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Hong Kong boasts, one of the best public transit system in the world. Getting around the city should not pose any form of trouble. You can get around the city by taxi, rail, ferry, or even the Octopus Card Payment Method.

By Pablo N

Traveling around the world is one of the best experiences you can have. If you are looking for your next trip, Hong Kong is the perfect destination. Hong Kong is a city with an electrifying personality in Cantonese culture.


It is also known as 'Fragrant Harbour' because of its deep-water harbor. The city is renowned as a tourist choice in southern-eastern Asia.

You can talk of the tea shops, dense neighborhoods, ornate temples, family-owned outdoor restaurants, Ocean Park, Golden Bauhinia Square, excellent public transit system. Hong Kong has everything you are looking for in a perfect adventure.

Below, we will share some previous tips to keep in mind when embarking on this trip. For India Nationals not planning to stay more than 14 days, a visit visa is not needed, however, you need to know what is required to apply for pre-arrival registration for Indians before departing the airport. The good news is that you can file for this registration online.

How to get into Hong Kong

To proceed to enter Hong Kong is not difficult, you can apply for a visit visa to this destination at the Chinese embassy or at the immigration departments of the HKSAR. In this way, you will get all the information required to undertake the trip.

What is the best time to visit?

The perfect time to visit Hong Kong is from mid-October to late December. The period is the time of the year when the weather is refreshing and comfortable.

During your visit, you can also enjoy numerous festivals such as Monkey God Festival, Buddha Birthday, Chinese New Year, Mid- Autumn Festival, Art Week, among many others.

People sharing a meal Hong Kong is renowned for being the food market of the world. Make sure to try out the Chinese, American, Italian, Cantonese, Mexican, and other cultural meals.Unsplash

How to get around the city

Hong Kong boasts, one of the best public transit system in the world. Getting around the city should not pose any form of trouble. You can get around the city by taxi, rail, ferry, or even the Octopus Card Payment Method.

There are about 27 ferry routes that cover movements from Hong Kong Island to different neighboring islands like Peng Chai, Cheung Chau, Lamma Island, etc. The MTR System Mass Transit Railway is the best way to enjoy the famous sites to visit in the city.

All of these transport systems are cheap and convenient.

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What to do and not do in Hong Kong

This destination is a buzzing city and can be overwhelming for first-time visitors. Here are three Do's and Don'ts when you are in Hong Kong.

What to do in Hong Kong

Enjoy the varieties of food culture

Limiting yourself to only a variety of food in a multicultural city like Hong Kong is nothing but a waste. This city is renowned for being the food market of the world. Before you leave, make sure to try out the Chinese, American, Italian, Cantonese, Mexican, and other cultural meals.

Get an Octopus Card

The Octopus cards are your most reliable pass to most public transit in Hong Kong. You can obtain it at the airport or any transit station. 'Octopus cards' can be used to pay for transactions in stores, restaurants, cinemas, parks, etc.

Avoid getting caught up with the crowd

You can save yourself a lot of annoyance and irritation by avoiding being caught up in the large crowd of the town. Fix your shopping to the weekdays and avoid getting on the MTR during rush hours.

What not to do in Hong Kong

Don't break the smoking laws

Hong Kong frowns strictly on smoking in public places. Avoid smoking in clubs, parks, lifts, restaurants, transits, workplaces, and strict. Fines and punishments that amount up to 5,000HKD are charged on offenders for smoking in public places.

Don't miss the festivals

When you visit the city during a festival period, don't miss out on the opportunity to witness some carnivals or events. Hong Kong is also a great place to celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve.

Don't stand on the left

Whenever you are on the escalators or a walkway, always remember to stand on the right-hand side and let people walk on your left. Citizens get angry whenever people block the left side of the walkway, and it's evident that you are a visitor.

Conclusion

This town is one of the most beautiful tourist centers around the world. You can decide to organize all the places to visit in order to discover the best attractions in Hong Kong.

One point to add, is that the citizens are friendly and approachable. You will be surprised to know that many of the residents also speak English. You will find the city easy to navigate and enjoy as there are many activities to do and witness.


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