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Ali Mountain (Alishan)

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Address: Chiayi County, Taiwan
Phone Number: 88652594305

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even though we could not enjoy sunrise due to cloudy day but really liked the trail and natural beauty of place...........

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a night here which was supposed to be before our trek up Mt Yushan; unfortunately the permit for that was cancelled because of the previous week's super-typhoon. We were hoping for a good bit of hiking in Alishan but it's more of a family day out and the park is all walkways and signposts. I'm sure it's pleasant... More 

Thank charliechariot
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

even though we could not enjoy sunrise due to cloudy day but really liked the trail and natural beauty of place...........

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wake up at 3am to see sunrise. Maybe the season we went is not good for Alishan ( June 2016 which is raining reason) I don't think it worth to wake up at 3am to catch the train to see sunrise. But overall I like the management of Alishan national park. All forrest is there and there are pathways... More 

Thank sketsarin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The Number 1 tour site for any visitor to Taiwan No words can describe Alishan Sunrise experiences it's just worth waking at up at 2am making the trip to wait for sunrise at 530am. Every day only one thousand people are allowed to go up to this site at 2500 ft among the clouds. After sunrise, you will spend another... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I have never done any research before coming and glad that I have engaged a tour guide. He is local and I love his stories about history of Alishan. I find the trip more fruitful and eye opening for the nature.. The sunrise is spectacular! Waited for like an hour before you get to see the sunrise. Due to the... More 

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Antibes, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Very scenic and a must see for nature lovers. Going there is itself an adventure from Chiayi train station. A major attraction here is the sunrise.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Went in mid April and the weather there was super chilly at 10 to 13degrees. Enjoyed the serenity of the forest and also the shop owners were really friendly. Recommend the forest trail where you can see all the giant trees and soak yourself amongst the trees. Really enjoyed the walk in alishan and please go if you are into... More 

Thank miaoyee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

If you can handle walking up and down paved paths then Ali Shan is great. That said, it is very popular so you might not get much peace and quiet. However, watching the tourist groups cavort and frolic can be fun in and of itself. The walks with the giant trees are well worth your while. The ancient and majestic... More 

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

I went there with my family . There are so many precious tree and you can enjoy the green shower. We also take the train on the half way back from the hiking . It was quite enjoy !

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Weather in Nov is good for traveling in Taiwan. Temperature is about 18-24degC, pretty comfortable unless up in the mountains where it can drop to low temps(Alishan early morning:10-13degC), dress for cold weather and bring gloves. Advise if arrive early and intending to go to view the early morning sunrise, go to train station to advance purchase of train ticket... More 

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