Kap Lung Ancient Trail Country Trail
Country Trail

Trail Summary

Length
2 km
Duration
1 hour
Region
West New Territories
Overall Difficulty (2-Star Moderate)

Length (Rating 1-Star)

Duration (Rating 1-Star)

Gradient (Rating 4-Star)

Surface (Rating 3-Star)

Shading Level
(3 green leaves represent high shading level)

  • (High)

Overall Rating (5 hearts is the highest)

(Rating 3-Heart)

With its name originating from Kap Lung Village, Kap Lung Ancient Trail is one of those the old trails with a long history. Kap Lung Village, which is only home to 2 households currently, has a span of history of more than 2 centuries. Bridging Kap Lung and Tsuen Kam Au, Kap Lung Ancient Trail was once a major commuting route that allowed farmers who lived around Pat Heung and Shek Kong to travel to and from Tsuen Wan Market. Every single step of the well-preserved path was built of granite. Seasonal characteristics of the path are further enhanced by the presence of, Chinese New Year Flower, Giant Alocasia, Camel’s Foot Tree, Tree Cotton, and Ivory Coral Tree. In summer, the path is exceptionally lush, cool, and cozy, giving city-dwellers a rarely pleasant experience. The second half of the country trail is more physically demanding as it is made of well-retained stone staircases, while the beginning of the country trail overlaps Kap Lung Forest Trail. Given that the whole path is located in the woods, however, hikers can sit in the shade of trees and take a rest on sunny days. All in all, Kap Lung Village is quite an easy walk.


Transportation Information

Start Point
Get off at Tai Mo Shan Country Park, walk along the pedestrian path for 100m to the entrance of the trail.

Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) routes - 51 (Circular)

End Point

Walk along Pat Heung Catchwater to "Lui Kung Tin Tsuen" bus stop for leaving.

Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) routes - 51 (Circular)
Green Minibus routes - 72

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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