Travel Guide To Tsuen Wan

Indian Embassy in Tsuen Wan

Embassy of India
Address: Unit A, 16th Floor
United Centre
95 Queensway
Hong Kong
Working Hours
9.00 AM to 5.30 PM (Monday to Friday)
Tel. Nos.: (852) 3970 9900 Fax No.: (852) 2866 4124

Visa Process for Indians

  • Original passport having a 6 months validity from the day of arrival in China
  • Covering letter stating all the details of the travel and all the details of the traveller
  • Bank statements for the past 6 months updated with a balance of INR 1,60,000/- as the closing balance
  • Confirmed hotel booking required on the hotel’s letter head mentioning the details of the passengers. Online portal bookings are not accepted for this visa application.
  • Confirmed air tickets
  • Day to Day Itinerary

Visa Processing Time: 5 working days

About Tsuen Wan

Tsuen Wan is a city constructed on a bay located in the Western New Territories of Hong Kong, opposite to Tsing Yi Island and across the Rambler Channel. Also known as the market town, Tsuen Wan emerged for the neighbouring villages along with fleets of fishing boats in the spot. The crowded present-day city is around the Tsuen Wan Station of the MTR. Tsuen Wan is home to many beautiful attractions around the city.

Top Places to Visit in Tsuen Wan

All the way from cultural attractions to historical sites, you will have the opportunity to explore an enormous list of the most fantastic attractions in Tsuen Wan. You can also discover new places to see located near Tsuen Wan. On your visit here, you can’t afford to miss these remarkable places to visit in Tsuen Wan.

  • Western Monastery
    This Buddhist monastery which was constructed back in in the '70s is a calm spot if you wish to spend some quality time with loved ones. The main building of the monastery is styled as a Chinese palace, which is situated behind a statue of the Bodhisattva along the entrance. Behind that is a two-storey building where tourist may witness various monks chanting prayers, depending on the time of day. Finally, the place is topped by a nine-storey pagoda.

  • Chuk Lam Sim Monastery
    Located in a bucolic setting, this famous monastery was completed back in 1932 after Tou Tei, known as the earth god, ordered an elderly monk to construct it. The monk happened to carve it out of a hillside with six disciples. Apart from that, the second hall consists of three of the biggest golden Buddhas in the territory. Tourists from all, especially Thailand, come to worship this four-faced Brahma statue and go around in circles during the prayer.

  • Sam Tung Uk Museum
    This well-maintained museum focuses on portraying rural life as it was experienced in this late-18th-century Hakka walled village. The former residents of this clan were resettled in 1980. Within the complex structure, it has a dozen three-beamed houses consist of wedding items, kitchenware, traditional Hakka furnishings, and agricultural implements, the majority of which came from two 17th-century Hakka villages located in the Guǎngdōng province. Behind the restored halls is located the old village school, with collaborative displays and video on traditional crafts, food as well as Hakka women.

  • Tin Hau Temple
    Built back in the 18th century, this Tin Hau temple still possessed the original bell as well as the stele from the Qing dynasty. Apparently, the bell was shifted to this residential property during the construction of the MTR line.

How to Reach Tsuen Wan

Numerous direct flights from India to Hong Kong are available from major Indian cities like New Delhi, Bengaluru, and Mumbai. The most popular carriers offering these flights consist of Air India, Jet Airways, Cathay Pacific, and Dragonair. Apart from that, connecting flights are also readily available from all other international airports. Public transport is the easiest method to commute from Tsuen Wan from the Hong Kong airport.

Best Time to Visit Tsuen Wan

The ideal time to plan a trip to Tsuen Wan is during the autumn months. During this time, the temperature is pleasant and nice with clear and sunny skies. Apart from that, the hotel rates are also comparatively cheaper and also, the city isn’t overly crowded. Though if you are a shopping freak, the season months are December to February. This season sees all the big stores and major brands with massive sales.

Things to Pack

Packing the essentials products like clothes and footwears usually depends on what the weather conditions are like in China. Here is a list of some of the travel essentials one must never forget to pack:

  • Sunscreen
  • Earplugs
  • Pollution Mask
  • Rain Jacket or Umbrella
  • First Aid Kit
  • Important documents such as travel insurance policy

Top Delicacies of Tsuen Wan

  • Guilin Rice Noodles - These are a pliant but mellow, strong, and fragrant type of noodles which are best served with different kinds of ingredients such as various kinds of meats, fried peanuts, soybeans, or chopped scallions

  • Soup Buns – These are a unique kind of buns which have a soup wrapped within. Soup Bun all around China tends to have thinner dough skins, a lot of stuffing with and come with a wide range of choices.

  • Ma Pa Tofu - Over 100 years old, this spicy dish of tofu is served with browned ground beef in a deliciously savoury sauce which is topped with green onions. All of these blissful ingredients on top of a hot mound of rice. It is undoubtedly one of the most flavourful dishes in all of China for its fantastic ability to combine texture with the ideal amount of spice.

  • Sichuan Shredded Chicken – This dish includes shredded chicken which is cooked fast over extremely high heat along with green peppers, carrots, and bamboo shoots. The sauce of this delicacy is a bit sour, and a bit sweet accompanies with a heft of garlic for a pungent flavour which will make you crave for more.

  • Dao Fu Fa - Dao fu fa is another famous Chinese snack made from coagulated soybean milk—particularly very soft tofu. Th dish can be eaten cold or hot and is usually served with ginger syrup or sweet sugar syrup. A fresh and good-quality dao fu fa is immensely soft and silky-smooth.

  • Snake Soup - Snake soup is an authentic Chinese delicacy which typically consists of two types of snakes, some of which can be venomous. The soup is of a thick consistency comprising of complex flavours, owing to ingredients such as star anise, ginger, fungus, and lemon leaves. While the snake meat tastes like chicken, it is the flavour of the soup that will make you hooked to the dish.

Shopping List Essentials (Where to Shop)

  • Tsuen Wan Plaza – Even though the Tsuen Wan Plaza is not the most prominent shopping spot in Hong Kong, it still impresses every tourist who visits this spot. You can find all kinds of shops here, varying from beauty, fashion, furniture, electronics, and even supermarkets. You can satiate your hunger at one of the many international cuisines present in the mall. If you are not fond of shopping, you can catch a movie at the cinema. There’s also regular performances and events taking place in the lobby that are also worth checking out.

Top Indian Restaurants in Tsuen Wan

  • Indian Hot Pot Curry Restaurant
    Location: Sham Tseng Tsuen Rd, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
    Number: +852 2496 2060

  • Clay Oven Indian Restaurant
    Location: Kam Hing Building, Catchick St, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
    Number: +852 2872 6900

  • Basmati Indian Restaurant | Taste of India
    Location: 137-139 Connaught Road Central Sheung Wan MTR Exit C, Hong Kong
    Number: +852 2541 0995

Healthcare Centres in Tsuen Wan

When going on a trip to Tsuen Wan, it becomes important to be aware of some of the healthcare centres to avoid any mishappenings caused due to an emergency. Below is the list of some healthcare centres you can contact when in need:

  • Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Tsuen Wan
    Location: 199 Tsuen King Circuit, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
    Number: +852 2275 6688

  • Yan Chai Hospital
    Location:7-11, Yan Chai St, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong
    Number: +852 2417 8383


Official currency of Tsuen Wan is Cantonese Yale.

Basics of Local Communication

The official language spoken in China is Standard Mandarin. However, English is also spoken widely among people. The tourists here do not face much trouble in navigating across the country. Here are some of the most commonly used words and phrases that will help you communicate better with the locals.

English Standard Mandarin
Good Morning Zǎo
My Name is.. Wǒ jiào...
Yes Shì
No Bù shì
Please qǐng nǐ
Sorry duìbùqǐ
How Much is This for? Duō shǎo?

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Loss of passport and documents:

Reimbursement of actual expenses incurred in connection with obtaining a duplicate or fresh passport or reasonable cost of replacing/obtaining the stolen documents/ tickets if the passport belonging to the Insured / Insured Person be lost

Home Fire Insurance Contents & Home Burglary Insurance (contents):

Cover against any loss or damage of the Contents at Home of the Insured in India caused by Fire and Allied perils or through burglary and/or housebreaking while the Insured is on a trip abroad.

Hijack Distress Allowance

Payment of distress allowance in case of hijack of a common carrier for more than certain number of hours whilst on the trip. You can easily avail the allowance by filing a claim online through Travel Insurance cover online process.

Medical Expensesinclusive of Repartration  and Emergency Medical Evacuation

If you are sick or injured during the journey, your medical expenses can prove to be costly. In such cases,  Travel Insurance cover greatly helps. The insurance company also offers a cashless settlement with the network hospitals or you can also opt for the reimbursement process within 30 days of hospitalization.

Legal Expenses

Payment of legal costs and expenses incurred by the Insured towards claims from third Parties for compensation in respect of death or disablement arising due to an injury whilst on a trip abroad.

Personal Accident

Payment of compensation if the Insured sustains accidental bodily injury during a trip resulting in death or Permanent Total Disablement or Permanent Partial Disablement within 12 months of occurrence of such injury.

Trip Cancellation/Or Interruption

Payment towards the non-refundable prepaid payments incurred on the trip being cancelled and additional cost of transportation in case of Interruption: due to medical problems, personal employment problems or natural disasters or other listed reason in policy wordings.

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 Daily Allowance in case of Hospitalisation

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