Chuen Ancient Trail, running from Yuen Long to Tsuen Wan, was a major footpath used by villagers for transporting crops between Shap Pat Heung and Tsuen Wan.
Tsuen Wan Adventist HospitalHa Fa ShanShek Lung KungTin Fu TsaiWing Kat BridgeKat Hing BridgeTai Tong Country ParkTai Tong Village
The trail begins at the staircase opposite Yan On Hospital. After reaching the catchwater, take the steps across the catchwater and climb up to Ha Fa Shan. Follow the signposts and ascent to Shek Lung Kung. Continue on the paved path to the right and follow the signposts of the Ancient Trail. After reaching the concrete road, turn left for a short distance. Then take the small path to the right (leaving the Ancient Trail) and head to the campground of Tin Fu Tsai.

Join back the Ancient Trail at the main entrance of the campsite. From there, follow the Ancient Trail all the way to Tai Tong, where the trail joins Tai Tong Nature Trail.

Ha Fa Shan
Tsing Ma Bridge
Shek Lung Kung
A large fungi
One more take
Lush green
A muddy footpath
Heading towards Tin Fu Tsai
Forest track
A wide view similar to one created by fisheye lens
Artificial woodland
Lavender Sorrel
Water flowing to the reservoir
Heading to Tai Tong
Pine tress at Tai Tong
Carnivorous plants
Setting sun
Follow along Tai Tong Shan Road and descend to Kiu Hing Road where you can get a bus or minibus to Yuen Long.
Starting Point Route Duration Fare & Operating Hour
Bus No. 39M Tsuen Wan Railway Station - Allway Gardens
(Get Off : Tsuen Wan Adventist Hospital)
10 min Details
Bus No. 30X Whampoa Garden - Allway Gardens
(Get Off : Tsuen Wan Adventist Hospital)
End Point Route Duration Fare & Operating Hour
Minibus Tai Tong - Yuen Long
(Get On : Kiu Hing Road)
20 min ---
Bus No. K66 Tai Tong - Long Ping
(Get On : Kiu Hing Road)
--- Details
Route Adventist Hospital Ha Fa Shan Shek Lung Kung
Time   40 min   30 min  
  Tin Fu Tsai Wing Kat Bridge
  1 hr 15 min   1.5 hr
  Kat Hing Bridge   Tai Tong Country Park   Tai Tong Village
    1 hr 15 min   30 min  
6 hours
13 km
  • After passing Shek Lung Kung, there is a side path to the right, which leads to Tsuen Kam Au via MacLehose Trail Stage 9.
  • After passing Tin Fu Tsai, you may exit to Sham Tseng via Tsing Fai Tong.
  • Bring a map for there are a number of crossings
  • This long distance trail requires a moderate level of physical fitness
The Yuen Chuen Ancient Trail runs through most parts of Tai Lam Country Park, with many small paths branching off the main route. The first half of the trail offers better views, particularly the one overlooking the Tsing Ma Bridge spanning across Ma Wan Channel.
Hiking : 5 May 2005
Revised : 22.12.2014