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“A great history lesson”
Review of Mugua River Valley

Mugua River Valley
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Taroko Gorge Full-Day Tour from Taipei
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Private Day Tour: Taroko National Park from Hualien City
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Spectacular Hiking in Taroko Gorge: Zhuilu Old Trail
Ranked #30 of 270 things to do in Hualien County
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

Our family of 2 adults and 2 children below ten booked a cab to drive us into the Valley. It cost us NTD 3500 for a whole day tour, but it was worth it. The driver did all the paper work getting the permit into the valley and told us the history of the original inhabitants of the valley. He told us of how these original inhabitants lived, the meaning of the tattoos on their faces and introduced us to their foods. We also went down to the river where my children tried to catch fish and tadpoles.

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Reviewed December 17, 2012

Yes, you will need a permit to get here and yes there's a limit on the number of visitors (600) per day. However, if you apply the permit before hand (online), you can get in regardless of whether the daily limit has been reached.

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Reviewed September 11, 2012

You need a permit to go the 10 km up in the gorge. There is a limit on 300 per day. First you get the permit at the police station on the way in - a bit futher up you deliver the permit at a check point. Enjoy the view and find a place there you can climb down to the river - plenty of places where you can take a swim.

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Reviewed January 10, 2012

If you want some adventure, go to this valley. Only 600 tourists a day are allowed. Go to the police station to register and give your form at the gate (no fee?!). The road is small and lonely planet has good directions (don't go over the red bridge - good picture point -, but continue on the left bank of the river). There are some stops along the road, the one after the second part of 'shops/restaurants' will lead to a amazingly blue pool with giant rocks surrounding it. After that road continues, but we turned around when there were too many rock/mud etc on the road. In high season it will problably see more people than we saw on our visit.

4  Thank Dekpau
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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile
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