Q: How long is Section 3 of the Hong Kong Trail?
A: 6.5 km long in about 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Q: How do I access Section 3 of the Hong Kong Trail?
A: The start of Section 3 (western trailhead) can be accessed via bus to Tin Wan Estate. From the terminating bus stop, head uphill (opposite direction to which the bus arrived), past Tin Lai house and up the path where you will meet Section 2. Alternatively, take the bus to Aberdeen and walk-up Peel Rise on Aberdeen Reservoir Rd. The end of Section 3 (eastern trailhead) can be accessed via bus to the intersection of Peak Road and Stubbs Road. From there, walk along Mount Cameron Road, take a right on Aberdeen Reservoir Road and follow to the trailhead.
Q: Are there trail markers for Section 3 of the Hong Kong Trail?
A: The entire Hong Kong Trail is well marked. The logo for the Hong Kong Trail is the silhouette of two hikers, one behind the other in full stride. Apart from larger signs indicating the start of sections and access to the trail, there are 100 numbered trail markers about 500m apart along the trail.
Q: Is there mobile phone reception along Stage 3 of the Hong Kong Trail?
A: Mobile phone coverage is mostly good, although there are a few dead spots.
Q: Is water available along Section 3 of the Hong Kong Trail?
A: No potable water is available along the trail itself. Water is available at Wan Chai Gap Park near the eastern end of Section 3 (where Section 3 and 4 join). At the western end (where Section 2 and 3 join) you will need to venture back into civilization at Tin Wan or Aberdeen. It is recommended that you bring plenty of your own water from home.
Q: Where is the best location to take night photography of the Hong Kong city skyline?
A: Lugard Road Lookout, Lugard Road, which is near the Peak Tower. It is only pedestrian access to the lookout, and it is about 10 to 15 minutes away from the Peak Tower.