Syakaro Historic Trail (霞喀羅古道)

The Syakaro Historic Trail is one of Taiwan’s National Trails and is truly one of the most iconic historic trails in the country. Winding its way for 22km across a remote corner of Hsinchu County, the Syakaro Historic Trail connects indigenous villages in Wufeng Township (五峰鄉) and Jiansshi Townships (尖石鄉). For the adventurous traveler, Syakaro should be on the top of the list of your travel experiences in Taiwan. 

SUP Boarding in Longdong (龍洞)

The coastlines around Longdong are some of the most spectacular in Northern Taiwan. With the area’s crystal clear waters, rugged coastline or distinct sandstone cliffs, there are seemingly endless outdoor adventures available in one of Taiwan’s most eastern points. Whether visitors are cycling, hiking, diving or SUP boarding in Longdong; around every twist, turn and corner, there is something for outdoor lovers to enjoy. 

Ultimate Guide to Neidong National Forest (內洞圓國家風景區)

Located in Wulai District (烏來區), New Taipei City (新北市), Neidong National Forest is known for waterfalls, ferns, and frogs. The 5km of easy hiking trails make it a great half-day trip from Taipei.

SUP Boarding in Badouzi (八斗子) & Wanghai Xiang (望海巷)

So you want to hike Pingxi Historic Trail (坪溪古道)? Let’s take a quick minute to learn about this historic and culturally significant trail in Taiwan. The Pingxi Historic Trail was once an important travel route in northern Taiwan.

Hiking Tonghou Traversing Trail (桶後越嶺步道)

Located in the far southeastern area of Wulai District, about 1.5 hours from Taipei City, the Tonghou Traversing Trail (桶後越嶺步道) is one of Taiwan’s most picturesque historic trails. Following the meandering shore of the Tonghou River, the area’s surrounding forests are a lush jungle with a dense underbrush of giant ferns and diverse song birds.

Ultimate Guide to Manyueyuan National Forest (滿月圓國家風景區)

Located in Sanxia District (三峽區) of Taoyuan (桃園), Manyueyuan National Forest is 1.5 hours south of Taipei City (臺北市). One of the hidden gems of northern Taiwan, Manyueyuan features several stunning waterfalls, easy hiking trails and abundant wildlife.