About Hong Kong


Let's have a look around into background of Hong Kong

County: Independent City
State: People's Republic of China
Country: Hong Kong
Latitude: 22.25
Longitude: 114.1667
Time zone: Hong Kong Time
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +8 hours
 

Weather in Hong Kong

Climate: Monsoon-influenced subtropical climate
Best Time to Visit: October to early December

Location

It is officially known as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.The population of Hong kong is about 7,374,900(2016 Census). It ranks as the world's fourth most densely populated sovereign state or territory.
 

Distance from Hong Kong center to Airport

Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong. 
Driving Distance: 24.85 miles / 40 km
Driving Time: 30 Minutes
Languages: Chinese followed by English 
 

Modes of transport

Airport: Hong Kong International Airport 
Rail: MTR and Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC).
Road: Bus:  Kowloon Motor Bus, Taxi – Green Taxi and Blue taxi 
 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender –  10% service charge, tipping not required.


For Hotels:
Room Service: HK$10 - HK$20
Housekeeper: HK$10 - HK$20 
Concierge: Not required


Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car:
HK$ 10 - HK$ 20
 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Macau

Location

Macau is officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River Delta in East Asia. It has a total population of 650,900(2016 Census).
 

Weather

Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: Mid-October to December

Tourist Attractions

Macau Tower
Ruins of St. Paul's
The Venetian Macao

Emergency Contact Numbers in Hong Kong city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 999
Railroad: 2881 8888 (MTR)
Airport: +852 2181 8888 (Hong Kong International Airport)
Hospital: +852 2572 0211 (Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital)
 

Events

Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival
Hong Kong Chinese New Year
Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival

Tourist Attractions

Hong Kong Disneyland
Ocean Park Hong Kong 
Victoria Harbour
 

Theatre & Concerts

Hong Kong Cultural Centre
The Jardine Noonday Gun
Symphony of Lights
 

Visit Top Restaurants in Hong Kong

Amber at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental
Tin Lung Heen
The Lounge & Bar at The Ritz-Carlton
 

Top Shopping Centers in Hong Kong

Mong Kok
Causeway Bay
Tsim Sha Tsui
 

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Hong Kong Heritage Museum
City Gallery
Nan Lian Garden
 

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Stuffed roasted suckling pig – Kimberley Chinese Restaurant
 Beef brisket – Sister Wah
Snake soup – Ser Wong Fun

Sports Club

National Football Team – Football
National Cricket Team – Cricket
National Rugby Sevens Team – Rugby
 

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: HK$ 50.00 
Taxi: HK$ 22.00 (base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): HK$ 39,555.56
Cheap meal: HK$ 50.00
Gasoline: HK$ 14.77 / litre
3 course meal: HK$ 350.00
 

Information about Kathmandu

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Lalitpur,
  • Kirtipur,
  • Khokana

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Rail: Nepal Railways
  • Road: Bus: Nepal Transportation

Airport

Tribhuvan International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 3 miles /5 km

Driving Time: 7 Minutes

Languages: Newar followed by other Tibeto-Burman native languages.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: 10 Rs per Day
  • Concierge: Between 10 – 20 Rs

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 – 20 Rs
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