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Zhuilu Old Trail

Taroko Gorge, Hualien County, Taiwan
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“the cliff” (22 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Taroko Gorge, Hualien County, Taiwan
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hike was fantastic and, once at the top, the views are fantastic. People looking to do this hike should be mindful that the first hour or so is the most difficult part given how steep the climb is. I would also not recommend it...More

Thank Nomad_AAA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing hike with gorgeous views of the gorges from high up. Our tour guide, William Ho via Round Taiwan Round was one of the best tour guides I've ever had. He is very knowledgeable of the area and very accommodating. Highly recommend

Thank Gilburt C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beginning is not that special, just hiking up the hill often through the woods. But the section with the cliff at the end of the first section (second section is/was closed) is the main attraction. Just wow! It's stunning to look down (ca. 550m)...More

Thank Ondrej K
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

First, the trail is not fully opened. It is only the first section that is available for hikers. It is still a good hike, lots stairs and lots uphills until you see the cliff section. Second, the permit process is easy and simple. You can...More

1  Thank Newman65
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This old trail hike is one of the best in Taroko National Park for me because it is more than a simple paved road easy accessible for all young and old, as most of the hikes around Taroko NP are. The trail is actually a...More

Thank paularps
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Highly recommend this trail for a different Taroko Gorge experience. The weather held up for us despite a forecast of rain. We were lucky to reach the cliff area before the fog rolled in, and the views of the gorge were amazing. By the time...More

Thank Tiffany L
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We have done this route thinking it is one of the best and we were not disappointed. We have booked it over EyeTravelTaiwan and if you do not have much time I would definitely recommend doing the same. All communication with them was fast and...More

1  Thank Audrius K
Reviewed 27 October 2017

務必借安全帽保護頭部。預約好入境。making reservation to enter the site. 我們下雨天也照樣爬上去,可惜有霧但非常值得一遊,要穿防滑的鞋子喔。 蠻陡峭的地形,雖然不用走很遠但陡峭就蠻費力的。

1  Thank Julianne105
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The trail was a little bit boring and tiring in the beginning but the view was really rewarding as you get higher! There was a stretch on the route where it was quite narrow and very close to the edge of the cliff but it...More

Thank migachan
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views, wonderful weather and challenging trail...giant spiders, noisy wild boars, funny tour guide...I will do it again next year😊

Thank deegle h
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Robert M
4 January 2017|
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Response from Holger v | Reviewed this property |
out and back for the first 3.1 km of the overall 10km hike.
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kitti S
20 September 2015|
Response from D B | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in April 2015 the trail was Not fully open you return to your starting point. The guard at the starting point keeps track of your departure and arrival. I
Stephanie H
28 February 2015|
Response from AbejaMaya2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi!! No need to have a guide and it is not mandatory. It is not as difficult as they, being the main issue the narrow path in a small part of the trail. it may be a problem for the ones who really suffer of serious... More