Private tour : Kowloon Walled City: past & present

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
  • Cancellable

Overview

You will travel with your private tour guide to Kowloon Walled City Park by MTR. The park hides a fabulous history as the site used to be home to one of the biggest independently administered Shanty town.

This walking tour will enable us to discuss Hong Kong’s history, from the opium wars to the Handover but also the various migrations that took place in the 20th century.

Your private tour guide will go through the many reasons why the area was converted into a Chinese garden and the codes that are now in place to make it a peaceful place.

We will finish the tour by taking you to ‘Little Thailand’, near the old airport of Kai Tak, where you will be able to enjoy lunch or to Mongkok.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kowloon Walled City Park, Tung Tau Tsuen, Kowloon, Hong Kong China

We introduce the district to the travellers.

Then we visit a temple and talk about the early years of HK colony.

We walk through Kowloon Walled City Park and explain the history of the Walled City and its change into a park.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kowloon Bay, Northwest of Kwun Tong District, Kowloon, Hong Kong China

We spend some time into Little Thailand.

Option to finish with a thai lunch or toend at Mongkok MTR station.

Duration: 45 minutes

Inclusions
  • Public transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Kowloon Walled City Park
  • Entry/Admission - Kowloon Bay

Exclusions
  • taxi rides
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
Departure Point

Central, Hong Kong

Traveler pickup is offered
We can meet in Central, at the guests' hotel (if suitably located) or at Lok Fu MTR station. We will discuss the best arrangement with the travellers.


Departure Time

9:00 AM


Return Details

Mong Kok Station, Mong Kok, Hong Kong

Voucher info

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

Duration

3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

PaulA5920

24 Jul, 2022

Stephanie our guide did an amazing job of telling the story of the area in incredible detail. No notes required here - just straight from the heart tales from the past. I’ve been in HK since 1992, and I still learnt loads. A grand day out :-)

beverleyw700

06 Jun, 2022

This tour included so much more than I expected, with addition of nearby interesting sights and places as well as the Walled city garden. Stephanie is a very engaging and knowledgeable guide. I would highly recommend this company - with clear and easy meeting instructions too. Looking forward to future tours with Stephanie!

Bakes25

06 Jun, 2022

This is my second tour with HK a la carte with Stephanie as guide. I can highly recommend the Kowloon Walled City tour to anyone interested in HK history. Even if you have a very god knowledge of HK's past and have previously joined other guided tours, I have no doubt Stephanie will be able to provide pieces of information you have never heard before. A great day out with family and friends

903JulieL

03 Jan, 2022

Fabulous trip. The walled city was demolished in 1990 and replaced by a park so we knew there was not much to see physically. But Stephanie wove such a compelling story that we were able to experience the walled city and feel what it was like!

mtstasney

28 Oct, 2021

Stephanie's knowledge and stories brought to life an interesting and little-known history of Hong Kong's Kowloon Walled City area. Highly recommended.

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