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Ten landscapes and Ten characters – the fantastic MacLehose Trail

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20-11-2019

Ten landscapes and Ten characters – the fantastic MacLehose Trail

Ten landscapes and Ten characters – the fantastic MacLehose Trail

This year is the 40th anniversary of the MacLehose Trail. Rated by the National Geographic as one of the top 20 dream trails in the world, the MacLehose Trail definitely worth a visit, at least a section, by every Hong Konger.

This 100-kilometre trail is divided into ten sections, traversing the New Territories from East to West through eight country parks namely Sai Kung East, Sai Kung West, Ma On Shan, Lion Rock, Kam Shan, Shing Mun, Tai Mo Shan and Tai Lam.

If you have ever visited any of one section, you would probably find it amazing with There are coastline, mountains, valleys and reservoirs. The trail offers hikers beautiful countryside scenery in New Territories as well as overlooking view of the cityscape of the Kowloon Peninsula. This famous trail has been named as one of the world's 20 dream trails by the National Geographic.

Each of the ten sections is quite unique indeed. If you have geared up but are yet to decide which section to start for your journey, watch the ten videos below produced by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department now for more details of the landscapes and characters of the MacLehose Trail!

"MacLehose Trail Section 1: Extraordinary Craftsmanship" 
Pak Tam Chung to Long Ke
Starting Point: Pak Tam Chung
Finishing Point: Long Ke
Length: 10.6 kilometres
Click here for detail map

"MacLehose Trail Section 2: Boundless Nature"
Long Ke to Pak Tam Au
Starting Point: Long Ke
Finishing Point: Pak Tam Au
Length: 13.5 kilometres
Click here for detail map

"MacLehose Trail Section 3: Unwind Yourself"
Pak Tam Au to Kei Ling Ha
Starting Point: Pak Tam Au
Finishing Point: Kei Ling Ha
Length: 10.2 kilometres
Click here for detail map

"MacLehose Trail Section 4: Continous Challenges"
Kei Ling Ha - Tate's Cairn
Starting Point: Kei Ling Ha
Finishing Point: Tate's Cairn
Length: 12.7 kilometres
Click here for detail map

"MacLehose Trail Section 5: One Mountain One City"
Tate's Cairn to Tai Po Road
Starting Point: Tate's Cairn
Finishing Point: Tai Po Road
Length: 10.6 kilometres
Click here for detail map

"MacLehose Trail Section 6: Respect Nature"
Tai Po Road to Shing Mun
Starting Point: Tai Po Road
Finishing Point: Shing Mun Reservoir
Length: 4.6 kilometres
Click here for detail map

"MacLehose Trail Section 7: Historical Traces"
Shing Mun to Lead Mine Pass
Starting Point: Shing Mun Reservoir
Finishing Point: Lead Mine Pass
Length: 6.2 kilometres
Click here for detail map

"MacLehose Trail Section 8:Top of Hong Kong "
Lead Mine Pass to Route Twisk
Starting Point: Lead Mine Pass
Finishing Point: Route Twisk
Length: 9.7 kilometres
Click here for detail map

"MacLehose Trail Section 9: Enjoy the Serenity"
Route Twisk to Tin Fu Tsai
Starting Point: Route Twisk
Finishing Point: Tin Fu Tsai
Length: 6.3 kilometres
Click here for detail map

"MacLehose Trail Section 10: Picturesque Landscapes"
Tin Fu Tsai to Tuen Mun
Starting Point: Tin Fu Tsai
Finishing Point: Tuen Mun
Length: 15.6 kilometres
Click here for detail map


(Information provided by Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department)

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/en/cultural-and-leisure/stories/detail.htm?content-id=2365831§ion=CLA en /html/www/en/images/cultural-and-leisure/stories/cover-photo/afcd_mlt40_7faces_267.jpg /html/www/en/images/cultural-and-leisure/stories/cover-photo/afcd_mlt40_7faces_365.jpg /html/www/en/images/cultural-and-leisure/stories/cover-photo/afcd_mlt40_7faces_900.jpg Ten landscapes and Ten characters – the fantastic MacLehose Trail Ten landscapes and Ten characters – the fantastic MacLehose Trail This year is the 40th anniversary of the MacLehose Trail. Rated by the National Geographic as one of the top 20 dream trails in the world, the MacLehose Trail definitely worth a visit, at least a section, by every Hong Konger.This 100-kilometre trail is divided into ten sections, traversing the New Territories from East to West through eight country parks namely Sai Kung East, Sai Kung West, Ma On Shan, Lion Rock, Kam Shan, Shing Mun, Tai Mo Shan and Tai Lam. If you have ever visited any of one section, you would probably find it amazing with There are coastline, mountains, valleys and reservoirs. The trail offers hikers beautiful countryside scenery in New Territories as well as overlooking view of the cityscape of the Kowloon Peninsula. This famous trail has been named as one of the world's 20 dream trails by the National Geographic.Each of the ten sections is quite unique indeed. If you have geared up but are yet to decide which section to start for your journey, watch the ten videos below produced by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department now for more details of the landscapes and characters of the MacLehose Trail! "MacLehose Trail Section 1: Extraordinary Craftsmanship" Pak Tam Chung to Long KeStarting Point: Pak Tam ChungFinishing Point: Long KeLength: 10.6 kilometresClick here for detail map "MacLehose Trail Section 2: Boundless Nature" Long Ke to Pak Tam AuStarting Point: Long KeFinishing Point: Pak Tam AuLength: 13.5 kilometresClick here for detail map "MacLehose Trail Section 3: Unwind Yourself" Pak Tam Au to Kei Ling HaStarting Point: Pak Tam AuFinishing Point: Kei Ling HaLength: 10.2 kilometresClick here for detail map "MacLehose Trail Section 4: Continous Challenges" Kei Ling Ha - Tate's CairnStarting Point: Kei Ling HaFinishing Point: Tate's CairnLength: 12.7 kilometresClick here for detail map "MacLehose Trail Section 5: One Mountain One City" Tate's Cairn to Tai Po RoadStarting Point: Tate's CairnFinishing Point: Tai Po RoadLength: 10.6 kilometresClick here for detail map "MacLehose Trail Section 6: Respect Nature" Tai Po Road to Shing MunStarting Point: Tai Po RoadFinishing Point: Shing Mun ReservoirLength: 4.6 kilometresClick here for detail map "MacLehose Trail Section 7: Historical Traces" Shing Mun to Lead Mine PassStarting Point: Shing Mun ReservoirFinishing Point: Lead Mine PassLength: 6.2 kilometresClick here for detail map "MacLehose Trail Section 8:Top of Hong Kong " Lead Mine Pass to Route TwiskStarting Point: Lead Mine PassFinishing Point: Route TwiskLength: 9.7 kilometresClick here for detail map "MacLehose Trail Section 9: Enjoy the Serenity" Route Twisk to Tin Fu TsaiStarting Point: Route TwiskFinishing Point: Tin Fu TsaiLength: 6.3 kilometresClick here for detail map "MacLehose Trail Section 10: Picturesque Landscapes" Tin Fu Tsai to Tuen MunStarting Point: Tin Fu TsaiFinishing Point: Tuen MunLength: 15.6 kilometresClick here for detail map (Information provided by Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department) 2365831 |AgricultureFisheriesandConservationDepartment||RecreationSports||MacLehoseTrail| |CLA| 2019-11-20 00:00:00.0