How do I travel around Alishan?

How do I travel around Alishan?


  1. Hop on a trip to Chiayi from Taipei (i.e. THSR Train 0203 6:30AM to 7:45AM)
  2. Catch the shuttle bus from the Chiayi THSR to TRA station at roughly 8:05AM.
  3. Take 9AM Alishan Forest Railway train.
  4. Arrive in Fenqihu at 11:20AM.
  5. Take 12:50 bus from Fenqihu to Alishan.
  6. Arrive in Alishan at 2PM.

How do you get from Chiayi to Alishan?

The easiest way to travel to Alishan from Chiayi is by taking the Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Bus 7322. The Chiayi Bus Station is outside of the main entrance of Chiayi Main Station. The journey takes about 2 hours or so where the last hour will be on a windy mountain road.

Is Alishan worth visiting?

Alishan National Scenic Area is a place worth to visit. It was the most magical and memorable place I have visited in Taiwan during my 6 months on the island. Eryan Ping Trail is located along Alishan Scenic Area. Best place to relax and enjoy watching the Sunrise and sunset.

When should I go to Alishan?

One of the most incredible times to visit Alishan is when the cherry blossoms are blooming. Due to the altitude, this happens very late in the season, usually late March and early April, and marks the end of the cherry blossom season in Taiwan.

Where is Sun Moon Lake located in Taiwan?

Yuchi Township
Sun Moon Lake is a beautiful alpine lake located in Taiwan’s Yuchi Township, Nantou County. Lalu Island in the middle of the lake separates the lake into a part shaped like a crescent moon and another part shaped like a round sun; thus, the name Sun Moon Lake.

What is Alishan known for?

Alishan, itself has become one of the major landmarks associated with Taiwan. The area is famous for its production of high mountain tea and wasabi. Alishan is well known for its sunrises, sunset, sea of clouds in the area between Alishan and Yüshan, railway station, and sacred trees.

How can I watch sunrise in Alishan?

Ogasawara (Xiaoliyuan) Mountain Observation Deck is the best spot here for sunrise watching. You can also take the Zhuri Sunrise Train from Alishan Railway Station or Zhaoping Station; or walk up the stairs on the sunrise trail in Zhaoping Park.