Taroko From Taipei In A Day (by train)

  • • Enjoy a quick and scenic train ride with assistance along the way
  • • Walk beneath the impressive Qingshui Cliff, one of the eight wonders of Taiwan
  • • Enjoy stunning views of Taroko Gorge, Taiwan’s Grand Canyon
  • • Eat your way through Dongdamen night market, one of Taiwan’s largest night markets

Taroko in a Day is specifically designed for visitors wanting to optimize their time at Taiwan's must-see attractions. A convenient train ride assisted by MyTaiwanTour staff will take you from Taipei to Taiwan's most iconic, scenic spots featuring the largest marble canyon in the world. As you wind your way through the gorge's scenic road you'll learn the area's history, legends and more before stopping for a brief hike along Shakadang trail. After lunch, you'll spend the afternoon visiting Swallow Grotto, Lushui Trail and Buluowan, three scenic areas offering different vantage points of the raging river below and majestic cliffs above. Finally, it's back to Hualien for dinner at the Dongdamen night market before heading back to lively Taipei. Valid passport required and comfortable shoes recommended.

Explore Taiwan's #1 natural wonder

▴ Explore Taiwan's #1 natural wonder

Witness the world's largest marble canyon

▴ Witness the world's largest marble canyon


  • Pickup
    09:00 Arrive Taipei Main Station Exit M3 (CR crew hands the train ticket to customers)
  • Train
    09:20 Take train No.278 to Hualien (arrive at 11:30) and be greeted by local guide
  • Meal
    11:45 Qixingtan Scenic Area
  • Point
    12:30 Qing Shui Cliffs
  • Point
    13:30 Shakadang Trail、Eternal Spring Shrine
  • Meal
    14:00 Lunch
  • Point
    15:30 Swallow Grotto
  • Point
    16:30 Tunnel of Nine Turns Trail
  • Point
    18:30 Dongdamen night market
  • Train
    19:30 Arrive Hualien train station and take train (No. 439) to Taipei
  • Point
    22:00 Arrive Taipei
*In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, MyTaiwanTour reserves the right to alter tour itinerary.
  • Meal :
    Breakfast : X | Lunch : O | Dinner : X
  • Duration :
    12.5 hrs
  • Pick-up :
    Taipei main station exit M3
  • Drop-Off :
    Hualien Station
  • Group Size :
    2-14 people
  • Language :

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  • Round-trip train tickets from Taipei to Hualien
  • Professional English guide
  • Lunch
  • 5-seater sedan / 9-seater van between Hualien and Taroko
  • Travel insurance


  • Gratuity
  • Transportation between your hotel and Taipei Main Station

Cancellation Policy

Tour requires a minimum of 2 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 15% cancellation fee.
Cancellations made 48 hours or less before departure are non-refundable.

There will be a 100% charge for no-shows. No-shows are defined as (1) Arriving 15 minutes late for Day Tours; (2) Arriving 1 hour late for Multi-day tours and custom tours.
Children (Age 3 - 12)
Infants (Age 0 - 2)
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* Tour requires a minimum of 2 guests
* Book 2 days in advance (GMT+8 09:00)
* Departs Monday to Friday

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