Hong Kong, Hong Kong Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

One of the world’s great cities by any measure, Hong Kong is an amazing combination of things in one compact space. Things are changing in Hong Kong, however, and it’s best to keep an eye on the news. Since the 1997 independence from Britain, the city had been run as an independent part of China until it wasn’t so independent starting in 2018 or so.

Why Visit Hong Kong

Hong Kong Facts

Population 7,000,000
Area 7,000,000
Timezone UTC+8
Currency Hong Kong dollar
Airports Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

Things To Do In Hong Kong

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Hong Kong

Budget breakfastEating local favorites like noodle or rice dishes can be cheap for breakfast.$3.69 - $6.37
Budget lunchThere are plenty of street stalls and casual dining options available all day and night.$5.35 - $8.92
Budget dinnerProper sit-down restaurants can be found in all price ranges, so these are typical of only the cheaper ones.$8.66 - $15.29
Beer (pint)A proper pint in a expat pub won't be cheap. Local bottled beer in restaurants is a better deal.$4.33 - $7.64
Cocktails (glass)Mixed drinks in most bars can get pricey, of course.$4.46 - $7.64
Beer (.5L can) retailBeers in the ubiquitous convenience stores are cheap and you can drink them as you walk around.$0.83 - $1.15
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BEST TOURS in Hong Kong

WHEN TO VISIT Hong Kong

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January66571.0
February66582.1
March71622.8
April77697.4
May837513.0
June877915.3
July888014.7
August888017.5
September867811.3
October82746.0
November75671.4
December69601.4

Hong Kong WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:27am6:35pm
21 Jun5:40am7:10pm
21 Sep6:12am6:21pm
21 Dec6:58am5:44pm

Where to stay in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Hotel Seasons

Hong Kong Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar14.01 - 57.32
starstarstarstarstar33.12 - 94.39
starstarstarstarstar65.99 - 146.75
starstarstarstarstar103.18 - 189.30
starstarstarstarstar187.77 - 563.95
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Hong Kong Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed18.47 - 33.12

Getting to Hong Kong

GETTING AROUND Hong Kong

Hong Kong TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center31.85 - 44.59
Airport Express train to city center8.92 - 15.29
Bus to city center1.38 - 6.11
3km taxi ride in Hong Kong3.50 - 4.97
Star Ferry from Kowloon to HK Island0.32 - 0.43
Tram ride in Hong Kong0.29
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER