The eastern extremity of Pat Sin Leng marks the final
turning along the Wilson Trail – where Section
10 swings northwest and descends to Nam Chung.
Now over 70 kilometres along the Trail from its
start at Stanley, though only 30 kilometres due
north of there, this is the Wilson Trail’s culminating
The summit at Hsien Ku Fung, on three sides surrounded
by sheer slopes, offers a bird’s eye panorama of
the far northeast – a barely inhabited region of
striking beauty. Immediately to the east Plover
Cove Reservoir spreads out, its six-kilometre expanse
of water reaching back to rugged hills. Northeast
is the tangled country that encloses Double Haven,
with its islets and islands. Northwest, where the
Trail leads, hills descend to Nam Chung.
Down from the summit, panoramas extend across
wooded hills to Wu Kau Tang – and over Starling
Inlet to Sha Tau Kok. The trail continues on amidst
shrubland and, farther down, enters low woodlands.
After the windswept heights of Pat Sin it seems
Public Transport Take the MTR to Tai Po Market MTR Station. Then take
Bus 75K or 275R (Sundays and public holidays) to
Tai Mei Tuk. The start point of Section 10 is described
Taxi Distance and Time Kowloon Star Ferry to Tai
Mei Tuk – 30 km, about 1 hour.
Section Start Point Section 10 starts at Hsien
Ku Fung, the easternmost Pat Sin summit. This is
the end point of Section 9, so the best way to
hike Section 10 is simply to continue on. To begin
your entire hike at Section 10, take the two-kilometre
trail up from Tai Mei Tuk to where the stepped
trail comes down from Hsien Ku Fung, then bear
Section End Point Just south of Nam Chung village.
Where the Wilson Trail meets a larger road, turn
right and continue for half a kilometre down to
Nam Chung village. Then walk on to Luk Keng Road.
From there minibuses run to the MTR Fanling station.