Hong Kong (meaning Fragrant Harbour ) is a famous destination in Asia, it’s one of the most densely populated places in the world and its rapid industrialization made HongKong one of The Four Asian Tigers. The country was the former British colony so it inherited many western structures and the various nationalities have made HongKong an exotic place to visit. Hong Kong is not one single small island with many skyscrapers, in fact there are 200 individual islands and the four main regions are Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, the New Territories, and Lantau Island. So you sure will have lists of places to visit in HongKong
Flights to Hong Kong
Flights to Hong Kong are around 250$ -600$, there are a lot of flights to Hong Kong from Ho Chi Minh and flights to HongKong from Ha Noi at cheap price from $100. Hong Kong is described as a year-round destination so you can always find good deals and cheap flights to Hong Kong with Vietnam Airline, Vietjet, Jetstar, Cebu Pacific, Air Asia, Singapore airline and so on. Travelaki.com has airlines that accept cryptocurrency.
Transportation in Hong Kong
There are many convenient transportations such as MRT, taxis, buses, minibusses and tramways (Hongkong island only). To make your Traveling in Hong Kong easier, you should pick up an Octopus card to use the efficient MTR system, you can also make payments with the card at the malls, coffee shops and top it up at convenient stores ( 7-eleven, Circle K..)
Where To Visit In Hong Kong
1. Lan Kwai Fong
Lan Kwai Fong Hong Kong is an L shape area located on Wyndham and D’Aguilar streets on HongKong Island. This is the hottest nightspot for the locals and tourists to spend a sleepless night shaking off all the stress from works. Despite being a narrow neighborhood, it has up to 90 restaurants and bars, fantastic liquors and drinks and occasional carnival on the streets.
2. Nathan Road
Nathan Road Hong Kong is the main road on Kowloon island, it connects Tsim Sha Tsui ( an urban area ) with Sham Shui Po ( a poor area) and it’s a few meters away from Victoria Harbor. This location is very ” instagramable ” because it lines with many restaurants and malls and neon light signs make the area glow with colors. It’s also a shopping street where you can find unique souvenirs.
3. Temple Street
Temple Street Hong Kong is also located on Kowloon island and its length is around 6km. It’s very colorful and bustling at nighttime, they sell many things here like cheap price electronics, delicious traditional dishes and many men clothing stores. You can also easily find a fortune teller here if you want something more exotic.
Hong Kong is known for having more than 1000 skyscrapers and nearly three-quarters of them used for housing. The observation deck Sky100 HongKong is on the 100th floor of the International Commerce Centre – the 4th tallest building in HK and 3rd in Asia. It gives you a 360-degree view from here, you will get to enjoy the whole modernized, busy, beautiful city from above.
Adult HKD169 (HKD188)
Child (3-11) and senior (65+) HKD115 (HKD128)
=> Also check out Skydeck Bitexco Ho Chi Minh city
5. Avenue of Stars
Avenue of Stars Hong Kong is alongside with Victoria Harbour close to New World Center, on Kowloon island. It was modeled after Hollywood Walk of Fame so there are many handprints and autographs of celebrities and directors engraved on the cement plaques. It’s also a nice area to take a walk around for peaceful sea view .
6. Disney Land Hongkong
You don’t need to fly to Universal Los Angeles America to explore the magical world of Disney, just a flight from Ha Noi to Hong Kong Disney Land on Lantau island, then you and your family will have great fun and excellent experiences. You can also buy a ticket in the Airport terminal 2 or train stations or book online in advance.
Opening hours: 10.30am-8.15pm daily
Adult (12 -64) – HK$ 639
Children (under 2-11) – HK$ 475
7. Ocean Park
Ocean Park HongKong is the second-largest park in Hong Kong after Disneyland and it was recognized the 7th most popular theme parks in the world by Forbes, it’s on HongKong island. It’s the combination of a marine mammal park with oceanarium and casual amusement park. It’s a big park so you can spend a whole day here exploring places like Marine World, Thrill Mountain, Adventure Land, etc. Tourists will be stunned by the diversity of marine wildlife looking through the glasses under the ground of the sea.
Ticket price ~ HKD 480
Monday to Friday 10 AM to 6 PM
Saturday and Sunday 10 AM to 7 PM
8. Victoria Peak
Victoria Peak HongKong is the highest peak on Hong Kong island with the height of 552m. This destination is the one you cannot miss when you travel to Hong Kong. You can enjoy the spectacular, paranomic view of the charming city and the waterfront from the public walking paths around the peak. The best way to get to the peak is using the tramp of Lower Terminus Peak Tram, it takes around 8 minutes to get to the peak but u have to queue for very long for a ticket. So you should come early to prevent the crowd.Open from 7:00 – 24:00
“Hong Kong is a wonderful, mixed-up town where you’ve got great food and adventure. First and foremost, it’s a great place to experience China in a relatively accessible way.” – Anthony Bourdain
9. Victoria Harbour
Victoria Harbour Hong Kong is a natural deep-water harbor lying between Hongkong island and Kowloon island, it was an important strategic spot during the British colonial period. Now Victoria harbor is not just a place for trading but it’ also the most famous tourist attractions in Hong Kong. Especially, a night stroll along a harbor is a great experience, the air will be much more cooler and refreshing while the lights glow up from buildings surrounding the harbor. What a chill vibe!
10. The Islands
Hong Kong has much more than just what our eyes usually see, there are not only just fancy malls, sparkling skyscrapers, and modern architectures and attractions. Tourists can escape the busy lifestyle of the city coming to many remote and hidden islands of Hong Kong such as Lantau Island, Lamma Island, Cheung Chau, Sharp Island, Tung Lung Chau, Peng Chau, Yim Tin Tsai, Grass Island and so on. Tourists will get to experience many different senses from the stunning and pure landscapes, the never-ending grass field, the ocean surrounding villages, to the contrast of the serenity and dynamism of East and West heritages.
There are direct flights from Ho Chi Minh to Hong Kong to different airports on these Outlaying islands at Travelaki.com