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24th May to 29th May, 2024Budget Friendly Flight
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Things to do in Hongkong in May

Day 1 - Friday 24th, May
morning -

Arrive in Hong Kong and check into your accommodation. Take a leisurely walk along the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade to enjoy beautiful views of Victoria Harbour and the iconic skyline.

afternoon -

Explore the Avenue of Stars and browse the unique shops at Harbour City Mall. Enjoy a delicious lunch at Kowloon Taproom for affordable local craft beers and comfort food.

evening -

Relax and enjoy a seafood dinner at the lively Temple Street Night Market. Take in the vibrant night market atmosphere and try some delicious local street food.

Day 2 - Saturday 25th, May
morning -

Take a ferry to Lantau Island and visit the serene Po Lin Monastery. Explore the majestic Tian Tan Buddha statue and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

afternoon -

Visit the charming fishing village of Tai O to see the stilt houses and try some freshly made local snacks. Take a boat trip to see the endangered pink dolphins in the waters around Tai O.

evening -

Enjoy a seafood dinner at one of the local restaurants by the waterfront in Tai O and savor the picturesque sunset views.

Day 3 - Sunday 26th, May
morning -

Explore the historic Man Mo Temple and take a leisurely walk through the antique shops on Hollywood Road. Visit the PMQ for unique and affordable souvenirs.

afternoon -

Indulge in a dim sum lunch at Lin Heung Tea House, a traditional and budget-friendly eatery known for its authentic flavors and bustling atmosphere.

evening -

Stroll through the vibrant streets of Sheung Wan and discover hidden art galleries, trendy cafes, and local street art. Enjoy a casual dinner at Kau Kee Restaurant for their famous beef brisket noodles.

Day 4 - Monday 27th, May
morning -

Spend the morning exploring the lush greenery and beautiful attractions of Hong Kong Park, including the Aviary and the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware.

afternoon -

Take the Peak Tram to Victoria Peak for breathtaking panoramic views of the city skyline and the surrounding islands. Explore the Peak Tower for shopping and dining.

evening -

Enjoy a relaxing dinner at The Peak Lookout restaurant amidst the tranquil mountain surroundings and stunning views.

Day 5 - Tuesday 28th, May
morning -

Relax on the golden sands of Repulse Bay Beach and soak up the sun. Take a refreshing dip in the clear waters or rent a beach umbrella for shade.

afternoon -

Indulge in a delicious seafood lunch at one of the beachfront restaurants, such as The Pulse or Limewood, offering affordable and tasty options with a view.

evening -

Watch the sunset over the South China Sea while enjoying a leisurely walk along the picturesque Repulse Bay promenade.

Day 6 - Wednesday 29th, May
morning -

Take a cable car ride to Ngong Ping Village and visit the Big Buddha. Enjoy the tranquil surroundings and explore the nearby Ngong Ping Piazza.

afternoon -

Head to Mong Kok and wander through the vibrant markets like Ladies Market and Sai Yeung Choi Street South for budget-friendly shopping and local street food.

evening -

Explore the lively night markets of Mong Kok and sample some delicious local snacks or have dinner at one of the budget-friendly eateries in the area.

Day 7 - Thursday 30th, May
morning -

Relax and enjoy a leisurely breakfast at a local cafe before checking out of your accommodation and heading to the airport for your departure from Hong Kong.

Weather in Hongkong in Invalid date
Avg Temp22°C to 30°C
Chance of Rain60%
SeasonSpring

Hong Kong's weather in May is generally warm and humid, with average temperatures ranging from 22 to 30 degrees Celsius. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Travel eSims for Hong Kong

*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Hongkong

Clothing & Apparel

Lightweight, breathable fabrics -

Hong Kong's weather in May is warm and humid, so it's best to pack clothes that will keep you cool and comfortable.

Shorts, skirts, or pants -

Comfortable bottoms that allow for movement are a must for exploring Hong Kong's bustling streets and markets.

T-shirts or tank tops -

Tops that can be layered or worn on their own are a versatile choice for Hong Kong's changing temperatures.

Light jacket or cardigan -

For evenings or air-conditioned spaces, a light jacket or cardigan can provide additional warmth.

Comfortable walking shoes -

Hong Kong is a great city to explore on foot, so make sure to have comfortable shoes that can handle long walks on pavement.

Accessories

Hat -

A hat will protect your head from the sun and keep you cool.

Sunglasses -

Sunglasses will protect your eyes from the sun's harmful rays.

Scarf -

A scarf can be used to protect your neck from the sun or cold, or to add a touch of style to your outfit.

Reusable water bottle -

Hong Kong has many public water fountains, so a reusable water bottle is a great way to stay hydrated and reduce plastic waste.

First-aid kit -

A small first-aid kit can come in handy for minor injuries.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa -

Make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months beyond your intended stay and that you have the necessary visa, if required.

Travel insurance -

Travel insurance can provide peace of mind in case of unexpected events such as lost luggage, medical emergencies, or trip cancellations.

Money -

Hong Kong's currency is the Hong Kong dollar (HKD). You can exchange currency before you travel or use ATMs in Hong Kong.

Credit cards -

Credit cards are widely accepted in Hong Kong, but it's always a good idea to have some local currency on hand.

Phone and charger -

Make sure to have a phone with a local SIM card or data plan so that you can stay connected while you're in Hong Kong.

Good to have

Universal adapter -

Hong Kong uses different electrical outlets than India, so a universal adapter will allow you to charge your electronics.

Small backpack or daypack -

A small backpack or daypack is a great way to carry your essentials while you're out exploring.

Travel guidebook or app -

A travel guidebook or app can provide you with information about Hong Kong's attractions, restaurants, and transportation.

Camera -

If you're interested in photography, a camera can be a great way to capture your memories of Hong Kong.

Snacks and drinks -

Packing some snacks and drinks can help you save money and avoid getting hungry while you're out exploring.

Electronics

Noise-canceling headphones -

Hong Kong can be a noisy city, so noise-canceling headphones can be helpful for blocking out the noise and creating a more peaceful environment.

Portable charger -

A portable charger can keep your phone and other electronics charged while you're on the go.

Travel router -

A travel router can create a Wi-Fi hotspot so that you can connect your devices to the internet without using your phone's data plan.

Universal translator -

A universal translator can be helpful for communicating with people who speak different languages.

Fitness tracker -

If you're interested in tracking your fitness, a fitness tracker can be a good way to do so while you're traveling.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are both widely accepted in Hong Kong. However, you may want to have some local currency on hand for small purchases or transportation.

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