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Monday, February 23, 2015

Hong Kong Itinerary

Hong Kong Travel Tips

Travel Motto in Hong Kong: "Follow the Signs"

Budget : HKD6,000 / S$1000 / $800 (two pax)
(++ depends on food and shopping) 

Check in Shanghai Hostel, Chunking Mansion , 5 minutes away from Tsim Sha Tsui MTR, Exit N1.
Accommodation: 4 Nights 5 Days HKD2300 /S$350 /$300

Food: HKD1500 /S$250/$200

Transportation, Entrance Fees, Souvenir: HKD2400 /S$390 /$310 

Morning Arrival 
Lunch at Fairfood nearby East Tsim Sha Tsui MTR 
Food prices ranges below HKD 250-125 / S$20

Lantau Island: Tsung Chun MTR

Sightseeing Victoria Harbor and Avenue of Stars
Nearest MTR: Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station Exit J and follow the signs.

Watch Symphony of Lights in Victoria Harbor.

Two options to purchase your disney ticket. 
1. Along Avenue of the Stars there's a stall where you can by the ticket. Buy them before 10 pm to get a free gift. 
2. Or buy in your hostel to get discounted ticket. I choose the second option. 

Night Market in Temple Street. Nearest MTR: Jordan or Yau Ma Tei. 

2nd Day 

Take Disneyland Resort Line: Take Tung Chung MTR line transfer to Sunny Bay Station, then onwards to the Disneyland Resort Station.
Entrance Fee: HKD 450/ $75

2 persons: HKD 1,300/ $150/ S$190
In our hostel they sell it for HKD 420.

Food is not allowed inside. 
Pricey Lunch around HKD 450 / $75

Late Dinner near Mong Kok Station. In Argyle Bazaar Mall headed to the basement hall and had dinner in Cafe de Coral plus with free wifi. 
Dinner: HKD125 / S$20

3rd Day

China Ferry Terminal in Tsim Sha Tsui. Walk through Harbour City Mall, or take a taxi to 33 Canton Road.

Ferry Price range: HKD 132 to HKD 172 

We took Roundtrip Turbojet tickets Hong Kong to Macau: HKD 145, 
Macau to Hong Kong: HKD 185.

We bought Oceanpark tickets inside Macau ferry terminal. More cheaper, no taxes added. Ticket price: $260

Lunch at Olympus Hotel. Free. 

In Macau Sands Hotel just outside the hotel across the street we visited Macau's Fishermans Wharf. 

Macau Tower. 

Casino Sightseeing : Check outGrand Lisboa Hotel / Lisboa Hotel. 

In Senado Square / Ruins of St. Pauls Church / Monte Fortress. Check out famous eatery selling Portuguese Egg Tarts. Try out different delicacies, free taste provided in each store. 

Food trip: Milk Tea and Meat, Vegetable with Curry sauce. 

Late night departure to Hongkong, back before 12 midnight. 

4th Day

Admiralty MTR, nearby Bus Interchange take Bus 629 to Ocean Park.

Food is not allowed unless you can hide it. 

Ocean Park - HKD 320 / S$50 /$40

( We bought ahead of time Ocean Park tickets inside the Macau ferry terminal. More cheaper, no taxes added. Ticket price: $260 )

Dinner at Delicious Kitchen nearby Tsim Sha Tsui MTR. 

Mall Hopping

Brunch at Guangdong Barbeque Restaurant nearby East Tsim Sha Tsui MTR. 

Jordan Station drop by Sports Outlet only to find out there's more at Mong Kok station. Everywhere there's branded Sports outlet there. 

Check out Langham Place for an air-conditioned shopping comfort. 

Snacks at Hui Lau Chan

Dinner at Hokkaido Rice Pizza in ISquare. Right across the street from Chunking Mansion.

0645 to Airport 

Breakfast at Popeyes HKD40 

(Planned to go to Shek O Beach. Take Bus #9 from Shau Kei Wan MTR station and get off at the last stop. Travel time: 1 hour and 30 minutes)

No more cash and Time Consuming so stayed in the airport. 

Mcdonalds Lunch: HKD 40 

Window shopping at Terminal 2. Watch Movie in Airport Cinema. 

Must try foods:
Dimsum, Dumpling, Noodles, Ice Deserts and Milk Tea. Either in Tim Ho Wana or Lan qui fong

Important Words: (Don't waste your time , its No use at all)
Chai Nali - Where? 
Sa Pien – There?
Jieko ching - Discount please

Unvisited Places: (according to my research this is how you get there)

1. Lin Heung Tea House 
How to get there: Hong Kong Island, 160-164 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong; 852-2544-4556
(Nearest MTR: Central, 10 min walk from Sham Shui Po MTR , another 5-10 minutes walk to Wellington Street.

2. The Peak 
How to get there: Hongkong Island, high altitude and panoramic view of the area by Sky Pass/Observatory Deck. Madame Tussauds is located at The Peak.

3. Macau: City of Dreams Shows. 

4. Wooloomooloo Roftop Bar: 27th Floor, 31/F Rooftop The Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hongkong 
Nearest: MTR Wanchai & Jaffee Road Bars

5. Stanley Market: MTR Chai Wan station

6. Beaches: 
Shek O Beach. Take Bus #9 from Shau Kei Wan MTR station and get off at the last stop. Travel time: 1 hour and 30 minutes. 

Trio Beach. Take the 1A minibus from Choi Hung MTR or 101M minibus from Hang Hau MTR; get off at Pak Sha Wan, where a sampan makes the 10-minute journey to the beach OR MTR Choi Hung Station Exit C2, then take the minibus route 1A. MTR Hang Hau Station, then take the minibus route 101M.

Sai Kung you can either take MTR to Diamond Hill Station (about HK$7/8), then bus 92 (HK$5.8) to Sai Kung, or MTR to Choi Hung and, from near exit C1, take green minibus 1A (HK$8) to Sai Kung. Bus 92, about every 15 mins, takes about 40 mins, whereas the green minibus operates about every 3 mins and is much faster, taking about 20 mins. They both terminate at Sai Kung Promenade. 

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