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
09:00AM
09:00AM
Preparing for Day 3 - Hotel
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Get ready for Day 3 of your trip!
09:15AM
09:15AM
Directions
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1.
Walk down the slope and turn right onto Nathan Road.
2.
Continue walking straight ahead for approx. 350m
3.
Cross the major traffic light at Waterloo Road
4.
Turn right onto Pitt Street (the first street after Waterloo Road).
5.
You will see the entrance A2 to Yau Ma Tei Station.
6.
Tung Tat Cafe is right behind the entrance.
09:30AM
09:30AM
Local breakfast - Tung Tat Food Shop
$5
Chee Cheong Fun aka Rice noodles roll is one of the most popular breakfast dish in Hong Kong. The Chee Cheong Fun here is accompanied with a savory sesame sauce that will leave you craving for more. Also try out the famous curry fishballs (spicy/non-spicy versions are both available), porridge and share a bowl of their customizable cart-noodles.
10:00AM
10:00AM
Directions
$5
1.
Take entrance A2 in front of Tung Tat Food Shop
2.
Take Tsuen Wan Line (red) to Central Station
3.
Look for Exit A that points to Central Ferry Pier
4.
Come out from exit A and take the overhead bridge on your right. This bridge links to the central ferry pier
5.
Follow SIGNAGE and walk towards Central Ferry Pier
6.
When you reached the end of the skybridge, take the stairs on your left to get to ground floor.
7.
Look for Ferry Pier 5 to Cheung Chau
8.
Use your MTR card and tap in to board the ferry! Ferry timings are found here: [https://goo.gl/2yLmKt]
11:30AM
11:30AM
Cheung Chau Island Hopping
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Cheung Chau is one of the many offshore islands in Hong Kong, and it is a popular weekend getaway amongst the local younger crowds. This island is famous for their pristine beaches, MANGO MOCHI, humongous fishball as well as fresh seafood. Every year during May, this island will be packed with people as the villagers hold their annual bun festival see: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheung_Chau_Bun_Festival].
11:35AM
11:35AM
Directions
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1.
From the ferry pier, keep a lookout for this cheung chau monument. Take the path right ahead of it and look for signage that points to TUNG WAN beach.
2.
Walk to the central square of Cheung Chau. Spot PARKNSHOP supermart
3.
On the left of the supermart lies the local snacks shops.
11:45AM
11:45AM
Traditional Mango Mochi tasting, Gigantic fishballs.
$3
A must-try at this island is their specialty mango mochi. Look out for this particular snack shop on your way to Tung Wan beach and request for their handmade fresh mango mochi! There are other snack stalls around this area which sells fist-sized fishball and swirly-potato on a stick.
11:55AM
11:55AM
Directions
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The Tung Wan beach is just further down ahead from the snack stall.
12:00PM
12:00PM
Tung Wan Beach
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The most popular and crowded beach in Cheung Chau.
12:20PM
12:20PM
Directions
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1.
Stand facing the sea, turn right at Tung Wan beach and walk further down ahead to reach Kwun Yam Wan beach.
12:30PM
12:30PM
Kwun Yam Wan Beach
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The Kwun Yam Wan beach which lies next to Tung Wan beach, is a quieter and private beach on this island.
12:55PM
12:55PM
Directions
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1.
On the left of the changing room at Kwun Yam Wan beach, there will be signage that points to mini great wall.
2.
Follow the steep path up
3.
Continue along the path where the railings are. Do not turn into other small cross roads.
4.
If you are on the right track, you will see the Kwun Yam Wan Substation on your right
5.
You will also see a chinese temple. Take the route on the right (see red arrow)
6.
Follow the hiking trail to reach mini great wall and enjoy the scenic views along the way!
1:30PM
1:30PM
Cheung Chau Mini Great Wall
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Enjoy the gorgeous scenery along Cheung Chau's coastal stretch. This will be a short hike up from Kwun Yam Wan's beach. Bring along your insect repellent just in case! Also, keep a lookout for the various interestingly shaped rocks that are sprinkled along this trail. If you are tired, you can take a break at the shelter (mid-point of the hiking trail) and then turn back to Kwun Yam Wan beach from there.
2:15PM
2:15PM
Directions
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1.
Trace back the hiking trail and exit at Kwun Yam Wan beach - Tung Wan beach
2.
Return to the main street (cheung chau family walk) where the ferry pier is located
3.
Walk along cheung chau family walk and preya road
2:50PM
2:50PM
Seafood Lunch - Cheung Chau
$15
The restaurants at Cheung Chau offers fresh seafood set meals at affordable price. Take your pick and decide on your lunch location. Basic lunch sets with 3-4 dishes start from HKD$180+ and U.P.
3:45PM
3:45PM
Directions
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After lunch, catch the 3.45pm or 4.15pm (flexible depending on your schedule) ferry from Cheung Chau pier back to Central Ferry Pier
2.
Check out the ferry timetable here: [https://goo.gl/2yLmKt]
4:30PM
4:30PM
Return to Central Ferry Pier
$4
Disembark at the Central Ferry Pier.
4:45PM
4:45PM
Directions
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1.
Take the same pedestrian overhead bridge along Man Yiu Street to get back to central.
2.
Walk to the end of the connecting bridge. Instead of taking the right escalator to return to central MTR exit A, take the stairs ahead of you.
3.
Take the flight of stairs down to main road - Pedder street. You will now see Giorgio Armani on your left.
4.
Walk straight, cross the road and get to where Louis Vuitton is located
5.
Walk along Des Voeux Rd Central to get to where Statue Square Exit K is located. It should be on your left.
6.
This is the gathering point for KLOOK peak tram tour. Keep a look out for your friendly guides and follow them.
7.
IMPT: Please do memorize the routes which your guides took, as you'll be walking back to central MTR on your own later.
5:30PM
5:30PM
KLOOK - VICTORIA PEAK (fast-track peak tram+sky terrace)
$12
(READ: IMPORTANT) - This activity includes a KLOOK guided tour which requires you to purchase the tour tickets from KLOOK website PRIOR TO YOUR TRIP. This package is highly recommended because KLOOK provides a fast-track escort which allows you to skip the 2-3 hours of queuing for the peak tram. Moreover, their deals offered are cheaper than the original priced tickets so you would be saving instead! To book, visit: [https://www.klook.com/activity/523-peak-tram-3-in-1-combo-ticket-hong-kong/]
7:00PM
7:00PM
360 sky terrace + Dinner at the peak
$15
Chill around the 360 sky terrace and take in the breathtaking panorama views of Hong Kong's skyline. Enjoy the beautiful sunset and a free audio-guided tour. Optional - dine at Mak's noodles (located at The Peak Galleria), which serves authentic cantonese wanton noodles. Alternatively, you can have dinner at the restaurant of your choice.
8:00PM
8:00PM
Directions
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1.
Queue for the tram to get back to the base of Victoria Peak
2.
Walk to the central MTR exit K.
3.
Take the train back to Yau Ma Tei MTR station exit C and return to hotel.
4.
If you are heading to temple street, from YAUMATEI exit C, walk along Man Ming Lane and then turn in to temple street.
5.
Note: Temple street stretches all the way to Jordan, you can turn back once you hit the "Temple Street Gate".
9:00PM
9:00PM
(Optional) Temple Street
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If the night is still young, why not check out the famous Hong Kong night market located at temple street! Here, you would be able to enjoy chinese opera shows, have a go at fortune telling and enjoy some of the local street snacks. You can also bring home souvenirs for your friends and families back home, but do remember to haggle with the vendors!
10:00PM
10:00PM
Directions
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1.
When you are done, walk back all the way to the start of Temple street.
2.
Turn right into Public Square Street and keep walking straight until you cross Nathan Road.
3.
Turn left after Nathan Road and keep walking until you can turn right into Wing Sing Ln and back to Lodging.
10:30PM
10:30PM
Back to hotel
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End of Day 3.