Lantau Trail section 3 starts with a quite challenging climb up to Lantau Peak, the second highest peak in Hong Kong. The view from the peak is magnificent, from here it is only downhill to Ngong Ping and the Big Buddha.

Lenght: 4.5 km (4.6 on the GPS)
Difficulty: Hard (4/5)
Time: 2–2.5 hours
Elevation gain; 435 meter, elevation loss; 548 meter.
Distance posts: L018–L027

Startpoint – GoogleMap
Endpoint – GoogleMap

Highlights: The view from Lantau Peak, especially in clear weather. Treat yourself with a meal in Ngong Ping Village. There are various of restaurant to choose from.

How to get there: Take the bus from Mui Wo to the bus stop at Pak Kung Au. (Bus nr 3M, 11, 23, A35, N35)

How to get home: You will finish this section in Ngong Ping. Take a bus from the bus terminal to either Mui Wo or Tung Chung. You can also, as a treat, take the cable car to Tung Chung.

Good to know
You will be able to treat yourself with a lunch at Ngong Ping (The Big Buddha)