Lantau Peak: Absolute Pinnacle of Freedom

Lantau Peak or Fung Wong Shan is the second highest peak in Hong Kong and the highest point on Lantau Island, with a height of 934 metres above sea level. It is most famous for the sunrise scenery viewed from the summit.

The trail ends at Ngong Ping, so you can visit it after hiking

Lantau Peak ó Fung Wong Shan es el segundo pico más alto de Hong Kong con 934 metros sobre el nivel del mar. Si te gusta el senderismo, Lantau Peak no te defraudará con sus 3 horas y media de ruta. Al final de la ruta llegarás a Ngong Ping, por lo que podrías matar dos pájaros de tiro en un solo día. La ruta no es para nada peligrosa pero tiene un par de subidas escalonadas que se pueden hacer un poco eternas, pero las vistas valen la pena

HOW TO GET THERE

To get there you should take MTR to Tung Chung station exit B and grab the bus 3M, 11 or 23. The bus station is passing by the cable car station. You have to get off at Pak Kung Au after 15-20 minutes of bus ride. You will notice of the stop easily, since many people will get off right there. Alternative is to take the cable car located on the way to the bus station

Para llegar allí, coger metro hasta la estación de Tung Chung salida B y seguir las indicaciones hasta la estación de autobuses. Una vez allí, coger el autobús 3M, 11 o 23 y bajarse en Pak Kung Au

Alternativa es coger el teleférico a mitad de camino a la estación de autobuses

HIKING AROUND

In the beginning of the hiking trail there are indications that just need to follow. Right behind there is Sunset Peak, which is another hiking trail slightly easier than this one

Llegados al comienzo del sendero, verás indicaciones que simplemente hay que seguir. Justo detrás está Sunset Peak, que es otro sendero con algo menos de altitud respecto a este

Photos taken along the way

Fotos a lo largo del recorrido

Reached to the top there is a small refuge.. After this point, starts the descent with great views of Lantau and Ngong Ping

Llegados a la cima hay un pequeño refugio. Pasados este punto, comienza el descenso con vistas de Lantau y Ngong Ping

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Before reaching to Ngong Ping it’s the Windom Path.

Reached to Ngong Ping, worth to visit the Big Buddha & Po Lin monastery. Just will take few minutes

To come back to Tung Chung, grab the bus 23 at the bus terminus into the village. Another option is taking cable car to Tung Chung too. Bus costs is about 17HKD and cable car about 140-180HKD

Justo antes de llegar a Ngong Ping, encontrarás The Wisdom Path. Terminado de ver The Wisdom Path, encontrarás justo más adelante el Monasterio Po Lin y el Gran Buda, cuales valen la pena echarles un vistazo

Para regresar a Tung Chung, basta con coger el autobús 23 en la estación de autobuses dentro del pueblo. Alternativa es coger el teleférico a unos 140-180HKD

DETAILS

  • Location: Lantau Peak & Ngong Ping @ Lantau Island, Hong Kong
  • Transportation: MRT to Tung Chung & bus 3M to Pak Kung Au // Return: bus 23
  • Time spent: 5 hours
  • Weather conditions: unpredictable! Cloudy at 23 degrees, foggy, sunny and windy
  • Season: Mid of November
  • Score: 9/10

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