One trail that offers a unique perspective as well as delivers absolutely stunning views is the famous Caoling Historic Trail. While a very popular trail in northern Taiwan, day trippers and hikers in Taiwan seek out this trail that stretches Yilan County on the east coast of Taiwan and New Taipei City.
Hiking the Dongman Trail (東滿步道) is unique. In fact, it might be a one-of-a-kind outdoor experience. There are not many (or any!) other trails in Taiwan that connect two National Forest Recreation Areas.
Hiking in Taiwan: Malun Mountain (馬崙山) is the second highest mountain peak among the famed Seven Heroes. Regardless of the elevation, this is not an overly difficult climb. It is long and a steady climb (with some steeper sections of elevation gains) and offers hikers a range of forest ecosystems and unique trail features that may this hike a must-do.
Hiking in Taiwan with Parkbus Taiwan! Hike the Tonghou Traversing Trail (桶後越嶺步道行) which connects New Taipei City to Yilan County along a historic indigenous pathway traditionally used for trade and migration.
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”
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”
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.”