Ngong Ping Cable Car and Guided Tour

Discover Lantau island with a return journey from Tung Chung to Ngong Ping aboard a cable car, and explore North Lantau and the Big Buddha with an expert guide.

The Hong Kong Pass Free return journey on Ngong Ping Cable Car and Culture & Heritage guided tour Normally HK$430 - Free with Hong Kong Pass

See a different side of Hong Kong on a 25-minute scenic journey across North Lantau island onboard the Ngong Ping cable car. Begin your journey at Tung Chung and as you ascend up and over the lush tropical hills, look back and enjoy a stunning view of Hong Kong International Airport as well as panoramic vistas of the South China Sea before you approach Ngong Ping village and the world-famous Big Buddha statue.

Once you arrive at Ngong Ping, an expert guide will take you on a guided tour to explore the traditional Chinese architectural design, culture and heritage of Ngong Ping Village, Po Lin Monastery as well as the spiritual history of the Giant Buddha then down to the traditional Tai O fishing village. Discover Tai O's iconic stilt houses, indulge in local delicacies including sugar donuts, giant fishballs and sweet tofu for the ultimate cultural experience. The hop on an exclusive boat excursion and take in the views of stilt houses along the banks of Tai O's waterways, you may even spot one of Hong Kong's iconic wild Chinese Pink Dolphins along the way.

Upon arrival at Ngong Ping 360 ticketing counter, please speak to a member of Ngong Ping 360 staff and inform them that they are from Leisure Pass Group and they are going to do the C&H Insight Tour, their staff will assist them to Skip the Queue.

Exclusive to Hong Kong Pass holders

  • Skip the queue with a Hong Kong Pass - Visitors doing the Culture & Heritage guided tour can show their Hong Kong Pass to the Ngong Ping 360 ticketing counter staff and staff will assist them to skip the queue.

Hong Kong Pass Tips

  • Free return trip on the Ngong Ping 360 cable car
  • Free guided cultural tour of Ngong Ping, the Big Buddha and Tai O fishing village
  • Amazing views of North Lantau
  • Get to the Big Buddha
  • Explore Tai O fishing village
  • Free tea demonstration
  • Tai O boat excursion

Tour terms & conditions

  • Pre-booking at the Cable Car Ticketing Counter is preferable - show your Hong Kong Pass at the Ngong Ping ticket counter on the day  and choose from available departure times
  • If joining a tour - guests must arrive at the Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal 45 minutes before tour departure
  • Should the first tour be full, guests will be placed on the next available tour
  • Show your Hong Kong Pass at the Ngong Ping 360 Ticketing Office to redeem your tour ticket 

Did You Know? - Ngong Ping & Big Buddha facts

  • The cable car journey stretches 5.7-kilometre (3.5 mi) and takes approximately 25 minutes
  • Ngong Ping is home to the Po Lin monastery and Big Buddha
  • At 34m (including the podium), the Big Buddha is the tallest seated bronze Buddha statue in the world
  • Prior to the Ngong Ping cable car, the only way to reach the monastery and Big Buddha was via a mountain road and bus service

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Getting to Ngong Ping Cable Car and Guided Tour

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Getting to Ngong Ping Cable Car and Guided Tour

  • Ngong Ping Cable Car and Guided Tour 11 Tat Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
  • Closest Subway Tung Chung
  • Closest Bus Stop See map
  • Big Bus hop on hop off Tour Stops

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Opening Times

In response to recent government health guidelines, some attractions are closed or may close at short notice. Please visit the official attraction websites for up-to-date information.

Ngong Ping 360's cable car services, attractions at Ngong Ping Village, Tung Chung and Ngong Ping’s self-operated souvenir shops, as well as the guided tours operated by 360 Holidays will be temporarily closed ‪from ‪27 January, 2020‬ until further notice. Ngong Ping Village will remain open.

Cable Car
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 6:30pm

Lantau Cultural and Heritage Tour (optional)
Please arrive at Tung Chung Cable Car Terminal 45 mins prior to departure time
Tour duration: 3.5 hours 
Tour times: Monday - Sunday: 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm
Tour meeting point: Ngong Ping Village Shop no. 8, Li-Nong Tea House 
Languages: English, Mandarin or Cantonese

In the event of inclement weather, such as rainstorm or typhoon, the service of the cable car service may be suspended, depending on the actual circumstances. Please visit Ngong Ping 360 website for the most updated service information.

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