling ocean breezes.
Hong Kong provides some amazing cycling tours for its tourists in amazing localities giving breathtaking views of the city.
- Tai Wai/ Sha Tin to Tai Po: Starting along the Shing Mun river, this route takes you through the Hong Kong Science Park, the Pak Shek Kok Promenade as well as the Tolo cycling track which is Hong Kong’s most picturesque cycling route!
- Tai Po to Tai Mei Tuk: Tai Po waterfront is the perfect place to rent a bike and escape from the city. Nearby you will find the Tai Wong Yeh temple, built by fishermen in the 17th century which will make your cycling trip worthy.
- Nam Sang Wai: A world away from urban Hong Kong, the Nam Sang Wai landscape is dominated by abandoned farms, fish ponds and lush greenery and is the perfect location for your cycling tour.
Hong Kong is a place of cultural wonder. With so many places and sites oozing out the rich culture and heritage of the place, you will have a lot to explore on this bountiful city.
- Wong Tai Sin Temple: Although officially a Taoist establishment, the majestic Wong Tai Sin Temple also houses Buddhist and Confucian texts and is the best place to visit to get a dose of Hong kong's cultural extravagance.
- Po Lin Monastery and Big Buddha: Lantau Island's Tian Tan Buddha and Po Lin Monastery are two of the city's most famous attractions promising its visitors an insight into Hong Kong's culture and traditions.
- The Hong Kong Heritage Museum: The Hong Kong Heritage Museum is a fantastic place to while away the afternoon perusing ancient artefacts from the city's early history. The 7,500-square-metre space features six permanent galleries based around the arts, history and culture of Hong Kong and its surrounding regions.
Take a break from the hustle and dazzle of the city life to explore the real wild side of Asia’s world city Hong Kong. A few amazing trekking trails that the city offers are
- The Dragon's back: Dragon's Back is a classic trail that combines many of the area's finest attributes like mountain ridges and sheltered forest trails to the white sands of Tai Long Wan
- Tai Mo Shan :Nestled within dense jungle on the breathtaking slopes of Tai Mo Shan mountain, lie the Tung Chai Waterfalls. A series of cascades spread over several kilometres with each waterfall being more dramatic and offers the perfect trekking adventure.
- Sai Kung Peninsula: Sai Kung peninsula is genuinely remote with no roads within the region's outer reaches, the only way there is to hike and explore its amazing wonders.
Experience Hong Kong in a slow pace, by undertaking the day tours available to explore the city.
- Ocean Park. This all-day tour will have you visiting the spectacular Ocean park where you can view the area from dizzying heights and catch a marine mammal show featuring dolphins.
- City by day tour : This tour allows you to experience the vibrant side of Hong Kong’s markets and city. You will also get to explore the city in broadlight with a guide who will give you an insight into the wonder of the city.
- Lantau island tour: This one-day tour combines a breathtaking cable car ride with a tour of Lantau Island. Get close to nature and explore Tai O, a quaint fishing village with wooden houses built on stilts, visit the world's tallest outdoor seated bronze Buddha statue at the Po Lin Monastery.
With so many day tours in Hong Kong taking credit, you also have amazing night adventure activities sketched out for you to explore the city. A few night adventure activities in Hong Kong are
- Go squid fishing: Like a nighttime version of the popular daytime junk trip, squid fishing is an excuse to get together with a bunch of friends, rent a boat and spend the evening drinking, talking and enjoying the particularly peaceful experience of being at sea after dark.
- Visit the 'gwo laan': Every night, just as the Temple Street Night Market is packing up, the Yau Mai Tei Wholesale Fruit Market is only getting started and coming to this place will give you an expletive of a lifetime.
- Get lost on Cheung Chau: While Peng Chau, Lamma and Mui Wo tuck into bed early, Cheung Chau plays host to a miniature night market that gets started after 10 p.m, with delicious treats from sushi to tong shui and is one of the best night activities.
Taoist temples and Edwardian edifices nestled between skyscrapers, people trade on international markets and light incense to bodhisattvas and vestiges of Chinese clan heritage proves Hong Kong has a lot of pilgrimage sites to explore.
- Po Lin Monastery Tour: This tour takes you to the remote Po Lin Monastery became a popular attraction when the extraordinary Tian Tan Buddha statue was erected and this majestic bronze Buddha draws pilgrims from all over Asia.
- Tin Hau Temple Tour: This tour takes you to Tin Hau Temple in the middle of urban Yau Ma Tei with a coastline in sight might strike you as rather odd and pilgrims worship the goddess here.
- Chi Lin Nunnery tour: This tour takes you to the Chi Lin Nunnery and the Nan Lian Garden which hosts the Sakyamuni Buddha and bodhisattvas for its pilgrims.
After a busy day of traveling, it is highly recommended to appreciate the colorful nightlife. And you have an ocean of choices when it comes to tours that give you a taste of the nightlife in Hong Kong.
- Symphony of Lights Hong Kong Victoria Harbour Cruise: Join an evening cruise around one of the most spectacular harbors in the world. Get an uninterrupted view of the world's largest dazzling light and sound show.
- Hong Kong Pub Crawl: Experience an exciting night out in Hong Kong and visit some of the best spots in the city at night to see its splendidness.
- Lamma Island Seafood Dinner: Enjoy dinner at Lamma Island, visit the fisherfolk village, and watch the Symphony of Lights show and end your night with a bang.
Hong Kong is surrounded by islands on all sides and taking tours to visit these beauties is a must on visiting Hong Kong. A few must take island tours include
- Lantau Island: If you arrive in Hong Kong by air, you will pass by Lantau Island. Visiting this beauty is a must coming here as you will have an enchanting experience being here.
- Lamma Island: Being one of the favorite living locations for expatriates, this Hong Kong third largest island has its unique attractions and its tour is mandatory.
- Cheung Chau: In contrast to Lamma Island, Cheung Chau is busy and crowded as it is the most densely populated outlying islands in Hong Kong and offers amazing scenic views.
There are very few walking tours in Hong Kong and even fewer are dedicated to uncovering what Hong Kong is famous for an endless delight for wine lovers.
- The Sky Lounge: The Sky Lounge has a warm wine cellar with wooden floors and red brick walls loaded with timeless winery from all over the world. In addition to being a cozy place, tourists get the chance to enjoy tasting wine while taking in the glorious view of the Tsim Sha Tsui area.
- California Vintage: For something a little more exclusive, head over to California Vintage. They specialize in boutique wines from around 22 family owned wineries in California. Share a bottle with friends or sample a selection of wines from the enomatic wine dispensers.
- The Riedel Room @ Q88: With a great view of the sea, The Riedel Room has some of the best high quality wines and champagne that you can find in Hong Kong. The room is dedicated to the exquisite wine glassmaker Riedel and so boasts a collection of over 100 different types of Riedel glasses and offers wine tasting to its visitors.
Hong Kong is one of the romantic cities of the world and is ideal for honeymooners. Coming here you can woo your spouse by visiting amazing location kindling romance all the way.
- Lantau island : A visit to Lantau Island for the honeymooners will be superbly memorable. Take a cable car to Ngong Ping Village where you can get to see the giant Tian Tan Buddha and Bodhisattva statues at Po Lin Monastery with your loved one.
- Wong Tai Sin Temple: This well-known attraction was built in 1973 and is still one of the most active Buddhist temples in the city. The lush gardens, with their waterfalls, ponds and pavilions, inspire numerous photographs and is completely romantic.
- Yung Shue Wan: Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, a trip to Yung Shue Wan, slows down your pace even further. Other than appreciating the quiet solitude of the village life on Lamma Island, this is also where you will get to see perhaps the most lovely sunset of Hong Kong proving to be perfectly romantic.
The ideal time to Visit Hong Kong Disneyland is on a weekday when the crowd is less. If you are in Hong Kong for a few days, do everything in your power to time your visit to Hong Kong Disneyland by undertaking its famous tour service.
- Disney spectacular tour: Being the only tour organized by Disneyland, this provides personalized park experience as your Tour Host shares a series of fun facts and stories along the way. This tour costs about HK$ 6000 for 6 guests in a tour.
Hong Kong boasts that it has a lot of markets. Night markets are also quite famous in the city. A few best night market tours are
- Kowloon Foodie Safari: Channel your inner foodie and become an expert in Cantonese cuisine as you explore Kowloon's most authentic restaurants, markets, and food stalls during the night time.
- Around Kowloon in 8 Markets: Experience the real local culture of Hong Kong and explore the fascinating neighborhoods of Kowloon. You will also visit the Flower Market at night when the flowers land in fresh.
- Hong Kong After Dark: This tour calls for the adventurous and the romantics, the shopaholics and the serenity seekers out there. Explore different pockets of the city’s markets and empty your pockets shopping.
Hong Kong is so diverse wotn medical science, teaware, robotics, triad rituals, movies, history, urban planning and prison life. Similarly Hong Kong, museums are many, varied and downright fun! A few museum tour which are a must visit include
- Hong Kong Arts Centre tour : It has been promoting contemporary arts and culture in Hong Kong and abroad since it was founded in 1977. Its facilities include a digital 3D-equipped cinema, theatres, galleries, classrooms, studios, a restaurant, a café as well as offices occupied by local and international arts and culture organisations whose tour is a must.
- The Hong Kong Museum of History tour: This has proved it’s possible to squeeze 400 million years of history into one 7,000 square metre space. A list-topper for history buffs, the museum has made enormous efforts in studying, collecting, processing and exhibiting countless objects which are related to the archaeology, history, ethnography and natural histories of Hong Kong and South China.
- Hong Kong heritage museum tour: Surrounded by greenery and just out of view of Sha Tin’s towering housing complexes, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum tour is patterned after the traditional siheyuan: a compound of a harmonious mix of houses built around a central courtyard boasting a lot of heritage.
Whether you are a beginner or a well-weathered sea dog, our guide to sailing tours in Hong Kong will soon put wind in your sails.
- Not so ugly duckling tour: The route takes in the breadth of the harbour with spined scarlet sails and the rattan baskets lining the sides of the boat. The 45-minute trip, which includes a complimentary drink, can get a bit bumpy at times, but it's a great way to see the city from the water, and a fantastic idea for entertaining visitors for INR 12,000 (USD 195) per ride for 6-8 people.
- Charter Sailing tour: For tourists who want more of a hop-on-hop-off experience would do well to charter a boat to cover the waters of arguably the city's most beautiful corner, Plover Cove. After this you can take a long cruise through Yan Chau Tong Marine Park to Grass Island and finish your journey at Wong Shek Pier for INR 15,000 (USD 230) for 8 person ride.
- Aqualuna Sailing cruise: Relax on a lounge bed, sip on a refreshing drink and soak up the sights and sounds of Hong Kong’s harbour and stunning skyline on the 45 minutes Sailing Cruise at affordable prices.
Known to house many parks, coming to Hong Kong you need to visit its parks to experience complete bliss.
- Sai Kung country park :The New Territories, once home to nothing but pastoral meadowlands, are quickly becoming industrialized and commercialized. However, this park remains a bastion of natural beauty.
- Victoria Park: Named after Queen Victoria, this park houses a bronze statue of the monarch herself. An area of over 19 hectares makes Victoria Park the biggest park on Hong Kong Island, hosting a variety of mass events such as the Flower Market before Chinese New Year, lantern carnivals during the Mid-Autumn Festival and a Candlelight Vigil for the June 4 Massacre.
- Kowloon walled city park : Kowloon Park was once an army fortress named Whitfield Barrack. After being handed over to the Government in 1970, it was redeveloped into a public park spread out over 13 hectares. A variety of amenities cater to different age groups, including a swimming pool,a sports centre, a Chinese garden, a maze and plenty more
Hong Kong is a modernized city having a lot of architectural marvels. A few must visit ones include
- The Jockey Club Innovation Tower: The late Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid, often dubbed “the queen of the curve”, was behind the Jockey Club Innovation Tower at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
- THR350: This residential project was designed by Hong Kong-based architectural firm Aedas is a major architectural marvel the city boasts of.
- Opus Hong Kong: Frank Gehry’s first residential development in Asia, the Opus Hong Kong, was commissioned by Swire Properties is also a magnificent architectural wonder.