Just a short ferry ride away from Hong Kong is Lantau Island featuring spectacular mountain walks, great beaches and the wonderful Giant Buddha. In addition, discover a pristine beach, a traditional fishing village, lush valleys, soaring mountains and spiritual enlightenment on the New Lantau Island, Hong Kong’s largest island.
You will be picked up from your hotel and taken on a full day sightseeing tour of New Lantau Island, a short ferry ride away from Hong Kong. You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide on this cruise.
From the pier, you will take a fast ferry through the Hong Kong Harbour to Lantau Island. On reaching the island, you will board a coach to the beautiful Cheung Sha beach and on to the unique Tai O fishing village, where fishermen homes are built on stilts.
The coach then takes a winding road up the mountain to Ngong Ping Plateau where the Giant Buddha sits majestically close to the Po Lin Monastery. Ample time is allowed for a guided tour of the Po Lin Monastery and Giant Buddha Exhibition Hall.
A short walk away is the Wisdom Path where an ancient prayer is inscribed on a series of wooden columns set in a figure of eight to signify infinity.
A vegetarian meal is served in the Monastery, followed by optional visits to the culturally themed Ngong Ping Village.
The tour ends with a ride abroad the Skyrail cable car to Tung Chung and back to the hotel.
The tour returns to the starting point after approximately 8 hours.
We were very happy with the whole experience. The trip was excellent. Our guide was really enthusiastic and informative. We loved the lunch especially my fussy nephews who are 10...Fiona M Williams
The tour of Lantau Island was a highlight of my trip to Hong Kong! The tour itself was fun, informative and unique, as well as well organized and efficient. The guide spoke...Katlyn E Evans
Really enjoyed the tour. Especially like the fact that we did not take a coach each way and was able to experience the ferry....Rona Djeddah
Pick-up is provided from selected hotels in Hong Kong.
(Please mention the name and address of your hotel at the time of booking. If your hotel is not a pick-up location, you will be advised of the closest pick-up point. Kindly reconfirm pick up upon arrival in Hong Kong with your local activity operator. Airport pick-up is not available)
The tour returns to the starting point
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.
Skyrail cable car operation will be subject to operational & weather conditions.
Ngong Ping Cable Car service will close for the following dates in 2015 for scheduled maintenance: 06 - 15 May, 07 - 24 Sep, 01 - 02 Dec (Dates are subject to changes). Therefore, the tour will end with coach transfer from Ngong Ping Village down to Tung Chung (instead of by Skyrail cable car) during this period.
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