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Tour to Lai Chi Wo | May 29, 2021

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Date(s) - 29/05/2021
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Lai Chi Wo
Ma Liu Shui Ferry Pier



Dear Members,


Lai Chi Wo is a 400-year-old farming village near the northern border of Hong Kong. It has been undergoing revitalization by the HKU Centre for Civil Society and Governance (CCSG) since 2013 with the support of the villagers and HSBC. The project received Special Recognition for Sustainable Development in the 2020 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

This full-day outing with Dr. Winnie Law and Ms. Anna Yau of the CCSG, will take us through the planning strategies on agriculture, sustainability, community, marketing and infrastructure. You will have an excellent opportunity to learn how the community came together to ensure the survival of this unique village.

This tour is limited to a maximum of 20 participants, on a first-come-first-served basis. If you would like to join the tour, please RSVP ( with your full name and AIA membership number by 5:00pm on Thursday May 27, 2021 and, if you have any questions, contact the Chapter office at / 2882-6011.


Date:                            Saturday May 29, 2021
Time:                            9:30am
Meeting Point:          Ma Liu Shui ferry terminal.
Fee:                              $380 (inclusive of chartered ferry and lunch)


9:30am From CUHK station’s Ma Liu Shui Ferry Terminal we will take a 1.5 hour chartered ferry and arrive at Lai Chi Wo by11:00am
11:00am – 12:30pm Village settlement, cultural landscape and revitalization initiatives tour/discussion
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 3:30pm Socio-ecological landscape tour at farming area
4:00pm – 5:30pm Return trip to Ma Liu Shui Ferry Terminal
5:30pm Tour ends


Tour Guides

Dr. Winnie Law
Ms. Anna Yau


Ma Liu Shui Ferry Location Map


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