Caoling Historical Trail Hike

Caoling Historical Trail Hike

4 Reviews


  • Hike on a historic, relic strewn Qing-era trail
  • Enjoy panoramic views of ocean, mountains and more
  • Discover the unique flora and fauna of Northern Taiwan
  • Celebrate your hike with a trip to Fulong Beach or Keelung Harbor
From city to mountaintop and down to the sea, on this full day excursion we'll hike along the historic Caoling Trail, the only remaining section of a route built in the Qing Dynasty that once served as sole land link between Tamsui and Yilan.

The moderate 10km hike begins in Dali and ends at Fulong Beach, offering along the way panoramic views of Taiwan's northern coastal mountains and the ocean beyond. Expect excellent photo opportunities of one of Taiwan's most unique offshore islands, Guishandao, or Turtle Island, which in addition to resembling a massive turtle also boasts an underwater hot spring known for attract a plethora of the ocean's top predators.
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    10:00 Pick up from your accommodation

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    11:00 Hike along the Caoling Historical Trail

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    12:00 Stop for lunch at a pavilion with panoramic ocean views

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    15:00 Descend trail and head to Fulong Beach to hang out (During winter months, Fulong Beach stop may be substituted with a visit to Keelung Harbor and Night Market)

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    17:00 Return to Taipei

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    18:30 Drop off at your accommodation in Taipei City

*In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, MyTaiwanTour reserves the right to alter tour itinerary.
  • Meal :
    Breakfast : X | Lunch : X | Dinner : X
  • Duration :
    10 : 00 - 18: 30 (8.5hrs)
  • Pick-up :
    Your accommodation in Taipei City
  • Drop-Off :
    Your accommodation in Taipei City
  • Group Size :
    4-6 people
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  • A professional English speaking guide and hiking partner
  • Admission to Fulong Beach
  • Boxed lunch and bottled water (please notify us at time of booking of any allergies or dietary restrictions you may have)
  • 5-seater sedan/9-seater van


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Cancellation Policy

Tour requires a minimum of 4 guests.
We will do our best to accommodate individual travelers by placing them on tours with other guests. In the event an individual traveler cannot be so accommodated, guests will be offered an alternative tour of equal value or full refund.
Cancellations are permitted up until 48 hours before departure with a full refund.
Cancellations made 48-24 hours before departure will receive a 50% refund.
Cancellations made less than 24 hours before departure are non-refundable.



December 2015

A informative day with myTaiwan Tour.

I had a very nice and informative day with myTaiwan Tour. The visited attraction are very interesting. Our Guide was very friendly, very well informed. I got pickup free of charege from my hotel - how nice! Take this tour to get a perfect overview in one day. Highly recommended!


December 2015

Best decision I made in my taipei trip

“Best decision I made in my taipei trip” I went for a week holiday in taipei and decided to book a private tour with MyTaiwanTour for the first 2 days. I met Tai at the airport and he took us to various places for the 2 days. Tai was one of the best tour guides I ever had - very patient with us and not watching the clock or bringing us to tourist traps to buy stuff. I also went to Hualien and Taichung and believe me the guides there are nowhere near the quality of Tai (I will NEVER hire a private taxi guide in taipei again after being ripped off at Taichung and it was not cheaper either after "additional costs"). Thank you Tai for a wonderful experience - you are the best!!!


United States
December 2015

Fabulous, Fun & Knowledgeable

“Fabulous, Fun & Knowledgeable” 5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015 Our tour Guide, TING, with My Taiwan Tours was absolutely the best guide we in had in Asia! Her English was impeccable, she was incredibly knowledgeable about the artifacts in the Museum, and she is fun-loving, enthusiastic and loves meeting people to show them "her Taiwan". Book with and ask for Ting as your guide. You won't be disappointed!!


September 2015

The trail is beautiful!

This is a fantastic way to get out of the city and see the beauty of Taiwan. Susan and team made this a really fun day. The trail is beautiful - I got carried away photographing it all. Recommended for those who like to be active and see the natural side of the country :)


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