4D3N Get local in Hong Kong

4 Days 3 Nights in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, the cosmopolitan city that never sleeps. Get local and see for yourself what Hong Kong has to offer! Indulge in famous delights such as (Michelin-starred) Dim Sum, Roast Goose and Wanton noodles. Enjoy scenic views and immerse in authentic Hong Kong culture. This itinerary is perfect for families, couples and even solo-travelers.


Things to Note:
(MUST BRING - Ecobags! Hong Kong has a plastic bag levy since 2015). MTR card, sunscreen, sunglass, waterbottle, camera. Please take note that estimated budget does not include personal expenses.
Recommended budget:
Est. US$344/pax
Trip Type:

1 2 3 4
08:00AM
08:00AM
Hotel
$0
Prepare for day 2 of your trip!
08:15AM
08:15AM
Directions
$1
1.
Walk down the slope and turn left.
2.
Walk straight ahead, and then cross a pedestrian crossing to get to Gascoigne Road.
3.
Wait for bus 60x or 63x from the bus stop at Gascoigne Road.
4.
Alight at Woosung street.
5.
Proceed to Parkes Street which is just one street away from Woosung Street.
6.
The Australian Dairy Company is located in the middle section of the street.
08:45AM
08:45AM
Australian Dairy Company - Breakfast
$6
Experience authentic local breakfast culture here at Australia Dairy Company. They are famous for their scrambled eggs with toast, and milk pudding (hot/cold both are heavenly). Despite the long queue, waiting time would usually not exceed 30 minutes on a weekday. However, do note that table-sharing is a very common culture in Hong Kong and you will most likely have to share a table with another group of diners. The waiters might come off as rude, but they are highly efficient at their tasks!
09:30AM
09:30AM
Directions
$0
1.
Head back to the main Jordan Road, cross the road and look for entrance A to Jordan MTR station.
2.
Take red line/ Tsuen Wan line to Lai King Station
3.
Change to orange/ Tung Chung line
4.
Alight at Tung Chung Station
5.
Walk towards the direction of Citygate outlets
6.
Follow SIGNAGE to Ngong Ping 360 cable car
10:30AM
10:30AM
Cable car to Ngong Ping 360, Lantau Island
$32
Home to the Big Buddha. It is highly recommended that you reserve your round-trip cable car tickets beforehand in order to avoid the crowd and long queuing time. Klook [https://www.klook.com/activity/45-ngong-ping-360-hong-kong/] offers discounted tickets for tourists. You can purchase the official tickets from Ngong Ping 360 website, see: [https://www.np360.com.hk/en/buy-book/where-to-buy/]. Alternatively, if it's off-peak season, you can queue and purchase the tickets on the spot.
11:15AM
11:15AM
Directions
$1
1.
Once you reached Ngong Ping 360, walk towards the Ngong Ping Nature Centre.
2.
Your destination (Ngong Ping Bus terminus) is located behind the nature centre.
3.
Take bus 21 from the terminal to Tai O, the fishing village. Alight at the last stop.
4.
Check out the bus timetable here: http://www.i-busnet.com/english/info/lantau/21.htm
11:50AM
11:50AM
Tai-O, Fishing Village
$0
Spend a lazy afternoon at this quaint, picturesque fishing village. Tai O offers a peaceful getaway from the city's hustle and bustle. Take your time to wander around this little fishing village. Beware of the pink dolphins tours as they are noted to be tourist traps. You can also choose to have a seafood lunch here. A notable local snack at this island is the charcoal egglet (aka gai-dan-zai). There are many egglet stalls but keep a lookout for this hipster vendor as he sells the best egglet!
2:00PM
2:00PM
Directions
$1
1.
Take bus 21 from where you alighted at Tai O bus terminus. Take note of bus timings.
2.
Alight at Ngong Ping bus terminus
3.
Walk up to where the Big Buddha is located
4.
Look for the SIGNAGE which points to Wisdom Path and Tea garden.
5.
Follow SIGNAGE carefully and do not get lost! This will be a short hike (approx 20 mins) through a hiking trail.
3:00PM
3:00PM
Back at Ngong Ping - Wisdom Path
$0
The 38 monuments at Wisdom Path contain verses from the centuries-old Heart Sutra. Photos do not do justice to this breathtaking sight and you have to be there yourself to experience the "wow" factor!
3:40PM
3:40PM
Directions
$0
1.
Head back in the direction where you came from to return to Big Buddha.
4:00PM
4:00PM
Tian Tan Big Buddha
$0
A must-visit if you are in Hong Kong! Standing at 34 metres high, this is a magnificent buddha statue that was erected in 1993. If you are physically fit, climb the 268 steps to reach the top which oversees both mountains and the sea.
4:30PM
4:30PM
Po Lin Monastery
$0
This is a Buddhist monastery which is situated next to the big buddha.
4:45PM
4:45PM
(Optional) - Enjoy a bowl of hot/cold Beancurd
$2
Located on the left of Ngong Ping Piazza. This bowl of beancurd is made from stream-water and grinded soybeans. It melts in your mouth and is extremely smooth to taste. To sweeten things up, add a spoonful of the red sugar to the beancurd.
5:30PM
5:30PM
Directions
$0
1.
If you are done with exploring Ngong Ping 360 and its market, take the cable car back down to Tung Chung.
6:00PM
6:00PM
Shopping and dinner at Citygate Outlets
$15
Citygate Outlets, the largest outlet mall in Hong Kong where you can get discounted deals all year round. Shops here include affordable brands such as Nike, Puma, Esprit to high-end brands for example Burberry, Furla and Kate Spade etc. For more details, check out their directory at: [https://www.citygateoutlets.com.hk/]. Enjoy your dinner here at the shopping mall and continue to shop away!
8:00PM
8:00PM
Directions
$10
1.
*Check your MTR card value at the top-up machine and reload if needed. Minimum HKD$50 reload.
2.
From Tung Chung station, take the MTR train back in the direction which you came from.
3.
Yau Ma Tei Exit C - Walk back to hotel
9:00PM
9:00PM
Back to hotel
$0
End your day by returning to the booth lodge.