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Your guide will meet you at the Central MTR station, where you’ll get ready to begin your neighborhood walking tour. Skipping crowds of tourists at popular sites, you’ll be directed to under-the-radar attractions like Statue Square, a picturesque remnant of British-rule with its bust of Queen Victoria.

Enrich your experience of the city with your guide’s insider knowledge. Learning about the art of feng shui and the everyday lives of real Hong Kong residents, you’ll discover the city’s overlooked gems with visits to Cat Street Market—a treasure trove of antiques—and authentic eateries. Get a taste of traditional culture by browsing through a Chinese medicine market and load up on local delicacies at the city’s fresh food stalls.

During this quirky, off-the-beaten-track 4-hour tour, you’ll also take a ride on one of the world’s longest escalators. Your walk will be topped off with a visit to Man Mo, a one-of-a-kind 19th-century Taoist temple dedicated to the gods of literature.

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With its spectacular skyline and legendary food scene, the former British colony of Hong Kong is one of Asia’s most beloved cities. But, this popular destination still holds some secrets. Skip the tourist sites on this insider’s walking tour, where you’ll discover eclectic neighborhoods like Statue Square and Cat Street Market—and get to know a side of the city that is usually reserved for locals.

  • An insider's walking tour of Hong Kong
  • Discover off-the-beaten-track markets, temples, and shops
  • Learn about the city's fascinating history from a local
  • Taste your way through authentic food stalls (own expense)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Walking tour of Hong Kong

Big Foot Tour is a great way to get oriented to Hong Kong. I have been on the tour twice with different family members and learned new things each time. Booking is easy and Ski and her team are very accommodating. Our guide on our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Must do walking tour- Amazing.

An amazing tour. Highly recommended. Celia pitched the tour perfectly - a combination of history, culture, food, insta gram photo opportunities, and a taste of local Hong Kong. By far the best part of our 5 days spent in Hong Kong. You really seemed to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The Best Way to Start Your Visit to Hong Kong!

One of the best things that we did in our travels to Hong Kong was to go on a walking tour of the city run by Big Foot Tour. Our guide, Maggie, a native to the region was outstanding! She met us right at our...More

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BigFootTour_HK, Owner at Big Foot Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Jack D. We are very flattered by your kind words! At Big Foot Tour, we love doing all we can to ensure that our guests have great tour experiences in Hong Kong. This is why we keep our private tour itinerary entirely flexible,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great day in Hong Kong

I highly recommend a tour with Big Foot while in Hong Kong. We had an excellent tour guide, Ivan, who was really able to instill a large amount of knowledge and history about the area in a small amount of time. Most impressive, was that...More

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BigFootTour_HK, Owner at Big Foot Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Egangauntt. Ivan had a brilliant time showing all of you around too! In fact, he enjoyed sharing with you the intricate architecture of Chinese temples as well as introducing Hong Kong's yummy local food, from our famous tea and coffee mix to a...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Such a great way to be immersed in the real Hong Kong

The 4 hour walking tour with Maggie was the highlight of our stay in Hong Kong. Family of 4 including 2 teenagers, there was something for everyone. The history and cultural insights from a local guide had a real impact on our kids. Such a...More

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BigFootTour_HK, Owner at Big Foot Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you, Bill E. We always love a chance to show a different side of Hong Kong, even for frequent travellers. Beyond tourist attractions and fancy shopping malls, we hope our guests can experience how it feels like to be living in Hong Kong through...More

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