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

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

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

Photos taken along the way

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

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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