Let the stars help you plan your next trip to Hong Kong. (And we don’t mean Jackie Chan!)
There are so many things you can do on a holiday in Hong Kong. You can explore the bustling nightlife to search for the best dim sum, visit artsy neighborhoods in West Kowloon and explore the down-to-earth Sai Kung. How about a spiritual hike up Ngong Ping and shop for souvenirs along the streets and night markets?
We scoured the city and looked at the stars for ideas on where to go in Hong Kong based on your zodiac sign.
1. ARIES (MARCH 21 – APRIL 19)
The most energetic sign of all, Aries travelers are sure to love lively and action-packed activities when on vacation.
Check out the newly opened Water World Ocean Park for a fun-filled day packed with adrenaline-pumping attractions such as the Rainbow Rush, Skyhigh Falls, and Thunder Loop! Alternatively, explore Aberdeen Country Park and pick a scenic hiking trail to fully appreciate Hong Kong’s great outdoors. For a true-blue Aries, the world is your oyster.
Best travel companion: Leo
2. TAURUS (APRIL 20 – MAY 20)
Comfort is definitely a requirement when a Taurus goes on vacation.
Take your pick and pre-book a pampering luxury spa date. Stay in one of Hong Kong’s many luxury hotels like The Ritz-Carlton or Rosewood Hong Kong, and relish the stunning views of the harbor from your room. Cap off your day of relaxation at a Michelin-starred restaurant and you can even book a helicopter tour around Hong Kong to end the night!
Best travel companions: Pisces, Cancer
3. GEMINI (MAY 21 – JUNE 20)
Geminis are natural explorers who love to try out new spots and experiences.
Visit Tai Kwun, Hong Kong’s Centre for Heritage and Arts, for the best heritage and arts experiences. Go for a stroll around Old Town Central, an artsy district with a myriad of heritage buildings, beautiful architecture, and diverse street art. Discover local art studios at PMQ where you can join workshops and even make your own dim sum candles.
Best travel companion: Sagittarius
4. CANCER (JUNE 21 – JULY 22)
Cancers like to take things slow and enjoy the vibes when visiting new places.
You will definitely enjoy Sai Kung’s tranquil waters while in Hong Kong. Enjoy seafood with your loved ones and spend a relaxing day on beautiful beaches. Explore Hakka culture at Yim Tin Tsai and check out the island’s most prominent industry of the past.
Best travel companions: Virgo, Pisces
5. LEO (JULY 23 – AUGUST 22)
A true fire sign, Leos are passionate and driven even when on holiday.
Pull an all-nighter at Central, home to pulsating beats and top-class restaurants. A neighborhood that never sleeps, Central has Lan Kwai Fong, home to more than 100 bars and clubs, or SoHo, the fancier upmarket bar area. Start from the top of the hill and bar hop your way down the L-shaped lane for the full experience.
Best travel companion: Aries
6. VIRGO (AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 22)
Virgos love being engaged in new information and experiences.
Take a ferry over to Hong Kong’s largest island, Lantau Island, where you can find a variety of impressive activities to engage in. Take Ngong Ping 360 and choose a glass-bottomed gondola to see Big Buddha, the tallest seated Buddha in Hong Kong. Make sure to stop by Wisdom Path, Tung Chung Fort, and Tai O Fishing Village as well!
Best travel companions: Cancer, Gemini
7. LIBRA (SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 22)
True social butterflies, Libras love to people watch and love interacting with new people wherever they go.
As an international event hub, Hong Kong hosts a plethora of global events and festivals, from arts to sports, food, and seasonal celebrations. You will love to plan out your Hong Kong trip in advance to make sure you check out exciting events such as the Hong Kong Winterfest, Hong Kong Wine and Dine Festival, Art Basel, and Clockenflap among others.
Best travel companion: Aquarius
8. SCORPIO (OCTOBER 23 – NOVEMBER 21)
Scorpios are hard workers that rarely stop for breaks.
Make the most out of your well-earned vacation by taking the newly revamped Peak Tram up to The Peak for a stunning and relaxing panoramic view of Victoria Harbour. Enjoy a romantic view at the highest 360 viewing terrace in town with a special someone, lock your love with a love lock, and have fun at the world’s first Monopoly theme park, Monopoly Dreams.
Best travel companions: Cancer, Taurus
9. SAGITTARIUS (NOVEMBER 22 – DECEMBER 21)
Born adventurers, Sagittarius travelers love to explore new experiences and make sure to immerse themselves in their destination’s culture when they travel.
Where else but in Hong Kong to learn more about Cantonese Opera? Go to XiQu Centre and treat yourself to a Cantonese Opera show at its tea theater. Alternatively, challenge yourself and take on Hong Kong’s highest peak, Tai Mo Shan, and be rewarded with breathtaking views. End the trip with a visit to Duen Kee Chinese Restaurant for an authentic dim sum meal where you can pick your own dishes off push carts!
Best travel companions: Aries, Capricorn
10. CAPRICORN (DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 19)
Have a picnic in West Kowloon.
Capricorns cherish enriching holidays that keep their minds busy.
A paradise for art lovers, the West Kowloon Cultural District offers various museum options, from gorgeous modern art at M+ to culture-rich traditional artifacts at the Hong Kong Palace Museum. After a visit to the museum, go for a picnic at the West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade, backed by the magnificent Hong Kong skyline during sunset.
Best travel companion: Sagittarius
11. AQUARIUS (JANUARY 20 – FEBRUARY 18)
Adventurous Aquarius travelers want to do everything and they have an insatiable curiosity while on vacation.
Take a cycling tour with friends along Hong Kong’s longest bike route, a 60-km. superbike track from Tuen Mun to Ma On Shan. Take a pitstop at Lion Rock Country Park for a phenomenal view of the city at its peak or simply immerse yourself in nature without hiking up. While taking a breather, you may also visit the Hong Kong Heritage Museum and learn about Hong Kong’s culture and history.
Best travel companions: Sagittarius, Aries
12. PISCES (FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20)
Pisces travelers are happy to just go with the flow.
Take a boat ride and spend a relaxing day on Cheung Chau Island admiring the historical architecture. Seek out quaint local shops in the backstreets before heading to Tung Wan Beach, a fantastic spot for an invigorating swim. Finish your day trip with a feast of seafood and refreshing cold beer.
Best travel companions: Taurus, Cancer
With its vibrant culture and rich history, Hong Kong is the perfect blend of modern and traditional. Whether a curious Gemini, a perfectionist Virgo, or an adventurous Aquarius, there is definitely something for everyone in Hong Kong!
Whether or not you believe in astrology, there’s no harm in finding out what your zodiac sign says about you as a traveler! Having said that, why not use our recommendations when planning your next trip to Hong Kong? Click here for more unique Hong Kong experiences.