Taiwan - Taroko National Park & the East Coast (Chapter)
This is the Taroko National Park & the East Coast chapter from Lonely Planet's Taiwan guidebook.
The eastern landscape - 'the beautiful isle' - is dominated by towering sea cliffs and marble gorges, as well as picture-perfect rice fields and wooded mountain ranges. There are no bad views here, only Taiwan’s premier outdoor playground.
- hike ancient hunting trails and patrol routes in Taroko Gorge
- cycle down the winding coastline on Highway 11
- photograph colourful fields of orange day lilies on Sixty Stone Mountain
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Hualien, Taroko National Park, Highway 11, Hualien Ocean Park, Shihtiping, Caves of the Eight Immortals, Jinzun Recreation Area, Dulan, Hsiao Yeliu, Highway 9 & the East Rift Valley, Liyu Lake, Lintianshan, Mataian, Fuyuan Forest Recreational Area, Rueisui, Yuli, Antung (Antong) Hot Springs, Walami Trail, Sixty Stone Mountain, Loshan (Luoshan) Scenic Area, South Cross-Island Highway, Wulu, Litao, Lisong Hot Springs, Recreation Area, Jiaming Lake National Trail, Kuanshan (Guanshan), Luye, Taitung and Chihpen (Zhiben).
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