Have you been stopped by a visa when you have the idea of traveling to China? Now you have the chance to visit China without a visa. The government has issued policies of China visa free, and more cities are included in the visa-free list. Even most of them are only with the policy of Transit Without Visa, it is also much more convenient than before. The below itinerary is designed for those who would like a short trip with no pressure to Hong Kong. Hong Kong is one of the cities with a visa-free policy, which means you don’t need to prepare any Hong Kong visa documents before traveling. A visa-free tour to Hong Kong will be easy and leisurely. It’s time to have a trouble-free journey!
Welcome to Hong Kong. Our guide will meet you at the airport. After picking you up, we will take you to see the Avenue of Stars, which is modeled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the Avenue of Stars, you can see handprints and statues of famous people, all of whom are Hong Kong movie stars, such as Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and Anita Mui. It is one of the world’s most popular promenades.
Next, you will go to the nearby Harbor City which is a shopper’s paradise. As the biggest and most diverse shopping mall in Hong Kong, you will enjoy fantastic one-stop shopping, dining, and entertainment experience. Meanwhile, you can appreciate the 270-degree panorama of Victoria Harbor when you exit from the main entrance of Harbour City, and the Victoria Harbor the largest in China and the third largest in the world. You can also see the spectacular scenery of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. The magnificent sunset and evening views here will impress you a lot.
Apart from the beautiful scenery of Victoria Harbor, you can also enjoy Aqua Luna’s 45-minute Harbor Cruise to discover this charming city. On this traditional Chinese sailboat, you can enjoy not only a stunning scene and the towering edifices on both sides of the shore but also exquisite food and wine.
Another famous tourist project in Victoria Harbor is A Symphony of Lights. This well-known laser light and music show is jointly achieved by 44 skyscrapers and landmarks on both sides of Victoria Harbor, to present a dynamic and colorful Victoria Harbor to audiences. On November 21, 2005, A Symphony of Lights was awarded the world’s “Largest Permanent Light and Sound Show” by Guinness World Records.
The next tourist attraction is Temple Street which is named after Tin Hau Temple. As a famous night market in Hong Kong, Temple Street sells all sorts of bargains, cheap but delicious Chinese food, and fully reflects the lifestyle of common people. Strolling down the street, you will see multiple food stalls and cheap restaurants, Mahjong playhouses, Karaoke, and Fengshui stands (Chinese geomancy). Here you can experience the life of ordinary Hong Kong citizens.
Then you will be transferred to your hotel and have a good rest.
Free time suggestion: As a famous night market, Temple Street provides all kinds of food. If you want to savor the local favor, Dai Pai Dang (a type of open-air food stall) is a place of must. The Wonton Noodles, the Clay Pot Rice, Beef Balls, and Fish Balls are all palatable and worth a try. We believe these foods will not only satisfy your appetite but also endow your tour with Hong Kong food culture.
Wong Tai Sin Temple is the first scenic spot after breakfast. This notable temple celebrates the popular priest of yore, Wong Tai Sin (otherwise called Huang Chu-ping), who reputedly turned into divinity at Hengshan Mountain (Red Pine Slope). Hong Kong people from all walks of life come to this bustling Taoist temple for luck through contributions and fortune-telling. Some people come to ask the master about future life through fortune-telling sticks.
Then you will visit Victoria Peak. Standing at 554 meters, it is the highest hill on Hong Kong Island. Victoria Peak boasts many restaurants, and scenic spots. You can enjoy panoramic views of the metropolis, lush woods, and winding walks via the historic Peak Tram, which has been in service since 1888. It only takes seven minutes to reach the summit.
After arriving at the peak, Peak Tower will catch your sight. It is one of the chicest landmarks in Hong Kong. Here you can enjoy sweeping views of Hong Kong Island. Global cuisine, diverse stores, and entertainment facilities will cater to every visitor. You can buy a postcard printed with Peak Tower as a souvenir.
After lunch, you will visit Repulse Bay. This crescent-shaped bay owns a wide and warm beach, clean water, tall palm trees, and delicate food. Thus, many Hong Kong people love to get relaxed and release the summer heat here. You can enjoy swimming and walk in the shade of trees. Repulse Bay is also one of Hong Kong’s luxurious residential areas, with numerous villas and mansions spread across the sloping shores of the bay.
Apart from Repulse Bay, there are many places to visit nearby. Tin Hau Temple is a traditional Chinese temple with a ten-meter-high Statue of Tin Hau (also known as Mazu, the Goddess of the Sea). According to legend, Tin Hau is the patron saint of fishermen because she saves drowning people at sea. Tin Hau Temple is the representative of Mazu culture in the coastal area, which boasts far-reaching influence in China.
Then you will visit Stanley Market. It is located by the sea with warm sunshine and beckoning beaches. As a traditional open-air market, Stanley Market is famous for its bargains and has become a thriving tourist resort. Different kinds of stalls and stores sell Hong Kong souvenirs, as well as traditional Chinese handicrafts, such as silk garments, Chinese painting, and calligraphy. Spending several hours here will make you feel enjoyable. Hope you enjoy your free time shopping here!
At the end of a wonderful day, we will send you back to the hotel.
Free time suggestion: The nightlife in Hong Kong has a unique glamour. If you want to enjoy the nightlife, Lan Kwai Fong is a great place you cannot miss. It is a bustling street filling with western restaurants and bars and Japanese Karaoke, glowing with neon lights. Many white-collar workers and tourists love to come here for drinking, dining, and clubbing.
After breakfast, we will check out and then drive to Lantau Island. You can visit Po Lin Monastery, worship Big Buddha, and eat delicious food in the restaurant. Also, Lantau Island is home to a rich heritage and traditional fishing village culture. Many people choose to take a vacation here. You can experience all kinds of wonderful outdoor activities in one day. We will take Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car to Ngong Ping Village. You can enjoy the surrounding scenery through the transparent glass on all sides.
And then you will see the biggest open-air seated bronze Buddha statue in the world. The Big Buddha is 23 meters tall and weighs 250 tons, built in the early 1990s. This giant statue of Buddha is so kindly and solemn, giving people a sense of peace.
Big Buddha is facing Po Lin Monastery which you will visit next. There are three bronze statues of the Buddha in the main temple houses, representing the past, present, and future lives. You can also try the delicious vegetarian food here. Hope you can find inner peace here.
We will have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will drive to Tai O Fishing Village. As a routine port on China’s ancient “Maritime Silk Road”, it is also the most-known fishing village in Hong Kong. Owning to its beautiful settings surrounded by rivers and mountains, traditional stilt houses, ancient temples, and delicious seafood, this quint and beautiful village is known as the “Venice of Hong Kong”. Many visitors are attracted by the traditional stilt houses which are built over the winding rivers. Here you can truly feel a unique fisherman life.
Option: Tai O Fishing Village is famous for its traditional salted fish, shrimp paste, salted egg yolk, and fish maw at affordable prices. Many tourists buy Tai O’s specialty products and take them home as presents. Various specialty products have different price and their characteristics. All visitors can choose the products they want. You can also take a sightseeing wooden fishing boat to catch fish by yourself, and then take to a nearby food stall to cook and enjoy the fresh and delicious seafood.
Today our guide and driver will say goodbye to you. You will be transferred to the airport and fly back to your sweet home. See you again!
Author: Wu Jing
Proofreader: Tina Jia
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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.