The Peak Tram – Hong Kong

The Peak Tram – Hong Kong

An icon of Hong Kong that just should be missed, this amazing tram has been operating since 1888, and has apparently has never had a day out of service! I’m glad I got to the tram when it opened, and enjoyed a relaxed ride up the peak. Later on through the day the place becomes over run with tour groups and the tram gets packed!

The classic old tram runs up a steep climb all the way to the top of Victoria Peak . The tram itself doesn’t have a motor, its actually pulled up and down by a cable, with a huge electric motor at the base of the hill doing all the work.

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