Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT to Lion Rock

Kowloon, Hong Kong

Changi Airport

This adventure is: #in the neighborhood, #scenic

Kowloon: Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT t...

Your Organizer

“Hello! I am Joan Yeo. I love to travel. I started travelling to Mount Ophir in Malaysia during my teenage years. Later, I travelled further wherever my jobs took me to, mainly in the Asia Pacific. As far as the north west of China, at the border of kyrgyzstan. My best memorable trip was travelling by train from Hong Kong to Tibet 20 years ago. Just a friend & myself went on a budget, travel like local was the best experience I ever had. Currently, I am learning to be a nature guide as I want to learn more about the great outdoors. As a trainer/facilitator by training that I hope to impact as many lives as I encountered. After staying in Hong Kong for almost 10 years, I still miss the great outdoors that Hong Kong can be offered. ”

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Highlights

Hong Kong is well known as a fashion hub and food paradise within Asia. It has been a major destination for shopping and feasting for decades and this stereotype remains to this day. However, our trip will be different from the usual Hong Kong getaway. Shopping and eating will not be the focus, rather this series of hiking & walking aims to provide a whole new perspective on Hong Kong.

These action-packed itineraries will allow you to experience the difference of the 3 main areas in Hong Kong - Kowloon, New Territory & Hong Kong Island. And of course, there will always be some free time to enjoy shopping & delicious food.

In this series, we are bringing by FOOT to explore the way of life in Kowloon


Day 2

For the best views of Hong Kong, hit the best hiking trail to see both sides of Hong Kong. It lies in between "New Territories" and "Kowloon". The entire mountain is located within Lion Rock Country Park in Hung Mui Kuk, Tai Wai in the New Territory, glance north for the views of the New Territories and south for a panorama of Kowloon

Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT to Lion Rock starting at Kowloon, Hong KongOn a clear day, the view stretches to Victoria Harbour and the iconic skyline of Hong Kong Island, making it feel like the whole of Hong Kong is under your feet!

Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT to Lion Rock starting at Kowloon, Hong KongIt is not tough yet gives you a sense of achievement once you reach the top.

Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT to Lion Rock starting at Kowloon, Hong KongThe Umbrella wonders... ... for the SUN & RAIN

Lion Rock (495m) is one of the most recognizable natural landmarks in Hong Kong and has become a symbol of the hardworking spirit of Hongkongers. Lion Rock Spirit is said to be the core values that are inherited by Hong Kong people from generations to generations. This term is originated from the theme song of a 1970s TV series. Below the Lion Rock, which portrays the real-life situation of Hong Kong people during that period. This spirit enables the Hong Kong people to achieve the great socio-economical advancement that transforms Hong Kong into the current cosmopolitan Asian Financial Centre.

Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT to Lion Rock starting at Kowloon, Hong KongIt an easy path with the no needs of climbing gear or special equipment. 

Day 3
One of the icons of Kam Shan Country Park is a long narrow stretch of a low ridge that extends all the way to Shing Mun Valley. This line of gentle slopes links the small Kam Shan Valley with the larger Shing Mun Valley in the north. On the top of the two denuded peaks, your gaze reaches deep into Shing Mun Valley and the sylvan peaks and hill pass beyond. 
Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT to Lion Rock starting at Kowloon, Hong Kong


Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT to Lion Rock starting at Kowloon, Hong KongThe Kam Shan Country Park is set mainly in reservoir catchment areas; it is one of Hong Kong's first country parks. Kam Shan is famous for its macaques. These animals can be found across the park.

Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT to Lion Rock starting at Kowloon, Hong KongSmugglers' Pass was part of the Gin Drinker's Line. This key military position had a network of trenches and bunkers interconnected by underground tunnels. Some of these facilities, particularly the Smugglers' Ridge Defence Line bunkers built in the mid-1930's, are substantially intact today. Embracing some 70 years of history, these wartime relics are well worth seeing.

Explore the Great Outdoor in Hong Kong by FOOT to Lion Rock starting at Kowloon, Hong Kong
Day 1
14:00 Arrived @ Hong Kong
17:00 Free time & dinner @ own expenses 

Day 2
09:00 Meet @ Hostel lobby, take public transport to Lion Rock
10:00 Start hiking (packed lunch)
15:00 High tea in the local cafe
16:00 Public transport back to Hostel
18:00 Apliu Street
(An Octopus card with a value of HKD$200 will be given on day 1, only lunch provided)

Day 3
09:00 Meet @ Hostel Lobby, take public transport to Kam Shan Country Park
10:00 Hiking @ Kam Shan Country Park
14:00 Lunch @ local cafe (lunch provided)
15:00 Public transport back to the hostel
18:00 Fuk Wing Street
(An Octopus card with a value of HKD$200 will be given on day 1, only lunch provided)

Day 4
09:00 Easy walk up to Golden Hill (just behind hostel)
11:00 Free time before the flight
18:30 Arrived back home (Singapore)