Below are the series of articles that appeared in the first four 2019 issues of Life on Lantau magazine that covered the entire route of the 70-kilometre Lantau trail. With spectacular views and exciting flora and fauna, the 12-section trail is Lantau at it’s most scenic.
Trailblazing: Sections 1, 2, and 3 of the Lantau Trail
Starting with arguably the hardest stretch first, Claire Severn and her hiking buddy take on Sunset and Lantau Peak, the third and second-tallest mountains in Hong Kong.
Into the wild: Lantau Trail from Ngong Ping to Tai O
The winding path down from Po Lin Monastery to Lantau’s sole surviving fishing village can be full of many surprises.
Shore thing: South Lantau coast
From Tai O and along the coast to Shui Hau Wan, a designated marine reserve with the biggest mudflat on Lantau.
Full Circle: completing the Lantau trail
Before ending up back where Claire and co. started, in Mui Wo, the come upon some of the finest vistas in Hong Kong.