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Buluowan Service Station
Recreation Zone
Taroko Recreation Area
400 m
Beware of poisonous bees and snakes. Please pay attention to your safety.
Please wear a hard hat(helmet) or other protective gear on the park trails, such as Swallow Grotto (Yanzikou) Trail. Hard hats(helmet) can be borrowed free of charge at 179.3 km on the Provincial Highway 8 (Central Cross-Island Highway) at Xipan check-in/out Service Station.
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Passing through Changchun Tunnel and across Ning’an Bridge, 300 m before Xipan Dam you will reach the starting point of Chinese character "Zhi" (zigzag) shaped road to the Buluowan terraces. It will take approximately seven minutes by car to reach the parking area at the lower terrace of the valley.

Buluowan is divided into Upper Terrace and Lower Terrace. You can walk on a trail to visit the river valley from the Lower Terrace. Then you can proceed to the service station, exhibition halls and Idas (meaning moon in the Taroko tribe language) Hall see both the arts and crafts of the Taroko Tribe and multimedia presentations. Up the slope to Mountain Moon (Shanyue) Village, the Formosa lily is probably the main attraction for spring visitors to Buluowan. The lily season is from mid April to mid May. On the upper terrace, go through the service center of Leader Village Hotel and there is a 300 meter Bamboo Groves trail, where you can observe the strangling fig trees.

Service Facitilies

Service Station、Shop、Food and Drink、Exhibition Hall、Accommodation、Accessibile Restroom、Accessibile Parking

Traffic Information

From Hualien, Xincheng Train Station or Taroko National Park Headquarters station, take Hualien Bus 1133A, or 1133 bound for Tianxiang, and alight at Buluowan. From Tianxiang, take Hualien Bus 1133 (served two buses daily only) bound for Taroko National Park Headquarters, Xincheng or Hualien Train Station.
Driving north bound on Provincial Highway 9 and connect Provincial Highway 8 at Xincheng. Then take the connection road at the east of Xipan Tunnel (at 179.1 km on Provincial Highway 8). It takes about 2 kilometers meander route of car driving and reaches to Buluowan recreation area. Driving will take about 15 minutes/10 km by car from Taroko National Park Headquarters to Buluowan.