Why Hiking in Taiwan is the Best Adventure on Earth

Hiking in Taiwan is the best adventure on Earth. With a stunning 268 mountain peaks above 3000m, amazing wildlife and birdlife, as well as an extremely reliable and vast transportation network we think Taiwan is the best post-covid hiking adventure destination on Earth.

Five Finger Mountain -五指山

Five Finger Mountain (五指山 / Wuzhi Mountain) is located in the southeastern portion of Hsinchu County and connects five mountain tops along a distinct ridge line. It was famous in the Qing Dynasty and the ‘five fingers’ that make the peaks are frequently used to describe the mountain landscape of the area. It was listedContinue reading “Five Finger Mountain -五指山”

Caoling Historic Trail – 草嶺古道

The Caoling Historic Trail was first built over 130 years ago, by the Qing Dynasty, to be the only land link connection between Tamsui and Yilan. Now, the only remaining section of trail spans from the Fulong Beach area, through the mountains and plains to Dali, on the coast in Yilan. The current section ofContinue reading “Caoling Historic Trail – 草嶺古道”

Aowanda National Forest – 奧萬大國家森林遊樂區

Explore the adventurous side of Taiwan by discovering the wonders of one of Taiwan’s best kept secrets – Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area. Located in Nantou County, this site is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts visiting or living in Taiwan.

From trails to mountains and forests, from waterfalls to wildlife, this destination is a must-see destination in Taiwan.

Huisun Forest Area 惠蓀林場

Explore the adventurous side of Taiwan by discovering the wonders of one of Taiwan’s best kept secrets – Huisun Forest Area. Located in Nantou County, this site is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts visiting or living in Taiwan.

From trails to mountains and forests, from waterfalls to wildlife, this destination is a must-see destination in Taiwan.

Fire Mountain Nature Reserve -火炎山自然保留區

Fire Mountain, also known as Huo Yan Shan or Flaming Mountain, is a nature reserve situated by the borders of Miaoli and Taichung. It used to be closed to the public to protect the endangered species and the sensitive ecosystem, however after significant trail restoration and improved safety features, it has been reopened for everyone.Continue reading “Fire Mountain Nature Reserve -火炎山自然保留區”

Taipei City Officials Vote to Reintroduce Formosan Black Bear to Da’an Park

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – A recent vote within the closed doors of Taipei City Hall came to a conclusion Thursday morning, voting to reintroduce the Formosan Black Bear (Ursus thibetanus formosanus), an endemic subspecies, to Da’an Forest Park. Officials cited the endangered species act of 1989, and the need to rehabilitate and grow the population ofContinue reading “Taipei City Officials Vote to Reintroduce Formosan Black Bear to Da’an Park”

Xitou Nature Education Area -溪頭森林遊樂區

Xitou Nature Education Area is located in central Taiwan in the picturesque Lugu Township in Nantou County. Part of an experimental forest belonging to the National Taiwan University, this destination features beautifully preserved broad-leaved forests and an abundance of cedars, spruces, and many other different kinds of trees. Due to its unique ecology, this regionContinue reading “Xitou Nature Education Area -溪頭森林遊樂區”