4 hidden gems of the Hong Kong Island private tour program

Hong Kong Island private tour program offers YOU 4 hidden gems

Travelers and cruise passengers can see four hidden gems, two at Victoria Peak and two at Stanley, during the half day 4-hour Hong Kong Island private tour or shore excursion.

Hidden gems of the Hong Kong Island private tour

Hidden gems of the Hong Kong Island private tour

 

Lugard Road at the Victoria Peak for a leisure walk

Apart from enjoying the amazing Victoria Harbour view at the Lion’s Pavilion or Peak Tower, YOU may spend some times and energy to have a  leisure walk on the Lugard Road, which is named after one of the Hong Kong Governors.

The start of Lugard Road walking trail

The start of Lugard Road walking trail. it is right next to the Peak Tower.

 

Lugard Road is a tree-lined and shaded path. It is easy to walk. YOU can meet many locals and expatriates, who are having exercises there.

Big Indian Rubber Tree at Lugard Road offers walkers a shade

Big Indian Rubber Tree at Lugard Road offers walkers a shade

 

Peak Tower from Lugard Road

Peak Tower from Lugard Road

 

After about 15 mins walk, YOU can arrive at a lookout point, where YOU can see the Victoria Harbour view and Hong Kong’s skyline from a new angle.

Victoria Harbour view from Lugard Road Plank Road

Victoria Harbour view from Lugard Road Plank Road

 

If time allows, YOU can continue the walk.

Soon, YOU can see the Western side of Hong Kong Island, which is a compact urban area with a lot of residential buildings.

See the Western side of Hong Kong Island from Lugard Road

See the Western side of Hong Kong Island from Lugard Road

See the compact city area of Hong Kong Island from Lugard Road

See the compact city area of Hong Kong Island from Lugard Road

 

YOU can even see the long cable-stayed Stonecutters Bridge and busy Container Port in Kowloon and the New Territories.

See the Hong Kong Island and Container Port from Lugard Road

See the Hong Kong Island and Container Port from Lugard Road

 

If you feel tired, YOU may take a rest on the old stone bench. Just beware of the mosquitoes!

Old stone bench at Lugard Road

Old stone bench at Lugard Road

 

Mount Kellett Road at the Victoria Peak for amazing view

If YOU don’t want to walk and have no time to do so, we can bring YOU to the Mount Kellett Road by the private car.

Mount Kellett Road lookout at Victoria Peak

Mount Kellett Road lookout at Victoria Peak

 

YOU can see the beautiful Southern Part of Hong Kong Island from a high angle.

South Hong Kong Island panorama from the Mount Kellett Road at Victoria Peak

South Hong Kong Island panorama from the Mount Kellett Road at Victoria Peak

 

Before having the sampan ride, YOU can see Aberdeen Fishing Village is a well-protected harbour. YOU may imagine the happy moment inside the Ocean Park.

Aberdeen Fishing Village and Ocean Park from the Mount Kellett Road at Victoria Peak

Aberdeen Fishing Village and Ocean Park from the Mount Kellett Road at Victoria Peak

 

YOU know why the Deep Water Bay and Repulse Bay have the most beautiful drives in Hong Kong and the highest housing price.

Deep Water Bay and Repulse Bay from the Mount Kellett Road at Victoria Peak

Deep Water Bay and Repulse Bay from the Mount Kellett Road at Victoria Peak

 

YOU see the same unbeatable view, which the rich people living nearby are enjoying everyday!

Victoria Peak Mount Kellett Road lookout is right next to the expensive houses of the rich people

Victoria Peak Mount Kellett Road lookout is right next to the expensive houses of the rich people

 

Tin Hau Temple at Stanley for making wishes

Apart from the famous Stanley Market, Stanley has other hidden gems waiting for travelers.

Sign for introducing the history of Stanley

Sign for introducing the history of Stanley

 

YOU can visit the Tin Hau Temple, which is for the fishermen to get the protection from the Goddess of the Seas.

It is one of the last evidence for Stanley’s fishing village history!

Stanley Tin Hau Temple

Stanley Tin Hau Temple

 

Stanley Tin Hau Temple main entrance

Stanley Tin Hau Temple main entrance

 

Inside the temple, YOU can ask different Gods or Goddesses for help and make different kinds of wishes as the temple should have the largest number of Gods in Hong Kong (ABOUT 20!!!)!

This shows Chinese people religious practices and pragmatism!

Stanley Tin Hau Temple main hall

Stanley Tin Hau Temple main hall

 

Stanley Tin Hau Temple statues of different Gods

Stanley Tin Hau Temple statues of different Gods

 

Before taking photos inside the temple for the statues and tiger skin, please remember to ask the permission from the “friendly” temple keeper!

Stanley Tin Hau Birthday celebration

Stanley Tin Hau Birthday celebration. It is still the locals’ religious center although Stanley is not the fishing village anymore.

 

Eight Houses near the beach at Stanley for selfie and WWII history

At the end of the Stanley Market, YOU can see eight houses near a beach.

Stanley Eight Houses are near the beautiful small beach

Stanley Eight Houses are near the beautiful small beach

 

In the 1930s, for preparing the imminent Japanese invasion, British army decided to build the batteries with big cannons at the strategic Stanley Peninsula.

They needed to resettle the native people due to the battery construction.

So British people built the eight houses for the native people.

The houses are still in use today and the residents enjoy the pretty sea view everyday.

So please don’t disturb the residents when YOU visit there!

YOU may take some photos for the houses with the English style wall and Chinese style rooftop and have a romantic walk on the beach!

As the beach has no life guard, please don’t go swimming there.

Stanley actually has three public beaches and they are good for swimming and water sports!

 

Quiet and beautiful beach right next to the Eight Houses at Stanley

Quiet and beautiful beach right next to the Eight Houses at Stanley

 

Stanley Beach Hong Kong Island

Stanley Beach Hong Kong Island

 

See the hidden gems during YOUR Hong Kong Island private tour

YOU can see the above-mentioned hidden gems during the 4-hour half day Hong Kong Island highlights private tour or shore excursion by the private car.

For details, please browse the private tour webpage or contact us for further private tour planning.

See YOU in Hong Kong!

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