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Three Main Recreation Systems

Three Main Recreation Systems

Provincial Highway 18 extends across the main roads of Alishan National Scenic Area, and it features the most iconic scenery in Alishan. You will see vistas of tea gardens, sea of clouds, sunrise, sunset, Qing Dynasty developments, Japanese influence, and old railroads for logging transports as you ascend from the lower flat land up to the mountain.

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Northwest Corridor Area

Northwest Corridor Area

Slow down and have fun

The Northwest Corridor is mainly between County Roads 166 and 162. Qing Dynasty immigrants had developed this area, and now the ancient road and houses still stand to offer a rich glimpse to the past. The tea garden, bamboo forest, and natural shield provided by the forest offer an excellent ecological environment. This area has become the new choice for a fun vacation spot.
Traveling from County Road 162 will take you to Taiping, Longyan, Bihu and Ruifeng. From County Road 166 you’ll reach Wenfeng, Jinshi, Taixing, Renshou and Taihe. County Road 169 takes you to Fengshan, and County Road 149 takes you to Laiji.

Taiping Taixing Longyan Bihu Wenfeng Jinshi Renshou Ruifeng Ruili Taihe Lijia Fengshan
Along Alishan Highway

Along Alishan Highway

Visiting Alishan for the first time – Start from the iconic Provincial Highway 18

Provincial Highway 18, also Alishan Highway, is the main road that spans across Alishan National Scenic Area, and is the most iconic travel route. You will see vistas of tea gardens, sea of clouds, sunrise, sunset, Qing Dynasty developments, Japanese influence, and old railroads for logging transports as you ascend from the lower flat land up to the mountain.
As you travel along Provincial Highway 18 Alishan Highway, you will reach Chukou, Xiding, Longtou, Shizhuo and Alishan Forest Recreation Area. If you connect to County Road 169 from Provincial Highway 18 and drive about 50km, you’ll reach Fenqihu; then connecting to County Road 159 will get you to Guanghua and Bantianyan.

Chukou Taiping Longtou Shizhuo Alishan Forest Recreation Area Introduction Bantianyan Guanghua Fenqihu
Tsou Culture Area

Tsou Tribal Village

Short trip to visit tribal village and experience indigenous culture

Tsou Tribal Village consists of the Four Northern Villages and Three Southern Villages. From Provincial Highway 18 at Shizhuo, travelling to County Road 169 will get to the southern section of the road, where the four villages on the north side is located, sequentially – Leye, Dabang (including Tefuye), Lijia and Laiji. From Provincial Highway 15 at Longmei, travelling to Chiayi Town Road 129 will get you to the Zhou Tribe’s Three Southern Villages – Shanmei, Xinmei and Chashan, respectively.

Leye Dabang Tefuye Laiji Chashan Xinmei Shanmei
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