For 2 people - A 5 hour tour of Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong | This is my Hong Kong!

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Activity Level

74062


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids 16 and under are free of charge so you would for example book a 2 person tour if there are 2 adults and 2 kids under 16.

A single person travelling with 2 kids under 16 would use the 1 person price.

I have 3 kids of my own and still have one teen living at home so I welcome tours with kids of all ages.

Friendly: No.
I need to know in advance if you are wheelchair bound or using a walking frame, I do my very best to accommodate people with disabilities, I treat each enquiry on a case by case basis

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

5 hours | private walking + public transport tour of Cheung Chau Island in Hong Kong


If you really want to know Hong Kong and I mean really know Hong Kong then book a premium private tour with Jamie today. .

You can simply book this tour as described note that my premium tours are fully customisable I can do special requests, you can let me know in advance or simply let me know when we meet and will let you know if your custom itinerary is feasible within the time frame of the tour

Please refer to the itinerary section for a more detailed explanation.

Please note that I do NOT do car tours or food tours. Hong Kong has the best public transport in the world and it is far quicker to walk and to use air conditioned public transport

I give you the REAL Hong Kong with adult conversation and a genuine local perspective rather than telling you fluffy nonsense!| I can customise this tour for you, start time, no. of people, no. of hours, price etc for booking purposes.

Itinerary

This is a very specific tour

For 5 hours we will explore Cheung Chau Island one of Hong Kong's 263 Islands, this will involve a wonderful ferry ride there and back, at least one way we will try and get (weather permitting) the slow ferry which takes about 50 minutes, it has an outside deck with seating and in the right weather it is simply fabulous to watch the world go by.

Going to Cheung Chau Isand is like stepping back in time, it is one of my favourite places to visit in Hong Kong, I have been going to Cheung Chau since I was a kid in 1972 | there are no cars, buses and trucks, no tall buildings and it is just lovely walking around the island soaking up the Island culture.

Any time left over will be spent on Hong Kong Island.

I am happy to stop for snacks or a meal if this is what you what you would like to do, there are plenty of options for simple Chinese fare.

I highly recommend a trip to Cheung Chau Island.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

This is a walking tour but we also use public transport to get from place to place if and when required, Hong Kong probably has the best public transport system of any city worldwide, it really adds to the tour experience!

We do walk at at a pace to allow for conversation and in hotter weather, plenty of rest stops, I am not known for rushing around

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: Me, Jamie the most experienced and highly rated private tour guide in Hong Kong, having lived in Hong Kong since I was 11 years old, I know the place.

I pay for my share of food and transportation, however you need to read my what's extra section for a detailed description.

After the tour and if you are in Hong Kong for more than one day I can send to you my very highly rated Self Guided Tours, they cover all the great things to do and see in Hong Kong and come with very detailed instructions on how to get there using pubic transport and little image attachments to ensure you do not get lost!

I am the pioneer of self guided tours in Hong Kong, introducing them in 2011 | all part of my 5 star service..

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 HK$ - This is a per person amount - It is always a good idea to carry a decent amount of local cash ie HK$ with you, a good supply of HK$10 and HK$20 notes + if you can get them HK$1, HK$2 and HK$5 coins. You can use this for transport, snacks, souvenirs etc. Most markets in Hong Kong accept cash only.

Most shops and restaurants accept credit cards but many older smaller restaurants take cash only.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: The cost of any public transport such as taxi, buses, minibuses, ferries, trams, The Peak Tram, The MTR, Airport Express etc.

Drinks / Snacks / Meals / Souvenirs, etc.

Entrance fees (where applicable) into museums, parks etc. the cost of these is usually minimal and in many cases free (with the exception of Ocean Park and Disneyland!)

For convenience I absolutely recommend purchasing an OCTOPUS CARD available from any MTR Station, it will cost you HK$150 including a refundable deposit and you can top it up at any convenience store, this card can be used on all public transport options (except Taxies and Yellow minibuses) and you can use them at 7 - 11 and Circle K Convenience Stores, Supermarkets, Starbucks, McDonalds etc they can save you a lot of time and hassle even if you are here for just a couple of days.

* It is hot and humid for 5 months of the year so remember to wear appropriate footwear/clothing.

A Recent Review of this tour

Jaimie provided a unique experience of Hong Kong life with a refreshing sense of humour and straight up information. Learnt so much about the real Cheung Chau Island - a fantastic day! Thanks Jaimie - Carolyn & Amanda
Carolyn Coleman

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    74062


    Categories

    Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids 16 and under are free of charge so you would for example book a 2 person tour if there are 2 adults and 2 kids under 16.

    A single person travelling with 2 kids under 16 would use the 1 person price.

    I have 3 kids of my own and still have one teen living at home so I welcome tours with kids of all ages.

    Friendly: No.
    I need to know in advance if you are wheelchair bound or using a walking frame, I do my very best to accommodate people with disabilities, I treat each enquiry on a case by case basis

    Maximum travelers: 2

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent)

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