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Daytrips from Hong Kong

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Daytrips from Hong Kong
A day trip out of Hong Kong can provide a totally contrasting experience to the city. Popular nearby towns of mainland China will require a visa and some planning or you may choose to visit a nature reserve or a sleepy fishing town for a day of relaxation.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall
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Macau
Macau

Macau is a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China, located across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong. The tourism draw is based largely on gambling, with numerous casinos and hotel casinos. Macau, a former Portuguese colony, offers a rich blend of Chinese and European architecture and culture. A large section of Macau Peninsula has been designated a Unesco... More

Macau is a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China, located across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong. The tourism draw is based largely on gambling, with numerous casinos and hotel casinos. Macau, a former Portuguese colony, offers a rich blend of Chinese and European architecture and culture. A large section of Macau Peninsula has been designated a Unesco World Heritage site. Less

Guangzhou
Guangzhou

A maze of contradictions, Guangzhou's upscale malls and slums sit side by side. Taxis prove the least intimidating way to negotiate this sprawling city and its congested traffic. Tree-lined Shaiman Island, popular with prospective adoptive parents from overseas, is ideal for shopping, strolling or a meal. Qingping Market is a vast street market not for the faint-hearted: Cats, dogs and... More

A maze of contradictions, Guangzhou's upscale malls and slums sit side by side. Taxis prove the least intimidating way to negotiate this sprawling city and its congested traffic. Tree-lined Shaiman Island, popular with prospective adoptive parents from overseas, is ideal for shopping, strolling or a meal. Qingping Market is a vast street market not for the faint-hearted: Cats, dogs and anteaters are among creatures slaughtered on the spot. Flowery Pagoda provides more peaceful contemplation. Less

Sai Kung
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Sai Kung

Sai Kung is a small fishing village with picturesque boats, beaches and mountain scenery. The fresh seafood is plentiful and there are many dining options and wine bars along the seaside promenade. A day at the beach here makes for a nice change of pace from Hong Kong.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Mai Po Natural Reserve
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Mai Po Natural Reserve

Mai Po Reserve is a diverse wetland spanning 2,700 hectacres managed by the World Wildlife Fund. It consists of several wetland habitats supporting an abundance of wildlife and migratory birds.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
Shenzhen
Shenzhen

Located in the south of China, the cityscape--Shenzhen-- is home to some of the most modern buildings worldwide. Although this area is largely industrial, it offers many tourist attractions, such as the Chinese folk Culture Village, Safari Park, and beach resorts. Perhaps one of the most frequented tourist attractions is Window of the World, which offers replicas of the Eiffel tower... More

Located in the south of China, the cityscape--Shenzhen-- is home to some of the most modern buildings worldwide. Although this area is largely industrial, it offers many tourist attractions, such as the Chinese folk Culture Village, Safari Park, and beach resorts. Perhaps one of the most frequented tourist attractions is Window of the World, which offers replicas of the Eiffel tower, the pyramids, and Taj Mahal.  Less

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