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Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Tour
Pay a visit to the Giant Buddha, visiting Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery and explore the island of Lantau on this fantastic tour, which is made to be completed with the services of a professional and friendly guide. Here you’ll get a taste of the Beautiful Beaches, Fishing Villages as well as Stunning Mountain Ranges that make this destination very special, while taking a look behind the scenes, we look at the spirituality and Buddhist practices that drive the culture here. The tour includes a sumptuous lunch, with one-way ferry ride along with round-trip hotel transport.
Highlights of the Tour
- Visit of Lantau Island in Hong Kong.
- Enjoy express ferry ride across the Hong Kong Harbour to Lantau Island.
- Travel around Po Lin Monastery as the Giant Buddha Exhibition Hall on a Big Buddha Tour
- Visit Pass Tai O Fishing Village and its traditional houses on stilts
- Enjoy a 25-minute sky rail cable car from Ngong Ping Village to Tung Chung town
- Enjoy a delicious vegetarian lunch at the monastery
- Avail a round-trip hotel transport from Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.
Special Tour Specifications
We provide services of an exceptionally specialised guide, a distinctive vegetarian lunch and the privilege of taking photos of a very big Buddha statue! The highlight of the tour is the cable car ride down the mountain – where the views are mind-blowing!
What You Can Expect
With the services of a friendly guide accompanied by an expert driver who will pick you up from your hotel in Hong Kong and drop you to the express ferry which will take you across the Hong Kong Harbour to the shores of Lantau Island. Head to Cheung Sha Beach—which is the longest beach in the area— on a comfortable Bus Coach, touring the Fishing Village of Tai O, where you’ll see traditional stilted home and will also get a chance to gain knowledge of their daily life.
During the Lantau Island Giant Buddha day trip will take you on 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 comprising of The Big Buddha and The Po Lin Monastery and stroll through the halls of the Giant Buddha Exhibition. Also enjoy the quiet contemplation of the Wisdom Path, where ancient prayers are written on wooden columns that represent infinity.
Enjoy a special vegetarian meal at the monastery before venturing for an optional cultural village tour. This magnificent day comes to an end as you take a trip from the mountain top by Ngong Ping 260 sky rail cable car to the Ngong Ping Plateau. This 25-minute trip offers some of the most spectacular natural views and is not to be missed. On arrival at Tung Chung Village, make your way back to Hong Kong Island or Kowloon by Bus Coach.