The 4th Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Asia Pacific Rim Meeting

June 27-30, 2016 | The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Tour

Hong Kong is an international city with many wonderful attractions and a convenient public transport system. It is easy to take self-guided tours through MTR or buses. Bus sightseeing tours, such as Big Bus Tours and Rickshaw Sightseeing Buses, are another way to see the city. Guided tours are also available.


Recommended Tour Destinations:

  • The Peak on a clear day/night - Get a 360-degree view of Hong Kong Island by taking a 1-hour walk around one of Hong Kong's peaks. The city will light up on a clear night.
  • Walk in Central and Sheung Wan - Catch intriguing glimpses of daily life in Hong Kong with a stroll through time in the historical yet modernised areas of Central and Sheung Wan.
  • Ngong Ping 360 (cable car ride) and the Big Buddha on Lantau Island - View the natural beauty of Lantau Island and the 34 metres (111 feet 6.5 inches) high Big Buddha while on a 50-minutes round-trip cable car ride.
  • Scenic bus ride to and from Stanley - See one of the most beautiful views in Hong Kong on the bus to and from Stanley, the southern part of Hong Kong Island (from Central).
  • Star Ferry at night & 8pm light show on the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront - See one of the most famous skylines in the world accompanied with music and a laser light show across the harbour.
  • Hong Kong Disneyland - Discover the Lands of Disney. Step into six lands based on stories of the Wild West, Toy Story, fantasy, adventure, space and Americana. In each land, enjoy the high-quality rides, meet your favorite Characters, and watch amazing Broadway-style shows.
  • Hong Kong Oean Park - Opened in 1977, Ocean Park Hong Kong is a marine-life theme park featuring animal exhibits, thrill rides and shows. In 2012, its impressive ability to offer guests a world-class experience that blends entertainment with education and conservation was confirmed when it became the first Asian winner of the biannual Applause Award, the most prestigious award in the amusement and theme park industry.
  • Chi Lin Nunnery and the Nan Lian Garden - Experience a large structure renovated in the style of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), its Buddhist treasures, and lotus ponds and a 3.5 hectares (2.5 acres) Garden in which everything has been placed purposefully.
  • Sai Kung scenery and seafood - Stroll on the seaside and eat fresh seafood in Sai Kung in northeastern Hong Kong.
  • The Hong Kong Museum of History - See interesting, original artefacts and learn about Hong Kong and South China's history, archaeology, ethnography, and natural histories.
  • Hong Kong Cultural Centre (Performing Arts Centre) or Hong Kong City Hall for a performance - Take in a world-class concert at one of these venues.

Note: All public transportation signs and street signs are available in both English and Chinese. If you plan to take the taxi, please get your destinations written in Chinese at your hotel reception desk. Please also carry your hotel name written in Chinese if you wish to find your way back to the hotel by taxi.