Hong Kong and Macau are among the best places to visit for travelers who plan to go on their first trip abroad.

Not only are there a lot of exciting things to see and do, getting around is very easy even for first-timers & newbie travelers.

The best part is that you can visit both countries in one short trip as they are only 1-hour apart by ferry!

This guide will help you plan a trip to Hong Kong & Macau with Disneyland, Ocean Park, Macau Tower & other attractions.

Scroll down to see the detailed do-it-yourself (DIY) trip guide, followed by the budget breakdown and lots of extra travel tips.

Hong Kong-Macau Itinerary Blog Contents

Hong Kong-Macau Travel Essentials

3D2N Hong Kong-Macau Itinerary

Hong Kong-Macau Budget

Where to Stay in Hong Kong & Macau

More Hong Kong-Macau Sample Itineraries

Detailed Hong Kong-Macau Itinerary

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Hong Kong & Macau Sample Itinerary

This sample 3 days and 2 nights (3D2N) itinerary will take you to the top tourist spots in Hong Kong and Macau including Disneyland, Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car, Tian Tan Buddha, The Peak, Tsim Sha Tsui, Venetian Macau, Macau Tower & more.

It’s suited for serious sightseers who have limited days on their trip & want to see as many sights as possible. Yes, it’s a lot of attractions to cram in just 3 days BUT it’s doable if you manage your time well & follow the travel tips below.

To maximize the trip, you’ll be flying in Hong Kong and flying out from Macau. This way, you avoid spending time on the return ferry after exploring Macau.

Feel free to tweak the activities & timings based on your traveling style, schedule, & attractions that interest you the most. Scroll down for the budget/expenses breakdown, sample itineraries for 2, 4, 5 or 6 days in Hong Kong & Macau. Plus, a detailed step-by-step guide for the 3 day itinerary below.

3 Days Hong Kong & Macau Itinerary

Day/Time Activity
Day 1 Hong Kong Disneyland & Ngong Ping Village
Flight to Hong Kong
8 am Hong Kong Airport arrival
9 am Ngong Ping 360 cable car & Tian Tan Buddha
2 pm Disneyland Hong Kong
8:15 pm Transport to Hong Kong city center
10 pm Hong Kong hotel check-in
Day 2 The Peak, Central Hong Kong & Tsim Sha Tsui
7:30 am The Peak Tram & Sky Terrace 428
11 am Explore Central Hong Kong
4 pm Tsim Sha Tsui & Avenue of Stars
8 pm Watch the Symphony of Lights from Tsim Sha Tsui or on a cruise across Victoria Harbour.
9 pm Hong Kong Night Markets.
Day 3 Macau
6:30 am Hong Kong to Macau Ferry
8:30 am Arrival in Macau
9:30 am Macau Tower
11:30 am Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral & Senado Square
2:30 pm Venetian Macau, Cotai and Taipa and Taipa Village
7:30 pm Transport to Macau International Airport
8 pm Macau International Airport

Hong Kong-Macau Travel Essentials

Before we go on with the actual itinerary, here are things you need to know for a hassle-free trip. There are a lot of discounts posted in the guide below, so make sure to pre-book before you go.

Hong Kong-Macau eSIM — This is a must-have for a smoother travel experience. I suggest that you get an eSIM data internet plan that covers both Hong Kong and Macau. Although less convenient, you can also buy a physical SIM card or rent a mobile WiFi device.Book hereSee more

Attraction & Transport Tickets — Save time and money by pre-booking your theme park/attractions tickets, transport & other travel essentials online. Often prices are cheaper, plus you avoid queuing at the ticket counters onsite.

Disneyland Hong Kong (Book here)

Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car (Book here)

The Peak Tram + Sky Terrace 428 (Book here)

Ocean Park Hong Kong (Book here)

Octopus Card (Book here)

Hong Kong Airport Express Train (Book here)

Hong Kong to Macau ferry (Book here)

Macau Tower (Book here)

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Hong Kong Hotel — You should have your confirmed hotel reservations at hand to show at the immigration checkpoint. The best locations for travelers are Tsim Sha Tsui and Central Hong Kong. The nearby areas of Jordan, Mong Kok, Sheung Wan and Wan Chai are also okay. Just make sure to choose a hotel near an MTR train station.Book hereCompare ratesSee more

Macau Hotel — You can see most of the major attractions of Macau on a day trip from Hong Kong, but in case you want to explore in a more relaxed place, book a hotel in the Cotai area if you want to stay in the resort-casino strip. The Macau Peninsula area is a great choice if you want to see more of the historic spots of Macau like the Ruins of St. Paul & Senado Square.Book hereSee more

See also

See more: Hong Kong, Macau.

Hong Kong-Macau Budget

Your travel expenses will largely depend on your traveling style and how much you plan to spend on activities, accommodations & food. To help set your own budget, here are the expenses breakdown for the 3 days and 2 nights (3D2N) itinerary posted above. Make sure to review all discounts & booking links posted.

Transport & Essentials
HKD 52 Hong Kong and Macau eSIM — 3 days unlimited data internet in Hong Kong and MacauBook hereSee more
HKD 97 Tourist Octopus card — Includes HKD 50 initial stored value.Book here
HKD 72 Hong Kong train and bus fares — Per person.
HKD 18 Macau bus fares — Per person.
HKD 175 Hong Kong to Macau ferry — Per person discount price online for a one-way ticket on Cotaijet.Book here
HKD 165 Luggage locker at Citygate Outlets — Can be paid using Octopus card
HKD 80 Luggage storage at Macau Airport
Activities/attraction costs breakdown
HKD 256 Ngong Ping 360 cable car — Per person discount price online for a round-trip standard cabin ticket. Roundtrip ticket . Per person.Book here
HKD 590 Disneyland Hong Kong — Per person discount price online for 1-day admission/entrance ticket.Book here
HKD 149 The Peak Tram + Sky Terrace 428 — Per person discount price online for roundtrip ticket + Sky Terrace 428 admission 2-in-1 combo package ticket.Book here
HKD 150 Macau Tower observation deck — Per person discount price online for the admission/entrance ticket.Book here
HKD 132 Gondola Rides at The Venetian Macau — Per adult discount price online for 20 minutes gondola ride.Book here
Hong Kong-Macau Budget (per person)
HKD 659 Transport & Essentials (PHP 4,706)
HKD 600 Accommodations (PHP 4,290) — 3 days/2 nights stay in a budget hotel. HKD 600 per night per twin-sharing room.
HKD 480 Food (PHP 3,432) — HKD 40 to 100 per meal in local restaurants for 3 days.
HKD 1,738 Sub-total without Activities (PHP 12,428) — Includes transport, essentials, food & accommodations listed above.
HKD 1,277 Activities (PHP 9,130) — Includes activities listed above.
HKD 3,015 Total with Activities (PHP 21,558) — Excludes flights, PH travel tax & personal expenses

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Other activities
HKD 330 AquaLuna Symphony of Lights Cruise — Per person discount price online. Includes Symphony of Lights cruise on an iconic junk boat. Book here
PHP 1,620 Philippine Travel Tax — For outbound Philippine citizens only

Where to Stay in Hong Kong

Tsim Sha Tsui (TST) and Central are the best areas to stay in Hong Kong. TST offers a wider variety when it comes to prices. You can find hostels/guesthouses catering to backpackers and low budget travelers as well as 5-star hotels. Meanwhile, hotels in Central caters to a more upscale crowd.

If you’re set on a splurge, choose a hotel near the waterfront for sweeping views of Hong Kong‘s skyline and Victoria Harbour. In this case, stay in Tsim Sha Tsui (TST), which offers a view of the more impressive Central Hong Kong‘s skyline.

The neighborhoods of Jordan, Mong Kok, Sheung Wan and Wan Chai are also great options as these places are located next to Tsim Sha Tsui and Central. If you plan to stay in these areas, remember to choose a location within easy walking distance to an MTR train station.

Click below to see rates and compare hotels in Hong Kong within your budget.

Four Seasons Hotel (Upscale / Central / Compare Rates)

InterContinental Grand Stanford (Upscale / Tsim Sha Tsui / Compare Rates)

Harbour Bay Hotel (Mid-Range / Tsim Sha Tsui / Compare Rates)

B P International (Mid-Range / Tsim Sha Tsui / Compare Rates)

MK Stay (Budget / Mongkok / Compare Rates)

Yesinn @YMT (Budget Backpacker / Yau Ma Tei / Compare Rates)

Hop Inn Hostel (Budget Backpacker / Tsim Sha Tsui / Compare Rates)

Where to Stay in Macau

The best areas to stay in Macau are ‘Macau City’ and Cotai Strip in Taipa Island.

Cotai Strip offers an unbeatable location in the heart of Macau’s mega-casino district. It’s also close to Macau Airport. Prices tend to be on the high-end on this side of Taipa Island.

If you’re looking for a cheaper hotel, consider staying in ‘Macau City.’ Pick a hotel close to major historical sites like Senado Square and the Ruins of St. Paul Cathedral.

Four Seasons Hotel (Upscale / Cotai / Compare Rates)

The Venetian Macao (Upscale / Cotai / Compare Rates)

Caravel Hotel (Mid-range / Macau Peninsula / Compare Rates)

Macau Masters Hotel (Budget Hotel / Macau Peninsula / Compare Rates)

Hou Kong Hotel (Budget Hotel / Macau Peninsula / Compare Rates)

Hong Kong-Macau Sample Itineraries

2 Days Hong Kong-Macau Itinerary

Day/Time Activity
Day 1 Central Hong Kong and Tsim Sha Tsui
8 am Hong Kong Airport arrival
9 am Airport Express Train to Hong Kong city center
10 am Hong Kong hotel check-in
11 am The Peak & Sky Terrace 428
2 pm Central Hong Kong
Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui
5 pm Avenue of Stars & Tsim Sha Tsui
8 pm Symphony of Lights
9 pm Hong Kong Night Markets
Day 2 Macau Peninsula and Cotai
6:30 am Hong Kong to Macau Ferry
8:30 am Arrival in Macau
9:30 am Macau Tower
11:30 am Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral & Senado Square
2:30 pm Venetian Macau & Cotai
8 pm Macau International Airport

4 Days Hong Kong-Macau Itinerary

Consider extending your trip to 4 days and 3 nights (4D3N) or more if you want to enjoy a relaxed pace and go beyond the typical tourist trail.

Day/Time Activity
Day 1 Central Hong Kong & Tsim Sha Tsui
10 am Hong Kong Airport arrival
10:30 am Hong Kong Airport to hotel transfer
11 am Hong Kong hotel check-in
1 pm The Peak Tram & Victoria Peak
3 pm Central Hong Kong
5 pm Avenue of Stars & Tsim Sha Tsui
8 pm Symphony of Lights & Victoria Harbour
9 pm Hong Kong Night Market
Day 2 Disneyland & Ngong Ping
10 am Ngong Ping 360 cable car & Tian Tan Big Buddha
1 pm Disneyland Hong Kong
9 pm Hong Kong at night
Day 3 Ocean Park & West Kowloon
9:30 am Ocean Park Hong Kong
4 pm West Kowloon, Sky 100 Observation Deck, M+ Museum, Hong Kong Palace Museum
Day 4 Macau Peninsula and Cotai
6:30 am Hong Kong to Macau Ferry
8:30 am Arrival in Macau
9:30 am Macau Tower
11:30 am Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral & Senado Square
2:30 pm Venetian Macau, Cotai and Taipa and Taipa Village
7:30 pm Transport to Macau International Airport
8 pm Macau International Airport

5 Days Hong Kong-Macau Itinerary

On a 5 days and 4 nights (5D4N) trip, it’s a good idea to add the overnight in Macau. Spend the first 3 days in Hong Kong. Then, another 2 days and 1 night (2D1N) exploring more sights in Macau.

Day/Time Activity
Day 1 Central Hong Kong & Tsim Sha Tsui
Day 2 Disneyland & Ngong Ping
Day 3 Ocean Park & West Kowloon
Day 4 Macau Peninsula
6:30 am Hong Kong to Macau Ferry
8:30 am Arrival in Macau
9:30 am Macau Tower
11:30 am Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral & Senado Square
7 pm Cotai
Day 5 Cotai & Taipa Vilage
8 am Taipa Vilage
Venetian Macau
Parisian Macau
Londoner Macau
Galaxy Macau / Macau Studio City
Macau International Airport

6 Days Hong Kong-Macau Itinerary

Two days should be plenty of time to go sightseeing in Macau. Only consider spending more days if you’re really into casinos or you want to explore more of Macau’s heritage spots. For this reason, you’re going to find it more worthwhile to spend an additional day in Hong Kong if you’re planning 6 days and 5 nights (6D5N).

Day/Time Activity
Day 1 Central Hong Kong & Tsim Sha Tsui
Day 2 Disneyland & Ngong Ping
Day 3 Ocean Park & West Kowloon
Day 4 Hong Kong
Option 1: Tsim Sha Tsui museums, K11 Musea, East Tsim Sha Tsui.
Option 2: Chi Lin Nunnery & Nan Lian Garden
Day 5 Macau Peninsula
Day 6 Cotai & Taipa Village

Macau Day Trip + Return to Hong Kong

If you’re planning to spend a day trip to Macau then & return to Hong Kong on the same day, it’s easy to that as well.

Day/Time Activity
Day 1 Central Hong Kong & Tsim Sha Tsui
Arrive at Hong Kong International Airport
Hong Kong Airport Express train to Hong Kong City Center
Hong Kong hotel check-in
1 pm The Peak Tram & Victoria Peak
3 pm Central Hong Kong
5 pm Avenue of Stars & Tsim Sha Tsui
8 pm Symphony of Lights & Victoria Harbour
9 pm Hong Kong Night Market
Day 2 Macau Day Trip (return to Hong Kong)
Hong Kong to Macau Ferry
Senado Square, Ruins of St. Paul & Macau Peninsula
The Venetian, The Parisian, The Londoner & Cotai
Macau to Hong Kong Ferry
Hong Kong at Night
Day 3 Disneyland & Ngong Ping
Train to Disney Resort MTR Station via Tung Chung
Store luggage in Tung Chung
Disneyland Hong Kong
Ngong Ping & Tian Tan Buddha

3 Days Hong Kong-Macau Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Ngong Ping & Disneyland Hong Kong

After touchdown in Hong Kong Airport, start your trip with an exhilarating ride on the Ngong Ping 360 cable car in Lantau Island. See the Tian Tan Big Buddha & explore Ngong Ping Village. Then, spend the rest of the day at Disneyland Hong Kong.

Flight to Hong Kong

Go on the earliest flight to Hong Kong to enjoy 3 full days for sightseeing.

To further maximize your time, I suggest that you book the return flight from Macau instead of round-trip Hong Kong flights. For example, you can book a one-way “Manila to Hong Kong” flight & another “Macau to Manila” flight.

If you already booked round-trip Hong Kong flights or if flying out from Macau is not practical, it’s no biggie. Day trips to Macau are easy to do because the HK-Macau ferry only takes 1 hour. You can still use the itinerary below to guide your trip planning.

Manila to Hong Kong flight itinerary

Step 1: Arrive at Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

Step 2: Pay the Philippine Travel Tax (for outbound Philippine residents only) — Price is PHP 1,620 per person (economy class ticket). This can be paid online before your trip via airline (recommended) or the TIEZA website.

Step 3: Bag drop at NAIA departure hall if you’re bringing checked-in luggage. If not, proceed immigrations. Always use web/mobile check-in whenever possible.

Step 4: Clear Philippine immigration checkpoint.

Step 5: Wait for boarding call at the pre-departure area.

Step 6: Manila to Hong Kong flight departure.

Hong Kong Airport arrival

Arriving at Hong Kong International Airport

Step 1: Clear Hong Kong immigration checkpoint.

Step 2: Claim luggage and clear customs checkpoint.

Step 3: Exchange currency to Hong Kong dollars or withdraw money at ATM.

Step 4: Claim Hong Kong Tourist Octopus Card and other discounts/tickets you’ve booked online at the designated claiming area.

How to get around Hong Kong — You can choose to go by public transport, taxi/ride-sharing, hop-on-hop-off/tourist bus or chartered car.

Getting around Hong Kong by public transport is easy & affordable. This itinerary makes good use of Hong Kong’s efficient MTR train & bus system.

Google Maps is a must-have when traveling on your own. Use the directions feature to see suggestions on how to get around by public transport including what route/line to take & travel time estimates. Remember, the directions feature only works online, so you will need mobile data access.

Consider taking a taxi to avoid long walks, especially if you’re traveling in a group (sharing costs). Better yet, use Uber for hassle-free rides in Hong Kong & Macau.

Hong Kong Tourist Octopus Card — HKD 97 price online. Includes HKD 50 pre-loaded credit. The Octopus Card is a must-have when traveling in Hong Kong. Get this card to enjoy discount fares and easy payments on Hong Kong’s MTR (metro) trains, buses & trams.

It can also be used for payments at convenient stores & partner shops throughout Hong Kong. Take note of the designated claiming area at Hong Kong International Airport. Buy top-up credit when you claim the card. You can get back/refund any remaining balance (except for the non-refundable deposit) at the MTR stations.

Internet access in Hong Kong & Macau — I suggest that you get an eSIM data internet plan that covers both Hong Kong and Macau. Although less convenient, you can also buy a physical SIM card or rent a mobile WiFi device. Cost is HKD 75 for 3 days unlimited eSIM data.

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Ngong Ping 360 cable car & Tian Tan Big Buddha

The Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the “Big Buddha,” is the World’s largest outdoor sitting Buddha that is made of bronze. See the Po Lin Monastery & Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery famous for its hall with almost 13,000 miniature Buddha statues. The best way to get to Ngong Ping Village is by riding the Ngong Ping 360 cable car ride, which offers panoramic views overlooking Lantau Island, Hong Kong Airport and the South China Sea.

Ngong Ping 360 cable car ticket — HKD 256 per adult discount price online for a round-trip standard cabin ticket.

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Proceed to the ‘Pre-Booked Counters’ at the Cable Car Terminal. Present your mobile or printed voucher to claim the entry ticket.

Instead of going directly to downtown Hong Kong for your hotel check-in, you can head straight to the Ngong Ping 360 cable car terminal in Tung Chung (by bus or taxi). Both Ngong Ping and Disneyland Hong Kong are located near the airport.

Starting your day this way will save you time by skipping the train travel to downtown HK and back. Leave your luggage at Citygate Outlets self-service while exploring Lantau Island.

How to get to Ngong Ping village from HK Airport

Step 1: Ride the S56 or S1 bus from Hong Kong Airport to Tung Chung — The S1 bus stop is located at the Terminal 1 ground level below the arrival concourse, on Cheong Tat Road. Ask the airport information booth to point you in the right direction. The fare is HKD 3.7. Pay with Octopus Card.

Step 2: Drop off at the Tung Chung bus terminus near Citygate Outlets.

Step 3: Store luggage at Citygate Outlets self-service lockers — The small locker costs HKD 25 every 2 hours, for the first 6 hours. From the seventh hour onwards, the price bumps up to HKD 30 every 2 hours. For 12 hours storage, the cost will be HKD 165 in total. If you have a large bag or multiple small-medium sized bags, fit them in the large locker instead. See more info here and here. The rate above is for the lockers located at the Ground Floor of Citygate Outlets. There are locals on Levels B2 & B3 that are cheaper at HKD 105 for 12 hours.

Step 4: Walk to Tung Chung Station of the Ngong Ping 360 cable car.

Step 5: Ride Ngong Ping 360 cable car from Tung Chung Station to Ngong Ping Village.

Step 6: Walk to the Tian Tan Big Buddha, Po Lin Monastery & the Wisdom Path. Explore Ngong Ping Village on your way back.

Disneyland Hong Kong

Experience a magical adventure at Disneyland Hong Kong. It is the second Disney-themed amusement park in Asia after Tokyo Disneyland.

How to get to Hong Kong Disneyland from Ngong Ping Village

Step 1: Ride Ngong Ping 360 cable car to Tung Chung.

Step 2: Ride the MTR train from Tung Chung Station to Disneyland Resort Station — HKD 13.4 fare per adult. Pay with Octopus Card. Estimated travel time is 20 minutes. At Tung Chung Station, board the Orange “Tung Chung” Line (towards Hong Kong).

Step 3: Change trains at Sunny Bay Station, to the Pink “Disneyland Resort” Line (towards Disneyland Resort).

Step 4: Drop-off at Disneyland Resort Station (end of the line).

Step 5: Walk to Disneyland Park Hong Kong entrance.):

Disneyland Hong Kong admission/entrance fee — HKD 590 per adult discount price online for the 1-Day Ticket.

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You can enter the Disneyland Hong Kong directly by scanning QR code on your phone. There’s no need to redeem the physical ticket unless you want to keep it as a souvenir.

Once inside, enjoy Toy Story Land first because it’s the farthest. Then, prioritize zones that you like the most, visit Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point, Tomorrowland, Fantasyland & Adventureland. Finally, end at Main Street, U.S.A. Download the official Disneyland HK mobile app to see queue times & help you plan your trip.

Also, check the Disneyland show schedules before arriving. Don’t miss the “Mickey & Friends Street Celebration” & “Momentous” Nighttime Spectacular fireworks show.

Transport to Hong Kong city center

How to get to Kowloon or Hong Kong Island from Disneyland

If you left your luggage at Citygate Outlets, here’s how to get back to Tung Chung:

Step 1: Ride the MTR train from Disneyland Resort station to Tung Chung Station — HKD 13.4 fare per adult. Pay with Octopus Card. Estimated travel time is 20 minutes. At Disneyland Resort Station, board the “Pink” Disneyland Resort Line (towards Sunny Bay Station).

Step 2: Change trains at Sunny Bay Station (end of the line), to the Orange “Tung Chung” Line (towards Tung Chung).

Step 3: Drop-off at Tung Chung Station (end of the line).

Step 4: Claim luggage at Citygate Outlets lockers service.

To Kowloon hotel from Tung Chung

Step 1: Ride the MTR train to Hong Kong City Center. Alight at the MTR station nearest your hotel. The fare from Tung Chung to Tsim Sha Tsui is HKD 16.1 per adult. Pay with Octopus Card. Estimated travel time is 40 minutes. At Tung Chung Station, board the Orange “Tung Chung” Line (towards Hong Kong).

Step 2: Board the Red “Tsuen Wan” Line (towards Central).

Step 3: Drop off at MTR station nearest to your hotel.

Step 4: Walk or ride taxi/Uber to your hotel.

To Central/Hong Kong Island hotel from Tung Chung

Step 1: Ride the MTR train to Hong Kong station. At Tung Chung Station, board the Orange “Tung Chung” Line (towards Hong Kong).

Step 2: Drop off at Hong Kong station (end of the line). Central and Hong Kong MTR stations are interconnected by walking paths.

Step 3: Walk or ride taxi/Uber to your hotel.

Hong Kong hotel check-in

Hong Kong Hotel

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Day 2: The Peak, Central Hong Kong & Tsim Sha Tsui

Enjoy the steep tram ride up The Peak for breathtaking views of the Hong Kong skyline and Victoria Harbor. Explore Central Hong Kong & go aboard the iconic Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui. Take a stroll along the Avenue of Stars and watch the Symphony of Lights. Cap the night with a shopping spree at Hong Kong’s night markets & outlet stores.

The Peak / Victoria Peak

The breathtaking panoramic view from Victoria Peak is Hong Kong‘s most popular attraction for a good reason. Enjoy the best views overlooking the city’s famous skyline and Victoria Harbor, complete with all of Hong Kong’s tallest and most famous skyscrapers. Go early morning to avoid the crowd. The scenic and thrilling The Peak Tram is a worthy attraction on its own. After enjoying the view from Sky Terrace 428, you can visit the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Trick Eye Museum & other attractions as well.

The Peak Tram round trip ticket + Sky Terrace 428 admission — HKD 149 per adult discount combo ticket price.

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Line up at “Pre-purchased Ticket Holder” queue and present your Klook e-voucher QR code at the admission gate of the Peak Tram/Sky Terrace 428.

How to get to The Peak Tram/Victoria Peak from Ocean Park

Step 1: Ride the MTR train from to Admiralty or Central Station — HKD 8.3 fare per adult from Tsim Sha Tsui. Pay with Octopus Card.

Step 2: Walk to The Peak Tram lower terminus along Garden Road.

Step 3: Ride The Peak Tram to Sky Terrace 428 at Victoria Peak

Central Hong Kong

Adorned with iconic skyscrapers, Central Hong Kong is home to renowned financial institutions, corporate headquarters, luxury shopping malls, and fine dining establishments. It’s a great area to get a taste of local food in Hong Kong and there are a couple of interesting tourist spots worth visiting.

Places to visit in Central Hong Kong

Man Mo Temple

Pottinger Stone Slabs Street

The Instagram Wall at Graham Street / 48 Hollywood Road

St. Andrew’s Cathedral

Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui

Enjoy a nostalgic ferry crossing with an amazing view of the amazing skyline on both sides of Victoria Harbor.

How to get to Tsim Sha Tsui via the Star Ferry

Step 1: Walk to Central Pier (No. 7)

Step 2: Ride Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui Pier — The fare is HKD 6 per adult. Pay with Octopus Card.

Step 3: Walk to Avenue of Stars.

Tsim Sha Tsui & Symphony of Lights

A trip to Hong Kong is not complete without a visit to Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront to enjoy the panoramic views of impressive Central Hong Kong Skyline and Victoria Harbor. This is a must for photographers! Don’t miss the Symphony of Lights, the World’s Largest Permanent light and sound Show by Guinness World Records. It lights up every night starting at 8 pm and includes more than 40 buildings on both sides of Victoria Harbour.

Symphony of Lights Cruise — Cruise Victoria Harbour on a ferry to enjoy unbeatable views during the Symphony of Lights show.

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Hong Kong at night & shopping

Hong Kong Night Markets & Outlet Shopping

Here’s a list of places to shop in Tsim Sha Tsui and elsewhere in Kowloon:

China Hong Kong City In-Town Outlets (Greenland Corner, 5 Canton Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui)

Esprit Factory Outlet Tsim Sha Tsui (Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui)

I.T. Factory Outlet Tsim Sha Tsui (3rd floor, Silvercord Shopping Center, 30 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui)

Temple Street / Men’s Market (Near Jordan & Yau Ma Tei MTR stations)

Sneaker Street Market (Fa Yuen Street near Mong Kok MTR station)

Ladies Market (Tung Choi Street near Yau Ma Tei and Mong Kok MTR stations)

Day 3: Macau Day Trip

The day starts with a one-hour ferry to Macau. Don’t miss a visit to the Macau Tower, Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral & Senado Square. Then enjoy the attractions at Taipa including Venetian Macau & City of Dreams.

Hong Kong to Macau Ferry

The Hong Hong KongMacau ferry operators include TurboJET and Cotaijet. For this itinerary, I suggest that you go with Cotaijet because they arrive at Macau-Taipa Ferry Terminal, which is located beside Macau Airport. It’s also close to Venetian Macau, City of Dreams & Galaxy Macau and other casinos in the Cotai strip.

How to get to Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal

Step 1: Ride the MTR train to Sheung Wan Station. The fare from TST is HKD 10.3 per adult (Octopus card).

Step 2: Change to the Blue “Island” Line at Admiralty or Central. Ride the train towards Kennedy Town.

Step 3: Drop off at Sheung Wan Station. Proceed to Exit D.

Step 4: Claim Octopus card refund at Sheung Wan MTR Customer Service Centre if you have balance leftover.

Arrive at least 60 minutes before departure to queue for redemption and border check.

Step 5: Proceed to ferry departure terminal

Step 6: Clear Hong Kong immigration checkpoint

Step 7Hong Kong to Macau ferry departure

Hong Kong to Macau Cotaijet ferry ticket — HKD 175 per adult discount price online for a one-way weekday ticket.

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Arrival in Macau

Arriving at Macau-Taipa Ferry terminal

Step 1: Clear Macau immigration checkpoint.

Step 2: Clear Macau customs checkpoint.

Step 3: No need to exchange currency to Macau Pataca (MOP) since Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) is accepted almost everywhere in Macau including taxis and buses. The value of HKD is almost equal to MOP.

Luggage storage in Macau

You’ll be needing a place to store your luggage for this Macau day trip. This is the reason to go straight to Macau International Airport after arriving at the ferry terminal.

The Luggage Storage at Macau Airport is located at the departure level. The hourly rate is MOP 10 per piece while the daily rate is MOP 80 per piece.

Alternatively, there’s also the option of using the self-service lockers at Macau Ferry Terminal or baggage service counters at the casino/resorts (if any).

How to get to Macau Airport from Taipa Ferry Terminal

Option 1: 10 minutes walk (700 meters)

Option 2: Ride the taxi if you have heavy luggage.

How to get around Macau — You can choose to go by public bus, free casino shuttles, or taxi/Uber. Of course, there also the option of booking a hassle-free guided tour.

Most casinos in Macau offer free shuttle services to the ferry terminals & Macau Airport. To get to the other attractions, however, you might need to take a taxi/Uber or go with the cheaper public bus.

Use Google Maps ‘transit’ directions feature to see recommended routes & bus stops. HKD is accepted to pay for public bus fares in Macau. Prepare exact amount (coins) because Macau bus services do not provide change.

Macau Tower

Walk the 360-degree observation deck for unobstructed views across Macau – and see even as far as Hong Kong!

Macau Tower admission/entrance fee — HKD 150 per adult discount price online.

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Tickets include admission to the Observation Lounge on Level 58 and the Outdoor Observation Deck on Level 61. Proceed to ticket booth & present your mobile or printed voucher to claim the entry ticket.

How to get to Macau Tower from Macau Airport

Step 1: Walk to the airport bus stop along Avenida Wai Long.

Step 2: Ride Bus #26 to Macau Tower — Bus fare is MOP 6 per adult. Travel time is around 35 minutes.

Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral & Senado Square

Enjoy a walking tour around Senado Square, Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral, Na Tcha Temple & Fortress Hill.

How to get to Senado Square / Saint Paul Cathedral from Macau Tower

Step 1: Ride Bus 32 to Calcada De Santo Agostinho bus stop. Travel time is around 15 minutes. Fare is MOP 6.

Step 2: Drop off at Calcada De Santo Agostinho bus stop along Avenida da Praia Grande. This bus stop is located immediately after Nam Van Lake.

Step 3: Walk to Senado Square — 5 minutes/500m walk

Step 4: Walk to Saint Paul Cathedral & Fortress Hill. Eat free samples of beef/pork jerky at food shops on the way to the Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral.

Venetian Macau

Aside from the casino, the main attraction at Venetian Macau is the Venice inspired Shoppes Canal/Venetian canals.

Gondola Rides at Venetian Macau — HKD 132 per adult discount price online for 20 minutes gondola ride.

Book here

Present your mobile or printed voucher at Boutique Di Gondola (Shop 832 Grand Canal Street). OR, Emporio Di Gondola (Shop 891 Grand Canal Street) at The Venetian Macao.

How to get to Venetian Macau from Senado Square

Step 1: Ride Bus #26A from Almeida Ribeiro (near Senado Square) to Venetian Macau — Bus fare is MOP 6 per adult. Travel time is around 30 minutes.

Step 2: Drop off at the bus stop in front of Venetian Macau.

Other Things to Do and Places to Visit

Golden Reel Ferris Wheel at Studio City Macau (Book here)

Macau Eiffel Tower at the Parisian Macao (Book here)

Macau Hop-On Hop-Off Open Top Bus Tour (Book here)

Taipa Village

Transport to Macau International Airport

Ride free shuttle from one of the casinos to Macau International Airport.

Macau International Airport

Departing from Macau International Airport

Step 1: Bag drop/check-in for Macau to Manila flight. No additional airport/departure taxes or terminal fees for outbound flights from Macau International Airport. All fees should be included in the flight ticket price.

Step 2: Clear Macau immigration checkpoint

Step 3: Wait for boarding call at pre-departure area.

Step 4Macau flight departure.

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