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Private Hong Kong Layover Tour: City Sightseeing with Round-Trip Airport Transport
"After pickup from the Hong Kong airport by private vehicle your five-hour layover tour begins with a ride on the Victoria Peak tram for spectacular views of Hong Kong Island and its skyscrapers. Take an eight-minute funicular railway ride to the summit where your personal guide will point out Kowloon and the surrounding islands of Victoria Harbour.Next pass beautiful Repulse Bay en route to your next destination the famous fishing village of Aberdeen. Marvel at Hong Kong's floating community on Aberdeen Harbour and learn about this thriving village where fishermen and their families still reside aboard traditional junk boats. You'll have the option to board a your guide will accompany you to Stanley Market where goods are available at just a fraction of the price in town. Browse the small shops for great deals on everything from Chinese costume jewelry and souvenirs to silk clothing and sportswear. When you’ve had your fill of bargain shopping
From HKD1,567.00
 
Hong Kong Super Saver: Hong Kong Island Tour plus Sheung Wan District Walking Tour
"Hong Kong Island Morning Sightseeing Tour:After hotel pickup (select hotels only) your guide will take you aboard a funicular tram to Victoria Peak to start your morning tour of Hong Kong Island with amazing views from the top. Look out past Kowloon and the surrounding islands before you descend and then head past picturesque Repulse Bay on your way to Aberdeen. Learn about this floating community where fishermen still reside aboard junks and take an optional trip aboard a sampan (flat-bottomed wooden boat) around the fascinating harbor (at an additional cost).Next your guide will take you to Stanley Market a must-see destination in Hong Kong. Browse the little shops for fantastic deals on everything from Chinese costume jewelry and souvenirs to silk clothing and sportswear. When you’ve had your fill of bargain hunting head to your final destination – a famous jewelry factory where professional craftsmen make gorgeous works of art
From HKD713.00
 
Kowloon Street Food Tour
"Make your own way to Yau Ma Tei MTR Station and meet your guide at Exit A1. After introductions follow your guide through the bustling streets of Kowloon where you first visit an open-air produce and fruit market. Here you can see the ingredients that go into local dishes before you taste the food in its final form.Next your guide leads you through the district a working-class area renowned for its inexpensive restaurants and food stalls where you eat and drink like the locals: in family-run greasy spoons and busy food courts. Sit elbow-to-elbow with other patrons and learn how to order in Cantonese as you dive no-nonsense culinary scene.Take in numerous small restaurants near the Temple Street Night Market. Taste favorite snacks main courses and desserts
From $57.00

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Humid or What?

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear I went to Hong Kong in May, being cold in New Zealand when i left i worn jeans, good plan (Not), arriving in Hong Kong at night was fine not too hot nor too cold. In the morning woke up at 6am and got into my jeans. By about 10am after walking around Hong Kong the jeans were ready to come off big time the humidity rose to about 110% (well it felt that). Make sure you take warm clothes for out and about at night, and summery clothes for the day time. It can get hot!

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IcemanNZL
May 03, 2003

It's mostly hot!

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Generally other than a few weeks over Christmas/New year, Hong Kong is hot and humid! Light clothing, good walking shoes are essential. However in those winter months over Christmas it can get cold, bring long pants and a jacket.

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Leah1231
Dec 19, 2002

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Luggage and bags Travel light, you can buy clothes there. I like the Chinese Arts and Crafts store in Tsim Shat Sui-the short sleve shirts are wonderful. See also the silk under shirts.
It is a mild climate in spring, fall and winter. You will see the Chinese wearing scarves and winter coats while you are either in shirt sleves or a light jacket. Very hot and muggy in the summer. But, don't forget a swim suit because Hong Kong has some great beaches.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Great place for walking so bring walking shoes. They are exxpensive to buy here so bring yours. Treat yourself to a pair of handmade shoes at Vogue Shoes in Tsim Shat Shu.

dennyosborn
Sep 08, 2002

PACKING FOR A HOT SUMMER!

Luggage and bags A resonable backpack

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear When visiting Hong Kong in the Summer, bring lots of sunscreen!!! The weather there is so HOT! HOT! HOT while we were there. Some cotton T-shirts, sleveless blouse, skirts and most important of all, good pair of walking shoes. You will walk alot in Hong Kong

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Sep 03, 2002
 
 
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Luggage and bags One with wheels and leave room for your purchases

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Dont pack any nice evening clothes if your a shopper Hong Kongs seven malls will entice you to purchase new clothes for your night on the town!

Three seasons in Hong Kong Hot, Hotter and Hottest but dont wear shorts when dining in fine Restaurants

Joy_Division
Aug 26, 2002

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Luggage and bags Suitcases are fine. We took a small rucksack to carry around our essential guide book, wallet and light umbrella.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear Comfortable casual for the day and smart casual for the evening. We felt slightly underdressed when leaving and returning to the hotel (Mandarin Oriental) in our shorts and t-shirts because most visitors were business people or their rich wives! We decided we would still stay there and still wear the same clothes if we were a lot richer and so rose above it!!

Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear Don't need a bikini really. The only beach we went to was Shek O and a relax in the bar overlooking the beach was more suitable.

SallyHat
Aug 26, 2002

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Miscellaneous Climate

Hong Kong is hot and monsoonal in the summer(June-Sept)with particularly heavy rains in June and July, temperatures around 86F and high humidity. Wear medium weight clothes and take a light coat. Other months call for lightweight clothes.


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slaybelle
Aug 25, 2002

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Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear It never gets too cold, even between December to February it will only drop to approx. +10 degrees C.
It usually gets very warm during summer time reaching 30-35 degrees C and it's VERY humid. Bring lots of light loose clothes for your shopping and exploration trips aroung HK, something more casual for partying.
If you are there on business it is usual to wear a more formal suit.

Toiletries and Medical Supplies Just bring plenty of water esp if you are heading into China. Also if you are heading into mainland China you will need your vaccinations, very important!

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Aug 24, 2002

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Hot and chilly

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear although the temperatures are fairly high year around, it is absolutely necessary to bring a sweater or something warm with you, since the airconditioned buildings are chilly!!!!

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Jun 07, 2003

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