You don’t need a close look to see why Hong Kong is one of the most beautiful cities in the world! This city is full of energy with countless activities to enjoy. From shopping to sightseeing and aggressive restaurants to night clubs, you will have much to do. If you have the full spirit of adventure, you won’t resist riding the ferries and boats. Modern beauty spas that offer world class massage will also leave your heart throbbing! Unfortunately, you can’t do all the above things but there are exceptional experiences that you can’t just miss.
Whether it is your first time to be in Hong Kong or the Fifth, these are the top 5 activities you won’t like to miss.
Taking a ride to the Victoria Peak
Even if your have some limited time, you should visit and take photos of the famous Victoria Peak, the most prominent attraction in Hong Kong. Standing at 552m above sea level, it is the highest point on this Island. From this peak, you will have a spectacular view of the Victoria Harbour, Kowloon and the whole Hong Kong Island. You can reach the peak in just minutes using the latest transport means. But the best way is taking a ride on the Peak Tram – the steepest funicular railway in the world. You can either visit this site during the day or at night.
Eating delicious local food
When it comes to delicious local foods, Hong Kong leads. There are numerous dishes that you can order from the hotels and restaurants but don’t miss the DIM SUM. In English, it means “Touch your Heart”. Although this dish may available in many other parts of the world, Hong Kong is the ultimate place to enjoy it. Similar rosters include char siu baau, har gow, turnip cakes and spare ribs.
Visit the Star Ferry
If you visit Hong Kong on a tight budget, there are still thrilling activities for you. The Tsim Sha Tsui will give you a chance to view the Hong Kong skyline yet it is very affordable. Apart from being cheap, this form of transport is very enjoyable. With a fleet of 12 boats, you won’t miss a chance. The crossing takes only seven minutes. It is also an opportunity to take attractive photos to keep the memory so have your camera ready!
Tour the Giant Buddha
The Giant Buddha lies in the Lantua Island west of Hong Kong, and it is an attraction you can’t afford to miss. It is a 202-ton bronze statue that may keep your mouth ajar. Other attractions in Lantua Island include lush valleys, pristine beaches, soaring mountains and traditional fishing villages. The best way to tour this place is to take a ferry across Hong Kong.
Get a Relaxing Massage
After a long day, you definitely need to rest, and the best way is to get a relaxing massage. Once you arrive Hong Kong, you can also opt to have a massage that will relieve you the fatigue. There are world class beauty spas and experts to take care of you. From traditional bespoke therapies to express pedicures, you will get great treatment to relax your body. Day spas offer most of the treatments under the sun, with most operating until 11 pm or even later.