Hong Kong is an international city which blends in the best from
the East and West, creating a unique personality. Hong Kong leads the global
resurgence of Chinese culture and stands at the forefront of an exciting new era
where every moment in this exciting city is an unforgettable experience.
Hong Kong offers plenty of options, ranging from a junk cruise to remote
islands with century-old Chinese traditions to a breathtaking hike over rolling
green hills to stunning white beaches, a trek to charming Chinese fishing
villages or a fascinating city tour of art, history and modern museums.
Hong Kong comprises of 235 islands, including one with the largest Buddha in
the world. The Kowloon peninsula is teething with shops, temples, markets and
restaurants; the New Territories offer a contrast of scenic beauty and man-made
achievements, unique gardens and parks bursting with birds, wildlife and plants. It
has a population of more than 6 million people, 98% of whom are Chinese.
Cantonese is the main language whilst English is widely used.
Hong Kong is an all-year-round destination. The most popular time to visit is
from the middle of September to the end of February, when the weather is cooler.
At its coolest from mid-December to February, the temperatures may fall to 10oC;
at its warmest from late May to mid-September averages 28oC, but may