How to Get There. Set on Lantau Island, the easiest way to the statue is to take a ferry to Mui Wo from Central then Bus No 2 from the Mui Wo Ferry Pier. Alternatively, the most enjoyable way to reach the Big Buddha is via the Ngong Ping Cable Car from Tung Chung MTR station.3 mei 2019
- One can either take the cable car to the very top of the Big Buddha Hill or take a bus or a taxi to reach there. However, the shortest route is via the cable car, since the winding mountain roads take a lot of time and care to maneuver. One can also walk the nearly 300 steps that need to be climbed to reach the Big Buddha.
Simply load up your Octopus Card at one of the many 7-11’s in Hong Kong and you are ready to visit the Big Buddha. To get there, take the MTR to Tung Chung station. Once you get off the MTR, you will then enter a mall called CityGate. The interesting thing about this mall is it has facilities for you to store your luggage!
How do I get to Big Buddha by bus?
The first option is to go directly to Tai O from Tung Chung ( bus 11) and then take a second bus ( bus 21) to Ngong Ping and the Big Buddha. From there, take bus 23 or the cable car back to Tung Chung.
How much is the cable car to Big Buddha?
A round trip on the cable car costs HK$235 and HK$110 for children up to 11. A package deal, the “360 Fun Pass,” which includes entrance to the attractions at the Ngong Ping Village costs HK$290 and HK$180 respectively. Entrance to the Tian Tan Buddha is free.
How do you get to Big Buddha from Kowloon?
There is no direct connection from Kowloon to Tian Tan Buddha. However, you can take the subway to Tung Chung Station, take the walk to Tung Chung, take the cable car to Ngong Ping Cable Car Terminal, then take the walk to Tian Tan Buddha.
How do you get from Tai O fishing village to Big Buddha?
From Ngong Ping Village You can also make a trip from the Big Buddha to Tai O as both are in close proximity. Take bus number 21 from Ngong Ping Village. If you find the frequency of the bus to be too low, you can also take a short blue taxi ride to Tai O fishing village.
Is Big Buddha free?
Visiting the Big Buddha is free, but making a small donation is a nice gesture.
How do I get to Big Buddha without cable car?
Set on Lantau Island, the easiest way to the statue is to take a ferry to Mui Wo from Central then Bus No 2 from the Mui Wo Ferry Pier.
How many steps are in the Big Buddha?
Visitors can climb up 268 steps to reach the three-storey pedestal to visit the Buddha and enjoy the boundless views of Lantau and South China Sea.
How long is the Ngong Ping 360 Ride?
The Ngong Ping Cable Car journey lasts for approximately 25 minutes. How long is the Ngong Ping Cable Car journey? The Ngong Ping Cable Car connects downtown Tung Chung and Ngong Ping on Lantau. It is 5.7 kilometres long.
What can we do in the Big Buddha?
Nearby popular attractions on/close to Big Buddha Po Lin Monastery. Tai O Fishing Village. Ngong Ping Village. Wisdom Path. Ngong Ping Piazza.
How do you hike to Big Buddha?
How to get there: Take the MTR to Tung Chung Station (Exit A). Head towards Yat Tung Estate via Shun Tung Road and Yu Tung Road. From here, head past Yat Tung Estate to the trailhead of the Tung O Ancient Trail. About 10 minutes in, the start of the Ngong Ping 360 Rescue Trail will be on your left.
How do I get to Tian Tan Buddha from Tsim Sha Tsui?
There is no direct connection from Tsim Sha Tsui to Tian Tan Buddha. However, you can take the subway to Tung Chung Station, take the walk to Tung Chung, take the cable car to Ngong Ping Cable Car Terminal, then take the walk to Tian Tan Buddha.
How do you get to Tai O fishing village in Hong Kong?
Getting there: Take the ferry to Mui Wo from Central pier, then hop on bus #1 to Tai O. Alternatively, take the MTR to Tung Chung, then take bus #11 to Tai O. Sassy Hong Kong is your go -to guide to the city that truly never sleeps.
Can you drive to Tai?
Under the “ Driving on Lantau Island” Scheme, you may apply to drive a private car on the closed roads on Lantau Island to visit places like Ngong Ping, Tai O, Cheung Sha and Mui Wo from Monday to Friday (except public holidays) from 8 am to 7 pm for leisure and recreational purposes.
Is Tai O worth visiting?
Tai O is a fishing village on Lantau Island in Hong Kong, which is home to the Tanka people who have built houses on stilts above the water. It is routinely praised as a must- visit spot in Hong Kong as a way to step back in time, to an idyllic village that’s home to friendlier people of a bygone era.