All you need to know to plan your Hong Kong Holiday

All you need to know to plan your Hong Kong Holiday


Hong Kong is undoubtedly one of the most popular holiday destinations amongst Indian travellers. It is a preferred choice not only for business travel or corporate groups it remains on top of the wish list for family holidays as well.

Hong Kong holiday can be planned in no time for Indian passport holder only requires a valid passport.

It is a shopper’s paradise, a dream come true for kids as well. Combine your visit with Macau & Shenzhen.



Hong Kong Holiday


Hong Kong is full of attractions for travellers and there is a long list of things to do in this city for tourists, lets see step by step what you must keep in mind while planning a trip to Hong Kong.

Every travel plan or holiday package can be broken down in few simple components as below:

  • Flight
  • Visa
  • Airport Transfer
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing




Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Macau in Google Map



Flights to Hong Kong


Almost all popular flights in Far East like Thai Airways; Singapore airlines offer good connections to Hong Kong. Air India offers direct connections and good fare. There is Dragon air flight also from Kolkata, which is low cost, but the best flight to travel to Hong Kong is Cathay Pacific airways.



Airport Transfer

Airport transfer is first and the most important part of your holiday, as this is the first introduction to your destinations or to your host.It is crucial as immediately after your arrival you are looking forward to your long cherished holiday, you have just arrived after a long tiring flight, place is new for you and language can be different too.







  1. SIC Transfer | Shared Transfer

Your guide welcomes you at the airport with your name on the placard and assist you with your smooth transfer to your hotel.

In a shared transfer normally a van is used for there could be more people your guide would pick and drop at their hotel in the city.

It could take a little extra time for you to reach as hotels of other traveller/s can be different but these transfers are well planned to save time and works out to be the most economical for you.


  1. Private Transfer

Private transfer is meant for you only, as the name suggests your guide welcomes you at the airport and guides you to your private car. This car and driver exclusively assigned for your arrival drops you straight to your hotel in the city.




  1. Airport Express Train MTR

If you are a frequent traveller or if you want to explore. Airport Express Train MTR is the best and the fastest way to travel from Hong Kong airport to the city.

  • Airport Express Train MTR is just approx. 100 mtr from the arrival hall at HKG airport.
  • It is a direct and fastest connection between airport and Kowloon (Most of the travellers stay in Kowloon area)
  • It takes only 24 minutes from airport to Kowloon station.
  • After your arrival at Kowloon station choose the route of your free shuttle Bus (There are approx. 6 routes)
  • Free shuttle Bus drops you right at your hotel.
  • With in approx. 6 routes, free shuttle bus reaches to most of the Kowloon hotels




Hotels In Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a business hub and it is equally popular amongst leisure travellers, there is no scarcity of good hotels in Hong Kong in all categories, it depends upon you which hotel you choose.

It is recommended to choose hotel based on your interest for example, if you like shopping you must choose a hotel in Kowloon.

You may also choose to stay in Disneyland if your reason to be in Hong Kong is Disneyland.


Here are some good Hotels in Kowloon



Sightseeing in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is full of attractions. Like every top cities in the world there are many attractions in Hong Kong that you can't miss.

Some attractions or activities require few hours, half a day or full day at the same time there are few which require even a night stay too.

Here are some top sightseeing and activities in Hong Kong.


Half day Hong Kong city tour along with an english speaking guide in the morning is a very important tour. It is recommended for every one. During this tour your driver and guide takes you around the city to give you a complete overview of Hong Kong. It is a comprehensive tour to make you comfortable with layout of the city and with all important attractions, Theme parks, shopping places, beaches, important landmarks. This helps you to plan your rest of the stay in Hong Kong.


Ocean Park Hong Kong has been a popular theme park in Hong Kong for many years. This park has been attracting most Indian tourists for its attractions like theme park rides and shows.

Hong Kong Disneyland theme park is a must do activity for kids and the kids at heart. During this magical journey through Fantasyland and Toy Story land with you full day pass to Hong Kong Disney Land you will witness Disney characters coming to life, besides unforgettable rides, shows and attractions this park has to offer.


Macau is one of the oldest European settlements in the Orient. A visit to Macau is not to be missed during your visit to Hong Kong. It is only a short ferry ride away from Hong Kong and besides many of the historical sites such as UNESCO World Heritage site of St Paul and A-Ma temple it is one of the most famous destination for its nightlife and Casinos.

Same day trip to Macau is possible from Hong Kong and is quite popular however is is recommended to stay for a night in Macau.


There are many ways to reach Shenzhen. The best way to travel to Shenzhen is by a train. From Hong Kong station journey to Shenzhen takes 1 Hour.

Shenzhen is China’s beautiful city close to Hong Kong. It is famous for Terracotta Warriors exhibition, visit to the Shenzhen Museum and shopping. Lo Wu is one of the most famous commercial shopping mall with over 1500 shops to choose from.



Cruise sailing around Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour offers an ultimate experience, an unforgettable evening and an uninterrupted view of dazzling laser light show.There are many evening and dinner cruises around Hong Kong's harbor







  • Star Cruise

Famous Star cruise also offers sailing from Hong Kong, Do consider including a 01 Night or a 2 Nights sailing of Star Cruise in your itinerary to make your visit to Hong Kong most memorable.

Hong Kong Visa

Hong Kong Visa is on arrival for every Indian passport holder. This simply means that you do not require applying any visa before travelling to Hong Kong. Only thing required is a valid passport and there is no visa fess as well.




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