1. Taiwan
  2. Taipei
  3. Taroko Gorge National Park

From Taipei: Full-Day Hualien City and Taroko Gorge Tour

Product ID: 75637
Travel from Taipei to explore the amazing Taroko National Park on a full-day tour.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
Starting time 5:30 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Chinese, English, Japanese

Pickup included

The hotel which you check into at Taipei city. Notice : The pick-up service is only provided to guests who stay at Taipei city. If you are booked into hotels in New Taipei city such as Sanchung or Luzhou or Banqiao district, you will need to meet in front of Taipei caesar Park hotel at 6:00 AM.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Face the Pacific Ocean from the magnificent rock beach, feeling the sea wind go through body
  • Enjoy deep breathing in nature while listening to swallows singing through the marble canyon
  • Look out over Liwu River across the canyon
Full description
You will be picked up from your hotel in Taipei city between 05:30 AM to 06:10 AM and transferred to Taipei Railway Station to take a train to Hualien. After arrival in Hualien, your friendly and professional local tour guide will take you to explore the amazing Taroko National Park.

Taroko National Park is one of the nine national parks in Taiwan with many beautiful attractions. Your first stop will be the Tunnel of Nine Turns with a total length of 2 kilometers. Taroko Gorge is the most essential section, leaning against the mountain trail's tight deep valleys and overlooking down the rapids of a stream river. The gorge/rock started over 200 million years ago as sediment on the bottom of the ocean. Later, visit the Eternal Spring Shrine, one of the major picturesque points in the park. Enjoy the mesmerizing view of the mountains and waterfall. It is one of the main memorials for veterans as well. 

Next, continue to the Swallow Grotto. "Swallow" refers to the Cross-Island Highway from Jin Heng Park with approximately 500 meters of marble foot canyon walls and numerous small caves. Take a break and enjoy some local Taiwanese cuisine for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, visit the beautiful beach, Cisingtan Scenic Area and then proceed to Hualien Stone Sculptural Park to visit a marble factory. When the tour ends, you will be transferred to return to Hualien Railway Station to take the train back to Taipei by 07:00 PM and then dropped off at your hotel in Taipei.
Includes
  • Bus transportation
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Tickets and travel insurance
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Dinner
  • Tips and any personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• The hotel pick-up service is only provided to guests who stay at Taipei City. If you are staying in New Taipei City such as the Sanchung, Luzhou or Banqiao districts, you will need to meet in front of Taipei Caesar Park hotel at 6:00 AM.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.2 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3.8 / 5
  • Organization
    3.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Nice tour in Hualien and Tarkko Gorge

Enjoyed the beautiful sceneries and very nice lunch provided. Thank you Josephine.

June 14, 2019

Aber little rushed but you see a lot

Can recommend If you dont have much time

March 23, 2019

Far too rushed where it mattered

For a full day tour it was very rushed. In the areas that I actually signed up to see (ie the gorge itself) time was severely limited, minutes at most at some of the key places and the main Swallow Grotto was bypassed entirely for a quicker option which didn't require helmets to be worn. This was explained as being due to road closures but I don't understand why a slower pace to enjoy the beauty of the gorge couldn't have been accommodated by waiting for a subsequent opening in the roadworks. We certainly had heaps of time at the end of the tour for high pressure shopping at places like the marble factory. Lunch was excellent, our tour guide shared interesting and relevant information and I certainly wouldn't have wanted to have driven myself on that road,especially considering the weather (rain). I was asked to pay cash twice despite having booked and paid online.

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April 25, 2017

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LI DAI Travel Agnecy

Product ID: 75637