Sunset Peak, Lantau's second highest peak standing at 869m is not a technical ascent but a level of fitness is required and previous hiking experience will be a distinct advantage. The descent is also a little steep in places but with steps in place it is manageable. Sunset on Sunset Peak, this is one for the hopeless romantics, the photographer or just those that want a little adventure and fun. Sunset Peak is situated on one of Hong Kong's outlying islands, Lantau. This evening hiking tour is around 5 hours.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Minimum age is 14 years
Deteriorating weather conditions can cause this trip to be cancelled at late notice
You do not need to be super-fit for this trip, however the climbs can be moderately demanding for the none experienced with some long hours of sustained walking. The effects of heat and humidity may also further tax your body. You will enjoy the trip all the more if you are in good physical shape having exercised regularly
Footwear: quality walking shoes/trainers with good grip are a must, anything less is unacceptable
Highly recommend the layer system clothing according to the season and a change of clothes carried in a dry bag: Summer (Hot): May ~ October/November - Dri-fit, Climalite, Breathable materials; Wet Season: April ~ September - light weight waterproof breathable shell, spare socks; Winter (cold): November/December ~ March - Wind proof shell, fleece, hiking trousers, gloves & beanie
Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
Hydration: As in all hiking, keeping yourself hydrated is essential but never more so than in Hong Kong's hot season. It is routinely possible to lose up to 1 liter of fluid per hour whilst hiking so it is important you carry enough water/electrolytes to keep hydrated for the duration of the hike.
Required items for all hikers: Lightweight hiking shoes or hiking boots; Water in bottles or bladder (recommend 3 litres in hot weather); Sunhat & Sunscreen; Backpack; Suitable Clothing
Suggested items: Personal travel/medical insurance; Octopus card; Spare clothing in dry bag; Hiking poles; Insect repellent; Camera; Snacks to keep you going
Public transport: Hiking in Hong Kong involves the use of the very efficient public transportation system. All hikes start and finish at the nearest MTR station. Any transportation costs between the nearest MTR station and trail start/end will be covered by local tour operator
Hike start times vary, please be aware of this to ensure on-time arrival, all hikes will start promptly. Hikes will not be delayed as unfair to inconvenience others.
Not recommended for pregnant women
Not recommended for participants with back problems
Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
Not wheelchair accessible