Posted by : Ruby Escalona Sunday, June 28, 2009

I am overwhelmed at the number of things I could do in this place! It's less than 2 wks before I leave MNL for a relaxing [but quite an expensive] experience with my mum! I am trying to plan our itinerary [we're doing a DIY trip] and hopefully we'll get to go to all the places we want plus some shopping along the way, after all, we are going there during the sale season!

I'm gonna be broke but happy!

I'll try to post photos and my final itinerary during or after my trip :)

So far, here's our proposed itinerary, we'll be staying 6d 5n in HK! :D Trip next year would also cover HK but more on Macau & Shenzen. This is it! I will be a jetsetter! :D

July 8th
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arrive at 11am in HKIA via Cebu Pacific [booked via their sale last May :) ]
-- grab bags & head on to shuttle service of hotel [will be staying at Evergreen Hotel in Jordan] OR go around the terminal for a while & grab some lunch.
-- Check-in at hotel
-- After check-in, go to Sha Tin District: 10,000 buddhas, Snoopy's World, New Town Plaza & other areas of interest in Sha Tin
-- Evening: TST/Mong Kok/Avenue of the Stars/Symphony of Lights [subject to the time we arrive back]/Jordan Night Market

July 9th:
Hong Kong Disneyland [10am-8pm]
9pm onwards -- more shopping. Where exactly is subjectie.

July 10th:
Ocean Park
TST/Avenue of the Stars [subjective

July 11th:
Noah's Ark, Park Island. [10am onwards]. Nan Lian Gardens.

July 12th:
Ngong Ping 360, Lantau Island, Giant Buddha, Tsing Yi Bridge, Citygate Outlet Shops, The Peak

July 13th:
More shopping/TST/HK Science Museum [subjective]
- 6pm - leave hotel for airport
- 9pm - leave HK for MNL


Happy Happy! :) Can't wait for more adventures!

6 Responses so far.

  1. hey Ruby you might want to check out the bookstores in HK. my cousin Dianne went book hunting there and came back with a suitcase full of books: http://acciobooks.blogspot.com/

  2. Blooey! Thank you for that tip! I'll print out the guide for second-hand bookstores later! :) It'll definitely help us since we have some free time for shopping. :)

    I hope that I won't go over the plane's baggage limit! lol!
    I'll blog about my finds too -- I'm starting to FINALLY catch up on my reading & blogging. I <3 vacations! :)

  3. Thanks for sharing this post. Ocean Park is the 170 miles long sparkling jewel of Hong Kong. Kids enjoy in The Dolphin Breeding Centre. Bird lovers can enjoy seeing the Amazing Birds Show. Don't fail to visit the Butterfly House, Goldfish Pagoda. You can engage in some diving, sliding and spiralling water sports. In Ocean Theatre there are some extra ordinary performances showcasing Sea Lions and Dolphins up to their hysterical, rib-tickling tricks which attract the youngsters. Get the best experience riding in Mine Train, Raging River,Crazy Galleon etc.

  4. hiya Melbourne Travel!

    Thanks for the tips in your post! I will deffo look out for those while I'm in Ocean Park :)

  5. Badet says:

    Hi Ruby, got your link from GT. You may also want to visit The Peak after Ocean Park. And then, after The Peak, you can ride the ferry to go back to TST.

    You may also want to check my Hong Kong posts on my blog. =)

  6. Hi Badet! :)
    I saw your blog! Will deffo try to squeeze in The Peak with Ocean Park since it's open until 11pm, right? :D
    That leaves us some free time to go shopping too!
    =)

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