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Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong

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Overview
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 full day 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.

Highlights:
• Full-day tour of Lantau Island in Hong Kong
• Ride an express ferry across Hong Kong Harbour to Lantau Island
• Visit Po Lin Monastery and the Giant Buddha
• Tai O fishing village and its traditional houses on stilts
• Take a 25-minute sky rail cable car from Ngong Ping Village to Tung Chung town
• Enjoy a vegetarian lunch at the monastery
• Round-trip hotel transport from Hong Kong Island and Kowloon included
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    Lantau island
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    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.
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Visit the Big Buddha and Tai O fishing village during this Lantau Island tour
  • Includes ferry cruise across Hong Kong Harbour and cable car ride
  • A vegetarian lunch is included so you don't have to plan where to eat
  • Round-trip transport from Hong Kong or Kowloon for your convenience
What to Expect
This Big Buddha and Lantau Island tour starts with a hotel pickup from either Hong Kong or Kowloon. You’ll be transported to the express ferry, where you’ll cruise from Hong Kong Harbour to Lantau Island. On the island, ride in a comfortable coach to Tai O, and spend some time exploring the fishing village with its over-water stilt houses. Next, travel in a Ngong Ping 360 cable car up to see the Big Buddha and Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery. Enjoy lunch at the monastery. Your Lantau Island tour ends with a drop-off back at your hotel in Hong Kong or Kowloon.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick-up from selected downtown hotels is offered for this tour.
Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.
Departure Time
7:50 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Local English speakling guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • One-way ferry
  • 25-minute Ngong Ping Cable Car Ride
  • Entry/Admission - Lantau island
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • 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
  • Customers are required to confirm exact pick up point for tour with local service provider at least 24 hours prior to date booked.
  • Cable car will be subject to operational and weather conditions, in the event of the when the cable is not available it will be replaced with a coach transfer.
  • With immediate affect the Ngong Ping Cable Car is not in operation. Cable car ride will be replaced with a coach transfer.
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 adults to operate. If minimum numbers are not met tour will be cancelled.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We were pleasantly surprised to find that this group tour ended up being a private tour for my partner and I, so that was fun. We were picked up by bus and dropped off at the ferry terminal where we met our guide. After our ferry trip over to the island we were driven to the
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Response from TourEastHongKong, Owner at Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your message , we are glad to hear you enjoyed the Lantau island and giant buddha tour . We hope we can be of service in near future .
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The Big Buddha, made of Bronze stands at the top of 268 steps and is an impressive 34 metres high. It commands the area around it and you can see it from many places on Lantau Island. It was a highlight to come to see this amazing structure which was build in 1993. There are
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Response from TourEastHongKong, Owner at Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your time writing to us , we are glad to hear you enjoyed the Lantau island and giant buddha tour . We look foward to serving you in the close future .
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We had a wonderful time in this Lantau tour. KC was a great tour guide. He gave us lots if interring information. He also had a great sense of humor. The lunch at the Monastery was wonderful. We were a bit Leary because it was vegetarian. We didn’t expect much but we’re very
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Response from TourEastHongKong, Owner at Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong
Responded 5 Jan 2020
Thank you for your time writing to us , we are glad to hear you enjoyed the Lantau island tour . Tour starts from selected meeting point , we appreciate your understanding . We look forward to serving you in the close future .
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I had 9 hrs to kill in HK airport. I am an Indian citizen with US green card. I converted about USD 20 to HK dollars and took a bus from outside the airport. the folks in the airport are very friendly and seemed that they gave all necessary information...yet, there was some
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Response from TourEastHongKong, Owner at Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong
Responded 1 Jan 2020
Thank you for your time writing to us , clients' feedbacks are valuable source for further enhancements so we know how to perform better at what we do . Hope can be of service in near future.
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This is a great day out if you also include Tai O fishing village. Do it yourself though as it is much cheaper and you can visit the Tung Chung Outlet shop whilst you are there. As I mentioned in a previous article catch the MTR .from wherever your hotel is to Tung Chung, walk
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Response from TourEastHongKong, Owner at Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong
Responded 31 Dec 2019
Thank you for your time writing to us and your comment so as we know how to perform better at what we do . Hope we can be of service in the close future .
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Geoff E
184
Hong Kong half day tour
Get the ferry from Kowlong to Hong Kong lsland , catch double decker bus near the ferry port ,go to the peak ,
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travelnanny
30
Hong Kong revisited
Hong Kong is still beautiful, mesmerizing, and sophisticated! It is the best place in the world for dim sum. I
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James Smith
Melbourne, Australia
30
Mr
Everything went well but I finished a little disappointed However I felt we needed more time at The Peak as we had
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Barry S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
678
Day Trip from Hong Kong
This was a well organised trip. Our guide in Macau ,Cisco, was excellent.Spoke perfect English was knowledgable
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Adam B
Sydney, Australia
71
A great day trip - definitely worth it
We were pleasantly surprised to find that this group tour ended up being a private tour for my partner and I, so
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Kumar_Dutt
Isleworth, United Kingdom
181
Brilliant trip
This was one of the best decisions I made while visiting Hong Kong on a solo trip. Being picked up from the hotel
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Martina H
London, United Kingdom
986
Romantic tram ride up to HK ‘sky’(line)
Quite well organised Friendly, good tour guide Enjoyable romantic‘time travel’ tram ride & beautiful panoramic HK
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שגיא ק
Rosh Haayin, Israel
7018
small but great
This Disneyland is the smallest one that i have been but it is a great one with many facilities and some good
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ywurry
Dewsbury, United Kingdom
343212
One of the highlights of my trip to Hong Kong
The Big Buddha, made of Bronze stands at the top of 268 steps and is an impressive 34 metres high. It commands the
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Heather I
Nottingham, United Kingdom
51
Good trip but
We were met by our guide Kenneth who was friendly and knowledgeable and full of useful information about HK. First
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  • Duration: 8h
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