This adventurous journey takes you to places where Taiwan’s high mountains meet the Pacific Ocean and the clouds appear in soft wisps across the vast blue sky. The pure beauty of Taiwan’s east coast will make you feel as if having left the mundane world far behind and you’ve found yourself in a magical land between heaven and earth. Enjoy picturesque views of nature, diverse ecology, and astounding geological features, including beautiful gorges, steep cliffs, and much more! Go on a thrilling hike following breathtaking trails, climb atop giant rocks, and marvel at towering cliffs on this unforgettable tour. Find out why travelers from near and far are drawn to this remarkable destination.
Day 1. • Pick-up from your hotel; bus from Taipei to Hualien (Taroko Gorge) • Pass by Qingshui Cliff on the famous Suhua Highway coastal road • Shakadang Trail walk through scenic valley with impressive marble rocks • Night shrimp catching in a mountain river and BBQ dinner served on the riverbankDay 2: • Zhuilu Historic Trail hike, one of the most spectacular hikes in the world. A light lunch will be available on the way to the trail (A permit is needed to enter the area, limiting the number of visitors in order to preserve its quality) • Sampling local specialties at Hualien night marketDay 3. • Bus from Hualien to Yilan • In winter (October to March): King Car Whisky Distillery for a tour of the impressive facility. See exhibits about the whiskey distillation process, followed by a tasting of the Kavalan Whisky produced on-site • In summer (April to September) Go for a swim in beautiful Wai’ao Beach • Enjoy pleasant ocean views at the Wushi Harbor surfing beach in the afternoon • Back to Taipei