NIGHT TOUR OF HONG KONG ON AN OPEN-TOP BUS
Panorama, Culture, 5
In a nutshell A night tour of Hong Kong on an open-top bus to admire this glistening metropolis and its main sights from an unusual perspective. From the main streets dotted with skyscrapers, banks, shops, restaurants and luxury hotels and the leading trading and financial districts and to the quieter residential districts in a whirlwind of cultures, colours and glistening lights. A city that never sleeps and that is capable of astonish and enchant us in a unique way!
Good to know
- Open-top bus night tour around Hong Kong’s city centre
- Des Voeux Road with prestigious shops and offices
- Central District: financial and commercial district with banks and luxury hotels
- Happy Valley, luxury residential district in Wan Chai
- Cross-Harbour tunnel
- Nathan Road in Kowloon with shops and restaurants and Shanghai Street
- We leave the port by coach headed to the bus terminal where we set off for our night tour to discover Hong Kong.
- We get on an open-top bus and reach Des Voeux Road, the main street in Hong Kong named after the city’s tenth governor Sir William Des Vœux. Along this road, we find many leading companies, offices, famous skyscrapers such as that of the Bank of China as well as prestigious stores.
- We move on to the Central District, the heart of Hong Kong and its financial, administrative and commercial hub where banks, international companies and luxury hotels stand out with their glistening skyscrapers that make up the most characteristic part of the city's legendary skyline.
- We continue with Happy Valley, a luxury residential area in the northern part of the island and part of the Wan Chai district. It is one of the city’s most ancient communities and home to the “Happy Valley Racecourse”, one of the two racecourses in Hong Kong.
- Driving through the Wan Chai district, we reach the Cross-Harbour tunnel, the first underwater tunnel approximately 2 km long and one of the most trafficked in the world.
- Before returning to the ship, the bus takes us to discover two of Hong Kong’s main streets: Nathan Road, Kowloon’s main streets stretching almost 3 km with colourful neon signs and dotted with shops and restaurants and Shanghai Street, one of the city’s oldest roads 2.3 km long and once the area’s main commercial street.
Good to know
- The tour takes place in the evening.
- We recommend bringing local currency.