• Ping Shan Heritage Trail
    Polaroid Workshop

    Ping Shan Heritage Trail

Explore Hong Kong and the Ping Shan Heritage Trail on this analog adventure with a local and a vintage Polaroid camera. Get creative and take home eight unique Polaroid photo memories.

  • Location

    Hong Kong

  • Duration

    150 Minutes

  • Photo Guides

    Local & English Speaking

  • Group Size

    Maximum 8 People

  • Price

    Standard Ticket 55€

  • Booking

    Instant Confirmation

From: 55.00

Add-ons:

Explore the Ping Shan
Heritage Trail

We show you all the best photo spots. No previous photography skills needed!

You will learn how to use a vintage Polaroid camera from the 1990s at the beginning of the workshop.

Locals Daisy and Fei will help you find out how to create your own beautiful Polaroid souvenirs!

We start our “not like all the other walking tours” experience at the Tsui Shing Lau Pagoda. Then you will discover the well preserved heritage site of Yueng Long. 

You will see the origins of the New Territories, which was just a humble market village when it was built during the Yuan dynasty (1271–1368).

You will be discovering residential and commercial architecture and centuries-old ancestral halls that will give you an insight into the lives and culture of the early settlers of the New Territories.

During your analog photo adventure you will discover

  • Hong Kong’s oldest Pagoda,
  • the Tang clan’s ancestral hall,
  • visit a 200-year-old walled village,
  • capture the eventful history of Hong Kong on film,
  • works of some of the finest craftsmen of their time,
  • beautiful murals and patterns at the Ching Shu Hin guesthouse.

Take home eight one-of-a-kind Polaroids from your sightseeing exploration in Hong Kong.

Check out the tour itinerary for more info

EVERYTHING YOU

NEED TO KNOW

  • HOW TO BOOK YOUR TOUR:
    • Choose the number of tickets
    • Choose a date
    • Choose a time
    • Choose your add-ons
    • Press the „Book now” button.
    • You will be redirected for CHECKOUT to the CART 
  • Payment options:
    • Direct Bank Transfer (SOFORT)
    • Credit Cards (Stripe)
    • PayPal
  • Cut-Off Times: Tickets can be booked online up until 48 hrs. prior the scheduled departure time.
  • Short-Term Inquiries: If you like to join within 48 hrs. to the departure just drop us a line. We try to make it happen: hongkong@instant.tours
  • Private Activities: You want to book a ticket but cannot find a suitable date? Inquire via e-mail and we will try scheduling one.

If you have questions, call us at +852 687 137 03 or write an email to hongkong@instant.tours

We have planned a great things for you. Exploring Hong Kong’s New Territories well-preserved heritage sites of Yuen Long you’ll see:

  • We start the tour at the Tsui Shing Lau Pagoda. This is the cities oldest Pagoda!
  • Afterwards we explore the walled village Sheung Cheung Wai
  • At the Yeung Hau Temple you can admire a statue dedicated to the Earth God
  • Our next stop is the magnificent three-hall structured Tang Ancestral Hall
  • We then head over to the Kun Ting Study Hall
  • before we feast our eyes at the amazing decorations of the Ching Shu Hin guesthouse.
  • Believe us, in between the obvious highlights, there are many other beautiful and interesting things to discover and photograph.

Price

  • Standard Ticket includes vintage Polaroid rental camera and one pack of Polaroid Originals instant film worth 19 EUR
  • No-Camera Ticket does not include a rental camera nor the instant film. Perfect for someone who wants to use their own camera or accompany someone

Meeting Point

  • Address: Tin Shui Wai West Rail Station, Exit E, Hong Kong
    You can find more info about the meeting point right above.

Duration

About 150 minutes including the introduction to the Polaroid camera and the instant film.

Departure Times

On weekends only at varying times. Please check the calendar for details.

Group Size

No minimum group size. Average maximum group size is eight.

Languages

The activity is operated in English. However all guides speak Cantonese and Mandarin as well.

Included

  • Vintage Polaroid 600 Camera for the duration of the activity
  • 1 Pack of Polaroid Originals instant film worth 19 EUR
  • Introduction to instant photography
  • English speaking personal photo guide. Your guide is a Hong Kong local who is happy to answer questions you have about Hong Kong, recommend places to eat, give tips on what to see and where to go and much more. But please be aware of the fact that your guide is not a professional tourist guide. Therefore we do not provide oral historical information and context.

Not Included

  • The No-Camera Ticket does not include a rental camera nor the instant film.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Cancellation & Refund

  • Cancellations: If you have to change or cancel your activity please let us know as soon as possible. Just write an email to booking@instant.tours. Within 48 hours prior your booked activity departure, we will refund you with the total amount paid.
  • Short-term cancellations (less than 48 hours before the departure): We will try to reschedule the activity with you. If we aren’t able to do so, a short-term cancellation will result in full payment of the agreed price for the scheduled time.
  • Changes: If you want to change the date and/or time of your activity you must contact us as soon as possible in writing at booking@instant.tours. We will try to reschedule your activity with you, although we cannot guarantee that we will always be able to do this, as changes are subject to availability at the time.
  • Bad Weather: If weather conditions are really bad and the activity is cancelled for that reason, we will inform you via e-mail and/or telephone beforehand. If we can’t reach you the guide will be at the meeting point to discuss further steps. If the activity you booked got cancelled due to bad weather we will reschedule it for you and in case that doesn’t work for you we will give you full refund.
  • For details please view our Terms and Conditions here.

Meeting Point

We meet at the Tin Shui Wai West Rail Station, at Exit E. There’s a beverage shop where where you’ll find your guide visibly carrying a Polaroid camera.

Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes prior the tour to ensure that we can start in time.

Ending Point

Your adventure ends at the Kun Ting Study Hall. There, we will review your pictures, answer your questions about what to do in Hong Kong, recommend places to eat and give tips on what to see and where to go.

Add even more fun to your tour! Choose between one or more of our awesome tour add-ons. Just add them to the card. You will receive your purchase at the tour!

  • Add-On Polaroid Group Picture

    ADD-ON: Group Picture

    2.50
  • Polaroid Originals Color 600 Film

    ADD-ON: Color 600 Film

    19.00
  • Instant Tours Vienna ClassicFlorian Albert

    ADD-ON: Private Tour

    50.00

OUR CUSTOMERS

TESTIMONIALS

“I would highly recommend this tour. The instructors were very enthusiastic, friendly and patient. Even I work in Central, I didn’t notice the beauty of Hong Kong until I captured it with the Polaroid.”
852chan, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Ping Shan Heritage Trail

“A really well spent afternoon with my friends! Taking polaroid pictures while walking around Central and Sheung Wan district in Hong Kong has been a fun and memorable experience.”
Judith, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Ping Shan Heritage Trail

“The route is well designed and includes different kinds of elements such as modern and old buildings, trams, [the star] ferry which are all worth to take photos of. It was an excellent experience […]“
Alex, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Ping Shan Heritage Trail

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