Private Taroko Gorge Day Tour from Taipei from Taipei

Private Taroko Gorge Day Tour from Taipei from Taipei

View the natural and cultural highlights of Taroko Gorge, one of the Seven Wonders of Asia, on a private day trip from Taipei. Receive the expertise of a private guide who has insider knowledge of Taroko National Park and its scenic spots. You’ll have amazing views of the marble cliffs and surrounding features like Tunnel of Nine Turns and Swallow Grotto, plus a walk around the scenic Shakadang Trail.

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

Taroko National Park, famed for its stunning marble gorge and is regarded as one of the top nature wonders in Asia. You can feel the change of nature from time to time by the depth of the gorge, cut by the flow of water after thousand years. Moreover, you can ramble through the trails in the gorge and enjoy the stunning view of the soaring marble cliffs.

From the archway entry to Tianxiang, this 12.5-mile (20-km) section of Central Cross-Island Highway winding through the steep marble cliffs and tunnels of the gorge will take your breath away.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Shakadang Trail, Taroko National Park, Fushi Village, Xiulin Township, Xiulin 972 Taiwan

First, take a walk along Shakadang Trail, where the crystal clear blue water of Liwu River is running beside you. This river has cut through the marble over millions of years, and created the deep, narrow gorge.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yanzihkou Trail (Swallow Grotto), Xincheng Township Xiulin Township, Hualien City Taiwan

Walk through the tunnels of Swallow Grotto, where you will enjoy a stunning view of the cliffs reaching up to the sky. The potholes on the cliff surface were created by the ground water and the rapid stream of the river. In the past, they were the natural nesting location of swallows; hence it got the name Swallow Grotto.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Cihmu Bridge, Xincheng Township, Xincheng Taiwan

After that, stop by Cihmu Bridge (Motherly Devotion Bridge), an H-Shape hanging bridge built of marble and named by Late President Chiang Jing-guo, for a heart-touching story about a loving mother.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tianxiang Scenic Are, Xiulin Township, Xiulin 972 Taiwan

Before lunch, take a short break at Tianxiang, a large river terrace recreational area where the Youth Activity Center, a Catholic Church and the only 5-star hotel in the park are located nearby. This area features spectacular river landscapes, such as meanders and potholes that make Tianxiang the most picturesque place for dinning and lodge.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tunnel of Nine Turns Trail, Xiulin Taiwan

After lunch, hold your breath, because this nature’s masterpiece will take your breath away. Tunnel of Nine Turns is considered the most scenic section of Taroko Gorge, which has reopened in 2019 after years of repair work. Along the trail, you can see the meander running through the deep and spectacular canyons from high above. Also, you can have a closer look at the faults and folds of the sheer marble cliffs, as well as the vegetation on the walls.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Eternal Spring Shrine, in Taroko National Park, Xiulin Taiwan

Next, you will visit Eternal Spring Shrine, which commemorates the 225 personnel (military veterans) who died during the construction of the Central Cross-Island Highway.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Qingshui Cliff, Su-hua highway from Herping to Chungte, Xiulin 97253 Taiwan

Before heading back to Taipei, end your tour with another visual feast. The amazing Qingshui Cliff is one of the island’s “Eight Wonders”. The soaring cliffs stretch for 21 kilometers, which visitors can enjoy a sweeping view from the viewing platform.

Duration: 25 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"A large amount of walking is involved; comfortable shoes are recommended."
"Times and sequences are subject to change according to the weather and traffic condition."
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes earlier than the pick-up time."
"Not recommended for travelers with physical disabilities."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"Free masks provided for travelers who do not have their own"



Duration: 13 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels in Taipei City Center. If the hotel lobby is located on an upper level, please meet the tour guide on the ground level of the hotel building.


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Local General Liabilities Insurance

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Beverage
  • Entry/Admission - Cihmu Bridge

Facilities


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