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Zhuilu Old Trail

Taroko Gorge, Hualien County, Taiwan
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Spectacular Hiking in Taroko Gorge: Zhuilu Old Trail
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Taroko Gorge, Hualien County, Taiwan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely must do if you enjoy hiking and aren't too afraid of heights! The high up takes about 3-4 hours and is challenging but not bad if you take your time. And watch out for monkeys! We had the privilege of seeing a baby monkey...More

Thank TheBatChimp
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Good trail to walk with a group in the Taroko park. Not too difficult for all the family. Lovely views.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The uphill hike was challenging, but manageable. The downhill hike was a bit difficult for me because of my lack of flexibility. The view of Taroko Gorge was amazing. It is a must-try if you are not afraid of height. We were in a private...More

2  Thank rtowstego
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Definitely a must visit if you like to do some hiking into the hills area away from the highway. There is an admission fees of 200TWD to enter the Zhuilu old trail starting from March 2017 and the admission fees booth is bout 20mins ahead...More

2  Thank Chom L
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The Zhuilu old trail is definitely a hike that's worth planning for and doing if you have the fitness and time when you visit Taroko. As other reviewers have said, you have to apply for a park entry permit a week in advance on the...More

1  Thank Devila_C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Only the last 3km of this walk is open due to typhoon damage last year. The first km is straight stairs (I'm terrible at stairs and it was hot but I made it in my own time). The next km is 3/4 stairs mixed with...More

1  Thank Tam G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Zhuilu Old Trail is an awesome hike. Lots of spectacular view of the gorge. If you need help with the permit system, search for Keith Rebec's Zhuilu Old Trail guide on Google.

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Not fear, the bridge are strong and safety. about 350 m. to walk, and you can walk to high view by that way more 550 m.

Thank waytakaj
Reviewed 29 March 2017

@Swallow Grotto, the start of the trek up to Zhuilu Old Trail. The entire trek took us about 5 hours (we trekked slowly, taking in the sights). My companion, who wasn't an outdoorsy/exercisy person, even declared that it was a trek she did not regret....More

Thank Jaime Z
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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
27 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