Saturday, December 26, 2020

Zimmerman's Loop Section 7 : Chai Wan City Walk (柴灣段)

Duration:  5 km (1h15)

Difficulty: 2/10. 115m elevation gain.

Cel phone coverage: Everywhere

Water needs: 0.5 liter. 0% shaded. 

Appreciation: 4/10. Necessary to link Section 6 and 8.

Exercise Area: No

Transportation:  Take a bus to Island Resort in Siu Sai Wan. There are many getting there (11 or so, Island Resort is the terminus for many). We took 85 from Exit A2 @ Heng Fa Chuen MTR Station


Exit A2 @ Heng Fa Chuen, we took bus 85.
10 minutes to the terminus at Island Resort in Siu Sai Wan.

A the Island Resort terminus, get out of the building, and then head left.

Left again around the building, towards the harbour-front 

Left onto the promenade

Left at the end of the promenade

Left again

Going straight on Fu Hong Street

Right into Siu Sai Wan Road

Right into Sun Yip Street

Left into Ka Yip Street

Right into Sheung On Street

Turn left and walk in front of the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (Chai Wan Campus)

Then immediate right on Wing Tai Road.
Climb the stairs to the elevated walkway, and cross over Wing Tai Road

Crossing over Wing Tai Road, then head right and down the stairs.
Then follow Tsui Wan Street, on the left.

Cross the street (Tsui Wan) and into the Chai Wan Park.

Cross the park.

Up the stairs on your right, then cross over the main road

You will end up in front of a bunch of stairs that you must climb. The Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital will be on your right.


Right onto Chai Wan Road

Right onto A Kung Ngam Road

Head left in between Ming Wah Dai Ha Block B & C

Right. Then you will see the MTR sign on your left.

Head left, following the sign's direction

There you go, Shau Kei Wan MTR

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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!