Hiking in Taiwan: Jialishan (加里山) A spectacular (& challenging) day hike well worth the effort

Hiking Jialishan (加里山) in Miaoli County is a challenge but rewarding experience in Taiwan. Difficult to get to without a car, Parkbus gets you there and back in one day.

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.

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.

Where to Rent Outdoor Gear in Taipei

Where to Rent Outdoor Gear in Taipei Winter, summer, spring, or fall, Taiwan’s adventures are fit for all! Taiwan’s outdoor opportunities are endless. Whether trekking through the high mountains, camping in Taiwan’s vast forests, river tracing or rock climbing, you’ll need gear. Specific outdoor equipment is necessary for specific outdoor activities, and with opportunities forContinue reading “Where to Rent Outdoor Gear in Taipei”

Guanwu National Forest Recreation Area – 觀霧國家森林遊樂區

Explore the adventurous side of Taiwan by discovering the wonders of one of Taiwan’s best kept secrets – Guanwu National Forest Recreation Area.

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

Neidong National Forest Recreation Area 內洞國家森林遊樂區

One of 12 designated National Forests in Taiwan, Neidong National Forest Recreation Area (內洞國家森林遊樂區) is the closest to Taiwan’s capital, Taipei and about 4km past the popular Wulai Waterfall. If you’ve never been, Neidong is a perfect family-friendly destination to enjoy a fantastic day out along easy, meandering hiking trails through a mix of broadleavedContinue reading “Neidong National Forest Recreation Area 內洞國家森林遊樂區”

Manyueyuan National Forest Recreation Area 滿月圓國家森林遊樂區.

One of 12 designated National Forests in Taiwan, Manyueyuan (meaning Full Moon) in Mandarin Chinese is a beautiful national forest that closely follows the meandering Dabao River (大豹溪) in southern New Taipei City. Less than an 1 1/2 hours south of Taipei and with plenty of points of interest and trails to explore, Manyueyuan National ForestContinue reading “Manyueyuan National Forest Recreation Area 滿月圓國家森林遊樂區.”