Geographical Distribution

Hong Kong is divided into 3 different locations Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Territories. Whole of Hong Kong consist of 18 districts which also includes small and big Islands. Schools are located in almost all the places in Hong Kong.

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Weather

pleasant breezes, plenty of sunshine, comfortable temperatures

cloudier, temperatures to drop, occasional cold fronts followed by dry northerly winds

very pleasant, occasional spells of high humidity, Fog and drizzle, reduced visibility

hot and humid with occasional showers and thunderstorms, temperatures often exceed 31 Degree C, fine dry spell in July

most likely to be affected by tropical cyclones, On average, about 30 tropical cyclones form in the western North Pacific or China Seas every year

Severe weather phenomena that can affect Hong Kong include tropical cyclones, strong winter and summer monsoon, monsoon troughs, and thunderstorms with associated squalls

About 80 percent of the rain falls

usually the wettest months

usually the driest months


Land Transportation

You have Several Buses run by several companies. There are Mini Buses, MTR , Light Rail (Run by MTR), Trams covering all parts of Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Territories.

KMB, City bus and New World First bus Operate between Hong Kong, Kowloon and New Territories following are the links where you can find all the information on route numbers, maps, stops and fare.

http://www.kmb.hk/en/

http://www.nwstbus.com.hk/

Long win Bus operates between North Lantau Island and Airport

http://www.lwb.hk/en/

New Lantau bus Operates on Lantau Island

http://www.newlantaobus.com/main.html

Mini- Bus/ Public Light Buses 16 seater, Fixed Route, with a Fixed Fare, Once all the seats are occupied no passenger will be allowed to board the bus until one is available.

http://www.minibus.hk/ (chinese website) can take the help of Google translate

Suggested Mobile Applications

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.studiokuma.businfo.android.pro&hl=en

MTR is well connected to all the corners of Hong Kong

There are 10 different MTR routes/ Lines, you can interchange to different routes/ Lines at some stations. In order to change to a different line you need to walk a distance within MTR sometimes and sometimes you even need to come out of one station gate by swiping your ticket and swipe your ticket again to get into another line.

Light rail facility is available in New Territory. Light Rail connected via MTR stations are Yuen Long, Tin Shui Wai, Siu Hong and Tuen Mun.

you can use your Octopus to further your travel to light rail or MTR feeder buses at no Extra cost.

please note there are MTR feeder buses which actually linked with MTR trains. if you are travelling on feeder bus to take the MTR to further your travel or vise versa you will only pay for MTR and feeder bus and the light Rail charge will be free. But remember you still need to swipe your Octopus to make and entry.

http://www.mtr.com.hk/en/customer/main/index.html

Suggested Mobile Applications

http://www.mtr.com.hk/en/customer/services/mtr_mobile.html

Trams service is only available in Hong Kong Island from one end of East side 'Shau Kei Wan' to another end of west side 'Kennedy Town'.  there are 6 Tram Routes. This the only cheapest mode of transport till date.

  1. Western Market - Shau Kei Wan
  2. Kennedy town - Shau Kei Wan
  3. Kennedy Town - Happy Valley
  4. Happy Valley - Shau Kei Wan
  5. Shek Tong Tsui - Causeway Bay
  6. Shek Tong Tsui - North Point

Fixed Fare

Adult - HK$2.30, Child - HK$1.20, Senior Citizen - HK$1.10, 4-Day Pass - HK$34, Monthly Ticket - HK$200

Source : https://www.hktramways.com/

Suggested Mobile Applications

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hktramways.tram&hl=en

  • always pay by Octopus
  • If paying by cash Always carry the exact change as the bus driver will not be in position to pay the change back
  • Please be aware of a red button on the hand rail of the bus which need to be pressed before the upcoming bus stop if you need to get down.
  • check for the seat availability on the minibus before you swipe your octopus card.
  • understand clearly which stop you need to get down before you board the bus. Note the bus will not stop in all the bus stops until someone want to get down or if someone waiting to get on the bus.
  • Octopus card is the best way to pay your transportation and most of the branded convince store (Welcome, ParknShop, 7Eleven, Circle K, McDonald, KFC etc.)accept them (Taxi's doesn't accept Octopus card). there are 3 kinds of Octopus cards Adult (12-64) , Child (Age 3-11) , Elderly (age of 65 or above). Octopus card is a prepaid card with a deposit value of HK$50. There are many kinds to choose from. Octopus cards can be purchased at any of the MTR stations and cash can be filled.For more information you can visit the weblink ( http://www.octopus.com.hk/ )

Ferry

There are number of ferries available in Hong Kong which connect to different Islands and also lot to choose for recreational/ Sightseeing.

North Point - Hung Hom

North Point - Kowloon City

North Point - Kwun Tong

Central - Tsim Sha Tsui

Wan Chai - Tsim Sha Tsui

Sai Wan Ho - Sam Ka Tsuen

Sai Wan Ho - Kwun Tong

Central - Cheung Chau

Central - Mui Wo

Central - Peng Chau (including special departures between Peng Chau and Hei Ling Chau)

Central - Yung Shue Wan

Central - Sok Kwu Wan

Tuen Mun - Tung Chung - Sha Lo Wan - Tai O

Peng Chau - Mui Wo - Chi Ma Wan - Cheung Chau

Aberdeen - Pak Kok Tsuen - Yung Shue Wan

Aberdeen - Sok Kwu Wan (via Mo Tat)

Central - Discovery Bay

Discovery Bay - Mui Wo

Ma Wan - Central

Ma Wan - Tsuen Wan

North Point - Joss House Bay

Sam Ka Tsuen - Tung Lung Island

Ma Liu Shui - Tung Ping Chau

Tap Mun - Wong Shek Pier

Ma Liu Shui - Tap Mun

Sha Tau Kok - Kat O

Wong Shek Pier - Wan Tsai (Nam Fung Wan)/Chek Keng

Aberdeen - Mo Tat

Mo Tat - Sok Kwu Wan

Aberdeen/Stanley - Po Toi Island

Peng Chau/Trappist Monastery - Discovery Bay

Cheung Chau Public Pier - Sai Wan

Aberdeen - Ap Lei Chau

  • Ferry service will be suspended if the Typhoon Signal no. 8 or the Black Rainstorm Signal is up
  • Take a note of First and Last Ferry running between the designated piers
  • Almost all the ferry companies accept octopus
  • Octopus card is the best way to pay your transportation and most of the branded convince store (Welcome, ParknShop, 7Eleven, Circle K, McDonald, KFC etc.)accept them (Taxi's doesn't accept Octopus card). there are 3 kinds of Octopus cards Adult (12-64) , Child (Age 3-11) , Elderly (age of 65 or above). Octopus card is a prepaid card with a deposit value of HK$50. There are many kinds to choose from. Octopus cards can be purchased at any of the MTR stations and cash can be filled.For more information you can visit the weblink ( http://www.octopus.com.hk/ )
  • Suggested Ferry Smart Phone Application - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rwlab.hkferryhd&hl=en  

Ferry Company Website Links

http://www.nwff.com.hk

http://www.fortuneferry.com.hk/ (Website in chinese - Use Google Translator )

http://www.starferry.com.hk/

http://www.hkkf.com.hk/

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