Taiwan - Northern Taiwan (Chapter)
This is the Northern Taiwan chapter from Lonely Planet’s Taiwan guidebook.
There’s challenging hiking and world-class cycling in northern Taiwan, and around every corner is a hot-spring village, forest reserve, aboriginal hamlet, or a town devoted to a traditional industry such as pottery, glass, tea or woodcarving.
- explore the heritage-rich mining villages of Jiufen and Jinguashi
- hike, swim and cycle under a jungle canopy in Wulai
- view the work of Taiwan’s master carver at the Juming Museum
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: New Taipei City, Wulai, Pingxi Branch Rail Line, Pinglin, Yingge, Sansia (Sanxia), Manyueyuan Forest Recreation Area, Highway 2: the North & Northeast Coast, Baishawan Beach, Fuguei Cape, 18 Lords Temple, Yeliu Geopark, Keelung (Jilong), Jiufen & Jinguashi, Bitou Cape, Longdong, Fulong Beach, Caoling (Tsaoling) Historic Trail & Taoyuan Valley Trail, Wai’ao, Jiaoxi (Jiaoshi), National Centre of Traditional Arts, Su-Hua Highway: Suao to Hualien, Nanao, North Cross-Island Highway, Cihu, Shimen Reservoir, Fuxing (Fuhsing, Fusing), Xiao Wulai Waterfall, Lower Baling, Lalashan Forest Reserve, Mingchih Forest Recreation Area, Taipingshan National Forest Recreation Area, Wuling Forest Recreation Area (Wuling Farm), Sheipa National Park, Hsinchu County, Miaoli County, Hsinchu & around, Dabajianshan, Beipu, Shitoushan, Nanzhuang, Taian Hot Springs, Sanyi.
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