Es­cape To the Is­lands

The Pullman Magazine - - Travel -

Get­ting there:

By ca­ble car, di­rec­tion Lantau, from Tung Chung metro sta­tion (www.mtr.com.hk). A 25-minute ride on the Ngong Ping 360 (www.np360.com.hk/ en/) of­fers stun­ning views of the air­port, sea and scenery. On your ar­rival: the path to Big Bud­dha and a mo­ment of calm; sou­venir shops, restau­rants and at­trac­tions fo­cus­ing on Hong Kong’s cin­e­matic her­itage.

By ferry, from the Cen­tral Ferry Piers (www.nwff.com.hk/ public/home.php) which heads to the is­lands of Cheung Chau, Peng Chau and Lamma. www.hkkf.com.hk

Eat­ing like a lo­cal:

In both Cheung Chau and Lamma it’s no mean feat de­cid­ing where to eat given the huge ar­ray of tempt­ing seafood restau­rants that greet you as you ar­rive! Go with your in­stinct and make a bee­line for venues favoured by the lo­cals…

Tak­ing in the sights:

Dis­cover the wealth of hid­den nat­u­ral trea­sures on Hong Kong’s many is­lands: flora, fauna, de­serted beaches, walk­ing trails… www.dis­cov­er­hongkong.com

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