Zhuilu Old Trail Hiking Day Tour in Hualien

Outdoor Activities in Taroko National Park

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If you are looking for some challenges and take your tour in Taroko Gorge to the next level, Zhuilu Old Trail is definitely where you should visit. Visitors are allowed to walking on the cliff path to have an astonishing view of the gorge. The tour guide will keep you company to explain the history and take great pictures at the best shooting spots. There is a daily capacity on the number of visitors, and it requires permits for hiking this breathtaking trail. A peace of mind for your adventure journey!
From the trail • 0 km: Zhuilu Suspension Bridge – Green long suspension bridge above Liwu river, giving you a unique perspective of the gorge. Exclusive to the hikers only. • 1 km: Badagang Outpost– Historic aboriginal settlement. It used to be the biggest Japanese checkpoint in Zhuilu Old Trail. • 1.2 km: Badagang Suspension Bridge – Another suspension bridge where travelers rest. It’s enjoyable to stand/sit on the bridge for the breeze and the view down to the gorge. • 2.4 km: Zhuilu Old Trail Cliff Path– From here it begins with the highlight of the tour. A long and narrow path on the edge of the cliff. The view up here is simply astonishing. It's once in a lifetime experience. After the trail (bonus) • Swallow Grotto – The most well-known attraction in Taroko National Park. From here you are able to see how the erosion separated the mountain to form the greatest marble gorge in Asia. • Chingshui Cliff – A secret and epic attraction to understand how the cliff got elevated from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean by the force of the earthquake.Please note that the itinerary is subjected to change due to the potential interferences like weather, road traffic control, road damage and condition of each attraction. Under the above circumstances, the tour guide might alter the itinerary and find other attractions to replace.

What’s included

  • All the needed permits
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Driver/Local English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (within Hualien City)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Safety Helmets
  • Entry/Admission - Zhuilu Old Trail

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks (please prepare snack for lunch)
  • Entrance fee (NT$ 200 per person)
  • Gratuities


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small-group tour