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HKFP Guide: Lantau Peak – a gentle giant that rewards even first-time hikers

Lantau Peak, Hong Kong’s second highest mountain after Tai Mo Shan, is a gentle giant worth tackling even if you’re not an avid hiker. The 934-metre peak also known as Fung Wong Shan (Phoenix Mountain) looks daunting but the climb is doable for anyone with a little willpower and patience. The peak offers vistas of…

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HKFP Guide: Stanley – a slice of Hong Kong colonial history, and still full of charm

Venture to the south of Hong Kong Island and discover the charming area known as Stanley, named after the British colonial secretary, Lord Stanley, in 1841. Although it’s changed quite a bit since its inception, there is still a lot of colonial history in this former fishing village.  Thanks to its vibrant market, seaside restaurants…

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HKFP Guide: Po Toi – a rock star among Hong Kong’s islands but tread carefully

The southernmost island of Po Toi is a unique place to see prehistoric rock carvings, climb impressive granite slabs, soak in vast seascapes and wander through one of the the territory’s coolest islands. Visiting Po Toi is best on a clear and cool late autumn or winter day as there is very little shade and…

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HKFP Guide: Dragon’s Back – Hong Kong’s classic hike, with breath-taking views and a bonus on the beach

Is it possible to say you are a Hongkonger if you’ve never hiked the Dragon’s Back at least once? One of the city’s most popular hikes, this easy-to-moderate trail offers breath-taking views of Shek O, Tai Tam, the outer islands and more, and is easily accessible by public transport. Because it’s so well-loved, hiking during…

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HKFP Guide: Cheung Chau – Hong Kong island getaway, home to street food, family-friendly hikes and great beaches

Located just 10km southwest of Hong Kong Island, Cheung Chau looks and feels a world away. It is loved by locals and visitors alike for its delicious street food, family-friendly hiking trails and beaches. Cheung Chau is famous for its annual bun festival, where competitors climb up steamed bun towers with the aim of gathering…

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