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MacLehose Trail

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Address: Sai Kung District, New Territories East, Hong Kong, China
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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MacLehose Trail is a 100-kilometer trail winding through beautiful...

MacLehose Trail is a 100-kilometer trail winding through beautiful countryside of the New Territories. There are 10 sections of varying degrees of difficulty, with hike times ranging from 1.5 hours to five hours.

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Loved this hike!

We completed parts 1 & 2 of this hike, and it is definitely something we'll do again. We did part 1 and half of part 2 the first day, camped out at the beach and finished section... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We completed parts 1 & 2 of this hike, and it is definitely something we'll do again. We did part 1 and half of part 2 the first day, camped out at the beach and finished section two the next day. It was awesome being able to just camp out at the beach after a long day of hiking. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This MacLehose Trail is named after one of the British governor Sir MacLehose back in the colonial era. It is 100km long, runs from East to West, and is split into 10 sections. Each section has its own unique view. If you are a nature lover and is fit, you can conquer it in a week. Best time to do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

East - west, 100 km across the New Territories. Up and down hills, Splendid views. Really energetic, but it can be done in any number of the 10 stages. Two is enough for a weekend hike !

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Thank Tony E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I found about this trail through one of my acquaintances from the mainland. I'm glad she suggested this to me because I went with my friend and we were in awe. We only did part 1 and part of 2 to see Long Ke beach. I plan to go back and see other parts of the trail. I strongly suggest... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Went for an amazing day trip with a friend. We found excellent views of the Hong Kong skyline, yet still felt absorbed by the jungle at times. The paths are natural but easy to walk on, no advanced hiking equipment needed. Also saw a lot of monkeys, which was fun (do not feed the monkeys, it's illegal). You absolutely do... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Did the section 2 of maclehose trail from Sai Wan Tin to Pak Tam Au. This section is within the Sai Kung east country park. Private vehicles are allowed inside unless you apply for a permit, hence the best is to take a taxi which are allowed in the park. The first uphill and down takes you to Sai Wan... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Though the hike triggered my old injury, the scenery was so great I pushed myself to walk on. Highly recommend to go. Only concern is that transportation getting out of these 2 trails can be a nightmare. There wasn't any signal for us and many of the other hikers at the end of trail 2 for us to call for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

MacLehose trails are a great hiking place. We did a part of the trail and believe me its worth the efforts. We did trail 3 towards trail 2 and loved each section of the trail. Would love to try other part of while 100 km trail.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

You really need to plan the timing when you do this section! As the bus from Sai Kong to Sai wan Tin is very limited with seats and time. But once you are there, it is a fantastic hike. The first section to Sai wan is very easy. But this is my favourite beach, clean and white. Then the trail... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The MacLehose Trail Stage 2 is beautiful. The hot weather and humidity make it more of a challenge so carry water and buy more at the plentiful cafes along the way. The first part is the steepest then it gets easier. The views are fantastic. The boat ride back to near the university was an added bonus. I highly recommend... More 

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