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Itinerary
Meet a driver at your Hualien hotel and then board a climate-controlled vehicle for the trip to Taroko National Park. Your first sight of the national park will be the soaring rock at Qingshui Cliff, where you can get a glimpse of the traditional fishing culture that still thrives on Taiwan’s coast. From there, start hiking on the 1.9-mile (3-kilometer) Shakadang Trail, which follows a bright blue stream and a series of sedimentary rocks.

Continue to Eternal Spring Shrine and Swallow Grotto, among Taroko Gorge’s most beloved spots, donning a helmet for protection against falling rocks. When you’re ready for lunch, you’ll have a great chance to try the island’s traditional cuisine by purchasing a meal in a restaurant that’s owned by indigenous Taiwanese people.

The tour concludes with drop-off at the original departure point.
Locations visited
Qingshui Cliff
Su-Hua Highway
Cihmu Bridge
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Overview
Hike Taroko Gorge on a small-group walking tour of Taroko National Park from Hualien that explores some of the park’s most spectacular places, including Qingshui Cliff, Eternal Spring Shrine, and Swallow Grotto. Following easy, laid-back trails in Taroko National Park, you’ll experience an uncrowded side of Taroko Gorge, walking with a guide and group that’s limited to eight people to ensure a more personalized experience.
Highlights
  • Taroko Gorge hiking tour limited to eight for a more personalized experience
  • Hiking means you can leave crowds behind
  • Travel by climate-controlled vehicle to enjoy a comfortable day
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Hualien City hotels
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Mountain, Water, Heart

I recommend this group tour because: - Well-paced itinerary that is flexible and sensitive to the dynamics of the group - A sincere tour guide (William Ho*) You will walk away from this group tour: - With a general overall understanding of the gorge, Hualien...More

Thank FannT2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great tour

We did a day tour with Roy, who's been working in Taroko Nat'l Park for over a decade as a volunteer guide. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the history of the park, the local flora and fauna, and where to go at what time to...More

Thank Brent S
Reviewed 23 July 2018
Taroko Gorge

Our guide, Alicia, gave us a full tour with clear and complete explanations, not only on the Taroko Gorge itself but also more generally on Taiwan. We spent a wonderful day with a few steps along the Pacific Ocean as a final bonus.

Thank Christophe C
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile
Great package

We had a geat time with our tour guide William, who was very friendly, funny and engaging - the perfect guide for our little group. He took us to all the best spots and altered the tour path for the weather accordingly so we would...More

Thank OnAir787536
Reviewed 26 June 2018
Taroko Gorge

Alicia was very professional, she showed up right on time with a great attitude. Her knowledge of the local history was impressive and informative. Not only did she take us to the best photo spots, she even kept us hydrating by purchasing for us Hualien's...More

Thank Kimberly C
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We did the trip by HSR to Tainan, and then regular train around the south end, through Fangliao, and back north to Hualien.
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