Get an overview of some of Hong Kong’s best sights on a 1-hour sightseeing tour aboard an open-top 1920s-style tram, which includes an onboard guide, prerecorded commentary, and a mini museum. Gain insight into Hong Kong life and history as you pass by bustling streets, modern skyscrapers, historic landmarks, and top attractions.
TramOramic operates in two directions: choose to start at Western Market and head east to Causeway Bay, or vice versa. Either way, this tour takes you through Central, a dynamic business hub and home to many famous skyscrapers such as I.M. Pei’s Bank of China Tower; Wan Chai, a popular shopping, nightlife, and entertainment district; and Happy Valley, home to the Happy Valley Racecourse. Get oriented on this 1-hour tour, then explore the city at your leisure using the included 2-day unlimited hop-on hop-off pass on Hong Kong Tramways; choose among six routes and various thematic journeys between Shau Kei Wan and Kennedy Town.
Things to Know Before You Go
- A TramOramic tour is a great way for first-time visitors to Hong Kong to see some highlights and get the lay of the land.
- The best seats are at the front of the upper deck.
- Prerecorded commentary is available in Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, French, and Russian.
- Free disposable headsets and rain jackets are provided as necessary.
- Free Wi-Fi is available on board.
How to Get There
You can board the TramOramic at either the Western Market terminus or the Causeway Bay terminus. To get to the Western Market terminus, take the MTR to Sheung Wan (Exit B), and walk along Des Voeux Road Central. To get to the Causeway Bay terminus, take the MTR to Causeway Bay (Exit E) and walk along Yee Woo Street.
When to Get There
TramOramic tours run year-round. Trams depart Western Market at 10:30am, 2:30pm, and 6:30pm, and Causeway Bay at 11:40am, 3:45pm, and 5:55 pm. Arrive early to get the best seats. The upper deck is open-air, which may not be ideal when it rains, although rain jackets are provided as needed.
Key Sights Along the TramOramic Tour
Some of the sights and landmarks that you see during a TramOramic Tour include the Macau Ferry Terminal, Man Wa Lane, Statue Square, the Legislative Council building, the Supreme Court, HSBC Main Building, Bank of China Tower, Pacific Place, Lippo Centre, Happy Valley Racecourse, Happy Valley cemeteries, and Times Square.