Single Day Trips

There are dozens of great day hikes within an hour or two of Taipei City.  These are our favorites.  Within a very short time, you can be surrounded by lush forest or enjoying a waterfall spa.  Contact us about private trips to these beautiful locations.


a great day hike near Taipei, Taiwan

The hills around the former mining area of Pingxi are filled with wonderful trails.
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The Four Beasts

Hike Elephant Mountain at night in Taipei

A breathe of fresh air in the heart of Taipei.  The ‘beasts’ are home to an array of trails to suit all levels.
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The sun sets above Yangmingshan National Park and a lush forest in Taipei, Taiwan.

Yangmingshan National Park has it all – great hiking routes, stunning scenery and relaxing hot springs.
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A good day hike close to Taipei, Taiwan

One of the most exhilarating hikes around! Knife-edge ridges and beautiful scenery all the way.
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Wuliaojian mountain hiking trails, Taiwan

The most exciting hike around Taipei.  Enjoy razor-sharp ridges, rope climbs and a 20 meter vertical decent.
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Hiking in Yangmingshan National Park

Hike out to this volcanic crater in a protected ecology zone in Yangminshan National Park.
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Hiking the Taiwan mountains

Probably the toughest day hike from Taipei.  This is a long, but incredibly beautiful climb up to over 2000m above sea level.
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Caoling Trail

Caoling Historic Hiking Trail in Taiwan

This beautiful trail has exceptionally good views of the northeast coast and is a relatively easy hike.
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Teapot Mountain

a great day hike near Taipei, Taiwan

Teapot Mountain has some amazing views of the northern coast of Taiwan and makes for an exciting day of hiking
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Sandiaoling Falls

Sandiaoling Waterfall

Four superb waterfalls in one hike, the Sandiaoling Waterfalls Trail is a great way to soak up some of Taipei’s wonderful natural scenery.
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Get wet, cool down and explore some of Taiwan’s amazing rivers and gorges!
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