Private tour Lantau Island - Big buddha and Tai O Village

Duration: 6 to 8 hours
Destination: Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong SAR

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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Hong Kong SAR
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Whether a first timer or a returning traveller to Hong Kong, this 7-hour interactive private tour provides fascinating insights on the territory's geography, history and geopolitics. Lantau is not only one of the most protected and under populated area of Hong Kong, it is also the biggest island of the Special Administrative Region. This private tour will showcase various parts of the island such as TUNG CHUNG, NGONG PING  where the giant buddha sits, PO LIN Monastery, Tai O fishing village and its pink dolphins. We will travel by train, bus and boat.


Learn about Hong Kong's past, present and future history - insider knowledge with a private tour guide

Enjoy Ngong Ping Cable Car featuring stunning views

See the local wildlife (buffalos and pink dolphins)

Experience the local culture

Taste local food

Fast track access - avoid long queues

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Statue Square, Queen's Road, Central and Western District, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong China

We will meet the clients at 9am on Statue Square

Stop At: Ngong Ping 360, 11 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, Hong Kong China

Cable Car to Big Buddha

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), Lantau Island, Hong Kong China

Introduction to buddhism, Big Buddha and Po Lin Monastery

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Tai O, Hong Kong China

Discover the fishing village of Tai O

Duration: 1 hour

  • Private guide
  • Public transportation
  • One way Ngong Ping cable car ride
  • Fast track pass
  • Boat ride
  • Entry/Admission - Ngong Ping 360
  • Entry/Admission - Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)
  • Entry/Admission - Tai O

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • We will contact you as soon as the booking is confirmed in order to refine the itinerary
  • We might suggest other options once we get to know you in order to make the tour even more exciting
  • Weather might also contribute to moderate changes
  • This tour is operated in English or French
  • The duration of the tour is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
Departure Point

Statue Square, Central, Hong Kong
Traveler pickup is offered
Please provide hotel name and phone number to organize pick up.

On week days the pick up will be at 8am, on local public holidays and week ends the pick up will be at 9am

Departure Time

08:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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


6 to 8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews


29 Apr, 2019

we did the private walking tour of lantau island, including the big buddha and tai o village. Our guide (Alex) really tried to find special things to entertain our young girls, pointed out good locations to try street food, and found us a nice spot for lunch on the beach. Having a guide was great, because navigating the queues for the cable car aren't straight forward and she was able to show us more of the village than we would have explored on our own. Unfortunately we didn't see any dolphins but that is a gamble with any tour. Though we had younger children (5-7), there is a lot of walking on this tour (probably around 10K steps) and it wouldn't work well with strollers. We only did this one tour with the company but Alex was very knowledgeable about the city and could likely do a great job with any of their tours.


28 Apr, 2019

Alex was a wonderful tour guide who gave us a private tour of Lantau Island and Tai O. She was very informative and passed on to us a lot of information about The history of Hong Kong and Lantau Island, the people, and culture. We explored with Alex by foot, subway, cable car and ferry which helped to immerse us in the everyday life on the islands. We highly recommend booking your next tour with Alex. Awesome guide!!


20 Apr, 2019

What an incredible way to experience the beauty of Lantau Island!!! We met STEPHANIE (our SUPERB GUIDE) at our hotel. She led us to the MTA subway for an enjoyable ride to the Lantau Island Cable Car. We then took at 25 minute cable car ride to view the Giant Buddha... an incredible sight!!! We climbed the 266 steps for an up close and personal view of the Buddha. Stephanie then led us on a tour of the Monastery and then on to a small boat ride to Tai O Village. We toured this amazing village and ate a delicious lunch at a unique and atmospheric local eatery. After lunch, we continued our tour of Tai O Village. We visited a Taoist Temple and then took a bus to the MTA and rode the MTA back to Kowloon. Stephanie then led us to the Lady's Market, just a few blocks from our hotel. Thanks to Stephanie, it was truly a great day!!! .


07 Apr, 2019

Lovely and informative day started when Stephanie picked my parents and me up in the lobby and having Stephanie to help quickly get on the right tubes was great and time saving as was the fact that having a guide meant you skipped queues. The journey to Lantau was smooth and getting to know each other. The cable journey to Lantau is definitely worth it and the big Buddha is a wonderful sight from all angles, sadly it's become quite touristy in the vicinity and I hadn't realised how new it all was nevertheless worth going to. From there we headed to O Tai village and again having Stephanie as a guide helped as she knew the exact times of the buses etc although never felt rushed and she always allowed for us to take our time. The village was lovely, very authentic and as we chose not to have a proper sit down lunch, Stephanie took us to a lovely coffee shop as well as a Temple which may not always be visited, in fact there was nobody there and me managed to have a go at the Spitting Bowl! Overall, we had a lovely day and learnt a lot especially in the Village where Stephanie recounted of some of the people she herself had met there and the way they lived, etc. Thanks Stephanie! And of course to Hong Kong a' la Carte!


20 Feb, 2019

Stephaine was a wonderful tour guide. She was very informative and such a lovely lady to spend the day with. We totally enjoyed the tour she gave. We had a great time visiting the Big Buddha and Tai O Village, we had lunch at a lovely restaurant in the village over looking the water. If we came back to Hong Kong we would hire Stephaine to take us on another tour, she's the best!

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