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Private Historical Walking Tour of Hong Kong provided by Hong Kong Urban Adventures

Private Historical Walking Tour of Hong Kong

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 14/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Hong Kong was once a British colonial outpost and is now one of Asia’s brightest and most vibrant cities. Discover its unique history while getting a taste of local life on this one-of-a-kind guided walking tour, which gives an insider’s perspective on dynamic neighborhoods and under-the-radar attractions, such as the Victorian Prison Compound and the Fringe Club.
  • 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
3h 30m
Return Details
Admiralty MTR Station, Admiralty, Hong Kong
  • Expert commentary
  • Local English speaking guide
  • 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.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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みずのえみこ wrote a review May 2020
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan7 contributions3 helpful votes
Sorry to be late posting review m(_ _)m レビューが遅くなりすみません! January, I took this HK tour. I enjoyed many histrical & trendy spot with great interest. (今年)1月、こちらの香港ツアーに参加しました。多くの歴史的もしくは流行のスポットを興味深く楽しむことができました。 Guide Danny-san had a large knowledge & kindness. Dispite I can't
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1 Helpful vote
Martin H wrote a review Mar. 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom153 contributions64 helpful votes
Danny was a friendly and informative guide who knew his stuff. He gave us the history of Hong Kong and showed us places we wouldn't otherwise have seen. Tour lasted nearly 3.5 hours but their were breaks and time for a drink en route. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: March 2020
2 Helpful votes
Katie R wrote a review Dec. 2019
Sunnyvale, California12 contributions2 helpful votes
Highly recommend! Great tour at a moderate pace. Lasts about four hours and includes 3-4 sitting stops where the tour guide, Danny, shares information about historical sites. Easy to meet-up on street level outside specific subway exit. The tour is generally 10am-2pm — bring
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Katy M wrote a review Dec. 2019
8 contributions9 helpful votes
Danny was a phenomenal guide: he was knowledgeable about a wide range of topics and able to convey a large amount of information in an interesting, engaging way. He has crafted this route to cover particular sites relevant to each historical period so that you feel like you're
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Date of experience: November 2019
Chris D wrote a review Nov. 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We really enjoyed the walking tour. Danny our guide was very informative and we learnt a lot about Hong Kong. Definitely worth it.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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About the operator

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By: Hong Kong Urban Adventures
Interesting Sights in Downtown Hong Kong
Our guide Adrian is a native who obviously loves his city and likes to share his knowledge. We were fortunate as we
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Bill B
Great seen
You can feel the energy of the crowd as you enjoy the quality of the local street cuisine. Great atmosphere.
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Excellent tour
This tour offers a wide range of fantastic experiences. Our guide Danny Fung was very knowledgeable and I very much
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Highly recommended, Danny rocks!
This was such a great experience looking at and learning about the amazing food of Hong Kong as well as dining at M
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Street Market Tour
We decided to do this tour on our first day in Hong Kong to get our bearings and it did not disappoint. Walking thr
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Snakes, wontons and drinks with a view!
This was a fabulous trip led by the knowledgeable and very amiable Danny. We have lived in HK for five years and he
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Unmissable tour with a neon shimmer!
One of the best adventures I have had in Hong Kong guided by Danny and Adrian offering interesting facts, history a
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Birthday Party
Super tour. Guide explained everything. Guide was great looking after our large group. Pacing was excellent. Learne
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fantastic and unexpected
what a fantastic tour. many interesting places, local foods and stories. Great hidden gems at the end with a brilli
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Over delivered on our expectations
Just returned from a fabulous night travelling the streets of Kowloon tasting food we wouldn’t have tried normally,
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Kowloon Street Food Tour
We just finished our tour with the wonderful Danny Fung, was a 3 hour stroll around Kowloon with multiple stops at
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Ms Fotoulla Lazaris
I had Danny Fung as guide around Hong Kong. He was an excellent, informative and approachable guide. He met me at a
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Comprehensive tour with Danny
We spent the day with Danny yesterday touring Hong Kong Island. He was knowledgeable, articulate and a wonderful gu
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Craig A
Must Do Evening Tour
Only four Aussies on this tour which made for a fun-filled entertaining evening. Our amazing guide Danny gave us s
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Allan A
Food tour was a highlight of our trip
My husband and I had THE best guide named Danny on our recent food safari in Kowloon! He took us to 3 different res
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Key Details
  • Hong Kong Park, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, and 11 more
  • Duration: 3h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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