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Private Walking Foodie Tour: The Best Bites of Hong Kong Island

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong SAR
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  • 3 hours
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Want to try our local snacks but don’t know where to go and what to eat??  Come to join us now, the 2.5 – 3 hours foodie tour include 4 food samplings, our friendly foodie guide will regale you with the history of Wanchai, share funs and tell you more of Hong Kong’s food culture and its’s development.  A guided walk also include a visit to a wet market, so you can deeply dig to the grassroots of Hong Kong.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Wan Chai, Hong Kong China

At 10:00 a.m, our friendly foodie guide will meet you at your hotel and take MTR together to Wan Chai MTR station.

We begin our tour with a tasty sampling brunch at a local “Hong Kong style café” (Cha Chang Teng) for the iconic drinks like milk tea or mixed milk tea and coffee, Hong Kong-style French toast, pineapple bun with fresh butter, breakfast sandwiches and other morning specialties.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Wan Chai Market, 338 Chai wan road, Chai Wan Chai Wan Municipal Services Building, Chai Wan, Hong Kong China

In between our tastings, we will stop by an iconic wet market that offers a blast to the past. Wet markets are the traditional places that sell poultry, live fish, fresh meat which require frequent “floor washing”, this is how the name of the “wet market” came from. Wet markets are usually wet, smelly and fishy but also the places to get the freshest food with cheapest prices.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Wan Chai, Hong Kong China

We will stop at three family-run tasting food stalls featuring Hong Kong’s classic food which may include samples of roast pork belly or Barbecue pork.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hong Kong House of Stories, 72A Stone Nullah Lane G/F, Wanchai, Hong Kong China

On our way, we will pay a visit to the “Blue House” which was the original site for the first hospital in the 1870s but was acquired by the government in the 1970s, and the outer walls painted blue and were thus named the “Blue House”. During the 1960’s – 1970’s, Kung Fu Master, Wong Fei Hung, had a student named Lam Sai Wing, who launched a Kung Fu Studio at Blue House with his nephew. The building also houses the “Hong Kong House of Stories” which is open to visitors.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pak Tai Temple, 2 Lung On Street, Hong Kong China

Towards the end of the tour, we will make a stop at Pak Tai Temple. The temple is a Taoist temple, built-in 1863, is the biggest of its kind in the city. It consists of three halls with the main hall housing the three-meter tall copper image of Pak Tai with the images of Lung Mo (Dragon Mother) on both sides. The temple is now listed as a “grade 1 historical building by the Antiques Advisory Committee for permanent preservation.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Wan Chai, Hong Kong China

The Old Wan Chai Post Office is the oldest surviving post office building in Hong Kong. The building was erected between 1912 and 1913 and opened on 1 March 1915 as the Wan Chai Post Office. The building is now operated by the Environmental Protection Department as an Environmental Resource Centre.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Wan Chai, Hong Kong China

Tenement House - is 3 pre-war residential blocks building. They are now a Grade III historical building and have been preserved for wedding-related shop now.

Stop At: Lee Tung Avenue, No.200 Queen's Road, Wan Chai Opposite Hopewell Building, Hong Kong China

Lee Tung Street is known as the Wedding Card Street by locals. The street was famed in Hong Kong and abroad as a center for publishing and for the manufacturing of wedding cards and other similar items. All interests of this street were resumed by and reverted to the Government of Hong Kong since 1 November 2005. Lee Tung Street was demolished in December 2007 as part of an Urban Renewal Authority (URA) project.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: The Pawn, No.62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong China

This four-storey Wan Chai building was previously the famous Woo Cheong Pawn Shop. Now it is a landmark in Wan Chai offering both an exhibition and entertainment. While carefully maintaining many of its original features, the building has been revitalized into a stylish and trendy bar and restaurant.

Stop At: Wan Chai, Hong Kong China

Food tasting - mini egg puff and egg tarts from the local bakery

Duration: 20 minutes

Inclusions
  • Food and drink tastings at 4 locations (subject to change and availability)
  • Bottled water (one per person)
  • Tour will be conducted by our friendly professional English speaking guide (licensed by Hong Kong Travel Industry Council)
  • Hotel meeting service by our professional guide
  • Return to hotel accompanied by our professional guide
  • No appointed shopping stop is involved
  • Entry/Admission - Wan Chai

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks not belong to our tastings
  • Transportation fees from your hotel to Wanchai and reverse
  • Gratuities
  • Cost of transport, entrance fees (if any) or any food / drinks which you choose to buy during your tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you have food allergies, please let us know upon making booking, we will try to avoid and make alternative tastings for you
  • Vegetarian option is also available, please advise us upon making reservation
  • Minimum numbers of 2 paying adults are required to operate the tour
  • We offer a pick-up service for all guests who stay in a downtown hotel. Airport / Airport Hotels / Disney Hotel / New Territories including Shatin incur an out of city surcharge. If you couldn't find your hotel name, please let us know upon making a reservation. After your tour is finished, our tour guide will keep you accompanied and return to your hotel.
  • Our tours are "walking tours" and we make use of public transport to travel around. This means that we will be using the MTR (train), buses, ferries, and the trams
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

MTR Wan Chai Station, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Traveler pickup is offered
We offer a pick-up service for all guests who stay in a downtown hotel. Airport / Airport Hotels / Disney Hotel / New Territories including Shatin incur an out-of-city surcharge. If you couldn't find your hotel name, please let us know upon making a reservation. After your tour is finished, our tour guide will keep you accompanied and return to your hotel.


Departure Time

10:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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Duration

3 hours


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