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Taroko Gorge, Hualien

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Carved by the Liwu River, Taroko Gorge sits within a national park known for its many marble rock formations. Examine the imposing rocks while driving on the serpentine mountain road, possibly the easiest way to enjoy the beauty of exotic jungles and beaches. Wear quality walking shoes during your treks across this rugged landscape, especially if you go off beaten paths. A visit to Taroko Gorge represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Hualien trip generator to plot your vacation.
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  • We've been to Taroko Gorge numerous times but this is the first time we've visited during Chinese New Year break, which is big a good and bad thing, let me explain... Traffic control is enforced durin...  more »
  • Taiwan only exists because the tectonic collision between continental china and the phillipines volcanic chain is squeezing the intervening oceanic sediments up out of the ocean as an active growing m...  more »
  • It's a shame that so many cars are allowed to drive through this stunning landscape. Cycling here is not safe (buses and cars don't leave much space when overtaking) or pleasant (too many cars = horri...  more »