Hong Kong Layover Tour to Lantau Giant Buddha with Cable Car and Boat Ride

This Lantau Giant Buddha Cable Car Tour Plus Tai O Boat Ride is listed No. 1 in wish list for visitors in Hong Kong. This 7-hour layover tour includes airport express train transfers to and from the airport, ride the Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car round-trip to see the Tian Tan Buddha statue, a boat ride to explore Tai O, a quaint fishing village where the houses are built on stilts, vegetarian lunch at Po Lin Monastery.  You can choose from Same Day Return and Another Day Return.  The round trip airport express train ticket is valid 60 days before and 30 days after your tour day.

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  • What's included :
    • At 1000 or 1240, pickup by tour guide from the lobby of W Hotel (1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon)
    • Group Entry to skip the line. Take cable car ride to mountain top from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping.
    • Boat ride in Tai O Village to see the stilts houses. Pink Dolphin can be seen sometimes in summer.
    • Vegetarian lunch at Po Lin Monastery for morning tour departing at 1000am
    • Round trip airport express train ticket
    • After tour, you will be transferred back to W Hotel at 18:30.
    • Service of English speaking tour guide during all transfers and sightseeing
    • Entry/Admission - Ngong Ping 360
    • Entry/Admission - Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha)
    • Entry/Admission - Tai O
    What's excluded :
    • Dinner
    • Lunch for afternoon tour which starts at 12:40
    • Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)
    • Luggage storage at airport, cable car station or tour bus
    • Refund for no show, including no show caused by flight delay or cancellation.
    • Airport pickup service
    • If your flight leaves HKG before 2200, you will be rejected to book this tour.
    • Taxi fare
    • Luggage exceeds dimension of 48cm x 34cm x 23cm or weighs above 4 kg is not allowed on cable car
    • Left luggage service at Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal. Storage fee is HK$100 per piece.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lantau island, Hong Kong China

    The highlight is riding the cable car to visit Tian Tan Big Buddha, exploring Tai O fishing village by boat ride.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Tung Chung, North of Lantao Islands District, New Territories West, Hong Kong China

    Access of group Entry to skip the line. Take cable car ride from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping ( mountain top ).

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ngong Ping 360, 11 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, Hong Kong China

    Ngong Ping Cable Car connects Tung Chung and Ngong Ping. The 5.7km cable car journey offers visitors spectacular 360 degree panoramic views of South China Sea, Hong Kong International Airport, North Lantau Country Park and Giant Buddha.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Po Lin (Precious Lotus) Monastery, Lantau Island, Hong Kong China

    Known as the "Buddhist Kingdom in the South", Po Lin Monastery is the most popular Buddhist temple in HK. Lunch will be served at the Po Lin Monastery, it is a Chinese Vegetarian cuisine which is a culture heritage from ancient China.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Tian Tan Buddha (Big Buddha), Lantau Island, Hong Kong China

    Take shuttle bus to the foot of the Buddha Statue. You do not need to climb 268 steps. The Buddha is the world’s largest outdoor seated bronze Buddha.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Tai O, Hong Kong China

    Take boat ride around Tai O village to see the stilts house. In summer time, you can see Pink Dolphin in this area. After boat ride, walk along the local street market.

    Duration: 40 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West Kowloon Station, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong
    Return Detail :
    W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West Kowloon Station, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • At the cable car ticketing office, there are two counters: Individuos Entry and Group Entry. Most people will line up to buy tickets on site and enter through Individuos Entry. The normal waiting time is 2 hours. You will display a prepaid confirmation coupon to redeem a paper ticket at Group Entry. Usually less people line up here. Group Entry is a priviledge benefit for travel agents' customers only. It saves your time but you do not skip the line or break any rule.
    • From Airport Station: The first train leaves at 05:54, the last train leaves at 00:48. From Kowloon Station: The first train leaves at 05:53, the last train leaves at 00:52.
    • When Ngong Ping Cable Car will be suspended to carry out bi-monthly regular scheduled maintenance, or closed due to severe weather warning, alternative coach transportation will be available during the cable car service suspension. This tour will be operated by coach transfer between Ngong Ping and Tung Chung.
    • In the event that the boat ride is suspended in Tai O village, a $20 retail cash coupon will be issued for use in Ngong Ping 360 souvenirs shops
    • All passengers need to agree for traveling with hand baggage only. Why? Your tour coach is for sightseeing only, no baggage room available, so your baggage will be put between seats. Please do not sign up this tour if you want to take big baggage with you.
    • The checking time for international flight is 3 hours prior, please do not sign up this tour if your flight leaves before 22:00..
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • If your flight leaves HKG before 2200, you will complete your tour at 16:00 at Tung Chung Cable Car Station. You will be asked to take a taxi back to airport by yourself (driving time is 15 minute). The taxi transferred will be done by yourself. There is no partial refund or discount on orrigianl tour price.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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Organised by Century Holiday Travel Group Co., Ltd

Activity ID: V-19309P108

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