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.
For a complete Lantau Island experience including Ngong Ping cable car ride, museum ticket and lunch at Po Lin Monastery, we have another popular tour which you can book, click here for more details>>
8 hoursStart time
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
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.
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 be closed from 01 - 05 September 2016 for scheduled maintenance. Therefore, the tour will end with coach transfer from Ngong Ping Village down to Tung Chung (instead of Skyrail cable car) during this period.
...Michael Rabinovich, United States, 27/Jan/2018
Wonderful experience, the ferry ride and initial tour of the fishing village with boat ride was excellent. The visit to the giant Buddha was very good followed a wonderful...Mr Briddon, United Kingdom, 30/Jun/2016