Highlights: Ngong Ping 360
Hong Kong experience wouldn’t be that memorable if you haven’t visited the Ngong Ping Village and riding the Cable Car with an absolutely breath taking view that will leave you speechless! The Ngong Ping 360 is a tourism project on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. The project was previously known as Tung Chung Cable Car Project before acquiring the Ngong Ping 360 brand in April 2005.* Easy Access:
- 10 mins – from Airport by Taxi
- 30 mins – from Central on the MTR Tung Chung Line
- 25 mins – from Tsim Sha Tsui by car
- 60 mins – ( less than ) from Lo Wu/ Huang Gang border crossings by tour couch
During my last visit to Hong Kong I made sure that I will experience riding the Cabin and Crystal Cable car and also visit the Big Buddha that is situated in the heart of Lantau Island plus enjoy the stunning view that Hong Kong has to offer. It’s time to be a tourist once again for me, and just to have fun! I went there alone and, as expected I will try my best to take photos of myself! haha! Note that you have to take the MTR to go there, since it’s more faster than other means of transportation. Some tips before you go: 1. Be an early bird – The line is very long as early as 7am! Because tourists from around the world are also checking out the place, you have to consider of the travel time specially if you are coming from the HK Central. 2. Bring food/water/candies – Just because the queue might take some time, having some food with you like cookies or snack bars will help you ease the boredom. There is a little store just right before you hit the Ngong Ping entrance but you don’t wanna lose your spot, right? Be prepared! 3. Decide what package will you get – It explains everything! Also think of the person behind you, or the little kid behind you who cannot contain his/her excitement to ride the cable car. Btw, they offer promotions from time to time so you can check their website as well. 4. Be patient – “rule of the thumb, always.” So let me now give you some glimpse!
The view is so stunning I’m gonna die! (kiddin!, no! seriously! )
I suggest that you try both the Regular Cabin and the Crystal Cabin so that you can have the best of both worlds!
Thanks God, I had the courage to ask someone to take a photo of me. yaaay!
Ngong Ping Village
The Ngong Ping Village, built next to the Ngong Ping Cable Car Terminal, occupies a 15,000 square metre site and has been designed to mirror and uphold the cultural and spiritual veracity of the Ngong Ping area.*
Feel free to walk around and grab some food, or buy something to help the tourism industry!
Tian Tan Buddha
Tian Tan Buddha, also known as the Big Buddha, is a large bronze statue of a Buddha Amoghasiddhi, completed in 1993, and located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island, in Hong Kong *
After enjoying the view, you might wanna check out the Citygate Outlets too! Don’t forget to bring some cash with you! Branded goods are sold their at a lower price than what you expect. So have time and check it out too! Have you been to Ngong Ping 360? How was your experience? Let me know down by dropping some comments below. Useful Links: Ngong Ping 360 Website Ngong Ping 360 Leaflet (PDF)