Hong Kong – The Pearl of the Orient
People’s Republic of China (Country) – Asia (Continent)
Airport – Hong Kong International Airport
Stunning Islands: (Cheung Chau, Lantau, Hong Kong)
Airlines for HONG KONG
Beautiful Beaches: (Tung Wan, Kwun Yam Wan, Cheung Sha, Repulse Bay)
Fun-filled Shopping Centres: (Pacific Place, Times Square, The Landmark)
Other Places to Visit: (Victoria Peak, Hong Kong Disneyland, Ocean Park)
- Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)
Upcoming Events in Hong Kong :
The popular upcoming events in Hong Kong include the 45th Hong Kong Brands and Products Expo to be held from 11th December 2010 to 3rd January 2011 at Victoria Park and the Asia Game Show 2010 to take place from 24th December, 2010 to 27th December 2010 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Important Places near Hong Kong:
Popularly known as ‘Oriental Las Vegas’ Macau offers a cornucopia of delights be it, Baroque Catholic Churches, squares and plazas, temples, museums or glamorous casinos. The perky city-life, the lofty edifices, cultural museums, skip and spine streets, verdant gardens, picturesque hilly landscapes, breathtaking bays, dashing malls, sophisticated casinos and infinite number of cuisines.
Macau can be reached from Hong Kong by trains, helicopters and ferries. The best way to cover the distance of 40 KM to reach Macau from Hong Kong is to take vessels like Jumbocats, Turbocats, Hover-ferries and Catamarans. If you are in a mood to fly, you can hire a helicopter which takes only 16 minutes to cover the distance.
Our flights to Macau include AirChina, ChinaSouthernAirline, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Cathay Pacific, ChinaAirlines, China Eastern, Qantas, Lufthansa, KoreanAir, Eva Air, and many others.
Hotels in Hong Kong
1. Island Pacific Hotel
Location: Near Convention Centre
Address: 152 Connaught Road West, Hong Kong
Island Pacific Hotel is beautifully situated on Hong Kong’s waterfront and is not even 1 KM from the Western Market and Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences. This 29-storey tower hotel has excellent fitness centre floor-to-ceiling windows, marble bathrooms, and harbour views along with high-speed wireless internet access.
2. Harbour Plaza Metropolis
Location: Near Hunghom MTR station
Address: 7 Metropolis Drive, Kowloon Hong Kong
Harbour Plaza Metropolis Hotel is very close to Hunghom MTR station and is directly linked with Harbour Plaza Metropolis, the popular shopping mall. The hotel offers health club, outdoor pool, business centre, various restaurants and conference facilities.
When to Go
Best time for travelling Honk Kong is Between September and February as the weather is at its best with less rain. However, the metropolis enjoying sub-tropical weather can be reached at any time of the year.
Conveyance in Hong Kong
Travelling in the City
Hong Kong owns an uncommon mode of transport known as mid-levels escalator which runs down till 10 am and runs up till midnight. It takes around 25 minutes of time and is free.
Rail transport in Hong Kong consists of Mass Transit Railway (MTR), tramway, funicular railways, airport people-mover system and border-crossing trains.
Public light buses in Hong Kong crisscross the entire city hardly leaving any road uncovered. There are various coloured minibuses which carry up to 16 passengers at a time and no passenger is allowed to stand in the bus.
There are three different coloured taxis seen on the streets of Hong Kong. These are red urban taxis which are most expensive, green New Territories taxis and blue Lantau taxis which are cheapest. Fares are charged as per the meter. Most taxis in Hong Kong are seen to move on LPG to keep a check on emissions.