A Walk from Wan Chai to Central to See the Longest Escalator System in the World

Hong Kong, China

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The Facts

  • Start or End: I started at my hotel in Wan Chai, near the corner of Wan Chai Road and Burrows Street (Google Map Directions), and finished at Exit A of Admiralty Train Station Admiralty Train Station (Google Map Directions).
  • Length: 7.7km (mi) in about 3hr
  • Grade: Easy to Medium. Not a long walk but it does get hilly and depending on the direction of the escalator you may need to take the stairs.
  • Date Walked: 7th of December 2015

The Story

After flying from Taipei to Hong Kong it is time to stretch my legs and see the Central-Mid-Levels Escalator. On the way, I pass by the sights of Wan Chai, Hong Kong Park and the Zoological and Botanical Gardens.

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