Cheung Sheung Country Trail
Country Trail

Trail Summary

Length
4.2 km
Duration
3 hours
Region
Sai Kung
Overall Difficulty (2-Star Moderate)

Length (Rating 2-Star)

Duration (Rating 3-Star)

Gradient (Rating 2-Star)

Surface (Rating 2-Star)

Shading Level
(3 green leaves represent high shading level)

  • (Medium)

Overall Rating (5 hearts is the highest)

(Rating 3-Heart)

Cheung Sheung, surrounded by steep spurs, is one of those rare marshes situated on a plateau.  The word ‘Cheung’ and the uniquely magnificent views stem from the surrounding layers of mountains.  Located in Sai Kung West Country Park, the trail presents hikers with scenes of Shek Uk Shan, the highest crest in Sai Kung, and Cheung Sheung Plateau, along Hoi Ha Road to the peak.  On the return trip, the trail amazes hikers with a panoramic view of the Three Fathoms Cove on the west.  Cheung Sheung Village owns a shabby stone house, an abandoned rainfall measurement station and an old village school that was used by anti-Japanese Guerrillas as a communications base.  The derelict village school holds on to history that cannot be forgotten among Hongkongers.  To arrive Yung Shue O Village, the destination of the trip, hikers have to go through the challenge of passing through series of steep and long stone steps, known as Jacob’s Ladder, situated at Au Mun.  If you are ready to take the challenge to the next level physically and mentally, you can get to Cheung Sheung with a reverse route that requires climbing up Jacob’s Ladder.


Transportation Information

Start Point
Take green minibus at Sai Kung to Hoi Ha Road and get off near Hau Tong Kai.

Green Minibus route - 7

End Point
From Yung Shue O, walk along catchwater for about 3 km to Sai Sha Road to take public transport for leaving.

Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) routes - 99, 99R (99R runs on Sunday and public holiday only) and 299X
Green Minibus  route - 807B

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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