Hong Kong Lantau Island Itinerary and Tips!

Lantau Island, an Island with amazing scenic, rich Culture & Heritage, beautiful nature and many more. If you are a nature person who enjoys the beaches, hiking, exploring the hidden beauty, you could probably spend a whole week here without going to the city! However, if its your first time visiting Hong Kong, I don’t recommend you just stay in the island for your whole journey as you gonna miss all the amazing landmarks! Unless you really hate city life or you already been there  😛

    What to do in Lantau Island   

Ngong Ping  

  • The Big Buddha
  • Po Lin Monastery
  • Wisdom Path
  • Ngong Ping Cable Car
  • Hiking

Tai O    

  • Local Specialty market
  • Boat Trip
  • Tai O stilt Houses Scenic
  • Tai O Promenade 

Cheung Sha

  • Enjoy a walk in the longest and one of the most beautiful beaches in Hong Kong.    

Mui Wo and Silvermine Bay Beach


    Where to eat in Lantau Island   

Tung Chung ( Tons of international food choices, easy to travel )

Discovery Bay ( Amazing sea view, a lot of food choices, not that hard to travel to )

1 Day Lantau Island ( Ngong Ping & Tai O) Itinerary

1 Day Lantau Island ( Ngong Ping & Tai O) Itinerary
1 Day Lantau Island ( Ngong Ping & Tai O) Itinerary

    9:oo Tung Chung MTR Station    

Take the cable car or bus to Ngong Ping.

    10:oo Hello Ngong Ping    

Visit the Big Buddha & Po Lin Monastery. You can also do a bit of hiking to the  Wisdom Path.

    15:15 Bye Bye Ngong Ping    

Take the bus from Ngong Ping Village to Tai O. Buses are hourly please check the latest time-table Upon your arrival at Ngong Ping Village Bus terminal.

    16:00 Hello Tai O   

Visit the Local Specialty Market at Tai O, enjoy the scenic of Stilt House and the nature. You can also do a boat Trip & walk along the Promenade for the sunset.


    19:00 Bye Bye Tai O  

There are loads of options of you dinner choices, you can either stay at Tai O or take a bus back to Tung Chung center with loads of international restaurants, or even take the MTR from  Tung Chung  to anywhere! Most of the restaurants close late or even 24/7!

Tips and info

**Pre-book the cable car tickets to avoid queueing on the day.

** If you are on budget travel, prepare your lunch before heading to Ngong Ping, please note that you are not allowed to bring any meat or alcohol to the Monastery.

** Check the bus times at the bus terminal before you start your adventure!

** Child under 12 are half price on most of the transports including cable car.


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