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We walked this trail down from the peak to the city. Due to the steepness many muscles used in legs that are not normally used when descending rapidly. We walked at twilight in winter and surprised how many people were using this trail. Many runners in both directions. Many ex…
This is one of the fastest way to get to the Peak on foot. Old Peak Road is a steep trail that links the Peak with the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Garden. Expect some serious uphill walk for around an hour.
It’s a great walk but very strenuous. Even if you stop or turn around half way up you will have to have strong legs in both directions. Saying that it is a walk I take about 3 times per week and the views at the top and along the way are stunning. I’ve completed the walk in the…
The reviews here are a bit confusing because some reviews are talking about the Old Peak Road, which goes from lower-level Hong Kong up to area of the peak tram terminus, and some reviews are talking about the loop that starts at the peak tram terminus and goes around the peak…
We walked from the bottom to the top, it’s so gorgeous and peaceful, covered by greenery, you would never know you’re in the city. Totally beautiful views all the way up and never very busy. Great exercise, very tiring at points and will have you covered in sweat in no time... …