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Hello! It's going to be my first time in Hong Kong and my partner and I will be travelling there from Feb 26 to Mar 2. Please check the itinerary that I've made. Thank you in advance!

Day 1

ETA at HKIA: 5pm

Travel to Hotel via Airport Express

Complimentary Shuttle Bus at HK Station

Check in at Cosmo Hotel (Causeway Bay/Wan Chai area)

Causeway Bay Shopping

Day 2

Ride the Tram from Causeway Bay to Wan Chai then Central

(Which tram route should I pick? How do I know when to get off?)

From Central look for Exchange Square, Take the bus to Stanley Market

(Is it worth checking out Stanley Market?)

After Stanley Market, roam around Central district for shopping

4:30 or 5pm - Go to the Peak Tram Terminus

The Peak, Sky Terrace

around 8:30pm - Go back to Central

Lan Kwai Fong, SOHO

(any recommended bars in LKF?)

Day 3

Option 1: Go to Hong Kong Park by Admiralty, then go to Central Pier take the Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui

Option 2: Go to Central Pier, take the Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui, then go to Kowloon Park.

(any thoughts on which park is better?)

TST Shopping

around 8pm - Avenue of the Stars, Symphony of Lights

Temple Street Night Market

Ladies Market

Day 4

NP360

City Gate Outlet Shopping

Disneyland

Last Minute Shopping in Causeway Bay

Day 5

8am - Depart for Airport

ETD from HKIA - 11am

Based on the itinerary, does it make sense to buy the Airport Express Card or will the normal Octopus card do? Thanks!

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Hi emptycrayonbox! First of all, thanks for joining us~ :)

I put my comments & suggestions in red in your quote below :

Hello! It's going to be my first time in Hong Kong and my partner and I will be travelling there from Feb 26 to Mar 2. Please check the itinerary that I've made. Thank you in advance!

Day 1

ETA at HKIA: 5pm

Travel to Hotel via Airport Express

Complimentary Shuttle Bus at HK Station

Check in at Cosmo Hotel (Causeway Bay/Wan Chai area)

Causeway Bay Shopping

This day's planning is OK

Day 2

Ride the Tram from Causeway Bay to Wan Chai then Central

(Which tram route should I pick? How do I know when to get off?)

You can check this official website of Hong Kong Tramways. There is route map and you can print it out to carry with you. As I know, there is no announcement or LED signboard on the tram telling you what the next station is. So you can only count the station from the map or ask around HK people on the tram. Here is the website : http://www.hktramways.com/en/service/index.html

You can take any routes bounded to Kennedy Town or Western Market or Happy Valley or Whitty Street.

From Central look for Exchange Square, Take the bus to Stanley Market

(Is it worth checking out Stanley Market?)

If you like to relax and away from the busy city, I think it's worth to go. There is a flea market there, can take a look, things sold inside are mainly Tourist-oriented, like Chinese handcraft, T-shirt, souvenirs...etc. Also, there are quite a lot of al fresco cafes/restaurants along the coast, and some nice restaurants inside the Murry House, can have a relax lunch there.

After Stanley Market, roam around Central district for shopping

4:30 or 5pm - Go to the Peak Tram Terminus

The Peak, Sky Terrace

around 8:30pm - Go back to Central

Lan Kwai Fong, SOHO

(any recommended bars in LKF?)

Sorry, I have no idea of any good bars in LKF...

Day 3

Option 1: Go to Hong Kong Park by Admiralty, then go to Central Pier take the Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui

Option 2: Go to Central Pier, take the Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui, then go to Kowloon Park.

(any thoughts on which park is better?)

Hong Kong Park will definitely be far better!

TST Shopping

around 8pm - Avenue of the Stars, Symphony of Lights

Temple Street Night Market

Ladies Market

Day 4

NP360

City Gate Outlet Shopping

Disneyland

Last Minute Shopping in Causeway Bay

It would be quite rush to visit Disneyland + Shopping at Citygate in same day, and it is impossible to include NP360 (Giant Buddha) in this day too. 'Coz the Disneyland visit will probably cost you over half day (recommend you to stay until park close 'coz the ending firework is awesome!) So, you might try to go to Citygate in the morning, have a quick shopping then go to Disneyland after noon, then stay until fireworks at 7pm or 8pm (forgot what time it's closed in winter... you can check schedule in their official website). However you have to give up NP360... and no more last minute shopping at Causeway Bay...

Day 5

8am - Depart for Airport

ETD from HKIA - 11am

Based on the itinerary, does it make sense to buy the Airport Express Card or will the normal Octopus card do? Thanks!

In your itinerary, you don't need to take MTR very often. Therefore I would suggest you to get the normal Octopus Card and can even take bus for airport<->hotel.

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Hi emptycrayonbox! First of all, thanks for joining us~ :)

I put my comments & suggestions in red in your quote below :

Hi Northasian! I appreciate your feedback. Forums like these really provide valuable information to travellers so I'm also happy to be a part of it.

Since the last time that I posted, I made some changes on the itinerary based on your suggestions. Also, one of the major changes is that my travelling partner suddenly wanted to go to Ocean Park aside from Disneyland and so I had to take out Stanley Market and the visit to the parks to accommodate that request. Here is the revised itinerary and I hope that you can tell me if it actually makes sense. Thanks!

Day 1:

5pm - ETA @ HKIA

7pm - Check in at Cosmo Hotel

730pm - onwards - Dinner and Explore Causeway Bay

Day 2:

8am - 10am Take a Tram Ride from Causeway Bay to Wan Chai then Breakfast in Wan Chai then take tram again to Central

10am to 430pm - Ocean Park (Take the Bus from Central)

4:30pm - Head Back to Central and Go to Peak Tram Terminus

5pm to 7pm - The Peak + Sky Terrace

730pm to 1030pm - Dinner in Central District, Roam Around Central, Check out H&M, Two IFC, Landmark, etc

1030pm onwards - Lan Kwai Fong and Soho

Day 3

8am - Breakfast in Causeway Bay

10am - 12nn NP360

12nn - 2pm Lunch at Citygate, Roam around City Gate then Travel back to Central.

3pm - Take Star Ferry to TST

315-730pm - TST Shopping, Harbour City, Silvercord, Granville Road, etc.

8pm - Avenue of Stars, Symphony of Lights

9pm - Dinner

10pm - onwards - Temple Street/Ladies Market

Day 4

Disneyland

Day 5

ETD @HKIA: 11am

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Thanks for your compliment and support~! Your revised itinerary is now very nice. Just wanna remind you that most shops in Central are international brands which may close earlier like 8 or 8:30pm, especial those in The Landmark. H&M Central will open till 10pm on Mon-Sat, till 9pm on Sun.

Hi Northasian! I appreciate your feedback. Forums like these really provide valuable information to travellers so I'm also happy to be a part of it.

Since the last time that I posted, I made some changes on the itinerary based on your suggestions. Also, one of the major changes is that my travelling partner suddenly wanted to go to Ocean Park aside from Disneyland and so I had to take out Stanley Market and the visit to the parks to accommodate that request. Here is the revised itinerary and I hope that you can tell me if it actually makes sense. Thanks!

Day 1:

5pm - ETA @ HKIA

7pm - Check in at Cosmo Hotel

730pm - onwards - Dinner and Explore Causeway Bay

Day 2:

8am - 10am Take a Tram Ride from Causeway Bay to Wan Chai then Breakfast in Wan Chai then take tram again to Central

10am to 430pm - Ocean Park (Take the Bus from Central)

4:30pm - Head Back to Central and Go to Peak Tram Terminus

5pm to 7pm - The Peak + Sky Terrace

730pm to 1030pm - Dinner in Central District, Roam Around Central, Check out H&M, Two IFC, Landmark, etc

1030pm onwards - Lan Kwai Fong and Soho

Day 3

8am - Breakfast in Causeway Bay

10am - 12nn NP360

12nn - 2pm Lunch at Citygate, Roam around City Gate then Travel back to Central.

3pm - Take Star Ferry to TST

315-730pm - TST Shopping, Harbour City, Silvercord, Granville Road, etc.

8pm - Avenue of Stars, Symphony of Lights

9pm - Dinner

10pm - onwards - Temple Street/Ladies Market

Day 4

Disneyland

Day 5

ETD @HKIA: 11am

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Thanks for your compliment and support~! Your revised itinerary is now very nice. Just wanna remind you that most shops in Central are international brands which may close earlier like 8 or 8:30pm, especial those in The Landmark. H&M Central will open till 10pm on Mon-Sat, till 9pm on Sun.

Oh yes, I almost forgot about the store hours. Thanks so much for reminding me and for your help! The next thing that I'll do then is research on dining choices. I'm still a little bit clueless on where to eat. :) Anyway, I'll share some photos and my actual Hong Kong experience soon. Thanks again!

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Oh yes, I almost forgot about the store hours. Thanks so much for reminding me and for your help! The next thing that I'll do then is research on dining choices. I'm still a little bit clueless on where to eat. :) Anyway, I'll share some photos and my actual Hong Kong experience soon. Thanks again!

Hi emtycrayonbox, sorry for the late reply, kinda busy these days... ^_^; About the dining part, you may refer the "Gourmet" forum here, or reading the blogs posted by our kind forumers :) Anything you're not sure or in doubt, just feel free to ask again here la~

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hi all,

My 1st time going to HongKong, totally clueless. I have done some research and drafted out my itinerary.

Day 1

11.35AM Landed in HK

1:00 PM Largos Hotel ( Lan yi jiu dian)

2:00 PM Wong Tai Sin Temple

4:00 PM New Town Mall, Snoopy Centre

6:00 PM Ladies Street / Fa Yuen Street /Argyle Centre

Day 2

9:30 AM Wake up

11:00 AM DisneyLand

(Do we need to spend the whole day from 11AM to 9PM at disneyland? I scare i completed the disneyland and is not even 6PM yet.)

10:00 PM: hang around temple street and jade street before going back hotel

Day 3

8:00 AM Wake up

10:00 AM Giant Buddha & Po Lin Monastary

Citygates/Tung Chung Factory Outet

4:00 PM Shop around TST..

8:00PM A Symphony of Lights/ Avenue of Stars/ Clock Tower

Day 4

9:00 AM Repulse Bay Beach

11:00AM Stanley market

1:30 PM H&M at Central ( Shop around Central/Sheung Wan)

5:30 PM The Peak

Madame Tussaud'sHK

9:30 PM Lan Kwai Fong, Pub

(Take bus 6, 6A, 66 or 260 from Exchange Square bus terminus (MTR Hong Kong Station Exit D) to go Repulse Bay Beach. Which stop to alight? How to i travel from Repulse Bay Beach to Stanley market? What bus to board and alight at?)

Day 5

9:00 AM To Macau

Casino Lisboa

Rruins of st paul / senado sq,

Casino Venetian

6:00 PM Back to harbour

8:00 PM Harbour city mall

(Please advise whether i can use HKD in Macau)

Day 6

Last min shopping

Back to airport!

Appreciate your valuable comments/advice. Thanks!!

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Hi Pinky, please find my comments in red below :

hi all,

My 1st time going to HongKong, totally clueless. I have done some research and drafted out my itinerary.

Day 1

11.35AM Landed in HK

1:00 PM Largos Hotel ( Lan yi jiu dian)

2:00 PM Wong Tai Sin Temple

4:00 PM New Town Mall, Snoopy Centre

6:00 PM Ladies Street / Fa Yuen Street /Argyle Centre

This day is ok. You might not need 2 hours for the Wong Tai Sin Temple. Maybe you can spare some more time for the New Town Mall & Snoopy World

Day 2

9:30 AM Wake up

11:00 AM DisneyLand

(Do we need to spend the whole day from 11AM to 9PM at disneyland? I scare i completed the disneyland and is not even 6PM yet.)

10:00 PM: hang around temple street and jade street before going back hotel

When will you visit HK? If during this time, the park close at around 8pm and the firework starts at 7:30pm. The park only close as late as 9pm if during summer time with longer time of day light. Also it depends on the day you visit the park. If you visit during weekends/long holidays/golden week of China (Labour Day/National Day/CNY), the park will be very crowded and you need longer time to queue up each attraction. I suggest you allow more time so you don't need to rush for every show/attractions and can be more relax on exploring the whole park.

Day 3

8:00 AM Wake up

10:00 AM Giant Buddha & Po Lin Monastary

Citygates/Tung Chung Factory Outet

4:00 PM Shop around TST..

8:00PM A Symphony of Lights/ Avenue of Stars/ Clock Tower

This day is ok

Day 4

9:00 AM Repulse Bay Beach

11:00AM Stanley market

1:30 PM H&M at Central ( Shop around Central/Sheung Wan)

5:30 PM The Peak

Madame Tussaud'sHK

9:30 PM Lan Kwai Fong, Pub

(Take bus 6, 6A, 66 or 260 from Exchange Square bus terminus (MTR Hong Kong Station Exit D) to go Repulse Bay Beach. Which stop to alight? How to i travel from Repulse Bay Beach to Stanley market? What bus to board and alight at?)

6A is not operated during off-peak hours and weekends. If you take Bus 6, get off at the 20th stop - Repulse Bay Beach, Repulse Bay Road, please refer the route map here : http://www.nwstbus.com.hk/routes/routeinfo.aspx?intLangID=1&searchtype=1&routenumber=6&route=6&routetype=D&company=5 ) Then you can take the same Bus 6 from Repulse Bay to Stanley Market. Get off at the 31st stop on the route map - Stanley Village, Stanley Village Road. You can see the route map above for reference.

Day 5

9:00 AM To Macau

Casino Lisboa

Rruins of st paul / senado sq,

Casino Venetian

6:00 PM Back to harbour

8:00 PM Harbour city mall

(Please advise whether i can use HKD in Macau)

Yes you can use HKD in Macau. But be prepared you may get some Macau coins for change. I guess you might not be able to fully explore Macau if you plan to come back at 6pm... Be flexible to skip the Harbour City if you want to stay longer time in Macau. Or you can move Harbour City to Day 3 when you visit Tsim Sha Tsui.

Day 6

Last min shopping

Back to airport!

Appreciate your valuable comments/advice. Thanks!!

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Thanks Northasian for your reply.

i was thinking to revise my plan. I want to squeeze Hk disneyland/ Peak /Macau and factory outlet on weekdays to avoid crowd. What do you think? Is it too packed? Or should i stay put at the original plan.

Wed

11.35AM Landed in HK

1:00 PM Largos Hotel ( Lan yi jiu dian)

1:30 to 4:30PM Citygates/Tung Chung Factory Outet

5:30 PM The Peak

Madame Tussaud'sHK

9:30 PM Lan Kwai Fong, Pub

Thurs

8:00 AM Wake up

10:00 AM Giant Buddha & Po Lin Monastary

1:00 PM DisneyLand

8PM: Mongkok area

Friday

10:00 AM To Macau

Casino Lisboa

Rruins of st paul / senado sq,

Eat/photo taking/stroll

Casino Venetian

8:00 PM Back to harbour

Sat

11:00 AM Wong Tai Sin Temple

12:00 PM New Town Mall, Snoopy Centre

3:00 PM Ladies Street / Fa Yuen Street /Argyle Centre

4:00 PM Shop around TST..

8:00PM A Symphony of Lights/ Avenue of Stars/ Clock Tower

Sunday

9:00 AM Repulse Bay Beach

11:00AM Stanley market

1:30 PM H&M at Central ( Shop around Central/Sheung Wan)

Free and easy around the area or to TST/Mongkok shopping!

6A is not operated during off-peak hours and weekends. If you take Bus 6, get off at the 20th stop - Repulse Bay Beach, Repulse Bay Road, please refer the route map here : http://www.nwstbus.c...ype=D&company=5 ) Then you can take the same Bus 6 from Repulse Bay to Stanley Market. Get off at the 31st stop on the route map - Stanley Village, Stanley Village Road. You can see the route map above for reference. >>>>> Only bus 6 can go? How about the other buses stated? So when i going stanley market, i take from the same bus stop where i alight? And, could you please teach me how to see the bus fare from the route map. For eg, at Exchange Square board the bus, alight at 20th bus stop. Should i pay $7.90 or $4.60? And when i going back to Central, i take the bus 6 from the same bus stop i alight at Stanley market?

Monday

Last min shopping

Back to airport!

Appreciate your valuable comments/advice. Thanks!!

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Pinky,

The revised one is not as good... I think you can use your original itinerary, but move Day 5 Macau to Day 3, and keep citygate outlet mall and the peak on weekends is OK, I think it won't be too packed if you are coming during low season.

Thanks Northasian for your reply.

i was thinking to revise my plan. I want to squeeze Hk disneyland/ Peak /Macau and factory outlet on weekdays to avoid crowd. What do you think? Is it too packed? Or should i stay put at the original plan.

Wed

11.35AM Landed in HK

1:00 PM Largos Hotel ( Lan yi jiu dian)

1:30 to 4:30PM Citygates/Tung Chung Factory Outet

5:30 PM The Peak

Madame Tussaud'sHK

9:30 PM Lan Kwai Fong, Pub

Thurs

8:00 AM Wake up

10:00 AM Giant Buddha & Po Lin Monastary

1:00 PM DisneyLand

8PM: Mongkok area

Friday

10:00 AM To Macau

Casino Lisboa

Rruins of st paul / senado sq,

Eat/photo taking/stroll

Casino Venetian

8:00 PM Back to harbour

Sat

11:00 AM Wong Tai Sin Temple

12:00 PM New Town Mall, Snoopy Centre

3:00 PM Ladies Street / Fa Yuen Street /Argyle Centre

4:00 PM Shop around TST..

8:00PM A Symphony of Lights/ Avenue of Stars/ Clock Tower

Sunday

9:00 AM Repulse Bay Beach

11:00AM Stanley market

1:30 PM H&M at Central ( Shop around Central/Sheung Wan)

Free and easy around the area or to TST/Mongkok shopping!

6A is not operated during off-peak hours and weekends. If you take Bus 6, get off at the 20th stop - Repulse Bay Beach, Repulse Bay Road, please refer the route map here : http://www.nwstbus.c...ype=D&company=5 ) Then you can take the same Bus 6 from Repulse Bay to Stanley Market. Get off at the 31st stop on the route map - Stanley Village, Stanley Village Road. You can see the route map above for reference. >>>>> Only bus 6 can go? How about the other buses stated? So when i going stanley market, i take from the same bus stop where i alight? And, could you please teach me how to see the bus fare from the route map. For eg, at Exchange Square board the bus, alight at 20th bus stop. Should i pay $7.90 or $4.60? And when i going back to Central, i take the bus 6 from the same bus stop i alight at Stanley market?

Monday

Last min shopping

Back to airport!

Appreciate your valuable comments/advice. Thanks!!

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Thanks Northasian!

I coming to HK next week! hopefully will be a enjoyable trip.

With regards to the Stanley market/Repules bay...>> Only bus 6 can go? How about the other buses like 66 or 260? So when i going stanley market, i take from the same bus stop where i alight? And, could you please teach me how to see the bus fare from the route map. For eg, at Exchange Square board the bus, alight at 20th bus stop. Should i pay $7.90 or $4.60? And when i going back to Central, i take the bus 6 from the same bus stop i alight at Stanley market?

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Thanks Northasian!

I coming to HK next week! hopefully will be a enjoyable trip.

With regards to the Stanley market/Repules bay...>> Only bus 6 can go? How about the other buses like 66 or 260? So when i going stanley market, i take from the same bus stop where i alight? And, could you please teach me how to see the bus fare from the route map. For eg, at Exchange Square board the bus, alight at 20th bus stop. Should i pay $7.90 or $4.60? And when i going back to Central, i take the bus 6 from the same bus stop i alight at Stanley market?

Hi Pinky,

Oops sorry I missed your question... I will suggest you to take the 260 'coz this is express line, so you don't waste time. Please refer the 260 route map :

http://www.nwstbus.com.hk/routes/routeinfo.aspx?intLangID=2&searchtype=1&routenumber=260&route=260&routetype=D&company=5&exactMatch=yes

The fare to be paid is according to the stop you get on, i.e. From Exchange Square you need to pay $10.6, then get on from Repulse Bay you need to pay $6.6.

Firstly, alright at the 11th stop to visit Repulse Bay. Then take the same 260 or 6 from where you alight from Repulse Bay to Stanley. Taking 6 from Repulse Bay is cheaper, only cost $4.6. Not suggest 66 'coz it seems taking longer route from Repulse Bay to Stanley...

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Hi Pinky,

Oops sorry I missed your question... I will suggest you to take the 260 'coz this is express line, so you don't waste time. Please refer the 260 route map :

http://www.nwstbus.com.hk/routes/routeinfo.aspx?intLangID=2&searchtype=1&routenumber=260&route=260&routetype=D&company=5&exactMatch=yes

The fare to be paid is according to the stop you get on, i.e. From Exchange Square you need to pay $10.6, then get on from Repulse Bay you need to pay $6.6.

Firstly, alright at the 11th stop to visit Repulse Bay. Then take the same 260 or 6 from where you alight from Repulse Bay to Stanley. Taking 6 from Repulse Bay is cheaper, only cost $4.6. Not suggest 66 'coz it seems taking longer route from Repulse Bay to Stanley...

Thanks! can't wait to go HK this coming Wednesday!

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Thanks! can't wait to go HK this coming Wednesday!

No worries! one thing to remind you, the weather forecast shows temperature will drop to around 10'c on Wednesday. Please check out the weather forecast and also to bring jacket along with you. Have a pleasant trip! :)

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No worries! one thing to remind you, the weather forecast shows temperature will drop to around 10'c on Wednesday. Please check out the weather forecast and also to bring jacket along with you. Have a pleasant trip! :)

oh no..the weather is so unpredictable! just check the 7 days weather forecast...gosh..it can be below as low as 10 degree...n to 24 degree...hopefully i wont fall sick! wish me luck! thanks Northasian for your advices!

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oh no..the weather is so unpredictable! just check the 7 days weather forecast...gosh..it can be below as low as 10 degree...n to 24 degree...hopefully i wont fall sick! wish me luck! thanks Northasian for your advices!

Really gotta bring enough clothes!! 10'c + wet weather is no kidding freezing cold... I fell sick under this kind of weather during CNY last month! Take care and enjoy your trip tomorrow!!!

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Hi there, i'll be going to Macau & HK in early of Apr. couldn't get to finalise my itinerary, hope to get some advice here.

Day & Date Itinerary

6-Apr

1715 Arrive in Macau

transfer to ferry

arrive in HK

Check in to Casa Hotel

Dinner

Temple Street Night Market

Shanghai Street (Opposite TS)

7-Apr Breakfast

Rickshaw Sightseeing Bus

-Stanley

-Central

H&M

Lunch

Causeway Bay

Times Square

Happy Valley Racecource

Hong Kong Park

Dinner

8-Apr Breakfast

Thursday

Lunch

The Peak

Madame Tussauds

Dinner

Lan Kwai Fong

9-Apr Breakfast

Friday

DisneyLand

Lunch

Dinner

10-Apr Breakfast

Saturday

Lantau Island

Ngong Peng 360

* Silver Mine Bay

Lunch

Citygate Outlets

Dinner

Clock Tower

Victoria Harbour

Avenue of Stars

Symphony of Lights

11-Apr Breakfast

Sunday

Lunch

Dinner

Mongkok

Sneakers Street (Fa Yuen Str)

Ladies Market

12-Apr Breakfast

Monday

Early Morning – Back to Macau

Hac Sa Beach

Taipa

Coloane

Casino

13-Apr Breakfast

Tuesday

Ruins of St Pauls

Monte Fotress

St Augustine

Senado Square

Lunch

1750 to be at Airport

1950

Depart from Macau

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Hi lv1209, my comments in red below :

Hi there, i'll be going to Macau & HK in early of Apr. couldn't get to finalise my itinerary, hope to get some advice here.

Day & Date Itinerary

6-Apr

1715 Arrive in Macau

transfer to ferry

arrive in HK

Check in to Casa Hotel

Dinner

Temple Street Night Market

Shanghai Street (Opposite TS)

Actually Shanghai Street has nothing much to see at night. Most shops will be closed by that time... 'coz shops there are mainly selling kitchen ware

7-Apr Breakfast

Rickshaw Sightseeing Bus

-Stanley

Did you mean you visit Stanley before you jump on the Rickshaw Bus? 'coz Rickshaw Bus doesn't go to Stanley... it only runs within the city area like Central/Wanchai/Admiralty/Causeway Bay/Happy Valley...etc.

-Central

H&M

Lunch

Causeway Bay

Times Square

Happy Valley Racecource

Hong Kong Park

Suggest you move Hong Kong Park to 8-Apr when you're going to The Peak. 'coz you can walk to The Peak Tram station from Hong Kong Park. Also, it'd be better to visit park during daytime, especially morning time.

Dinner

8-Apr Breakfast Go to Hong Kong Park after breakfast

Thursday

Lunch

The Peak

Madame Tussauds

Dinner

Lan Kwai Fong Or walk a bit towards the east to SoHo, more choice of nice restaurants~

9-Apr Breakfast

Friday

DisneyLand

Lunch

Dinner

10-Apr Breakfast

Saturday

Lantau Island

Ngong Ping 360

* Silver Mine Bay

It's nothing much to see in Silvermine Bay. Suggest you omit it and spare more time on shopping in Tung Chung Citygate Outlets Mall. Silvermine Bay is just a beach with some village houses there... Locals like to spend a relex weekend there, but for tourists, I think it's not that worth your time...

Lunch

Citygate Outlets

Dinner

Clock Tower

Victoria Harbour

Avenue of Stars

Symphony of Lights

11-Apr Breakfast

Sunday Any plan during the day time?

Lunch

I think you can go to Mongkok for lunch instead of after dinner. 'coz you might spend more time than you expected there. Ladies Market & Fa Yuen Street opens from 10am or 11am till night

Dinner

Mongkok

Sneakers Street (Fa Yuen Str)

Ladies Market

12-Apr Breakfast

Monday

Early Morning – Back to Macau

Hac Sa Beach

Taipa

Coloane

Casino

13-Apr Breakfast

Tuesday

Ruins of St Pauls

Monte Fotress

St Augustine

Senado Square

Lunch

1750 to be at Airport

1950

Depart from Macau

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Hi lv1209, my comments in red below :

hi northasian, thanks for your reply.

i just put in shanghai street as it's just opposite temple street but since you said nothing much there, i'll omit it then ^^

i'm still thinking about when to go to stanley. i planned to go in the morning but worried that the rickshaw bus might take up long time. then i realised that rickshaw do stop at the bus stop to stanley. is that possible for me to make it to stanley during the tour? by the way, do you think the rickshaw is worth taking? i'm thinking whether to omit it as well as it probably takes up whole day.

hmm, i don't have idea about where to go in the morning before i visit the peak as i planned to have sunset view at the peak. hence, won't be going up until late afternoon. anyway, hong kong park doesn't need whole morning right? where else would you recommend after hong kong park?

alright, will capture your suggestion of going to Soho =)

add in silvermine bay last minute because i found some review saying that the water is awfully clear but maybe as you said, more for local, will omit too.

for 11 apr which is the last day before i back to macau, actually i don't have much idea of where to go. would you mind to suggest? maybe some shopping? what are the shopping places would you recommend?

so, is my itinerary ok? the sequence is alright?

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Hi, please advice for my trip as below:

I go for 5 days 4 night, staying at Hotel emperial.

By the way, may i know the weather on may ? we going on may 12th - 16th.

Frank to tell, i wish to have more time for shopping BUT my fren seem more attention on the place visiting, so could u pls help me to arrange the time so that i can shopping happily :wub:

Thanks

DAY 1

12pm arrived HK airport

2pm Check in hotel (Hotel Imperial at Tsim sha shui)

4pm Harbour City Shopping complex * IS THIS SHOPPING COMPLEX RECOMMENDED?

7pm Avenue of star

9pm Ladies Market + Fayuen Street (sport shoe street)

DAY 2

8am Breakfast Dimsam (ANY RECOMMEND, NEARBY MY HOTEL? )

10am Disneyland (WILL THE TIME TOO EARLY ?)

9pm Temple street

11pm Charlie Brown Cafe (HEARD THIS CAFE QUITE NICE, DO U KNOW THE ADRESS ?) :unsure:

DAY 3 (MACAU ONE DAY TRIP)

8am Ferry to Macau

10pm Back to HK

DAY 4 (I HOPE TO SHOP ALONG STREET TSIM SHA SHUI, DO U THINK ENOUGH TIME ?)

9am Breakfast

10am Ngong Ping 360

2pm City gate shopping

6pm Peak Tram Tower + Madame Tussauds

11pm Lan Kwai Fong

DAY 5 (IS IT POSSIBLE TO WALK ALL THE STREET ?)

9am Breakfast

10am Kowloon street, Mongkok street, Wan Chai, Causway Bay

6pm Go back Hotel to pack as our flight on 9pm

9pm Back to KL Malaysia

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Hi lv1209, again read my comments in red below :

hi northasian, thanks for your reply.

i just put in shanghai street as it's just opposite temple street but since you said nothing much there, i'll omit it then ^^

i'm still thinking about when to go to stanley. i planned to go in the morning but worried that the rickshaw bus might take up long time. then i realised that rickshaw do stop at the bus stop to stanley. is that possible for me to make it to stanley during the tour? by the way, do you think the rickshaw is worth taking? i'm thinking whether to omit it as well as it probably takes up whole day.

I think the rickshaw bus is quite worth to take, as it covers quite a lot of heritage spots on the Hong Kong Island. My suggestion is to omit Hong Kong Park if necessary, and move Stanley to the next day morning. Just afraid you might take up long time in Stanley, then you're gonna waste the Day Pass for the rickshaw bus 'coz you can't fully utilise it to cover as many spots as you can. Otherwise, you can start the rickshaw bus trip first, if you finally finish it very early like 4pm, then you can visit Stanley after the rickshaw bus trip.

hmm, i don't have idea about where to go in the morning before i visit the peak as i planned to have sunset view at the peak. hence, won't be going up until late afternoon. anyway, hong kong park doesn't need whole morning right? where else would you recommend after hong kong park?

Hong Kong Park is fairly large that there are Aviary (to see birds), a Conservatory (to see plants & butterfly), Teaware Museum and Visual Art Centre. I'm not sure if these interest you or not, but I think it's enough for you to take up the whole morning to just browse thru the whole park. Or you can go to Stanley early on this day's morning, then back to Admiralty at around 2pm, walk around Hong Kong Park until 4 or 5pm, then take Peak Tram to the Peak and visit the wax museum before sunset at about 6-6:30pm.

alright, will capture your suggestion of going to Soho =)

add in silvermine bay last minute because i found some review saying that the water is awfully clear but maybe as you said, more for local, will omit too.

Yes better omit 'coz Silvermine Bay is not as beautiful as before.. I watched TV yesterday that the beach sand there is drifted away by wave and make less sand on the beach... don't waste time on there la...

for 11 apr which is the last day before i back to macau, actually i don't have much idea of where to go. would you mind to suggest? maybe some shopping? what are the shopping places would you recommend?

Maybe you can do a bit more shopping in Tsim Sha Tsui on this day. You can visit Silvercord Centre/Harbour City/Ocean Terminal (they linked to each other) on Canton Road. There are some newly open shopping malls like I-Square, K11...etc. in Tsim Sha Tsui too, but I think it's still too early to go 'coz not too many shops opened yet.. Then go to Mong Kok in the afternoon. So basically the whole day is mainly for shopping..

so, is my itinerary ok? the sequence is alright?

Yes, basically the sequence is OK. Just be flexible to swap the place-to-go if you can finish 1 place earlier than expected.

Hi Angela, please read my reply in red in the quote :

Hi, please advice for my trip as below:

I go for 5 days 4 night, staying at Hotel emperial.

By the way, may i know the weather on may ? we going on may 12th - 16th.

The weather will be very very warm (i.e. may be hot during daytime on sunny day) in May. You can wear short sleeves, but advise you to bring along light cardigan 'coz the air-con in HK is very strong and just in case a bit cool at night

Frank to tell, i wish to have more time for shopping BUT my fren seem more attention on the place visiting, so could u pls help me to arrange the time so that i can shopping happily :wub:

Thanks

DAY 1

12pm arrived HK airport

2pm Check in hotel (Hotel Imperial at Tsim sha shui)

4pm Harbour City Shopping complex * IS THIS SHOPPING COMPLEX RECOMMENDED?

7pm Avenue of star

9pm Ladies Market + Fayuen Street (sport shoe street)

Yes Harbour City is highly recommended! It's linked to Silvercord Centre & Ocean Terminal, so it's quite large and many different shops to shop around~ You must be happy shopping there! ;) I'm afraid it might be too late for you to go to Ladies Street & Fa Yuen Street at 9pm... shops close around 11pm so you just got 2hrs there which might not be enough. Also, would you like to watch the Symthony of Lights show? It starts at 8pm, so you don't need to go to Avenue of Star as early as 7pm...

DAY 2

8am Breakfast Dimsam (ANY RECOMMEND, NEARBY MY HOTEL? )

Suggest you go to Tao Heung on Carnarvon Road : 3/F, Carnarvon Plaza, 20-20C Carnavon Road,, Tsim Sha Tsui

10am Disneyland (WILL THE TIME TOO EARLY ?)

I bet you will not be able to get there at 10am.. 8am Dimsum + roughly 1hr journey to Disneyland, I think you may arrive there at 11am+ already... Since it's weekday, so I think it's OK to arrive at this time.

9pm Temple street

Don't think you can arrive Temple Street at 9pm... Will you watch the firework at Disneyland during its closing time? If so, be prepared it starts at around 8pm in May (even 9pm during summer time...) You check the schedule from Disneyland's website in May to see what time the fireworks begin. But it's still OK if you reach Temple Street at 10pm, it's still very happening at that time.

11pm Charlie Brown Cafe (HEARD THIS CAFE QUITE NICE, DO U KNOW THE ADRESS ?) :unsure:

11pm you still wanna go to cafe?! Really enegertic huh~ :wacko: You can see here for the address :

http://www.charliebrowncafe.com/address.htm Their flagship branch is in Tsim Sha Tsui

DAY 3 (MACAU ONE DAY TRIP)

8am Ferry to Macau

10pm Back to HK

DAY 4 (I HOPE TO SHOP ALONG STREET TSIM SHA SHUI, DO U THINK ENOUGH TIME ?)

According to this itin, it's impossible to shop in Tsim Sha Tsui!

9am Breakfast

10am Ngong Ping 360

NP360 might not need 4 hours... I think you spare about 2 hours up there is enough..

2pm City gate shopping

6pm Peak Tram Tower + Madame Tussauds

You may not be able to reach The Peak at 6pm... I guess you would even take up the rest of the time in shopping at Citygate Outlet Mall if you really like shopping... Or you finish Ngong Ping faster la, spare more time for Citygate and then go to The Peak on time at 6pm... Otherwise your friend will not be happy ga la... -_-

11pm Lan Kwai Fong

DAY 5 (IS IT POSSIBLE TO WALK ALL THE STREET ?)

9am Breakfast

10am Kowloon street, Mongkok street, Wan Chai, Causway Bay

May not be able to cover all streets... Maybe you can go to Causeway Bay first, 'coz this area you haven't been covered in the previous days

6pm Go back Hotel to pack as our flight on 9pm

Allow about 1hr from your hotel to airport. I guess you may need to go back to hotel a bit more earlier than 6pm as you need to pack stuff...

9pm Back to KL Malaysia

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Hi lv1209, again read my comments in red below :

Hi Angela, please read my reply in red in the quote :

Thanks for ur reply i'll re-arrange the time for some part... :lol:

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Hi lv1209, again read my comments in red below :

Hi Angela, please read my reply in red in the quote :

ok, thank you so much on ur opinion. will rearrange my itinerary.

anyway, any recommendation on food that are must-try? i'm staying at Casa Hotel.

oh yea, how long it takes from macau int airport to ferry terminal?

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ok, thank you so much on ur opinion. will rearrange my itinerary.

anyway, any recommendation on food that are must-try? i'm staying at Casa Hotel.

oh yea, how long it takes from macau int airport to ferry terminal?

Must-try is Dim Sum for sure la~ There are lots of Chinese restaurants in Yau Ma Tei/Mong Kok/Jordan, just pop-in any one of them is OK. Their standard is more or less the same, unless you demand some extraordinary high standard then you have to look for some high class one in Tsim Sha Tsui or Central.

Another thing to try is Cha Charn Teng. Same as Chinese restaurants, you can easily see them scatter in everywhere in Mong Kok & Yau Ma Tei. Just choose one with many locals eating inside then it should be alright. Competition in that area is very keen, so those can survive will not be too bad.

Do you dare to try smelly tofu? This is one of street hawker snacks in HK. Again, you can easily see those stalls selling different kinds of street snacks around Sai Yeung Choi Street in Mong Kok.

Actually you can browse the list I posted on Gourmet forum for your reference. HK is a small place, you don't need to stick to eat around your hotel. You can eat in anywhere on your way when tour around. Rule of thumb is to choose the one with many locals eating inside. It is almost a global rule when you are travelling, isn't it? ;)

You mean from Macau airport to Macau ferry terminal? It depends on which ferry terminal you choose to arrive in HK. The Macau airport is located in Taipa of Macau, and there is a ferry terminal just next to the airport. But ferry departs from this Taipa ferry terminal will only go to HK Macau ferry terminal in Sheung Wan but not Tsim Sha Tsui in HK. If you want to take ferry which stop at Tsim Sha Tsui, then you have to take but or taxi to the ferry terminal in the main land part of Macau. I think it barely takes within 30mins to reach there. Macau is a lot smaller than HK... And the ferry takes about 1hr between Macau and HK.

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Must-try is Dim Sum for sure la~ There are lots of Chinese restaurants in Yau Ma Tei/Mong Kok/Jordan, just pop-in any one of them is OK. Their standard is more or less the same, unless you demand some extraordinary high standard then you have to look for some high class one in Tsim Sha Tsui or Central.

Another thing to try is Cha Charn Teng. Same as Chinese restaurants, you can easily see them scatter in everywhere in Mong Kok & Yau Ma Tei. Just choose one with many locals eating inside then it should be alright. Competition in that area is very keen, so those can survive will not be too bad.

Do you dare to try smelly tofu? This is one of street hawker snacks in HK. Again, you can easily see those stalls selling different kinds of street snacks around Sai Yeung Choi Street in Mong Kok.

Actually you can browse the list I posted on Gourmet forum for your reference. HK is a small place, you don't need to stick to eat around your hotel. You can eat in anywhere on your way when tour around. Rule of thumb is to choose the one with many locals eating inside. It is almost a global rule when you are travelling, isn't it? ;)

You mean from Macau airport to Macau ferry terminal? It depends on which ferry terminal you choose to arrive in HK. The Macau airport is located in Taipa of Macau, and there is a ferry terminal just next to the airport. But ferry departs from this Taipa ferry terminal will only go to HK Macau ferry terminal in Sheung Wan but not Tsim Sha Tsui in HK. If you want to take ferry which stop at Tsim Sha Tsui, then you have to take but or taxi to the ferry terminal in the main land part of Macau. I think it barely takes within 30mins to reach there. Macau is a lot smaller than HK... And the ferry takes about 1hr between Macau and HK.

Hi, i saw the website showing that there is a ferry terminal to macau at tsim sha tsui ? :unsure:

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