Prices in Hong Kong
Compared with the major cities of Asia, prices in Hong Kong are quite high, but if you wish, you can relax here according to the budget option..
Shopping and souvenirs
Shopping in Hong Kong from a wide range of products, you can buy quality items at affordable prices. Many shops can be found in the Nsim Sha Tsui area, luxury shopping centers in Central and Coseway Bay. Stanley Market (southern part of Hong Kong Island) can be an equally interesting place for shopping..
In memory of Hong Kong, it is worth bringing:
- clothes, Chinese cosmetics, watches and jewelry, jade jewelry, electronics, traditional Chinese dishes (tea set, rice bowls), Chinese music CDs, porcelain cats, pearl products, mahjong sets;
- tea, dried seafood, Chinese pastries in holiday sets (they have a long shelf life), spicy Chinese herbs and roots, Chinese wines.
In Hong Kong, you can buy silk products from $ 70, pearls - from $ 50, tea - from $ 20, Chinese fan - from $ 5, scrolls with sayings - from $ 10, tea set - from $ 5, Chinese umbrella - from $ 10 $, jade figurines - from $ 15.
Excursions and entertainment
On a sightseeing tour of Hong Kong, you will visit the Harbor, Victoria Peak, the fishing village of Aberdeen, and the Ocean Park amusement park. This excursion costs approximately $ 70-75.
Fans of outdoor activities should go on an excursion to the farm and the Kaduri Botanical Garden. This full-day excursion includes a walk through the valleys and winding paths that will take you to the summit of Mount Kwun Yam Shan (from here you can admire mesmerizing views of the New Territories and the Kowloon Peninsula). Excursion cost - from 150 $.
For a visit to Hong Kong Disneyland (full day), you will pay $ 40 (a child ticket costs $ 26). To have fun, you should visit the Ocean Park amusement park (there is an oceanarium, water park and other entertainment areas). Approximate price for stay in the park - $ 27.
You should definitely go to the Botanical and Zoological Gardens, the entrance to which will cost you completely free. And by boarding the ferry and paying only $ 1, you can take a ride on Victoria Bay.
You will pay $ 0.6-1.2 for a 1-way bus ride, and $ 16 for a pass valid for a week. Since the prices for travel in the Hong Kong subway depend on the distance and on the location of stations in certain zones, it is more advisable to purchase a special Tourist Day Pass valid for 24 hours (it costs $ 7.5). And 1 trip costs $ 1 on average. If you decide to take a taxi, then you will have to pay $ 2.3 for landing + $ 3.2 - for each kilometer of the way.
On vacation in Hong Kong, you will need at least $ 40 per day for 1 person (accommodation in a hostel, meals in inexpensive cafes and eateries).