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Dragon's Back, Hong Kong

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A short ride away from Hong Kong busiest areas, Dragon's Back provides a relaxing hike for visitors wishing to escape the big city for a while. Long but not overly challenging, the undulating trail offers scenic vistas and peaceful natural surroundings. A viewing platform allows you to admire the coastline and spot paragliders. Bring walking shoes, lots of water, and don't forget your swimsuit if you want to take a dip at the well-maintained beach near the trail's end. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Dragon's Back by using our Hong Kong visit website .
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  • This time with friends came to Hong Kong to challenge this first climbing trail although the first level but the chief is also 8.5KM starting point with the end of the toilet in addition, there is no trafficking to sell food to fill the place in the mountain to be ready first OH ~
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  • We hiked with our daughters, ages 9 and 13 to Big Wave Bay Beach. Wear Sun screen and bring lots of water. Pack a towel and swim suits for a refreshing dip in the South China Sea!  more »
  • Suggest route: Bus #9: take from ShaukeiWan bus terminal Get off: at Shek O Country Park (big wooden sign) or Lai Chi Rehabilitation centre, around 4 to 5 stops from the terminal. Trail: a gentle slop...  more »
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  • The Dragon's Back is a pretty good path and set aside a good portion of the day to do it. It's not a super difficult hike though it isn't easy either and it's not super short, especially if you go all the way to Big Wave Bay (which I recommend). There isn't much on the way so if you want food or drink on the way, make sure to bring your own. The view is pretty good.
  • What a treat it is to hike along Dragon's Back! Located at the southeast region of Hong Kong Island, this mountain range is a popular area for hikers, both locals and tourists. The hike itself is one of the easiest in the city with gentle inclines and declines along the way, and rewards you with sights of mountain, water/sea, and far away neighborhoods in all directions! You've been transported to another world away from the city -- even though you're just a bus no. 9 ride away from it!
  • easy path to hike with fantastic view of Hong Kong, end with Big Wave Bay, pick a weekday to enjoy the relaxing trail
  • A very busy and popular walk - close to the city, yet amazing views over the coast. A swimming beach at the end, and places for lunch. Track notes: hikingtheworld.blog/2016/10/29/dragons-back/
  • Took bus 9 to the start of the trek and it was a really easy 15 minutes walk up to the peak and you can see really awesome view. Definitively worth it. Pack light but hydrate yourself enough and maybe grab a jacket along as it can get windy at the TOP.
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