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Ali Mountain (Alishan)

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Chiayi County, Taiwan
+886 5 259 4305
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A Big National Park

The old, tall and upright trees make the mountain special. It is not as messy as the rain forest... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Serene C
Sydney, Australia
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A lot of people come to Ali mountain (Alishan) to view the sunrise at the peak...I on the other... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Taichung, T'ai-wan, Taiwan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The old, tall and upright trees make the mountain special. It is not as messy as the rain forest, nor plain as mountains with plain rocks. The plants and the fog together delivered a graceful picture. Easy walking on the board walks / stone stairs....More

Thank Serene C
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A lot of people come to Ali mountain (Alishan) to view the sunrise at the peak...I on the other hand was not able to wake up in time. We parked the car and began exploring at about 9:30 AM. By this time there were already...More

1  Thank Prevlin
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Visited there in July, walked through the magnificent fogging ancient forest and took the train to watch a scenic sunrise at the top of the mountain. Yes, it is indeed an awesome experience and must do!

2  Thank Gan S
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Alishan and the surrounding mountains are just amazing nice. You would not expect this nature and beauty on a Pacific island. It looks a bit like the Alps (for sure smaller) but wonderful for hiking or wandering around.

Thank arneworld
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Cant say much, cause i didnt see much because of bad weather. The little i saw was pretty awesome 😊 Train from Chiayi, Alishan Train. Bus from Fenqihu Station to Alishan. It cost you 300 dollars, Taiwan dollars to ge inside the park. But with...More

1  Thank Queenen
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Alishan is one of the most popular and classic tourist spots in Taiwan. I first visit to Alishan was my high school graduate tour and fall in love with the place ever since. Even though it has been famous for so many years, it is...More

Thank VJH95
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It is super amazing when u walk down the path in alishan in the fog, it feel cold but good. It feel like u r walking in a mysterious forest or perhaps a better description is fairies land? The air smell of moist grass and...More

1  Thank Sze T
Reviewed 4 July 2017

From Alishan to Sun Moon Lake you can consider to take Yuanlin Bus #6739, around TWD350 for budget travellers. The ticket counter was telling us bus ticket can only purchase on that day. Ticket counter was right beside 7-11, near to the stairs. Do look...More

3  Thank ng_sally13
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is probably one of the most famous places in Taiwan, other than the Sun Moon Lake. However, entrance fees of TWD300 per person is really expensive. It is good for trekking, especially around the trek of the Giant Cypress Trees. We took the train...More

3  Thank Rachel_PRL
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Was trying to figure reading various comments here to plan my trip. Most important activities in alishan centers around the Alishan Forest Railway (AFR)so staying within the vacinity would be convenient as theres an entrance fee to get into the park NT200 per pax if...More

6  Thank travellersingap0re
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Verna L
7 October 2017|
Response from travellersingap0re | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Off peak easy. Only the early morning train to view the sunrise there's a bit of a crowd for the 2 timings which is around 4-5am.
17 June 2017|
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Response from travellersingap0re | Reviewed this property |
slightly southern central. Its worth staying overnight but I note lots of day trippers from Chiayi which is on the HSR
Sock Chen T
24 April 2017|
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Response from travellersingap0re | Reviewed this property |
Most advantageous to stay near Alishan railway station where there are simple eateries, a few rather basic hotels behind the main carpark just below the Alishan station. All mountain routes start here including the early... More