About it - background
The entire trip to Hong Kong would be incomplete if you don’t travel up the winding roads and visit The Peak as it unfolds the city’s breathtaking sight. Located in the Hong Kong Island, The Peak is famous for its panoramic view of the city, sprawling greens cape and the fresh air for its location in the neighborhood. The Peak was the summer home of the Governor during 1868 which was a luxurious escape from the city’s scorching summer and soon the area was inhabited by the moneyed.
Also renowned by other names such as Mount Austin, The Peak is located at the western half of Hong Kong Island. It happens to be the highest mountain in the region with an altitude of 552 meters.
What to see or do when there
Introduced in 1888, a joyful ride on The Peak Tram is indeed a treat to holidaying at this hilltop. This tram has been running for the last 120 years and is considered to be the perfect way to behold the heavenly sight of the horizon meeting the city.