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Wuling

Updated:2020-10-08 Viewing Count5991

Information

Management
Mt. Hehuan Service Station
Recreation Zone
Mt. Hehuan Recreation Area
Altitude
3275 m
Address
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TEL:
04-25991195
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At a altitude of 3275 meters, Wuling is to the north of Kunyang and is the highest spot of Taroko. Except to the west, there is a clear view of the surrounding mountains. The platform on the east side provides the most suitable place to view the scenery. The mountain landscape varies. It is the highest point on any Taiwan highway.

From April to June every year, if the weather permits, the Southern Cross Star can be observed. Wuling is positioned on the saddle between the main peak (3416m) and east peak (3421m) of Mt. Hehuan. The view of the peaks of Mt. Hehuan, and the Yushan cane (Yushan Arrow Bamboo) clad slopes is magnificent.

When it snows during the winter, countless cars filled with excited people come to admire the lovely sight of Mt. Hehuan clad in white Mt. Hehuan is the best known place to see and play in snow in Taiwan. The area is famous for its name "Snow land".

Service Facitilies

Public Restroom、Parking Lot

Traffic Information

Bus:
1. From East Taiwan (Westbound): From Hualien Train Station or Taroko National Park Headquarters take Hualien Bus #1141(served one bus daily) to Lishan alight at Dayuling station. (arriving at 11:45 towards Lishan; arriving at 15:54 towards Hualien Train Station). Hualien Bus Phone Number: 03-8323485. http://www.hualienbus.com.tw/bus/userfiles/files/149999051787548.pdf
From Dayuling to Songxue Lodge walking times requires 2 - 2.5 hours/ 8.7 km. Hitchhike is not uncommon.

From Taichung (Eastbound): A series of 3 buses connects Taichung to Wuling (1 km west of SongXue Lodge).
Leg 1: Taichung bus station – Puli (Nantou Buses #6670 via Taichung HSR Station (Taichung – Puli), 70 mins); Leg 2: Puli – Qingjing Farm (Nantou Bus #6658, 70 mins); Leg 3: Qingjing Farm – via Songxue Lodge – Xiaofengkou (Nantou Bus #6658A, 1 hr). Nantou Bus Company recommends visitors to take Bus #6670 leaving Taichung Gancheng Bus Station at 08:20 and 11:15 (Taichung HSR Station at 08:40 and 11:35 respectively) to be able to reach Songxue Lodge at 11:50 and 15:30 respectively and to the final stop at Xiaofengkou at 12:00 and 15:40 respectively. Bus schedules are available from #iBus Info System, and please check Route Search/ Search by Bus Operator Nantou Bus #6670, #6658, and 6658A. Or #Nantou Bus Company website (Chinese version only). Please confirm the above schedules directly with Nantou Bus Company in case of any recent changes. Nantou Bus 6658A reservation telephone: +886-49-2984031 ext. #17. No bikes are allowed to the 20-sitter bus.
Nantou Bus #6658A final stop is Xiaofengkou, about 10 minutes bus time from Songxue Lodge. There is no lodging available at Xiaofengkou. Please book Songxue Lodge in advance. Booking email: tsfs@forest.gov.tw

Driving:
Driving by private cars:
From East Taiwan: To get to Wuling (3275 m), drive on Provincial Highway 9 from Hualien and connect Provincial Highway 8 westbound to Taroko, Dayuling and transfer to Provincial Highway 14A or 14Jia for Xiaofengkou- Mt. Hehuan Service Station (3002 m), Songxue Lodge (3150m) and Wuling (3275 m). It takes about 3 - 3.5 hours driving.

From West Taiwan: From Nantou County to Mt. Hehuan, depart from Puli (Provincial Highway 14) in the direction of Qingjing Farm and pass through Wushe (Provincial Highway 14Jia), Qingjing Farm, Kunyang and Wuling. Wuling is 1 kilometer west of Songxue Lodge.

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