Saturday, June 16, 2012

Itinerary: First time visit in Hong Kong

Where to stay?
There are multiple inexpensive hotels and hostels in Kowloon area. But based on what I read most, it is okay to stay there if you are with some guys. But if you are traveling alone, or you are all girls they say it is better to stay in Hong Kong Island, which is a little expensive.  On my first to third stay in HK, my personal choice is to stay in Causeway Bay area.

On our fourth visit, I'll be trying to stay in Kowloon (specifically  near Austin and Jordan stations) for the convenience of near the port from Macau, near the shopping areas, closer to Disneyland and closer to International Airport.

Are you looking for trip plans or itineraries for Hong Kong, you are in the right page!

Itinerary: Places to go, Things to see, What to do in Hong Kong
For First Time Visitor (on 4 day trip)

Day 1:
Ocean Park
The Peak
Madame Tussauds

Day 2:  Lantau Island Monastery

Day 3:  Disneyland Hong Kong

Day 4:
Man Mo Temple
Aberdeen Fishing Village

For a Returning Traveler (on a 4 day trip)

Day 1: Symphony of Lights, Kowloon

Day 2:
Museum of Art at Tsim Sha Tsui
Snoppy’s World at  Shatin New Town Plaza Mall
Modern Toilet at Mongkok
Time Square at Causeway Bay

Day 3: Disneyland HK

Day 4:
Ocean Park
The Peak
Madame Tussauds

For Solo Off Beaten Path (on a 2 day trip)

Day 1:
IFC Towers at Central
St. John’s Cathedral at HK Park
Clock Tower and Avenue of Stars
Symphony of Lights

Day 2: 
Victoria Park, Kowloon
Nan Lian and Chi Lin Nunnery
Modern Toilet at Mongkok

For 8-hour stop in HK 
(excluding outgoing and coming back to the airport and waiting time)

If you still want to see Buddha (Lantau Island Monastery, near the airport)

08a-12n  Central: The Peak & Madame Tussauds
12n-02p  Roam around Mongkok (Street Shopping)
2p-4p    Late Lunch at Modern Toilet (locations: Mongkok or Causeway Bay)
4p-6p    Roam around Tsim Sha Tsui / Kowloon area (i.e. Victoria Park, Museum of Art)
8p-8:30p Symphony of Lights
*oops, suddenly, I made it 12 hours instead of 8 ;-)

To read more of my Hong Kong trip report, please click on the following link:

Also continue reading on the following threads:

Happy planning!

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