Tour a fishing town in Hong Kong as free-flowing waterways merge in synchronised movement. Despite the damages caused to the town following a fire in 2000, the ‘Venice of Hong Kong’ still stands tall as a favourite tourist destination for both locals and foreigners.
The Kwan Tai Temple
Tourists can set off on their cultural and historical excursions following their isolation at quarantine hotels in Hong Kong. The Kwan Tai Temple is located 35 minutes from Queen’s Road East, which is where Dorsett Wan Chai Hong Kong is located. Devoted to honouring the God of War and Righteousness, Kwan Tai, the temple is accessible to visitors on the western bank of the village.
Enjoy the Scenery
Sailing in a sampan is a must-have experience when visiting Hong Kong. It is also considered one of the best modes of transportation to explore Tai O. These boat rides usually last for 20 minutes and will take transport you to get a closer look at the daily life of the local people. If shopping is in the books for you during the ride, small shops beside the bus terminus will serve the need.
Unite with Nature
Catch glimpses of the beautiful white dolphins who have made Tai O their home. At the juncture where the river connects to the South China Sea lies the Yeung Hau Temple, the perfect sport for dolphin watching. Tourists fancy visiting this oceanic area where the Chinese white dolphins roam around freely. The magical view of these dolphins is quite the site for an Instagram-worthy post.
The Villages and Streets
Following the dolphin excursion, your sampan tour will then take you to the uninhabited western Tai O. Once reaching the land, tourists will have the opportunity to wander through the village streets of shops and stalls. The Tai O Market is your stop to pick up some bamboo hats and fans to beat the summer heat while browsing through the fresh, dried and salty fish.