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Small-Group Historical Walking Tour of Hong Kong

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Overview
You may have been to Hong Kong before but do you know the story of how it came to be? Why was Hong Kong colonized by the British? Why was it handed back to China? What will become of it in 2047, when the ’no change for 50 years’ promise by Beijing runs out? Join this Hong Kong tour to walk the streets with a local guide who can answer all those questions and more.
Highlights
  • A small-group walking tour through Hong Kong
  • Capped at only 12 people for a personalized experience
  • Get an insider's look at off-the-beaten-track local spots
  • Learn about the city's colonial past during fact-filled visits
What to Expect
Your tour begins at Possession Point, where the British landed to take control of the city in 1841. After listening to a brief history of colonial Hong Kong, the group, capped at 12 people, walks along the Sun Yat-Sen historical trail, which pays tribute to China’s founding father. Get an insider’s look at the popular Sheung Wan district, one of the first neighborhoods the British settled and now a vibrant food and shopping hub. Explore overlooked sights, such as the Victorian Prison Compound, Hong Kong’s first prison, and the oldest Anglican church in Asia. Your guide also introduces you to contemporary Hong Kong’s up-and-coming places, such as the Fringe Club, a forum for emerging artists. The walking tour concludes at the Wan Chai waterfront, where the city celebrated its transfer of sovereignty to China in 1997. Enjoy time exploring the waterside promenade on your own before heading back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sheung Wan Station, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Admiralty MTR Station, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Inclusions
  • Expert commentary
  • English-speaking guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 6 August 2019

My daughter and I loved this tour. The guide Danny was excellent! Extremely knowledgeable and great historian. It was pretty fast paced and it was raining but it was a fabulous time and we learned so much. I strongly recommend this tour

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mermaidmama1
Reviewed 22 May 2019

Our guide, Danny Fung, had an encyclopaedic knowledge of Hong Kong's social, economic and colonial history. He guided us through many hidden treasures which we would not have discovered ourselves. His detailed knowledge really brought the whole experience to life. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 29 April 2019

An extremely informative, well structured and well paced tour - Danny's knowledge of Hong Kong's history is extensive, and he was able to relay the intricacies in a way that was easy to follow. He staged stops on the tour with timings of certain events...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

My first time in this beautiful city and Hong Kong’s history is so intriguing, I knew I couldn’t leave without finding out more. The tour was perfectly paced and Danny was a wealth of knowledge. I would recommend doing this early on in your trip,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 April 2019

We really appreciated the walking tour with Danny Fung. He knows so much about the history of Hong Kong and China and made the walk interesting. The pace was good and the 31/2- 4 hours went by quickly. My husband and I frequently do walking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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I would contact the company that markets, and organise the tours. As you can't post links in answers, do a search for urbanadventures
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