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Ali Mountain (Alishan)

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Alishan - Must go. Highlight of my Taiwan trip

Alishan is a must go. The air is so fresh and the weather is lovely for hikes. I felt rejuvenated... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Exceeds expectation

Was expecting a touristy place but it is a wonderful forested area with lovely walks with well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“sacred tree”(11 reviews)
“forest trails”(7 reviews)
Zhushan, Alishan Township, Taiwan
+886 5 259 4305
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Alishan is a must go. The air is so fresh and the weather is lovely for hikes. I felt rejuvenated despite being there for just 2 days and 1 night.

Thank seahew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was expecting a touristy place but it is a wonderful forested area with lovely walks with well maintained trails. Worth spending half a day

Thank ICDC
Reviewed 11 July 2018

There are a few tea and coffee shop on the way up to the mountain. Tea are fresh and nice and coffee taste more fruity. As for the stay, what can you say, do not expect how high end it is. but quite ok for...More

1  Thank Miketwz
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Excellent getaway choice from busy city areas in Taiwan. The road up the mountain can be very steep, windy and narrow. Nice tea leaves can be bought midway up to Alishan. Weather up there is very cool (8-10 deg C) in January. Great place for...More

Thank Syeetan
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Alishan came to me as a song when I was young... for those who listen to Taiwanese music, you will know the famous lyrics describing the maidens and young men in this mountain. But they were not the reasons why I visited...it was "back-to-nature" time...More

4  Thank BrandonPBS
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Stay a day at Zhonghe set in Alishan with my family at one of the homestay. The homestay is located on top of the hill where you can observe the sunset and during the night the weather is very very cold. In the morning the...More

7  Thank melindacheow
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The sunrise at Alishan (Mount Ali) is one of Taiwan's 'must sees'. The sun rises over a sea of clouds, so you see the colors of the dawn in their full glory. You may be able to Yushan, (Jade Mountain) one of the tallest mountains...More

1  Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 18 March 2018

the sunrise is scheduled to be 6:22AM on that day, we were at the viewing platform since 4ish by taking the small forest train there are already many people gathering and some with professional cameras there are some locals guides explained the history of Alishan...More

Thank Eric J
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Up early to catch 5.10am Train from Alishan to Chushan Station for sunrise (due at 7.03am). Tickets purchased the day before at 1.00pm from Alishan Train Station. Your hotel (Dafeng Hotel) will have a sign up stating the time. Orderly queue once train rolled in,...More

5  Thank DacPsaTravelers
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The B&B owner at 奮起湖 drove us at 4am to the entrance of the Alishan park. The ride was about 50 minutes. It was freezing cold about 5 degrees Celsius when we reached the main entrance. We brisk walked to pay for the entrance tickets...More

1  Thank Simon N
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Witchaya P
18 January 2018|
Response from Thor - Inge K | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Not really, since i havent done it. Did the bus, works prefectly. Much cheaper, but if thats not an issue.. go for it. Safe travels.
Editha A
10 December 2017|
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5 December 2017|
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Response from travellersingap0re | Reviewed this property |
I won't be able to help with regards to transport from Taoyuan airport to Alishan as I drove there. The centre of activity is the village around the Alishan Forest railway, stay in one of the nearby 2-3 star hotels (avoid... More