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HONG KONG & MACAU is truly an international city, which blends in the best from the East to the West, creating a unique personality. HongKong offers plenty of options, ranging from a junk cruise to remote islands with century old Chinese traditions to a breathtaking hike over rolling green hills to stunning white beaches, a trek to charming Chinese fishing villages or a fascinating city tour of art, history and modern museums.

With so much more to do and see in Asia's world city, let your clients discover and fall in love with the diversity and sophistication that is truly Hong kong.

For more information, please visit http://DiscoverHongKong.com , or call Mileage Communications, our representative in New Delhi (011-26511423) and Mumbai (022-26732763).

General Information
Best Time - The best time to visit HongKong is from mid September to February when the weather is cool.

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Tourism:
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Hong kongand macao tourism

HongKong's subtropical climate experiences four distinct seasons. Summer temperature's can reach 33 degree celcius while winter (December to February) temperature rarely falls below 10 degree celcius . The best periods for most visitors are March to May and September to November.

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Watersports:

With some 37 gazetted beaches, HongKong offers many golden opportunities for sun and surf. Water-skiing, diving, sailing, kayaking and water cycling are all possible. The most famous past time in HongKong is windsurfing.

 

 

 

Exploring Marine Park and Kayaking-

HoiHaWan is situated on the northern coastline of
Sai Kung peninsula and is amongst the three marine parks of Hongkong. The bay is sheltered and is a perfect place for kayaking and viewing coral and various reef fishes. Snorkelling, paddling and just plain relaxing in this beautiful marine park is also ideal. The pickup point for a tour of this park is Grand Stanford Harbour View at 9 am every Monday and Thursday.
The tour price is HK $ 450 per person and the duration is 9 am to 3:30 pm.

Golf:

HongKong has several golf courses that welcome visitors to play and the Hong Kong Open golf Championship draws top players in December.

 

 

 

 

Shopping in Hongkong:

Nathan Road, the most famous road in HongKong is an endless boulevard of shops. Latest models of electronic items, fashion and other accessories get sold here first before becoming available in other countries. Markets are open seven days a week. Late night shopping is common.
To reach Nathan road get down at Tsim Sha Tsui MTR.

Stanley Market in the Hongkong island is the perfect place to pick up something special for friends and family. There are vendors selling Chinese artefacts, jade, silk and other curios items.

Apart from the assortment of goods, there are lots of local colors. Fortunetellers, impromptu Chinese street opera, old folks playing chess add to the richness and excitement. The other famous market places are: Goldfish market, Temple Street, Jade Market, Ladies market, Flower Market.

Some well known shopping stores in HongKong are : Cheong Hing Store Ltd, CRC Departmental Store Ltd, BQ baby Store.

 

Popular Indian Restaurants in Hongkong:

Ashoka Indian Restaurant
G/f 57-59, Wyndham Street,
Central Hongkong
Telephone - 25249623
Gaylord
1/F Ashley Centre,
23-25, Ashley Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Hongkong
Telephone - 23761001
India Today Restaurant
26-30, Elgin StreetSo Ho,
Mid Levels, Hongkong
Telephone - 28015959
Tandoor Indian Restaurant
3/F ,On Hing Building,
18-20, Wyndham Street,
Central Hongkong
Telephone - 28452299

Hong Kong for First-Timers
Day 1 Morning Start right at the top. Take the Peak Tram to Victoria Peak. Visit Madame Tussaud's Hong Kong, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium, the Peak Explorer Motion Stimulator and Peak Galleria for a spot of shopping. For lunch, take a pick of any of the restaurants. 
Afternoon
Take a bus and drop off at Ocean Park for exciting rides and a closer look at nature. 
Night
Explore Causeway Bay's many restaurants and nightlife.
Day 2  Morning Join the master al the Piazza by Victoria Harbour for Tai Chi. Then hop onto a ferry to the island of Cheung Chau to take in the Pak Tai Temple and the Po Tsai Cave before stopping for a seafood lunch at the pierside stalls. 
Afternoon
Move on to Repulse Bay and visit Murray House — a restored colonial treasure — and Stanley Market for cool buys. 
Niqht
Make a beeline for one of Stanley's sea-fronting restaurants.
Day 3 Morning Tuck into dim sum and make a wish at Wong Tai Sin Temple. Slowdown with a museum tour and cross the border into the Teddy Bear Kingdom.
Afternoon
Shopping! Don't miss Harbour City and Nathan Road, from Tsim ShaTsui to Mongkok. Rest your feet and watch "Who's Who" over English tea at The Peninsula before heading for Sai Kung to watch the sunset.
Night
A seafood dinner along the harbour plus more shopping at Ladies Street and Temple Street.
Hong Kong for Regulars
Day 1 Morning Take time lo walk along Lugard Road lo Hong Kong Park. Learn more about Chinese tea culture at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware. Visit Man Ho Temple and shop at Western Market, an original local wet-market. 
Afternoon Indulge the shopaholic in you at Times Square, Caroline Centre. Fashion Walk and Jardine's Bazaar 
Night Wander among the quaint bistros in SoHo. 
Day 2  Morning Get earthy at the Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden. Then pack a picnic lunch and head on up to the top of the farm for an breathtaking view. 
Afternoon Follow the Heritage Trail in Hew Territories to the Luen Wo Market, Tang Chung Ling Ancestral Hall, Hong Kong Railway Museum and the Wishing Tree. 
Night Eat out at Yucca de Lac Restaurant. 
Day 3 Morning Tempt your taste buds with provincial soybean milk and sticky rice. 
Afternoon Take a ferry to Lamma Island for fresh seafood. Get retrospective at the Hong Kong Museum of History or simply get in touch with the child in you at Teddy Bear Kingdom. Hop over to the Wonderful Worlds of Whampoa for shopping and dining. 
Niqht Still feeling peckish? Lei King Wan is a new dining district. End on a high note at the Oriental Golf City.

Victoria Peak:

Every visitor to HongKong makes the trip to Victoria Peak, which has one of the most spectacular views in the world. Its also a good way to orient yourself with HongKong's somewhat confusing geography. Whether by day or night, Victoria peak is a must see.

Peak Tram:

The best way to get to the top is on the Peak Tram, a funicular railway which carves a steep 373 meter high swathe up the lush mountainside. The tram has been in operation since 1888, and used to compete with sedan chairs as the most popular way up.
How to Reach-The tram leaves from the lower terminus across from St John's Cathedral on Garden Road.
Open Top Bus No.15C - It runs daily and charges are HK $ 3 per single journey. The peak is also accessible by minibus, bus or taxi.

Kowloon:

Kowloon means "Nine Dragons" and refers to the hills that form the backdrop to this area. Kowloon is the heart of HongKong, literally and in essence. But it is this small area that travellers remember the most after a trip to HongKong. Kowloon is a blend of tradition and modernity in contrasting details, lending a special quality to the place. Kowloon is also known as the shopper's heaven. Tsim Sha Tsui, at the tip of the Kowloon peninsula is the territory's tourist ghetto. It consists of shops, pubs, restaurants, topless bars and camera stores. The Promenade, in the eastern side of Tsim Sha Tsui is a great place for a stroll and has wonderful views of Victoria harbour, particularly at night. The liveliest night market in the territory is on temple Str in Yau Ma Tei. Year round bargains are common here.

Deep Water Bay Beach:

Deep water Bay Beach is on the residential South side of HongKong Island and provides facilities such as refreshment kiosks, toilets and lifeguard service from April to October. Also on the South side are Repulse bay Beach and Stanley Main Beach which are equally good.

 

South Bay Beach:

Near Repulse Bay is South Bay Beach, one of HongKong Island's best and most secluded spots for swimming, sunbathing and relaxing. On weekdays you could have the beach virtually for yourself. The beach has all facilities like changing rooms, toilets, umbrellas for rent and lifeguards on duty.

 

 

Tai Long Wan Beach:

If you want to find HongKong's best surf and a stunning stretch of wild beach surrounded by glorious hills, make the trek to Tai Long Wan Beach in Sai Kung Country Park. There are actually three beaches connected by walking trails. This is a favorite spot for the city's growing surfing community. There are no lifeguards about you will find restaurants in the area.

 

Ocean Park:

Park is one of South East Asia's largest Oceanaria and theme parks where you can have a fabulous time. It is a place for thrilling rides and fantastic marine attractions to spectacular dolphin shows and more. Here you will discover more than four thousand species of fish including a eighty-year-old six feet long giant grouper. There is also a hugely popular Ocean theatre where adorable marine mammals show off their spectacular tricks to thrill you. The other park attractions are the bird paradise, adventure land and the kid's world. This park is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm.
How to Reach- A Special Shuttle City Bus (No.629) leaves from near the Star Ferry in Central and Admirality MTR.

Wong Tai Sin Temple:

This is a huge colorful Taoist temple dedicated to the God of Healing. In the temple you will find a throng of petitioners and the largest concentration of fortunetellers in Asia. It is a shining example of traditional Chinese architecture, with red pillars, a golden ceiling and ornate lattice work The temple is open daily and worth giving a visit. The temple is open daily from morning 7 to 5:30 pm.
How to reach- Short walk from Wong Tai Sin MTR station (Exit B2).

 

HongKong Zoological and Botanical Gardens:

Established in the 1860's, the garden still retains formal Victorian elements such as a wrought iron bandstand and an unusual greenhouse. The zoo houses 207 bird species as well as echidnas and jaguars. There are more than 750 species of flora in the gardens.
The park is open daily from 6 am to 7 pm.
How to Reach - Albany Road, Central, HongKong Island. Take Np.3B from the Jardine House bus stop or 12 M from in front of the HongKong Bank headquarters.

Kowloon Park:

This park is in the midst of Tsim Sha Tsui. It has numerous attractions and gardens, including some 90 species of birds and 130-year-old camphor trees. Kowloon park is a modern interpretation of city greenscaping. The park is open daily from 6 am to midnight.
How to Reach- Tsim Sha Tsui MTR exit A1.