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Peak, also known as Tsing Shan, is the highest peak in Northwest New Territories. It is also considered one of the three sharpest peaks in Hong Kong.
Route
Tsing Wun RoadTsing Shan Monastery Castle PeakLeung King Estate
Note: The majority of the trail falls within the Castle Peak (Tsing Shan) Firing Range, a restricted area for firing practice. Do not enter the area within the period of firing. The information contained herein is for reference only.
The trail head begins at Hing Choi Street by the Tsing Wun Light Rail Station. Turn toTsing Shan Monastery Path and head to the Monastery. Take the long flight of stairs by the monastery and climb up to the pavillion. Ascent to the Signal Station first to have a view over Castle Peak Basin and Tuen Mun. Return to the pavilion and head to the another Signal Station to the north.
Tuen Mun Town
A long flight of steps
Approaching the crest
Follow the main sandy trail on the ridge. Take the steep path and descend to Leung Tin Au where the road can lead you down to Leung King Estate.
Castle Peak Bay
Sheer cliff
Signal station on the peak
Mysterious Castle Peak Basin
What a gloomy day
Looking back
Gravelly path
Sky opening up
Transportation
Starting Point Route Duration Fare & Operating Hour
Bus No. 57M‧66X‧258D Various Destinations - Various Destinations
(Get Off : Tsing Wun Station)
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Light Rail Various Destinations - Various Destinations
(Get Off : Tsing Wun Station)
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End Point Route Duration Fare & Operating Hour
Mini Bus No. 48S Leung King Estate - Mong Kok
(Get On : Leung King Estate)
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Bus No. 58M‧58X Leung King Estate - Various Destinations
(Get On : Leung King Estate)
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Section
Route Tsing Wun Road Tsing Shan Monastery Castel Peak
Time   35 min   1 hr 20 min  
  Leung King Estate      
  3 hrs        
Duration 5 hours
Distance 6 km
Difficulty
Scenery
Supply None
Exit None
Note
  • The majority of the trail falls within the Castle Peak (Tsing Shan) Firing Range, a restricted area for firing practice. Do not enter the area within the period of firing. The government will issue a monthly press release to announce the date and time for firing practice of the following month. You may input “firing practice” to search on the website or listen to the Radio broadcast for detailed information. Please note that red flags (daytime) and lamps (night-time) are flown/shown when firing is taking place.
  • Explosives may remain in the area. Do not touch or pick up any unfamiliar objects.
  • The hike is physical demanding and strenuous.
  • The path descending to Leung Tin Au is badly eroded and slippery.
SummaryThe climb brings you a sweeping view over the Castle Bay Bay and mysterious Castle Peak Basin. It is a strenuous hike recommnded for keen hikers.
Revision Hiking : 17 Jun 2006
Revised : 13 Jul 2013
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