Destination Information for Hong Kong
Hong Kong consists of three main regions (Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories) as well as over 260 additional islands. There is so much to do in Hong Kong, from traditional street markets and beautiful temples to the fast-moving, skyscraper-dotted streets, to the endless food and drink options. As well as bustling city life, you could try jungle trekking along one or more of the eight different “geo-areas” distributed across the Sai Kung Volcanic Rock Region and Northeast New Territories Sedimentary Rock Region. Take a walk along the Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront to take in the breathtaking skyline view of Hong Kong island. Lan Kwai Fong is the place for nightlife and is filled with tons of bars, clubs, sheesha, and cheap drinks.
Additional Travel Information
The typhoon season in Hong Kong normally runs from April to October. 470,295 British nationals visited Hong Kong in 2019. Most visits are trouble free, but you should take sensible precautions against pick pocketing and other street crime. COVID-19 entry restrictions for Hong Kong may change with little warning, so be sure to check Hong Kong’s current entry restrictions and requirements before you travel. Japanese encephalitis and chikungunya are present in Hong Kong. Ensure to bring mosquito repellents or netting. JE is found throughout Asia. Vaccination is the best form of protection against the mosquito-borne virus.
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