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3D2N Yushan Summit Hike **English-speaking guide

By Taiwan Hidden Hiking Tour

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At a Glance

At a Glance

3 days 2 nights
Group trip (10 travellers per group)

Climb to the summit of the highest mountain in Taiwan with an experienced English-speaking guide. You will stay 2 nights at the mountain cabin for your body to adapt to the high altitude before reaching the summit. The trail passes through a great variety of ecosystems ranging from the subtropical rainforests, fir forests, bamboo groves, alpine vegetation to the overlooking canyons, and plunging valleys amid rolling hills. This trip will begin and end in Taipei.

Choose this if

Choose this if

You would like to start your Yushan adventure with transportation from Taipei. This 3-day option is ideal for hikers to get sufficient rest before reaching the summit.
Suitable For
Small Groups
Backpackers
Solo Travellers
Vegetarians

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What's included

What's included

From US$ 500.16 14,991.69
  • Accommodation - 1 night at Wongshun Village Lodge - Dorm, 1 night at Paiyun Lodge - Dorm Room
  • Return Transfer from Taipei
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hiking permits
  • Meals
  • Insurance (Accident insurance of TWD 3 million)
  • Certificate of climbing Yushan issued by Yushan National Park (TWD300 each, around USD10 each)
  • Porterage fees
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Anywhere in Taipei Details

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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Taipei - Wongshun Village
Taipei - Wongshun Village

Today you leave Taipei to begin your Yushan adventure!

Accommodation: Wongshun Village Lodge - Dorm

  • The guide will drive about 4hrs to get to the Wongshun Village, and you will stay there for one night for the adaptation to the high altitude.
Day 2: Wongshun Village - Tataka
Wongshun Village - Tataka

Today you will start hiking up to Paiyun Lodge

Accommodation: Paiyun Lodge - Dorm Room

  • It will be a 2hrs car journey to get to Tataka. Followed by a bus ride to the start of the trail.
  • Begin the 8 hours hike to Paiyun Lodge.
  • Between the months of March and May, you'll see wildflowers and butterflies while you are hiking up. During winter months, you will see snow-capped mountains.
  • Arrival at Paiyun Lodge. Rest
Day 3: Paiyun Lodge - Yushan Main Peak
Paiyun Lodge - Yushan Main Peak

You will climb to the summit of Yushan!

  • Start the day by hiking about 2hrs to the main peak. Enjoy views of the clouds from above. Sea of clouds often fill the valleys, giving you the impression that you're standing on top of the world
  • Then hike about 1.5hr back to Paiyun cabin.
  • Pack up and hike 8hrs back, followed by a 7 hr back to the airport.
  • End of the trip

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Taiwan Hidden Hiking Tour

George Huang, the owner of Taiwan Hidden Trekking Tour is an active outdoor adventurer. He served as a guide in local travel agencies for 10 years before starting his own business. George speaks fluent English and Mandarin while he can also arrange for French and Spanish speaking guides on request.
3 years experience
Fluent English, Chinese, French, Spanish

Taiwan Hidden Hiking Tour Policies

Taiwan Hidden Hiking Tour Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Taiwan Hidden Hiking Tour pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Backpack (more than 40L)
Change of clothes (After hike)
Gloves
Headlamp
Personal medicine
Portable flatware utensils
Quick drying T-shirt *2
Rain pants
Raincoat
Shorts /sports pants * 2
Small backpack (For you to carry to the peak from Paiyun Lodge )
Socks *2 pairs
Sturdy hiking boots
Warm hat
Wind jacket
Pre-Requisites for The Trip

Please make sure you can hike at least 20 km with a 5 kg backpack. People who have congenital disease are not fit for the hike.

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