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.
|Start at||80 min||15 min||25 min||60 min|
|Pak Kung Au||Sunset Peak||Lantau Mountain Camp||Sheung Tung Au||Nam Shan|
|Exit / Branch|
|Highest Pt.||Sunset Peak (869 m)|
|Difficulty||Level 6 [Standard]|
To: 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|
From: 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.
Max elevation: 835 m
Min elevation: 125 m
Total climbing: 657 m
Total descent: -844 m