Get a glimpse into the real side of Hong Kong—just like the locals—as you explore the fascinating markets and districts of Kowloon. An integral part of daily life in Hong Kong, walk the streets and visit the stores and markets shopped by generations of its citizens.
With your guide, begin the afternoon among the gorgeous bouquets of the Flower Market. A blossom-lined street boasting the day’s freshest stems, the more than 50 stalls along this urban strip smell of honeysuckles and cherry buds. To escape the bustle of the city, stop at nearby serene Yuen Po Street Bird Garden, and listen to the sounds of the songbirds.
Continue on to the Ladies Market to test out your haggling skills or simply take in the frenetic market setting within Mong Kok—the world's most densely populated neighborhood. Then stroll past produce-packed Yau Ma Tei before arriving at the famous Jade Market. With more than 400 merchants, discover why locals believe jade wards off health hazards, and even learn how to tell real jade from imitation gems.
Your final stop brings you to Temple Street, home to the city's busiest flea market, where you can shop to your heart's content.