Hong Kong Layover Tour: Giant Buddha, Cable Car, and Boat Ride

Day Trips & Excursions in Hong Kong

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This Lantau Giant Buddha Cable Car Tour Plus Tai O Boat Ride is listed No. 1 in wish list for visitors in Hong Kong. This 7-hour layover tour includes airport express train transfers to and from the airport, ride the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car round-trip to see the Tian Tan Buddha statue, a boat ride to explore Tai O, a quaint fishing village where the houses are built on stilts, vegetarian lunch at Po Lin Monastery.  You can choose from Same Day Return and Another Day Return.  The round trip airport express train ticket is valid 60 days before and 30 days after your tour day.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Lantau Island, Hong KongThe highlight is riding the cable car to visit Tian Tan Big Buddha, exploring Tai O fishing village by boat ride.Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Tung Chung, Hong KongAccess of group Entry to skip the line. Take cable car ride from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping ( mountain top ).Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Ngong Ping 360, Hong KongNgong Ping Cable Car connects Tung Chung and Ngong Ping. The 5.7km cable car journey offers visitors spectacular 360 degree panoramic views of South China Sea, Hong Kong International Airport, North Lantau Country Park and Giant Buddha.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery, Hong KongKnown as the "Buddhist Kingdom in the South", Po Lin Monastery is the most popular Buddhist temple in HK. Lunch will be served at the Po Lin Monastery, it is a Chinese Vegetarian cuisine which is a culture heritage from ancient China. Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), Hong KongTake shuttle bus to the foot of the Buddha Statue. You do not need to climb 268 steps. The Buddha is the world’s largest outdoor seated bronze Buddha.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Tai O, Hong KongTake boat ride around Tai O village to see the stilts house. In summer time, you can see Pink Dolphin in this area. After boat ride, walk along the local street market.Duration: 40 minutes

What’s included

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach for sightseeing
  • Vegetarian lunch at Po Lin Monastery
  • Boat ride around the stilts houses in Tai O village
  • Professional English speaking tour guide service
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Ngong Ping 360
  • Entry/Admission - Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)
  • Entry/Admission - Tai O

What’s not included

  • Dinner
  • Luggage storage service at airport
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Round-trip train fares
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point