HomeAsiaEast AsiaHong Kong Itinerary with Macau, Disneyland & Ocean Park Tour for First-Timers By Marcos Detourista. Updated on November 20, 2018.Here’s a detailed Hong Kong-Macau Itinerary for 3, 4, 5 or 6 days + trip budget to Disneyland, Ocean Park & more. 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.I’ve included a 3-day itinerary + suggestions on how to spend 4, 5 or 6 days.Scroll down to see the detailed do-it-yourself (DIY) trip guide, followed by the budget breakdown and lots of extra travel tips.Trip ChecklistBefore we go on with the actual itinerary, here is a list of things that you might need to prepare and bring for a hassle-free trip.Accommodations — You should have your confirmed reservation in hand before arriving. Book your room as soon as you know you are going because prices rarely go down the closer you are to your trip.Hong Kong hotel reservation Check ratesAttraction Tickets & Tours — There are a lot of theme park admission, attraction tickets & tours that you can book online. Make sure to check all the discounts posted on this page. Pre-booking will save you money, avoid long queues at ticket counters & hassles of exchanging money. See all discountsDisneyland Hong Kong ticket — 1-day general admission ticket See discountsNgong Ping 360 ticket — Round-trip cable car ticket See discountsPeak Tram + Sky Terrace ticket — Round-trip tram ride + Sky Terrace 428 admission combo ticket. Get the fast-track combo to skip the line + admission to Madame Tussauds & more. See discountsOcean Park Hong Kong ticket — 1-day E-Ticket See discountsMacau Tower observation deck ticket — General admission ticket See discountsGet P175 OFF Klook booking with promo code “HOLIYAYDTR” — This is on top of existing discounts on the Klook app & website! Promo ends on December 31, 2018. Valid for first-time PH users & P5,000 minimum spend.Book promo here Flights & TransportHong Kong to Macau ferry ticket — The best HK-Macau ferry operators are Turbojet & CotaiJet. See discountsOctopus Card — This prepaid card is used for easy payments on HK’s efficient mass transport system. See discountsHong Kong flight ticket See cheap flightsMacau flight ticket See cheap flightsOther essentialsPassport, Hong Kong Tourist Visa & Macau Tourist Visa — If applicable. This is very important to think about when planning any trip abroad. Luckily, tourists from over 160 countries including the Philippines do not need a visa to enter both Hong Kong & Macau. Passport must not expire within the next 6 months on arrival.Hong Kong & Macau SIM card / pocket WiFi hotspot — Stay connected during your entire trip. See discountsHong Kong & Macau Itinerary Blog ContentsTrip ChecklistHong Kong & Macau ItineraryHong Kong & Macau BudgetWhere to Stay in Hong KongWhere to Stay in MacauTravel Tips Before You GoSee More Travel Guides & BlogsHong Kong & Macau Itinerary Disneyland Hong Kong – Sleeping Beauty Castle, in Lantau Island, Hong Kong Ocean Park Hong Kong entrance Macau Tower Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral in Macau’s Portuguese-colonial district Symphony of Lights, Hong Kong Nong Ping 360 Cable Car – Lantau Island, Hong Kong Victoria Peak – Hong Kong skyline view from Sky Terrace 428 in Hong Kong Indoor Italian-inspired canals and gondolas at The Venetian MacauThis sample 3 days and 2 nights (3D2N) itinerary will take you to the top tourist spots in Hong Kong and Macau including Disneyland, Ocean Park, 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.Feel free to tweak the activities & timings based on your traveling style, schedule, & attractions that interest you the most.3 Days Hong Kong & Macau ItineraryDay/TimeActivityDay 1Ngong Ping & Disneyland Hong KongFlight to Hong Kong0810 amHong Kong Airport arrival0900 amNgong Ping 360 cable car & Tian Tan Big Buddha0200 pmDisneyland Hong Kong0815 pmTransport to Hong Kong city center1000 pmHong Kong hotel check-inDay 2Ocean Park, The Peak & Tsim Sha Tsui0800 amOcean Park Hong Kong0230 pmThe Peak / Victoria Peak0500 pmStar Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui0630 pmTsim Sha Tsui & Symphony of Lights0830 pmHong Kong at night & shoppingDay 3Macau Day Trip0630 amHong Kong to Macau Ferry0830 amArrival in Macau0930 amMacau Tower1130 amRuins of Saint Paul Cathedral & Senado Square0230 pmVenetian Macau0400 pmCity of Dreams Macau0630 pmWynn Palace Fountain Show0730 pmTransport to Macau International Airport0805 pmMacau International AirportAfter reading the step-by-step tips below, scroll down for recommendations on planning Hong Kong & Macau trips for 2 days, 4 days & more Day 1: Ngong Ping & Disneyland Hong KongAfter 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 KongGo 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 “Hong Kong 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 itineraryStep 1 (0300 am): Arrive at Manila-Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).Step 2: Pay the Philippine Travel Tax (for outbound Philippine residents only) — Price is P1,620 per person on economy class ticket.Step 3: Bag drop at departure hall if you’re bringing checked-in luggage — Always use web/mobile check-in at least 4 hours before your flight. The earlier the better.Step 4: Clear Philippine immigration checkpoint.Step 5: Wait for boarding call at the pre-departure area.Step 6 (0600 am): Manila to Hong Kong flight departure.0810 am: Hong Kong Airport arrivalArriving at Hong Kong International AirportStep 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 MTR train & bus system.Google Maps is a must-have when traveling on your own. Use the “transit” directions 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 94 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.Pre-book online hereIt 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 — Pocket WiFi hotspot rentals that you can book online usually require you to drop-off the device in Hong Kong. Because this itinerary assumes you’ll be flying out from Macau Airport, the best option is to get a SIM card or roaming plan for Hong Kong & Macau.Hong Kong SIM card — HKD 53 discount price online. Includes 1.5GB 4G data + HKD 18 preloaded credit. Regular price is HKD 68.Book discount herePick up available at Hong Kong International Airport.Macau SIM card — HKD 45 discount price online. Includes unlimited 4G data (HKD 50 credit). Regular price is HKD 50.Book discount hereTake note of the claiming area & opening hours at Shun Tak Center near Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal. Shun Tak Center is also where you’re going to claim the Hong Kong-Macau ferry tickets. So, you can pick-up the SIM card right after/before claiming the ferry tickets.0900 am: Ngong Ping 360 cable car & Tian Tan Big Buddha Nong Ping 360 Cable Car – Lantau Island, Hong Kong Ngong Ping – Big Buddha in Lantau Island, Hong KongThe 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.See discountsNgong Ping 360 cable car ticket — HKD 167 per adult discount price online for a round-trip standard cabin ticket. The regular walk-in price is HKD 210 if you buy on site.Book discount hereProceed 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. 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 AirportStep 1 (0900 am): Ride the S56 or S1 bus from Hong Kong Airport to Tung Chung — HKD 3.5 fare per adult. Pay with Octopus Card. 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.Step 2 (0930 am): Drop off at the Tung Chung bus terminus near Citygate Outlets.Step 3: Store luggage at Citygate Outlets self-service lockers — Pay using your Octopus Card. The small locker costs HKD 10 every 2 hours, for the first 6 hours. From the seventh hour onwards, the price bumps up to HKD 20 every 2 hours. For 12 hours storage, the cost will be HKD 90 in total. If you have a large bag or multiple small-medium sized bags, fit them in the large locker instead. The large locker costs 2x the small locker, so that’s HKD 180 for 12 hours storage. See more info hereand here.Step 4: Walk to Tung Chung Station of the Ngong Ping 360 cable car.Step 5 (1000 am): Ride Ngong Ping 360 cable car from Tung Chung Station to Ngong Ping Village.Step 6 (1030 am): Walk to the Tian Tan Big Buddha, Po Lin Monastery & the Wisdom Path. Explore Ngong Ping Village on your way back.0200 pm: Disneyland Hong Kong Disneyland Hong Kong in Lantau Island, Hong Kong Disneyland Hong Kong – Sleeping Beauty Castle, in Lantau Island, Hong KongExperience a magical adventure at Disneyland Hong Kong. It is the second Disney-themed amusement park in Asia after Tokyo Disneyland.See discountsHow to get to Hong Kong Disneyland from Ngong Ping VillageStep 1 (0100 pm): Ride Ngong Ping 360 cable car to Tung Chung.Step 2 (0130 pm): Ride the MTR train from Tung Chung Station to Disneyland Resort Station — HKD 14.3 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 (0150 pm): Drop-off at Disneyland Resort Station (end of the line).Step 5 (0150 pm): Walk to Disneyland Park Hong Kong entrance.):Disneyland Hong Kong admission/entrance fee — HKD 519 per adult discount price online for the 1-Day Ticket. The regular walk-in price is HKD 619 if you buy on site.Book discount hereYou 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 “We Love Mickey!” Projection Show that runs at 7:15 pm every Wednesday, the daily “Flights of Fantasy Parade” at 1:30 pm, “Disney Paint the Night” Parade at 8:00 pm, and Festival of the Lion King at Adventureland. The “Disney in the Stars” fireworks had been temporarily discontinued starting Jan 2018 to give way to park transformation.0815 pm: Transport to Hong Kong city centerHow to get to Kowloon or Hong Kong Island from DisneylandIf you left your luggage at Citygate Outlets, here’s how to get back to Tung Chung:Step 1 (0815 pm): Ride the MTR train from Disneyland Resort station to Tung Chung Station — HKD 14.3 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 (0845 pm): Claim luggage at Citygate Outlets lockers service.To Kowloon hotel from Tung ChungStep 1: Ride the MTR train to Tsim Sha Tsui, Jordan, Yau Ma Tei or Mong Kok Station. HKD 16.9 fare 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 ChungStep 1: Ride the MTR train to Hong Kong station. HKD 22.4 fare per adult. Pay with Octopus Card. 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.1000 pm: Hong Kong hotel check-inHong Kong HotelCheapest RatesBest Hotel ReviewsDay 2: Ocean Park, The Peak & Tsim Sha TsuiGreet the morning with aquatic creatures & adrenaline-pumping rides at Ocean Park Hong Kong. Then, enjoy the steep tram ride up The Peak for breathtaking views of the Hong Kong skyline and Victoria Harbor. From Central, go aboard the iconic Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui and enjoy the Symphony of Lights show. Cap the night with a shopping spree at Hong Kong’s night markets & outlet stores.0800 am: Ocean Park Hong Kong Ocean Park Hong Kong entrance Thrill rides at Ocean Park Hong HongOcean Park is Hong Kong’s famous marine-themed amusement park. Don’t miss the giant panda habitat, jellyfish & Chinese sturgeon aquarium, as well as the Grand Aquarium.See discountsOcean Park Hong Kong admission/entrance fee — HKD 404 per adult discount price online for the 1-day E-Ticket. The regular walk-in price is HKD 480 if you buy on site.Book discount hereYou can enter the attraction directly by presenting your mobile or printed voucher.How to get to Ocean Park Hong KongStep 1 (0800 am): Ride the MTR train to Ocean Park Station — From Central or Tsim Sha Tsui, estimated travel time is 15 minutes.From Central: HKD 5.3 fare per adult. Pay with Octopus Card. At Central Station, board the Blue “Island” Line (towards Chai Wan).Change trains at Admiralty Station. Board the Lime “South Island” Line (towards South Horizons).From Tsim Sha Tsui: HKD 11.9 fare per adult. Pay with Octopus Card. At Tsim Sha Tsui Station, board the Red “Tsuen Wan” Line (towards Central).Change trains at Admiralty Station. Board the Lime “South Island” Line (towards South Horizons).Step 2: Drop-off at Ocean Park Station.Step 3 (0815 am): Walk to Ocean Park Hong Kong entrance.0230 pm: The Peak / Victoria Peak Victoria Peak – Hong Kong skyline view from Sky Terrace 428 in Hong KongThe 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. The scenic and thrilling The Peak Tram is a worthy attraction on its own. Here, you can also visit the famous Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Trick Eye Museum & other attractions.See discountsThe Peak Tram round trip ticket + Sky Terrace 428 admission — HKD 87 per adult discount combo ticket price. The regular walk-in price is HKD 99 if you buy on site.Book discount hereProceed to ticket booth & present your mobile or printed voucher to claim the entry ticket.SKIP-THE-LINE: The Peak Tram round trip ticket + Sky Terrace 428 admission — HKD 94 per adult discount combo ticket price. Regular price is HKD 103 if you buy on site.Book discount hereReview the meet-up info to claim the entry ticket.How to get to The Peak Tram/Victoria Peak from Ocean ParkStep 1 (0230 pm): Ride the MTR train from Ocean Park to Admiralty Station — HKD 5.3 fare per adult. Pay with Octopus Card. At Ocean Park Station, board the Lime “South Island” Line (towards Admiralty).Step 2 (0236 pm): Drop off at Admiralty Station (end of the line).Step 3: Walk to The Peak Tram lower terminus along Garden Road.Step 4: Ride The Peak Tram to Sky Terrace 428 at Victoria Peak — See combo packages above for discount ticket prices.0500 pm: Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui Central Hong Kong Skyline viewed from the historic Star Ferry that crosses the Victoria HarbourEnjoy a nostalgic ferry crossing with an amazing view of the amazing skyline on both sides of Victoria Harbor.Redeem Hong Kong-Macau ferry ticketsif you booked your Hong Kong-Macau ferry tickets online, you will need to redeem your ferry ticket at the Shun Tak Centre redemption/ticket counters before proceeding to the Star Ferry & Tsim Sha Tsui. The steps on how to redeem are posted on the “Day 3″ part of this guide.” In the meantime, here are the directions on getting to the redemption/ticket counters.How to get to Shun Tak Centre from Victoria PeakStep 1 (0500 pm): Ride The Peak Tram to the Garden Road (lower terminus) Station.Step 2Step 3 (0520 pm): Ride the MTR train to Sheung Wan Station — HKD 4.5 fare per adult. Pay with Octopus Card. Estimated travel time is 5 minutes. At Central or Admiralty MRT Station, board the Blue “Island” Line (towards Kennedy Town).Step 4: Drop-off at Sheung Wan.Step 5 (0525 pm): Walk to Shun Tak Centre and proceed to redemption/ticket counters.Redeem Macau SIM card booked onlineIf you booked the Macau SIM card on Klook as well, you can pick it up at Shun Tak Centre. Make sure to confirm the proper claiming area.How to get to Star Ferry-Central Pier from Shun Tak CentreOption 1: Walk to Star Ferry-Central Pier No. 7 — 16 minutes/1.1 km walk.Option 2: Ride Bus #2 from “Shun Tak Centre/Macau Ferry Bus Terminus” bus stop to “Central (Ferry Pier)” bus stop — HKD 4.1 fare per adult. Pay with Octopus Card.How to get to Tsim Sha Tsui via the Star FerryStep 1 (0600 pm): Ride Star Ferry from Central Pier (No. 7) to Tsim Sha Tsui Pier — The fare is HKD 2.50 (non-peak days) to HKD 3.40 (peak days) per adult. Pay with Octopus Card.Step 2: Walk to Tsim Sha Tsui promenade.0630 pm: Tsim Sha Tsui & Symphony of Lights Symphony of Lights, Hong KongA 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.See discountsThe Avenue of Stars in Tsim Sha Tsui is closed for repair and improvement works, which are expected to be completed by the end of 2018. If you want to see the famous statues, a selection of the Avenue of Stars exhibits is displayed at Garden of Stars and Starry Gallery. You can find it near exit P1 of East Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station, along Moody & Salisbury roads. Take the escalator/stairs/elevator to the podium level.0830 pm: Hong Kong at night & shoppingHong Kong Night Markets & Outlet ShoppingHere’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 TripThe 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.0630 am: Hong Kong to Macau FerryThe best Hong Hong Kong-Macau ferry operators are 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 Taipa Island.See discountsHow to get to Hong Kong Macau Ferry TerminalStep 1 (0630 am): Ride the MTR train to Sheung Wan Station. The fare is HKD 9.7 to HKD 11.9 per adult (Octopus card) if coming from Kowloon side.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.Step 4: Claim Octopus card refund at Sheung Wan MTR Customer Service Centre if you have balance leftover.Make sure you have already redeemed the Hong Kong-ferry tickets & have them on hand before arriving. See the instructions below for more info. If you did not redeem the tickets the day before. You will need to wait for the redemptions counters to open at 9:00 am.Step 5: Proceed to ferry departure terminalStep 6: Clear Hong Kong immigration checkpointStep 7 (0730 am): Hong Kong to Macau ferry departureHong Kong to Macau Cotaijet ferry ticket — HKD 160 per adult discount price online for a one-way weekday ticket. Regular price is HKD 201 if you buy on site.Book discount hereHow to redeem Hong Kong-ferry tickets booked on KlookStep 1: Claim your “exchange ticket” at Beng Seng Travel redemption counters in Shop 310-312, Shun Tak Centre, Sheung Wan. Present your printed or mobile voucher so they can confirm your booking.IMPORTANT: Claiming of exchange tickets is only possible during operational hours of the redemption counters, from 9:00 am to 1:00 am. Because we’re targeting an early morning (7:30 am) ferry departure to Macau, you will need to get the exchange tickets on an earlier day. For example, Day 2 of this itinerary. The best time to do it is after your trip to Ocean Park, before crossing the Star Ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui.Step 2: After claiming the exchange ticket, proceed to the Cotaijet Ticket Office to redeem your Cotaijet tickets. Their ticket office is located at Shop 305D, Shun Tak Centre. Operating hours from 6:00 am to 11:30 pm.IMPORTANT: Redeem the Cotaijet tickets as early as you can to avoid sold out time slots.The process of redeeming TurboJET tickets is similar to the steps above. The only difference is that you need to redeem the TurboJET tickets at the TurboJET Ticket Office, 3/F Shun Tak Center. Open 24 hours.0830 am: Arrival in MacauArriving at Macau-Taipa Ferry terminalStep 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 MacauYou’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.You have the option to use the self-service lockers at Macau Ferry Terminal or try your luck with the baggage service counters at the casino/resorts. For convenience, I recommend leaving your bags at the airport instead so that you can manage your time better & avoid potential hassles on your way to the airport later in the evening.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 because Macau bus services do not provide change.How to get to Macau Airport from Taipa Ferry TerminalOption 1: 10 minutes/700m walkOption 2: Ride the taxi if you have heavy luggage.Option 3: Ride the free shuttle to either Venetian Macau. OR, City of Dreams if it leaves earlier. Then, ride another free shuttle to Macau Airport. This option will take a much longer time.0930 am: Macau Tower Macau TowerWalk the 360-degree observation deck for unobstructed views across Macau – and see even as far as Hong Kong!See discountsMacau Tower admission/entrance fee — HKD 109 per adult discount price online. The regular walk-in price is HKD 145 if you buy on site.Book discount hereTickets 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 AirportStep 1: Walk to the airport bus stop along Avenida Wai Long.Step 2: Ride Bus #26 to Macau Tower — Bus fare is MOP 4.2 per adult. Travel time is around 35 minutes.1130 am: Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral & Senado Square Ruins of Saint Paul Cathedral in Macau’s Portuguese-colonial district Monte Forte (Fortaleza do Monte), Macau Senate Square, MacauEnjoy 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 TowerStep 1: Ride Bus 32 to Calcada De Santo Agostinho bus stop — Bus fare is MOP 3.2 per adult. Travel time is around 15 minutes.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 walkStep 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.0230 pm: Venetian Macau Indoor Italian-inspired canals and gondolas at The Venetian MacauAside from the casino, the main attraction at Venetian Macau is the Venice inspired Shoppes Canal/Venetian canals.See discountsGondola Rides at Venetian Macau — HKD 108 per adult discount price online for 20 minutes gondola ride. Regular price is HKD 134 if you buy on site.Book discount herePresent your mobile or printed voucher at Boutique Di Gondola (Shop 832 Grand Canal Street). OR, Emporio Di Gondola (Shop 891 Grand Canal Street)How to get to Venetian Macau from Senado SquareStep 1: Ride Bus #26A from Almeida Ribeiro (near Senado Square) to Galaxy Macau — Bus fare is MOP 4.2 per adult. Travel time is around 30 minutes.Step 2: Drop off at Estrada da Baia de Nossa Senhora da Esperanca bus stop located in front of Galaxy Macau & near the entrance of Taipa Village.Step 3: Walk to Venetian Macau — 5 minutes/500m walk.0400 pm: City of Dreams MacauBest sights here are House of Dancing Water (world’s largest pool-based performance show), Vquarium, The Bubble Fountain & more.See discountsHow to get to City of Dreams Macau from Venetian MacauThese casinos are located right next to each other, within easy walking distance.The House of Dancing Water admission/entrance fee — HKD 503 per adult discount price online. Regular walk-in price is HKD 580 if you buy on site.Book discount hereYou can enter the attraction directly by presenting your mobile or printed voucher. Remember to select the show time at 5 pm. The entire show lasts about 85 minutes and no intermission.Includes a complimentary ride on “Golden Reel” at Studio City on the same day or the day after if you booked for show dates on or before June 30, 2018.0630 pm: Wynn Palace Fountain ShowSignature fountain show at Wynn Palace’s Performance Lake. Check show schedules here.How to get to Wynn Palace from City of Dreams MacauThese casinos are located right next to each other, within easy walking distance.0730 pm: Transport to Macau International AirportRide free shuttle from Wynn Palace to Macau International Airport.0805 pm: Macau International AirportDeparting from Macau International AirportStep 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 checkpointStep 3: Wait for boarding call at pre-departure area.Step 4: Macau flight departure.Hong Kong & Macau BudgetYour travel expenses will largely depend on your traveling style and how much you plan to spend on activities, accommodations & food. To help you set your own budget, here are budget estimates if you follow the 3 days and 2 nights (3D2N) itinerary posted above. Make sure to review all discounts & online booking prices.Transport expenses breakdownHKD 94Tourist Octopus card — Includes HKD 50 initial stored value.Book discount hereHKD 130Octopus card top up — For HK train/bus fares + HKD 90 small locker rental at Citygate OutletsHKD 160Hong Kong to Macau ferry — Per person discount price online for a one-way ticket on Cotaijet. The regular price is HKD 201 if you buy on site.Book discount hereHKD 11.6Macau bus fares — Per person.Activities/attraction costs breakdownHKD 167Ngong Ping 360 cable car — Per person discount price online for a round-trip standard cabin ticket. The regular walk-in price is HKD 210 if you buy on site.Roundtrip ticket . Per person.Book discount hereHKD 519Disneyland Hong Kong — Per person discount price online for 1-day admission/entrance ticket. Regular price is HKD 619 if you buy on site.Book discount hereHKD 404Ocean Park Hong Kong — Per person discount price online for 1-day admission/entrance ticket. Regular price is HKD 480 if you buy on site.Book discount hereHKD 87The Peak Tram + Sky Terrace 428— Per person discount price online for roundtrip ticket + Sky Terrace 428 admission 2-in-1 combo package ticket. Regular price is HKD 99 if you buy on site.Book discount hereHKD 109Macau Tower observation deck— Per person discount price online for the admission/entrance ticket. Regular price is HKD 145 if you buy on site.Book discount hereBudget Trip – Backpacker ExpensesHKD 395.6Transport — Public transport in Hong Kong & Macau + Hong Kong-Macau ferry ticket.HKD 320Accommodations — 2 nights in a budget hostel. HKD160 per bed per night x 2.Cheapest RatesBest Hotel ReviewsHKD 540Food — Budget meals for 3 days. HKD 180 per day x 3.HKD 1,230Sub-total — Excluding attractions/activities & flights. Including 3 days accommodations, food & transport. Approximately PHP 8,346 / USD 160. Or, a daily budget of HKD 419 / PHP 2,784 / USD 53.HKD 1,286Activities — Admission/entrance fee on selected activities above.HKD 2,542Total — Including activities & 3 days expenses above. Excluding flights. Approximately PHP 17,064 / USD 327. Or, a daily budget of HKD 856 / PHP 5,688 / USD 109.I’ve included backpacker budget estimates for food & accommodations to give you an idea of how cheaply you can do the trip. If you have money to splurge on hotels, food, and luxuries, simply use the expenses posted to calculate your own budget.Other activitiesHKD 280AquaLuna Symphony of Lights Cruise — Per person discount price online. Includes Symphony of Lights cruise on an iconic junk boat. Regular price is HKD 295 if you buy on site.Book discount hereHKD 420Bauhinia Harbor Cruises — Per person discount price online. Includes Symphony of Lights cruise with dinner buffet. Regular price is HKD 517 if you buy on site.Book discount hereHKD 108Gondola Rides at The Venetian Macau — Per adult discount price online for 20 minutes gondola ride. Regular price is HKD 134 if you buy on site.Book discount hereHKD 503The House of Dancing Water — Per person discount price online for the admission/entrance ticket. Regular walk-in price is HKD 580 if you buy on site.Book discount hereOther expensesHKD 10Luggage storage in Venetian MacauHKD 53Hong Kong SIM card — Includes 1.5GB 4G data + HKD 18 preloaded credit. The regular price is HKD 68.Book discount hereHKD 45Macau SIM card — Includes unlimited 4G data (HKD 50 credit). The regular price is HKD 50.Book discount herePHP 1,620Philippine Travel Tax — For outbound Philippine citizens onlyWhere to Stay in Hong KongTsim 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. The best locations & properties with the highest review scores are pre-selected so you can easily pick the perfect place to stay.Best Luxury Hotels in Hong KongSplurge at the best 5-star and 4-star hotels in Hong Kong.Check all rates & reviewsFour Seasons HotelCentralBook hereInterContinental HotelTsim Sha TsuiBook hereHKD 800 / PHP 5,200 / USD 100 or less4-Star & 5-Star hotel promo rates — Grab massive discounts on luxury rooms available for booking today.Check all rates & reviewsHKD 600 / PHP 4,000 / USD 76 or lessRecommended 3-Star & budget hotels — Great-value rooms for travelers seeking comfort at affordable rates. Perfect for those traveling with family & friends.Check all rates & reviewsThe Salvation ArmyYau Ma TeiBook hereVictoria HotelTsim Sha TsuiBook hereHKD 400 / PHP 2,600 / USD 50 or lessBest budget hotels in Hong Kong — For travelers looking for decent yet affordable accommodations.Check all rates & reviewsYiu Fai Guest HouseTsim Sha TsuiBook hereUkkei InnYau Ma TeiBook hereHKD 200 / PHP 1,300 / USD 25 or lessBest hostels & budget hotels — Cheap hotels & places to stay for backpackers/solo travelers on a tight budget.Check all rates & reviewsHop Inn on ModyTsim Sha TsuiBook hereApple Inn @ TSTTsim Sha TsuiBook hereCheapest places to stay in Hong KongClick below to find accommodations in Hong Kong with prices for as low as HKD 100 / PHP 650 / USD 13 or less.Check all rates & reviewsWhere to Stay in MacauThe 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.Best Luxury Hotels in MacauSplurge at the best 5-star and 4-star hotels in Macau.Check all rates & reviewsFour Seasons HotelCotai (next to Venetian)Book hereThe Ritz-CarltonGalaxy Macau, CotaiBook hereHKD 1000 or less4-Star & 5-Star hotel promo rates — Grab massive discounts on luxury rooms available for booking today.Check all rates & reviewsHKD 800 or lessRecommended 3-Star & budget hotels — Great-value rooms for travelers seeking comfort at affordable rates. Perfect for those traveling with family & friends.Check all rates & reviewsOle Tai Sam Un HotelMacau CityBook hereCaravel HotelMacau CityBook hereHKD 700 or lessBest budget hotels in Macau — For travelers looking for decent yet affordable accommodations.Check all rates & reviewsKa Meng VillaMacau CityBook here5 Footway InnMacau CityBook hereHKD 600 or lessBest hostels & budget hotels — Cheap hotels & places to stay for backpackers/solo travelers on a tight budget.Check all rates & reviewsCheapest places to stay in MacauClick below to find accommodations in Macau with prices for as low as HKD 500 or less.Check all rates & reviews4 Days Hong Kong & Macau ItineraryConsider 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 1: The Peak, Central & Symphony of Lights1000 am: Hong Kong Airport arrival1030 am: Hong Kong Airport to hotel transferBook an airport express train ticket if you want to head straight to your hotel after arriving at the airport. The airport express train is the fastest way to get to the city center. Travel time is just 24 minutes.Hong Kong Airport Express train ticket — HKD 66 per adult discount price online for a one-way ticket to Kowloon Station. Regular price is HKD 105 if you buy on site.Book discount hereIncludes free pick-up and drop-off between Airport Express Stations and select hotels. For example, if you’re staying in Tsim Sha Tsui, you can book a ticket to Kowloon. At Kowloon Station, go on the free shuttle to your hotel or a drop-off point nearby.1100 am: Hong Kong hotel check-in1200 pm: Central Hong Kong sightseeing0200 pm: The Peak Tram & Victoria Peak0500 pm: Tsim Sha Tsui0800 pm: Symphony of Lights & Victoria HarbourDay 2: Disneyland & Ngong Ping1000 am: Disneyland Hong Kong0400 pm: Ngong Ping 360 cable car & Tian Tan Big Buddha0700 pm: Hong Kong at nightDay 3: Ocean Park & Tsim Sha Tsui0800 am: Oceanpark Hong Kong0200 pm: Sky100 observation deck0300 pm: Explore/shopping in Tsim Sha Tsui or CentralDay 4: Macau Day Trip5 Days Hong Kong & Macau ItineraryOn 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 1 to 3: Hong KongSee the itinerary above for suggestions on how to spend the first 3 days in Hong Kong.Day 4: Macau Tower & Taipa CasinosAfter arrival in Macau head straight to your hotel for check-in. You can spend your first day at Macau Tower + mega-casinos in Taipa Island including Galaxy Macau, Venetian Macau, City of Dreams, Wynn Palace, The Parisian & Studio City.Macau HotelCheapest RatesBest Hotel ReviewsDay 5: Macau Heritage TourSpend your second day in Macau on a historical tour around its UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Here are the top spots to visit:Ruins of St. Paul CathedralSenado SquareSt. Dominic’s ChurchA-Ma TempleGuia Lighthouse/FortressLeal Senado (Municipal Council)Dom Pedro V TheatreMandarin HouseLou Kau MansionSt. Lawrence ChurchSt. Augustine’s ChurchFortress Hill (Forte Monte) & Macau MuseumTaipa VillageNa Tcha Temple6 Days Hong Kong & Macau ItineraryTwo 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 1 to 3: Hong KongSee the itineraries above for suggestions on how to spend the first 3 days in Hong Kong.Day 4: Free time in Hong KongSpend a full day on a shopping spree or hit the nature/cultural trails in Hong Kong. Check out the list of best places to visit in Hong Kong for inspiration on where to go.Day 4 to 5: Overnight in MacauDetails on how to spend 2 days & 1 night in Macau are posted on the 4 days itinerary above. Scroll up to view.Macau Day Trip + Return to Hong KongIf 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. You can either book roundtrip HK-Macau ferry tickets and go on a do-it-yourself (DIY) tour. OR, enjoy a hassle-free guided tour (see below).Sightsee Macau Day Tour — HKD 800 per adult discount price online for a one-way ticket to Kowloon Station. Regular price is HKD 950 if you buy on site.Book discount hereIncludes round trip (return) HK-Macau ferry tickets, buffet lunch at a 4-star hotel, transport with Macau, join in group tour & hotel pick-up/drop-off.Travel Tips Before You GoDo I need a visa to visit Hong Kong?Nationals of about 170 countries and territories can enter Hong Kong without a visa for tourism/transit purposes. Maximum stays vary from 7 days to 180 days depending on nationality.Countries that enjoy visa-free entry to Hong Kong include The Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, United States, United Kingdom, Australia & EU Citizens.For a hassle-free trip, make sure that you are able to meet the following normal immigration requirements:Valid passport not expiring within 6 months.Confirmed flight ticket/s back to your home country or onward destination that you are allowed to enter.Evidence that you are able to fund the entire duration of your visit.Proof of accommodation — Hotel reservations or letter of invitation from your friend/family residing in Hong Kong.Evidence that you are visiting for travel or holiday purposes only.No criminal record in Hong Kong and raise no security or criminal concerns.Hong Kong tourist visa for FilipinosFilipinos/Pinoy tourists do not need a visa to enter Hong Kong granting the purpose is tourism or transit. Philippine passport holders get a maximum stay of 14 days.Simply show up at the immigration checkpoint and get your passport stamped.Always remember that all countries have the right to refuse entry to any person even if they are eligible for the free tourist visa or have a valid visa on hand at the border.Make sure that you are able to provide the requirements listed above to avoid raising concerns from both Hong Kong & Philippine immigration.At the very least, have these on hand at the immigration checkpoint: A return/onward ticket, hotel reservations and tours/attraction ticket confirmations that you have pre-booked online.These documents will help to convince them that you are really are visiting as a tourist, NOT for work, and you are able to fund the trip.Do I need a visa to visit Macau?Nationals of around 170 countries can enter Macau without a visa for tourism/transit purposes. Maximum stays vary from 7 days to 180 days depending on nationality.Countries that enjoy visa-free entry to Macau include The Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, United States, United Kingdom & Australia.Normal immigration requirements should be more or less the same as Hong Kong (see list above).Macau tourist visa for FilipinosFilipinos/Pinoy tourists do not need a visa to enter Macau granting the purpose is tourism or transit. Philippine passport holders get a maximum stay of 30 days.How to get Hong Kong Dollars?Hong Kong’s currency is called Hong Kong Dollars (HKD or HK$). You should be able to exchange your USD, SGD, EUR, GBP & major currencies easily at most money exchange stalls. Don’t exchange a lot at the airport. Branches found in the city usually offer better rates.ATMs — I use my ATM card a lot when I travel. It’s way more convenient than to worry about bringing and exchanging cash. Because banks charge a fee (usually USD 5 or more) per withdrawal, I make sure to withdraw large amounts instead of several smaller ones.It’s important to check if your bank requires you to activate your card for international withdrawal. Your card might be useless otherwise. I use a Bank of the Philippine Islands ATM card (Cirrus) and I have to call their 24-hour hotline to activate my card before I travel abroad. On the other hand, My Unionbank debit cards (Visa and Mastercard) does not need activation to withdraw money abroad.Philippine Peso to Hong Kong DollarsPHP is widely accepted at currency exchange stalls in Hong Kong because of the large number of OFWs. As mentioned, exchange most of your money at the city center, not at the airport. Better yet, save time by withdrawing from an ATM or exchanging your pesos to Hong Kong dollars before you leave.How to get Macau Pataca?Macau’s currency is called Macau pataca or Macanese pataca (MOP or MOP$).You may be able to survive a trip to Macau without exchanging your money to Macau Pataca (MOP) since Hong Kong Dollars are accepted in almost all tourist establishments. HKD to MOP exchange rate is almost 1:1.Should I book my Hong Kong/Macau hotel online?Here are these trusted booking sites that I use them frequently to grab rock-bottom prices & enjoy hassle-free trips. Click below to see today’s lowest prices.AgodaBooking.comBook your stay sooner rather than later if you already have your dates set. Cheaper-priced rooms tend to get fully-booked faster, especially during busy days like weekends, holidays & peak tourist seasons.Having hotel reservations is very important when traveling abroad because immigration officers often require tourists to provide the address of their accommodation. In addition, here top reasons why I prefer to book online & why you should too:Wide selection of hotels/hostels.Often cheaper prices than walk-in rates. Earn rewards points for every booking. The more you book, the more you earn!Trusted by millions of travelers. Read reviews from actual staying guests.Instant confirmation and free cancellation on most properties.Pay in your home currency. Worry less about bringing cash/exchanging currencies. Convenient & secure payment by credit card or Paypal.Fast customer support.Where can I book tours in Hong Kong/Macau & attraction tickets?I often book online to enjoy discounts and cashless convenience during my actual trip. Always check prices of tours and attraction tickets on these booking sites:KlookGetYourGuidePrices are often cheaper than booking on-site. Huge discounts on many activities.Maximize your trip! Avoid wasting time queueing at ticket booths & shopping for tours.Get a good idea what to expect. Knowing all the inclusions/non-inclusions & reading user reviews is very helpful to make an informed decision.Earn rewards points for every booking.Free cancellation on many activities.Pay in your home currency. Worry less about bringing cash/exchanging currencies.If you’re booking tours and you’ve already finalized your travel dates, book early, especially if you are traveling in a group to lock-in those open slots for your group.Is the iVenture Hong Kong & Macau Attractions Pass worth it?The iVenture attractions pass is a special card that provides entry to many top attractions in Hong Kong & Macau. It’s very convenient and saves you time because you only make the purchase once instead of buying admission tickets separately.The regular cost of the card is HKD 989 (per person). It’s available on Klook for a discounted price of HKD 890.See discount and all inclusions hereAs you know, you can also book huge discounts on Klook if you buy tickets individually. So the BIG question is:Is the iVenture pass more cost-effective compared to buying individual discounts tickets on Klook.The short answer is YES. You’re going to save money with the iVenture card assuming you’re visiting the attractions included in the itineraries posted above & you’re visiting BOTH Hong Kong & Macau.If you’re visiting Hong Kong only, however. Or, if you’re only visiting a few attractions during your trip, it will be cheaper to buy the discount tickets separately on Klook.Posted below are the attractions included in the iVenture card with a comparison of Klook prices and the regular price if you buy admission tickets on-site:Attractions & tickets includediVentureKlook PriceRegular PriceOcean Park Hong Kong — 1 day admission ticket. iVenture pass has the added perk of a free single transfer to Ocean Park.IncludedHKD 404HKD 480The Peak Tram — Round-trip tram ticketIncludedSky Terrace 428 — Admission ticket is not included in the iVenture card. You will need to buy the regular price on-site because Klook does not sell it without the bundled Peak tram tickets.HKD 52HKD 74HKD 84Ngong Ping 360 — Round trip standard cabin ticketIncludedHKD 133HKD 145Hong Kong SIM Card — 5 days 4G internet in Hong Kong only.IncludedHKD 53HKD 58Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck — Single entry ticket with free WiFi.IncludedHKD 92HKD 175Disneyland Hong Kong — The iVenture pass does not have this included in the basic package. The admission ticket to Disneyland can be included as an add-on for an additional fee of HKD 477.HKD 477HKD 519HKD 619Sub-total — HKD 890 iVenture Card discount price on Klook + additional cost of Sky Terrace 728 & Disneyland. = HKD 1,505.HKD 1,505HKD 1,275HKD 2,550Now, you can really see the huge amount of savings with the iVenture card & Klook discounts. As mentioned, the iVenture card is not for those traveling to Hong Kong only. You will only get maximum benefits if you’re visiting Macau too.Here are prices with Macau attractions included:Attractions & tickets includediVentureKlook PriceRegular PriceMacau Tower — Single entry to the observation deck.IncludedHKD 109HKD 145Hong Kong-Macau Cotaijet ferry — 15% special discount on ferry tickets for iVenture card holders.HKD 292HKD 321HKD 344Hong Kong MTR Airport Express — 25% discount on round-trip tickets for iVenture card holders.HKD 86HKD 72HKD 115Sub-total — Including costs posted above.HKD 1,884HKD 1,777HKD 3,154Based on the breakdown above, booking the Klook discounts will save you just over HKD 100.The major advantage of the iVenture card though is that it comes with these two included:Attractions & tickets includediVentureKlook PriceRegular PriceTKW Macau Tour — Sightseeing Macau day tour. Hong Kong-Macau ferry is not included.IncludedHKD 500HKD 500Watertours Victoria Harbour Cruise — Pre-dinner sunset cruise with unlimited free drinks on board (spirits, cocktails, wines, beer, soft drinks, tea & coffee).IncludedHKD 330HKD 330Sub-total — Including costs posted above.HKD 1,884HKD 2,607HKD 3,984For HKD 100 more, you will be able to enjoy a hassle-free guided tour of Macau. Plus a nice sunset cruise of Victoria Harbour. HKD 100 only converts to PHP 660 / USD 13!Here are the remaining attractions included:Attractions & tickets includediVentureKlook PriceRegular PriceNgong Ping 360 Fun Pass — Can be included in the iVenture package as an add-on.HKD 90HKD 95HKD 145Rickshaw sightseeing open top bus — One day passIncludedHKD 200HKD 200Noah’s Ark Hong Kong — Single 1-day entryIncludedHKD 125HKD 168Sky100 VR experience Ticket — 360 VR Experience is closed for hardware maintenance until further notice. Check Sky100’s website for updates.IncludedGrand TotalHKD 1,974HKD 3,027HKD 4,497How to book cheap flights to Hong Kong & Macau?If you are flying to Hong Kong & Macau within the next 2-3 months, the general rule to spend less on flights is by booking sooner rather than later. In case you are booking well ahead of your trip, keep a lookout for airline promo fares & seat sales.The easy way to find the cheap flights that you can book right now is to use flight search engines. These sites compare prices on different airlines to show you the cheapest flights. Check multiple flight search engines listed below:MomondoSkyscannerWegoTripAdvisorAlways check promo fares before booking. Visit the airlines’ official website, mobile app, Facebook, Twitter & other social media accounts for updates.You can also check the latest airline promo alerts posted here on Detourista. Click below to start:Hong Kong PromoMacau PromoAirAsia PromoCebu Pacific PromoPhilippine Airlines PromoScoot PromoSubscribe to the email alerts to save time from checking many websites frequently.Get FREE promo updates by email!Get FREE promo updates sent to your email. Don’t miss the next promo!Sign-up nowAfter you submit your email, make sure to check your inbox and confirm your subscription by clicking the activation link. Click here to learn more.You can also get updates by following Detourista on Facebook. Remember to select the “See first” in news feed option.To learn more, visit the guide on how to book cheap flights.Useful travel apps for Hong Kong & MacauGoogle Maps — Remember to download the offline maps before you go to access the map even if you don’t have mobile data.Use the directions feature if you plan to get around Hong Kong on your own. I love this feature because I often like to wander around places that I visit & see the sights on foot. The directions on Google Maps is also super useful because it displays train, bus & tram routes in Hong Kong. It only works online, so you will need internet access.Maps.me — Excellent Google Maps alternative that automatically saves offline maps.Uber — To see fare estimates, click below to install the app on your phone.Get UberXE Currency — Free & easy currency converter.Google Translate — Very useful when communicating with locals who do not understand/speak English.Agoda & Booking.com — My go-to for convenient hotel bookings & cheap rates. For home/apartment rentals, I use Airbnb as well.Skyscanner & Momondo — These top flight search apps make it super easy to compare airfares from multiple airlines. Download the app & sign-up to the price alerts to get updates on cheap flights.Get Skyscanner for iOSAndroidTripAdvisor — Great for restaurant reviews & recommendations. One of the features that I use often is the “cheap eats” filter & the map view.Go to websiteHow to get a local data SIM card or pocket WiFi hotspot in Hong Kong & MacauStay connected online during your whole trip. Not only does it make it possible to share your travel moments instantly, you can also travel better by having access to all your favorite travel apps anytime. If you can’t get a good roaming data plan from your current provider, pre-book a local/roaming SIM card online.Book SIM card hereBook WiFi hotspot hereHere’s an exclusive Detourista discount for youEnjoy an additional P175 OFF on Klook with promo code “HOLIYAYDTR“. This is on top of existing discounts on the Klook website and mobile app! Simply type the promo code upon checkout to redeem.Book promo hereAvailable now until December 31, 2018 only. Valid for first-time Philippines users with minimum spend of P5,000. The promotion can be redeemed when booking any Klook activity except Universal Studios Japan Tickets.Don’t Stop HereDid you find this travel guide helpful? Share your trips & tag #detourista. Follow updates on:Instagram @detouristaHQFacebook @detouristaPinterestSee more Hong Kong blog tips & travel guides:20 Places To Visit in Hong KongHong Kong Promo – Up to 76% OFF Tours, Tickets & Travel PackagesHong Kong Travel GuideCheck out these pages for more travel inspiration beyond Hong Kong:Philippines BeachesAsian Countries To Visit25 Places To Visit in Indonesia Don’t leave yet. There’s more!Indochina Itinerary – Thailand, Cambodia…26 Most Beautiful Islands & Beaches in the PhilippinesBalabac Trip Guide for First-TimersPhilippine Airports – 2018 Terminal Fee,…Discover more blogs and travel tips in:Hong KongMacauAsia See all placesFind more posts about:FeaturedItineraryLeave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Comments Michael saysNovember 10, 2016 at 1:40 pm Any tips for the food in HK Disneyland?Reply Marcos Detourist saysNovember 10, 2016 at 7:11 pm I don’t have tips on food to try at the park, but you can pre-book the combo vouchers online if you want cheaper prices.Reply ABV saysNovember 17, 2016 at 1:03 am This itinerary is helpful. Thanks for sharing :)Reply Mae saysJanuary 14, 2017 at 7:34 am We are scheduled to go to Hong Kong in June. Our time of Arrival is 6pm, Sunday and we will be leaving Wednesday morning around 10am. Do you think it is possible that we explore Hong Kong Sunday night and Monday morning, visit Macau Tuesday Morning then go back to Hong Kong Tuesday evening? Also, we will be travelling with our 1 year old daughter. Do you think we still have to pay fare for her going to and from Macau?Reply Marcos Detourist saysJanuary 14, 2017 at 3:41 pm Hi Mae!Yes, of course, but you might have to skip some places mentioned in the itinerary posted above.If you arrive early on Sunday, you might be able to see the Symphony of Lights at 8pm. If not, just stroll along the waterfront and see Hong Kong skyline at night. See if you can join a Victoria Harbour evening cruise. Or, go shopping at the malls/street markets nearby.On Monday (Day 2), I suggest that you don’t miss the The Peak, especially if it’s your first time in Hong Kong. And, choose between Ocean Park or Disneyland HK if you want to go to a theme park.On Tuesday, you can book a day tour to Macau. You can also make your own d-i-y tour but it’ll take some planning.Check out Hong Kong tours & packages that you can book online. If you want to take it easy and save yourself the hassle of arranging everything.Best to stay in Central since it is near the HK-Macau Ferry. But, Tsim Sha Tsui is just a train ride away.Reply Myra Palomo saysJanuary 25, 2017 at 12:08 pm Hi, I want to know if the airfare package includes hotel accommodation? Thank you Reymond D. saysJanuary 27, 2017 at 11:09 am Wow….. Thanks a lot for sharing your Hong Kong and Macau trip. I can use this as guide for my upcoming trip.Reply Marcos Detourist saysJanuary 27, 2017 at 5:12 pm Thanks for dropping by Reymond D.Reply Francis Andrew saysFebruary 6, 2017 at 3:41 pm this is very helpful :) I am reading this for almost 20 times… :) thanks for sharing..Reply Marcos Detourist saysFebruary 7, 2017 at 8:33 am Thanks for the comment Francis. I would love to know how your trip went and appreciate some feedback about the itinerary I posted.Have fun on your Hong Kong & Macau trip!Reply Raymund saysMarch 16, 2017 at 4:38 pm Any tips on how much Pocket Money we should bring to HK, this is excluding the trip to Macau :) Thank you in advance :)Reply Marcos Detourist saysMarch 16, 2017 at 6:57 pm You can check the “Budget & Expenses” part of the article to help you make an estimate on how much money your HK trip will cost.Also, make sure to check the budget tips posted on this page https://www.detourista.com/place/hong-kong/Reply Donna saysMarch 22, 2017 at 4:12 pm Hi any recommendations on where we can store our luggages in Macau? We will be flying in HK then fly out from Macau. Our flight leaves Macau at night so we have the whole day to explore it. ThanksReply Marcos Detourist saysMarch 22, 2017 at 4:36 pm There’s luggage storage facilities in Venetian Macau, and Taipa Ferry Terminal (found next to the airport).Reply Mel saysApril 21, 2017 at 2:10 am Hi! I find your blog really helpful. However, I need some help in organizing our own DIY Hongkong/Macau for Dec 8-11. We want to maximize our time as much as possible. Est. arrival – Cebu to Hong Kong (8:55AM) on Dec 8 and Departure – Hong Kong to Cebu (9:45AM) Is it possible for us to visit disneyland, ocean park, the peak, ngong ping, Macau and do the shopping with the given period of stay? Can you suggest itinerary for days 1-3? Thank you so much.Reply Marcos Detourist saysApril 21, 2017 at 5:09 am You have 4 whole days during your trip, which is more than the 3 days on the itinerary guide posted above. Yes, it’s possible. You can follow the tips posted above and change the timings so that it fits well with your flights. Macau is only one hour away by ferry from Hong Kong. You can even go there on a day trip :)Reply Mel saysApril 23, 2017 at 9:54 pm Thank you :) Another thing, would you suggest getting iVenture card or individual vouchers depending on the preferred attractions and activities? Ashley Keith saysMay 11, 2017 at 2:27 pm Hong-Kong is a great country!Reply Aloj saysMay 24, 2017 at 9:57 pm Very helpful. :) Thanks for sharing. Will use this as guide on our upcoming HK trip this June :) Approximately 3k budget for HK-Macau daytrip right?Reply Marcos Detourist saysMay 29, 2017 at 11:01 pm You’re welcome Aloj. Your budget will depend on what type of activities you want to do in HK & Macau :)Reply Owen saysJune 9, 2017 at 3:44 pm The ‘short desc’ for Day 2 & 3 are interchanged..Day 2 — Hong Kong City & Oceanpark The day starts with a 1-hour ferry to Macau. On arrival, enjoy the attractions at Venetian Macau & City of Dreams Macau.Reply Marcos Detourist saysJune 9, 2017 at 11:00 pm Thanks for the correction Owen!Reply Lizyl saysJune 10, 2017 at 6:01 am Hi! Yung HKD270 budget mo po for food mga ilang meals (BF, Lunch, Dinner) po yun? Tsaka super sulit na po ba yung HKD270? We’re visiting HKG on August, and nahihirapan ako mag budget ng foof. Hope you can share your thoughts. Salamat!Reply Marcos Detourist saysJune 10, 2017 at 6:08 am It’s for 3 meals a day, assuming that you spend HKD30 per meal, at budget fast food & local food stalls. If you want to eat well in a casual or fine dining restaurant, expect to spend more.Reply LIZYL DALIDA saysJune 10, 2017 at 5:03 pm So if I budget HKD50 and spend it sa local food stalls, sulit na po sya? And lesser po ba kpag BF? Salamat ulit! Marcos Detourist saysJune 11, 2017 at 5:34 am Yes, that’s a safe budget for 1 meal :D You can find lots of street food guides online with prices if you really want to do more research before going. Here’s one that I found for you https://findingbeyond.com/2017/02/01/hong-kong-street-food-hong-kong-cheap-eats/Enjoy! Lyn B saysJune 22, 2017 at 8:51 am I so love what you did on this blog! I am planning to go to Hongkong-Macau with my 3 kids this October but we would have to take Manila – Mcau flight first before heading to Hong Kong. Any suggestions? Super thanks!Reply Marcos Detourist saysJune 22, 2017 at 10:29 pm Yes, you can also follow this itinerary in reverse. You can spend your first night in Macau, tour Macau during the day, and leave early morning to Hong Kong.If you are on a late evening flight, you can tour Macau the next day and go to Hong Kong on a late evening ferry.Reply ijin saysJune 22, 2017 at 10:57 am this is very helpful. do you have korea itenery?Reply Marcos Detourist saysJune 22, 2017 at 10:26 pm Thank Ijin. No Korea itinerary yet :)Reply Aymah saysJuly 4, 2017 at 1:30 am Any extra hkd? Willing to buyReply Colleen saysJuly 4, 2017 at 5:42 pm Can we store large sized luggage at the luggage storage facilities in Venetian Macau? Thanks!Reply Elaine saysJuly 5, 2017 at 7:46 pm Thank you, Marcos! Very informative. Best Hong Kong-Macau blog I’ve read yet! 👏 We have a slightly similar itinerary and this blog has the answers to some of my questions. We also have the same flight schedule from MNL to HKG and from MFM to MNL. The only difference is that we have 4 days for all those activities and I was a bit worried if we’d be able to do all of ’em in 4 days without getting exhausted. Hehe well, if you did it in 3 days, I have nothing to worry about. Except.. our first day would be Ngong Ping 360, The Peak, and Symphony of Lights. Do you think it’s possible to take the tram to the peak by 4:30PM then stay there until 6:30PM? If we get to Central station by 7PM, where would be the best spot to watch The Symphony of Lights? Or is it possible to do all those on the first day within my time-frame? Thoughts, please! ☺Reply Marcos Detourist saysJuly 5, 2017 at 10:02 pm Thank you Elaine. I really appreciate the comment!I checked The Peak website, both the tram & tower are open until 11pm. Yes, you can definitely go there for sunset and during evening. I’m not sure where’s the best place to watch at Central side… but since you’re already on Victoria Peak, it might be worth to watch the show from up there :) You can watch again from the harbor (TST/Central) on the next nights :)Reply Elaine saysJuly 9, 2017 at 1:42 am Thanks! I’d also like to try Star Ferry the next day. How long does it take to cross from TST to Wanchai/Central? Marcos Detourist saysJuly 11, 2017 at 5:54 pm It’s a really short ride. Maybe 10-15 minutes :D Kay saysJuly 6, 2017 at 2:14 pm Hello, would it be helpful to buy an airport express ticket? Is that different from the Octopus card?Thank you. Love your blog!Reply Marcos Detourist saysJuly 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm Yes, it’s better to buy them separately. If you buy online (link below), you can enjoy discount rates on the airport express. https://klook.com/jump/activity/71-airport-express-hong-kong/Reply Fem saysJuly 9, 2017 at 10:48 pm Hi,Thank you for this wonderful itenerary it’s super helpful .. Since I’m going to hk by aug…Thanks much😬😬😬Reply Marcos Detourist saysJuly 11, 2017 at 5:53 pm Thanks for the comment Fem :) Enjoy your trip!Reply Tasya saysJuly 23, 2017 at 7:47 am Hi I will go to HK by next week 30-3 I will arrive arround 6pm. I booked hostel in tsim tsa shui the mahjong hostel.Do you think what will i go on the first day arrive in the evening arround tsim tsa shui.I will go there alone.Reply Hongkong Travel Agent saysJuly 26, 2017 at 6:11 pm Great ideas. I visited Macau and Lamma Island when I was in HK and can definitely recommend it. Did it make it to the other places in the list though, so thanks for the advice.Reply Iel saysJuly 29, 2017 at 10:19 am Very informative! Good thing I’ve found this blog and bookmarked it!😋 A question though, do you think it’d be ok as far as Immigrations from both HK and Macau side if we arrive in HK and then go straight to Macau via ferry, spend the night there and then go back to HK the next day for the rest of the trip until we fly back to MNL? We’re planning to take earliest flight to HK, and there isn’t much choice for a later flight schedule from Macau back to Manila on our planned return date. I’d appreciate any other tips. Thank you very much in advance!Reply Marcos Detourist saysAugust 19, 2017 at 10:22 pm Yes, it’s OK.Reply Cams saysJuly 29, 2017 at 5:44 pm Hi!Can you please share tips on documents needed to be prepared for entering HK and Macau?We planned to do entrance in HK and exit in Macau. Do we need to prepare a show money as well?Thanks!Reply Marcos Detourist saysAugust 19, 2017 at 10:23 pm Kindly read the post above with regards to the requirements.Reply Jhe saysAugust 12, 2017 at 2:25 am Wow! This travel blog is soooooo awesome! :) We’ll surely use this as our guide. BTW, we’re planning to go there as a family, our youngest is 12yrs old and for me this trip guide still suits us. :)Thank you so much!**reading your other blogs. :)Reply Marcos Detourist saysAugust 19, 2017 at 10:12 pm Thanks Jhe. I really appreciate your comment. Have a fun trip!Reply Myra saysAugust 15, 2017 at 9:45 am Hi Marcos, we are planning to go to Macau on our first day and plans on watching the Symphony of lights once we get back that evening of the same day. Is it possible? Do you have any suggestions about the transportation from Macau Ferry Terminal to the where we can watch the Symphony of lights? Thank youReply Marcos Detourist saysAugust 19, 2017 at 10:12 pm Yes, if you leave Macau early. The best spot is just in Tsim Sha Tsui, a short train ride away from Sheung Wan station.Reply Cams saysAugust 17, 2017 at 12:46 pm Hi! can you please share the entry requirements for Hong Kong & Macau? We will be enterin HK & exit Macau just like what you did. So I was wondering if you could give us the requirements when crossing borders? Thank you!Reply Marcos Detourist saysAugust 19, 2017 at 10:08 pm Hello, the requirements are already posted. You just need a passport not expiring in 6 months, flight ticket back to the Philippines & be able to show that you can fund your entire trip.Reply George saysAugust 17, 2017 at 7:35 pm Hi. We used your IT as a guide in our Macau-HK trip, baliktad nga lang. Now, nasa HK na kami but when we arrived in Macau, they gave a small white slip. Are they supposed to get it when we left via ferry? If not, do we need to return it? Hoping for your guidance. Sorry, first-timer eh. Thank you 🙂Reply Marcos Detourist saysAugust 19, 2017 at 10:07 pm What does the white slip say? If completo naman entry & exit stamp sa passport niyo, I wound’t be worried.Reply George saysAugust 20, 2017 at 7:09 pm Hmmn. It just says hanggang when stay namin sa Macau and that we should keep it while we’re there. But HK immigration got there’s. Should I be worried? lyn saysAugust 20, 2017 at 9:38 pm Hi, its there any requirements going to hong kong? Or you should show your plane ticket at the airport? And wait for your flight? Or you need a letter, showing that you are a tourist?Reply Marcos Detourist saysAugust 20, 2017 at 10:19 pm Kindly read the guide above. You can learn more about the Hong Kong free visa under “Do Filipinos need a visa to visit Hong Kong or Macau?”Reply Rubie Lynn saysSeptember 26, 2017 at 11:58 am Is fireworks in disneyland available during weekdays?Reply Marcos Detourist saysSeptember 26, 2017 at 12:32 pm Yes.You can visit this page for information on Disneyland Hong Kong show schedules.Reply Grace saysSeptember 28, 2017 at 7:58 pm WOW. We already booked a flight from Clark to HK then planning to book a flight from Macau back to Clark. But this post surely got rid of my doubts about the immigration. Thanks!Reply Marcos Detourist saysOctober 3, 2017 at 8:32 pm Enjoy your Hong Kong-Macau trip!Reply Ryan saysOctober 4, 2017 at 12:43 pm Thanks, this is very helpfulReply Marcos Detourist saysOctober 7, 2017 at 1:55 pm Loved that you found the Hong Kong Travel Guide helpful :)Reply Elaine Bernadine Castro saysOctober 5, 2017 at 3:03 am hello! we plan to go to Ngong Ping cable car on our flight (21:25 departure) date.. is this possible if we go to Tung Chung very early? if yes, do we ride the S1 bus from Tung Chung Bus Terminal to Airport?Reply Marcos Detourist saysOctober 7, 2017 at 2:05 pm Yes, you can still take the S1 bus to the airport from Tung Chung. Actually, there a few more buses that go that route. I suggest that you check Google Maps and use the directions feature. Select the ‘transit’ option, which will display all the buses & best options for you.Reply WAIDA saysOctober 26, 2017 at 7:12 pm HI!YOUR TRIP TO HONG KONG IS PACKED BUT DEFINITELY IT WAS FUN. MAY I KNOW FOR THE LARGE LUGGAGE STORAGE AT CITYGATE OUTLET, HOW BIG CAN THE BAG BE? THANKS A LOTReply Coco saysOctober 28, 2017 at 4:11 am It was a thorough explanation and was very helpful to me. I will be having a DIY trip this early 2018 and I believe that it would help me a lot. Thank you,!Reply Wai saysNovember 17, 2017 at 9:34 pm Next time you come to Hong Kong send us an email. We would be happy to show you and your readers the food scene.Reply Marcos Detourist saysNovember 17, 2017 at 9:58 pm Thanks. That’s what I missed during my trip to Hong Kong. I would love to experience the famous food scene there!Reply Kim saysJanuary 9, 2018 at 10:30 am I have bookmarked this and will follow this when we travel to Hong Kong hopefully this year. Regarding the flight tickets how much do you think will be considered a cheap price for a round trip plane ticket from Manila-HongKong-Macau-Manila? Even a range price would be okay since its hard to estimate. Thank you so much!Reply Marcos Detourista saysFebruary 2, 2018 at 5:38 am Hi Kim, Manila-HongKong-Macau-Manila flight tickets often sell for P8K-P9K & up. Under P8K is okay, but under P5K (during promo fares) is better deal, of course.Reply Kim saysFebruary 2, 2018 at 6:49 am Nice! That totally helped. But can I ask how do you transact when you book a MACAU-MANILA flight? I checked in cebu pacific and the amount was not in peso but was in their currency and theres no option to change it to peso. How Can I pay for it? Thank you! Marissa B. Tuason saysFebruary 18, 2018 at 8:00 pm we will be in Hongkong on June 8 (5;45pm flight to hongkong) to June 12 (7:35pm flight to manila), do you think the suggested itinerary is suited to our planned schedule….we will as well travel Macau in the morning and go back to hongkong in the evening…..thank you.Reply Marcos Detourista saysFebruary 20, 2018 at 5:42 am Hey Mariss, you can still use this itinerary as a base, but of course you need to modify it since you’ll be coming back to Hong Kong. You might want to check out my Hong Kong travel guide too. https://www.detourista.com/guide/hong-kong-trip/Reply Keith Ann Dela Peña saysFebruary 20, 2018 at 11:12 pm Hello! Your itinerary is really helpful! Anyway, Regarding the luggage service in Citygate mall, I just wanna ask if the large locker could fit a 20-30kg luggage? Thank you!Reply Marcos Detourista saysFebruary 21, 2018 at 6:54 am Thanks Keith! You can visit this page to check the locker sizes:Reply Carol Santos saysMarch 6, 2018 at 4:31 pm Hi Thank you for the information you have shared. it’s so helpful. Just an inquiry, me and my family are coming from the middle east and just making a 3 day stop over to Hongkong and Macau. If we are leaving from Hongkong airport on a 10pm flight to Manila, what do you think is the best time to leave Macau?thanks to let me know.Reply Marcos Detourista saysMarch 6, 2018 at 11:26 pm If you’re traveling from Macau to Hong Kong on the same day as your flight from Hong Kong to Manila, I suggest that you leave Macau as early as possible. Or just do the Macau trip on your second day so you have a full day in Hong Kong on your last day.Reply Melly saysMarch 8, 2018 at 9:17 am Thanks for the info. We are planning to visit next year.Reply Meawin de Castro saysMarch 9, 2018 at 3:53 pm This is so helpful. We’re planning to travel in Hong Kong this coming May, but, sadly I won’t be able to include Macau on my itinerary. -.-Reply noel yumol saysMarch 26, 2018 at 11:21 am hi marco, this is very helpful for hongkong first timer like me. but it seems that the itinerary is good for back packers, is this also applicable for a group / family (3-teenagers). we are planning to go to hongkong this summer vacation. thanks,Reply Marcos Detourista saysMarch 26, 2018 at 2:39 pm Yes, you can still follow the itinerary/sequence of activities. You just have to change the budget for accommodations and meals to suit your travel style. There’s a fair amount of walking involved in this itinerary. If you want to skip the long walks, you can book a car charter, big bus tour, or get around by Uber/taxiReply AR saysApril 6, 2018 at 9:17 pm Hi. If I will buy the Octopus Card, how much would I reload for 4 days/3 nights stay in HK? I’d really like to ride the bus from airport to hotel for a more local experience. Do you think it would be worth the travel time? We’re going to stay in Tsim Sha Tsui. Thank you very much.Reply Marcos Detourista saysApril 7, 2018 at 7:51 pm You can use the budget breakdown posted above to get the daily estimate. Then, multiply it by the number of days of your trip.For example, for the first 2 days in Hong Kong, I’ve posted an HKD 90 budget for MTR/bus fares. For 4 days/3 nights, the estimate would be HKD 180. You can reload any amount on the Octopus Card. You can always get the refund for remaining balance at the end of your trip or spend the balance on 7/11 stores.The buses are very slow compared to the train. If you want a more local experience, why not spend your time exploring more “local” areas instead. For example, Tai-O fishing village or less touristic parts of Kowloon/Hong Kong Island.Reply AR saysApril 6, 2018 at 9:45 pm Hi again. I read somewhere that iVenture card is not eligible for fast/priority lanes in inclusions whereas in Klook there’s a VIP lane to avoid long queue. And wouldn’t it be hard to find all ticket redeeming points? For the inclusions in the iVenture, the card would already be our ticket to all inclusions? Like tapping it in a sensor or we will be issued another ticket. Thank you again. :)Reply Marcos Detourista saysApril 7, 2018 at 8:02 pm Hi AR, yes that’s right. Entry procedures vary depending on the attraction. I suggest that you go to the iVenture Page on Klook. Then, use the “Chat with Klook” to ask for the specifics.Reply WALTER PARLERO saysApril 8, 2018 at 3:27 am Hi There, We are 3 adults 1is 64yrs old and 1child 3yrs travelling in MAy 3-May6 in macau. Can you please help my itinerary.im in Macau international airport in may3-6 early morning and i book at caravel hotel. Q1:How can i go to our hotel? And i read your iterinary i like to go exactly where you go. But i get confused cause i go in macau first to hongkong. Can you pls guide me to correct my iterinary pls it is our first time to travel.May 6 chek out hotel at 6 am going to hongkong by ferry how can i get there. from May 6 at 7:30am ferry macau to hongkong Day1: go to ocean parkReply Marcos Detourista saysApril 8, 2018 at 5:53 am Hi Walter, you can use Google Maps for directions on how to get around Macau by bus. If you are in a group, I suggest you take the taxi or use Uber.Once you are in Hong Kong, the step-by-step instructions are posted on the guide.Reply AR saysApril 10, 2018 at 8:24 pm Thank you very much. Will take your advice on that. :)Reply AR saysApril 10, 2018 at 8:33 pm Thanks. Also, on our 4th day, our flight back to Manila via HKIA is at 11:00 am. Can we still do something in HK before we travel to the airport from Kowloon? Any suggestion? We can take on the express train I guess to save more time. Thank you.Reply Bryan saysMay 28, 2018 at 8:46 am Thank you so much for sharing your trip experience in Hongkong and Macau. It is very helpful for us as a first timers to visit Hongkong. Actually I already book our plane ticket on July 16 to 21, 2018 for round trip ticket. Our arrival time in Hongkong is 5:15pm on July 16, 2018 and our departure time going home to manila is 6:15pm on July 21, 2018. What is s the best thing to do because we are planning with my family (6 members) to rent a house or apartment/transient there for 6 days to stay. Is it possible to get a transient/apartment there for affordable price and good services as well? We also planning to visit Macau but I think we will take the day trip tour because we have already the round trip ticket Hongkong to Manila. I am very thankful that I found this blog or website. 👍👏🤩🤩🤓✈️✈️✈️Reply Marcos Detourista saysJune 4, 2018 at 10:13 pm Hi Bryan. I recommend that you book on the travel sites that I mentioned above. They also have homes listed in addition to hotels, so it’s easy to compare prices/amenities.Reply Vince saysJune 26, 2018 at 12:29 am Hi sir. Very informative blog. Planning to use this one as I plan my trip in October. An important question though, I’ll be arriving in HKG in the evening of a Saturday. At around 7pm via Cebu Pacific. After immigration and baggage claim, I would probably be on an Airport express train heading towards the city by 8:30pm. I was planning to leave for Macau the very next day on the first ferry to depart for Macau Outer using Klook’s Turbojet ferry voucher (the 7:30 am ferry if I’m not mistaken).Since they require that guests first pick-up an ‘exchange ticket’ before claiming the actual ferry ticket, would it be best if from the Airport, I head straight away to the ‘Beng Seng Travel’ redemption counters in Shun Tak Center to get the exchange ticket and immediately convert that for the actual ferry tickets over at the Turbojet counters located within the same building before I head on to my hostel? I figured that since the redemption office would be open until 1am and the Turbojet offices would be open 24 hours, I think I might just make it in time to redeem my voucher/ticket and avail myself of the earliest schedule at the ferry the next day. Though, I’m afraid that I might be cutting it too close.Also, with what I’ve written and explained, I would like to know if I had the proper understanding of how the redemption process of the Klook ferry vouchers actually worked.May you and your blog continue to inspire others to see the world through their very own eyes. May the gods of travel continue to be in your favor. 😂😂Thank you and I look forward to your response.Reply Marcos Detourista saysJuly 15, 2018 at 6:09 pm You should redeem the voucher at ‘Beng Sen Travel’ and the physical ticket at the Cotaijet Counter (assuming you’re sailing with Cotaijet) the day before if you want to catch the 7:30 am ferry. Yes from the airport, take the airport express train to Hong Kong Station and transfer to Sheung Wan station. Check-in after getting your tickets.If you have any question with regards to any purchases on Klook. I suggest that you use the “Ask Klook” chat feature. Very fast and helpful response!Reply Geraldine Baculinao saysSeptember 4, 2018 at 12:46 am Hi..i have question regarding on the evidence that i am capable to fund my entire duration of visit. Can i just show them my pocket money and credit card or do i need other documents?Thank you in advance 😀Reply Marcos Detourista saysSeptember 19, 2018 at 1:45 am Yes. Hotel, tour, transport reservations also help.Reply Start A TripSee travel guides and blogs about the Philippines and beyond.