G – KOWLOON TEMPLES & MARKETS DISCOVERY

Hong Kong is an easy and safe city to explore on foot and you could walk everywhere.  Our temples and markets tour is ideal for people who would like a detailed overview of Hong Kong and also for people who would like to make the most of a limited amount of time in Hong Kong.

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TOUR PRICE : ADULT HKD780

DATE: Available on weekdays only

DURATION OF TOUR: 4 hours

MEETING POINT: Diamond Hill MTR Station (Exit C, inside station concourse area)

STARTING TIME: 2:00 p.m

FINISHING PLACE: Mong Kok MTR station

MINIMUM CAPACITY : 2 ADULTS

ITINERARY : 

  • At 2:00 p.m, our friendly tour guide will meet you at Diamond Hill MTR station.

  • Nan Lian Gardens - over 3.5 hectare area and is the only Tang Dynasty landscape Garden layout that can be traced today.  Each stone, tree, rock or water elements are landscaped after specific rules and regulations.  It is built with one-way circular route which will take you through the best views of the Garden.

  • Chi Lin Nunnery - where Buddhist nuns meditate and seek enlightenment.  It covers 33,000 square meters and consists of dozen of different halls, lotus ponds and a five-floor thousand-buddha pagoda.  As a Buddhist temple, Chi Lin Nunnery also has the statues of Sakyamuni Buddha, Guanyin and other buddhas.

  • Wong Tai Sin Temple - a Taoist Temple where tens of thousands of worshippers pray to their ancestors and to the Temple deities.  Wong Tai Sin Temple is not only popular among locals but also very well known among Chinese from all over the world.  It was said and strongly believed that Wong Tai Sin will grant whatever is requested.

  • Fortune telling - is also another main reason for the temple is well known. It is said that the accuracy of the fortune telling in this temple is very high and accurate.  When you visit the temple, you may knee down in front of the altar, make a wish by shaking a bamboo cylinder containing bamboo fortune sticks until one stick falls out.  You may exchange this fortune sticks for a piece of paper with a number on it and find one of the many soothsayers next to the temple who will interpret the fortune for you.

  • Sneaker Street - is on Fa Yuen Street between Argyle and Dundas, you will find big selection of sneakers from all the big brand names.  If you find something you like, don’t hesitate too long as it might be sold out later due to its’ fast turn over.

  • Ladies Market - the most popular open air market in Kowloon side.  It offers products and souvenirs for everybody nowadays from T-shirts, watches, clocks, handbags, DVD, I Pod/I phone covers etc.  Some stalls don’t have products but only catalog of luxury brands of handbags or watches but please be aware that these are fake watches and handbags and because it’s illegal selling, so they cannot put their watches or handbags there.

The tour will end at Mongkok, our tour guide will see you off at the Mongkok MTR station.

PRICE INCLUDES :

  • Bottled water (one per person)
  • Tour will be conducted by a friendly English speaking guide (licensed by Hong Kong Travel Industry Council or Hong Kong Association of Registered Tour co-ordinators)

PRICE EXCLUDES :

  • Cost of transport or any food / drinks which you choose to buy during your tour.

  • Transportation fees from your hotel to Diamond Hill MTR Station and from Mongkok MTR station to your hotel

  • Gratuities (recommended)

FRIENDLY REMINDER :

  • WHAT TO WEAR AND BRING : As we will be walking and standing for most of the tour, so, comfortable shoes and clothing is recommended

  • If the weather forecast is a rainy day : Please bring an umbrella or rain gear with you

  • WEATHER CONDITIONS: All tours take place as scheduled except under Red/Black storm warning or Typhoon #8 or above.

NOTES :

  • Minimum 2 adults are required to operate the tour.
  • Children under 12 years old are free.
  • Children aged 12 or above is considered as a full paying person.
  • Maximum 2 children (age 0-11 years old) can be accompanied by 2 paying adult

BOOKING :

*Booking has to be made at least 48 hours prior to the tour departure time

CANCELLATION :

*Cancellation by guests with less than 48 hours prior to the tour departure time, the following cancellation fee is involved

  • Cancellation made with less than 48 hours prior to the tour date : 100% of tour fees are paid
  • No show : 100% of tour fees are paid

*Cancellation by guests with less than 7 days prior to the tour departure date, 50% of tour fees are paid

* Cancellation by guests with more than 7 days prior to the tour departure date, no cancellation fee is involved

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