Hong Kong: Big Buddha Private Hiking Tour from Tung Chung
- Small group
- Duration: 4 hours
Escape the hustle and bustle of metropolitan Hong Kong with a hike into the hills and see the famous ‘Big Buddha’, a bronze statue that measures 112 feet in height. Meet your guide at the Tung Chung MTR station before starting the hike up to The Big Buddha. Follow the Ngong Ping 360 Rescue Trail as it climbs 4.4 miles uphill towards the statue. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding hills, Tung Chung Bay, Hong Kong airport and the longest bridge in the world - the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. At the top, marvel at the main attraction – the Big Buddha. Known locally as the Tian Tan Buddha, it is one of the largest outdoor Buddha statues in the world. The huge statue is said to symbolize the harmonious relationship between man and nature as well as people and faith. After taking in the sights at the Big Buddha, head right across to the Po Lin Monastery. One of the most important mon...
Feel refreshed after spending about 6 hours exploring the Yellow Dragon Gorge with this incredible escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Meet your guide at the Tung Chung MTR station on Lantau Island. Whether you’re on a layover or just need a nature break, this is the perfect way to connect with nature. Hike upstream, boulder by boulder, accompanied by a guide who has a deep knowledge of the hidden natural wonder of Lantau Island. Surrounded by soaring cliffs and waterfalls, you will hardly believe you're in Hong Kong. Accessible year-round, this nature trek allows you to cool off in numerous natural pools along the trail.
Ascend the north ridge of Hong Kong’s most prestigious summit at daybreak on this guided hike. Meet your guide at Tung Chung MTR station at 4 AM and travel to the base of Lantau Peak’s north ridge to begin your ascent. Feel your blood pumping as you proceed upwards on this strenuous climb, enjoying the incredible views as the first rays of the new day begin to break over the horizon. With any luck you'll reach the peak just in time for the sunrise, offering an unforgettable view. After reaching the summit, decide whether to return down the way you came or to proceed to the mountain’s south face, offering access to the famous Tian Tan Buddha before the tour groups can arrive. You’ll return back to your original starting point at the end of the trip.
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