Hong Kong Suggested Itineraries
Day 1: Hong Kong Airport - Kowloon Peninsula: Arrive at the Hong Kong International Airport. Transfer to Kowloon Peninsula and check in your hotel. Go for a walk on the Nathan Road in the afternoon. Spend some time at Kowloon Park. Inside the park there is a huge maze to challenge your mind and a swimming complex to cool off. It also includes a bird sanctuary which has several species including the pink flamingo.
You can visit Wong Tai Sin Temple, which is directly accessible by Quarry Bay Train. Next go on to visit Jade Market, located at the junction of Kansu Street and Battery Street. This open air market, with over 400 shops, has enormous selection of jade and jewelries are the attractions of the place.
Return to the hotel. Have dinner at one of the restaurants nearby your hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Kowloon Peninsula, Hong Kong.
Day 2: Ocean Park: Have breakfast in the hotel. Leave for Ocean Park, a marine mammal park, with ocean aquarium, animal theme park and amusement park. This is situated in Wong Chuk Hang and Nam Long Shan in the Southern District of Hong Kong. This is basically divided into two major attractions – The Waterfront and The Summit. These two parts are connected by 1.5km long cable car.
The best known celebrities in Ocean Park are the four pandas – An An, Jia-Jia, Le-Le and Ying-Ying. Enjoy Grand Aquarium sea fish and other creature and have fun on the rides of various kinds. Dolphin Show can be a great fun for all – kids and adults alike.
Return in the evening to the hotel. Take rest and go out for a walk near hotel area. Have dinner at one of the restaurants. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 3: Disneyland: After breakfast go out and have full day fun at Disneyland. This is a must see place for kids. But even for adults there are plenty of things to keep engaged.
Visit Adventureland, and do not forget to take the Jungle River Cruise. Other places in Disneyland you can enjoy are Fantasyland, Disney in the Stars, Flights of Fantasy Parade, and 4D Mickey’s Philarmagic.
Overnight at hotel in Kowloon Peninsula, Hongkong.
Day 4: Lantau Island: After breakfast, leave for Lantau Island, the largest of Hong Kong's islands. This lies at the mouth of the Pearl River. Lantau Island has many popular attractions. These include The Big Buddha or Tian Tan Buddha, the Ngong Ping Cable Car, the Po Lin Monastery and the Tai O Fishing Village.
The Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car is definitely the recommended way to get to the Big Buddha. The 20-minute ride takes you over some of Lantau Island's most beautiful scenery.
A visit to the The Po Lin Monastery is easily and frequently done together with the Big Buddha as they are literally across from each other. Tian Tan Buddha is made of bronze and sits atop the Ngong Ping Plateau. A 260 step staircase will bring you to the three tier podium where the Big Buddha rests.
The Tai O Fishing Village in the Western coast of Lantau Island is a quaint and picturesque enclave in a pretty setting on the coast bounded by the mountains. Take a boat ride through traditional houses on stilts and if you're lucky you can spot the elusive pink dolphin.
Overnight at the hotel in Kowloon Peninsula, Hong Kong.
Day5: Kowloon Peninsula - Hong Kong International Airport - Onward Destination: After breakfast you can do some last minute shopping. Later move to the International Airport to catch flight to your onward destination.