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Houfeng Tiema Dao, Taichung

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Take in pristine views of Taiwan's countryside as you travel across Houfeng Tiema Dao. Formerly the country's first railway, the bike track today stretches for 12 km (7.45 mi) and takes you past orchards and idyllic villages, an old bridge, dam, a stationary train, and several eateries located right by the track. You can rent either traditional and electric bikes from stores nearby, though an electric bike is recommended for those who don't ride often. Make Houfeng Tiema Dao a part of your Taichung vacation plans using our Taichung itinerary planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    How to Get Here : From Folks traveling from Taichung, take the MRT to Fengyuan Station. once you exit, the bus (No 63) is on the right hand side of main road. When you get down at this stop bei jiao t...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    We rented electric bikes and went on a ride for 4 hours. Our ride was a lot longer than we had expected, and a lot more fun. Thanks to the tree shades and the wind, we were not defeated by the August ...  more »
  • July 13, 2017
    to get the starting point of the bicycle path (i.e. houli horse farm) take the small road on the left just our of houli train station and walk till the bridges on the left, cross the bridge and keep g...  more »

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