If you have had enough of skyscrapers, hectic traffic, and crowded cities then you may wish to have a quiet time with your loved ones. Hong Kong tourism has enough to offer you in this respect. You may know Hong Kong city as the one that is famous for its nightlife and gastronomy but is also a city that has remarkable flora and fauna too. Here I present a list of some beautiful areas full of natural beauty in Hong Kong that will provide you the much-needed break from the city life.
- MAI PO NATURAL RESERVE
This natural reserve is a haven of many migratory species that find comfort here during winter months. The Mai Po Nature Reserve and the neighboring Deep Bay wetlands is a leading example of conservation success when it comes to regional wetlands. If you are a bird watcher and nature lover then this place is surely a paradise for you which will give you a chance to have a closer look of the wildlife and appreciate nature’s splendid beauty.
- WATCH THE ENDANGERED PINK DOLPHIN
You can opt for a Pink Dolphin Watch cruise in your Hong Kong tour and witness many endangered species that inhabit the waters in and around Hong Kong. The best enjoyment would certainly be done by kids as they can closely observe these cute creatures in the wild. In case you worry about their safety then be assured as this trip focuses on causing minimal disturbance to the dolphins.
- TRY ASIA’S BEST URBAN HIKE
This is none other than Dragon’s Back trail which starts from mountain ridges, crosses secluded forest area and reaches the Tai Long Bay. Try not to miss this award-winning trail on your Hong Kong trip that will provide you a breathtaking view of the city, mountains, coast, and sea. You can finish the trail by swimming or surfing in the bay waters and enjoy a nourishing meal with a refreshing beverage to complete the day.
- VISIT THE HONG KONG WETLAND PARK
This is a world class ecological park which can be visited by you with your entire family. Enjoy the lily ponds, mangroves, bird hide area and a butterfly gardens all of which is spread in the 60-hectare area. You will surely have an educational trip but in an entertaining manner. If you get a chance then look out for the famous pet crocodile of this park known as Pui Pui. The best thing is that reaching the park is not difficult as you can take a bus directly from the city and enjoy an hour’s drive to go there.
- REPULSE BAY
This is one of the most beautiful beaches of that you will witness in Hong Kong travel which houses posh restaurants, designer shops, and upscale residential area. The beach will provide you enough time to soak yourself in the sun and enjoy the calm waters. Another bonus for the travelers can be a visit to a colorful temple located in the Southeast part of the bay. It has one of the beautiful collections of mosaics, shrines as well as statues that give a spiritual feel to travelers.
There are very few places in the world that offer cosmopolitan comfort as well as natural wonders like Hong Kong. Make sure that you make the best of this trip with your family and friends!!