Duration: Approx. 5 hours
Despite relentless and unceasing development – and redevelopment – in Hong Kong and the New Territories, clusters of old buildings, fortifications and monuments remain. Come and join this half-day tour to illuminate that behind the glittering facade lie beautiful historic buildings and spectacular countryside.
LAM TSUEN WISHING TREES
In Lam Tuen, near Tai Po, is the enchanting Wishing Tree, which is laden with wishes written on bright red paper. According to tradition, wishes will be granted if your red paper slip catches on the tree.
TAI PO MARKET
Here you can buy such delights as salted eggs, fringed black hats, goldfish, bean curd and herbs.
WONG TAI SIN TEMPLE
One of the Kowloon's most colourful and popular places of worship, the Wong Tai sin Temple. Wong Tai Sin, the Daoist god of healing, is said to have discover the secret of transforming cinnabar into an elixir for immortality.
A chance to see Hong Kong peoples love affair with our feathered friends. Dozens of birds of every hue and colour vie for the attention of would be purchasers.
Home of factory outlets, visit to a workshop of a renowned jewellery factory.