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MAGICAL TAI O FISHING VILLAGE

Image by Joseph Chan

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tai Chung Bridge and Sun Ki Bridge

  • Local street food

  • Dolphin sightseeing boat tour

  • Fresh local donuts

  • Heritage Hotel 

  • Kung Fu Ground Zero

  • Stinky yet delicious shrimp paste

Explore the enchanting Tai O fishing village in Hong Kong and immerse yourself in a unique cultural experience. Nestled on the western coast of Lantau Island, Tai O offers a captivating glimpse into the traditional way of life in Hong Kong's fishing communities.

Embark on a journey through time as you wander the narrow alleyways of this picturesque village. Marvel at the stilt houses that line the waterfront, a sight that is both nostalgic and mesmerizing. As you explore, you will encounter friendly locals going about their daily routines, further enriching your understanding of their customs and traditions.

 

Image by DAVID TANG
Image by You Le

Discover the vibrant marketplace, where you can sample a variety of local delicacies and fresh seafood. Taste the flavors of Tai O as you savor mouthwatering street food, such as the famous Tai O shrimp paste.

 

Engage with the bustling atmosphere, and let your senses be tantalized by the aromas and vibrant colors of the market.

For a truly immersive experience, hop on a boat and take a leisurely ride through the village's intricate network of waterways. As you glide along, you will witness the unique way of life that revolves around the water. Observe skilled fishermen casting their nets and see how their livelihood is intertwined with the surrounding natural environment.

 

Make your way to the Tai O Heritage Hotel, a beautifully restored colonial building that offers a glimpse into Tai O's rich history. Uncover the stories of the village's past, and appreciate the efforts made to preserve its cultural heritage.

Capture the beauty of Tai O through your lens, as the village provides countless opportunities for stunning photographs. From the captivating stilt houses to the serene waterways, every corner of Tai O is a photographer's dream.

Whether you are a history enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a unique cultural experience, a tour of Tai O fishing village is a must-do when visiting Hong Kong. Immerse yourself in the charm and authenticity of this hidden gem and create memories that will last a lifetime.

 

POINTS TO NOTE:

  • This is an English only speaking tour

  • Cost includes the cost of the ferry to and from Tai O  

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