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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 4 weeks ago
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.

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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

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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
Reviewed 19 April 2018
Majestic View with a Wonderful Tour

The four of us took the small-group tour and shared the tour with another 3 people. We can only say good things about this tour. We can sense the full service even before the tour starts. They helped us booking the express train from Taipei...More

2  Thank airawati
Reviewed 5 April 2018
A quick tour of the eastern side of Taroko

Tour operator was Eye Travel Taiwan and (excellent) tour guide was Alicia. Alicia was a good driver and guide who made sure that we stayed on schedule (had to eventually catch a train) and saw as much as possible. Starting with a scenic drive (and...More

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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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