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Hiking Up to Victoria Peak

7 Oct

I arrived to Hong Kong in early September and this year, the temperatures were above average. In the first couple weeks the weather was so hot that i would think twice before going out. This made any day hikes out of question, so i decided that my first Hong Kong hike would be a night hike to Victoria Peak.

Ps: You can also go up Victoria Peak by Tram.

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Since i am new in town and it would take a lot of effort to explore trails I have never done before. Therefore I chose to sign up with the Hong Kong Hiking Meetup 香港遠足覓合團. This group allows you to register for group hikes with individuals who are familiar with the trails and act as your guide.

Victoria Peak is the highest mountain on Hong Kong island with an altitude of 552m. It is one of the biggest touristic attractions in hong kong offering views over Central, Victoria Harbour and Lamma Island Continue reading