Lantau Trail (Section 1) Mui Wo to Nam Shan
Lantau Trail

Trail Summary

Length
2.5 km
Duration
0.75 hours
Region
Lantau
Overall Difficulty (1-Star Easy)

Length (Rating 1-Star)

Duration (Rating 1-Star)

Gradient (Rating 1-Star)

Surface (Rating 1-Star)

Shading Level
(3 green leaves represent high shading level)

  • (High)

Overall Rating (5 hearts is the highest)

(Rating 4-Heart)

The first leg of the Lantau Trail runs parallel to South Lantau Road.  Along the way, the footpath overlooks several villages, namely Luk Tei Tong Village, Tai Tei Tong, Pak Ngan Heung, Mui Wo Kau Tsuen, and Chung Hau.  These five villages, whose outlines form the shape of a plum flower, surround Butterfly Hill, creating a sunken terrace – the plum shape and the sunken terrace, whose Chinese characters are romanised as ‘Mui’ and ‘Wo’ respectively, gave Mui Wo its name.  Begin your hike by following the carriageway at the pier all the way up to the barbecue site at the top of Nam Shan Au in the Lantau South Country Park.  The footpath is lined with Taiwan acacia giving some welcome shade from the sun, making the hike even easier.    For hiking enthusiasts, this section cannot be any easier, but anyone intending to finish the entire Lantau Trail would be well-advised to adequately equip themselves beforehand and refuel at the pavilion in Nam Shan Au.


Transportation Information

Start Point
Take First Ferry at Pier 6 in Central or take New Lantao Bus route 3M in Tung Chung to Mui Wo Ferry Pier.

End Point
Take public transport at "Nam Shan Campsite" bus stop along South Lantau Road for leaving.

New Lantao Bus routes - 1, 2, 3M and 4

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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