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Pagoda in Nan Lian Garden, Kowloon, Hong Kong

The ultimate guide for Hong Kong with less time

The best recommendations for 6, 24, 48 or 96 hours in Hong Kong

I never grow tired of telling you how much there is to explore, see and do in Hong Kong. Unfortunately enough, most tourists still see Hong Kong rather as a transit destination and only plan for a short stay with not too much time. As these visitors nevertheless want to get the most out of their stay, I wrote this article to show you how to optimize your Hong Kong experience according to the duration of your visit:

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Lantau Trail to Lantau Peak and the Big Buddha

Hike to the max: Via Lantau Peak to the Big Buddha

Crest the second-highest peak of Hong Kong to get to the tallest seating Buddha in the world

Believe it or not, the picture above was shot in Hong Kong! On Lantau Island, to be precise, along the Lantau Trail up to Lantau Peak, the second-highest peak in Hong Kong. This sweat-inducing, yet extraordinarily rewarding hike can be well combined with another main attraction of Hong Kong, the huge statue of Tian Tan Buddha. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about the hike and the Buddha:
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View of Hong Kong skyline after hiking up to Victoria Peak - Victoria Peak hike

Reward yourself: Hike to Victoria Peak

A nice way to escape the concrete jungle of Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s nature is mesmerizing. A pity that most visitors and tourists only plan for a short stay and never get to see the green side of Hong Kong when chasing the supposedly “must see” attractions. But it needn’t be the all-day hiking excursion in the New Territories. There are nice trails on Hong Kong Island, too. Especially the hike up to Victoria Peak is recommendable for many reasons:

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