Zhuilu Old Trail From Hualien: The Best One Day Hike in Taiwan

- [Safety First] There is no place in nature without risk. However, our tour guide has hundreds of experience on the trail. We know every potential risk such as falling rock, wasps, earthquake, rain pattern in this area, making your trip much safer than going on your own or others company. That is the best value we create for you.
- [Small Group] This tour is operated in "small group" between 2~8 travelers. Compared to a large group, you will have a much better and safe experience than a big cheap group because the tour guide can cover everyone in a small group.
- [Great Photographer] Our instructor is English-speaking local guide, telling you the charming stories about Taroko and Taiwan. Besides, he is also the best photographer on the trail who know every great angles for the best shot.
- [Relax after hike] If we finish the hike earlier, we usually take you to some great hidden spots or try some local snacks in Hualien city, which making the trip more fun!!

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  • What's included :
    • Permit issued by Taroko National Park
    • 2~8 people small group or upgrade to a private tour
    • Pickup and drop-off in Hualien City
    • Safety helmet for the cliff part (carry on your own)
    • Entry/Admission - Taroko National Park
    What's excluded :
    • Admission fee of Zhuilu Old Trail: TWD 200/person
    • Lunch & Meal & Drink
    • Train or flight ticket between Taipei and Hualien
    • Accommodation
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Zhuilu Old Trail
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Zhuilu Old Trail, Taroko Gorge, Xiulin Taiwan

    The highlight of this tour is to visit the Zhuilu Trail: one of the best hike in Asia. The hiking duration is around 5hrs with 6.2km and 550 meters climb. 2.5hrs after start we'll reach the cliff area and we'll put on the helmet prepared by Eye Travel Taiwan. Half-way of the hike, we will have lunch picnic during the hike.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Taroko National Park, No.291, Fushi Fushi Vil., Xiulin 97253 Taiwan

    The trail is located on the place which commend the best view of the gorge.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Taroko Gorge, Xinchen Township, Xiulin Taiwan

    The trail is located on the place which commend the best view of the gorge.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Hualien Station, No. 100, Guolian 1st Road, Hualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan 970
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up at your hotel in Hualien City. Places, like Hualien Train Station, Qixintan, Hualien Airport are also available for pickup. We DON'T offer the pickup & drop-off service at Taipei, Tianxiang, Silks Place Taroko, Yanliao, Shoufeng but you can meet us at the trailhead or Hualien train station at designated time. This small group tour usually starts at 8:00~8:30 am and ends at 4:00~5:30 pm.Airports
    • Hualien Airport, Xincheng Taiwan
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 2~8 People Small Group Tour 9/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    9/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    11/1/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    11/1/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    1/1/2021 - 10/21/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    1/1/2021 - 10/21/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    Upgrade to a Private Tour 2/21/2020 - 10/21/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • It’s better to confirm and book this tour ASAP because only 96 pax are allowed to hike a day and secure permit in advance is required. Most travelers fail to make this trip because of hesitation.
    • General Pickup Time: 8:20~8:30 am at Hualien Train Station, 8:30~8:40 am at Hualien Airport, 9:10~9:20 am at Xincheng Train Station, 7:30~8:30 am at the hotels in Hualien City. The local operator will send the exact pickup timetable 24~36 hrs before the tour.
    • The local operator will apply for the permit on your behalf and Name on the passport/ Nationality/ Gender/ Passport No./ Date of Birth are required for permit application.
    • Customers with acrophobia, heart attack, hypertension, pregnant or special personal illness that may affect your ability to participate please consult your physician.
    • This tour is not suitable for people aged 70-years and above or aged 12-years and below.
    • Signing a waiver form before the hike is required for each participant.
    • In rain or typhoon seasons, your driver guide always reserves the right to cancel the trip for safety reasons and no refund will be issued if the tour has started.
    • This group tour doesn't offer the pickup & drop-off service at Taipei City, Silks Place Taroko, Yanliao, Shoufeng. If you stay at Taipei City, Silks Place Taroko, Yanliao, Shoufeng, please take taxi or take train to meet the group at the Hualien Train Station at 8:00am or at Trailhead at 9:10 (if staying in Taroko Gorge)
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Bad weather condition such as typhoon, earthquake, flood, landslide, etc. will influence the location where the tour will be operated, we may cancel the tour according to the government announcement. You will be offered an alternative or full refund if the tour hasn't started yet.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Organised by Eye Travel Taiwan

Activity ID: V-12985P1

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