Tag Archives: Victoria Peak

Hong Kong: 3 days 2 nights Itinerary which gives you almost EVERYTHING HK has to offer!

HONG KONG ITINERARY (3 days 2 nights)

Best Itinerary for you if you want to visit MOST of the TOURIST AREAS in HK. These are arranged in a way that attractions are near each other, so that you can save in transportation costs.

Click the links to see my blog posts/reviews about it. 🙂 

1st Day — Arrival in Hong Kong 7:05 am (Cebu Pacific Air)

  • 7:05- 8:30 —->   transport going to your hotel
  • 8:30- 9:30—–>  drop things off your hotel and take a little rest.
  • 9:30 – 10:00 —> Go to Ocean Park using 629 bus from Admiralty Station
  • 10:00- 5:00pm –> Stay and enjoy Ocean Park! Closing time is 4 or 3.
  •  5:00pm- 6:00pm –> Go to Victoria Peak by taxi (only 20 minutes with leeway costs $10USD or use the tram)
  • 6:00pm – 8:00pm –>Visit Madamme Tussauds Museum (Level 3, Victoria Peak Mall)
  • 8:00pm – 9:00pm ––> Sky Terrace (uppermost level of Victoria Peak) or do some   shopping in the mall
  • 10:00 pm —> go back to the hotel (I know you will be very tired by then!) or you can visit a bar in Sheung Wan, HK.

*All the attractions here are in HK Island and very near each other.

2nd day —> Disneyland Day

  •  7:00————->wake up
  •  7:00 – 9:00 —-> getting ready (breakfast, taking a bath.. etc.)
  •  9:00 – 10:00 –> transporting time going to Disneyland. Ride the subway going to Disneyland
  •  10:00 – 10:00pm –>Enjoy Disneyland and the Fireworks

3rd day –>NGONGPIN 360 and shopping Check out Hotel (bring your bags with you) Best if your travel going back to Manila or your destination is by 7pm

  • 8:00 am –>Check out Hotel
  • 8:00 – 9:00 –-> travel time going to Ngongpin (use subway and get off Tung Chung Station
  • 9:00- 9:30 –> there is a baggage deposit counters or lockers (for rent) in the parking area of the mall right after you went out the Tung Chung Line) Ask the customer service to know where the lockers are exactly located
  • 10:00- 11:00--> eat your lunch in this mall
  • 11:00 – 2:00 pm –> go to Ngongpin 360 and visit the Giant Buddha Just walk towards the escalators leading to Ngongpin 360 cable car. The mall is just adjacent to it.
  •  2:00 -4:00 —> Shop till you drop. I forgot to say that the Mall is a factory outlet of your favorite brands, so it is cheaper to buy there! (to name a few: Mango, Coach, Guess, Esprit, and some high ends one)
  • 4:00 – 5:00 –> Go to the airport using the S1 bus which has a stop near the mall, just ask the guards where it is (travel time approx 15 minutes) and then check-in the airline counters and ready to depart
  • 7:00 —> Go to your own destination! Hope you enjoyed HK! Bye bye!

If you have any questions, feel free to comment below and I will answer it as best and as fast as I could 🙂

To see tips on how to save money in HK–> click here.

———————————————————————————————————- Continue reading Hong Kong: 3 days 2 nights Itinerary which gives you almost EVERYTHING HK has to offer!

Advertisements

Hong Kong: Victoria Peak: Gives you a wonderful peek into the city of lights

Victoria peak is the highest point in Hong Kong. It is located in Hong Kong Island. It is a good place to visit, not only because you can get a good view of the city but you can see there the Madamme Tussaud’s attraction and you can also do some “wild” shopping up there.

Here comes the Tram! 🙂

You can go here using the Tram (which literally goes in a 90 degree slope) Tip: Find a good seat, standing will give you no justice! It is not like the usual subway!!! (I tried, so heed my advice, it is tiring keeping your balance). The line is really long and some pesky travelers with tour guides have their priority in the entrance, so they can get in first, so people who went there independently will always be pushed back and lining for it will take you a great deal of your time.

You can also get here by BUS. Which I don’t suggest!!! No way!! I won’t advise you to go here using the bus if you are traveling in 4s or 5s. It will take you 1-2 hours to get into the peak. The travel time is too long since there are a lot of bus stops and a lot of people riding it too. Take note that Victoria Peak is also a residential place, so some of the people are dropping off every 5 minutes. The route is also winding… so if you end up standing upright instead of sitting comfortably… you will just experience a roller coaster ride (If you want then you can go!) and you might just puke after.

If you are traveling by 3s or 5s, better to take the taxi, it will only cost you $10 USD per way. The ride will take less than 20 minutes.

The Shopping Mall inside The Peak

The goods sold there are cheap, so if you plan to buy souvenirs, then it is a good place to buy. It is also safe since actually it is a mall with high security and such. The mall structure is shaped like a bird…. a hawk maybe?? anyway.. I’ve also been here 3 times already in 3 different season.. the most unforgettable was during my 2nd visit.. when it was winter and it was very very cold! I got chills and I stayed frozen for sometime there! So, if you wanna visit the Sky Terrace (the balcony on the uppermost level of The Peak), I suggest that you go there not during winter, you might just froze to death (especially if you are not used to this kind of weather).

You can buy ticket in the airport, since it is much more cheaper. You can buy in china travel service hong kong booth in the airport and they offer discounts and packages –> I mentioned this in my previous post (How to save money in HK)

Inside Madamme Tussaud’s is one hell of an experience! It was really beautiful out there! The wax figures are really look-alikes of the real deal. It is really copied to perfection. It is somehow scary since the eyes of the wax figures looks really real —as if it is looking directly at you.. Anyway, a visit here, somehow makes your dream come true since it is hard to have your pictures taken with your favorite Hollywood actors or actresses… or it is really impossible to do so for world-known geniuses (Einstein) and well-known politicians (Hitler).

Me…with Chairman Mao??? This is a rare chance to post my pic here, so remember my face okay? hahaha!
My Sister in Law and Pres. Obama 🙂

The wax museum has a lot to offer! And you will go crazy taking pictures with your favorite ones. Anyway, don’t go there during the night since a lot of tour groups go there during the period. Maybe a visit in the afternoon is better.

If you want to know what they have to offer…they have Hollywood actors/actresses, to name a few, they have Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman etc. Singers like Madonna and Lady Gaga(this is part of their new collection) and the Beatles (even Michael Jackson!), and they also have Chinese pop singers there. Chinese actors like Jackie Chan, Donnie Yen, Andy Lau. Political Figures such as President Obama, President Bush, etc., and world known people such as Einstein…. And they also have athletes…. There’s a lot more… this is only to name a few…. there’s a lot more! Just come and visit!

I’ve been here 2 times, and it never did it disappoint me. The time and the money is worth it! This is one good place to visit in HK!!!

The Sky Terrace is so-so. Although it gives you a nice top-down view of HK, strolling in Avenue of stars during the night is better than paying a view which is readily available for you.

Well, a visit in the Victoria Peak is well-worth it!

CLICK HERE TO SEE MY OTHER POSTS FOR HONG KONG LIKE ITINERARY, TIPS, BUDGETS, OTHER PLACES TO VISIT