Monday, November 14, 2016

Discovery Bay (愉景灣) to Mui Wo via Tiger's Head (Lo Fu Tau/老虎頭)

4.5 hours (10 km)

Difficulty: 7/10

Cel phone coverage: Everywhere

Water needs: 2 liters

Appreciation: 10/10. Much better than the Tung Chung to DB as every bit of this trail is scenic.

Transportation: Ferry from Central, back and forth

Why it's worth it:
Right off the ferry in Discovery, head right towards the beach

Right, still towards the beach

First left when you are at the beach. Go through the housing complex...

... until you reach Discovery Bay road, take a right

Walk on Discovery Bay road...

... until you see the SKH Wei Lun Primary School on your right. Cross the road and there's a green sign pointing to the path going up

The climb begins!

You'll go back down a bit after the height marker. Then head right.


The head is in sight... but there are still a lot of climbing. Once you have reached the Tiger Head however, it is pretty much all the way downhill to Mui Wo afterwards. Just one path so, no need for more instructions...

Always go towards Mui Wo... Take the ferry to Central after having had some nice food at one of the local restaurants.

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Please, don't litter!

Hiking is about communion with nature. So please pickup after yourself. There's no excuse to leave plastic bags, water bottles or any rubbish on or around the trails; if you managed to bring it, you can manage to bring it back!