Private Half Day Local Markets Hopper and Foodie Tour in Hong Kong

Private Half Day Local Markets Hopper and Foodie Tour in Hong Kong
Food, Wine & Nightlife > Food Tours > Culinary & Gourmet Tour
$80.14
Duration: 4 hours
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Want to explore our fascinating markets?  Also want to eat like a local?  If your time is not affordable to do it one by one, come and join us now. We combine several of our most lively markets and food samplings on this tour, so you can enjoy fun from both with moderate amount of walking and food tastings.   In the next 3.5 hours, our friendly local guide will regale you with the information of the markets, share fun facts with you and also learn more of Hong Kong’s food culture and history of development.   Let us take you from the main street restaurants to the alleyway hidden small local food stalls to try our local delicacies which have won the heart of Hong Kong locals.

 

  • Our friendly local guide will meet you at your hotel and take MTR to Prince Edward together
  • We will start our tour with a tasty sampling dim sum meal at a little cozy Dim Sum restaurant. “Dim sum” – literally means “touch your heart”, are mostly “snack-sized” portion, served in a small bamboo containers, eaten together with Chinese tea.
  • After filling our stomachs with these lovely dim sum, it’s time to kick this tour off on a fragrant note at the Flower Market, a jungle of colorful flowers, fragrant scents and luck-bringing houseplants spread out over 50 shops, it’s the perfect introduction to the markets in Kowloon.
  • Right next to the fragrant Flower Market is the sonorous Yuen Po Street Bird Garden, a charming Chinese-style garden where you will hear melodious chirping from the hundreds of birds in more than 70 songbird stalls. You will see the elderlies carry their beloved birdies in intricate cages. 
  • We’ll head on over Fa Yuen Street – a popular non-touristy local street market where vendors sell bargain-priced clothes, bags, accessories and other household items. If you’re not up for bargaining, it’s still tons of fun to experience the atmosphere of the market.
  • Near the Fa Yuen Street market is the Gold Fish market – with shops devoted to the raising of various kinds of gold fish, from the weird looked gold fish to the colorful tropical species, you will also impress the saltwater aquarium setups with coral. While we are by-passing the Gold Fish market, we will stop at two family-run tasting food stalls featuring Hong Kong’s classic food which may include samples of Sweet Tofu dessert (very silky smooth tofu with sweet syrup) and the marvelous fresh baked egg tarts or pineapple buns from the local bakery.
  • In between our tastings, we will stop by an iconic wet market that offer a blast to the past.
  • While we are in this bustling corner, our local guide will let you to have a sample tastings of various sorts of skewers and mini egg puffs or some local street snacks that you won’t even know what they are (but they are all safe to try).
  • Our last stop will be the most popular open air market – Ladies Market. It offers products and souvenirs for everybody nowadays from T-shirts, watches, clocks, handbags, DVD, I Pod/I phone covers etc.  Some stalls don’t have products but only catalog of luxury brands of handbags or watches but please be aware that these are fake watches and handbags and because it’s illegal selling, so they cannot put their watches or handbags there
  • After your tour is finished, our tour guide will keep you accompanied and return to your hotel.

 

Want to explore our fascinating markets?  Also want to eat like a local?  If your time is not affordable to do it one by one, come and join us now. We combine several of our most lively markets and food samplings on this tour, so you can enjoy fun from both with moderate amount of walking and food tastings.   In the next 3.5 hours, our friendly local guide will regale you with the information of the markets, share fun facts with you and also learn more of Hong Kong’s food culture and history of development.   Let us take you from the main street restaurants to the alleyway hidden small local food stalls to try our local delicacies which have won the heart of Hong Kong locals.