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Taroko Gorge Classic Day Tour from Hualien City (Small-Group)

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[Small Group] This tour is operated in "small group" between 2~8 pax. Compared to a large group, you won't waste too much time on every stops and a small group can be much flexible that we can travel to some great local spots where tour bus cannot go.
- [No Shopping] There is no commercial shopping stop on this tour.
- [Safety & Safety] In Taroko Gorge, there might be some risk of falling rock but our tour guides are experienced, knowing every potential risk in the gorge, making your trip safe and easy.
- [Authentic Local Food] We will take you to tray some local good restaurant as well as snacks for lunch or back to the Hualien city. You will not only see the beautiful Taroko Gorge but taste the great cuisine in this area.
- [Local Tour Guide] Our tour guide is English-speaking local guide, telling you the charming stories about Taroko and Taiwan. You will engage and know more about Taiwan by our local experts.
  • Taroko Gorge hiking tour limited to eight for a more personalized experience
  • Hiking means you can leave crowds behind
  • Travel by climate-controlled vehicle to enjoy a comfortable day
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at Hualien City hotels
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your Hualien hotel and then board a climate-controlled vehicle for the trip to Taroko National Park. Your first sight of the national park will be the soaring rock at Qingshui Cliff, where you can get a glimpse of the traditional fishing culture that still thrives on Taiwan’s coast. From there, start hiking on the 1.9-mile (3-kilometer) Shakadang Trail, which follows a bright blue stream and a series of sedimentary rocks. Continue to Eternal Spring Shrine and Swallow Grotto, among Taroko Gorge’s most beloved spots, donning a helmet for protection against falling rocks. When you’re ready for lunch, you’ll have a great chance to try the island’s traditional cuisine by purchasing a meal in a restaurant that’s owned by indigenous Taiwanese people. The tour concludes with drop-off at the original departure point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hualien Station, No. 100, Guolian 1st Road, Hualien City, Hualien County, Taiwan 970

Traveler pickup is offered
1. This small group tour only includes pickup & drop-off at the hotels in Hualien City, Hualien Train Station or Hualien Airport and DOES NOT offer the pickup & drop-off service at Taipei, Tianxiang, Silks Place Taroko, Yanliao, Shoufeng, Hualien Port.
2. This small group usually starts at 8:15~8:45 am and ends at 5:00~5:30 pm.


  • Hualien Airport, Taiwan
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 2~8 people small group
  • 8 hours duration
  • Pickup and drop-off in Hualien City
  • Safety helmet for Yanzihkou attraction
  • Air-conditioned vehicle transportation
  • Tolls, fuel, parking fee
  • Passenger insurance
  • Lunch & Meal (price is around USD 8~25, depending on what you order)
  • Train or flight ticket to Hualien (Arrange on your own)
  • Accommodation
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Natural disasters such as typhoon, earthquake, flood, landslide... etc. will influence the location where the tour will be operated, we may cancel the tour according to the government announcement. You will be offered an alternative or full refund if the tour hasn't started yet.
  • Not recommended for visitors with acrophobia, heart attack, hypertension, pregnant or special personal illness.
  • Not recommended for children under 10 and senior over 70 yrs. You can book our private tour instead.
  • This group tour doesn't offer the pickup & drop-off service at Taipei City, Silks Place Taroko, Yanliao, Shoufeng. If you stay at Taipei City, Silks Place Taroko, Yanliao, Shoufeng, please take taxi or take train to meet the group at the Hualien Train Station at 8:00am. You can also book our private tour instead.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • For safety reasons on bad weather condition, our tour guide have the right to cancel the trip during the tour and no refund would be issued if the tour has started.
  • Please advise the pickup & drop off point once you confirm it.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • A minimum of 2 people is required for tour operated. If final head count still is “1” on 2pm on 1 day ahead of the tour, in default, we will cancel the tour and make a full refund. If you would like to cancel the tour in advance, please check cancellation policy. You also can request to upgrade to a 1-pax private tour by paying more.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Fantastic Guide, Jeff Jiang was Amazing!! Beautiful Views, and a Great Work Out!! A must do if you're an adventurer!!
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We spent the day with Jeffrey from Eye Travel Taiwan and had the best time. We saw five sights, took lots of photos, and learned about the local geography and history. We appreciated Jeffrey sense of humor and his flexibility. We would definitely recommend this tour for the
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We had an awesome day with our tour guide William at Taroko. He's a really great guy and you see a lot of great places in Taroko. Highly recommend this tour.
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We had a blast with William for a day in taroko. The scenery was amazing, but he really went out of the way to make it extra special. The car ride was filled with laughter from his stories and jokes.
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We had a good day out with William, he was knowledgeable and provided us with funny jokes and anecdotes along the way, would recommend anyone to join.
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  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
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