Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Visitor's Guide

Top 3 hiking trails for different levels

Hong Kong may be one of the most densely populated cities in the world, but within a short walk from the hustle and bustle of city-life you’ll find a verdant oasis. In fact, 70% of Hong Kong is green, with over 40% of its land area in protected in country parks.



Beginners:  Peak Circle Walk  山頂環迴步行徑

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The walk winds around the highest point of Hong Kong Island, an easy stroll to catch stunning views of the Hong Kong skyline. Aside from your bird’s eye view of the city (all 360 degrees), you will also encounter impressive mansions. Take Peak Tram on Garden Road from MTR Central, Exit J2, or leave MTR Hong Kong, Exit D then take Bus 15 from the Exchange Square Bus Terminus.



Intermediate:  Dragon’s Back Trail 龍脊山徑

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Once selected by Time Asia as the best urban hiking trail in Asia, the Dragon’s Back is a must for those wishing to experience the city’s beautiful countryside. The trail provides breathtaking views of Shek O, Big Wave Bay and the South China Sea. MTR Shau Kei Wan Exit A3, hop onto Bus No. 9 from the bus terminus and get off at the To Tei Wan bus stop on Shek O Road.



Advanced: Lantau Peak  鳳凰山

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This is for those who are up for a challenge. Pair your workout with a sightseeing trip to the Tian Tan Buddha. You can boast of having scaled the second highest peak in Hong Kong at 934 metres above sea level, and feel like you’re on top of the world. MTR Tung Chung Station, Exit B. At Tung Chung Ngong Ping Cable Car terminal take a 25-minute cable car ride to the Ngong Ping terminal. Then follow the signs and walk to Lantau Trail Stage 3.