Daxueshan National Forest is a massive protected area located 1.5 hours from Taichung in Central Taiwan. Giant trees, quiet trails and mountain lakes are just some of the reasons this is one of our favorite National Forests.
The Fenrui Historic Trail is located in Chiayi County. At 7km long, this trail is suitable for hikers of all abilities and features bamboo forests, tea farms; ending in the picturesque mountain village of Fenqihu (奮起湖).
Jinshan District (金山區) is located 44km northeast of Taipei (臺北市) in New Taipei City (新北市). Famous for its seafood, sweet potatoes, and hot springs, Jinshan (also the name of the largest town in this area) is also known for its beautiful coastlines and surfing spots.
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.
Surfing in Wai’ao (外澳) is a popular outdoor activity. The beach is framed by rocky outcrops, the Coastal Mountains, and Turtle Island (龜山島).
With a perfect launch, stunning landscapes, and easy accessibility from Taipei, Fulong (福隆) has become a popular destination for SUP Boarding.
Guanwu National Forest has over 10km of amazing trails, stunning waterfalls and views, snow-capped mountains, and a beautiful ancient cypress tree grove.
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.
Dongyanshan National Forest offers several kilometers of beautiful trails. A perfect day trip for any visitor staying in Northern Taiwan.
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.