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2D1N Taroko Gorge Trek **English-speaking guide

By Topology

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At a Glance

At a Glance

During this trip, you will learn about many aboriginal cultures, and also savour their local specialities made from the mountain vegetables and fresh seafood. Enjoy the majestic scenery of Taroko, go swimming and river tracing in the great water areas. Unveil the mysterious Shakadang Trail built along a river cliff. It will lead you to the old Datong tribal village. Relax at the pebble beach of Qixingtan, observe fishermen working along the shore. Explore the history of the Japanese army at The Military Command Center. Visit Carp Lake surrounded by mountains, cycle around or traverse the lake by pedal boat. This trip includes return transfer from Taipei.

Details

2 days 1 night
Join-in trip
Up to 10 persons
Strict Cancellation

Activities

Hiking
Culture - Visit Tribes
Outdoor Adventures - Cycling

Suitable For

Backpackers
Solo Travellers
Couples
Small Groups

Trip Highlights

Taroko Gorge

Choose this if...

You wish to admire the majestic scenery of Taroko along with learning about the aboriginal culture and Japanese history!!

What's included

What's included

  • Fanlin House - Superior Twin Room (Private) or Fanlin House - Superior Double Room (Private)
  • Return Transfer from Taipei
  • Lunch and dinner on day 1
  • Breakfast and lunch on day 2
  • Entrance fee of Pine Garden and Chinghsiu Temple
  • Bike rental at Carps Lake
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hualien train tickets and van/sedan in Hualien
  • Breakfast on day 1
  • Personal expenses
  • Any tips
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Taipei Main Station West 3 Gate (台北車站西3門): 07:30am Details

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Availability

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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Taipei -Taroko National Park - Hualien
Taipei -Taroko National Park - Hualien

Today you will admire the majestic scenery of Taroko Gorge and savour the local delicacies!!

Accommodation: Fanlin House - Superior Twin Room (Private)

  • 07:30am - Pick-up at Taipei Main Station West 3 Gate (台北車站西3門)
  • 07:40 am - Depart from Taipei. Meet your guide at Taipei Main Station West 3 Gate (台北車站西3門) and take the train to Hualien.
  • 12:30 pm - Lunch. Savour the delicacies of Aboriginal food, made from fresh seafood and mountain vegetable.
  • 01:30 pm - Visit Taroko Gorge and admire its majestic scenery.
  • 04:00 pm - Head to Shakagang Trail, also known as "mysterious valley trail", is built along a river cliff.
  • 05:50 pm - Enjoy the dinner at Hualien night market.
  • Overnight stay in Hualien. (local high-quality B&B or 3-star hotel)
Day 2: Hualien - Taipei
Hualien - Taipei

Today you will visit visit some museums and enjoy East Coast of Taiwan at Seven Star Bay!

Accommodation: Fanlin House - Superior Twin Room (Private)

  • 09:00 am - Depart from your hotel in Hualien.
  • 09:30 am - Visit The Military Command Center. Explore the history of the Japanese army.
  • 11:00 am - Visit Chinghsiu Temple and Learn about the story of Japanese immigration.
  • 12:00 pm - Lunch
  • 01:30 pm - Head to The Carps Lake offering a unique scenery surrounded by mountains. Take a leisure walk, cycle around the lake, or traverse the lake by pedal boat.
  • 03:30 pm - Go swimming or simply relax at Qixingtai beach. Observe the fishermen along the shore at this pebble beach.
  • 04:30 pm - Arrive in Hualien train station and go to Taipei by train (The trip will end at Taipei Train Station)
  • 07:30pm - Drop-off at Taipei Main Station West 3 Gate (台北車站西3門)

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Topology

Topology Travel was founded by passionate locals who share a common vision, which is to provide an authentic experience of Taiwan through the eyes of locals. The guides have a deep passion for nature, humanities, cultures and local cuisine. Whether it is a modern city, vintage township or beautiful mountains, they will lead you very well.

Topology Policies

Topology Policies

Child Pricing
Infants (age 0) will not be charged. Children (age 1 - 6) will pay a discounted price
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Covid Cancellation Policy (for bookings after 1 Sept 2020)
If you can't travel because of Covid restrictions, you can choose to get a full refund, Seek Sophie credits (no expiry, 110% of trip value) or reschedule your trip at no additional cost. Your choice, no questions asked.
Usual Cancellation Policy (for Non-Covid reasons)
As Topology pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
2-Litres drinking water
Backpack
Hand towel
Mosquito repellant
No perfume (bee-proof)
Raincoat (used in heavy rain)
Snacks
Sunhat
Sunscreen
Trekking shoes
Umbrella (used in light rain)
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