Hong Kong’s Best Day Hike: Plover Cove Reservoir Country Trail

Circle Hong Kong's largest reservoir on a day trip hiking one of the territory's most scenic trails Difficulty: Hard! 5/5 - It's difficult but not deadly as the hike of death Distance: 15.5km (Prepare to walk 20+km) Duration: 7 hours Among Hong Kong's most beautiful (yet longer) hikes is this trail well worth a day … Continue reading Hong Kong’s Best Day Hike: Plover Cove Reservoir Country Trail

Stream Trekking in Hong Kong: Wong Lung Hang on Lantau Island

This unbelievably beautiful stream trek on Lantau Island turned into what felt like the pilot episode of Survivor Hong Kong after we decided to keep going when the path disappeared and turned vertical... Difficulty: Extremely difficult and dangerous Distance: Some 10km Duration: 5 hours We were a group of six reasonably fit guys and gals in … Continue reading Stream Trekking in Hong Kong: Wong Lung Hang on Lantau Island

Shady Summer Hike: Kap Lung Forest Track (Easy/Beginner)

Hong Kong may be experiencing a heatwave downtown, but you'll be surprised at how cool it can get in the forest landscapes of Kowloon north(west). Last weekend we headed to Kap Lung (west of Tai Mo Shan) for a dose of much needed green scene... Distance: 4km Duration: 1.5 hours Difficulty: Super Easy (downhill) The Kap Lung Forest Trail … Continue reading Shady Summer Hike: Kap Lung Forest Track (Easy/Beginner)