Taroko Gorge Full-Day Tour from Taipei
See one of the seven wonders of Asia, the Taroko Gorge, on a full-day tour. Led by a local guide, take a train ride to Hualien from Taipei to see this top attraction, known for its winding tunnels, sheer marble cliffs and the Liwu River that flows through it. Enjoy an included lunch at a traditional restaurant, stroll along Chi-Hsing Beach and stop at the Hualien Stone Sculpture Park before returning to Taipei.
- Day trip (destination A to B)
- Comprehensive tour of the city
- Lunch included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
You'll be picked up from your Taipei hotel at 6am to travel by train to Hualien. This full-day guided tour will take you to the Taroko Gorge, a 20-kilometer section of the highway that runs from Taroko to Tiansiang.
The stunning gorge is famous for its marble cliffs, deep, winding tunnels and the Liwu River, which flows through its craggy landscape. Travel through Swallows Grotto, where the section of the highway runs through tunnels carved into the gorge.
Continue through 38 different tunnels, including the Tunnel of Nine Turns, a scenic part of the gorge filled with numerous hiking trails.
Then, see the Eternal Spring Shrine, one of the most photographed scenes around the gorge. These little temples were built to commemorate those who lost their lives in the construction of the central cross-island highway.
Afterward, break for lunch at a local restaurant. Appetites sated, continue to the Chi-Hsing Beach and Hualien Stone Sculpture Park and visit a marble factory before returning to Taipei by express train.
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- One-way hotel to train station transfer
- One-way express train or coach ticket from Taipei to Hualien
- One-way train ticket from Hualien to Taipei
- Transfer from train station to hotel
- Professional guide
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Please provide full name to tour operator upon booking this tour. Failure to do so may result in booking cancellation
- Not wheelchair accessible
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Duncan, United Kingdom, July 2016
Amazing place, a gem that everyone visiting Taiwan should see!
Reviewed by: Stephen T, June 2016
The Taroko Gorge trip was excellent. The guides at each end of the train trip were brilliant. We fitted a lot in at the gorge and lunch had to be rescheduled due to roadworks but the guide did a great job of sorting it all out and keeping us updated. The gorge itself was unforgettable. Would definitely recommend this tour.