Ngong Ping Rescue Trail - Jan 2021
One of nice trekking adventure in Lantau Island. Recommend to hike this on dry or autumn season, as it may get dangerous during monsoon time. Make sure to bring few experience hikers, climbers and not to try this alone.
|Drop off at Shui Hau Village East and walk towards Lantau Trail Section 10.
|After 1km hike, you’ll reach catchwater and turn left, walk about 100m and you’ll see a water way on the right and that’s the entrance to this trek.
|Walk through this passage and along the water cement sewage, follow the ribbon, you’ll encounter rock climbing but ropes are not necessary. Take extra care when climbing as some rocks are loose.
|About 3km into this trail, you’ll be heading up the piles of stones, watch out for the loose rocks, especially the middle section, recommend to go to the side. Take it slowly and make sure to look up if someone is ahead of you, as some rocks may roll onto your way.
|You’ll exit between East and Middle Dog Teeth, and hike towards Kau Nga Ling and hike Hade’s Wall to Ngong Ping or Lantau Peak to Pak Kung Au.
|Either you can head down to Ngong Ping via Wisdom Path or continue hiking Lantau Peak and head down to Pak Kung Au.
Lenght: 6.5 km (to Ngong Ping) 7.4km (to Pak Kung Au)
Difficulty: Very Hard (5/5)
Time: 3 – 4 hours to Ngong Ping , 4-5 hours to Pa Kung Au (not including rest and picture taking)
Distance Post: Lantau Trail Section 10 L100 (Shui Hau start point) - L027 (Ngong Ping) Lantau Trail Section 3 or L018 (Pak Kung Au)
Supply: No supply station along the trail, make sure to bring enough snacks and refreshments. Bring a pair of gloves.
How to get there:
From Mui Wo : Take the ferry to Mui Wo from Central (Pier 6) Take bus no. 1 and drop off at Shui Hau Village East. Walk to Lantau Trail Section 10 start point
From Tung Chung: Tung Chung Station walk towards Lantau bus station, take bus no.11 or 23. Drop off at Shui Hau Village East and walk to Lantau Trail Section 10.