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Wuling

Updated:2019-05-28 3154

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:
From Hualien (Westbound): There is no public transportation to Wuling. The closest bus stop is at Dayuling (Bus #1141, (arriving 11:45 towards Lishan; arriving 15:54 towards Hualien Train Station). Dayuling is ~10.7 km (2.5 - 3 hours walk) from Wuling Hitchhiking is not uncommon in the region.

From Taichung (Eastbound): A series of 3 buses connects Taichung to the trailhead of Wuling(1 km west or SongXue Lodge). Leg 1: Taichung – Puli (Buses #6670 via Taichung HSR Train Station, #6268 via Taichung HSR and TRA Train Stations, #6899 via Taichung TRA Train Station); Leg 2: Puli – Qingjing Farm (Bus #6664; 70 mins); Leg 3: Qingjing Farm – Songxue Lodge (Bus #6658A; 50 mins). Nantou Bus Company recommends visitors to take Bus #6670 leaving Taichung Railway Station at 08:23 and 11:18 (Taichung HSR Station at 08:45 and 11:35 respectively) to be able to reach Songxue Lodge at 11:15 and 15:10 respectively. Sample itineraries are available from Nantou Bus Company. Please confirm the above schedules directly with Nantou Bus Company in case of any recent changes.
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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