Enjoy free tram rides on Hong Kong’s popular “Ding Ding” to celebrate Tin Hau’s and Tam Kung’s Birthday. The month of May host some of the most important festivals in Hong Kong. Visitors have the chance to experience colorful parades, ancient rituals and traditional customs not only when Hong Kong celebrates the birthday of some of the most important deities and goddesses including Tin Hau, Buddha and Tam Kung, but also at the legendary Buns Festival on Cheung Chau Island.
In order to celebrate the birthday of Tin Hau (the Goddess of the Sea and Fishermen) and Tam Kung, the Hong Kong Tourism Board launched in cooperation with HK Tramways a nice promotion for foreign visitors. To celebrate both deities’ birthdays, foreign visitors who are not staying more than 90 days can enjoy a special free tram ride on May 2, 2013 (Tin Hau Birthday Celebration) and on May 17, 2013 (Tam Kung Birthday Celebration). In order to enjoy the free tram rides you need to act fast since the free tram rides are on a first-come, first-served basis. Enrolment is very easy: All you need to do is to register at the HKTB Visitor Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui with your valid travel documents.
Free Tram Ride 1 – Tin Hau Birthday Celebration (Causeway Bay to Shau Kei Wan)
Date: May 2, 2103
Time: 11:00am (Departure at Causeway Bay)
1:30pm (Return from Shau Kei Wan)
Free Tram Ride 2 – Tam Kung Birthday Celebration (Causeway Bay to Shau Kei Wan)
Date: May 17, 2103
Time: 9:00am (Departure at Causeway Bay)
1:00pm (Return from Shau Kei Wan)
HKTB Visitor Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui (next to the Star Ferry Concourse)
Opening Hours: 8:00am – 8:00pm (daily)
Enquiry: (+852) 2508 1234 (9:00am – 6:00pm daily)