Keung Shan Country Trail
Country Trail

Trail Summary

Length
8.2 km
Duration
3 hours
Region
Lantau
Overall Difficulty (3-Star Demanding)

Length (Rating 3-Star)

Duration (Rating 3-Star)

Gradient (Rating 3-Star)

Surface (Rating 3-Star)

Shading Level
(3 green leaves represent high shading level)

  • (Low)

Overall Rating (5 hearts is the highest)

(Rating 4-Heart)

Keung Shan Country Trail goes down south at Fan Shui Au before reaching the Kau Ling Chung Catchwater.  The entire footpath, paved with mountain rocks, is of natural characteristics.  To the north is the spectacular Che Hing Monastery, hidden in a pine forest like an Arcadia, as well as Lung Tsai Ng Yuen, set in magnificent mountainous scenery.  The stroll down to the catchwater is level and pleasant.  Located 200 metres from the trail, Kau Ling Chung Campsite boasts a fine white beach, and a picturesque setting of bridges arching over running river with shady trees in the surroundings.  On a knoll to its east stand a viewing point and the South Lantau Obelisk.  Specifically, the obelisk stands on a hill 60 metres above Kau Ling Chung, surrounded by the sea on its three sides with a wide view.  It was erected in 1902 by British Military subsequent to the signing of the Sino-British Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory on 9 June 1898 to mark the boundary.


Transportation Information

Start Point

Get off at the Lung Tsai bus station of Tai O Road and walk along Keung Shan Catchwater (South).

New Lantao Bus routes - 1, 11, 21 and 23

End Point
Take public transport at Tai O Road for leaving.

New Lantao Bus routes - 1, 2 and 11

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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