Victoria Peak is the most popular tourist attraction in Hong Kong that offers a jaw-dropping view of the city. Having 552 meters of elevation, Victoria Peak is considered as the top of the city. The Peak incorporates a tram, Peak Tower, sky terrace, gardens, restaurants and shopping places.
The Peak Tower has a stylish modern architecture and it is regarded as the iconic landmark of Hong Kong. The Sky Terrace 428 stands at 428 meters above the sea level and presents panoramic views of this restless city. Victoria Peak is definitely the ultimate place where you can inhale the spirit of Hong Kong deeply.
The Peak Tower is located at Victoria Gap and when you get on the Peak Tram, it bring you up from the St. John's Cathedral. You can also access the Peak by car using the circuitous Peak Road or you can just walk up the steep Old Peak Road. Hong Kong public buses and green minibuses are the other alternatives to go there. However, the Peak Tram is the best way to reach there as this one of the oldest funicular railway in the world offers an unforgettable experience taking you to 396 meters above sea level and showcasing stunning views from the city.
Hong Kong consists of 260 islands and it is actually an archipelago. Plus, it is one of the most favorite ports in the world. So, the coastlines and the virgin coves can be only seen among the scattered islets. Getting on a junk and taking a trip in the sea will offer you another perspective of Hong Kong. Junks are the traditional Chinese fishing boats and now used for the touristic trips.
You can prepare your picnic basket and drinks to set off through the scattered islets or go for an all-inclusive menu. Join another group or get your own group of colleagues. The trips vary from night cruises to special events cruises. Just pick your own taste, set your own menu, decide your route, get your group and set off!
For more information about planning your own junk trip, you can visit the official website of Hong Kong tourism board. And to choose the best company to hire your junk, here are the Top 10 Junk Hires in Hong Kong.
You’ve enjoyed Hong Kong on a junk, looked down from the Peak and mesmerized but do you think they are still not enough? Then, there’s another option that allows you to adore Hong Kong from another perspective. You can go for a heli-tour to experience Hong Kong from sky-high.
Helicopter tours are usually takes 15 minutes but if you like you can take a 30 minutes, 45 minutes and even a one-hour tour. The tours are for minimum 2 people to 5 and the pilot comments on the areas being viewed. Flight seeing tour will just offer you spectacular views of the city while fly & dine or fly & relax tours will allow you to have massage or feast at sky-high.
The helicopters take off from 30th floor of the Peninsula Hotel which is located in Salisbury Road. To have more detailed information about the helicopter tours, you can visit the website of Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong.