Taiwan Hikes

Find Best & Free Hikes in Taiwan

Looking for Hiking Trails in Taiwan?

Are you planning to travel or backpacking to Asia? Or looking for mountain trails to hike in Asia? If you are, check out the mountains in Taiwan. Here, you will find trail maps, free or paid hiking tours, day hikes, or multi-day hikes near or outside Taipei. You can also check out the detailed guides about doing 100 Peaks or other mountains in Taiwan.

A Must Read Before You Hit the Trails in Taiwan

Some very important hiking safety tips to have a safe hike in Taiwan: How to Stay Alive and Get Found Soon While Getting Lost on the Trails in Taiwan.

For more things about weather, culture, terrain, and more, please check out A Comprehensive Checklist of 15+ Things for Hiking in Taiwan .

How to Apply for Hiking Permits in Taiwan

If you want to do self-guided hikes, please check out this complete free guide on applying for permits to hike high mountains in Taiwan (updated with hiking regulations in the snow season).

Check the National Parks' Current Status of Trails again before your departure.

Hiking/Backpacking Gear in Taiwan

What should I bring for hiking in Taiwan? Do I have to wear rain boots? Where to download Taiwan maps? You will find answers here.

Gear List for One-day Hikes/Backpacking in Taiwan

Yangmingshan Guide and Public Transport

Taking public transport to Yangmingshan is confusing not only for international visitors, but also for local Taiwanese people. Here you will find the guide to take public transport to famous places like Xiaoyoukeng and Qixingshan, and how to do other trails at Yangmingshan National Park.

Yangmingshan Series: A Complete Guide of Trails at Yangmingshan National Park and Public Transport

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Do A Quick Quiz to Find the Trails for You!

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If you are looking for hiking trails in different cities in Taiwan but need help figuring out where to start, you can do this short quiz to get some inspiration.
If you are considering hiring a guide, please also do this quiz so I can help you to find the one you need.

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  1. Nicholas B.:
    This is a fantastic website Anusha! I really appreciate your detailed descriptions. I have done multiple great day hikes I wouldn't have found otherwise. Thank you!
  2. Wesley L.:
    Love all the detailed information you provide! It's very comprehensive. Keep up the amazing work! I hope to explore these parts of Taiwan the next time I visit...
  3. Day R.:
    admire your good intention and effort, very helpful info and great pictures. wish you all the best.
  4. Someone:
    Thank you for sharing these hikes. I enjoy your posts very much.
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Hi, I'm Anusha. I build this website to help people who don't read Chinese to find hiking trails and guided tours in Taiwan.
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