Yi Tung Shan





Yi Tung Shan literally means “second east mountain” in Chinese, it lies between Sunset Peak and Lin Fa Shan on Lantau Island and is 747m high. A number of stone houses erected in the highland between Yi Tung Shan and Sunset Peak, is called “Lantau Mountain Camp”. It is also a great place to watch the golden seas of silvergrass in autumn and winter.
Activities [Hiking]、[Silvergrass Viewing]、[Sunrise Viewing]
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Starting Pt. 80 min 15 min 20 min 20 min
Pak Kung Au pin-png-2424Sunset Peak pin-png-2424Lantau Mountain Camp 1471007774_Red_flagYi Tung Shan pin-png-2424Sheung Tung Au
60 min 35 min      
pin-png-2424Nam Shan Mui Wo      
1471009312_map Distance 10 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration 3 hr 50 min
1471007737_Food Supply None
1471007878_Revert Exit / Branch
  • the mountain top of Sunset Peak can be skipped
  • leave early by bus at Nam Shan
1439817821_Aquicon-Basecamp Highest Pt. Sunset Peak (869 m), Yi Tung Shan (747 m)
1471010186_Problem Difficulty Level 7 [Advanced]

Pak Kung Au

Transport Route Get on 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  

Mui Wo

  • take the ferry to Central, please check the schedule of the ferry from Transport Department
  • Other transports at Mui Wo︰
Transport Route Get on at Remarks
Bus No. 3M Mui Wo ⇔ Tung Wo Mui Wo (Terminal)  
Bus No. 1 Mui Wo ⇔ Tai O Mui Wo (Terminal)  
Bus No. 2 Mui Wo ⇔ Ngong Ping Mui Wo (Terminal)  
Bus No. 4 Mui Wo ⇔ Tong Fuk Mui Wo (Terminal)  

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

The path from Lantau Mountain Camp to Yi Tung Shan is unclear.

No litter bin in the 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: 9.88 km
Max elevation: 838 m
Min elevation: -4 m
Total climbing: 545 m
Total descent: -887 m