- Short hiking trails
Those who love hiking often have easy access to Hong Kong’s hiking routes by bus or subway, and the hiking trails here are suitable for all levels. age and ability.
The 40-minute walk at Bride Lake in Tai Mei Tuk, with the lake named after a ghostly legend about a bride, a terrible storm and a sunken palanquin, but don’t let that story made you give up the idea. This scenic trail ends at a waterfall and a mirror-like lake (there are also facilities for a barbecue so you can rest and enjoy the view).
Ngong Ping Road with a time of 45 minutes takes you to panoramic view of Lantau from an altitude of 934 meters. You can easily reach this place by cable car. Combine with visiting the Great Buddha to make your trip perfect.
Experience a historic piece of Hong Kong on the Ping Shan Heritage Trail in Tin Shui Wai (30 minutes), home to the city’s oldest temple or follow the Cheung Po Tsai Ancient Road in Cheung Chau (45 minutes) to the hideout of the most notorious pirate in Asia.
2. Walking routes for families
Some hiking trails are great for parents, but sometimes children will have to try a little.
Have fun with the kids on the Hong Pak Country Trail in Quarry Bay, where they can paddle the streams, climb rock boulders and stone steps while you enjoy the view.
You can also visit the Family Trails on Lamma Island, a quiet paved trail with a gentle slope up to an altitude of about 100 meters above sea level for a panoramic view of Lantau Island and Cheung Chau.
Discover Hong Kong’s unique biodiversity at Hong Kong Wetland Park and Tsim Bei Tsui. Take a walk along the wooden bridge over the water to see lush mangroves, vast mudflats and diving water birds
Lobster Bay is a beautiful cove located at the top of Clearwater Bay, the setting of many Hong Kong films. You will have to climb the ladder in about 30 minutes, but the beautiful picnic spots and the kite hills will be a reward for you.
3. Difficult walking routes
If walking in the park with you is too light then luckily, Hong Kong is home to trails that only experienced hikers dare to experience.
TheSharp Peak is the name given to its high slope. This is a challenging walking trail even for experienced hikers, as it is more than 14.5 km long and takes about 7 hours to complete.
If you have strong legs, climb a thousand steps to Violet and Twins hills, and when you reach the top, you will have a great view of the Tai Tam reservoir and Stanley area.
The road to the second peak in Hong Kong, Lantau Peak (Fung Wong Shan) is also a difficult route. You will have to get up early and take 2 hours climbing to catch the most beautiful sunrise in Hong Kong.
4.Hiking and camping on the beach
Not only hills and mountains, Hong Kong also has some beautiful beaches, some of which are the most beautiful beaches to walk to.
Feel the vibe of the island on the walking path from Mui Wo to Pui O, the longest stretch of beach in Hong Kong, and end the walk with a brunch at the beach with the restaurant’s sandwiches Mavericks bar.
The MacLehose Track 1 takes you through some beautiful landscapes to Long Ke village, a perfect bay with turquoise water and white sand, which is an ideal place to pitch a tent and spend the night.
If you’re looking for a more secluded spot, the Tai Long Wan trail is one of the city’s most discreet spots. This route passes through 4 very pristine beaches: Sai Wan, Ham Tin, Tai Wan and Tung Wan.