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Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

Renhe Rd., Renai Township ( Tai 14 33K), Nantou County, Taiwan
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Scenic but dangerous driving

The road uphill is narrow, long and winding, in a way dangerous, although it is scenic after you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hong Kong, China
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Magnificent Mountain

Our drive on the way to the mountain was rewarded with breathtaking views of the mountain ranges... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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Renhe Rd., Renai Township ( Tai 14 33K), Nantou County, Taiwan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The road uphill is narrow, long and winding, in a way dangerous, although it is scenic after you get higher than the dense fog. Biggest concern is with the drivers. Most of them do NOT observe the basic manner of giving way yo uphill traffic....More

Thank cmtsuigolf
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Our drive on the way to the mountain was rewarded with breathtaking views of the mountain ranges. The view here beat Alishan by a mile, and it is free, with very few tourists. However, the road is quite narrow at some places, and you will...More

Thank Rachel_PRL
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Was on a photography trip with some friends back in April. It took 3.5 hours to drive to the top from Hualien, but it was totally worth the journey. The sky was very dark, and we were lucky to have about 2 hours of clear...More

1  Thank Vincent N
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We did not get to see the majestic views as it was raining with misty view. It's cold up in the mountains, so do prepare a warm jacket when visiting. We passed several cyclists and hikers along the way, even during the late evening time.

2  Thank hengme2
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We have to wake up at 3am to take the local mini bus to ascend to the mountain. That day, the sky is clear and not misty and we manage to watch the sunrise. Indeed it was very beautiful and the surrounding natural scenery is...More

4  Thank chung082
Reviewed 13 May 2017

If you go from Hualien to Cingjing, you can stop to do the trails along Hehuanshan. The weather though unpredictable, is generally better in the morning. We spent one afternoon walking in thick clouds and hardly saw a view, but the morning sunrise gave us...More

4  Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We heard so much about this mountain and made the trip by private taxi from the Taichung HSR Station. Glad I was not driving the tricky and narrow winding road. This explains why normal coach/buses cannot navigate up to the pass. The stops at Cingjing...More

3  Thank Billy L
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We are keen walkers and love the mountains but we were unable to appreciate Hehuan because of two days of thick cloud (27 and 28 April 2017). Indeed we had constant torrential rain for over 24 hours. On both days we were out for 5.00am...More

1  Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Just around 30-minutes ride by coach from Cingjing Farm and you can completely walk into the wonder of Taiwan's wild nature.

1  Thank Armstrong S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

If you would enjoy nature travelling and lots of curvy road trip this is a perfect spot you should be, amazing and breath taking views of mountain and Sun rise in the morning.

Thank joseph p
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Lilian L
26 May 2017|
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Response from Billy L | Reviewed this property |
Altitude wise I think it is ok. However, we did not go to Taroko Gorge via Hehuanshan, so I cannot comment about the road conditions beyond Hehuanshan. We took the conventional east coast way from Taipei to Hualien by train... More
10 May 2017|
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Response from Rosemary N | Reviewed this property |
The roads are relatively narrow and can be unsafe for self drive, unless you are very familar with the roads. Went last Nov, the weather wasnt very cold (around 11-15°C) and wasnt snowing yet. Not sure in December. There are... More
22 March 2017|
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Response from juliacP4382FE | Reviewed this property |
Hello, My family rented a car and self drove to Hehuanshan. (We drove from Taipei, to Taroko Gorge, Hehuanshan, SunMoon Lake..). The road conditions are quite ok for the most part of the mountain, there are short sections... More