Hong Kong is a vibrant financial hub with distinct architectural landmarks and is one of the world’s most prominent destinations for shopping. Hong Kong is one of the visitor’s favourite places. You can do a lot of things in this small city. From being a foodie, to a shopaholic, to bar hopping, and even an enlightening trip. Hong Kong has it all. It is also a relatively safe place.
Although Hong Kong is a paradise for shoppers and foodies, it has several top tourist spots that one can enjoy the city. Victoria Peak where you can view the famous Hong Kong skyscrapers, harbor, and New Territories. On the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade which locates by the waterfront of Kowloon Island will let you have the most spectacular view of city skylines. The nightly laser light show is not to be missed. For shopping, there are several places that will fit everyone's taste and budget. The most high end shopping places are the IFC or International Finance Centre on the Hong Kong side, plus the Landmark, and Pacific Place. You can find the most famous brands in these shopping malls. Temple Street Night Market offers a very local feeling with many varieties of souvenirs, snacks( the very famous curry fish balls and a pancake like crepe), and fortune tellers.
For the first-time visitor to Hong Kong, this compact, densely populated vertical metropolis may seem intimidating. However, boasting one of the world's best urban transport systems, a wide range of accommodation options (ranging from hostels to five-star luxury hotels), an international (and regional) array of culinary delights to fit every budget and countless activities and sights designed with the tourist/traveler in mind, Hong Kong is perfect for both the novice traveler as well as the seasoned globetrotter. It is easy to get around on the ferries MTR buses and trams. There is so much to see and enjoy with the many festivals which are so colorful and timeless .No matter the weather from beaches to Museums and so many restaurants to suit all tastes. A city not to be missed.
Currency used: Hong Kong dollar
Language: Chinese and English
Travel time: 5 hours 30 minutes
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