Tiger’s Head via Lo Fu Tau Country Trail: Beach Hike on Lantau Island

Just before the cold properly settled into Hong Kong, we did one last 'beach' hike from Discovery Bay to Mui Wo (Silvermine Beach). Entry and exit points clearly defined, serious uphill workout at the beginning, glorious grasslands and vistas up top.  Distance: 8.4 km (The actual country trail is just 3.4 km but we included getting … Continue reading Tiger’s Head via Lo Fu Tau Country Trail: Beach Hike on Lantau Island

Quick Challenging Hike: Lantau Peak (Lantau Trail Stage 3) to the Big Buddha

Difficulty: 3/4 Distance: 4.5 kilometres Duration: 2.15 hours This is a really great trail especially if you want to combine it with some sightseeing, as it either starts or ends at the famous Big Buddha (Ngong Ping) and Po Lin Monastery (which I have yet to properly explore!) The great thing about this hike is that although challenging, … Continue reading Quick Challenging Hike: Lantau Peak (Lantau Trail Stage 3) to the Big Buddha