Department of Health

C9 Ma On Kong - Tsing Lung Tau

Bus interchange

Bus interchange

Access to Tai Lam Chung Country Trail at Ma On Kong

Access to Tai Lam Chung Country Trail at Ma On Kong

Uphill footpath

Uphill footpath

Turn left into Tai Lam Chung Country Trail

Turn left into Tai Lam Chung Country Trail

Cross the wooden bridge

Cross the wooden bridge

Arriving at the catchwater

Arriving at the catchwater

Follow the catchwater for about 2 km

Follow the catchwater for about 2 km

Take the path on the right at the junction

Take the path on the right at the junction

Continue ahead

Continue ahead

Walk towards Tai Lam Chung

Walk towards Tai Lam Chung

Sitting-out facilities at Kat Hing Bridge

Sitting-out facilities at Kat Hing Bridge

Pond

Pond

Uphill path

Uphill path

Keep to the left at the junction

Keep to the left at the junction

Tai Lam Forest Track, also used as a mountain bike trail

Tai Lam Forest Track, also used as a mountain bike trail

A distant view of Tai Lam Chung Reservoir

A distant view of Tai Lam Chung Reservoir

The junction with Yuen Tun Country Trail

The junction with Yuen Tun Country Trail

Beautiful scenery of Tai Lam Chung Reservoir

Beautiful scenery of Tai Lam Chung Reservoir

A viewing point on a small hill

A viewing point on a small hill

A junction of forest tracks

A junction of forest tracks

Downhill path

Downhill path

Tai Lam Ecological Garden

Tai Lam Ecological Garden

Turn right at the junction to proceed to Tsing Lung Tau via Yuen Tun Old Village (continue ahead

Turn right at the junction to proceed to Tsing Lung Tau via Yuen Tun Old Village (continue ahead for a shorter route to Tsing Lung Tau via Yuen Tun Country Trail in a reverse direction)

Uphill path

Uphill path

CAS Yuen Tun Camp

CAS Yuen Tun Camp

Arriving at Yuen Tun Old Village

Arriving at Yuen Tun Old Village

Walk along the footpath

Walk along the footpath

Proceed to the catchwater

Proceed to the catchwater

Walk along the catchwater

Walk along the catchwater

Arriving at Lung Yue Road

Arriving at Lung Yue Road

Lung Yue Road Public Toilet

Lung Yue Road Public Toilet

Tsing Lung Tau

Tsing Lung Tau

Downhill path

Downhill path

Temporary toilet

Temporary toilet

A distant view of Sham Tseng Settlement Basin

A distant view of Sham Tseng Settlement Basin

Arriving at the starting point of Yuen Tun Country Trail

Arriving at the starting point of Yuen Tun Country Trail

Tai Lam Country Park Sham Tseng Management Centre

Tai Lam Country Park Sham Tseng Management Centre

Castle Peak Road - Sham Tseng

Castle Peak Road - Sham Tseng

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Bus interchange
Access to Tai Lam Chung Country Trail at Ma On Kong
Uphill footpath
Turn left into Tai Lam Chung Country Trail
Cross the wooden bridge
Arriving at the catchwater
Follow the catchwater for about 2 km
Take the path on the right at the junction
Continue ahead
Walk towards Tai Lam Chung
Sitting-out facilities at Kat Hing Bridge
Pond
Uphill path
Keep to the left at the junction
Tai Lam Forest Track, also used as a mountain bike trail
A distant view of Tai Lam Chung Reservoir
The junction with Yuen Tun Country Trail
Beautiful scenery of Tai Lam Chung Reservoir
A viewing point on a small hill
A junction of forest tracks
Downhill path
Tai Lam Ecological Garden
Turn right at the junction to proceed to Tsing Lung Tau via Yuen Tun Old Village (continue ahead
Uphill path
CAS Yuen Tun Camp
Arriving at Yuen Tun Old Village
Walk along the footpath
Proceed to the catchwater
Walk along the catchwater
Arriving at Lung Yue Road
Lung Yue Road Public Toilet
Tsing Lung Tau
Downhill path
Temporary toilet
A distant view of Sham Tseng Settlement Basin
Arriving at the starting point of Yuen Tun Country Trail
Tai Lam Country Park Sham Tseng Management Centre
Castle Peak Road - Sham Tseng

 

Interactive Route Map Cross Section Chart Route Guide
Interactive Route Map Cross Section Chart Route Guide
Route C9 - Ma On Kong - Tsing Lung Tau
Brief Tai Lam Country Park is a popular outing destination renowned for its beautiful forest plantation and the picturesque Tai Lam Reservoir.   Tai Lam Country Park has a well-developed network of footpaths with 12 named hiking routes, ranking first in terms of the number of routes among the country parks in Hong Kong.  Start at Ma On Kong Warden Post and walk southward along the footpath, catchwater path and Tai Lam Forest Track.  Go uphill to the viewing point and visit Tai Lam Ecological Garden.  Then visit Yuen Tun Old Village adjacent to the CAS Yuen Tun Camp before proceeding to Tsing Lung Tau, where the trip ends.  This route is rather long and the later part comprises uphill and downhill sections.
Starting Point

Ma On Kong Warden Post (JK973823)

- Walk along Kam Ho Road and Pat Heung Road for about 30 minutes or take Kowloon Motor Bus Route No. 251A or 251B from MTR Kam Sheung Road Station.

Finishing Point Lung Yue Road, Tsing Lung Tau (JK963767)

- Walk for about 20 minutes to Castle Peak Road (Tsing Lung Tau or Sham Tseng) and take Kowloon Motor Bus Route No. 53 or 52X to MTR Tsuen Wan West Station or Mei Foo Station.
Length about 12 km
Duration about 5.5 hours
Level of Difficulty DifficultyDifficulty
Countryside Map North West New Territories

 


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C2 - Wong Nai Tau - Pak Kong
C3 - Tai Au Mun - Tai Miu Au
C4 - Wong Nai Tun - Tai Tong
C5 - Wu Tip Shan - Lam Tsuen
C6 - Devil's Peak - Tseng Lan Shue
C7 - Tsung Tsai Yuen - Wun Yiu
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C9 - Ma On Kong - Tsing Lung Tau
 
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