5 of the best bus routes to ride for amazing views of Hong Kong


Hong Kong is easily one of the most convenient cities in the world with our bus services are definitely most worthy of applause, covering almost every corner in Hong Kong from busy business districts to hilly terrains. While there's still no hope to travel, why not turn to our bus ride for an affordable sightseeing tour across the city instead? Just carry your Octopus card and you are good to go! 

 

Sunset over Victoria Harbor
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Central Pier 5 to The Peak (Bus 15)  

Want to find a place to enjoy the city and the sunrise? Take bus No. 15 at Central Pier 5 and cross the winding and steep roads, rising from skyscrapers to the mountains, where you can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of the Hong Kong skyline and the bright yellow sun in the morning. The entire bus journey takes approximately 40 minutes. After arriving at The Peak, alight the bus and head to the lookout point to enjoy the magnificent scenery.


 east of island
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Central (Macau Ferry) to Siu Sai Wan (Bus 788) 

There are many buses on the Eastern Corridor Highway, but for a shorter ride, we recommend taking bus No. 788. The bus departs from Macau Ferry Terminal in Sheung Wan along the north coast of Hong Kong Island, and then arrives at Siu Sai Wan. Sit down and be attracted by the magnificent urban landscape in front of you, with a sweeping view of Victoria Harbour and Kowloon Island on your left. On a clear day, you can even catch a glimpse of landmarks such as Lion Rock and K11 Musea and the International Business Center.


Tai Tam Harbour
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Shau Kei Wan (via Cape D'Aguilar) to Shek O (Bus 9) 

If you want a change of scenery, you can take bus No. 9 from Shau Kei Wan to the outskirts of Shek O. You can overlook Tai Tam Bay  with surrounding mountains in sight. After arriving at Shek O, get ready to marvel at the magnificent view of Shek O Beach and the small islands  lying out the coast. To make the best of your trip, spend a day exploring the history and culture of Shek O Village before taking the same bus home!
Lantau Island
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Tung Chung Tat Tung Road Bus Terminus to Ngong Ping (Bus 23)  

Departing from Tat Tung Road Bus Terminus, Tung Chung, Bus No. 23 follows the winding and beautiful road along the southern edge of Lantau Island to Ngong Ping, where the Big Buddha is located. Surrounded by the tranquility of the green mountains, the South China Sea and the outlying islands, revel in the idyllic  countryside. Once you arrive at the destination, visit the Po Lin  Monastery  and the Big Buddha while enjoying the magnificent view from all sides. Oh, and don’t forget to wave to the friendly cows roaming the area!
Deep Water Bay and Repulse Bay
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Central (Exchange Square) to Stanley Village (Bus 260) 

Planning your next weekend getaway? why not take No. 260 bus to Stanley and experience a scenic road trip to explore the cultural heritage of the idyllic seaside village? The bus departs from the bustling Central, winding along the coastal roads of Repulse Bay and Deep Water Bay, and arrives at Stanley Village. Ride on a double-decker bus and enjoy unparalleled sea views of the city’s famous port and coast. Sunlit beaches, crystal clear waters and lush greenery-isn’t this a great opportunity to escape from the city madness?

 

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Reference:

  1. https://www.scmp.com/yp/discover/news/hong-kong/article/3070751/5-best-bus-routes-ride-amazing-views-hong-kong
  2. https://www.hongkongextras.com/scenic_bus.html
  3. https://www.timeout.com/hong-kong/things-to-do/the-best-scenic-bus-rides-in-hong-kong

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