Sunset Peak

Safety 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 Routes lantau019
Starting Pt. 80 min 15 min 25 min 60 min
Pak Kung Au 1471007774_Red_flagSunset Peak pin-png-2424Lantau Mountain Camp pin-png-2424Sheung Tung Au Nam Shan
1471009312_map Distance 7 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration 3 hr
1471007737_Food Supply None
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 Difficulty Level 6 [Standard]

Pak Kung Au

Transport Route Get off at Remarks
Bus No. 3M Tung Chung ⇔ Mui Wo Pak Kung Au  
Bus No. 11 Tung Chung ⇔ Tai O Pak Kung Au  
Bus No. 23 Tung Chung ⇔ Ngong Ping Pak Kung Au  

Nam Shan

Transport Route Get on at Remarks
Bus No. 3M Mui Wo ⇔ Tung Chung Nam Shan  
Bus No. 1 Mui Wo ⇔ Tai O Nam Shan  
Bus No. 2 Mui Wo ⇔ Ngong Ping Nam Shan  
Bus No. 4 Mui Wo ⇔ Tong Fuk Nam 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