Cinematic Hong Kong: Touring the film locations of ‘Under Parallel Skies’

Inspired by the film, Klook takes travelers through familiar and off-the-beaten destinations in Asia’s World City.

Hong Kong is one of the hottest tourist destinations among Filipinos, according to Klook’s 2024 Travel Pulse survey. Many flock to Hong Kong to discover its breathtaking scenery, great shopping hotspots, and mouthwatering cuisine.

If you’ve seen the film Under Parallel Skies of award-winning Filipina actress and director Janella Salvador and Thai Actor and Asian Film Awards winnerWin Metawin, it’s probably made you bookmark a few more items on your Hong Kong itinerary.

Klook takes you to some of the awe-inspiring locations of Under Parallel Skies.
Peng Chau Beach

In the film, Thai Bachelor Parin (Win Metawin) heads to Hong Kong to find his missing mother. There he meets a Filipino hotel employee, Iris (Janella Salvador), and together they find romance, joy, heartbreak, and healing as their story unfolds against a mix of well-loved, and lesser-known but nonetheless awe-inspiring destinations in Hong Kong.

On May 3, Klook,Asia’s leading travel and experiences platform, will unveil an exclusive tour inspired by Iris and Parin’s story.

Here’s what you can expect from the Under Parallel Skies Day Tour:

Lantau Island day tour

Lantau Island

The adventure starts with a cable car ride that connects Tung Chung and Ngong Ping on Lantau Island which is the gateway to culturally interesting attractions such as Ngong Ping Village, Po Lin Monastery, and Big Buddha.

Take the thrill up a notch by boarding the cable cars that feature 360-degree views of the South China Sea, the mountainous terrains of Lantau Island, and the Ngong Ping Plateau.  Inspired by the touching events in the movie, this tour also explores the quaint Tai O Village, a peaceful floating village, which will then be followed by an exciting session of dolphin-watching.

City guided tour

Touring some of Hong Kong’s celebrated attractions

This tour begins with a stroll through the streets of Little Thailand, a beautiful community painted in Thai culture, cuisine, and remembrances. Next stop is the Tin Hau Temple, a Declared Monument where fishermen flock to worship the Goddess of the Sea. Moving to the Bird Market is like being greeted by a colorful parade of exotic feathers, bound to catch your eye.

Tai O Village is hidden at the far end of Lantau Island.

A celebration of some of Hong Kong’s most celebrated names, the Avenue of Stars is next on the tour with its breathtaking Victoria Harbour. What’s exciting about this tour is the voyage on the Star Ferry which crosses the stunning Victoria Harbour with views of the city’s majestic skyscrapers.

Concluding this tour is the unassumingly symbolic Causeway Bay Sogo Crossing where the many roads of Hong Kong quickly intersect and transition, all amidst the bustling culture of Hong Kong.

Sheraton Hotel in Tung Chung

After a full day of touring, come home to the perfect accommodation for rest and relaxation. Discover a scenic mix of luxury and lush landscapes that reside in the nature-surrounded community of Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel.  Fully equipped with the best amenities and nearby to many eateries and the MTR, it’s a well-rounded hotel to follow up that perfect tour.

Get ready to wave hello to Hong Kong soon with the Under Parallel Skies Tour  starting on May 8. Keep your eyes peeled for Klook’s amazing discounts that could get you up to 88% off your next accommodation and maximize your money’s worth!

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