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Adventure Made Easy: Digital Guides & Premium Hiking Services in Taiwan

Updated: May 25, 2024
Welcome to Taiwan Hikes, your ultimate guide to smoothly exploring Taiwan's mountains and trails. We aim to help international hikers enjoy Taiwan's stunning landscapes without hassle. Each post on Taiwan Hikes offers detailed, step-by-step guides on trails, transportation options, and accommodations.
We understand that international hikers may need further assistance, so we provide a wide range of digital products and services to meet your needs.

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DIY Enthusiasts: Time-Saving Guides and Checklists

Are you an adventurous soul who loves the thrill of planning every detail of your hiking trips? Our DIY Guides and Checklists are perfect for you. These comprehensive resources are designed to save you time and ensure you take every step to prepare for your hike in Taiwan.
Our guides cover everything about how to apply for the famous high mountain trails in Taiwan. Each checklist is meticulously curated to help you streamline your preparation process, making it efficient and stress-free. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or a beginner, our guides provide valuable insights that enhance your hiking experience.

Who Should Buy These Digital Guides and Checklists?

  1. Those who still haven't got the hiking permits need to learn how to apply.
  2. Those who already have the permit prefer to do everything themselves but don't want to spend endless hours researching.

What You'll Get:

  1. Step-by-step guides on how to apply for hiking permits.
  2. Essential preparations for a great hike after getting the permit, including transportation, accommodations, weather, meal booking, and more.


  1. Email support for hike-related questions. If you have questions, please consider purchasing our premium service below.

Premium Service Just for You: From Permit Application to Logistics and Accommodations

For those planning an extended stay in Taiwan and seeking a truly personalized hiking experience, our premium service offers customized solutions covering every aspect of your journey. This service is ideal for hikers who want a seamless, meticulously planned adventure, from obtaining permits to arranging logistics and accommodations.
We take the time to understand your specific needs and preferences, creating a hiking plan that is uniquely yours. With only 8 spots available monthly, we ensure that each client receives our full attention and expertise, resulting in an unforgettable hiking experience in Taiwan.

Premium Service Includes:

  1. Custom-tailored hiking plans based on your interests and fitness level.
  2. Assistance with all permit applications and government regulations.
  3. Comprehensive logistics planning, including transportation and weather updates.
  4. Accommodation bookings ranging from mountain huts to local hotels/hostels.
  5. 24/7 support via WhatsApp during your hike for any unforeseen issues or changes.
Due to the personalized nature of our tailored solutions, we limit this service to 8 clients per month. This ensures we can dedicate ample time and resources to crafting the perfect hiking experience for each individual. If you're interested in securing a spot, we recommend booking well in advance to avoid disappointment.

How to Does the Premium Service Work?

  1. Tell Us Your Dream Hike: fill out this form detailing your stay, hiking duration, and interests. We will discuss this further in emails.
  2. Invoice and Payment: We'll send a PayPal invoice for the agreed services.
  3. Begin Your Unforgettable Hiking Experience!

Price for Groups (1-4 People):

  1. Arrange Yushan/Jade Mountain hike with public transport: US$90
  2. One Week: US$70
  3. Two Weeks: US$159
  4. Three weeks: US$228
  5. Over Four Weeks or More People: please inquire for details.
Fees will be sent via PayPal invoices only unless you have a Taiwan bank account. You don't need to have a PayPal account.


  1. To ensure you have the best possible experience, we cannot take requests if you plan your high mountain hikes in less than 3 weeks.
  2. There may be charges for cabin bookings, on-site porters, tent/sleeping bag hire, and transport, which are payable in advance.
  3. Once we've shared our suggested plan, minor itinerary changes are acceptable. However, last-minute alterations may limit our ability to provide new suggestions.
  4. We can only help book cabins or lodges to stay for hiking high mountains.
  5. We understand if you choose not to book our service. However, please note that a US$40 fee or more applies for consultation and suggestions provided.

Ratings and Reviews: Here Are What the Hikers Said About Us

With our local guidance and thorough preparation, you're set for a confident and exhilarating self-guided adventure. Experience the unique beauty of Taiwan's mountains, all with the ease and comfort of a hassle-free hike!