Hong Kong travel guide – Sightseeing

Hong Kong, a city in southeastern China, is one of Asia’s most dynamic and thriving cities. A multicultural city popular with multiple shopping malls, colourful nightlife, parks and temples.  

It’s also a convenient destination for a first trip to Asia or a family trip. The transport system is excellent and the locals are friendly.

Much more, Arabs can visit Hong Kong without VISA. Book your hotel and trip and just fly to the Chinese lurid gem. But first plan your activities with our sightseeing guide.

Hong Kong

Lantau island:

Lantau is a large island fascinating with the gigantic buddha statue, historic sites, sandy beaches and high mountains. It’s the island of parties and fireworks, adorable sceneries and stunning architecture.

Throughout the chain of mountains, the mighty Phoenix Mountain stand out and attract mountains climbers and adventure seekers. The views from the summit are striking especially at sunrise.

While there, the Tai O Fishing Village will catch you. In this coastal glamorous village, you will eat delicious seafood and discover locals habits.

Don’t miss the dolphin watch cruise. You will be enthralled by the beauty of the rare species of pink Dolphins.

Lantau island Hong Kong

Ngong ping 360: ngong ping village

Ngong ping 360 is a cable car journey over Ngong Ping Village in Lantau island. The journey starts from Tung Chung to North Lantau.

During the mindblowing 25 minutes ride, you will see magnificent views of the Tian Tan Buddha Statue, the Ngong Ping Plateau, South China Sea, Lantau Country Park and mountains and Hong kong International airport.

There are different type of cars. The prices for the standard ones are HK$ 165 for adults and HK$ 85 for children

Opening hours: Weekdays: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm  Weekends and holidays 9:00 am – 6:30 pm

Ngong ping 360 ngong ping village Hong Kong

Victoria peak Hong Kong:

Victoria peak is the highest summit in Hong Kong. The staggering bird’s eye view of the city is what make it a popular tourist attraction.

The cityscapes views are dramatic. During the day, you will see the vibrant victoria harbour, the skyscrapers and awesome buildings surrounded by green hills. While at night, the scenic glistens with colorful lights.

The peak tower is a prominent building at the top of 396 metres. It includes  a large viewing platform, shops and restaurants. There are free-entry observations decks in different levels, offering different views. One of them is the lesser known natural side of Hong Kong.

To get there, you should take the peak tram operating from 7 am to midnight. The ticket price is HK$28 for one way and HK$40 for return.

Expect that you will wait in lines sometimes for more than one hour to get in the tram.

Victoria peak Hong KongDisneyland Hong Kong:

Adult or child, fan of Disney characters or not, you will be dazzled by Disney land. The amusement and cheering is awaiting for you in every corner of this magical land.

It’s true that this disneyland is the smallest one, but it has a unique glamor.

The rides and attractions conception is affected by the Chinese culture and the restaurants serve yummy Chinese and Asian food.

When the sun set, the beauty of this wonderland is surprising. The entire park shine with millions of lights and the night shows begin. The spectacles showcase Disney stories. The dulcet music and sparkling colors merging in harmony will mesmerize your mind.

It’s better to spend the night at one of the Disney theme hotels to live the experience, and gain easier access.

Admission:

Adult HK$499 Child HK$355

Hong Kong Skyline and harbour:

Hong Kong skyline is one the most amazing around the world. The skyscrapers rising majestically in the sky are spectacular during the day or night.

The numerous buildings on both sides of the harbour participate in a glamorous light show at night including lasers and projectors. The music and lights synchronise to glory the Awakening, Energy, Heritage, Partnership Celebration in different thematic performances.

A good way to explore the harbour is to take a ferry ride. It’s entertaining and cheap. Around the harbour, there are many shopping malls, gardens and cafes.

Hong Kong Skyline and harbour

Hong Kong Museum of History:

The Hong Kong Museum of History is the home of 400 million years of Hong Kong and South China history.

Behind what’s displayed, impressive efforts of researching, collecting and preserving the historic items hide.

The exhibitions are divided by theme:  Archaeology, history, ethnography and natural histories. The museum is more distinguished with the special audio-visual and lighting effects added on some graphic panels.

Admission:

Adults 10$ Children 5$

Opening hours:

Weekdays: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Weekends and holidays: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

 

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