Introduction to Routing
Start from Tung Chung Fort (built in 1832) and head first towards Tung Chung Bay, and take a look at the “Hou Wang Temple” which was built in 1765 to commemorate the faithful prince marquis Yeung Leung-jit of the Song Dynasty. Then turn left to the footpath next to the mangrove area and continue westward through the habitat of the Horseshoe Crab – Hau Hok Wan. The follow the Tung O Ancient Trail towards Tai O, passing through the San Shek Wan and Sham Wat Wan, where you can enjoy the spectacular scenery of the “Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge”, as well as the historic North Lantau Obelisk erected in 1902. Upon arrival at the last section of the journey at Tao O’s Po Chue Tam, which is surrounded by Lion Hill, Elephant Hill, Tiger Hill and Phoenix Hill, you will finally arrive at the Tai O Heritage Hotel, a listed Grade II historical building to end the journey.
Note: This hiking route is long with some steep slopes.
Distance: Approx. 15 km Time: Approx. 5 hours Level of difficulty: 3 stars
Starting point: Tung Chung Fort
(Starting point transportation: Take Bus No. 11 from the Bus Terminus outside MTR Tung Chung Station Exit B to Ha Ling Pei Bus Stop, then follow the road signs to walk to the starting point. )
End point: Tai O Heritage Hotel
(Return transportation: Take Bus No. 11 from Tai O Bus Terminal back to Tung Chung.)