Lantau Enlightenment Afternoon Tour

Lantau Enlightenment Afternoon Tour
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$115.79
Duration: 6 hours
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Description

If you are not a early bird person, or only have time in the afternoon, this sightseeing tour is suitable for you. With the development of Ngong Ping Cable Car, the Island has become a new attraction in Hong Kong which is almost twice the size of Hong Kong Island. Come and join to visit one of the tallest outdoor seated Buddha Statue - TianTan Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery. Take amazing boat ride and explore Tai O, a quaint fishing village where the houses are on stilts. Pickup between 12:50pm to 1:10pm from your hotel lobby.

This day tour begins at Tung Chung by coach, then take cable car ride to Ngong Ping in which you can have a better view of prosperous Hong Kong. Then it’s free time to walk around Tian Tan Buddha, and the Po Lin Monastery. Afterwards, you will make a stop at Tai O by coach, a quaint fishing village where the houses are on stilts. Boat ride is included to explore the village. At last, transfer back to your hotel by coach after the tour.

NGONG PING CABLE CAR
Ngong Ping Cable Car connects Tung Chung and Ngong Ping. The 5.7km cable car journey offers visitors spectacular 360 degree panoramic views of South China Sea, Hong Kong International Airport, North Lantau Country Park and Giant Buddha.

CRYSTAL CABIN
Only standard cabin ticket is included for cable car ride. Small extra cost on site can upgrade to crystal cabin. Equipped with a glass bottom, all new Ngong Ping 360 Crystal Cabin is designed to feast your eyes with an astonishing bird's eye view. Feel the magic of the boundless sea and the rolling grassland slopes right underneath your feet.

TIAN TAN BUDDHA
It is located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, a large bronze statue of a Buddha Amoghasiddhi, also known as big Buddha, completed in 1993. The Buddha is 34 metres (112 ft) tall, weighs 250 tons. You need to climb 268 steps to reach the Buddha, there is a small winding road to the Buddha for vehicles to accommodate the handicapped.

PO LIN MONASTERY
Know as the "Buddhist Kingdom in the South". Po Lin Monastery is the most popular Buddhist temple in HK. 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.

NGONG PING VILLAGE
It is set on a 1.5 hectare site on Lantau Island, adjacent of Ngong Ping Cable Car Terminal and the Tian Tan Buddha Statue. This amazing cultural themed village has been architecturally designed and landscaped to reflect the cultural and spiritual integrity of the Ngong Ping area.

TAI O FISHING VILLAGE (with boat ride)
Tai O, was once the largest inhabited settlement on Lantau Island. The village's stilt houses on the waterfront, offer a glimpse into Hong Kong's past and provide a striking contrast with the modern city.

THE STILTS HOUSE
A free boat trip ride to cruise around the old fishing village is included. An highlight of the cruise is the stilts house, unusual, interconnected structures on water that form a tightly-knit fishing community for villagers to live in.

TAI O HERITAGE HOTEL
Built in 1902, as the Tai O Police Station, it is now a hotel with colonial design parlor represents the vintage architectural charm of the 19th century. In 2010, it was graded as a Grade II historic building by the Antiquities Advisory Board.

If you are not a early bird person, or only have time in the afternoon, this sightseeing tour is suitable for you. With the development of Ngong Ping Cable Car, the Island has become a new attraction in Hong Kong which is almost twice the size of Hong Kong Island. Come and join to visit one of the tallest outdoor seated Buddha Statue - TianTan Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery. Take amazing boat ride and explore Tai O, a quaint fishing village where the houses are on stilts. Pickup between 12:50pm to 1:10pm from your hotel lobby.