Hong Kong is a territory with a unique cross–cultural between the Orient and the West with a more dynamic pace of life than ever. Not only famous for one of the Asia’s fastest growing economy, Hong Kong is also a great destination for tourists. Coming to Hong Kong, you will be overwhelmed when admire the modern skyscrapers, bustling shopping streets and brightly harbors at night. Here is an itinerary with tips for Hong Kong and Macau trip for 5 days 4 nights that Living Nomads has prepared for you to experience and discover many great things! So, what to do and how to spend 5 days in Hong Kong and Macau? Let’s check it out our suggested Hong Kong Macau 5 days itinerary (5 days itinerary in Hong Kong and Macau, Hong Kong Macau itinerary 5 days 4 nights) to find out the answer!
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Hong Kong Macau 5 days itinerary — Day 1: Spend the whole day to playing at Hong Kong Disneyland
Disneyland in Hong Kong is an indispensable destination for young people and families with children. Although Disneyland Hong Kong is the smallest theme park in the world, it is still invested and built on a large scale and has many interesting Chinese characteristics. This has made Disneyland Hong Kong attract not only a large number of international visitors but also domestic tourists.
Entering the fairy land of Disneyland, you can easily meet your favorite cartoon characters such as Mickey & Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Lilo & Stitch or Elsa in the famous movie “Frozen”, etc…
Hong Kong Disneyland has 7 thematic areas around Disney movies includes: Main Street, USA, Fantasyland, Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Grizzly Gulch, Mystic Point and Toy Story Land. And below are the games and rides you should definitely try at least 1 time at Hong Kong Disneyland:
You will enjoy the extreme excitement of riding a roller coaster in the dark with the ride of Hyperspace Mountain.
Iron Man Experience
This is the first Marvel themed game at Hong Kong Disneyland! At Iron Man Experience, you will discover Tony Stark’s new inventions and take a 3D simulation trip based on famous scenes of Hong Kong. Interesting is not it?
Festival of the Lion King
You should not miss the re–present of the “Lion King” movie classic of all time. The Festival of the Lion King lasts 30 minutes, with great songs performed by excellent singers and actors. They will transform into characters in the movie, which will surely bring interesting things to the audience.
Show time: 12pm, 2pm, 4:30pm and 6pm
Location: At Adventureland.
Sleeping Beauty’s Castle
Sleeping Beauty Castle has a magnificent design with towering towers and beautiful blue roofs. The castle is where interesting activities such as parades and fireworks display every night. So do not forget to come here and take souvenir photos!
5 days itinerary in Hong Kong and Macau — Day 2
Dragon’s Back and the AquaLuna Evening Cruise
Not only known for its modern lifestyle, Hong Kong is also known for its beautiful natural scenery. Living Nomads recommends that you should hiking on the Dragon’s Back Trail to see many wild natural areas. From the top of the mountain, you can watch the vast blue ocean. Next, the trail will lead you down to the beautiful white sands of Tai Long Bay.
Enjoy Under Bridge Spicy Crab
At the end of the hiking, treat yourself to a delicious and nutritious meal at Under Bridge Wan Chai. Here, you will enjoy the famous Under Bridge Spicy Crab, which is cooked with a signature sauce and many other specialties such as Tegillarca granosa with chilli sauce and black beans, ginger and garlic mussels and rice noodles, Chinese salt and pepper fish, etc…
Address: G / F–3 / F, Ascot Mansion, 421–425 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (Causeway Bay MTR Station, Exit C)
Opening hours: 11:30 am – 5:30 am
Aqualuna Evening Cruise
When night falls, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Hong Kong at night which very brilliant and sparkling on the Aqualuna cruise. The boat will take you across Victoria Harbour and stop at the spot for you to easily see the famous light show “Symphony of Lights”.
Yum Cha – The feast of tea and dim sum
This is considered the elegant culinary culture of Hong Kong that no one can ignore, especially for dimsum lovers.
Coming to Yum Cha restaurant, you will be able to eat traditional dim sum dishes with delicious flavors presented in a lovely style, heading straight to Yum Cha to take a look and taste the worthy and lovely dim sum dishes, for example, the birds in this super cute cage!
Address: Nan Fung Tower, 2 / F, Nan Fung Place, 173 Des Voeux Rd Central, Central, Hong Kong
- Central Branch: Monday – Friday: 11:30 am – 11:00 pm (closed from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm / Saturday: 11:30 am – 11:00 pm (closed from 4:00 am PM – 6:00 PM) / Sundays and Public Holidays: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM (closed from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM), Dinner from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM.
- Tsim Sha Tsui Branch: Monday – Friday: 11:30 am – 11:00 pm (closed from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) / Saturday: 11:30 am – 11:00 pm (closed from 4pm) : 30 pm–6:00pm / Sunday and Public Holidays: 11:00 am–11:00pm (closed from 4:30 pm–6:00pm), Dinner from 6:00 pm–11pm.
Hong Kong Macau itinerary 5 days 4 nights — Day 3
Whether you have more or less time in Hong Kong, you must go to The Peak. Standing on The Peak, you can see the entire skyscrapers, vibrant urban areas below and Victoria Harbour. You can choose to take a scenic walk or take the tram at The Peak Tram to save time while still experiencing many interesting things.
Address: Mid-Levels, Hong Kong
Phone: +852 2849 0668 (The Peak Tower) / +852 2522 0922 (The Peak Tram) / +852 2849 4113 (The Peak Galleria)
Must-try dishes you can not miss that Living Nomads recommends:
Italian Gelato at Oddies Foodies
Opening time: 12:30PM – 10PM from Monday to Sunday
Address: Ground Floor, 45 Gough Street, Central
This is a colorful cheese toast only available in Hong Kong, perfect for checking-in photos on Instagram and Facebook.
The Peak Shop
Opening hours: 11AM – 10PM from Monday – Sunday
Address: Shop G11, ground floor, The Peak Tower, 128 Peak road, The Peak
Street Art Tour
This is an opportunity for you to enjoy unique art paintings and learn more about the artworks and talented artists.
Ngong Ping 360
Sitting on the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, you can admire the South China Sea and enjoy the peaceful natural scenery of Lantau Island and the Tian Tan Buddha (Great Buddha).
Location: Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Opening hours: 10AM – 6PM from Monday to Friday / 9AM – 6:30PM for Saturday and Sunday
Book with Klook, you can redeem your voucher to access Klook’s exclusive entrance!
5 days in Hong Kong and Macau — Day 4
After having fun and playing all in Hong Kong, we can take a ferry to continue exploring Macau.
If you have not had the opportunity to set foot in Italy, do you know you can still experience gondola ride in Macau? Coming to the Venetican resort, you will be able to visit the imitation canal system of San Luca, Marco Polo and Grand Canal as in Venice, and will also be gondola rowers in classic striped shirt and papyrus hat who sailing along the canals and singing very romantic songs.
Address: 3rd floor, The Venetican Macao Hotel, Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Macau.
Opening hours: Grand Canal: 11AM – 10PM / Marco Polo: 11AM – 10PM / San Luca: 11AM – 7PM.
Don’t forget to explore Macau tower – the 11th highest tower in the world. And if you are an adventurous lover, this place is really for you because you will have the opportunity to experience bungee jumping from a height of 233m.
Opening hours: 10 am – 9 pm Monday through Friday / 9am – 9pm weekends and holidays
How to get there: Take a taxi or any bus number: 9A, 18, 21, 23, 32 and 26
Giant Golden Reel Ferris Wheel
In addition, you can also see all of Macau with the experience of the world’s first 8 Ferris wheel operating at a height of 425 feet above the ground.
Address: Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau
Opening hours: 12PM –8PM From Monday to Friday / 11AM – 9PM on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
Portuguese egg tarts
Coming to Hong Kong, you have to try the famous egg tarts. This is a signature Portuguese egg tarts because the Portuguese brought the recipe to Macau during their colonial period. The egg tart is light fragrant, fluffy cust, and caramel sauce is delicious!
Lord Stow’s Bakery
Address: 1 Rua do Tassara, Coloane, Macau
Phone number: +853 2888 2534
Opening time: 7AM – 8PM
Hong Kong Macau 5 days itinerary — Day 5
Besides Disneyland, Hong Kong also has Ocean Park. This is the largest marine park in the world so it is suitable for children who want to learn more about marine life.
Yung Kee Restaurant In Central
Roasted duck is also a traditional dish of Hong Kong people. You can visit Yung Kee restaurant to enjoy the taste of this famous dish and many other types of dimsum.
Address: 32-40 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
Opening hours: 11AM – 23:30PM from Monday to Sunday
If you want to experience dimsum like a native, you should try the “Social Dim Sum Breakfast” which is also very interesting.
Now you have a specific itinerary for 5 days in Hong Kong and Macau (5 days itinerary in hong kong and macau, Hong Kong Macau 5 days itinerary, Hong Kong Macau itinerary 5 days 4 nights). So why hesitate any longer, hurry to plan a trip to Hong Kong and Macau this year!
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- Macau Sightseeing Day Tour (Hong Kong/Macau Departure)
- iVenture Hong Kong and Macau Attractions Pass
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- Hong Kong TramOramic Tour
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