2 Days Essence of Hong Kong Tour (Hong Kong Island + Lantau Island)

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To fall in love with Hong Kong, you have to see the extraordinary beauty of Hong Kong, experience the living of Hong Kong, hear stories of Hong Kong, which is what this 2 Days Hong Kong Essence Tour all about. You will have a flexible half day tour to enjoy the different aspects of this vibrant and exciting city at Hong Kong Island as well as a free afternoon to explore anything you are interested. Another highlight is to take a side trip to the mountainous Lantau which remains fairly wild nature beauty.

Highlights of this tour

  • Half day tour of arranged tour plus half day of independent travel on your own;
  • Best highlights of Hong Kong get covered;
  • Soak in the trails linking monasteries, old fishing village and beautiful beach of Lantau.

Basic Trip Information

from $607
  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Hong Kong
Travel Length:
2 Days and 1 Nights
Tour Code:
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Hong Kong Half Day Tour

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After breakfast, you will be picked up from selected hotels in downtown area by your private tour guide and driver to start the exciting Hong Kong exploration.

Firstly, you will climb to the highest point of Hong Kong - Victoria Peak (552m) via the famous Peak Tram which has operated for more than 112 years as one of the world oldest funicular railways. Walk through the verdant woods to explore hidden old buildings left by the old Hong Kong. Also ascend to the observation deck to sweep the magnificent Hong Kong skyline and tranquil harbor views.

Get down from the peak, then go to take a trip to Repulse Bay. Known as the Hawaii of Orient, the Repulse Bay is the most beautiful sand beach with long coastline, soft sand, clean water and appropriate temperature. After the leisure break in Repulse Bay, proceed to the Stanley Market. Browse fancy petty commodities in various little stores and enjoy the fun of bargaining, or just order a cup of coffee or beer at the seaside café or pub, a great way to spend time away from the maddening crowds.

The following afternoon is free for you explore this cosmopolitan on your own. 

Suggested activities for free time: 1) take the famous Star Ferry to enjoy the superb views of Victoria Harbor; 2) explore lively Kowloon area where you can visit Tsim Sha Tsui, Wong Tai Sin, Nan Lian Garden.

(Victoria Peak Tram Suspension Notice: the peak tram is now under an upgrade construction, train service has been suspended from April 23, 2019. And it will last for about 3 months till July 23, 2019. During the time, travelers will be driven to the top of Victoria Peak instead.)

Victoria Peak Tram Repulse Bay
Day 2 Hong Kong (B, L)

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After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at the hotel, and transfer about 1 hour by a private car to Tung Chung of Lantau Island - the largest island in Hong Kong.

After arrival at Tung Chung, ride the wonderful Ngong Ping 360 cable car to the Ngong Ping Village from which you will gain amazing panoramic views from verdant terrain, city skylines, Hong Kong Airport even South China Sea. Land the earth at Ngong Ping Village, go to visitthe largest Buddhist temple of Hong Kong - Po Lin Monastery, then take a short trek to see the Tiantan Giant Buddha which stretching more than 111 fee t (34 meters) high and is the largest seated, outdoor bronze Buddha on earth. Just a short walk away is Wisdom Path, where an ancient prayer is inscribed on a series of wooden steles.

After lunch, ride a bus down the Ngong Ping Village to explore the Venice of Hong Kong - Tai O which is more than three centuries old, and still retains most of its historical setting such as waterways, stilt houses and fishing boats and its fishing village scenery. Then transfer by bus to Tung Chung and drive back to your hotel.

Ngong Ping 360Po Lin Monastery

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Panoramic View of Yangshuo Town
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the Forbidden City Overall View

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