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Full-Day Private Tour of Lantau Island including Big Buddha and Tai O

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    Choose to meet your private guide at your hotel (tour duration will be 8 hours) or at the Tung Chung MTR Station on Lantau Island (tour duration will be 7 hours). 
    Begin your exploration of Lantau with a ride on the Ngong PIng Cable Car, which features views of Lantau Country Park over the course of the 25-minute ride. Once you arrive at the Big Buddha, you can climb the 268 steps to visit the top, the hall of the 10,000 Buddhas, and the Po Lin Monastery. 
    Hop on the bus for the 20-minute ride (own expense) to Tai O, a village comprised of homes on stilts in the water. Visit the colorful seafood market and learn how the village is famous for its production of shrimp sauce and shrimp paste. Stop by the restored Old Police Station, now a hotel, where you can stop for lunch (own expense). 
    Visit one of the remaining shrimp sauce factories and a temple built in the 15th century before boarding a speedboat for a 20-minute ride (keep an eye out for the native pink dolphins). If you like, you can trek to a lookout point to see the bridge being built to connect Hong Kong to Macau. 
    Please note: Total walking distance is 3 to 6 miles (5 to 10km); this tour is suitable for participants who are reasonably physically fit. 
    Weekdays, you'll meet at Tung Chung at 9:45am (hotel 9am) and holidays/weekends at Tung Chung at 8:45am (hotel 8am).
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Ryan was my tour guide from Hello Hong Kong and he was amazingly knowledgeable about the culture and history. He was also just a joy to converse with for the day. I highly recommend this class meant and Ryan for your Lantau tour.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Penny D
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    This was one of two tours I took with Hello Hong Kong when I visited Hong Kong. The first tour I took was to Lantau Island, Big Buddha, & Tai O. Ryan was my guide, with Sinclair trailing. I was the only person on the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank seetheworld600
    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    Ryan started by picking us up from the hotel, and started giving us the history and maps of Hong Kong to give us a better idea of where we were going and what we were going to do. Throughout the journey he kept telling us...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank cadriazola93
    Reviewed 1 July 2019 via mobile

    My mom, dad, sister, boyfriend, and I all had a wonderful time on Lantau Island with Mel. I had been there before on my own, and greatly appreciated the layer of knowledge Mel added, it wouldn’t have been the same without him. There are lots...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Tim V
    Reviewed 12 May 2019

    Mel the tour guide very friendly and was very informative of any questions asked also rearranged our trip during the day to meet with our needs .highly recommend tour but especially Mel the guide Many thanks Oil & Peter

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Peter R
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    My husband and I (we're in our 60s) enjoyed the steps up to the Big Buddha. There were some going quicker than others -- and you'd certainly be able to turn around at any point and head down if you decided it was too much... More
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