Taroko Gorge Day Tour from Taipei

A wonderful experience! The mountains and canyons and surrounding views around Taroko Gorge is breathtaking. Theresa Mae A., United Arab Emirates – See more reviews
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Taroko National Park (太魯閣國家公園)
Taroko National Park (太魯閣國家公園)
Eternal Spring Shrine
Eternal Spring Shrine
Taroko Gorge
Taroko Gorge
Taroko Gorge
Taroko Gorge
Tunnel of Nine Turns
Tunnel of Nine Turns
Chi-Hsing Tan Beach (Qi Xing Tan Beach)
Swallow Caves
Taroko Gorge
Eternal Spring Shrine
Taroko Gorge

What To Expect

See the stunning Taroko Gorge in this day trip to Hualien from Taipei. Explore the Taroko National Park's top areas - Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Grotto, Tienhsiang, and the park's landmark marble gorge. In the afternoon, see more of Taiwan's best sights with visits to Chi Hsing Beach and Hualien Stone Sculptural Park.


  • Experience Taiwan's east coast and visit some of its top destinations

  • Marvel at the marble mountains and canyons and the park's landmark Taroko Gorge

  • Stop at the most scenic hiking trails in the area for an up-close look at the gorge

  • See the Eternal Spring Shrine perched in the cliffs by the ever flowing waterfall streams

  • Enjoy lunch at a 5-star hotel with tea or water included

  • Visit Chi Hsing Beach and Hualien Stone Sculptural Park


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13 hours and 30 minutes
daily at 6:00 AM
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Travel by express train** to Hualien on the east coast of Taiwan to visit Taroko National Park and admire its landmark gorge. Nicknamed "The Marble Gorge," the Taroko Gorge is one of Asia's most amazing natural wonders and must not be missed by any travelers visiting Taipei.

Be guided along a 20-kilometer (12 miles) stretch of highway above the rushing Liwu River and marvel at the high mountains, long tunnels, sheer marble cliffs and deep gorges. Venture from the main highway and into the park's several hiking trails to experience nature up close.

Take the Eternal Spring Shrine Trail (Changchun Trail) and walk the pleasant 1.35 km (0.85 mile) loop to see the Eternal Spring Shrine memorial and the small Zen monastery Changuang Temple.

See the famous rock formation "Indian Head Rock" along the Swallow Grotto Trail (Yentzihkou / Yanzikou Trail) which is about a 1.37 km (0.83 mile) hike with splendid geological features. Search for the swallows within holes along the rocks and marvel at the great river deep below.

Enjoy a rest stop at the Tienhsiang Lodge area where you will be taken to the 5-star Silks Place Taroko hotel's Mei Yuan Restaurant to feast on some delectable Chinese food.

After lunch, make a quick quick stop at a marble factory before heading to other highlights around Hualien - Chi Hsing Beach (Qixingtan) and Hualien Stone Sculpture Park. Take in the fresh sea air and stroll along the beach and admire the outdoor display of stone-carved artworks before catching the express train back to Taipei.


  • Pick-up from Taipei downtown area hotels

  • Express train (or bus) to Hualien

  • Bus ride to Taroko Gorge Gateway

  • Eternal Spring Shrine

  • Swallow Grotto

  • Tienhsiang

  • Marble Factory

  • Chi Hsing Beach (Qixingtan)

  • Hualien Stone Sculpture Park

  • Express train to Taipei

  • Transfer from train station to hotel


  • Pick-up and drop-off between downtown Taipei City hotels and train station

  • Express train (or coach) ticket from Hualien to Taipei**

  • Express train ticket from Hualien to Taipei

  • Lunch at Mei Yuan Restaurant in five-star Silks Place Taroko

  • Tea or water with lunch

  • English-speaking (plus Mandarin/Japanese depending on language chosen) tour guide


  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Personal expenses

Available Languages

  • English, Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese

Please Note

  • Child rate applies to children 3-11 years old. Please inquire for the rate applicable to infants below 2 years old.

  • This tour is unavailable during the Lunar New Year Celebration (dates vary each year).

  • **Bus tickets will be provided if train to Hualien is not available.

  • Pick-up around downtown Taipei area starts at 06:00, exact time depends on hotel location. Expected return time to Taipei from Hualen is approximately 19:00.

  • Taroko National Park's Tunnel of Nine Turns trail is currently closed for safety reasons.

  • The following information will be required upon booking:

  • Full name of each participant

  • Passport number

  • Date of birth


  • If changes are made 24 hours or more prior to departure: 10% fee

  • If changes are made within 24 hours of departure: 100% fee (no refund)

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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