September 3, 2015 Comments Off on Victoria Peak Loop Reversed Hiking Trail Hong Kong Island

Victoria Peak Loop Reversed Hiking Trail

The Victoria Peak Loop Reversed hiking trail starts off exactly the same as Hong Kong Trail Stage 1, however it makes a short loop back to The Peak, which is perfect for a leisurely walk, for joggers or even for tourists.

Trail Statistics


Start: The Peak
Difficulty: Easy
Distance: About 4.5km
Time: 1hr 30mins
End: The Peak

To get to the start of the trail you can either walk up Old Peak Road (though it can be a little confusing), take a Taxi or the Number 1 mini bus from beneath IFC mall, or of course by taking The Peak Tram, the most popular way.

How to Get to the Trail Head

Walk up Old Peak Road
NWFB bus number 15 from Central Exchange Square
Green Minibus number 1 bus from beneath IFC Mall (take the escalator down from the DB Ferry Pier exit)
The Peak Tram

This Victoria Peak Loop Reversed hiking trail is great for grabbing some great photos overlooking Hong Kong. It is also flat and paved, making it easy for anyone who is not the hiking type.

Trail Features

Great Photos overlooking Hong Kong
Signage displaying wildlife and fauna found in the surrounding areas

This hike is very much family orientated with signage displaying wildlife and fauna found in the surrounding areas.

Trail End Options

Walk down Old Peak Road
NWFB bus number 15 to Central Exchange Square
Green Minibus number 1 bus to IFC Mall
The Peak Tram

Turn right when you exit the Peak Tower and take the flat road seen here where the truck is parked.

Turn right when you exit the Peak Tower and take the flat road seen here where the truck is parked.

The road is flat all the way.

The road is flat all the way.

Please be reminded that this is actually a road, so be weary of cars occasionally.

Please be reminded that this is actually a road, so be weary of cars occasionally.

Views down to the left of Pok Fu Lam Reservoir.

Views down to the left of Pok Fu Lam Reservoir.

Walk along the road or the winding path.

Walk along the road or the winding path.

When you reach the parkland area, continue on the right hand side, circling the mountain.

When you reach the parkland area, continue on the right hand side, circling the mountain.

Take regular moments to look up and enjoy the forest canopy.

Take regular moments to look up and enjoy the forest canopy.

Keep to the flat road. And paths or roads that lead off this trail are mostly those of private residences.

Keep to the flat road. And paths or roads that lead off this trail are mostly those of private residences.

Keep your eyes peeled and you will see many beautiful things.

Keep your eyes peeled and you will see many beautiful things.

Look up!

Look up!

Forest.

Forest.

More Forest.

More Forest.

Pretty flowers.

Pretty flowers.

After the rain.

After the rain.

In the clouds.

In the clouds.

More flowers.

More flowers.

Beautiful.

Beautiful.

At the end of the trail, the Peak Tower comes back into view.

At the end of the trail, the Peak Tower comes back into view.

The Peak Tower shrouded in mystery.

The Peak Tower shrouded in mystery.

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