Only have One Day ? Let’s go Hiking in Taipei at the most popular place : YangMingShan (Mountain of YangMing) 陽明山 台北
Trail itinerary : Silk Falls – QingTianGang – LengShuiKeng – QiXing Mountain – Miaopu – YangMingShan National Park Visitor Center. This beautiful trail will make you discover waterfall, buffalo, Milk pond, Free HotSprings and the Highest Mountain in North Taiwan !
Length 10 km in 5 hours walk including rest and pauses make it The BEST one Day Tour HIKING in Taipei ! (+ minimum 2 hours for the return trip by bus)
It’s an Easy trail except for the QiXing Mountain part at the altitude of 1120 m. Most of the trail is made of paving stones.
There are many bus going to YangMingShan from JianTan MRT (劍潭站), Shilin MRT, Shipai MRT, Beitou MRT and Tamshui MRT on the RED LINE
Take the bus S15 (Small 15) from JianTan MRT (劍潭站) if you want a seat, or from Shilin MRT 捷運士林站 exit 1 if you want to go faster but seats are not guaranteed as it is often crowded from JianTan Bus Stop. It takes about one hour ride to the trailhead
There are many bus S15 during the weekend every 15 minutes, it could be a big bus or a small shuttle bus
Bus R5, 303 and 260 go to Wenhua University in YangMingShan then you change in front of the Mos Burger / 7-11 / MacDo area. Easy place to recognize and most of people are going to get off the bus at that stop.
Then get off at 絹絲瀑布 Juàn sī pùbù Juansi Waterfalls (Silk Falls), then walk forward 50 m on the right to the trailhead.
Silk Falls – QingTianGang – QiXing Mountain Trailhead :
You do not need YangMingShan National Park Permit 不需要陽明山國家公園生態保護區入園許可證
You do not need Police Permit 入山許可證
Take care of wasps and poisonous snakes during spring, summer, autumn seasons
Buy your own insurance in your country
Your One Day Trip in Taipei is starting !
Now Let’s go hiking QiXing Mountain (七星山) in Taiwan !
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