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Good weather gives you the perfect reason to visit an outlying island.  Lantau is packed with places for you to relax and indulge in the peacefulness of nature. Why not plan a short trip? Here are some spots to visit: Wisdom Path, MEOW, Kat Hing Street in Tai O and Fu Shan Bridge.

Take a ride on the Ngong Ping cable car. You will be travelling from downtown Tung Chung to another side of Hong Kong, where you can experience the tranquility brought about by nature.

Wisdom Path

It takes only 20 minutes to walk from Ngong Ping Village to the Wisdom Path. The 38 giant wood columns erected here are inscribed with the verses of the Heart Sutra, written by renowned Sinologist Professor Jao Tsung-I. Get enlightened about life right here!

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Take a New Lantao Bus from Ngong Ping to reach the fishing village called Tai O. 

Tai O Boat excursion

Take a boat ride along the waterways of Tai O to observe the special stilt houses built along the river and experience the rustic charm of fishing village culture.

Relax like a cat

MEOW is a café in Tai O. Its owner is a cat lover. The café has not only adopted stray cats as mascots, but also raises money to support volunteering groups that protect stray cats in Tai O. It also collaborates with local designers and offer cat-themed souvenirs.

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Come here and order a “cat”-paucino and relax like a cat. 

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Tai O Street Snacks

You can find an array of small shops in Kat Hing Street in Tai O, offering local Hong Kong snacks such as egg puffs, husband rolls, tofu pudding and chaguo rice dumplings. Dig in and as you appreciate the fishing village views with unique stilt houses of Tai O.

Sunset at Fu Shan

Before the sun goes down, walk up the easy Fu Shan Hiking Trail for some stunning sunset pictures at Fu Shan bridge.

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Thanks @clysmiley, @jolovestravels, @someone.likes.blue, @vivienchen, @julielhy for their pictures!