With an ever-expanding transport network, travelling across Hong Kong is a dream, and more and more people are venturing out of Hong Kong Island to discover its surrounding peninsulas and islands. Brightsun Travel has amazing cheap flights to Hong Kong as well as hotel packages and holiday deals to suit a range of tastes and budgets, so that you can explore all of Hong Kong this holiday.
Kowloon, thanks to Hong Kong’s ever expanding rail system, has been through a kind of urban face lift in recent years. The newly opened West Kowloon Cultural District has been at the centre of the action, with impressive museums and galleries in former industrial buildings and warehouses, attracting a young stylish crowd away from Hong Kong Island. After exploring Kowloon’s contemporary art scene, you can practice tai chi with the locals in Kowloon Park.
Lantau & Lamma Islands
When you are ready to explore the islands surrounding Hong Kong, Lantau and Lamma Island offer a glimpse into Hong Kong’s old way of life. A trip to Lantau Island would take you to traditional fishing villages, as well as Hong Kong’s most incredible beaches. Here you could hike the 934 metre high Lantau Peak or take the 70 kilometre Lantau Trail past remote bays, ancient temples and beautiful rivers.
Lamma Island is full of forests, beaches and villages where you can visit organic farms, stroll main streets lined with cafes, bars and boutiques, and relax in a car-free environment. Here you can spend your days on small secluded bays, and trekking rugged landscapes. Take a hike from the beach and pass by thick forested hills, atmospheric caves and century old temples, ending up in small seafront settlements where you can dine in old seafood restaurants.
Take a short day trip from Hong Kong Island and you could literally be transported back in time. Around Lantau and Lamma Island you can stumble across ancient fishing villages, like Tai O village, offering a taste of ancient life in Hong Kong. Tai O is one of the few traditional and authentic fishing villages left in Hong Kong, where you’ll discover lush green hills and mountains, plus traditional homes on stilts.
Rambler Oasis Hotel – Stay on Tsing Yi Island in the heart of Kowloon
Hotel Novotel Nathan Road Kowloon – An enviable location in Kowloon
Eaton, Kowloon – With a rooftop pool and Michelin-starred restaurant
Brightsun Travel has a wide range of cheap tickets to Hong Kong from UK so that you can explore the city’s peninsulas and islands for yourself this holiday.