July 27, 2015 Comments Off on Hong Kong Trail Stage 4 Hong Kong Trail

Hong Kong Trail Stage 4

Bridge on Hong Kong Trail Stage 4

Hong Kong Trail Stage 4 starts on Aberdeen Reservoir Road, at the end of Hong Kong Trail Stage 3. It is an easy 7.5km hike. You can get to the trail head by either walking down Aberdeen Reservoir Road from Wan Chai Gap, or by first hiking Hong Kong Trail Stage 3.

Hong Kong Trail is a long, but easy Hiking Trail starting and ending at somewhat convenient points for easy access to the trail.


Start: End of Hong Kong Trail Stage 3
Distance: 7.5km
Difficulty: Easy
End: Hong Kong Trail Stage 5

Getting to the Trail Head

Walk down Aberdeen Reservoir Road from Wan Chai Gap
Hike Hong Kong Trail Stage 3

Stage 3 of Hong Kong Trail is once again mostly flat, and half paved vs half unpaved, making for a pleasant hiking trail.

Trail Features

Predominantly flat
Half unpaved trails

Hong Kong Trail Stage 4 ends at Wong Nai Chung Gap Road, making for an easier ending point than the previous stages of this hiking trail.

Trail End Options

Grab a bus or taxi at Wong Nai Chung Gap Road
Continue onto Hong Kong Trail Stage 5

First off, here is a map of the mobile network coverage of Hong Kong Trail Stage 4. 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 4 Mobile Network Coverage

Hong Kong Trail Stage 4 Mobile Network Coverage

Near the bridge on Aberdeen Reservoir Road, take the unpaved trail to the right.

Near the bridge on Aberdeen Reservoir Road, take the unpaved trail to the right.

Butterfly

Butterfly

Keep to the right.

Keep to the right.

Most of the trail is flat and unpaved.

Most of the trail is flat and unpaved.

There are a couple of these picturesque bridges along the way.

There are a couple of these picturesque bridges along the way.

Grasshopper

Grasshopper

Another bridge.

Another bridge.

Keep to the right.

Keep to the right.

Take a hard left here.

Take a hard left here.

Keep straight, veering left.

Keep straight, veering left.

Birds on a wire.

Birds on a wire.

Turn left here! Head up the stairs.

Turn left here! Head up the stairs.

Left up the stairs towards Blacks Link via Middle Gap Road.

Left up the stairs towards Blacks Link via Middle Gap Road.

Continue straight ahead.

Continue straight ahead.

Turn right towards Blacks Link.

Turn right towards Blacks Link.

Despite the endless turns, look out for signs, they are usually very accurate.

Despite the endless turns, look out for signs, they are usually very accurate.

Some nice views come into play at this point.

Some nice views come into play at this point.

Ocean Park. The water rides are very tempting at this point on the trail. A splashdown would be very welcome.

Ocean Park. The water rides are very tempting at this point on the trail. A splashdown would be very welcome.

Looking towards Middle Island.

Looking towards Middle Island.

Middle Island.

Middle Island.

Continue onto the smaller trail up ahead.

Continue onto the smaller trail up ahead.

Some buildings from Happy Valley make an appearance over the mountain tops.

Some buildings from Happy Valley make an appearance over the mountain tops.

Turn right.

Turn right.

Right towards Wong Nai Chung Gap.

Right towards Wong Nai Chung Gap.

Follow the main road from here on out until you get to the intersection at the bottom.

Follow the main road from here on out until you get to the intersection at the bottom.

This is the end of Hong Kong Trail Stage 4.

This is the end of Hong Kong Trail Stage 4.

Hong Kong Trail Stage 4 ends at Wong Nai Chung Gap Road where you can catch a bus or taxi home. Alternatively, you may continue onto Hong Kong Trail Stage 5.

Hong Kong Trail Stage 4/5.

Hong Kong Trail Stage 4/5.

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