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Solo hike up to Yushan (that turned out to be a wonderful experience with the locals)

Pardon my long review. I will try to be as detailed as possible to also include the transportation... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Cheng Y
via mobile
The highlight of my visit to Taiwan

Excellent support from the Lodge before and after the 3am trek to the top. Amazing views! Although... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
London, United Kingdom
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No.515, Section 1, Zhongshan Road, Shuili Township, Taiwan
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Pardon my long review. I will try to be as detailed as possible to also include the transportation I took there because I had difficulty finding exact directions there as I was planning my hike. Hope people will find this helpful. Permit: Applied for the...More

11  Thank Cheng Y
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Excellent support from the Lodge before and after the 3am trek to the top. Amazing views! Although trekking solo, I decided to join the local group which added nicely to the whole experience of bringing to nations together. Thank you!

1  Thank KJD_75
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Well worth visiting as the Park is well laid out though with lots of steps but its the magnificent 2000 year old trees; the beautiful lake; two Buddhist temples within

Thank soosoo888
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Hiking Yushan was an incredible experience. We signed up for a three day, two night trip, and our guide arranged the permits for us. The cabins have very basic accommodations. Overall, the trial felt safe. It was a very diverse trail that passes through various...More

2  Thank Katie B
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We hired a driver to take us on a day trip from Sun Moon Lake to Yu Shan National Park’s Tataka Visitor Center at the end of the twisting and winding Provincial Highway 21. Permits and preparation are required if you are serious about scaling...More

6  Thank Billy L
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Many groups tours for sun rise but we avoid the crowd by driving through the mountains ourselves around mid day, although it was raining and foggy, amazing experience.

Thank YN H
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Upon hearing of the highest mountain in Taïwan (3952m), we wanted to go up Yushan/Jade Mtn. The view from up there is breath-taking and very much worth the hassle. The uphill is somewhat but the path is well indicated and easy, and getting to the...More

8  Thank ReindeerCounter
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The highest place you can go in Taiwan (3900meters), you need permit but it is worthy, sunrise here was probably the best one in my life. There is a trek trail for maybe 6-7 hours walking

4  Thank Patrik B
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We drove through Yushan National Park from Sun Moon Lake on the way to Alishan National Forest. Even though the road was quite bumpy with many turns, I didn’t want the ride to end. The forest was so green and the clouds covered the tops...More

6  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Last summer I had the oportunity of climbing the Yushan Main Peak, and it was a most impressive experience. The path that leads to the summit is both full of beauty and hard. Is worthy to stop and watch the wonderful ancient trees that surround...More

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Cheng Y
6 May 2018|
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Response from KJD_75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cheng, This is how I did it in March. 1. Taking the Taipei to Chiayi high speed train 2. Staying overnight in Chiayi, near the station. 3. Taking the 6am bus to Alishan from Chiayi bus station. 4. Taking the taxi from... More
Paola M
2 November 2017|
Response from Ma Kristina C |
Hi! how long will you stay in Taiwan? because I think it's better to allot at least 2 days if you're coming from Sun Moon Lake to Yushan National Park. It is possible to get around the park for a daytrip but there are bus... More