Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail

Winding its way through lush forests, rolling hills, and tranquil valleys, the Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail offers a unique perspective on Hong Kong’s rich biodiversity and striking landscapes. Along the way, hikers are treated to a variety of scenic vistas, including panoramic views of the iconic Tsing Ma Bridge, Ting Kau Bridge, and Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong’s highest peak.

The journey also provides glimpses into the territory’s history, as well-preserved villages, temples, and ancestral halls reveal the customs and stories of the people who have traversed this path over the centuries.

In this introduction to the Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail, we will delve into its storied past, uncover its hidden secrets, and guide you through the natural wonders that await you along this enchanting route. Whether you’re an avid hiker seeking a challenging adventure or a history buff in search of authentic cultural experiences, the Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail promises an unforgettable journey through Hong Kong’s mesmerizing landscapes and intriguing past.


Get to the start: We suggest starting at the endpoint of the trail at the Tai Lam Country Park Tai Tong Shan.

The trail is well marked as it takes you through the park and down to the corner of the Tai Lam Chung Reservoir.

Continue to follow the signs until you cross the MacLehose Trail at the Tin Fu Tsai Campsite.

Get home: The last section has the most stunning views as you work your way up to the Shek Lung Kung Pavilion and then down to Tsuen Wan.