Experience the Life in This Oriental Cocoon on a Private Tour of Kowloon
Experience the life in this Oriental cocoon on a Private Tour of Kowloon, Hong Kong. In the past, Kowloon or Tsim Sha Tsui was infamously known for its walled city and the 50,000 inhabitants, but now it has come out of that shadow with many unique sightseeing tours available.
Book a guided private tour of Kowloon and take a walk down the promenade at the harbour, see the informative history museums, lush green parks and amazing colonial properties. It is worth a visit to see the diversity of the ethnicity of the people living and building a life there.
Try a Kowloon guided private tour and visit the unique night markets, martial arts studios and guesthouses they are second to none and packed with culture, amazing genuine welcomes and wonderful history.
The locals have preserved their long-standing traditions but held onto their memories of some difficult and challenging times in their vast and checkered history.
Top Things to Do in Kowloon
Visit the former Kowloon Walled City on a guided private tour and see the stunning gardens
On a guided private tour of Kowloon you will visit the beautiful Kowloon Park, once infamously thought to be the most densely populated place on Earth, with over 50,000 people crammed into only a few blocks.
Kowloon City was a phenomenon with thriving working business and 33,000 families living in more than 300 interconnected high-rise building blocks.
All the construction in the walled city was done with no architectureal or engineering imput so it just looked like a concrete jungle and organised chaos.
Travel Tips for Kowloon
Most visitors prefer spring and autumn to visit Kowloon due to the mild and comfortable weather. The occasional sandstorm's in the spring have kept people on alert when they plan their holidays to Hong Kong. In more recent years the spring season is getting better regarding weather conditions and air quality which is ideal for travellers. The winter season is not as bad as most people would think there are fewer visitors and fewer queues.
Kowloon is on the more expensive scale for a travel destination in Hong Kong, however, with exchange rates, it's still a great bargain for tourists. Accommodation is generally of high quality, and the prices can be very alluring most especially when you go on a package holiday. Most attractions in the city are also reasonably priced however book your private sightseeing tours before your arrival. Rickshaws, buses and taxis are cheap and frequent.
Arrange your entry and exit visa through your tour travel agent before your arrival into Hong Kong. There are many immigration restrictions on the purchase of goods and souvenirs you will be given questionnaires to fill in, complete these honestly as delays may occur or you may jeopardise your entry or exit from Hong Kong. Learn a few phrases like Thank You, Hello and Goodbye. Always be aware at all times of your surroundings
Kowloon has a climate that is defined as "continental monsoon." weather. The four seasons are distinctly recognisable. Autumn in Hong Kong is beautiful and ideal for sightseeing as the temperature is mild, and the sun is out a lot. The temperature in spring is beautiful, too, but the winds whip sand around the city. Summer can be sweltering, and winter is equally cold, so come prepared for anything.