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Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong

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Challenge yourself with a hike up Tai Mo Shan, the highest peak of Hong Kong. Leave the city hustle and climb or drive all the way to the 957 meter (3139 feet) summit. The surrounding park is a wildlife haven, with a variety of bird and butterfly species. Trek the many scenic trails, with varying difficulty levels and different viewpoints offering stunning vistas of lush green plantations and surrounding islands. The coldest place in Hong Kong, this area sees snowfall during cold spells. Facilities such as campsites, grills, information centers, and toilets are available, but no cafes or restaurants, so bring your own food supplies. See Tai Mo Shan and all Hong Kong has to offer by arranging your trip with our Hong Kong trip itinerary maker app .
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  • Tai Mo Shan is the tallest hill in Hong Kong. In sunny day, we can see the whole Hong Kong clearly from Tai Mo Shan. However, people like to visit there on cloudy or misty day because the view from th...  more »
  • Moderate hike. Bring at least 2L of water and make sure you come down through the Shing Mun Reservoir to see the monkeys!  more »
  • Used to be in Hong Kong Mountain, on the Tai Mo Shan can be a point of the lens through. South of the Sierra Leone and Hong Kong Island. West to see the outlying islands and Dayushan, there are Tunmen Castle peak. North of Shenzhen to see a row of high-rise buildings and Hong Kong-Macau Bridge. East of the most exciting, see Ma On Shan, Sai Kung and Immortals Ridge. Magnificent.
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  • Great view of walking along the ridges. Hydrate yourself enough and bring along a windbreaker as the wind might get strong at the top. A total of 6 hours to complete trail section 8 and 7.
  • Good view all the way to China (on a blue sky day). In winter can be nasty cold up there.
  • Beautiful spot to enjoy hongkong city skyline and scenery.
  • top of hong kong you can drive to up to the gate in the middle of the hill and walk up to the top There is a restricted on the top of the hill It has the Airport radar, Hong Kong Observatory radar as well as army You can enjoy the sunset Also, you can meet the famous “Lin Tse” who run the food kiosk at the bottom. She always has a big smile.
  • Great view. Just be cautious. There are a lot of stray dogs around. They look friendly but not sure what diseases they carry

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