The cycle track network
connecting East to West
in the New Territories

Tuen Mun Yuen Long Sheung Shui University Station Ma On Shan Tsuen Wan

The cycle track network connecting East to West in the New Territories

Tuen Mun to Ma On Shan (Full Track)

The Government strives to implement the cycle track network project in the New Territories (NT), with an aim of connecting the scattered cycle tracks in the NT East and West to provide more choices for public enjoyment. The Tuen Mun to Ma On Shan backbone section of the NT Cycle Track Network is fully open in 2020.

This 60-kilometre long cycle track section is characterised by distinctive features, with special emphasis on safety and landscaping design, as well as provision of supporting facilities such as cycling entry/exit hubs and resting stations. Now, let’s take a look at what makes this cycle track so attractive!

Tsuen Wan to Tuen Mun (Tsuen Wan Waterfront Section)

The works of the 2.3 km-long cycle track that runs along the Tsuen Wan waterfront connecting Tsing Tsuen Bridge and Bayview Garden are now substantially complete. The section between Bayview Garden and MTR Tsuen Wan West Station was opened to the public in April 2021. The remaining part is targeted to be opened in mid-2021. For more details of the cycle track between Tsuen Wan and Tuen Mun, please click here.

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Tuen Mun to Ma On Shan 60km Cycle Track

The cycle track network connecting East to West in the New Territories

The 11 km-long cycle track connecting Yuen Long to Sheung Shui was opened to the public in September 2020, marking the completion of the entire backbone of the 60 km-long cycle track between Tuen Mun and Ma On Shan. Starting from Tuen Mun in the west, the cycle track reaches as far as Ma On Shan in the east, passing through Yuen Long, Sheung Shui, Fanling, Tai Po and Sha Tin. With a normal cycling speed, it takes more than 6 hours to complete the entire route.

Beautiful scenery and cultural attractions along the cycle track

With scenic spots along the cycle track, cyclists may appreciate the natural ecological beauty and visit cultural attractions. As such, cycling along the cycle track network is very suitable for families, friends and cycling fans.

Tuen Mun to
Yuen Long Section

The ecology, scenic beauty and local delicacies in Tuen Mun, Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai are surprisingly wonderful. Lau Fau Shan, renowned for its seafood offer, attracts a large number of visitors during holidays who enjoy delicious seafood, buy souvenirs and appreciate the sunset.

Since the end of Yuen Dynasty, Yuen Long has been the settlement for many clan families. There are, therefore, so many historical heritage and nostalgic cultural traditions in the area, reflecting the local clan cultures. For those who want to learn about the history of indigenous villagers and family clans in Hong Kong, it is advisable to visit the Ping Shan Heritage Trail for a tour of ancestral halls, temples, courtyards and ancient pagodas; or to visit Ching Chung Koon, Miu Fat Buddhist Monastery and other historical heritage to enjoy the state of tranquillity and cleanse your mind.

To allow your children to get close to nature, learn about ecology and watch birds, you may visit the Hong Kong Wetland Park to enhance their understanding of the diversity and importance of wetland ecosystems. Alternatively, you may take them to Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai Public Library, the first public library with an outdoor courtyard for reading, to enjoy reading books together with them!

Yuen Long to
Sheung Shui Section

Found along the section from Yuen Long to Sheung Shui are the scenic spots with rich natural and cultural ambience, as well as deep historical roots. There are not only beautiful natural landscapes and wildlife animals, but also many historical and cultural monuments. Nam Sang Wai, the most well-known natural attraction in Yuen Long, has been so popular for years for its romantic and pleasant scenery, attracting scores of visitors to “check-in” on social media platforms! In addition, the Mai Po Nature Reserve, also known as the "Bird’s Paradise“, provides shelters for wildlife animals, while serving as an important en-route stop for migrating water birds.

Tai Fu Tai Mansion, the residence of the descendants of Man Tin Cheung, the loyal minister of Song Dynasty who wrote the poem “The Song of the Righteous Spirit”, is also located in the area. Found nearby is Man Tin Cheung Park, allowing visitors to commemorate Man’s impressive loyalty and righteousness - “Everyone must die. Let me but leave a loyal heart shining in the pages of history”.

Sheung Shui to
University Station Section

The section of the cycle track covering Sheung Shui, Tai Po and University Station is full of historical, cultural and natural elements. One of the oldest markets in Hong Kong, Luen Wo Hui Market, is located here. The Lung Yeuk Tau Heritage Trail and Tai Po Man Mo Temple, alongside other historical and cultural monuments, serve as testimony to the history and living styles of the early settlers in the New Territories.

There are also many tourist attractions suitable for family outings, such as the Hong Kong Railway Museum, formerly known as Tai Po Market Railway Station of the Kowloon-Canton Railway, where one can learn the history and development of Hong Kong’s railway system and children will find it highly enjoyable to hang around.

Like Tai Mei Tuk, the Hong Kong Science Park, adjacent to the Pak Shek Kok seaside promenade, is well known for its scenic environment and paradise-like recreational area. In addition, one may visit the fishing village at Sam Mun Tsai to experience the atmosphere of an old fishing village. The magnificent rocky landscapes at Ma Shi Chau, alongside the Tai Po Fung Yuen Butterfly Conservation Area with around 180 butterfly species, are the mesmerising wonders of the nature. Enjoy yourself!

University Station to
Ma On Shan Section

University Station, Sha Tin and Ma On Shan are all famous for their natural scenery, cultural elements and long cycling trails. One can start off near Shing Mun River, ride along the eastern bank of Tolo Harbour to reach Ma On Shan, and enjoy the scenery along the route. If time allows, one can visit the Wu Kai Sha Pebble Beach, a popular location for watching sunsets. At sundown time, many residents and visitors are drawn to this beach for a stroll along the shore in its relaxing atmosphere. Apart from cycling, one can also visit other scenic spots and historical sites in the district, which provide an unexpected rich experience. Exhibitions at the Hong Kong Heritage Museum take visitors on a journey through history and ancient art. Che Kung Temple is a popular attraction drawing both locals and overseas visitors all year round. Tsang Tai Uk, one of the best-preserved Hakka walled villages in Hong Kong, is not to be missed. With granite, green bricks and ancient wood used over a hundred years ago still preserved in its buildings, this village stands as a silent witness to the passage of time.

Tsuen Wan Waterfront Section

Located in the western New Territories along the coast, Tsuen Wan is endowed with a beautiful promenade. This area is also a witness of the golden period of the local textile manufacturing industry, and has a rich local history and heritage. Art and culture enthusiasts flock to this area in the holidays.

The scenic views of Tsuen Wan are enjoyed by many. Taking a stroll from Tsuen Wan Riviera Park to Tsuen Wan Park, one can enjoy a panoramic view of Tsing Yi, Rambler Channel and Ting Kau Bridge from afar at the Tsuen Wan West waterfront promenade. In the early evening when the city is basking in the last glow of the setting sun, people stop in their tracks, savouring the splendour of the enchanting scenary. Tsuen Wan Sports Centre, adjacent to Tsuen Wan Park, provides diversified recreational and sports facilities that allow everyone in the family to enjoy the fun of exercising.


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