Tai To Yan

Risk 65%
Sunburn 70%






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.

Activity [Hiking]
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Other Routes entc000
Start at 80 min 40 min 50 min 40 min
Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden 1471007774_Red_flagTai To Yan (South) pin-png-2424Pak Tai To Yan pin-png-2424Kei Lak Tsai Fung Ying Seen Koon
1471009312_map Distance 9.5 km
1471007853_Alarm Duration 3 hr 30 min
1471007737_Food Supply None
1471007878_Revert Exit / Branch To Wo Hop Shek after crossing Pak Tai To Yan
1439817821_Aquicon-Basecamp Highest point Tai To Yan (566 m)、Pak Tai To Yan (480 m)
1471010186_Problem Difficulty Level 7 [Advanced]

To: Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden

Transportation Route Get off at Remarks
Bus No. 64K Tai Po Market station ⇔ Yuen Long (West) Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden  

From: Fung Ying Seen Koon

  • Fanling station (about 5 mins by foot)

Certain stamina is required 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.

Total distance: 8.55 km
Max elevation: 527 m
Min elevation: 30 m
Total climbing: 438 m
Total descent: -591 m
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