Full-Day Private Customized Walking Tour of Hong Kong

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
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  • 8 hours
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable

Overview

Private Full Day Customized Walking Tours with a private tour guide are 8 hours long and combine Hong Kong’s must see sights with hidden gems and back streets. 

Our ethos is ‘like-a-local’. This is a culturally immersive walking tour, meaning that you will travel around Hong Kong on foot and using the excellent public transport system….like a local! Throughout the tour you will learn about Hong Kong’s culture, customs, history and local way of life. Feeling hungry? We’ll get you eating like a local too! Your tour is flexible and will be paced to your speed and requirements.  

Ideal for people with limited time, or those who want a comprehensive overview of Hong Kong prior to exploring further on their own. Simply indicate your interests after booking and enjoy an itinerary specific to you. 

Available in English, Spanish, French, Dutch and Cantonese & Mandarin Chinese. All guides are native speakers.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

Full day private customized walking tours last 8-hours, your private tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby in Hong Kong at 9am.

If you have never been to Hong Kong before and have no preferences, you will have a comprehensive city tour covering both Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. We will combine some of the must see's like Victoria Peak and riding the Star Ferry with something a little more off the beaten track to ensure that you see Hong Kong for what it really is; a city of contrasts where the metropolis sits side by side with national parkland, where the super-wealthy walk shoulder to shoulder with people living in poverty, it is a city where east truly does meet west like in no other. 

Some popular sites that you may like to include in your tour:

  • Victoria Peak and the Peak Tram - admiring the view and learning about the notable buildings and the development of the city.
  • Sheung Wan - learning about Chinese Medicine and medicinal foods.
  • Central - exploring the banking and financial district and learning about Feng Shui in architecture and business.
  • Soho - riding the worlds longest escalator system and seeing the most westernised side of Hong Kong.
  • Tsim Sha Tsui - discover some of Hong Kong's oldest and most notable buildings including The Peninsular Hotel and Hullet House, the former marine police headquarters.
  • Mong Kok - Explore the colourful Flower Market, Bird Market, Goldfish Market and Ladies Market.
  • Sham Shui Po - visit the least affluent area of Hong Kong and learn about the day to day life of the average Hong Konger.
  • Aberdeen - take a short cruise through Aberdeen Harbour and visit the famous floating restaurant JUMBO.
  • Stanley - take a stroll along the promenade, shop at the famous Stanley Markets and learn about Stanley's history as a base for pirates.

Some discussion topics that you may be interested in:

  • History - learn about the British colonisation of Hong Kong, the Opium Wars and Hong Kong's return to China.
  • Culture and religion - visit one or more of Hong Kong's beautiful temples to learn about the religions of Taoism and Buddhism. Understand the importance of offerings and fortune telling.
  • Politics - discuss the agreements under which Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997 the current political environment.
  • Food - eat your way through Hong Kong tasting the Cantonese favourites of Dim Sum, Wonton Noodles, BBQ Pork, Fish Balls, Egg Puffs and more.
  • Current Affairs, Day To Day Life Of The Average Hong Konger, Poverty, The Housing Crisis, Religion, Education, Architecture, Language.


After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel or anywhere in central Hong Kong.

Inclusions
  • Hotel meet-up and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Public transportation used during your walking tour (MTR, ferry, tram, bus) 
  • Star Ferry
  • Peak Tram
  • Children aged 11 years and under are free of charge.

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Pickup from airport or airport hotel (HK$173 per person)
  • If you elect to use a taxi at any point during your tour, the costs are not included and are payable by yourself. 
  • Please note that if you book a hotel pick-up, it is still a walking tour, not a car tour which means that you will be travelling around using the excellent public transport system.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved - please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Not wheelchair or push chair accessible
  • All tours takes place as scheduled except under Red/Black storm warning or Typhoon #8 or above. For up to date weather information see the Hong Kong Observatory website.
  • Tours will be delivered in English unless requested otherwise at the time of booking.
  • Tours are available in Spanish, French, Dutch, Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese. 
  • Please also inform us if you are travelling with children under 12 years of age. 
Departure Point

Your hotel lobby in Hong Kong


Departure Time

9am.
Please email bookings@hellohongkong.com.hk and let us know if you need an alternative start time.


Return Details

Returns to original departure point or you can asked to be dropped off at the appropriate place for your evening plans.

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 hours

Package is not cancellable.

User's Reviews

Image - 16 Feb 2018 -

Ruben S

My wife and I had 72 hours on our first visit to Hong Kong. Nicole was surprised at our ambition to see as much Of the city as we could and this tour delivered just that. By combining public transport, taxis and walking Nicole’s tour made for an unforgettable day.

Image - 23 Dec 2016 -

Shirley D

Our guide, Jess, was outstanding. She knew the best, shortest route everywhere. Had a great time and would highly recommend her.

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