Pat Sin Leng, Northern New Territories, Hong Kong
(includes parts of Stages 9 & 10 of the Wilson Trail)

The minibus will drop us off at the small village of Hok Tau Wai, so that we get a chance to stretch our legs a little before the climbing starts.

Following a restricted road, we make our way up to and then along a small reservoir set beautifully deep in a valley with an imposing
mountain range rising steeply behind it.

Soon enough we will discover just how impressive the Pat Sin Leng really is, as we begin the climb up a rather precarious looking path. At
one or two points, chains have been installed. Allegedly, this is to secure your safety, but in reality the chains are there mostly because you
probably too busy taking in the views to pay too much attention to where you are going.

Yes, the climb to the top is strenuous, but the views over
Tolo Harbour and the mountains to the south as well as those across the country
park and into China to the north are spectacular and truly worth the effort. What’s more, we will have plenty of time to enjoy them as the path
levels out to follow the ridge. Along the way, we pass the summit of Wong Leng.

Though we will be following the ridge, known locally as Pat Sin Leng or the 8 Immortals' Range, there are still quite a few ups and downs to
negotiate before we begin the long descent through the woods and past a couple of ghost towns towards the small Hakka village of Luk Keng
at the mangrove clad Starling Inlet.

cafés at Luk Keng are very strategically placed next to the bus stop and the fish ponds. Indeed, with a regular scheduled service to Fan
Ling station, these cafés are the perfect place to wind down before the long journey home.…
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Pat Sin Leng, Northern New Territories, Hong Kong
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Pat Sin Leng Country Park, New Territories, Hong Kong
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16.5 km
8 out of 10
Approx. Altitude Change:
Gain: 995 metres
Loss: 1020 metres
Highest Point:
639 metres (Wong Leng)
Time Spent on Trail:
6 hours
Walking: 5 hours + Breaks: 1 hour
Meeting Time & Place:
8:45 am
at Fan Ling Railway Station
Finishing Time & Place:
3:30 pm
at Luk Keng
Price for this hike as a Private Event on request
  or 4:00 / 4:45 pm  
at Fan Ling Station / on Hong Kong Island.
Food & Drink:
Snack and lunch stops along the trail at 5 km and 10 km - bring lunch box.
Refreshments at café in Luk Keng at the end of the hike
- optional and not included.
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