Private Tour: Lantau Island Crystal Cabin Cable Car and Tai O Village Boat Ride

Private & Custom Tours in Hong Kong

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Take 3.5 mile (5.7km) cable car journey to visit Tian Tan Giant Buddha Statue, the world's largest outdoor Buddha at the Po Lin Monastery.   The glass-bottom Crystal Cabin Cable Car is designed to feast your eyes with an astonishing bird’s eye view. Feel the magic of the boundless sea and the rolling grassland. After a Chinese Vegetarian lunch at the Po Lin Monastery, take a boat trip to cruise around Tai O village to see the stilt houses. This is a private tour escorted by a 7-seater with a tour guide and driver. 9 hours trip with flexible pickup time that you prefer.
Hotel pickup time is between 08:30 to 09:30. Please inform your preferred pickup time. Coach transfer to Lantau Island, take the Ngong Ping Cable Car. You will have crystal cable car ticket, and group entry access will save your time to skip the line.  Enjoy panoramic views of the Tiantan Giant Buddha, North Lantau Country Park, the Hong Kong International Airport and views of the South China Sea. After getting off from the cable car, you do not need to climb 268 steps to see the Buddha. Instead you will take shuttle bus for 10 minute to reach its base and explore the 3-floor museum beneath the Tiantan Giant Buddha Statue.  There are 3 museum floors beneath the Buddha statue: The Hall of Universe, The Hall of Benevolent Merit, and The Hall of Remembrance. See one of the most renowned features inside, a relic of Sakyamuni, consisting of some of his alleged cremated remains. Next, visit Po Lin Monastery, which is known as the "Buddhist Kingdom in the South".  Take a closer look at Tian Tan Buddha, a large bronze statue of a Buddha Amoghasiddhi completed in 1993. The Buddha is 112 feet (34 m) tall and weighs 250 tons.  Po Lin Monastery is the most popular Buddhist temple in Hong Kong. The world's largest outdoor Buddha at the Po Lin Monastery becomes a site of Pilgrimage and is visited by Buddhists' from all over the world. Enjoy a Chinese Vegetarian lunch at the monastery which is a culture heritage from ancient China. Po Lin Monastery is famous for providing high quality Buddhist vegetarian cuisine in Hong Kong. After lunch, take coach to Tai O fishing village, once the largest inhabited settlement on Lantau Island. The village's stilt houses on the waterfont, offer a glimpse into Hong Kong's past and provide a striking contrast with the modern city. Take a boat trip to cruise around the old fishing village to see the stilt houses, unusual, interconnected structures on water that form a tightly-knit fishing community for villagers to live in.  In June, July and August, pink dolphins can be seen during the boat ride. At the conclusion of your trip, you will be returned to your hotel around 18:00. - Hour by hour schedule - 1. hotel pickup, take company coach to Tung Chung 2. take cable car to Ngong Ping (30 minute one way) 3. visit Ngong Ping Village, Po Lin Monastery, have vegetarian lunch (90 minute) 4. take electric shuttle bus for 10 munte to Buddha Statue 5. visit TianTan Buddha and the Museum beneath the Buddha(40 minute) 6. take electric shuttle bus to Tai O village (30 minute) 7. boat ride around the stilts house (30 minute) 8. take electric shuttle bus back to Ngong Ping (30 minute) 9. take Cable Car down to Tung Chung (30 minute) 10. take company coach back to your hotel

What’s included

  • Pickup and return transfer in downtown hotel, cruise terminal, railway station or Hong Kong airport
  • Escorted tour by private coach with an English speaking tour guide and an experienced professional driver
  • Vegetarian lunch at Po Lin Monastery
  • Boat ride around the stilts houses in Tai O village
  • Transfers between attractions
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)
  • Pickup from Shenzhen or Macau

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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