Your first 24 hrs in Hong Kong

Just follow these simple instructions………

9:00 Get your breakfast

10:00 Take the MTR to Admiralty. Get out at Exit C1 and walk through the shopping mall ‘Pacific Place’. Follow the signs to “Hong Kong Park”.

10:30 Walk around in Hong Kong Park. Check out the turtles in the pond, the birds in the aviary, the beautiful fountains, sit down and relax for a while.

11:00 Walk to ‘The Peak tram station’ (5min walk west from Hong Kong Park). Buy your tickets or use your octopus card to get in (50 hkd for adults, 25 hkd for children).

11.30 You’ve made it! You’re at the highest point of Hong Kong Island. Stroll around and take (many) pictures.

12.30 Now you can take the Peak Tram back down again, or grab a taxi. Peak Tram: go back through the Pacific Place mall. Take the MTR again and get off at Sheung Wan (exit A2), then walk up. Taxi: tell the taxi driver you want to go to the Man Mo temple in Sheung Wan.

13.00 Get the set lunch at Man Mo Dim Sum: Chinese Dim Sum with European flavours. Or get your lunch somewhere in the Sheung Wan area.

14.15 Go and check out the Man Mo temple, which is there since 1847. After that you walk 1 stairs down to Upper Lascar Row. This street is also called Cat Street, and has fantastic antique dealers with the best souvenirs.

15.00 Take a taxi or 25min walk to the Star Ferry Pier (Central Piers, no 7). Get on the Star Ferry for 2,5 hkd.

16.00 You’re at Tsim Sha Tsui now. You can go shopping at the Harbour City Mall, walk the waterfront promenade, see the Avenue of stars, or go to Kowloon Park and see the flamingos.

18.00 Take the MTR back to Central (or the Star Ferry if you have plenty of time). Walk through Hong Kong Station and take exit E (IFC mall). Take the Central Mid-Levels Escalators to Soho.

18.30 till late Explore Soho and find a nice happy hour and restaurant. Check out our blogs in the Soho area! Basically you can’t go wrong in Soho. Grab your dancing shoes and go to Lan Kwai Fong to dance in one of Hong Kong’s most popular nightlife hotspots.

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