Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s range of private, curated excursions have been expertly put together by the hotel and its knowledgeable concierge team, offering guests the opportunity to experience Hong Kong’s diversity, alongside local experts and tastemakers.
Thanks to its unprecedented location in the very heart of Hong Kong for more than 50 years, the hotel has always been known for giving guests insider tips and information on the best ways to experience the city.
The list of guides includes an international travel photographer, a resident filmmaker, food writers, and art connoisseurs, with each tour offering an interesting and insightful view of the city through the eyes of a local resident.
The tours on offer include:
Urban Photography Experiences
A tailored photographic journey, discovering the architecture and geometry of the city, or to document street life and street art around the city and its side alleys, while learning about photographic techniques and skills.
A bespoke tour tailored to specific interests from a resident filmmaker, with a mix of enlightening facts, figures and trivia, together with fascinating observations into the lives of Hong Kong’s seven million inhabitants.
Hong Kong Food Walks
While the hotels offer a choice of ten award-winning restaurants and bars, Hong Kong is also home to some of the most exciting local dining experiences in the world. Guests can join renowned local food writers on a culinary tour to discover the best of the city’s backstreets, food culture and local markets.
Bespoke Art Walks
As the official hotel partner for Art Basel show in Hong Kong, the hotel works with established artists and fosters new talent year-round. These carefully curated art walks are led by art connoisseurs to discover the core of the city’s creativity. Journeys include strolling into some of the city’s most renowned contemporary Chinese art galleries; delving into the history of Hong Kong and Greater China through art and antiques; or going off the grid to uncover some of the city’s most cutting-edge art found in not-for-profit spaces.
For guests with limited time who wish to discover the district around Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong for themselves, the hotel’s concierge offers a walking map which highlights points of interest and architectural landmarks that are all within walking distance.