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Victoria Peak Walk

The Peak Tram, views of Victoria Harbour and a gentle hike
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 2.9 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview:  Hong Kong’s main tourist attraction is Victoria Peak, the highest point on the island. Ride the historic Peak Tram to the top, then... more »

Tips:  Bring your camera and your walking shoes!

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Points of Interest

Start with a spellbinding ride on the Peak Tram, which offers stunning views as it climbs 373 meters (about 1,200 feet) to the top of Hong Kong Island.

Originally created for the exclusive use of the British governor and the wealthy Peak residents when it opened in 1888, today it remains highly trafficked and is one of the Hong's most famous... More

Fabulous views meet you when you reach The Peak. Once you arrive, it is clear why this is one of Asia's most popular destinations.

The Peak Tower is a striking landmark boasting gorgeous views of Victoria Harbour and Kowloon; it reopened in 1997 after a massive redesign by British architect Terry Farrell. The stunning, modern building is built... More

3. Mount Austin Playground

Walk out of The Peak Tower to Mount Austin Road.

This 5- to 10-minute nature walks captures the beauty of the lush tropical foliage and birdlife unique to Hong Kong. Chinese locals, Peak residents and tourists come here to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.



4. Hong Kong Trail (Lugard Road)

The Hong Kong trail is a loop around the Peak that runs about 40-60 minutes. It is an excellent way to experience the Peak scenery and get close to nature.

Exit the Mount Austin Playground and keep left until you meet Lugard Road. From there you will begin the loop around the Peak. Halfway through your walk, at the end of Lugard Road, turn into ... More

This restaurant has a beautiful garden terrace with views of Aberdeen. It is an oasis of calm amid the crowds that gather at The Peak and a popular breakfast spot.

The restaurant is family friendly but, be warned, the food is a bit pricier than the surrounding restaurants. Choose one of those if you want a quick bite, but go here if you want a... More

Exit out of the Peak Outlook, with the restaurant on your right, and walk down the hill following the signs to Pok Fu Lam Reservoir. Take the wooded path as it descends toward Pok Fu Lam Country Park. The views are beautiful and the walk is invigorating.

The should take about 45 minutes.

Pok Fu Lam Reservoir, the first reservoir in Hong Kong,... More

Walk past the reservoir along the edge on Pok Fu Lam Reservoir Road until you hit Pok Fu Lam Road. You will see a bus stop there.

For your return journey, catch bus no. 4, 7, 90B, 91 or 94 to Central.
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Bus Schedule
Pok Fu Lam Reservoir Road, Pok Fu Lam Road
Timetable www.nwstbus.com.hk
Monday-Sunday 5:15am-12:30am
Buses run about every 20... More