3 Days in Hong Kong: What To Do

What will you do if you ever have 3 days to spend in Hong Kong?

This globally renowned travel city got so many things to offer that it might feel overwhelming to plan your trip.

3 Days in Hong Kong: What To Do

To give you a good idea, here is a sample 3-day itinerary for your Hong Kong visit:

1st Day: Sightseeing at Hong Kong Island

Morning: Victoria Peak 

For the ultimate Hong Kong sightseeing, Victoria Peak’s view of the city and sea is quintessential. To reach the peak, you can hike for 1 to 1.5 hours or ride a relaxing Peak Tram that will only last 7 to 8 minutes. Admire the views from Peak Tower, stop by Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, and enjoy your lunch at any of the luxury restaurants. 

Afternoon: Stanley Market or Aberdeen 

Engage with the locals in the afternoon at Stanley Market. Aberdeen is one of the country’s earliest residential areas and was once a fishing village. This is now popular for its floating restaurants and floating village where you can experience the fishermen’s lifestyle of old Hong Kong. Stanley Market is filled with interesting goods from handicrafts to paintings, and ornaments. 

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Evening: Victoria Harbor

Enjoy the views of the sunset and the night at Victoria Harbor with the Symphony of Lights show at 8 pm lighting up the area. It is a famous tourist attraction that lets you learn more about the country’s different buildings in an entertaining way. 

3 Days in Hong Kong: What To Do

2nd Day: Lantau Island Cultural Experience

Morning: Giant Buddha

Head over to Po Lin Monastery in Lantau where you can find the Giant Buddha, the biggest outdoor seated bronze statue of Buddha. 

Afternoon: Ngong Ping Village and Tai O Village 

Imagine how the locals lived their lives in the past at Tai O village and head over to the nearby cultural village of Ngong Ping with its Buddhist theatres, markets, tea houses, and specialty restaurants. 

3rd Day: Tsim Sha Tsui and Dragon’s Back 

Morning: Dragon’s Back Hiking

Escape the urban area in the morning to exercise and bask in the natural beauty by hiking along the internationally renowned Dragon’s Back. You can also easily access one of the top beaches in the country, the Big Wave Bay Beach. 

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Afternoon: Nathan Road’s The Golden Mile 

Visit Tsim Sha Tsui in the afternoon by riding a Star Ferry. Nathan Road is a guaranteed tourist magnet for local shopping and culture in Hong Kong. This is the melting pot of people from different cultures with numerous high and low-end stores that line both parts of the road. Begin your walk in front of the Chung King Mansions and proceed north.

3 Days in Hong Kong: What To Do

Once you feel tired after the stroll, sample some delish street food or visit Kowloon Park at the back of the Masjid. 

Hopefully, this simple 3-day itinerary can give you a good idea of where to go during your Hong Kong trip. The place has got so many things to offer so you can always add more to this list depending on your preferences and budget.

3 Days in Hong Kong: What To Do


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