Private Kowloon Michelin-Guide Street Food & Culture Tour

Overview

Explore Kowloon, the gritty, neon-lit underbelly of Hong Kong, on this private walking tour. Start at Sham Shui Po to discover the best street foods like dumplings, tofu pudding, and rice noodle rolls, then stop by a local bakery that has made its way into the Michelin Guide. Gain insight into the lives of real people of Hong Kong living outside the glamorous districts of Central and Tsim Sha Tsui.

Highlights

  • Discover the best food in Hong Kong on a walking tour of Sham Shui Po
  • Sample local delicacies like dumplings, tofu pudding, pastries, and more
  • Gain insight into the real Hong Kong and discuss local issues
  • Enjoy a personalized experience with a private guide

Key Information

Important Information

• This tour is not wheelchair-accessible nor suitable for those with mobility issues • Participants must be able to walk 5 miles (8 km) at a reasonable pace • Participants must be aged 16 or older (younger children may be allowed to join with a parent's permission) • This is a private tour; only your group will participate

Description

As the sun and the humidity both go down, Hong Kong comes to life! Take a private night tour of Kowloon, affectionately known as the “dark side” of Hong Kong, and see the city at its grittiest and most captivating. Over the course of this insightful food tour, we will undertake an in-depth exploration of Kowloon, discovering Michelin-guide street food, immersing ourselves in the local culture, and learning about Kowloon’s history. You’ll meet your private guide in Kowloon, and head straight for Sham Shui Po's best street food. Start off with a delectable serving of freshly made pork and leek dumplings, which are thought to bring prosperity to those who eat them. Next, you’ll head to a spot that's been in business since 1893, for a portion of smooth tofu pudding topped with sugar. Continue on to a local bakery that's also found its way into the Michelin Guide, where you can choose from various delights like steamed sugar cakes and fried sesame-seed balls. Complete the tour with another Michelin-recommended eatery, where you can sample a rice noodle roll (cheong fun) doused in various sauces. As you walk around Sham Shui Po, listen to commentary from your guide about how life is for the majority of Hong Kong’s people outside the fancy districts of Central and Tsim Sha Tsui. As you discuss the housing crisis, costs, and standards of living for regular Hong Kongers, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the Hong Kong people as well as the food.

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