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Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area

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Day Trip from Taipei

We booked a taxi from Taipei to Taipingshan (6000TWD/5people/10hrs). It was a long ride. From... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Taipei, Taiwan
Nature without the commerical touristic hype

Come prepared with umbrella or raincoat! We started the day well as the weather was great! But it... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

We booked a taxi from Taipei to Taipingshan (6000TWD/5people/10hrs). It was a long ride. From Taipei to Taipingshan Entrance was 2.5hrs. I had us went straight to Cueifong Lake which is another 1hr ride from the entrance. We spent 1hr in Cueifong Circular Trail and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Come prepared with umbrella or raincoat! We started the day well as the weather was great! But it started to rain an hour later and there was no place for shelter at all! Although it was summer when we visited, it was rather cooling even...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area (太平山國家森林遊樂區) is one of the 18 national forest recreation areas in Taiwan. It takes about 3 hours for the 140 km (87 mi) drive from Taipei Station to the Cueifong Villa (翠峰山屋) at the Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank jameshuang
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I always look for outskirts whenever i travel. I enjoyed this trip. Good thing we went during weekday instead of weekend. There are fewer tour buses. Most of them are senior citizens. A lot of walking and some are elevated walks or should i say...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank nomadictrotter
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Hi everyone,I'm a student in Hualien NDHU. Two monthes ago,I went to Taipingshan with my friends who study in Yilan. We drove car and rolled down the window enjoyed the cool breeze. When we arrived the Visitor Center,the temperature just 14 degree Celsius ! (Almost...More

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank 今秀 曾
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We rented a vehicle from Hualien to Taipingshan then to Yilan for 1300NT plus pay for driver's lodging up the mountain at NT 2900. Getting there was tough ,5hours with almost 2 full hours of winding hairpin turns on mountain roads. I think it is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The mountains are a wonderful reprieve from the heat below! Definitely make sure to check out the Cui Feng Lake, its much more worthwhile then the mountain itself. There are more hikes by the lake and it's absolutely beautiful, serene and so calm! The sea...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Having a hot weather of around 30deg everyday, we welcomed the cool air of about 20deg on Taiping Mountain. We had our lunch in the one and only restaurant before our hike. Took a long flight of stairs up before the start of the trail....More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank spoiltbabe
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Taipingshan is a must place to visit in Yilan, the scenery is breathtaking. We went to Cui Feng lake, the largest alpine lake in Taiwan and also the Taipingshan villa, the entrance to the numerous walking trails.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank LynnJose
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The Taiping Mountain is nice place to relax , the scenery of the mountain has different style in each season of the year , there is only two places to stay, both are always fully booked, remember to bring your own food here, nothing to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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25 September 2018|
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Response from mum-o-3 | Reviewed this property |
U can check the website of Taipingshan for the latest updates. Search for tps.forest.gov.tw U don't need a permit, but do note that no overnight stay is allowed, other than in the villa (which is only opened for booking on... More
25 October 2016|
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Response from Daniel L | Reviewed this property |
The best way to go there is by rental car or taxi. As limited public transport is only available on weekends or long holidays. It is safe there to hike alone, however going there with companions would be a better choice. If... More