One day Hualien Taroko Gorge Tour from Taipei by Train

Day Trips & Excursions in Taroko National Park

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Join this exciting full-day trip to visit one of the seven wonders of the world - Taroko Gorge in Hualien, the east part of Taiwan. Taroko National Park, or sometimes called Taroko Gorge, and its surrounding area are famous for not only the mesmerizing views and nature, but also their abundant supply of marble which leads to its nickname "The Marble Gorge". Also visit  Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Grotto, Cisingtan Scenic Area and Hualien Stone Sculptural Park. Let's visit the beautiful marble world together!
You'll be picked up from your hotel in Taipei City. Then, you will be transferred to Taipei Railway Station to take a train to Hualien. After arrival in Hualien, your friendly and professional local tour guide will take you to explore the amazing Taroko National Park. Taroko National Park is one of the nine national parks in Taiwan with many beautiful attractions. Your first stop is the Tunnel of Nine Turns with total length of 1.3 miles (2 km). Taroko Gorge is the most essential sections, leaning against the mountain trails and deep valleys and overlooking the rapids of a stream river. The gorge started over 200 million years ago as sediment on the bottom of the ocean. Later visit the Eternal Spring Shrine, one of the major picturesque points in the park. Enjoy the mesmerizing view of the mountains and waterfall. It also happens to be one of the main memorials for veterans. Next, continue to the Swallow Grotto. "Swallow" refers to the Cross-Island Highway from Jin Heng Park. Take a break, and enjoy some local Taiwanese cuisine for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, you will visit the beautiful beach at Cisingtan Scenic Area, and then proceed to Hualien Stone Sculptural Park to visit a marble factory. When the tour ends, you will be transferred back to the Hualien Railway Station to take the train back to Taipei by 7:00 PM, and then you will be dropped off at your hotel in Taipei.

What’s included

What’s not included

  • Dinner, tips and any personal expense

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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