Winter weather in Hong Kong (from Mid-December to February) is noticeably cooler than other seasons but is nevertheless mild. The temperature is around 12-20°C, though can drop below 10°C at times. Snow is unheard of in Hong Kong. Crisp, clear days with little rain do make winter a viable time to visit and much more enjoyable than the hot and sticky summers. You can find detailed information about current and seasonal weather on the Hong Kong Observatory website.
Visitors to Hong Kong must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months after the planned departure date from Hong Kong. Nationals of most countries are not required to obtain visas and can stay for periods varying from 7 to 180 days, depending on nationality. Please check with the Chinese Embassy/ Consulate in your country or visit the Immigration Department website for latest updates.
Legal tender is the Hong Kong dollar (HK$). Exchange services for different currencies are available in various banks and currency exchange shops in Hong Kong.
Electricity and voltage
The standard electrical voltage in Hong Kong is 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Most hotel bathrooms also have outlets for 100 volts, but if not, you will need a transformer for any appliance or electrical equipment. The majority of electrical outlets in Hong Kong take a three-pronged UK-style plug. You can buy an adaptor for your electrical equipment at most convenience stores.
Local Tours
Hong Kong Transit Tour

Lantau Link View Point & Visitor's Centre (Tsing Ma Bridge),
Tsimshatsui Promenade (Avenue of Stars/Star Ferry Ride),
Victoria Harbour & Skyline,
Hollywood Road (Man Mo Temple and antique/curio shops/market),
The Peak, Aberdeen fishing village (includes an optional sampan ride),
Ocean Park, Repulse Bay lookout & Stanley Market.

Transit Explorer - Lantau Island Highlights

Ngong Ping Cable Car ride from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping Village,
Giant Buddha, Po Lin Monastery & Wisdom Path,
Ngong Ping Cable Car back to Tung Chung,
HK Disleyland Tour.

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