The beginning of the hike is mostly on soil/path, but the later it will be on concrete pavement. After a few minutes of hiking you will enter Lion Rock Country Park and you will have an easy long hike in front of you.

7.4 km (GPS Distance 8.3 km)
Difficulty: Easy (2/5)
Time: 2–2.5 h
Elevation: Gain; Appx. 239 m, Loss; Appx 395 m
Distance posts: W047–W060

Startpoint – GoogleMap
Endpoint – GoogleMap

Highlights: Right after W054 you can take a detour to Amah Rock.  Views over Sha Tin

How to get there: Take the MTR to Wong Tai Sin (exit A), take green minibus no 18, and get off at the terminus on Sha Tin Pass Rd. Walk up to the yellow-roofed monastery and then follow the minor road all the way up to Sha Tin Pass. Or take a taxi to the café on the Sha Tin Pass.

How to get home: This section ends by Kowloon Reservoir on Tai Po Rd. Take Bus 86 from Tai Po Rd on the near side to Mei Foo MTR Station. If you would like to continue hiking onto section 6, cross Tai Po Road and walk right for 200 metres.

Good to know
Section 5 is good to do together with section 4.
Monkeys everywhere, remember to keep your things tight and don’t feed the monkeys!