With lengthy quarantine intervals nonetheless in place in lots of international locations abroad in addition to Hong Kong, touring to see scenic vistas such because the Thousand Island Lake in China’s Zhejiang province or the Sierra Nevada mountains in California remains to be a logistically inconceivable dream for a lot of.
However do you know that Hong Kong has its very personal “Thousand Island Lake” too?
To get there, you’ll be able to take the MTR to Tuen Mun station, exit at F2 and head towards San Hui Market to take minibus 43.
Alight on the minibus cease at So Kwun Wat Tsuen, which is a village close to Hong Kong Gold Coast.
Alternatively, you’ll be able to stroll to So Kwun Wat Tsuen from Gold Coast, which is what my pal and I did.
Whereas the hike shouldn’t be tough, it nonetheless takes about two hours, when you’re strolling at a leisurely tempo, to get to the highest and luxuriate in the perfect views.
From the village, stroll alongside Part 10 of the MacLehose Path. There may be loads of signage to information you in the correct path.
For those who’re fortunate, you may come throughout some wandering goats alongside the way in which as we did.
Even for beginner hikers like us, the stroll was manageable and actually fairly leisurely.
A lot of the route is paved and there’s a number of greenery alongside the way in which to supply shade.
There are steps to make sure that the hike up the slope shouldn’t be too difficult.
To make your manner again, merely head again the way in which you got here from.