Taiwan - Yushan National Park & Western Taiwan (Chapter)
This is the Yushan National Park & Western Taiwan chapter from Lonely Planet's Taiwan guidebook.
The west knows how to put on a good show, playing host to some of Taiwan’s biggest celebrations of gods and nature alike, including the spectacular Matsu Pilgrimage, a nine-day parade of endless fireworks, feasting, prostrating and praying.
- climb Yushan, Northeast Asia’s highest mountain
- cycle, boat and stroll along Sun Moon Lake
- wander the old merchant streets of Lukang
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Yushan National Park, Dongpu (Tungpu), Taichung, Dasyueshan Forest Recreation Area, Alishan National Scenic Area, Chiayi, Alishan Forest Recreation Area, Fenqihu, Rueili (Juili), Fengshan, Shanmei, Changhua, Lukang (Lugang), Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area, Puli, Jiji Small Rail Line, Ershui, Jiji (Chi Chi), Shuili, Checheng, Highway 14, Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area, Nenggao (Neng-Gao/Nengkao) Cross-Island Trail and Hehuanshan (Hohuanshan) Forest Recreation Area.
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