CULTURAL HERITAGE TOUR OF HONG KONG
Hotel pick-up time: 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Duration: Approx. 5 hours
Off the beaten track from the city's high rise apartment to the suburban area. You will be astonished at how much remain from 6,000 years of human settlement in the territory across ancient archaeological site, traditional Chinese structures, temples to different clan's ancestral halls, around the cultural side of New Territories, which occupies 980 square km or 91% of Hong Kong 's land area.
CHUK LAM SHIM YUEN
An impressive Buddhist Monastery housing the three largest “Precious Buddha” statues in Hong Kong. The complex includes many features of traditional Chinese architecture and surrounded by a beautiful plantation bamboo tree.
TAI MO SHAN (Big Hat Mountain)
Tai Mo Shan is the highest mountain of Hong Kong. You will have a panoramic view of Lam Chuen valley, Shek Kong Airport and Camps, and to see the nearby cities in China.
LAM TSUEN WISHING TREE
In Lam Tsuen, near Tai Po, is the enchantingWishing Tree, which is laden with wishes written on bright red paper. According to tradition, wishes will be granted if your red paper slip is thrown into the tree.
TANG CHUNG LING ANCESTRAL HALL
(Declared as a monument in Novermber 1997)
The Hall was built in 1525 and is one of the largest ancestral halls in Hong Kong. The whole building is exquisitely decorated with fine wood carvings, polychrome plaster mouldings and murals of auspicious motifs fully reflecting the superb craftsmanship of the old days.
(Declared as a monument in January 1997)
Lo Wai is the first and one of the five renowned walled villages in Lung Yeuk Tau, Fanling was established by the Tang clan whose ancestors branched out from the main Tang settlement in Kam Tin in the 13th century.