Travel experience Taroko National Park - Taiwan

About Taroko National Park 

Taiwan not only has vibrant cities, ancient towns, unique cuisines but also beautiful natural landscapes. If you are too familiar with Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung, next time you travel to Taiwan, visit Taroko National Park.

Travel experience Taroko National Park - TaiwanPhoto: Wanderlusttips.com

Taroko National Park is located in the east of Taiwan, in the city of Hualien. This is one of the most beautiful lands in Taiwan with clear waterfalls, dense valleys, majestic rocky mountains. 

Taroko National Park covers an area of ​​more than 120,000 ha, located at an altitude of 3,700 m above sea level. It is also the home of many animals, including rare animals. 

Traveling to Taroko National Park, you can visit beautiful places like Changchun, Yanzikou cave ...


How to move to Taroko National Park

From downtown Hualien, start early to begin your journey to Taroko National Park. You can take the bus, rent a car, drive a taxi or follow the tour to visit this place. 

Travel experience Taroko National Park - TaiwanTake a bus from central Hualien to Taroko National Park. Photo: Gody.com

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Every 1-2 hours, there will be a bus from central Hualien to Taroko National Park. If you rent a car, you will be more proactive. If you do not have a valid license, you can hire a taxi to take you to your place, note that in the peak season, the taxi price will be higher than normal. 


Stay

Tourists visiting Taroko National Park often return during the day to combine with exploring other fascinating destinations of Hualien City. But if you have a lot of time and want to stay overnight, you can camp right in the heart of the national park. During the high season, it is difficult to find a suitable camping site, but in the low season, you only need to contact to get permission from the park. Rent a tent, prepare food and personal items carefully when deciding to camp overnight. 


Stunning locations inside Taroko National Park

Shakadang trail

The Shakadang Trail is a beautiful walk along the clear Shakadang River, through the mountains. Although only about 1.5 km long but it will take about 1.5 hours if you want to go all the way. The trail is quite flat, spacious and has handrails to ensure safety for everyone. During the journey, you can see colorful rocks formed by the deposition of sediments. Right at the entrance of this trail is the beautiful, unique Shakadang bridge with 100 lions made of marble.

Travel experience Taroko National Park - TaiwanShakadang trail. Photo: Gody.com

Changchun Temple

Changchun Temple, also known as Changchun Temple, was built to commemorate the hard work of the workers who died during the construction of the Central Cross-Island Highway across the island. The name Changchun means eternal spring, meaning that this place is like a fairy-tale place. 

Travel experience Taroko National Park - TaiwanChangchun Temple. Photo: Wanderlusttips.com

The temple was built on a marble cliff with unique classical architecture in a natural setting that everyone admires. Not merely a tourist attraction, this temple is one of the sacred images of Taroko National Park.

Yanzikou trail

Coming to the Yanzikou - Yen Tu Khau trail, you will admire the cliffs, small natural caves formed millions of years ago due to the erosion of river water. Its name comes from the late spring and early summer, this place becomes a paradise for birds nest with thousands of birds flying to live. Images of birds flying in the clear blue sky will create a spectacular beauty that makes you bewildered. 

Travel experience Taroko National Park - TaiwanYanzikou trail. Photo: Wanderlusttips.vom

Baiyang waterfall

Flowing from a height of 200 m, Baiyang is a beautiful waterfall with extremely majestic natural scenery that any visitor will enjoy. Water penetrates the stone wall, water accumulates in the crack of the rock and flows out spectacularly. You will pass through a tunnel of the same name before reaching this waterfall.

Travel experience Taroko National Park - TaiwanPhoto: Wanderlusttips.com

Although Taroko National Park is not famous as other unique works of Taiwan, this is still an attractive destination and attracts many tourists thanks to its charming beauty. If you have the opportunity to travel to Hualien, Taiwan, do not miss this destination.

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