Explore Hong Kong: Tam Kung Festival

Small group tour behind scenes at one of the most colourful festivals in May

Duration 2 Hours
Price (HKD) $250
Group size 12 people
Activity level Easy

Have you ever witnessed the mesmerizing spectacle of over 30 traditional Lion and Dragon dances performed consecutively? In May, Hong Kong celebrates the birthdays of multiple deities, making it one of the most vibrant and colorful months of the year! Join us on this small group tour to experience the Tam Kung Festival like a true local with Explore Hong Kong.

Immerse yourself in the ancient rituals as you marvel at the amazing Lion and Dragon dances, each movement steeped in centuries of cultural significance. Learn about the rich history and captivating stories behind this incredible festival, unveiling the deep-rooted traditions that have shaped Hong Kong’s identity.

The birthday of Tam Kung, the revered Taoist sea god, is celebrated annually on the 8th day of the 4th Lunar month. Delve into the fascinating history of Shau Kei Wan and discover how different deities have played pivotal roles in the lives of the people here, forming an intricate tapestry of beliefs and customs.

Join us in the grand Lion and Dragon dance parade, where you can capture unforgettable moments through your lens. Get ready to take stunning photos and captivating videos as the vibrant procession unfolds before your eyes (remember to tag us!). Let’s explore Hong Kong together!


Wednesday 15th May (public holiday)


HKD $250  per person



Meeting / End point

Shau Kei Wan MTR station Exit B1


10:00am to 12:00pm (2 hours)


Expertly led by the licensed guide and the owner of the 140K-instagram page @explore_hongkong. This is guided tour on everything you need to know about this Traditional Chinese Festival and we will be experiencing it like a local! Get Ready to take some really nice photos and videos on that day!


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