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Depart from the top of Vista Avenue (directly across from main bus depot), winding up-hill to the top of the residential area.
Follow the water catchment and paved surface up hill another 10 minutes before turning right on to the Discovery Bay Mid Level Trail.
Cross the reservoir and continue uphill on the Reservoir Path.
You may ascend Lo Fu Tau fully, or follow this track via the shortcut to the Lo Fu Tau Country Trail.
Either way, all further hiking will be downhill.
Follow the Lo Fu Tau Country Trail until intersecting with the Olympic Trail, turn left.
Descend passed the silver mine, waterfalls, through the village of Nim Po Tsuen and finally into Mui Wo.
Check ferry schedules for easy return to DB or Hong Kong island.