Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong

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Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong
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Discover a different side of Hong Kong away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Embark on a journey to the biggest island of Hong Kong - Lantau Island. On this Big Buddha tour with a professional guide, you’ll discover pristine beaches, traditional fishing villages, lush valleys, soaring mountains and spiritual enlightenment. Ride a cable car from Tung Chung with spectacular views of Lantau Island, Ngong Ping Plateau and the South China Sea. Your Lantau Island tour includes round-trip hotel transport, one-way ferry and lunch.
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In Brief

Location:
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Country:
Hong Kong
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:

Daily

Highlights:
Instant Confirmation
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
All entrance fees included
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Lunch included
Led by a local guide
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Lantau island, Hong Kong

Your friendly guide and expert driver will collect you from your Hong Kong hotel and transport you to the express ferry that will take you across Hong Kong Harbor to the shores of Lantau Island. Head to Cheung Sha Beach—the longest beach in the area—on a comfortable coach bus, then tour the fishing village of Tai O, where you’ll see traditional stilted home and learn more about daily local life. This Lantau Island Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong will then take you to the top of Ngong Ping Plateau where you’ll see the Tian Tan Buddha at Po Lin Monastery. This famous statue stretches more than 111 fee t (34 meters) high and is the largest seated, outdoor bronze Buddha on earth. Take a tour of Big Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery and savor a typical vegetarian meal at the monastery. This magnificent day ends as you travel from the mountain top by Ngong Ping 260 sky rail cable car to the Ngong Ping Plateau. The 25-minute trip offers up some of the most spectacular natural views and is not to be missed. Once you’ve arrived at Tung Chung Village you’ll make your way back to Hong Kong Island or Kowloon by coach bus.

Duration: 8 hours

Inclusions

  • Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • One-way ferry
  • 25-minute cable car journey
  • Entry/Admission - Lantau island

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

Departure Time

7:50 AM

Departure Point

Central Ferry Pier No.6

Traveler pickup is offered
BP International Hotel Four Seasons Hong Kong

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour is not recommended for elderly or disabled passengers due to restricted access on and off the ferryboat and Ngong Ping cable car. Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • ** Ngong Ping 360 cable car will undergo scheduled maintenance on 14-16 May 2019 (inclusive), Cable car ride will be replaced by coach transfer.
  • Customers are required to confirm exact pick up point for tour with local service provider at least 24 hours prior to date booked.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers

Booking Information

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

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Lantau Island is a bit isolated; so going with a tour guide is key. Our guide Peter was very helpful in teaching us about the area, Hong Kong's history, and made this a great experience. The hotel pick up arrived on time, and the tour was very efficient. Perfect for people who are only in Hong Kong for a few days and want to visit an area outside of the busy city. The Big Buddha was breathtaking - great views especially with the cable car. It was really foggy when we went but we still got to enjoy the views. The vegetarian lunch was ok -- good food but I wish there were heavier options. The fishing village, temples, and Big Buddah - you definitely get your money's worth!
• Submitted 21 Jan 2019
Wonderful experience overall , from the ferry ride to the beach to the Big Buddha, delicious veg meal at the monastery and the ride back in the cable car.
• Submitted 14 Jan 2019
Very good trip and the guide was very professional and knowledgeable. I truly recommend this tour to anyone that visit Hong Kong
• Submitted 24 Sep 2018
excelente paseo!!!!1
• Submitted 23 Sep 2018
This was a fun day and a well-paced trip with a good balance of guided time and free time. The hotel pick-ups and transfer to the ferry were efficient and the ferry ride smooth. Once on Lantau Island, we had a chance to walk on the beach and dip our feet in the South China Sea and to explore Tai O fishing village, both on foot and by boat. The Tian Tab Buddha and the monastery were the high point and we saw the Buddha from multiple levels. We had a delicious vegetarian lunch at the monastery and then free time to explore before taking an exciting cable car ride down the mountain to the bus for drive back to Hong Kong. All in all, a relaxing and enjoyable day!
• Submitted 16 Sep 2018
The tour group was very accommodating to change our tour date a few days 24 hours before due to flight changes and not making the original date the tour was booked. They changed it without a problem or additional cost. The tour guide Renee was very informative and we enjoyed this tour very much. Highly recommended to anyone looking for a smooth tour of Lantau island.
• Submitted 14 Sep 2018
The tour guides were very informative about the history and culture of this area and the Buddha. I really enjoyed the vegetarian meal at with Monks....I am not vegetarian but the food was so delicious. Everyone should do this tour.
• Submitted 21 Jul 2018
Foggy day to see the Buddha...but Lantau Island tour was amazing. guide was very helpful
• Submitted 30 Jun 2018
Easy as could be. Started with pickup from our hotel right on time Drove us to a group consolidation they had multiple vehicles picking people up simultaneously at different locations From there took us to the ferry where they had tickets already managed We reconsolidated after the ferry ride and got on the bus to drive around the island. Stop at the beach was really cool and i was surprised how vacant the beach was. The fishing village was amazing, the tour was worth for that alone The right amount of time at each location for us, with the right amount of time for shopping and seeing the sites individually. Guide was super friendly and helpful. It was a great tour overall.
• Submitted 09 May 2018
The day we were there was cold and windy, but the tour guide did a great job guiding us through the various stops. It was amazing to see this Buddha, the monastary and the tram ride back to Hong Kong was fun!!
• Submitted 09 Apr 2018
Great tour.
• Submitted 08 Apr 2018
Great tour!!!
• Submitted 07 Apr 2018
Everything you must see on the Island in one day!! The cable car trip is really good, too!
• Submitted 06 Apr 2018
Everything ran smoothly. The fishing village was interesting, and we definitely were given a close viewing of their lives. The area around the Buddha was beautiful. The meal was fantastic!! And the cable car was a memory not to be forgotten any time soon - spectacular!!
• Submitted 03 Apr 2018
Lots of sightseeing in one day. Giant Buddha and cable car ride were most memorable highlights of tour. Vegetarian lunch was mediocre tourist fare.
• Submitted 01 Apr 2018
What a great day tour to Lantau Island from Have ng Kong. The visit to the fishing village was amazing. Our tour guide was great, meeting us at the ferry in Hong Kong. Only problem was at the end when we got the gondola to the bottom. No one seemed to be there to organise our bus trip back to Hong Kong. Some had stickers for Grayline but we had no identification and the bus driver couldnt understand that we were to go on the bus. Finally a guide turned up but not good. We and others in the group thought we were left without transport. Overall a great day.
• Submitted 28 Mar 2018
Highly recommend this tour.. What a fab day...The Buddha was amazing!! The cable car ride back was the best... This is a must do tour..
• Submitted 18 Mar 2018
would highly recommend.
• Submitted 15 Mar 2018
This was an awesome day trip of Hong Kong. We were really impressed by the giant Buddha. The cable car ride was fascinating. This is a definite must do when in Hong Kong.
• Submitted 24 Feb 2018
Giant Buddha is BIG. We started with a bus ride to the ferry terminal, then a ferry to Lantou, and another bus across the island to Tai O fishing village. Our walk and boat tour through Tai O was fascinating. The sights, the smells, the shops, the homes, the tiny walking streets - wow - a different world. Then we went to see Buddha, and the monastery. Buddha is big, the monastery features lots of gold, and the veg lunch was excellent I'm not veg. The 5.7 Km gondola ride back to the airport town was awesome. The bus ride back to HG less so. All in all, a great day.
• Submitted 23 Feb 2018
Great tour except the heat.
• Submitted 22 Feb 2018
A great tour, very enjoyable, with a fantastic guide. The whole day ran smoothly, and we covered a lot including the fishing village, the Great Buddha and the cable car ride. The cable car ride was a perfect finish to the day, with beautiful views over the airport and land. Would recommend this tour.
• Submitted 21 Feb 2018
Great tour !!! Ending in an awesome cable car ride over mountains and fabulous views of air port and sea
• Submitted 16 Feb 2018
Excellent tour. Seemed to take a bit too long to get to the Hong Kong ferry to get the tour started, but I understand they need to get everyone together somehow. Our guide, Peter, was great. The ferry ride over to Lantau was interesting the island was really beautiful and serene. Enjoyed seeing the Big Buddha and visiting the fishing village. The beaches were beautiful as were the sights from the mountaintop and from the cable cars on the way down from the mountain. I loved that we never backtracked every place we went was new. Highly recommend to people looking for an experience outside the hustle and bustle of Kowloon and Hong Kong Island.
• Submitted 12 Feb 2018

In Brief

Location:
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
Country:
Hong Kong
Duration:
8 hours
Operates:

Daily

Highlights:
Instant Confirmation
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
All entrance fees included
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Lunch included
Led by a local guide