A trip to islands is always fun and exciting. What makes it exciting are the raw untouched nature and the wilderness that comes along with it. However, Lantau makes it a bit different and makes it one best places for kids and family trips. Lantau Island is one of Hong Kong’s largest islands located close to the Pearl River. Tourists are awestruck by the island’s beauty, the landscapes, beaches, rivers, and beautiful sunrises. This Island is a perfect summer vacation destination you can opt for, from the hustle-bustle of the city lights. And don’t forget Lantau makes a favorite destination with kids. Do you know how?
Well, read on while India Imagine brings you the best summer vacation destination across Lantau that you should visit.
Hong Kong Disneyland
Now you would have understood why I said this place is a perfect place for your kids? To visit Disneyland is a dream come to many kids across the globe. And if you are trying to surprise your kids then bring them here. Hong Kong Disneyland is one among the various Disneyland is located throughout some bigger cities. This Disneyland is located in Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island. It is the main summer vacation destination in Hong Kong and a source that progress the tourism of the country. It was first opened in the year 2005, and since there was no looking back. Kids love the park to such extreme that the place has flourished like never before.
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Tian Tan Buddha
Buddhism is the religion the people of Hong Kong practice to a large extent. Thus there are several monasteries, monuments and sculptures that showcase their faith. One such that symbolizes the faith is the beautifully mesmerizing bronze statue of Buddha located in the heart of Ngong Ping. The statue symbolizes the peaceful relationship between the human and nature. Apart from being a major religious place, the Tian Tan Buddha is also one of the best summer vacation destination.
Po Lin Monastery – The Big Hut
Another spot Po Lin Monastery is a place that kept the Buddhism religion intact in Lantau Island. This beautiful monastery is situated on the hilltop of the Ngong Ping. It is said that Po Lin was built by three monks in the year 1906 and is considered the epitome of peace and surreal ambiance. The place has witnessed some brilliant architectural brilliance inside the monastery. Tourists collect the wooden bracelets made by the monks in the monastery to take home for peace and prosperity.
The amazing Adventureland is yet another fantasy park that has attracted tourists from all over the country. It is completely based on the “theme”. And the theme is the much deeper concept of jungles and forest of Asian and African forests. The official stands with the theme of adventure and fun along with the sense of belonging. There are many tribal activities and fun that give you a fresh outlook towards the same.
Lantau Peak brings the tourist close to nature’s mesmerizing beauty. This island peak is the second largest in the country and the most loved summer vacation destination. It stands high 934 meters from the land. People can walk to the top and enjoy the mesmerizing view from the top. And the best view will be during the sunrises, and no one tourist is lured here in the early morning.
Lantau trail is a 70-kilometer long walking trail opened in the year 1984. The trail starts from Mui Wo and finishes at the same point or loop. This is the third-longest trail in the country, which is quite a favorite among the people who love going for long walks. The hiking trail is a much-maintained footpath, with information boards and signs marked for the walkers or hikers to go through a smooth walk or trek.
Kids favorite Avenger’s Campus is an extraordinary theme park that is located on Lantau Island. The Campus is mainly based on the Marvel Cinematic Universe theme, which was developed by Walt Disney Imagineering. They are collaborating with the Marvel studios for a better understanding and designing purpose. The Campus is set to interconnect the fabulous superheroes and themes that will pull tourists particularly the young generation to their favorite concept.
We all know Noah’s ark and the situation that raised Noah to build an ark. Noah’s ark at Lantau Island is again consulates with the theme and attracts tourists. There is a big ark the replicates the real one and a miniature of animals, birds and other things that incorporated them on the great 40 days of the voyage! It is a great place for family and a group of friends trying to hang out.
Toy Story Land
Without any second thought Toy story is one of the favorite children’s movies that stars Tom Hanks as the central character, Woody! The movie was one of the major blockbusters worldwide. And imagine if there is a theme-based park for kids related to Toy Story? All the characters of the movie will welcome you at the start of the park, especially the larger-than-life-size statue of Woody. This place makes a perfect family spot for those who are visiting Lantau Island.
Lantau Island is an island that has more than just beaches and mountains. It is a place where the dream of every kid lies. And undoubtedly it is where the most admiring Disney land is located. The collaborating with all the Marvel studios and other movies to recreate the magic into theme parks makes the place larger than life. Thus Lantau Island makes one of the perfect summer vacation destination that we are looking for!
Till you decide, it’s a bye from me!