Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: China, China, Hong Kong SAR
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  • 8 hours
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Discover a different side of Hong Kong away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Embark on a journey to the biggest island of Hong Kong - Lantau Island. On this full day 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.

Highlights:
• Full-day tour of Lantau Island in Hong Kong
• Ride an express ferry across Hong Kong Harbour to Lantau Island
• Visit Po Lin Monastery and the Giant Buddha
• Tai O fishing village and its traditional houses on stilts
• Take a 25-minute sky rail cable car from Ngong Ping Village to Tung Chung town
• Enjoy a vegetarian lunch at the monastery
• Round-trip hotel transport from Hong Kong Island and Kowloon included

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • 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

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Lantau island, Hong Kong China

Your friendly guide and expert driver will collect you from your Hong Kong hotel and transport you to the express ferry that will take you across Hong Kong Harbor to the shores of Lantau Island. Head to Cheung Sha Beach—the longest beach in the area—on a comfortable coach bus, then tour the fishing village of Tai O, where you’ll see traditional stilted home and learn more about daily local life. This Lantau Island Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong will then take you to the top of Ngong Ping Plateau where you’ll see the Tian Tan Buddha at Po Lin Monastery. This famous statue stretches more than 111 fee t (34 meters) high and is the largest seated, outdoor bronze Buddha on earth. Take a tour of Big Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery and savor a typical vegetarian meal at the monastery. This magnificent day ends as you travel from the mountain top by Ngong Ping 260 sky rail cable car to the Ngong Ping Plateau. The 25-minute trip offers up some of the most spectacular natural views and is not to be missed. Once you’ve arrived at Tung Chung Village you’ll make your way back to Hong Kong Island or Kowloon by coach.

Duration: 8 hours

Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Local English speakling guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • One-way ferry
  • 25-minute Ngong Ping Cable Car Ride
  • Entry/Admission - Lantau island

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Customers are required to confirm exact pick up point for tour with local service provider at least 24 hours prior to date booked.
  • Cable car will be subject to operational and weather conditions, in the event of the when the cable is not available it will be replaced with a coach transfer.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Scheduled maintenance of the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car will take place 3--5 September 2019 (inclusive) and cable car ride will be replaced with a coach transfer.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour from designated hotels in downtown Hong Kong and Kowloon.

Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.


Departure Time

7:50 AM

Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

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michelle_naftzger

Jerry was our guide and he was great! Had lots of information to share and knew his stuff. Was great to see the island from someone who lived there. The Big Buddha is amazing! Something everyone should see when they are in HK. We had a really cloudy day and it was still very impressive.

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npatel0388

Great day at Lantau Island. Spent the day on the island visiting the Buddha, the monastery, the shops and the beaches. I would highly recommend it.

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Carole R

A great day. Yrs you can do it yourself but we learned so much from our guide and no waiting in the heat for buses. The Buddha and monastery are amazing as is the cable car ride.

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pmdominguez219

Lantau Island is a bit isolated; so going with a tour guide is key. Our guide Peter was very helpful in teaching us about the area, Hong Kong's history, and made this a great experience. The hotel pick up arrived on time, and the tour was very efficient. Perfect for people who are only in Hong Kong for a few days and want to visit an area outside of the busy city. The Big Buddha was breathtaking - great views especially with the cable car. It was really foggy when we went but we still got to enjoy the views. The vegetarian lunch was ok -- good food but I wish there were heavier options. The fishing village, temples, and Big Buddah - you definitely get your money's worth!

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Bhaswati M

Wonderful experience overall , from the ferry ride to the beach to the Big Buddha, delicious veg meal at the monastery and the ride back in the cable car.

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Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong

Brock posed with the Big Buddha

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Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong

Lantau Island

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A more intimate photo of the Giant Buddha

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Lantau Island Buddha

Lantau Island Buddha

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Fishing Village, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Fishing Village, Lantau Island, Hong Kong: A step through time

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New Gate, Giant Buddha

New Entrance Giant Buddha, Lantau, on tour by Anthony Partridge

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Giant Buddha

Looking up at the giant sitting Buddha

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Tian Tan Buddha

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Tian Tab Buddha

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Po Lin Monastery

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Po Lin Monastery

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Po Lin Monastery

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Tian Tan Buddha

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One of the six devas surrounding the Tian Tan Buddha

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Catch of the day!

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Tai O fishing village

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Standing in the South China Sea

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