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- Super great experience!
- Long Trail, great achievements!
- A beautiful trail
- Many entrance and exit points
- Amazing experience
A fabulous way to spend a few hours (or more)! The HK Trail begins at the Peak and travels almost 50km to Shek O. The distance markers are found approximately every 500m, running from 000, 001, 002 to 100. It really is a beautiful trail. Some days are peaceful and you meet no one, others days you'll have dog walkers, runners and hikers of all age
Hong Kong Trail is a 50 km hiking trail that crisscrosses Hong Kong Island from West to East (or else from East to West), from Victoria Peak to Big Wave Bay. The trail offers breathtaking views of the sea and the beaches nearby as well as shaded routes in the forest; it includes the well known Dragon's Back hike.The trail is divided into 8 sections, all well marked by arrows and distance posts. Be careful that hardly any refreshment area is available along the route, so do pack your own water and food. Lots of picnic areas and toilets are available. It took us 3 days to complete the trail from section 8 to section 1 and the hardest sections were n. 8, 5 and 6. We did it backwards so these comments are not fully applicable to those going from 1 to 8. An App is also available (Hong Kong Hiking Map) including all Hong Kong Trail sections: the App is very useful because it allows you to follow the correct route (GPS only, no need to use data) in case of doubt (we did find it very useful a couple of times when the signal posts were not as clearly marked as usual). Overall, the trail is suitable to trained hikers, no special skills are needed except resistance.
really a cool trail! We started very early in the morning and finsihed it nine hours laters. The landscape was beautiful, we even saw some monkeys! Really recommend it...