Cheung Chau (Long Island) Tour with Dim Sum lunch

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Cheung Chau (Long Island) Tour with Dim Sum lunch information and booking

from
$83
Duration
6 hours
Departs from
Tour departs from centrally located Hong Kong hotels
Time of departure
8:00am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Cheung Chau Island, also known as Long Island, is only a short ferry ride from Hong Kong.

The tour begins with the Pak Tai Temple, supreme Emperor of the Dark Heaven. Walk down to the beautiful Tung Wan Beach with its clear water and soft sand before exploring 3,000 year old Bronze-Age rock carvings and old fishing communities of West Bay, Cheung Po Tsai Cave. The next stop is a visit to Tin Hau Temple where followers come to worship the Goddess of Sea.

Pick up from selected hotels to the Outlying Islands Pier for a relaxing ferry ride to Cheung Chau (Long Island) which is about 12 kilometers southwest of the busy Hong Kong Island. The tour begins from the Pak Tai Temple (supreme Emperor of the Dark Heaven). Built in 1783, the temple's layout is in the form of traditional Chinese architecture, such as ceramic figurines on the roof ridges, mural of auspicious motifs and stone lions in the forecourt. Next walk down the beautiful Tung Wan Beach with its clear water and soft sand, a most popular spot for windsurfing and canoeing. The 3,000 year old Bronze-Age rock carvings can be seen with geometric graphics and abstract animal images.

Walk through the old main street of Pak She Street and San Hing Street, you will see a typical island community. After take 20 minute sampan ride to cruise inside the typhoon shelter to see the historical and cultural aspects of old fishing communities to West Bay, Cheung Po Tsai Cave. The mysterious cave reputed to have been the hideout of notorious 19th Century pirate Cheung Po Tsai (Prince of Pirates), who is said to have commanded followers of 2 thousand and a fleet of 600 junks.

The next stop is a Tin Hau Temple. Local people come to the temple for guidance by shaking the prediction box. Take a walk along the beautiful scenery of West Lane from Sai Wan to a local restaurant for dim sum lunch, after which you will have free time to explore the island by foot or on a bike.

What's included

  • Professional guide
  • Dim sum lunch
  • Ferry ride to cheung chau island
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels)

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop off
  • Drinks