If you are planning a trip flying in and out of Hong Kong airport, ourHong Kong layover tour would be a perfect match for your stopover.Whether you have 4 hours or 3 days in Hong Kong, we will offer you the best Hong Kong layover itinerary to spend your vacation. Rather than counting the minutes until your departure flight, a Hong Kong layover tour from airport will make the most of your trip in Hong Kong. There are so much worth to see. You will climb to the highest point of the Hong Kong city to enjoy a stunning city view, stroll in the most famous market - Stanley Market to find something special for your family and visit the largest casino in East Las Vegas – Macau. Contact us right now! We will make you a memorable Hong Kong layover trip.
Welcome to Hong Kong! Your wonderful Hong Kong 3-day layover tour will start here. Your professional tour guide will be waiting for you at Hong Kong International Airport.
After meeting and greeting with the tour guide and driver, we will start our Hong Kong tour from the Victoria Peak. It is located 45 kilometers from the Hong Kong International Airport. And it takes around 45 minutes to get to the Peak Tram station at the foot of the Victoria Mountain.
The Peak Tram will be available for you to visit the peak. As a pleasant ride ascending the peak, the total length of the Peak Tramis 1,350 meters and is the earliest cable car system in Asia. It has been in operation since May 30, 1888. For more than 100 years, the Peak Tram has undergone several renovations.If you are interested in the history of the cable car, you can also visit “Peak Tram Historical Gallery” where 200 precious exhibits are waiting for you.Your journey aboard the cable car will take about eight minutes to reach the Victoria Peak.
As Victoria Peak is the highest point with a height of 554 meters in Hong Kong, it is the best place to command a panoramic view of the Victoria Harbour, Kowloon Peninsula, and even the entire Hong Kong Island.As one of the famous landmarks in Hong Kong, Victoria Peak combines sightseeing, shopping, and entertainment, attracting more than six million Hong Kong citizens and foreign tourists every year.
Located in the southeast of Hong Kong Island and the northwest of the Stanley Peninsula, Stanley Market is a well-known tourist spot in Hong Kong and opens between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.The market is characterized by the shining sun and the refreshing breeze and it is full ofthe leisurely seaside style. Besides, there are several streets for visitors to go shopping in Stanley Market, such as Stanley Main Street, Stanley Market Road, Stanley New Street, and Stanley Village Road. Wandering on the streets, you will appreciate numerous stand-alone tenement houses orderly arranged on both sides, and a lot of famous shops selling souvenirs, Chinese handicrafts, ready-made clothes, and oil paintings, etc. You can also enjoy the fun of people’s bargaining, and appreciate the charm that is unique in the market.
Option: Lan Kwai Fong Bar Street will be a good choice if youwant to experience and enjoy the nightlife of Hong Kong. Located between Wyndham Street and D’Aguilar Street on Hong Kong Island, Lan Kwai Fong Bar Street isvery popular among the younger generation, ex-pats, and tourists. Numerous white-collar workers and foreigners, as the major consumer groups, will be here to look for entertainment after work, especially on Friday and Saturday nights. Generally speaking, an evening here is comprised of two parts: Happy Hour and Spree Hour. Happy Hour starts from 17:00 to 21:00.Spree Hour begins at 22:00. You can choose any time to have a visit.
This morning, we will go to Macau by ferry. Our guide from Macau will meet you at the pier.
First you will visit the Ruins of St. Paul’s which was initially built in 1602.As one of the most representative “Eight Scenic Spots of Macau” and the most familiar symbol of Macau, it is adjacent to the Macau Museum and the famous Monte Fort. It is about 27 meters high and 23.5 meters wide, and its front façade and the grand stone stairs are the only remains of St. Paul’s Church and have a history of over 350 years. As the front façade of the church looks like a traditional Chinese archway, that’s how the ruins got the name.The Ruins of St. Paul’s adopts the style of European and Oriental architecture, reflecting the blending of the Eastern and Western arts. Besides, it boasts exhibitions of religious artworks, including paintings, sculptures, and statues.
The next stop of this trip is Monte Fort which stands adjacent to the Ruins of St. Paul’s. Built in 1616, Monte Fort is one of the main historical sites and the largest and oldest among the many forts in Macau. It covers an area of about 10,000 square meters.In addition, Monte Fort was built to protect the priests in St. Paul’s Church from pirate attacks and was later converted into a military facility area.
The last stop before lunch you will visit is A-Ma Temple which was built in 1488 and has a history of more than 500 years.It is located in the southwest of the Macau Peninsula, built along the coast. As one of the three major Buddhist temples in Macau, A-Ma Temple consists of the Gate Pavilion, the Memorial Arch, the Prayer Hall, the Hall of Benevolence, the Hall of Guanyin, and ZhengjiaoChanlin (a Buddhist pavilion), which were built in different periods. If you have an interest in the religious cultures of Macau, A-Ma Temple is a good place for you.
Then we will drive to the Macau Tower to have lunch.
Situated close to A-Ma Temple, Macau Tower is a well-known large-scale tourist facility in Macau. As a new landmark, the tower covers an area of 13,363 square meters with a total height of 338 meters. There are four floors for sightseeing in the Macau Tower. The viewpoint extends from the 58th floor to the 61st floor, and the scenic lift will lead you to the floor that you want. In addition to the 59th and 60th floors for catering, the 58th floor is the main indoor sightseeing space where a spectacular view of Macau will unfold in front of your eyes.If you are interested in extreme sports,the 61st floor will be suitable for you. There are many exciting sports such as Sky Jump, Sky Walk, Bungee Jump, Mast Climb, etc. available for you. As it integrates sightseeing, conference and entertainment, many tourists at home and abroad are attracted to be here each year.
We will have our lunch at the revolving restaurant on the 60th floor.
In the afternoon, we will visit the famous Venetian Casino which is located in the Venetian Resort Hotel. The 39-story hotel features world-class facilities that surpass the scale of Las Vegas in the United States, including more than 600,000 square meters of luxury rooms, a Grand Canal shopping area with nearly 100,000 square meters of world-famous brands, and an 8,000-square-meter spa. With 850 gambling tables and 4,100 slot machines, the Venetian Casino is the world's largest gambling venue and is large enough to accommodate 90 Boeing 747 airliners.
After spending some free time in the casino, we will take a ferry back to Hong Kong.
Option: As it is mentioned above, there are many thrilling extreme sports including bungee jump on the 61st floor of the Macau Tower. If you are enthusiastic about extreme sports, bungee jump will be recommended for you. The world’s tallest “Bungee Jump” has been settled in the Macau Tower, bringing the ultimate thrilling and unforgettable experience to those who like “extreme adventure activities”. After jumping off the 233-meter-high platform, the challenger will cut through the sky at a high speed of 200 kilometers per hour and feel the pleasure of falling free in four to five seconds.
This morning, you will say goodbye to Macau and visit some other famous attractions of Hong Kong. First of all, you will visit Lantau Island which is located in the southwest of Hong Kong.Lantau Island is the largest island in Hong Kong. It covers an area of 147 square kilometers, nearly twice the area of Hong Kong Island, the second largest island in Hong Kong.
Then, you will see Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car which is a famous attraction of Lantau Island. Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car with a length of 5.7 kilometers was officially opened to the public on September 18, 2006.The cable car consists of two types of cabins, standard cabin and crystal cabin. The floor of the crystal cabin is made of transparent glass, offering an all-around vision. Besides, on the cable car, you will command a fine view of the distant landscapes, including the Big Buddha and the Hong Kong International Airport.
Built in the early 1990s, Big Buddha is seated majestically on Lantau Island. It is composed of 200 bronze castings.It is 26 meters high and weighs 220 tons. The magnificent statue symbolizes the stability and prosperity of Hong Kong and the peace of the world. Meanwhile, as the largest outdoor bronze seated statue, many Chinese and foreign believers and tourists come to worship and visit each year.
Then we will walk to the Po Lin Monastery which was built in 1924 and is dedicated to Guanyin. It is located on the Ngong Ping Plain of Lantau Island and with Big Buddha seated on the left. There are a number of magnificent and majestic buildings, such as the Great Buddha’s Hall and the Hall of Heavenly Kings.
Next, we will take you to the airport according to your flight schedule and you will fly back to your sweet home and the memorable China tour will end here.
Author: Gaiying Lee
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We started with a few days in Beijing & ended in Shanghai, from where we visited the Forbidden City and Great Wall. In between we visited Terra Cotta Warriors Museum, Panda Base, Shanghai Disneyland.
We had a wonderful holiday in China which will remain long in the memory. China is a breathtakingly beautiful country full of splendid temples and palaces, mountains and rivers, peaceful rural scenes and bustling shopping streets.