If you’re visiting Hong Kong and nature is your Eden; your sanctuary to find solace, the core of your motivation to plough through in life, Kadoorie Farm and Botanical Gardens should be definitely on the top of your list as it is the conglomerate of epic scenery, lush spread of wild life and exotic array of flora. Not adhering to the strict definition of what a ‘farm’ should consist of, this space also encompasses grown crops, reared chickens and pigs, botanical gardens, aviaries, cages and enclosures protecting wild fauna that have been rescued and that are being looked after.
Cut into the north slopes of Hong Kong’s highest mountain – Tai Mo Shan, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden is nestled in a valley in the central New Territories of north of Kowloon and west-northwest of Tai Po. Exploring this wide range will require you to walk for quite some time and also trudge uphill or one also has the option of taking the bus shuttle. The highest places here are Kwun Yam Shan and the Kadoorie Brothers’ Memorial Pavilion. Though this requires strenuous walking, the scenery that awaits you at the end is spectacular and breathtaking.
The captive animals are friendly but discretion is needed if you plan to have a close encounter with them. The wild life is rampant outside in their specific enclosures. Various kinds of reptiles, fish, leopard cat, Hong Kong Newts, flamingos and ducks also can be spotted in little pools around the area. Kadoorie Farm and Botanical Gardens was set up to promote greater environmental awareness and a higher social conscienceless and thus it receives local visitors and promotes green practises.
Hotels in Hong Kong are a perfect and organized as their public transport system. Making sure it fits every budget and supports different holiday packages, any hotel Hong Kong will deliver fine service, succulent meals and modern and classy amenities. Eaton Hotel Hong Kong is conveniently located in the center of the commercial and business hub of Hong Kong. It provides easy access to the traveller, reducing travel time as the railway station and many of the city’s hotspots are all just minutes away.