Nenggao–Andongjun

activities / Hiking & trekking

Lonely Planet review

An epic six-day hike across the spine of Taiwan, the Nenggao–Andongjun (能高-安東軍, Nénggāo–Āndōngjūn) hike is for the very fit and experienced only. The first day's hike follows the same route as the others to Tienchi but after that veers south to cross a rugged, high-mountain landscape of deep-set lakes, rolling meadows of dwarf bamboo, deep-cut valleys and endless dark ranges. There is great beauty here and deeper solitude. The last day's hike down the Aowanda River ends in the Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area.

Be prepared to carry your own supplies, including a tent, for the whole trip. A guide who knows the route is an absolute necessity; contact Taiwan Adventures .