Taiwan - Yushan National Park & Western Taiwan (PDF Chapter)
This is the Yushan National Park & Western Taiwan chapter from Lonely Planet’s Taiwan guidebook.
The Matsu Pilgrimage, one of the country’s biggest and holiest celebrations, is definitely a highlight. This nine-day parade across half of Taiwan is an extravaganza of feasting, prostrating, praying and great acts of generosity.
- enjoy Taichung’s excellent museums, stroll in lovely parks and party at hidden dives
- seek the spiritual at the legendary Matsu Pilgrimage procession, which starts in Dajia
- explore Chiayi’s historic temples and the traditional shops in their vicinity, don’t forget to sample the local treats
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Yushan National Park, Dongpu, Taichung, Dasyueshan Forest Recreation Area, Alishan National Scenic Area, Alishan Forest Recreation Area, Fenqihu, Rueili, Chiayi, Changhua, Lukang, Nantou County, Checheng, Cingjing, Hehuanshan Forest Recreation Area, Jiji, Ershui, Puli, Sitou & Shanlinhsi and Sun Moon Lake.