Holidays to Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

Regularly rated one of the top cities in the world, Hong Kong is brimming with glimmering skyscrapers and a buzzing atmosphere - and none more so than on Hong Kong Island. As the financial hub of the territory, this is Canary Wharf multiplied by ten. One of its most iconic landmarks is the Bank of China (BOC) Tower, and the Central Plaza, which offers free views over the city from the 46th floor. The island's strangest (but oddly interesting) attraction is the Central-Mid Levels Escalator system that ferries thousands of commuters to work each day. The complete set of escalators runs for 800 metre through the Central district, climbing a total of 135 metres. The system's free and takes around 25 minutes one-way - a great way to save tired feet.

Top of your must-do list is a visit to Victoria Peak, the highest point on the island (though not Hong Kong). Rising 552 metres above the harbour below, the 125-year-old Peak Tram funicular climbs its way at a perilous angle for 8 minutes up the hillside to take you to the visitor centre and Peak Tower. For a different experience, you can wind your way along hairpin bends on the number 15 bus. The 50 kilometre Hong Kong Trail also starts on the Peak, passing through the five country parks of Hong Kong Island. This series of hiking trails offer superb vistas of the city and there are 8 different routes to choose from.

 

Hong Kong Island Trip ideas

Here are some trip ideas to Hong Kong Island. All of our trip ideas shown below are examples, and we’ll amend, adapt or start from scratch, until we’ve created the perfect trip for you. See one you like, or have a trip in mind? Call us now to book: 01483 319 333

Places to stay on Hong Kong Island

Here are some of our favourite accommodation options in Hong Kong Island. All of our hotels and lodges are hand-picked by our Travel Designers. Need help deciding where to stay during your trip? Call our Travel Designers now and they’ll help you pick the best hotels suited to your needs: 01483 319 333

Things to do on Hong Kong Island

Here are some of the things you can do in Hong Kong Island. When you've chosen your favourite experiences, just give our Travel Designers a call and they'll put a trip together for you. If you need help choosing an experience, or if you want to learn more about it, our Travel Designers will be more than happy to talk to you. Just call them on: 01483 319 333

Map of Hong Kong Island

When to go to Hong Kong Island