A to do list for travelers staying in Whampoa’s hotels
Although Whampoa area in Kowloon is not the main tourist area, a lot of travelers still stay in the hotels in Whampoa during their Hong Kong trip.
Frank the tour guide is going to offer a to do list for those travelers…
- Go shopping in “cruise ship”
- Enjoy a walk on promenade
- Enjoy the short “harbor cruise”
- Enjoy local delicacies
Apart from tour it yourselves (TIY), travelers can also book the easy Hong Kong private tour to go sightseeing in Hong Kong easily.
Fully vaccinated Frank looks forward to picking up clients at the lobby of a hotel at Whampoa after the pandemic.
Go shopping in “cruise ship”
To remember the shipyard history of the area, the developer of Whampoa area built a cruise-liked architecture.
It is now the AEON Department Store.
Apart from shopping, travelers can take a selfie with this amazing ship on the land.
Travelers can also go to the rooftop of the ship to see its “chimney”, “life boats” and panorama of the Whampoa middle class residential area.
Enjoy a walk on promenade
Apart from taking public transportation or taxi, travelers can walk along the scenic Hung Hom Promenade to go to the main tourist area, Tsim Sha Tsui.
During the walk, you can enjoy the nice sea view and the stunning view of the concrete jungle.
It takes about 20-30 mins to reach Tsim Sha Tsui, where a lot of museums and shopping malls locate.
Enjoy the short “harbor cruise”
Apart from taking the train at the Whampoa MTR Station to go to Hong Kong Island, travelers staying in hotels at Whampoa can take the short harbor cruise, local ferries, to go to another side of the city.
Travelers can take the ferry to reach North Point.
Travelers can visit the seafood market at the North Point Ferry Pier and the new shopping mall on the waterfront.
Travelers can also take the NWFB bus route No 63 to go to Stanley Market.
Another ferry route can bring travelers to reach Central District.
Travelers can visit the Hong Kong Maritime Museum and the malls in Central.
Travelers can take the NWFB bus route no 15 to go to the Victoria Peak.
For further information of the Hung Hom to Central ferry ride, please refer to Frank’s old post.
Enjoy local delicacies
Whampoa is a middle class residential area.
It is convenient for the travelers to taste the local delicacies.
There is the Gourmet Place with a lot of local brand name restaurants.
Go sightseeing easily by easy Hong Kong private tour
Travelers staying in Whampoa’s hotels may TIY (tour it yourselves) the above-mentioned places.
To go sightseeing at other highlights and hidden gems of Hong Kong easily, travelers can book the easy Hong Kong private tour.
Fully vaccinated Frank the tour guide hopes he can show his hometown to clients again soon during his private tour service.