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Tours & Activities

To enhance your conference experience further, below are a number of recommended local tours in Hong Kong. These tours are designed to allow you to explore the beauty of Hong Kong and its nearby areas. For more information and to book any of the following tours, please refer to the respective contacts of the travel agents.

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A Glimpse of Traditional Central

Hong Kong’s unique culture and traditions are derived from a melting pot of both Western and Eastern influences. The tour mainly focus on in-depth explanations of local Chinese’s culture and life during the colonial era by exploring the buildings along the trials of Central and Western District. Participants may try the herbal tea, herbal snacks and snake soup during the tour. Walking along the “Victoria City” of the colonial Hong Kong, you will get a glimpse of both the Western and Chinese medical, historical buildings and local old shops of Hong Kong.

Duration
Approximately 4 hours

Price
Adult/ Child: HK$420 per person (Lunch excluded)

More details and reservation
Eco Travel Limited
Website: http://hongkong.ecotravel.hk/package/it_010/
Email: enquiry@ecotravel.hk
Phone: (852) 3105 0767 (Monday to Friday: 9 am – 6 pm; Saturday: 9 am – 1 pm)

Good Evening Kowloon

Hong Kong is a city that never sleeps, and its vibrant nightlife is a medley of dynamic experiences. This three-hour evening walk in the lively areas of Yau Ma Tei and Jordan will give visitors a taste of local entertainment and delicacies as well as a glimpse into Chinese culture and Hong Kong society.

Duration
Approximately 3 hours

Price
Adult: HK$650 per person
Child (aged 6-12): HK$325 per person
(Dinner & snacks included)

More details and reservation
Walk in Hong Kong Ltd
Website: http://walkin.hk/tours/good-evening-kowloon/
Email: info@walkin.hk
Phone: (852) 5511 4839

New Territories Heritage Tour

Find out about life in Hong Kong long before the time of skyscrapers and bustling streets. See walled villages inhabited by clans and opulent stately homes built by government officials. Visit historical sites and a century old temple along a heritage trail before popping into a traditional market nearby. This tour brings to life the customs and cultures of the indigenous clans and provides a fascinating glimpse of Hong Kong’s rich heritage.

Duration
Approximately 5 hours

Price
Adult: HK$880 per person
Child (aged 3-11): HK$800 per person

More details and reservation
Gray Line Tours of HK Ltd
Website: http://www.grayline.com.hk/tour/12/tourfulllist/64
Email: sales@grayline.com.hk
Phone: (852) 2368 7111

360 Lantau Sunset Tour

Get a glimpse of the lesser known side of Hong Kong through the 360 Lantau Sunset Tour. Start this scenic journey on the Ngong Ping Cable Car and take in stunning views of Ngong Ping Village and the Big Buddha. A visit to the historic Tai O fishing village will allow you to explore the traditional side of Hong Kong, as well as the beautiful setting of the Tai O Heritage Hotel. Cap off a pleasant trip with a lovely sunset dinner at the Tai O Heritage Hotel followed by stargazing on Cheung Sha Beach.

Duration
Approximately 5.5 hours

Price
Adult: HK$730 per person / Child (aged 3-11): HK$660 per person (Cable Car Standard Cabin)
Adult: HK$790 per person / Child (aged 3-11): HK$730 per person (Cable Car Crystal Cabin)

More details and reservation
360 Holidays Limited
Website: https://www.np360.com.hk/en/ticketing/tickets-tours/guided-tour/360-lantau-sunset-tour
Email: info@np360.com.hk
Phone: (852) 3666 0606 (Daily 10 am to 6 pm)

What Do Ghosts Eat? Wan Chai Ghosts & Food Tour

Learn more about the ghosts of Wan Chai with a guided tour of the neighbourhood and its history, from ghost stories to tales of the district’s history as a hub for the Portuguese, with a stop to learn about traditional Hong Kong spirit beliefs and a snack to restore your spirits.

Duration
Approximately 3 hours

Price
Adult: HK$420 per person
Child (aged 6-12): HK$250 per person

More details and reservation
Walk in Hong Kong Ltd
Website: http://walkin.hk/tours/ghost-myths/
Email: info@walkin.hk
Phone: (852) 5511 4839

Hong Kong Foodie Tasting Tour - Central & Sheung Wan Foodie Tour

This is one tour where hunger pangs are obligatory! On this walking tour through Central and Sheung Wan, you will feast upon an assortment of the city’s most popular foods. Wonton noodles, barbecued pork rice, fresh juice, Chinese tea, dim sum and local bakery’s tarts (called daan tat) are all on the menu as you stroll off-the-beaten-path and learn about the lifestyle, history and culture of the people living in Asia’s World City.

Duration
Approximately 3.5 hours

Price
Grown-up foodie (aged 15 and above): HK$770 per person
Young foodie (aged 5-14): HK$570 per person

More details and reservation
Hong Kong Foodie
Website: https://www.hongkongfoodietours.com/tours/central-sheung-wan-foodie-tour/
Email: tickets@hongkongfoodietours.com
Phone: (852) 2850 5006

Heritage tour at Tai Kwan

Tai Kwun is the Centre for Heritage and Arts, a place of inspiration, stimulation and enjoyment for all Hong Kong people and tourists. Tai Kwun aspires to offer the best heritage and arts experiences, and to cultivate knowledge and appreciation of contemporary art, performing arts and history in the community. It is situated in the restored Central Police Station compound, one of the most significant revitalisation projects in Hong Kong, comprising three declared monuments – the former Central Police Station, Central Magistracy and Victoria Prison.

Get to know Tai Kwun in a 45-minute heritage guided tour. You will discover the historical significance of this unique heritage site. The tour serves as an introduction to your exploration around Tai Kwun’s Heritage Storytelling Spaces and other heritage offerings.

Duration
45-minute

Price
Free of charge

More details and reservation
Tai Kwun
Website: https://www.taikwun.hk/en/programme/detail/tai%20kwun%20guided%20tours/31
Phone: (852) 3559 2600 (10 am – 10:30 pm)

Hong Kong Traditional Lifestyles Tour

Discover how traditional Eastern values live in harmony with the fast-paced Western influences of metropolitan Hong Kong on this tour of some of the city’s most ardent daily traditions. And you can see just how surprisingly relaxing life in fast-paced Hong Kong can be by beginning the day with a slow-motion tai chi class along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. Then, you will visit Lantau Link View Point where, in addition to wonderful views of the Tsing Ma Bridge, you can learn about how feng shui (wind and water) have influenced Hong Kong’s prosperity and vibrancy. The tour then wraps up at a local teahouse for a tea-making demo and etiquette session where you can sample Hong Kong’s famous Kung Fu tea.

Duration
Approximately 4 hours

Price
Adult: HK$298 per person
Child/ Senior: HK$248 per person

More details and reservation
SB SKY BIRD TOURS & SERVICES LTD
Website: http://www.skybird.com.hk/new/Spec_Tours_Tr.html
Email: info@skybird.com.hk
Phone: (852) 2736 2282 (Daily 8:30am – 6pm)

Peak to South Hiking Tour

You will find astounding contrasts of cityscapes and countryside on this scenic and memorable walk.

The walk at first takes you across the spectacular and vibrant business district with its soaring towers of glass and steel. You then board the unique Peak Tram funicular railway and slowly ascend to its summit of 373 metres. Time to marvel at this feat of engineering and the views of the city and Victoria Harbour unfolding below.

As you walk to the wilder, quieter side of Hong Kong Island beneath Victoria Peak at 552 metres, you see old banyan trees and admire the distant views of Kowloon Peninsula, the New Territories, the South China Sea and its many islands.

The shaded path leads you through Pok Fu Lam Country Park, with its lush emerald green forests and climbing plants, clematis and vines. You will then pass through Aberdeen Country Park. The sylvan environment makes it ideal for hikes and strolls.

After visiting an atmospheric Tin Hau Temple, you will arrive at the bustling port of Aberdeen, then take transport back to Central, Hong Kong.

Duration
Approximately 4.5 hours

Price
Adult/ Child: HK$500 per person

More details and reservation
Walk Hong Kong Ltd
Website: http://www.walkhongkong.com/walks/country-park-guided-hikes/peak-to-south-walking-tour/
Email: walks@walkhongkong.com
Phone: (852) 9187 9641

Local Snacks and Traditional Chinese Pastries Class

Egg tart in butter cookie crust which is filled with soft, moist egg custard is one of the most popular local snacks that every tourist must try.

Should you be a local street food lover, just come and join the Kee Wah Workshop. The professional instructors will guide you to make delicious local snacks, as well as traditional Chinese pastries to share with your family and friends!

Duration
Approximately 2-3 hours (subject to each course)

Price
Approximately HK$400-500 per person (subject to each course)

More details and reservation
Kee Wah Studio
Website: https://studio.keewah.com/frontend/web/index.php?r=course%2Findex
Email: studio@keewah.com
Phone: (852) 2343 8106

Other Tours

More recommendations on guided tours and self-guided walks for visitors are also available. Click here to uncover the heart of Asia’s world city and its fascinating culture.

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