Lantau Island And Giant Buddha Cable Car Group Tour With Hotel Pickup In Hong Kong Island

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Overview

This sightseeing tour includes pickup from select hotels in the Central and East areas of Hong Kong Island and transfer to Lantau Island. Take a cable car tour to visit the Tian Tan Big Buddha Statue at the PO Lin Monastery and take a boat ride to explore Tai O, a quaint fishing village where the houses are on stilts. A vegetarian lunch is also included with the tour.

Note: Ngong Ping Cable Car service will be closed temporarily for scheduled maintenance between Jan 9, 2017 to May 31, 2017 (both dates inclusive). Please note during this period, the tour will be operated by coach transfer driving up and down in between Ngong Ping and Tung Chung instead of cable car, and return transfer will inclusive of ferry from Mui Wo to Central, and then coach transfer back to your hotel.
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Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Family friendly
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • All entrance fees included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Begin your group tour with pickup in the lobby of select hotels between 9am to 9:30am. Ride the Ngong Ping Cable Car that connects Tung Chung and Ngong Ping. Your 3.5 mile (5.7km) cable car journey will offer spectacular 360 degree panoramic views of South China Sea, Hong Kong International Airport, North Lantau Country Park and Giant Buddha. Take a closer look at Tian Tan Buddha, a large bronze statue of a Buddha Amoghasiddhi completed in 1993. The Buddha is 112 feet (34 m) tall and weighs 250 tons. You will need to climb 268 steps to reach the Buddha, there is a small winding road to the Buddha for vehicles to accommodate the handicapped.

There are 3 museum floors beneath the Buddha statue: The Hall of Universe, The Hall of Benevolent Merit, and The Hall of Remembrance. See one of the most renowned features inside, a relic of Sakyamuni, consisting of some of his alleged cremated remains. Next, visit Po Lin Monastery, which is known as the "Buddhist Kingdom in the South". Po Lin Monastery is the most popular Buddhist temple in Hong Kong. The world's largest outdoor Buddha at the Po Lin Monastery becomes a site of Pilgrimage and is visited by Buddhists' from all over the world.

Enjoy a Chinese Vegetarian lunch at the monastery which is a culture heritage from ancient China. Po Lin Monastery is famous for providing high quality Buddhist vegetarian cuisine in Hong Kong. Nowadays, the chefs can prepare the vegetarian food with a taste similar to typical Chinese cuisine. After lunch, take coach to Tai O fishing village, once the largest inhabited settlement on Lantau Island. The village's stilt houses on the waterfont, offer a glimpse into Hong Kong's past and provide a striking contrast with the modern city. Take a boat trip to cruise around the old fishing village to see the stilt houses, unusual, interconnected structures on water that form a tightly-knit fishing community for villagers to live in. At the conclusion of your trip, you will be returned to your hotel around 5pm.
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Inclusions for Lantau Island And Giant Buddha Cable Car Group Tour With Hotel Pickup In Hong Kong Island

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Hong Kong Island (selected hotel as shown in Depart Location)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Round Way Ngong Ping Cable Car ticket
  • Admission Tickets to museum beneath the Buddha
  • Vegetarian lunch at Po Lin Monastery
  • Boat ride around the stilts houses in Tai O Village
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Transfers between attractions
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Exclusions for Lantau Island And Giant Buddha Cable Car Group Tour With Hotel Pickup In Hong Kong Island

  • Dinner
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (optional)
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Itinerary:

Pickup from select hotels in Hong Kong Island:
  1. Best Western Hotel Causeway Bay
  2. Best Western Plus Hotel Hong Kong Island
  3. Butterfly on Morrison
  4. Butterfly on Victoria
  5. City Garden
  6. Conrad Hong Kong
  7. Cosmo
  8. Cosmopolitan
  9. Courtyard By Marriott
  10. Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay
  11. East Hotel (For Hotel Only)
  12. Empire Hotel, Causeway Bay
  13. Empire Hotel, Wanchai
  14. Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
  15. Gloucester Luk Kwok Hotel
  16. Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
  17. Harbour Grand Hong Kong
  18. Harbour Plaza North Point
  19. Holiday Inn Express Causeway Bay HK
  20. Hotel Bonaparte By Rhombus
  21. Island Pacific
  22. Island Shangri-La
  23. JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
  24. L'Hotel Causeway Bay Harbour View
  25. Metropark Hotel, Causeway Bay
  26. Metropark Hotel, Wanchai
  27. Newton Hotel Hong Kong
  28. Novotel Century Hong Kong
  29. Park Lane Hong Kong
  30. Ramada Hong Kong
  31. Regal Hong Kong
  32. Renaissance Harbour View
  33. Rosedale on the Park
  34. South China Hotel
  35. South Pacific Hotel
  36. Traders Hotel
  37. The Charterhouse Causeway Bay
  38. The Excelsior Hong Kong
  39. The Harbour View
  40. The Wharney Guang Dong Hong Kong
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please provide your hotel name and hotel address

Your local operator will confirm the pickup time and pickup place by email right after receiving your hotel information

Please check your email box as early as possible

Booking will be rejected If you don't inform your hotel name and address to the local operator

Your local operator will send you a Final Confirmation Voucher, to inform the pickup time by email after receiving your hotel information

Please be waiting in your hotel lobby at least 10-15 minutes prior to departure

Pickup 

PIckup from 40 hotels in Hong Kong Island, and 60 hotels in Kowloon area

Meeting point is in the lobby of your hotel or you will be advised of the nearest pickup hotel to meet your guide

Please be waiting in your hotel lobby at least 10-15 minutes prior to departure

If you stay in a local home or a hotel not in the pickup list, please inform of the address upon booking. You will be informed of the nearest pickup hotel and pickup time to meet your tour guide.  Your reply of approval of this pickup arrangement and deadline of apply time is critical.  Booking will be rejected If you don't approve this pickup arrangement, and refund will be arranged

If there is not a pickup hotel nearby, the local tour supplier will reject your booking

Special Events

When Ngong Ping Cable Car service is closed due to severe weather warning, this tour will be operated by coach transfer between Ngong Ping and Tung Chung

In the event that the boat ride is suspended in Tai O village, a $20 retail cash coupon will be issued for use in Ngong Ping 360 souvenirs shops

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Cancellation Policy
All sales related to this product are final and non-refundable. In case you wish to cancel the reservation you will be charged 100% cancellation fees.
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9 reviews by the users

  • Get the crystal cabin for the tram ride. Really worth it! It was a long but very good tour.

  • I think the trip was seriously overpriced at 133 USD!! I bought the trip to join some friends who say they paid about 1/2 that price for their tour. I'm not sure how or why. Regardless....it was a decent trip, but for only 2 stops, no cable-car ride because it was out of service, and a mass-produced vegetarian meal, it seemed like way too much for what you get. I ended up walking to my hotel after the boat ride back because a didn't think spending an hour dropping off everyone else on the tour first was worth my time! I would suggest looking into doing the trip yourself and then at least having time to enjoy the stops at your own leisure rather than the set times on a large-group guided tour.

  • This tour made seeing all the highlights of Lantau Island so easy! It was a long day-- more than the 7 hours written in the description. I was picked up at my hotel at 9:20am and brought back around 5:30. We visited Tai-O fishing village, a highlight, and took a boat ride through the beautiful village of houses on stilts over the water. We visited the Po Lin monestary, ate the amazing lunch and visited the giant buddha! The cable car was closed for repairs during our visit, so we were bussed to Lantau and we took the high speed ferry back to Hong Kong Island at the end of the tour. At each of the stops, we had some free time to take pictures, shop, get a snack, etc. Our guide, Pandora, was friendly and knowledgable and didn't talk too much either. I had worried that the cost of this tour wasn't worth it, but now I know it was. There's no way I could have arranged to do so much in one day on my own.

  • A long journey and the cable car was not working. Having said that the pick up was good and the tour guide explained a great deal on the way. The lunch at the monastery restaurant was the real highlight of the day It was a superb vegetarian meal I am not a vegetarian but I just loved this meal. The Buddha is stunning and there are some lovely walks along paths near it Some great views of the entrance to Hong Kong harbour. The only problem we had was that the bus trip back to our hotel from central pier took one and a half hours. We could have walked it in 45 minutes

  • Great tour with a great guide.

  • A very good tour for the money. The cable car ride was the best. The views amazing. Dinner at the monastery was soooo good. Highly recommend this tour Boat ride and all.

  • Unlike most Viator tours I have booked for group of friends, this one was a total disappointment and we aborted the trip half way through. The guide Fion, was unprofessional, lacked enthusiasm and mostly importantly didn't have sufficient knowledge of the English language and couldn't communicate with our group. I would not recommend this trip.

  • Tour guide did not give much information about anything. all he did was tell us if we were not back on time to get an ordinary bus home. !! Jewellery factory a waste of time and viewing the clock tower as well.

  • Fascinating and such a different experience from downtown. Our guide was wonderful. Upgrade to the crystal bottom for the cable car ride if you aren't afraid of heights--a wild view.

USD 123.85