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Private Tour: Hualien Taroko Gorge Day Tour including Round-Trip Transfer
"Your English-speaking guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hualien City Hualien Port Hualien Airport or TRA Hualien Station in the morning and start this exciting day trip to explore some of the most beautiful places in Taiwan!Witness the power of nature as you trace the course of the Liwu River that crafted this gorge into the s you will no doubt wonder aloud whether you’re moving through a dream.Then hit one of Taroko’s famous trails for a casual walk along its tributaries to discover hidden amazement such as Baiyang’s water tunnel and Shakadang’s sapphire stream. When the tour ends you will be transferred back to your hotel in Hualien City Hualien Port
From $330.00
 
Private Day Tour: Taroko National Park from Hualien City
"This 8-hour Taroko National tour is going to take you to see Chishintan beach Chiishui cliff Eternal Spring Shrine Swallow’s Grotto and Baiyang Waterfall.Coursing along the magnificent canyons and breath-taking cliffs in Taroko National Park. you will see the visually stunning gorge on both sides visit villages and historical landscapes in the area and trace the regions of local Taiwanese aboriginals from the great island. You can't miss out on this amazing trip.For the lunch you have a choice to try out Taroko traditional meals in Leader’s village(at your own cost)."""
From $91.00
 
Taroko Gorge Day Tour from Taipei by Train
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Taipei City between 5:30 AM - 6:10 AM and transferred to Taipei Railway Station to take a train to Hualien. After arrival in Hualien your friendly and professional local tour guide will take you to explore the amazing Taroko National Park.Taroko National Park is one of the nine national parks in Taiwan with too many beautiful attractions. First stop is the Tunnel of Nine Turns leaning against the mountain trails tight deep valleys overlooking down the rapids of a stream river. The gorge/rock started over 200 million years ago as sediment on the bottom of the ocean. Later visit the Eternal Spring Shrine one of the major picturesque points in the park. Enjoy the mesmerizing view of the mountains and waterfall. It is also one of the main memorials for veterans. Next continue to the Swallow Grotto. ""Swallow"" refers to the Cross-Island Highway fro Cisingtan Scenic Area and then proceed to Hualien Stone Sculptural Park to visit a marble factory. When the tour ends you will be transferred to return to Hualien Railway Station to take the train back to Taipei by 7:00PM and then dropped off at your hotel in Taipei."
From $147.00

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Metro

Kaohsiung's metro is a great way to get around. There are two lines: the orange and the red line. Interchange is at Formosa Boulevard Station. The metro is very user friendly. Just go to a ticket...
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Walking through Fo Guang Shan Temple

In case that you are handicapped or have problems to walk a lot it might be that you should reconsidder an excursion to Fo Guang Shan Temple ! The whole temple was built on a hill, there are lots of...
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globetrott
Jul 20, 2014

rent a bicycle

It was interesting for me to learn that there is also a good system for going around by bicycle in the City of Kaohsiung. In many places there were seperate lanes like in my photos here.In General the...
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globetrott
Jul 19, 2014

organize your own private tour from the port

In Kaohsiung I did not book any guided tour with the cruiseship because there was a lady sitting on my table, who had been there before and she knew where to go by taxi.We were 3 people in the taxi...
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globetrott
Jul 19, 2014

Using the KRTC

Kaohsiung's MRT/subway system (known as the KRTC) is relatively new and is composed of 2 intersecting lines that run in a north-south and east-west directions. The Formosa Blvd. station at the center...
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stamporama
Apr 13, 2010

Bus to Chijin Island from Kaohsiung city

One of the place that is considered as one of the "MUST" visit place in Kaohsiung is Cijin Island. Cijin Island offers range of fresh seafood restaurants, outstanding scenaries and abundant of fishing...
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Aug 04, 2008
 
 
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Scooter Rocks!!!

When I told my friends that I was going there, they asked me how I moved around. They were surprised with my answer," Public Transportation." Yah, if I were on my own, I would have borrowed a...
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THLIN
Jan 07, 2008

Getting There and Getting Around

By Rail : Air-conditioned electric trains run at least hourly from Taipei to Kaohsiung. Children under three travel free; children aged 3-13 pay half fare. Train tickets can be purchased at many major...
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keeweechic
Feb 29, 2004

Kaohsiung Metropolitan Mass Rapid Transit System

KMRT System is controlled by computer from control center. Without the hindrance of traffic lights, the trains will be on schedule. The rush-hour headway is two minutes. The travel time of Red line...
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sunnywong
Nov 24, 2002

There's an international...

There's an international airport just 15 minutes away by car from downtown Kaohsiung. It takes around an hour by plane from Taipei. If you take the train or bus from Taipei, it takes about 4 and a...
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TravelerM
Sep 08, 2002

Storyin Kaohsiung

There is no ship to 旗津 in the weekday at 真愛碼頭, you should go to 鼓山渡輪站!
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storyin
May 14, 2012

Map of Lotus Lake scenic area

Be sure to go up to Lotus Lake and see the temples, pagodas and dragons. We also saw an orangutang sitting in a rocking chair.
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seagoingJLW
Sep 08, 2002

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Top Things to Do in Kaohsiung

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Cijin Island

The most likely way you will get to this island is by taking the metro to Sizihwan Station on the orange line, exiting exit one and walking to Gushan Ferry Terminal where you can catch one of the very...
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The Dream Mall

To get here take the metro to Kaisyuan Station; then take the free shuttle to the shopping centre. You can see this shopping centre all over Kaohsiung due to the huge ferris wheel on its roof. The...
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Lotus Lake

Lotus Lake is a manmade lake in the north of Kaohsiung which has several interesting temples. We got to this lake by taking the metro to Zuoying Station. When you arrive at the station, go to exit 2;...
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Liouhe Night Market

To get to this night market take the metro to Formosa Boulevard Station and follow the exits for the night market. Don't forget to have a look at the Dome of Light on your way out of the metro. The...
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Love River

We stayed in the Ambassador Hotel which is located on Love River, so we saw a lot of this river. At one time Love River was very polluted but in recent years it has been cleaned up and has become a...
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Gushan Harbour

To get to Gushan Harbour take the metro to Sizihwan Station and exit through exit one. Gushan Harbour is a pretty harbour in its own right and it has several good restaurants. It is also the place to...
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"A colorful city & great temples"
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IreneMcKay

"Revisiting Kaohsiung"
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keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Kaohsiung"
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kenmerk

"Kaohsiung"
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"Taiwan's second largest city"
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