Victoria Peak is the must-visit landmark of Hong Kong, from which tourists could overlook Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. It is a good place to enjoy the night view of Hong Kong. Besides, if you love hiking, you could trek along the trail or challenge the famous Maclehose Trail from the Victoria Peak. This article is to tell tourists some travel tips for Victoria Peak.
Tram riding to the Victoria Peak is the best way to enjoy the magnificent night view. Get on the peak tram at the station in Garden Road in Central. It takes only 7 minutes to the top by tram riding. Remember to sit at the right side to have a better view. The peak tram serves for Hong Kong before 1888. It witnesses Hong Kong’s changes in the past 120 years. Tourists could know the history of the Peak Tram and Hong Kong at the Peak Tram History Museum.
The Peak Tower is designed as a special bowel-shape, where tourists could have bird-eye view of Hong Kong, do shopping and taste all kinds of Hong Kong cuisine. The Sky Terrace is on the top of the Peak Tower, which is the best place to overlook the view of Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. People feel quite different when they sit at the Sky Terrace at day time, in the afternoon and at night. If you travel to Victoria Peak, please do not miss the Sky Terrace.
Tourists could choose to walk down the mountain. Start from Lugard Road, you will reach the viewpoint of lugard Road after 20 minutes walking, where tourists could see the majestic view of the modern city and harbor. You could find some boards with the introduction of geological feature, climate, vegetation, insects, ect in this area. Keep walking, you will meet a crossing, there are two directions. If you choose Harlech Road, you will back to the Peak Square, where you need to take bus or peak tram back to the Central. If you choose the other road, you will reach University Road, from which you nned to take Bus No 13 back to the downtown. There are four footpaths on the top respectively to Mt. Austin Amusement Park, Peak Park, Harlech Road around the mountain and Pok Fu Lam Country Park.
Madame Tussaud’s is a very famous wax museum in Hong Kong. All the waxworks blend history and celebrities. A visit to Madame Tussauds is essential – where else can you savour two centuries of fame and notoriety, and tell the great and good exactly what you think of them? It’ll be your most famous day out ever. There are more than 100 figures or international or local stars or celebrities shown at Madame Tussaud’s now. You might have a close contact with your idol.
The Best way to the top is Peak Tram riding. It takes 20HKD per adult. It needs only 7-8 minutes.
Take Bus No 1 at the East of Hong Kong City Hall.
Take Bus No 15 from Bus Station at Hong Kong Exchange Square
Pearl on the Peak
Pearl on the Peak is 4 star restaurant with Australian renowned chef Geoff Lindsay as the executive chef. Famous cook, creative dishes and terrific sightseeing are the highlights of restaurant.
Kyo Hachi Japanese Restaurant
Staying in this restaurant, clients can enjoy the sea view and mountain view of Hong Kong. It is located at the 2nd floor of Peak Tower.
Bubba Gump is a theme restaurant designed according to the film of Forrest Gump. It is located on the 3rd floor.
The Peak Outlook
The Peak Outlook is one of the most distinctive restaurants in Hong Kong. The main building is the workstation for building Peak Tram. The Western European-style garden district is also charming. Many celebrities had meal hear.