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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 September 14, 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 September 4, 2018
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No.58-1, Taiping Lane, Datong Township, 267, Taiwan
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Reviewed September 14, 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

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Reviewed September 4, 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

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Reviewed July 1, 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

2  Thank jameshuang
Reviewed June 16, 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

1  Thank nomadictrotter
Reviewed May 30, 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

3  Thank 今秀 曾
Reviewed April 28, 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

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Reviewed July 8, 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

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Reviewed November 15, 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

1  Thank spoiltbabe
Reviewed November 12, 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.

1  Thank LynnJose
Reviewed April 26, 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

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September 24, 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
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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