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Full-Day Taroko Gorge Hike: Zhuilu Old Trail from Hualien City

From US$109.00
  • Explore one of Taroko National Park’s most beautiful trails
  • Tour includes Zhuilu Old Trail hiking permits to save time and avoid hassle
  • Transport from Hualien City makes it easy to access the national park
Full-Day Taroko Gorge Hike: Zhuilu Old Trail from Hualien City
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Full-Day Taroko Gorge Hike: Zhuilu Old Trail from Hualien City
Hike the Zhuilu Old Trail through Taroko National Park on a full-day hiking tour from Hualien. Since this guided hiking tour secures your Zhuilu Old Trail hiking permit in advance, you can forget about logistics and focus on the soaring cliffs, marble walls, and lush vegetation that you’ll discover on this spectacular, 3.9-mile (6.3-kilometer) hike.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at Hualien City and then board a climate-controlled vehicle for the scenic trip to Taroko National Park, stopping at a convenience store to pick up snacks, water, or lunch along the way.

At the starting point, cross a dramatic suspension bridge to access the Zhuilu Old Trail, entering a section of Taroko National Park that’s only accessible with a permit. The first stretch of trail, with steep stairs, is the most challenging, and you can watch for birds, monkeys, and mountain goats at the edge of the trail.

After roughly two hours of walking, you’ll reach the towering Zhuilu Cliffs and admire panoramic views across Taroko Gorge. Pause to enjoy snacks or lunch at the Cliff Outpost and then follow the Zhuilu Old Trail back to the starting point, finishing by crossing the suspension bridge once more. This hiking tour concludes with return transfer to Hualien City.
Reviews (37)
1 - 5 of 28 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome Zhuilu Tour

In Hualien, we booked a last-minute Zhuilu Old Trail Tour with Eye Travel Taiwan. We were picked up in the morning by William and his colleague at the hotel. Following this, we headed to the mountains to start the hike. The hike was physically demanding...More

Thank Berlin T
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic way to explore Taroko!

Very recommended way to see Taroko - with beutiful hiking and views. A small group of 6 persons and two guides, with high expertise.

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beautiful Gorges and Rivers

A very interesting place to view the rivers that snake around the foot of the mountains. The suspension bridge requires permit before one is allowed to cross. Although we did not cross the bridge, the view itself was already breathtaking.

Thank anglinp
Reviewed 14 August 2018
Fantastic tour thanks to Chester!

Taroko Gorge was really gorgeous and has breathtaking scenic views. Thanks to our tour guide Chester, we've been able to enjoy our hike at Taroko Gorge to the maximum. He is really the BEST ever tour guide one can probably find. He is really knowledgeable,...More

Thank Xiang Le C
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile
Great experience!

I had a great time on the Zhuilu trail. Our group was all people my age so I made great friends that I hung out with after as well. The hike is one of the best I've ever done and our guide Chester was quite...More

Thank Greg273
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