Hong Kong holidays transport you to a modern metropolis packed with possibilities. With traditional temples, fantastic food and wonderful wildlife, this is a place that really does have it all.
Soak in views of the skyline from the deck of the iconic Star Ferry in Victoria Harbour as the world-famous Symphony of Lights bursts into action. Hop aboard the Peak Tram and climb into the hills to gaze at the island below.
Temple Street Night Market is a hive of activity, whether you're seeking out a delicious satay skewer or beautifully tailored suit. You can get up close to Hong Kong’s incredible wildlife on hilltop hiking trails, home to inquisitive macaques, deer and colourful birds.
Save the world alongside Marvel superheroes or hang out with Mickey and friends at Hong Kong Disneyland. Immerse yourself in Hong Kong’s eventful past at the Museum of History and marvel at the incredible works in the Museum of Art.
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Whether you’re seeking high-end shopping, fantastic food or an active adventure, Hong Kong holiday packages offer something for everyone.
Hong Kong holds the record for the most skyscrapers of anywhere in the world. As evening falls, head up into the hills for the best views as the island illuminates in a flicker of neon and street lamps.
Hop aboard the Peak Tram and climb to the top of Victoria Peak on this 131-year-old funicular - with the best views on the right of the tram as you head into the mountains.
The curiously shaped Peak Tower is located just below the summit and is packed with restaurants where you can dine alongside views of Hong Kong Island below.
Take to the water on a traditional Chinese junk boat cruise to marvel at the skyline. Sip traditional tea or try tasty seafood while you gaze in awe as Victoria Harbour comes alive in the evening. More than 40 of Hong Kong’s skyscrapers light up in an array of colourful dancing lights in the world-famous Symphony of Lights display.
Meet Mickey and friends at the world-famous Disneyland Resort, perfect for a family holiday to Hong Kong. You’ll find thrilling rides, dazzling shows and magical performances at this Lantau Island resort.
Be sure to catch the enchanting ‘Paint the Night’ firework displays, painting Cinderella’s fairy-tale castle in glittering sparkles.
Hop aboard the Jungle Cruise as you set sail through the rainforest in search of Tarzan’s Treehouse. You can don your superhero cape at the Iron Man Experience or join gold prospectors on a Grizzly Gulch mining adventure.
Hong Kong is brimming with stunning landmarks and architectural treasures. The Ping Shan Heritage trail takes you into the lives of early settlers, while a visit to the Kat Hing Wai Walled Village showcases the lives of the Hakka community and dates back almost 500 years to the Ming dynasty.
Marvel at the Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island, home to the 112-foot (34 metre) Tian Tan Buddha statue. The giant bronze statue uniquely faces north, with most Buddha effigies facing a southerly direction.
Explore Hong Kong’s colonial past at St John’s Cathedral – built by the British in 1849. Meanwhile, the now vacant British Victoria Prison once held Vietnamese political leader, Ho Chi Minh.
Dive into Hong Kong’s rich past at the Museum of History, spread across eight fascinating galleries. The dazzling exhibits take you on a journey through 400 million years of history, from the early Devonian period to the Handover of Hong Kong in 1997.
Gaze at the masterpieces showcased at the Museum of Art or trace the traditions of local people at the Heritage Museum. Take in colourful Chinese sculptures or get playful at the Old Toy Exhibition.
Get hands-on with science and industry at the Hong Kong Science Museum, all before exploring the galaxy in the Space Museum’s giant planetarium.
Home to some wonderful wildlife, don’t miss the spectacular mountain parks on your Hong Kong holiday.
Hike the Dragon’s Back in Shek O Country Park and you’ll pass through forested peaks that overlook Hong Kong below. Keep an eye out for local wildlife, including deer, snakes and eagles.
Head to Kam Shan Country Park and meet the local macaques. The lush forest here is home to a large group of inquisitive monkeys, as well as colourful bird life.
If you prefer to be close to the key cultural attractions, base your Hong Kong holiday in Kowloon. Home to the area’s big museums, you’ll also have a fantastic mix of restaurants, theatres and shopping on your doorstep.
The Peninsula Hong Kong is close to the impressive harbour and key transport links. The five-star retreat is perfect for a Hong Kong honeymoon, with a full-service spa and excellent dining options.
If you’re heading here for the legendary dining scene, consider a stay in the north west of Hong Kong Island.
The restaurants in this area are fantastic, and it’s where you’ll find some of the region’s top dining destinations.
Sample menus from some of Hong Kong’s biggest names such as Ichu Peru, Belon and Ser Wong Fun before exploring the districts old neighbourhoods. The Hotel Jen Hong Kong by Shangri-La makes an ideal base.
Luxury holidays in Hong Kong take opulence and grandeur to another level.
A stay at the five-star Ritz-Carlton in West Kowloon not only puts you close to Hong Kong’s best attractions, but it comes with its own Michelin-starred restaurants and rooftop lounge overlooking the stunning skyline.
Soak up the views in the infinity pool or recharge your batteries with a full spa treatment.
The currency used in Hong Kong is the Hong Kong dollar (HKD). Credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and larger stores.
Two official languages are spoken in Hong Kong, Chinese and English. Various Chinese dialects are spoken, with Cantonese and Mandarin being the most common.
Hong Kong uses type G and D plugs, with three-pins. Standard voltage is 220V/50Hz.
Taxis, ferries and trains (the MTR) are Hong Kong’s simplest travel methods. Buses are also common and service most locations throughout the islands.
Hong Kong’s cuisine is a delicious blend of Chinese, Cantonese and Vietnamese cooking traditions.
Whether it’s hole-in-the-wall noodle shacks or Michelin-starred dining you’re after, Hong Kong holidays cater to all tastes.
Traditional favourites such as dim sum and noodle broths feature heavily. It’s also common to take tea (yum cha) in the afternoon and enjoy dim sum as a side dish. For the best in the area, visit Sham Shui Po or Sam Hui Yat.
With over 60 Michelin-starred restaurants, there are plenty of options for fine dining, with popular venues offering seafood, sushi and late-night sui yeh, or midnight snacks.
Hong Kong’s calendar is bursting with a diverse mix of colourful festivals.
The most famous is Lunar New Year, which sees the streets filled with red lanterns as residents pray for good fortune in the temples or browse the pop-up markets selling flowers and food.
The night parade is the main event, with floats and Chinese dragons illuminated with twinkling lights.
The electric atmosphere carries on through the year with highlights including the more traditional dragon boat festival to the modern-day events such as the Ani-Com & Games event and the high-tech eSports festival.
With almost anything available to buy on Hong Kong’s bustling streets, this destination is a haven for travellers looking for some retail therapy. The markets are where you’ll find the best bargains - with haggling a must if you want to pay a fair price.
Head to the famous Ladies Market and Temple Street Night Market for souvenirs, where you’ll find everything from suits and shoes to antiques and old print newspapers.
Nearby is the iconic ‘Sneaker Street’ – dedicated to big-brand trainers and sportswear.
There’s upmarket shopping at the Pacific Place mall, a huge complex filled with designer brands and the latest looks from the catwalk.
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