Sunset Peak

Risk 45%
Sunburn 65%






Sunset Peak, the 3rd highest summit in Hong Kong at 869m.  It is a great place to watch the golden seas of silvergrass in autumn and winter. It is famous for its stunning sunset views.

Activities[Hiking]、[Silvergrass Viewing]、[Sunrise Viewing]、[Sunset Viewing]
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Other Routeslantau019
Start at80 min15 min25 min60 min
Pak Kung Au1471007774_Red_flagSunset Peakpin-png-2424Lantau Mountain Camppin-png-2424Sheung Tung AuNam Shan
1471009312_map Distance7 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration3 hr
1471007737_Food SupplyNone
1471007878_Revert Exit / Branch
  • down the hill by the original path to Pak Kung Au
  • use Wong Lung Hang Country Trail to leave after reaching Lantau Mountain Camp
1439817821_Aquicon-Basecamp Highest Pt.Sunset Peak (869 m)
1471010186_Problem DifficultyLevel 6 [Standard]

To: Pak Kung Au

TransportRouteGet off atRemarks
Bus No. 3MTung Chung ⇔ Mui WoPak Kung Au 
Bus No. 11Tung Chung ⇔ Tai OPak Kung Au 
Bus No. 23Tung Chung ⇔ Ngong PingPak Kung Au 

From: Nam Shan

TransportRouteGet on atRemarks
Bus No. 3MMui Wo ⇔ Tung ChungNam Shan 
Bus No. 1Mui Wo ⇔ Tai ONam Shan 
Bus No. 2Mui Wo ⇔ Ngong PingNam Shan 
Bus No. 4Mui Wo ⇔ Tong FukNam Shan 


The best period for silvergrass viewing is from late October to early November. The trail is very crowd in this period.

The trail is high physical demanding. It is not recommended for the beginner.

The top of Sunset Peak is usually windy and with extremely low temperature. It is recommended to bring along with enough warm clothes.

No litter bin in this trail. Leave no trace by bringing your own litters away.

Do not climb the stone houses on Lantau Mountain Camp as the roofs of the stone houses are fragile.

Total distance: 7.03 km
Max elevation: 835 m
Min elevation: 125 m
Total climbing: 657 m
Total descent: -844 m
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