Hong Kong has one of the most incredible skylines in the world with sweeping panoramic views. Sky Terrace 428 is named after its height above the sea level and offering a stunning 360-degrees panoramic view across Hong Kong. The Peak Tram sky pass is the only way to truly experience the beauty of Hong Kong. The return ticket for adults HK$99 and kids/Senior citizens HK$47. One can use the Octopus card for the train ride. The one side ride is around 10 min to reach The Peak. check my experience while on Peak Tram – Click here
Sky Terrace 428 has a ticket of HK$52. The “Hong Kong Sky Tour” is an interactive audio tour available in six languages. Simply connect the free Wifi and scan the designated QR code at Sky Terrace 428 to start the tour. It takes you to explore Hong Kong’s architecture, neighbourhoods, culture and history while you enjoy the spectacular views of Hong Kong. The peak tower also has Peak Market, a Shopping mall with a lot of restaurants and coffee shops.
Peak has various attractions which include Sky Terrace 428, Madam Tussauds, The Peak Circle Walk of around 3.5km with a scenic walk at Victoria Peak. Lugard road is the most popular one which lies around 400m above sea level in a semi-circular shape and wraps around the Peak to form a circuit. The Peak Circle Walk was built in 1913-14, this road is named after Hong Kong’s 14th governor, Sir Fredrick Lugard.
Nearby the Peak Lower terminus, there are some more attractions like Hongkong Park, HK Zoological & Botanical garden too.
How to reach ” Sky Terrace 428 ” :
From MTR Central station, make your way to the J2 exit and walk up to the ground level. 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. Take the Peak Tram from the Peak Tram Lower Terminus on Garden Road. The Tram departs every 10 ~ 15 min.
Travel Tips: Peak hours on weekdays 4 PM ~ 7 PM and weekends will be largely crowded. On a Saturday, it took me more than two hours long in the queue to reach the tram.
Visited on March 10th, 2018
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