Place available for pickup & drop-off
Here are a couple of places listed for pickup & drop-off and you can check if your hotel is available for pickup & drop-off on your own.
- Hotels or hostels in Hualien City: available for free pickup & free drop-off.
- Hualien Train Station: available for free pickup & free drop-off.
- Hotels or hostels in Qixingtan Beach (Hotel Bayview...): available for pickup with extra TWD 100 & free drop-off
- Hualien Airport: available for pickup with extra TWD 100 & drop-off with extra TWD 100
- Xincheng Train Station: available for free pickup & free drop-off, but you may have a shorter (7hr) duration and secret spots might be skipped in the itinerary if drop-off at Xincheng Train Station.
- Hotels or hostels in Xincheng (Crossing The Rainbow Bridge B&B, Hualien Taroko YU's Homestay B&B, Taroko Lodge, Li Wu Zuo Cun B&B, Taroko Liiko hotel...): available for free pickup & free drop-off, but you may have a shorter (7hr) duration and secret spots might be skipped in the itinerary if drop-off at Xincheng hotels.
- Hotels or hotels in Yanliao or Shoufeng: unavailable for pickup & drop-off in this tour, please meet us at Hualien train station at 8:00~8:30am.
- Hotels or hotels in Tianxiang (Silk Place Taroko, Tianxiang Youth Activity Center): unavailable for pick up & drop-off for this tour, but you still can book the tour and take the bus from hotel to trailhead on your own and meet our hiking group. (see the transportation tips below and you can also leave your luggage in our van)
Q: How to book the group tour if I stay in Silk Place Taroko (Tianxiang)
Pickup time: choose anyone, it doesn't matter. The exact time will be advised later.
Pickup place: choose "Zhuilu Trail Trailhead"
Q. Transportation tips for staying at the hotel in Tianxiang (Silk Place Taroko)
You can take Taroko shuttle bus departing at Tianxiang bus stop (near Silks Place Taroko) at 08:40 am. 9:00 am is expected to reach Swallow Grotto stop (trailhead of Zhuilu Old Trail) and the group will show up at the trailhead at 9:10~9:30 am. The one-way ticket fare is around TWD 16 per person. For return, bus departs at Swallow Grotto bus stop at 4:13 pm and 4:30 pm is expected to reach Tianxiang bus stop.
The other option is to book a private tour with higher price if you stay in Silk Place Taroko. You can book the private tour via the link.