Tai To Yan means “Knife Blade” in Cantonese, which lies in Lam Tsuen Country Park. Its ridge with cliffs like a knife blade. At the hilltop (566M), it gives spectacular views over Pat Heng, Kam Tin, Lam Tsuen and Tai Mo Shan.
|Starting Pt.||80 min||40 min||50 min||40 min|
|Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden||Tai To Yan (South)||Pak Tai To Yan||Kei Lak Tsai||Fung Ying Seen Koon|
|Duration||3 hr 30 min|
|Exit / Branch||To Wo Hop Shek after crossing Pak Tai To Yan|
|Highest point||Tai To Yan (566 m)、Pak Tai To Yan (480 m)|
|Difficulty||Level 7 [Advanced]|
Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden
|Transportation||Route||Get off at||Remarks|
|Bus No. 64K||Tai Po Market station ⇔ Yuen Long (West)||Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden|
Fung Ying Seen Koon
- Fanling station (about 5 mins by foot)
Certain stamina is needed at the initial steep and long climb to Tai To Yan
The trail at the top of Tai To Yan is narrow, it is advisable to give way if any hikers ahead toward you.
There is no supply at the whole route, it is advisable to bring enough food and energy drink for this long hiking trip. Hiking alone is not recommended.
Max elevation: 526 m
Min elevation: 30 m
Total climbing: 438 m
Total descent: -591 m