Streets of Hong Kong (Half Day Tour)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

299996


Categories

City, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids are very welcome on my tours.

Children 16 and under are free of charge so you would for example book a 2 person tour for a family of 4.

I have 3 children of my own, so I know how to adjust to keep kids fully engaged.

Friendly: Yes.
I am always happy to serve clients with special needs. Please provide details in advance for planning purposes.

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

4 Hour Private Walking Tour of Hong Kong


If you are looking for a 4 hour cultural and historic walking tour of Hong Kong specifically tailored to meet the interests of an inquisitive and discerning cultural traveler, this is the tour for you.

I will make sure you will see and experience a truly memorable mix of iconic Hong Kong points of interest as well as plenty of localities far off the mainstream touristic path in a shortened half day time frame.

You can still count on plenty of vibrant local street culture. You can also expect a smattering of yummy local street snacking coupled with my sophisticated NYC cab driver style of commentary along the way.

As my Dad used to say, if you truly want to understand a culture you have to look at how the people eat, pray and trade. That means neighbourhood street life, local street markets, yummy street food, local eateries and all manner of taoist, buddhist and local folk temples and shrines.

My bespoke Hong Kong cultural tours are strictly private and tailored to match your expectations.

Itinerary

This is a private walking tour which means the itinerary will be personalised to meet your unique preferences.

As a general matter you can expect that we will cover all of the important points of interest in central Hong Kong, including the best vista from Victoria Peak, the historic Central District, the Star Ferry, the magnificent temples of Kowloon and the colourful mass of local urbanity known as Mongkok.

However, I will take you one step further by interconnecting and weaving between these basic waypoints with my own repertoire of local neighbourhoods, markets and lesser known but equally significant points of interest that I consider essential in order to complete the cultural and historic "big picture" of Hong Kong and its people.

This is the reaction I target: Wow I never imagined I would experience and learn so much.

And if you are an avid amateur photographer, phone camera user or simply want to have your visit well documented with cherished photographic memories, I'm your guide. . .

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel or accommodation in Hong Kong or another place to be mutually agreed upon.

Airport layover/transit passengers: HK International Airport pickup by me and NO surcharge for this service.

Cruise ship Passengers: Cruise terminal pick up by me and NO surcharge for this service.

It's easy to spot me. I am always wearing a wide brim hat and a guide lanyard.

End location: Your hotel or another place to be mutually agreed upon.

Airport Layover/transit Passengers: I will get you onto the Airport Express Train which is a 25 minute ride directly to the airport departure hall or see to it you are in a safe taxi to the airport.

Cruise Ship Passengers: Generally, I will see to it you are in a safe taxi returning to the Cruise Ship Terminal.

If you want to spend additional time in town, I will make sure you have the ability to return safely and promptly on your own.

Duration: 4 hours

Tour can be extended to 5 or 6 hours by private arrangement.

Transportation

The tour is an authentic combination of urban walking and all modes of public transportation including trolleys, ferries, buses, subways and cabs, as needed.

What’s Included

My services as your private local guide for the day.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500 HKD - The maximum amount needed for local transportation, snacks or meals and miscellaneous expenses.

What’s Extra

Your transportation expenses, food and refreshments, entrance fees if applicable are excluded.

Restrictions

I am not a commercial driver. I can engage a late model air conditioned car or van with driver if required.

A Recent Review of this tour

Bill did a fantastic job of introducing us to Kowloon. His knowledge of the area was amazing. We enjoyed our time with him and recommend him wholeheartedly. His recommendations were great.
Anton Visser

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