The best alternative hikes in Hong Kong

Forget the Dragon’s Back or the Morning Trail and explore these 10 amazing alternative trails

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Photo: Calvin Sit

Hong Kong is arguably the best city in the world for accessible hiking. Live in Sai Ying Pun? The Morning Trail is right there. Call Discovery Bay home? Why not walk out your door and hike over to Mui Wo? We’ve already detailed the city’s best hikes but if you’ve been there, seen it, done it, hit up these 10 alternatives instead. Hiking consultant Paul Christensen

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Best alternative hikes in Hong Kong

Pat Sin Leng from San Uk Tsai
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Pat Sin Leng from San Uk Tsai

Head into the ranges high above the northeastern New Territories.

Po Toi Island
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Po Toi Island

Everything you need to know to hike Hong Kong’s most southeasterly island.

Siu Sai Wan to Shek O
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Siu Sai Wan to Shek O

Walk the Dragon’s Back and see Hong Kong Island at its best.

Tai Mo Shan & Monkey Country
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Tai Mo Shan & Monkey Country

Scale Hong Kong’s highest peak and watch out for the monkies.

Wilson Trail Stage 3 (Backwards)
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Wilson Trail Stage 3 (Backwards)

A gentle hike through the hills of eastern Kowloon.

Mui Wo to Discovery Bay (via Lo Fu Tau)
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Mui Wo to Discovery Bay (via Lo Fu Tau)

Ascend nearly 600m for some stunning views of Lantau Island.

Ma On Shan and MacLehose Trails 4 & 5
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Ma On Shan and MacLehose Trails 4 & 5

A tough hike across parts of Sai Kung and Sha Tin.

Lai Chi Wo
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Lai Chi Wo

Hike near the border with Shenzhen and visit an old Hakka village.

Sunset Peak & Lantau Peak
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Sunset Peak & Lantau Peak

Tackle two of Hong Kong’s highest peaks in one hike.

Wilson Stage 2 (Backwards)
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Wilson Stage 2 (Backwards)

Your guide to this trail through the centre of Hong Kong Island.

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