Home / Asia / Lamma Island: taste the traditional flavours of Hong Kong on this easy hike

Lamma Island: taste the traditional flavours of Hong Kong on this easy hike

Lamma is Hong Kong’s third largest island and is packed with restaurants — from traditional seafood to modern Western cuisines. A short and easy hike will deliver a symphony of flavours.

Average hiking time: About 1.5 hours | Distance: About 5 km | Difficulty: Easy

Stop 1: Sok Kwu Wan

Sok Kwu Wan

Sok Kwu Wan is a sheltered bay of mariculture rafts with just a few hundred residents, and seaview restaurants serving freshly steamed scallops, crunchy deep-fried squid and juicy lobster.

Stop 2: Tin Hau Temple

Tin Hau Temple

Just after the seafood strip stands one of three Tin Hau (goddess of the sea) temples on Lamma, this temple was originally built in the 19th century and refurbished in 2004.

READ  Must-try street food in Hong Kong

Stop 3: Hung Shing Yeh Beach

Hung Shing Yeh Beach

The trail passes beaches and barbecue areas before arriving at Hung Shing Yeh Beach, where you can find smoky barbecue corn, refreshing frozen pineapple and family-run stores.

Stop 4: Yung Shue Wan

Yung Shue Wan

Soon you pass Ah Po Tofu, a little traditional tofu dessert spot, and you are close to the end. At Yung Shue Wan, your food options are limitless from dim sum to tapas — why not sit and enjoy the sunset.

READ  4 family-friendly hikes in Hong Kong
REFUEL

There are some stores at Hung Shing Yeh Beach and plenty of restaurants and shops near the ferry piers of Sok Kwu Wan and Yung Shue Wan.


Getting to Sok Kwu Wan:

  • Take a ferry from Central Pier No. 4 to Sok Kwu Wan. It takes about 30 minutes.

 

Leaving from Yung Shue Wan:

  • Take a ferry from Yung Shue Wan to Central or Aberdeen.

Check Also

世界最大“尼姑”聚集地 入黑之後有一個特殊規定!

佛教在我們中國已經有著悠久的歷史,自從傳入我們中國之後,就不斷的在發揚光大,時至今日佛教都是不少國人們的信仰。而在歷史時期,佛教的傳播也讓我們境內留下了不少佛教寺廟、佛塔等等,都是珍貴的佛教文化瑰寶。 就好比五台山的南禪寺等等,都是中國最著名的佛教聖地。

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *