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!
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Stop At: Taroko National Park, No.291, Fushi Fushi Vil., 97253 Taiwan
Taroko National Park is one of the nine national parks in Taiwan with many beautiful attractions.This park features high mountains and sheer gorges. Many of its peaks tower above 3,000m in elevation, with many natural wonders. The spectacular Taroko Gorge and the scenic beauty of Liwu River can be conveniently viewed from the Central Cross-Island Highway. The varied mountain peaks, numerous waterfalls, diverse plant forms and animal life, together with the indigenous Taroko people, create the rich texture of this unique natural ecosystem.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Eternal Spring Shrine, in Taroko National Park Taiwan
Eternal Spring Shine which commemorates the 226 personnel (military veterans) who died during the construction of the Central Cross-Island Highway (1956~1960). Spring water adjacent by the Eternal Spring Shine flows all year round, and the Highway Bureau named it after "Changchun Falls." It is now scenic spot with special significance on the Central Cross-Island Highway.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Yanzihkou Trail, Xincheng Township Xiulin Township, Hualien City Taiwan
Following the Central Cross-Island Highway, at Yanzikou (Swallow Grotto) the rock cliffs of the Liwu River gorge seem to reach to heaven while the river runs its swiftest and the distance between the gorge walls so narrow that they almost seem to touch each other.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Tunnel of Nine Turns Trail, Taiwan
Tunnel of Nine Turns
The 1,220m-long Tunnel of Nine Turns (Jiuqudong) Tunnel is the longest tunnel of the Central Cross-Island Highway, while the 700 meters long Tunnel of Nine Turns (Jiuqudong) Trail is the best part of Taroko Gorge. The trail snuggles against the tall mountain and deep gorge. If you look down, you will see Liwu River gushing swiftly past the mountain walls facing each other so closely. You will be astonished at the craftsmanship of nature that has created these treacherous terrains.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Tianxiang Scenic Are, Xiulin Township, 972 Taiwan
Tianxiang is a large river terrace recreational area in Taroko National Park. Dasha River and Taci Jili River converge at Tianxiang to become Liwu River. This area has large parking space, recreational Plum Garden, and the 5 star hotel-Silks Place Taroko. This is the only 5 star hotel in Taroko National Park.
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.
Duration: 1 hour
Commences in:Taipei, Taiwan
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