Full Day in Hong Kong with a Local

Dragon’s Back, dizzying views, street food and dramatic cityscapes in the city of yin and yang.

(30 reviews)

  • Private &
    personalized

  • 8 hours

  • From
    $53.75  USD
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

What you'll do

Your local insider will lead you on the best conceivable route through Hong Kong, from the tip of Victoria Peak to the churning shoreline of Kowloon City, introducing you to secluded gems and unique flavors and scenes along the way, like Dragon’s Back, a surreal urban hike. In Central District, you’ll come face to face with Asia’s financial giant, and our guides know all its secrets, like seeing it from another angle aboard a Chinese junk boat in Victoria Harbor. You could grab a bite at the Kam Wah cha chan teng streetside eatery, sampling egg tarts and fish balls, or, if you’re bold, why not sip on snake soup or peck on some chicken feet among the medicine vendors of rustic Sheung Wan?

Where you’ll go

On Hong Kong Island, where gleaming skyscrapers juxtapose against the mountainous Victoria Peak, you could explore Central and see the city’s incongruous contrasts for yourself. Traditional Chinese junk boats glide past futuristic tower blocks in Victoria Harbor, or perhaps head further east to neighboring areas like Sheung Wan, a working-class district that shelters rich traditions. You could explore a mainland district like Kowloon, where Asian influences permeate architecture and cuisine, while the New Territories further north remain far more rural. Your host will show you Hong Kong at its best, from rustic communities and hamlets like Sham Shui Po to the neon light show observed from Victoria Harbor every single night.

  • Spend eight hours with a host who will create a tailor-made experience focusing on your interests.

  • See Hong Kong’s hotspots and its lesser-visited hidden gems.

  • Enjoy tasty street food from your host’s favorite vendors throughout the day.

  • Get a different perspective on the areas and neighborhoods you explore.

  • See a side of the city not easily found in your typical guidebook.

  • Let your host’s insider knowledge inspire the rest of your trip to Hong Kong.

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • Private and personalized experience
  • 8 hours with a host
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
  • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs (can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How does it work?

  • 1 Tell us about you!

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
  • 2 We match you with a host

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect experience together
  • 3 The best part!

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me here. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

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Reviews for this experience

HONG KONG, FULL DAY IN HONG KONG WITH A LOCALWai Lok

5 average | 65 reviews

September 2019

City Tour

It was very fine

Review by herbert M

HONG KONG, FULL DAY IN HONG KONG WITH A LOCALWai Lok

5 average | 65 reviews

August 2019

Fabulous time and highly recommended

We had a fabulous time, during Hong Kong off the usual paths. Victor showed us the city from a real local perspective, sharing not only the glamorous but also the city’s challenging sides. Given the current tensions and uncertainties, his insights gave us a point of view that usually one is unaware of. His profound knowledge of history and today’s headlines allows you to explore the city from a perspective that is valuable to both, newcomers as well as frequent guests of one of the world’s most exciting cities. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and for a great day.

Review by Tino D

HONG KONG, FULL DAY IN HONG KONG WITH A LOCALWai Lok

5 average | 65 reviews

August 2019

Great tour of Kowloon

Victor was very helpful and had interesting insights you usually do not get or read about. A wonderful afternoon in Hong Kong.

Review by Tino D

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