Hong Kong Hiking Tour: Sai Kung East Country Park, Beaches and Hakka Villages

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Hong Kong Hiking Tour: Sai Kung East Country Park, Beaches and Hakka Villages information and booking

8 hours
Departs from
General Post Office No. 2 Connaught Place, Central Hong Kong
Returns to
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Tour description provided by Viator

Discover gorgeous remote beaches and Hakka villages on a hike through Sai Kung East Country Park. On this full-day tour, follow your knowledgeable guide on a hike to see stunning white-sand beaches and lush forests. Learn about Hakka lifestyle on visits to old villages such as Sai Wan and Ham Tin, and visit beaches such as Tai Long Sai Wan.

Looking to spend the day away from Hong Kong’s bustling city streets? This adventure will take you on a hike along the scenic coastline of Sai Kung East Country Park, one of Hong Kong’s hidden natural gems. Enjoy the sights of lush tropical vegetation, forested ridges and breathtaking mountain and coastal landscapes.
After pickup from a central meeting location in Hong Kong, head to Sai Kung East Country Park, about an hour away, with your guide. Feel the ocean breeze as you walk along the white-sand shores of remote beaches and admire the beautiful clear-blue water around the Sai Kung Peninsula. Follow your guide on a network of paths past old Hakka villages, some deserted due to villagers leaving these lands for city life. Learn about the history of the villages and the lifestyle of the locals who once lived there.
Your guide will point out various small eateries in some villages where you can have lunch (own expense). You may also bring your own lunch and have a picnic on one of the beaches.
Hiking itineraries tend to change but places you may visit include the villages and beaches of Sai Wan and Ham Tin and and the High Island Reservoir. You may also visit the historical village of Chek Keng, where former villagers occasionally visit to check on their ancestral homes. Your experienced guide has extensive knowledge of the area。 After your hiking tour, return to central Hong Kong in the evening.

What's included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Round-trip transportation from central hong kong

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch