No summer holiday plans? No problem! Become a tourist in your own city, and join one of these heart-pumping Hong Kong nature tours to explore Hong Kong’s hidden side. From ziplining to coasteering, mountain biking tours to forest bathing, you’ll find something for everyone.
Sure, we all know Hong Kong’s hiking is second-to-none, but for a more immersive experience, get a local nature expert to lead you into the wilderness on these Hong Kong nature tours that emphasise mindfulness and wellbeing.
Forest therapy specialist Kembali offers half- and full-day female-only events to help women reconnect to Mother Earth. Check out their monthly Women’s Wild Swim in Tai Po ($150), or for younger ages, the “Daughters of the Earth” summer programme takes small groups of girls out into wild spaces to explore their abilities, learn fire-making, whittling, tree climbing, bouldering and rock pool swimming. $2,400 for 18 hours of instruction over three weeks. kembali.org
Shinrin Yoku Hong Kong specialises in the Japanese art of forest bathing. This summer they’re offering “Sisters’ Walks,” a three-hour guided forest bathing experience in the woods with your very best girl squad. Includes professional guiding, healthy snacks, tea ceremony, and a special gift bag to take home with you. $1,388 for two people. shinrinyokuhk.com
Catch some serious air as you zipline from cliff to cliff on craggy Tung Lung Chau Island! Hong Kong Rock Climbing Adventure offers various excursions in rock climbing and canyoning, as well as a day-long trip that gets you hiking, ziplining and abseiling before hopping the ferry back to civilisation. $680 per person. hkrca.com
Explore Hong Kong’s natural bounty on two wheels with Wild Hong Kong. This outdoor tour company runs a Plover Cove Cycle & Hike tour that takes you on a guided excursion of the Plover Cove reservoir before ending with a refreshing dip in a secret waterfall! $500-$700. wildhongkong.com
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