Wilson Trail (Section 5)Sha Tin Pass to Tai Po Road
Wilson Trail

Trail Summary

Length
7.4 km
Duration
2.5 hours
Region
Central New Territories
Overall Difficulty (2-Star Moderate)

Length (Rating 2-Star)

Duration (Rating 3-Star)

Gradient (Rating 2-Star)

Surface (Rating 1-Star)

Shading Level
(3 green leaves represent high shading level)

  • (Medium)

Overall Rating (5 hearts is the highest)

(Rating 4-Heart)

If you are an amateur hiker or looking for a family-friendly hike, this section, which enjoys views of much of Sha Tin, Tai Wai, Tolo Harbour, and as far as Ma On Shan, has you covered. Section 5 starts with a footpath that leads uphill for a kilometre before descending to the hillside, which makes up much of this section. As you walk along the catchwater on the hillside, look up to the left of the summit and you will see Amah Rock – its distinctive shape resembles a woman carrying a baby on her back watching for the return of her husband. The hillside is also a riot of colour, ablaze with a diversity of flora species, including Cape Jasmine, Ear-leaved Acacia, Honeysuckle, Schima, Climbing Bauhinia, and Gloryberry – scenery you do not see every day in the city. It later joins a fitness trail that connects to the finishing point, Tai Po Road.


Transportation Information

Start Point 
Take public transport to “Tsz Wan Shan (North)” bus terminus and then walk uphill for 25 minutes to the start point.
Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) routes - 2F, 3C, 3M and 15A
Green Minibus routes - 37A

End Point 

Take public transport at Tai Po Road.
Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) routes - 72 and 81

The transportation information provided in this website is for reference only. Please check the updated transportation information from the websites of Transport Department and relevant transport utilities before setting off.

Hong Kong eTransport web page
https://www.hkemobility.gov.hk/

Route Map

The below map showing the route and the scenic spots along the hiking trail.
For details, please refer to the transportation information above and photos captions text below.

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