11 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Ngong Ping 360 is one of Hong Kong's must-see attractions. Located on Lantau Island, it includes an incredible cable car journey and the culturally themed Ngong Ping Village
From Kowloon Hotel, walk to East Tsim Sha Tsui Station and take West Rail Line to Nam Cheong Station. From there, transfer to Tung Chung Line to get off at Tung Chung Station. Here, walk about 5 minutes you will reach Ngong Ping Cable Car Tung Chung Station.
The journey on the cable car offers visitors some of the best views of Hong Kong and the South China Sea on a clear day, so be sure to schedule this day trip in your itinerary somewhere along the way.
The Ngong Ping village itself is really only established to cater to tourists – but the advantage of this is that you aren't too far from your local Starbucks or 7/11 to make a quick pit stop for a bite to eat.
The famous Big Buddha is a large bronze statue of a Buddha Lantau Island. It symbolizes for the harmonious relationship between human beings and nature.
Being on Lantau Island, it’s a must to try to climb climb the stairs to reach the top of the hill. You’ll feel like you’ve achieved something after climbing the 268 steps to reach the foot of the Giant Buddha.
You can optionally purchase a ticket which includes a vegetarian lunch and exhibition center entrance fee at the ticket counter below the Buddha statue.
The best time to visit the Big Buddha should be in the morning. Because, the afternoon sun fall behind the Big Buddha, making it difficult to take good photos from the front.
You should check the weather forecast before leaving for the day, as the cable bar will not operate through high winds and fog will impair your view of the bronze Buddha.
Po Lin Monastery located on Ngong Ping Plateau is founded in 1906 by three monks. It’s a nice peaceful break in Hong Kong.
At the end of this park near the monastery, there is an area marked for incense burning . Various souvenir shops outside the monastery sell various sizes of incense sticks to offer as a prayer to the Lord Buddha.
If you visit the Ngong Ping Village, you should beware that since this village is basically developed as a thematic village to attract the tourists, prices at the various shops selling from chopsticks to Kebabs and Coffees are really at the higher end.
20 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Tung Chung, Hong Kong
Citygate Outlets is the largest outlet mall in Hong Kong. Citygate Outlets is the ideal starting point for an adventure on Lantau Island.
From Po Lin Monastery, walk to Ngong Ping Bus Terminus (about 700m) and catch bus number 23. This bus will stop at Tung Chung Town Centre Bus Terminus, from there, continue walking about 350m, you can reach the Citygate Outlet.
Inspiration Lake, officially known as The Inspiration Lake Recreation Centre, is a 12-hectare artificial lake located in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.
The recreational area centered around artificial lake offers a neat jogging trail with exercise areas, playgrounds and other sports facilities.
From Kowloon Hotel, walk to East Tsim Sha Tsui Station and take West Rail Line to Nam Cheong Station. From there, transfer to Tung Chung Line to get off at Sunny Bay Station. Continue transfer to Disneyland Resort Line which alight at Disneyland Resort Station. Here, walk about 15 minutes you will reach the lake.
Although it does get hot in the summer, there's a 7-eleven nearby with normal HK prices (not pricey like in Disney Hotels and Parks) so you can easily hydrate for a smaller price.
Buy some biscuits from the shop nearby, your kids will love feeding the fish and turtles in the lake.
Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Disneyland is magical kingdom inspired by fairy-tale dreams, Disney Characters and full of entertaiment games to be called a wonderful heaven for childen.
You should carefully researching the best ways to avoid the crowds and get the most attractions and experiences squeezed into the day. And for Disneyland, you should spend a full day to enjoy as much as you can.
Apparently 10 am is still too early for most Hong Kong residents, if you can start your day earlier than the locals, you can really avoid the crowds.
Don’t be distracted by the characters, you should forgo that time to enjoy the rides.