Category New Territories mainland

Shalotung – haven in the New Territories hills

Head into the hills from near Tai Po Market, taking a narrow road from the fringe of the industrial estate, and it’s almost as if you’re leaving 21st century Hong Kong behind. The road climbs through woodland, curls to the…

Sai Kung Peninsula


tai long wan thumbThe beautiful Sai Kung Peninsula (西貢半島) is larger than Hong Kong Island.

Ping Shan Heritage Trail

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Tin Shui Wai station is the starting point of a fine heritage trail, with Hong Kong's only historic pagoda.

Mau Ping

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mau ping trailAn excellent hike from Sai Kung passes the abandoned village of Mau Ping.

Buffalo Hill


view from buffalo hillViews from Buffalo Hill recall parts of the Scottish Highlands.

Tai Long Wan Sai Kung

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tai wanTai Long Wan, on the east coast of the Sai Kung Peninsula, has white sand beaches flanked by rugged headlands.