Our tourist maps

Stéphanie's tips, local guide
Stéphanie's tips, local guide

When you think of Hong Kong the first thing that comes to mind are the huge skyscrapers and the impressive skyline. But Hong Kong is also a beautiful archipelago with many natural parks, charming villages and coastlines. And don't forget to pack your swimsuit because the islands are teeming with pretty beaches and great hiking trails that offer unique views of the bay. There seems to be a constant contrast between old and new. A battle of oriental and occidental influences that make Hong Kong one the most visited cities in the world. We've drawn up a list of different maps of Hong Kong to help you prepare your trip: A Regional Map to help you get a better idea of the area, an Attractions Map that will take you to all the unmissable spots and an Itinerary Map to help you choose which route to take. We've also included a bonus map of all of Hong Kong's secrets, written by our local guide.
Your holiday starts here... Discover our maps to plan your trip in the best possible way.

Region map

Hong Kong, formerly a British colony, is now attached to China and is the richest region in the country and one of the biggest financial hubs in the world. Hong Kong is a neutral zone that has a special status named "special administrative region". It also has its own operating system and currency as well as left-wheel driving (Chinese drive on the right hand side of the road).
Hong Kong is made up of over 260 islands and islets. The largest of them is Lantau Island, home to charming villages and tropical forests. The New Territories illustrate a more urban side of the city with impressive buildings and skyscrapers, however there are still several nature reserves and protected areas like the Sai Kung peninsula. The Kolwoon peninsula is the most populous urban area in the world and boasts towering buildings and a multicultural population. Hong Kong Island is home to green parks, skycrapers, Victoria Peak and lots of beaches including Shek O and Repulse Bay. Discover the local markets at the foot of the giant skyscrapers or admire the legendary ships dating back to the British colonial era. Hong Kong is a harmonious blend of modernity and authenticity.

Carte des régions HONG KONG

Overview of 4 tourist regions

photo Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong is the richest city in China and one of the planet's largest financial hubs, known worldwide for its impressive skyline. Take to the skies and head up to the highest point on the island, Victoria Peak. Take the Peak Tram and enjoy a picturesque ride up to the top where you'll be able to admire the wonderful views of Hong Kong Bay. Nearby, visit one of Hong Kong's oldest temples, dedicated to the gods of literature (Man) and war (Mo). The Man Mo Temple is based in the colorful district of Sheung Wan and attracts many tourists and worshippers. Sheung Wan is the heart of Chinese Hong Kong and offers plenty of craft shops, antique shops, food stalls and traditional apothecaries. Escape the noisy city and take a trip to Hong Kong Park for the day to stroll around the pond and playgrounds or visit the huge aviary and the 90 different bird species that live there! You'll find the best seafood in Aberdeen Harbour, where you can even dine on one of the famous floating boats. Ocean Park is also a great day out, this huge theme park is dedicated to the sea world with zoos, aquariums, attractions and spectacular shows.

photo Kowloon


The Kowloon Peninsula is the tourist heart of Hong Kong and is one of the most lively and cosmopolitan areas of the archipelago. Cultural activities include the Hong Kong Museum of History and the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, where you can learn all about the city's history. Take a stroll along the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade to admire the city's imposing skyline or discover Hong Kong's very own walk of fame. Avenue of the Stars runs along the waterfront and pays tribute to the Hong Kong cinema industry. Don't miss the spectacular laser light show that takes place every evening. And don't miss another of Hong Kong's highlights, the colourful Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin temple. Popularly known for granting one's wishes, this important place of worship attracts both locals and tourists. Mong Kok district is one of the most densely populated areas in Hong Kong. This lively neighbourhood is full of surprises where you can buy anything from dim sums to goldfish! As the sun goes down, the Temple Street Market opens up, inviting you to wander through the busy alleyways and purchase all sorts of trinkets or enjoy the street food. Ladies will also appreciate a visit to the Ladies'Market where you'll find plenty of women's apparel and accessories.
Take the legendary Ferry Star back to Hong Kong Island and admire the great views of one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

photo Lantau Island

Lantau Island

Lantau Island is the largest island in Hong Kong and is essentially made up of forests and national parks. Up north is a more urban area, in fact the international airport was built on an artificial island on the island's Northern coast. Don't forget to check in with Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disneyland. The famous theme park opened on this island in 2005!
Take the Ngong Ping 360 cable car from Tung Chung and glide over the island to enjoy beautiful views of Lantau Country Park. Don't miss a trip to the village of Tai O to admire the lovely stilt houses and wander around the street market. Also on the island, visit Ngong Ping Village and one of Hong Kong's most popular Buddhist temples, the Po Lin Monastery. Most of all, tourists come to admire the 110-foot bronze statue of the famous Tian Tan Buddha that overlooks the surrounding villages. If you're travelling in the area early June, don't miss the Dragon Boat Festival!

photo The New Territories

The New Territories

The city has launched major building projects in the area to try and resolve Hong Kong's housing problem. Despite the increasing urbanisation, the New Territories still offer protected nature reserves and national parks. A perfect opportunity to escape the city and enjoy a day out exploring the many hiking trails, sandy beaches and local villages.
Grab a good pair of walking shoes and head to Sai Kung Peninsula to discover the MacLehose Trail. This wonderful hiking trail will lead you through tropical jungles, exotic wildlife and virgin beaches. The New Territories are also part of the Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark, the largest nature reserve on the islands. Visit the Mai Po Nature Reserve and the Hong Kong Wetland Park to admire unusual birds. Make your way to Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park to explore the underwater world or enjoy the exceptional views and the impressive cliffs surrounding Yan Chau Tong Marine Park.

*According to the geographic breakdown of thetraveler.net

Attractions maps

Welcome to Hong Kong, the city of contrasts, where there is so much to do and see. This former British colony is home to many hidden treasures and unsuspected surprises. Discover the city’s colourful temples nestled between two skyscrapers, or wander through the bustling street markets. Enjoy an authentic Dim Sum experience in one of Hong Kong’s finest restaurants or, if you prefer seafood and fresh fish head to Aberdeen Harbour. Escape the city’s turmoil and climb up to Victoria Peak to admire one of the most beautiful bays in the world. There are plenty of must-see attractions in Hong Kong, including a memorable boat ride around the bay of Hong Kong aboard the legendary Star Ferry.
Lantau Island is home to small but charming villages that blend in with the tropical vegetation. A peaceful island where lies the Tian Tan Big Buddha. This magnificent bronze sculpture is the island’s main attraction and along with the famous stilt houses in Tai O village. This island is nothing like the modern metropolis. The archipelago is also teeming with beautiful hiking trails, especially in Sai Kung Bay in the New Territories where you can explore wild beaches and tropical forests.
Hong Kong is also a great family destination with plenty of theme parks and entertaining activities such as Ocean Park Aquarium and Disneyland.
So wait no longer to explore these beautiful islands.

Carte des incontournables HONG KONG

Routes and distances maps

Carte des incontournables HONG KONG

A map of Hong Kong’s secrets, written by our local guide

Carte des coins secrets de HONG KONG