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Embark on a tour of Lantau Island in Hong Kong and visit the Giant Buddha Exhibition Hall at Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery. On this Big Buddha tour with a professional guide, you’ll discover pristine beaches, traditional fishing villages, lush valleys, soaring mountains and spiritual enlightenment. Ride a cable car from Tung Chung with spectacular views of Lantau Island, Ngong Ping Plateau and the South China Sea. Your Lantau Island tour includes round-trip hotel transport, one-way ferry and lunch.

Please note: Cable car will not operate from Jan 1st, 2017 to May 31st, 2017 due to scheduled maintenance, you will be provided coach transfer from Nong Ping Village down to Tung Chung during this period.


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  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Lunch included
  • Led by a local guide

  • What You Can Expect

    Your Lantau Island tour in Hong Kong begins with hotel pickup, followed by an express ferry ride across Hong Kong Harbour. When you reach Lantau Island with your guide, board a coach to beautiful Cheung Sha Beach – Hong Kong's longest beach. From here, head to the unique Tai O fishing village, where you’ll find local fishermen's homes built on stilts.

    Your scenic coach journey will take you up a winding mountain road to Ngong Ping Plateau, where the majestic Tian Tan Buddha sits near the Po Lin Monastery. Popularly known as the Big Buddha or Giant Buddha, the statue reaches more than 111 feet (34 meters) high, making it the world's largest seated, outdoor bronze Buddha.

    You'll have ample time to enjoy a guided Big Buddha tour, including the colorful Po Lin Monastery and its Giant Buddha Exhibition Hall. A short walk away is the Wisdom Path, where an ancient prayer is inscribed on a series of wooden columns set in a figure eight to signify infinity.

    Enjoy a traditional Buddhist vegetarian meal at the monastery, followed by an optional visit to the culturally themed Ngong Ping Village, which offers a range of regional street performances, shows and demonstrations, as well as multimedia attractions.

    Your tour of Lantau Island in Hong Kong concludes with a descent down the mountain aboard the Ngong Ping 360 sky rail cable car to the Ngong Ping Plateau – a 3-mile (5.7 km) distance away. This 25-minute journey across Tung Chung Bay offers breathtaking panoramic views of the South China Sea along with the awe-inspiring Giant Buddha nestled in the lush mountains landscape.

    From Tung Chung Village, return to Kowloon or Hong Kong Island by coach.

    Please note:

    • This tour is NOT recommended for elderly or disabled passengers due to restricted access on and off the ferryboat and Ngong Ping cable car. (Cable car subject to operational and weather conditions)
    • Cable car will be unavailable due to maintenance on the following 2014 dates: Jan 14-16, Mar 17-20, Jun 24-25, Sep 15-19 and Dec 2-3. Transportation by coach will be arranged for these dates

    Cancellation Policy

    Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.

Customer Reviews

Liliana G


Wow! Simply Wow! What a great island and village. Our guide was fantastic, as a Lantau native he knew so much history. The Buddha is truly breathtaking. So glad we went.

Ana Maria V


This tour was brilliant! It worth every dollar! The tour guide was so smart and explained everything. It was a full day with so many beautiful places!! You should for SURE not miss this! It is a MUST DO. The views wore amazing and also the lunch-vegetarian style.

Kim Y


Really good day out. Very friendly and knowledgeable guides. The incoming typhoon conditions unfortunately meant that the gondola/chair rail portion of the trip was cancelled as considered too dangerous - we could live with that. Big Buddha is amazing. Lunch provided with tour was fantastic and we certainly didn't go hungry. Well worth doing.

Dante G


Great Day, Great Guide, Great Meal. We were assuming that an included vegetarian meal at the Monastery would be underwhelming...Instead, it was one of the best meals we had on or 17 day vacation. Loved the time in fishing village and at Buddha. Highly recommend this trip.

Patrick M


This tour was excellent. One of the best day tours Ive ever experienced.
Our guide Kurt was exceptionally well informed about the culture and history. His commentary was filled with interesting stories and anecdotes and he kept us fascinated and amused throughout the day.
He was very attentive and when the lunch service at the Po Lin Monastery didn't quite go as planned he didnt hesitate to organise the seating, fill the teapots and ensure that everyone was served.
The highlights of the tour were the walk through the Tai O fishing village, the Giant Buddha, the delicious vegetarian lunch and the cable car ride from the Ngong Ping Village on Lantau to Kowloon.
Apart from the small hitch at lunch and a breakdown of the microphone system on the bus the tour went off without a hitch. After the tour, we were the last passengers to be dropped off at the starting point at Pier 6 resulting in a long bus ride through the evening traffic.
Thanks Lantau Tours and special thanks to Kurt.



  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • One-way ferry
  • 25-minute cable car journey

  • Exclusions

    • Gratuities (optional)

    • Additional Info

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
      • This tour is not recommended for elderly or disabled passengers due to restricted access on and off the ferryboat and Ngong Ping cable car. Not wheelchair accessible

      • Voucher info

        You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

        Departure Point

        Tour departs from your centrally located Hong Kong or Kowloon hotel

        Departure Time


        Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.


        8 hours

        Return Details

        Tour returns to original departure point at approximately 4:00pm

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  • Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong
  • Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong
  • Lantau Island
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  • Lantau Island Buddha
  • Fishing Village, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
  • New Gate, Giant Buddha
  • Giant Buddha
  • The Great Buddah
  • Vegetarian lunch
  • Tai O
  • Big Buddha
  • Big Buddha
  • Big Buddha and me
  • The fishing village
  • Not for the faint hearted
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Lantau Island

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