July 26, 2015 Comments Off on Hong Kong Trail Stage 2 Hong Kong Trail

Hong Kong Trail Stage 2

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Continuing on from Hong Kong Trail Stage 1, Stage 2 is another easy 4.5km from Pok Fu Lam Reservoir Road to Peel Rise. To get to the start of the trail you can either first go to The Peak and walk down Pok Fu Lam Reservoir Road, or you can first hike Hong Kong Trail Stage 1.

Trail Statistics


Start: HK Trail Stage 1
Difficulty: Easy
Distance: 4.5km
GPS Distance: 4.25km
Time: 1hr
Elevation Gain: 241m
Elevation Loss: 337m
Min Elevation: 128m
Max Elevation: 282m
End: HK Trail Stage 3

Getting to the Trail Head

Hike Hong Kong Trail Stage 1
Walk down Pokfulam Road from The Peak
Take a bus to Pok Fu Lam Road and get off near Riding School. Walk up Pok Fu Lam Reservoir Road for 20 minutes to the starting point

Hong Kong Trail Stage 2 is pure concrete. It’s not that much of a hiking trail as a result, however some nice views of Cyberport and the East Lamma Channel can be seen, along with some stunning views of Aberdeen.

Trail Features

Views of the East Lamma Channel
Stunning views of Aberdeen
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Hong Kong Trail Stage 2 could merely be described as a way to get from the end of Hong Kong Trail Stage 1 to the start of Hong Kong Trail Stage 3.

Trail End Options

Continue onto Hong Kong Trail Stage 3
Walk down to Aberdeen

First off, here is a map of the mobile network coverage of Hong Kong Trail Stage 2. Take note of telephone booth locations and poor network coverage areas just in case you or one of your team members should have an accident. It is also useful to note the distance marker points so that if you do have an accident, that you can quote the nearest distance post.

Hong Kong Trail Stage 2 Mobile Network Coverage

Hong Kong Trail Stage 2 Mobile Network Coverage

Below is the Garmin Connect Trail Map of Hong Kong Trail Stage 2 with an elevation Cross Section.

Hong Kong Trail Stage 2 Map with Elevation Cross Section

Hong Kong Trail Stage 2 Map with Elevation Cross Section

Keep to the left to continue onto Hong Kong Trail Stage 2.

Keep to the left to continue onto Hong Kong Trail Stage 2.

Looking over to the mountain that Hong Kong Trail Stage 1 wraps around.

Looking over to the mountain that Hong Kong Trail Stage 1 wraps around.

Victoria Peak seen in the distance.

Victoria Peak seen in the distance.

Take a left and head up the stairs towards Peel Rise.

Take a left and head up the stairs towards Peel Rise.

Wildlife can be seen if you keep your eyes very peeled.

Spider Mite. Wildlife can be seen if you keep your eyes very peeled.

At the top of these stairs, go left.

At the top of these stairs, go left.

Keep right on this downhill stretch.

Keep right on this downhill stretch.

Continue towards Peel Rise.

Continue towards Peel Rise.

At the bottom of this hill, take a left, towards Peel Rise.

At the bottom of this hill, take a left, towards Peel Rise.

Distance Posts are located every 500 meters.

Distance Posts are located every 500 meters.

There are a lot of different types of flowers along this section.

There are a lot of different types of flowers along this section.

You'll often see many dragonflies around this area too.

You’ll often see many dragonflies around this area too.

Open your eyes and look at your surroundings.

Open your eyes and look at your surroundings.

Keep left.

Keep left.

Another strange but beautiful flower.

Another strange but beautiful flower.

Orthetrum Glaucum Common Blue Skimmer Dragonfly

Orthetrum Glaucum Common Blue Skimmer Dragonfly

Borbo Cinnara Rice Swift Butterfly

Borbo Cinnara Rice Swift Butterfly

Cyberport Views.

Cyberport Views.

East Lamma Channel

East Lamma Channel

The long concrete stretch comes to an end, and beyond it you will find a cobbled staircase going down.

The long concrete stretch comes to an end, and beyond it you will find a cobbled staircase going down.

Just around the corner is Aberdeen.

Just around the corner is Aberdeen.

A sneak peek of Aberdeen.

A sneak peek of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen lurks ahead.

Aberdeen lurks ahead.

Left towards Peel Rise.

Left towards Peel Rise.

Power with an Aberdeen Backdrop.

Power with an Aberdeen Backdrop.

Looking out past Ap Lei Chow.

Looking out past Ap Lei Chau.

Aberdeen Awaits.

Aberdeen Awaits.

The path hugs the mountain and descends towards Aberdeen.

The path hugs the mountain and descends towards Aberdeen.

The Fishing Boats of Aberdeen.

The Fishing Boats of Aberdeen.

This is surely the best view of Aberdeen that you will ever see.

This is surely the best view of Aberdeen that you will ever see.

Continue down the staircase.

Continue down the staircase.

At the bottom of the stairs, turn left.

At the bottom of the stairs, turn left.

Exit Option: Down the stairs you will find a bus stop that can take you to the Aberdeen Bus Terminus. Otherwise, continue straight ahead to Hong Kong Trail Stage 3.

Exit Option: Down the stairs you will find a bus stop that can take you to the Aberdeen Bus Terminus. Otherwise, continue straight ahead to Hong Kong Trail Stage 3.

Confusion Abounds.

Confusion Abounds.

To continue onto Hong Kong Trail Stage 3 you want to head in the direction on Wan Chai Gap.

To continue onto Hong Kong Trail Stage 3 you want to head in the direction on Wan Chai Gap.

Take a left here for Hong Kong Trail Stage 3.

Take a left here for Hong Kong Trail Stage 3.

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