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Overview
If you’re visiting Lantau Island on your own from Hong Kong, there are plenty of sights you might miss. During this Big Buddha and Lantau Island tour, the day is planned so you don’t have to worry about wasting any time trying to figure out directions or other details. Along with a ride on the Ngong Ping 360 cable car, visit Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery, Tai O fishing village, and Big Buddha statue.
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    Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    On arrival on Lantau Island, head to Cheung Sha Beach—the longest beach in the area—on a comfortable coach bus, then tour the fishing village of Tai O, where you’ll see traditional stilted home and learn more about daily local life. This Lantau Island Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong will then take you to the top of Ngong Ping Plateau where you’ll see the Tian Tan Buddha at Po Lin Monastery. This famous statue stretches more than 111 fee t (34 meters) high and is the largest seated, outdoor bronze Buddha on earth. Take a tour of Big Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery and savor a typical vegetarian meal at the monastery. This magnificent day ends as you travel from the mountain top by Ngong Ping 260 sky rail cable car to the Ngong Ping Plateau. The 25-minute trip offers up some of the most spectacular natural views and is not to be missed. Once you’ve arrived at Tung Chung Village you’ll make your way back to Hong Kong Island or Kowloon by coach.
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Highlights
  • Visit the Big Buddha and Tai O fishing village during this Lantau Island tour
  • Includes ferry cruise across Hong Kong Harbour and cable car ride
  • A vegetarian lunch is included so you don't have to plan where to eat
  • Round-trip transport from Hong Kong or Kowloon for your convenience
What to Expect
This Big Buddha and Lantau Island tour starts with a hotel pickup from either Hong Kong or Kowloon. You’ll be transported to the express ferry, where you’ll cruise from Hong Kong Harbour to Lantau Island. On the island, ride in a comfortable coach to Tai O, and spend some time exploring the fishing village with its over-water stilt houses. Next, travel in a Ngong Ping 360 cable car up to see the Big Buddha and Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery. Enjoy lunch at the monastery. Your Lantau Island tour ends with a drop-off back at your hotel in Hong Kong or Kowloon.
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Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Local English speakling guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • One-way ferry
  • 25-minute Ngong Ping Cable Car Ride
  • Entry/Admission - Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour is not recommended for elderly or disabled passengers due to restricted access on and off the ferryboat and Ngong Ping cable car. Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Customers are required to confirm exact pick up point for tour with local service provider at least 24 hours prior to date booked.
  • Cable car will be subject to operational and weather conditions, in the event of the when the cable is not available it will be replaced with a coach transfer.
  • With immediate affect the Ngong Ping Cable Car is not in operation. Cable car ride will be replaced with a coach transfer.
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 adults to operate. If minimum numbers are not met tour will be cancelled.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Martin H wrote a review Mar. 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom154 contributions43 helpful votes
Corona virus meant that the cable car wasn't running and we had to travel by car instead of the ferry to the island. However, the big Buddha and the fishing village were definitely worth seeing and the vegetarian lunch at the monastery was very tasty. Ken, our guide, was
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from TourEastHongKong, Owner at Lantau Island and Giant Buddha Day Trip from Hong Kong
Responded 9 Mar. 2020
Thank you for your time writing to us , we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Lantau island tour . Please be assured that we will copy your message to Ken . We trust he will be delighted to know his efforts are appreciate and recognized . Hope we can be of service in the near future .
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Adam B wrote a review Feb. 2020
Sydney, Australia7 contributions1 helpful vote
We were pleasantly surprised to find that this group tour ended up being a private tour for my partner and I, so that was fun. We were picked up by bus and dropped off at the ferry terminal where we met our guide. After our ferry trip over to the island we were driven to the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Responded 9 Feb. 2020
Thank you for your message , we are glad to hear you enjoyed the Lantau island and giant buddha tour . We hope we can be of service in near future .
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ywurry wrote a review Jan. 2020
Dewsbury, United Kingdom681 contributions202 helpful votes
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The Big Buddha, made of Bronze stands at the top of 268 steps and is an impressive 34 metres high. It commands the area around it and you can see it from many places on Lantau Island. It was a highlight to come to see this amazing structure which was build in 1993. There are
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Responded 26 Jan. 2020
Thank you for your time writing to us , we are glad to hear you enjoyed the Lantau island and giant buddha tour . We look foward to serving you in the close future .
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alouisec2016 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Alameda, California3 contributions
We had a wonderful time in this Lantau tour. KC was a great tour guide. He gave us lots if interring information. He also had a great sense of humor. The lunch at the Monastery was wonderful. We were a bit Leary because it was vegetarian. We didn’t expect much but we’re very
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Thank you for your time writing to us , we are glad to hear you enjoyed the Lantau island tour . Tour starts from selected meeting point , we appreciate your understanding . We look forward to serving you in the close future .
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Sreeram K wrote a review Jan. 2020
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I had 9 hrs to kill in HK airport. I am an Indian citizen with US green card. I converted about USD 20 to HK dollars and took a bus from outside the airport. the folks in the airport are very friendly and seemed that they gave all necessary information...yet, there was some
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Thank you for your time writing to us , clients' feedbacks are valuable source for further enhancements so we know how to perform better at what we do . Hope can be of service in near future.
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Busy but interesting day
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Biddy, sorry if your name is totally wrong. You were brilliant!! Great tour that visitors all the important sites.
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  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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