Hong Kong (Shenzhen) (05 Nights/06 Days)
Hong Kong(2) - Shenzhen(1) - Macau(2)
Hong Kong with Macau Break offers travelers an option to explore Hong Kong, a world renowned getaway and tourist destination along with neighboring Macau, a Casino destination and major tourist attractions for tourists from all over Asia.
Start Point: Hong Kong
End Point: Hong Kong
Best Season To Travel
- Day-1 Hong Kong Arrival
- Day-2 Hong Kong City Tour
- Day-3 Hong Kong to Shenzhen by train
- Day-4 Shenzhen to Macau by ferry
- Day-5 Macau city tour
- Day-6 Macau to Hong Kong International airport by ferry
Hong Kong - Victoria Harbour (14.00 kms), The Peak Hong Kong (21.00 kms), Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter (28.00 kms), Repulse Bay Hong Kong (29.00 kms), Stanley Market and Murray House (34.00 kms), Shenzen-China (35.00 kms), Macau Excursion ex-Hong Kong (64.00 kms)
Shenzhen - Splendid China Folk Village in Shenzhen (9.00 kms), Longgang Museum of Hakka Culture in Shenzhen (37.00 kms), Xichong Beach Shenzhen (70.00 kms)
- Hong Kong to Shenzhen -17 kms (0.3 hrs)
- Shenzhen to Macau -65 kms (1 hrs)
- Macau to Hong Kong -64 kms (1.5 hrs)
- Dim Sum: Cantonese specialities ie savoury snacks, steamed and served in bamboo baskets on trolleys.
- Cha siu bao: Barbecue pork bun
- Har gau : Steamed shrimp dumpling
- Shiu mai : Steamed and minced pork with shrimp
- Peking duck: Roast duck served with pancakes, spring onions and hoisin sauce or sweet bean sauce
Chiu Chow cuisine is from a part of Guangdong province. It uses light, slightly vinegary sauces and is strong on seafood and roast goose.
Hakka food is generally simple in style with baked chicken in salt among the best dishes.
Szechuan food is hot and spicy with plenty of chillies. One speciality is barbecued meat.
- Zhian jing: a rice wine served hot like sake
- Liang hua pei: potent plum brandy
- Bai jiu: a fearsome white spirit).
- Kaolian: a whisky) and Maotai.
Popular beers are the locally brewed San Miguel and Tsingtao (from China).
The city enjoys a mild climate from the middle of September to the end of February, while the weather from May to mid-September can be hot, wet and humid, with August being the wettest month
- Hong Kong has an excellent public transportation system that is considered one of the best in the world. Octopus cards accepted here.The main types of public transport are:
- MTR: The subway system.
- Bus: Destination info, stop names and fares are displayed in English at bus stops.
- Taxi: Taxis can be hailed on the street (except in some restricted areas) and are metered. Red taxis operate almost everywhere; green taxis are restricted to the New Territories; and blue taxis to Lantau Island.
- Tram: Trams run east or west along Hong Kong Island..
- Ferry: Ferries go from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon and the Outlying Islands. Peak Tram: The fastest way to The Peak. Operates daily at 10 to 15 minute intervals. Octopus cards accepted.
- Currency is HK$.
Octopus card :This is an extremely versatile stored-value electronic card that can be used for most public transport, as well as purchases in convenience stores, fast food shops, supermarkets, cake shops, vending machines and more.A refund handling fee will be charged if you return the On-loan Octopus less than 90 days from the date of issue.
- The standard electrical voltage in Hong Kong is 220 volts AC, 50Hz.
- Hong Kong is one of the safest cities in the world, where people can walk alone with confidence even at night. But take good care of your belongings at all times.
- Free public Wi-Fi is available at multiple locations, including public libraries, major museums, public parks, indoor markets, MTR stations, ferry terminals, and popular tourist spots.
- When you shop abroad, save all your receipts, as customs inspectors may ask to see them along with the items you purchased. If the total value of your goods is more than the duty-free limit, you'll have to pay a tax (most often a flat percentage) on the value of everything beyond that limit.
- The current in Hong Kong is 220 volts.
- When visiting Hong Kong, it's a good idea to be immunized against typhoid and hepatitis A and B, and in winter, a flu vaccination is also advisable
- For police, fire, and ambulance emergency services, dial 999.
- Do not drink directly from the tap
- Lastly learn some local languange words(which i know is not easy) because English speaking folks are not as many as you would desire.