With its super-efficient transportation and endless things to do, Hong Kong makes for the perfect layover. Maximise your time with our itinerary, covering must-visit spots as well as where to savour some of the delicious food our city is famed for. Enjoy dim sum at a traditional teahouse, take in views from the peak, ride the star ferry, pose with Bruce Lee, learn about Hong Kong’s past, pick up some souvenirs and try popular street food and local restaurants.
Fly in and drop your bags at the luggage storage before hopping on the Airport Express to Central — you’ll be there in less than 30 minutes! Get a good start to the day with a delicious dim sum breakfast. Head to either for old-world charm or Tea Room for a more working class experience.
Now it’s time to explore the city, starting with a walk to Central’sterminus to hop on the century-old Peak Tram and scale steep inclines as the tramcar climbs high above the city. Take in stunning views at — Hong Kong Island’s highest point — before having a nosey in .
Descend back down to Central and refuel with lunch at Jimmy’s Kitchen to visit Hong Kong’s oldest western restaurant or at Sing Kee to experience the humble dai pai dong (outdoor restaurant). After lunch, ride theto enjoy skyline views as you make your way across the harbour to Kowloon. Disembark and stroll down , taking in the and posing with Bruce Lee’s statue at the .
Visit the every kind of souvenir from ‘I love Hong Kong’ t-shirts to knock-offs and vintage trinkets.
Grab a quick dinner of street snacks at Dundas Street, ranging from Hong Kong classics to favourites from across Asia, or sit down to a simple dish at Mido Cafe, a humble cha chaan teng (Hong Kong-style diner) that feels like something out of a vintage Hong Kong movie. Connect from the MTR to the Airport Express and arrive back at the airport for your flight out.