Hong Kong


Day 1, Saturday:

3:30 AM - Leave house

4:30 AM - park at The Parking Spot 2 for $7.25 per day (open-air) with 8.25% tax for $125.57 for 16 days (Day 1 @ 4:30 AM - Day 16 @ 6:00 PM)


5:00 AM - check in for the flight and go through security

6:45 AM - flight leaves Houston


United flight 869 from Houston, TX (IAH) to Chicago, IL (ORD) - $1061.70 per person or 65,000 points each

Departs IAH at 6:45 AM, arrives at 9:17 AM in ORD, 2 hours and 35 minutes, 925 miles, Airbus A319

United flight 895 from ORD to Hong Kong (HKG)

Departs ORD at 12:22 PM, arrives at 4:45 PM HKG, 15 hours and 23 minutes, 7787 miles, Boeing 747-400







Day 2, Sunday:

4:45 PM - Arrives Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

6:30 PM - Immigration, luggage, and customs; go to train (total for 2 people - HK$145)

Get Octopus card for travel

Airport Express times leaving airport - 18:28, 18:40, 18:52, 19:04, 19:16, 19:28, 19:40, 19:52, 20:04 etc.

Airport to Tsing Yi station (13 minutes) - HK$60.00 per person; total HK$120.00

Tsing Yi station to Disneyland Resort via Sunny Bay Station (10 minutes)  - HK$12.50 per person, total HK$25.00

7:15 PM - check into Disney Hollywood Hotel - 3 nights - HK$3,960

Disney Hollywood Hotel - Garden View Room - HK$3,960

Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel - Garden View Room - HK$5,610





taxi fares - http://www.td.gov.hk/transport_in_hong_kong/public_transport/taxi/taxi_fare_of_hong_kong/index.htm


MTR & Disneyland


Hong Kong Provinces  Hong Kong Island



Day 3, Monday:

Disneyland Hong Kong

admission ticket - HK$350 per day per person, do for two days; total = HK$1,400


Day 4, Tuesday:

Disneyland Hong Kong


Day 5, Wednesday:

11:00 AM - check out of hotel

11:15 AM - travel to Hong Kong

MTR from DL HK to Hong Kong - DL Resort to Sunny Bay to Hong Kong Central to Causeway Bay - 44 minutes

HK$20.70 per person, total - HK$41.40 (Octopus Card)

Map of MTR System


3:00 PM - check into the Holiday Inn Express Causeway Bay Hong Kong

33 Sharp Street East, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

check in 2 PM, check out noon

Causeway Bay MTR Station - .1 km (3 min)

2 single beds, non-smoking, AAA rate, free internet, complimentary breakfast, air conditioning

HK$1,062 per night for 4 nights, HK$837 per night for 3 nights

total $HK$7,434.90 with fees/taxes


(or) check into Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong

387-397 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Wan Chai MTR Station - 1.5 km (10 minutes by foot)

Causeway Bay MTR Station - 1.3 km (8 minutes by foot); 5 minutes by hotel shuttle bus

Ladies Market - 12 km

Tsim Sha Tsui - 10 km

Ocean Park - 8 km

Stanley Market - 10 km

Charge for internet usage.

Cosmopolitan Hotel is just a 45-minute drive from Hong Kong International Airport. Alternatively, visitors can take the Airport Express Line (AEL) to Hong Kong Station where there is a free hotel shuttle bus to transport you to Cosmopolitan Hotel.

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle bus to Times Square mega shopping mall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Admiralty to the Airport Express Line (AEL) at Hong Kong Station and to Quarry Bay. However, the journey to Times Square mega shopping mall and the MTR underground train at Causeway Bay station is just a short eight-minute walk from the hotel.


Deluxe Room with breakfast buffet, 7 nights - average $141.56 + $14.16 tax per night - total $1,089.99

Hong Kong City Map

Maps around Cosmopolitan Hotel



7:00 PM - Go to Jumbo Kingdom Restaurant

Shum Wan Pier Drive, Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

Mon-Sat 11:00-23:30, Sun 07:00-23:30

Take taxi from hotel to the Jumbo Kingdom Pier in Aberdeen

HK$70 by taxi per restaurant website; will take up to HK$80 off of restaurant bill of bill is over HK$600 and have a valid taxi receipt

Jumbo Kingdom website

Jumbo Kingdom

Hong Kong Tram - http://www.hktramways.com/en/home.html

KMB Bus - http://www.kmb.com.hk/english.php

Citybus - https://www.nwstbus.com.hk/home/nwstbus.aspx?intLangID=1


Take taxi from Jumbo Kingdom Pier in Aberdeen to hotel - HK$80


Day 6, Thursday:

Take MTR from Causeway Bay to Central - 7 minutes - HK$4.4 each; total = HK$8.8 total (Octopus card)

Go to Hollywood Road and Peel Street


Look around Central market area, have lunch

Take taxi to Star Ferry terminal at Central Pier - HK$15


Take ferry to Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Terminal - HK$75 each, total HK$150


Take taxi from ferry to Ladies Market - HK$22


Walk around the Ladies Market

The Goldfish Market is on Tung Choi Street south of Prince Edward Road West.  It is open from 10:30 AM to 10 PM daily.  The Goldfish Market (actually named Aquarium Market on several maps) on Tung Choi Street is next to the Ladies’ Market.



Take taxi from the Ladies Market to Blake Pier - HK$22


Blake Pier - Hong Kong Maritime Museum - HK$20 each - total HK$40


Take Bus #65 from Stanley Market to stop 24 (76-80 Morrison Hill Road before Lap Tak Lane) for HK$5.80 each

(or) Take Bus #6A or 6X from Stanley Market to stop 23 (387 Queen's Road East outside Cosmopolitan) for HK$5 each



Day 7, Friday:

Take taxi from hotel to Ocean Park - HK$70

Ocean Park Hong Kong - HK$250 per person, total - HK$500

Ocean Park


How to get to Ocean Park



Take taxi from Ocean Park to hotel - HK$70


Day 8, Saturday:

Take the MTR from Causeway Bay to Central (J2 exit) (7 minutes) and walk to the Peak Tram Terminus - HK$4.4 each (Octopus Card)

By Foot - From MTR Central Station
Walking to Peak Tram Lower Terminus is a nice experience in Hong Kong where you can see many Hong Kong famous landmarks along the way.

Take the MTR to Central and make your way to the J2 exit of the Central MTR station. Turn right, through Chater Garden, cross Queen's Road Central and make your way up Garden Road. You will pass the Bank of China Tower and Citibank Plaza on your left and St John's Cathedral on your right before arriving at the terminus, which is to your left.

Peak Tram Sky Pass (The Peak Tran & Sky Terrace) with return - HK$48 each, total HK$96

7 AM to midnight, every 10 to 15 minutes for tram

10 AM to 11 PM (Mon-Fri) and 8 AM to 11 PM (Sat-Sun) for Sky Terrace



Take MTR from Central to Hong Hom station, switch at Tsim Sha Tsui station - 19 minutes - HK$9.10 each  (Octopus card)

Separate entry and exit gates are installed at Tsim Sha Tsui and East Tsim Sha Tsui stations. Octopus card users who interchange between these two stations within 30 minutes will be considered as having taken one journey. The full fare for the first sector travelled will be deducted when exiting the first station. The remaining balance of the fare will be deducted upon exit at the final destination. If the total fare is less than the first sector charged, a refund of the amount over-deducted will be credited to the Octopus card at the final exit gate. Passengers are reminded not to use the same Octopus card on other transport (including Light Rail, MTR Bus and MTR Feeder Bus) or make more than 9 non-transport related transactions during the 30-minute interchange interval. Otherwise, full fares for two separate journeys will be charged.


Get a Museum Weekly Pass (good for one week), HK$30 each or HK$60 total

Covers the following museums:

Hong Kong Museum of History - www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/History/en/aboutus.php - HK$10 each

Hong Kong Science Museum - http://hk.science.museum/eindex.php - HK$25 each

Hong Kong Space Museum - http://hk.space.museum/ - HK$10 each

Hong Kong Museum of Art - www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Arts/english/aboutus/aboutus.html - HK$10 each

Hong Kong Museum of Costal Defence - http://hk.coastaldefence.museum/en/index.php - HK$10 each

Hong Kong Heritage Museum - http://hk.heritage.museum/english/main.asp - HK$10 each

Dr. Sun Yat-sen Museum - http://hk.drsunyatsen.museum/en/index.php - HK$10 each


Hong Kong Museum of History

100 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Galleries - Monday, Wed-Sat: 10 AM to 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM to 7 PM


Around 15-minute walk along the footbridge from Hung Hom MTR Station towards the direction of Tsim Sha Tsui East.


Hong Kong Science Museum

2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Mon-Wed & Fri - 1 PM to 9 PM. Sat-Sun - 10 AM to 9 PM


Take MTR from Hong Ho back to Central station; switching at Tsim Sha Tsui; 19 minutes - HK$9.10 each (Octopus card)


Dr. Sun Yat-sen Museum

7 Castle Road, Central District, Hong Kong

Visitors can use the Mid-Levels Escalator from Central to Caine Road, and walk westwards along the pavement for around 5 minutes.

Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat 10 AM to 6 PM, Sun 10 AM to 7 PM


Take MTR from Central back to Causeway Bay - 7 minutes - HK$4.4 each

Back to the hotel


Day 9, Sunday:

Selected - take bus

Take MTR from Causeway Bay station to Central station - HK$4.4 for 7 minutes  (Octopus Card)

Take bus #12 from bus stops 4 to stop 6 ( Garden Road & Cotton Tree Drive - 10 Kennedy Road outside Kennedy Height) - HK$4.30 each



Take bus #23 from bus stops 11, 12, 13, 14 to stop 17 ( Garden Road & Cotton Tree Drive - 10 Kennedy Road outside Kennedy Height) - HK$6 each

(or) bus #23A from bus stops 8, 9, 10, 11 to stop 27 (Garden Road outside HK Zoo) - HK$5 each

(or) bus #23B from bus stops 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 to stop 23 ( Garden Road & Cotton Tree Drive - 10 Kennedy Road outside Kennedy Height) - HK$6 each

(or) bus #40 from bus stops 1, 2, 3, 4 to stop 7 ( Garden Road & Cotton Tree Drive - 10 Kennedy Road outside Kennedy Height) - HK$5.30 each

(or) bus #103 from bus stops 19, 20, 21, 22 to stop 25 ( Garden Road & Cotton Tree Drive - 10 Kennedy Road outside Kennedy Height) - HK$5.70 each


Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens - free

Garden - 6 AM to 10 PM

Zoo - 9 AM to 4:30 PM

address - Albany Road, Central, Hong Kong

Accessible Bus Routes: From Central 3B, 12, 13 From Admiralty 12A, 12M, 40M, 40P, 40 From Causeway Bay 23A, 23B From North Point 23 From Lok Fu 103




Take bus 12 from stop 17 to stop 19, 20 for the Central MTR station - HK$4.30 each

Take MTR from Central station to Tsim Sha Tsui station (exit E/J/K/L3) - 6 minutes - HK$7.70 each (Octopus card)


Hong Kong Space Museum

10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Mon & Wed-Fri - 1 PM to 9 PM; Sat-Sun - 10 AM to 9 PM



Hong Kong Museum of Art

10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Closed Thu; Sat - 10 AM to 8 PM; Sun-Wed & Fri - 10 AM to 6 PM


Take MTR from Tsim Sha Tsui back to Causeway Bay station - 10 minutes - HK$9.5 each (Octopus card)


Day 10, Monday:

Take MTR from Causeway Baystation to Che Kung Temple station - 39 minutes - HK$12.50 each  (Octopus Card)


Hong Kong Heritage Museum

1 Man Lam Road, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong

By MTR: alight at Che Kung Temple Station and then a 5-minute walk or at Sha Tin Station and then a 15-minute walk.

Closed Thu; Sun - 10 AM to 7 PM; Mon & Wed-Sat - 10 AM to 6 PM

Map from MTR to museum


Take the MTR from Che Kung Temple station to the Shau Kei Wan station - 49 minutes - HK$14.80 each  (Octopus Card)


Hong Kong Museum of Costal Defence

175 Tung Hei Road, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong

Fri to Wed - 10 AM to 5 PM; closed Thu

15-minute walk following road signs from Exit B2 of Shau Kei Wan MTR Station.



Take the MTR from Shau Kei Wan station to Causeway Bay station - 14 minutes - HK$6.60 each (Octopus Card)


Day 11, Tuesday:

Rest day


Day 12, Wednesday:

Check out of hotel

Take a taxi from hotel to Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal (next to MTR Shueng Wan station) - 20 min - HK$50 + HK$5 per bag

Alternative is to take the MTR from Wan Chai to Shueng Wan - 7 minutes - HK$5 each

Take a ferry to Macau Island. HK$134 each, total HK$268

Every 15 minutes from 7 AM to midnight, trip is 1 hour on the Turbojet line

Can carry on one bag free,

check in one bag up to 40 KG (88 lbs.)

up to 44 lbs is HK$20 each

44 lbs to 66 lbs is HK$30 each

66lbs to 88 lbs is HK$40 each

max size is 760 mm x 560 mm x 280 mm (29.9 in x 22 in x 11 in)




Take hotel shuttle to hotel - free

Check into hotel

Holiday Inn Macau

Rua De Pequim 82-86, Macau SAR, China

1 king bed, nonsmoking, internet is extra, air conditioner - HK$637.50 per night for 2 nights, total - HK$1,466.26


Macau Grand Prix - .3 km (.19 mile)

Macau Cultural Centre - 1.5 km (.93 mile)

Macau Tower - 4 km (2.49 miles) - taxi for 20 MOP

Ruin's of Saint Paul Cathedral - 5 km (3.11 miles)

Macau Museum - 5 km (3.11 miles)

Macau Maritime Museum - 6 km (3.73 miles)

A-Ma Temple - 6 km (3.73 miles)

(or) Sofitel Macau at Point 16

Ruins at St. Paul's Cathedral - .5 miles

Senado Square - .5 miles

A-Ma Temple - 1 mile

Wine Museum - 2 km

King bed - $116.77 + $17.52 tax per night - $268.58


free shuttle to/from Macau Ferry Terminal - about 5 km


Walk to Senado Square


St. Paul's College  Cathedral ruins

Have lunch in the square




Take taxi to Ama Cultural Village and look around - MOP$ 13


10 MOP$ for first 1 km, 1 MOP$ for each 250 meters afterward

3 MOP$ for each luggage piece

8 AM to 6 PM

Find the statue of the Goddess A-Ma

Tour the Tian Hou Palace



Take taxi to Macau Tower - MOP$ 26

Mast climb - MOP$1,688 for Matt + Photo MOP$100 for total of MOP$1,788 (include certificate and t-shirt)

Bungee Jump - HK$2,088 for Matt (includes certificate, t-shirt, CD, DVD, Photo)

Mon-Thu 11 AM - 7:30 PM, Fri 11 AM - 9 PM, Sat-Sun 10 AM - 9 PM

Dinner Buffet in the 360 Cafe - MOP$288.


Take taxi back to hotel - MOP$20


Day 13, Thursday:

Take taxi from hotel to Macau Art Museum - MOP$14

Macau Art Museum

10 AM to 7 PM, closed Monday, MOP $5

The Macau Cultural Centre, Avenida Xian Xing Hai, s/n, Nape, Macau




Handover Gifts Museum of Macau

10 AM to 7 PM, closed Monday, free?

address: Aenida Xian Xing Hai, s/n, Nape, Macau




Walk to Macau Wine Museum

Macau Wine Museum

10 AM to 6 PM, closed on Tuesday, free

Address: Rua Luis Gonzaga Gomes 431, basement (Tourism Activities Centre-CAT).


Grand Prix Museum

10 AM to 6 PM, closed on Tuesday, free

Address: Rua Luis Gonzaga Gomes 431, basement (Tourism Activities Centre-CAT).


Take taxi to Maritime Museum - MOP$14

Maritime Museum

10 AM to 6 PM, closed on Tuesday, 10 patacas (Mon-Sat), 5 patacas (Sun)

address: Largo do Pagode da Barra, 1


Take taxi back to hotel - MOP$10


Day 14, Friday:

Checkout of hotel

Take free shuttle to ferry terminal

Take a ferry from Macau Island to Hong Kong, HK$142 each, total HK$284

Take taxi from ferry to hotel - HK$60

check into the Holiday Inn Express Causeway Bay Hong Kong

33 Sharp Street East, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

check in 2 PM, check out noon

Causeway Bay MTR Station - .1 km (3 min)

2 single beds, non-smoking, AAA rate, free internet, complimentary breakfast, air conditioning

HK$837 per night for 2 nights

total HK$1,841.40 with fees/taxes


(or) Check into MetroPark Hotel Kowloon

75 Waterloo Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong

1 Queen bed - 2 nights at $126.45 + $15.48 each night = $278.20

10 minute walk from Kowloon MTR station


Take MTR to Lantau Island for the Tung Chung station (last stop on the Tung Chung line) - 42 minutes - HK$18 each (Octopus Card)

Take cable car Ngong Ping 360

Journey of Enlightenment Package (crystal car) - HK$219 each


Visit Big Buddha at the Pao Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery & Ngong Ping Village

Take MTR back to hotel -  42 minutes - HK$18 each (Octopus Card)



Day 15, Saturday:

Visit items found while over there today.

Transportation Costs - HK$40

Admission Costs - HK$40



Day 16, Sunday:

check out of hotel

Take MTR from Causeway Bay to Hong Kong International Airport - HK$100 each  (Octopus Card)


United flight 862 from Hong Kong (HKG) to Houston, TX (IAH)

Departs HKG at 11:45 AM, arrives at 4:40 PM IAH, 17 hours and 55 minutes, 8835 miles

Stops in San Francisco, CA for plane change from a Boeing 747-400 to an Airbus A319





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