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    Hualien Travel Buddy

    by veshei Online Now Jun 26, 2015 at 2:21 AM

    Hi! I'm new to VT and I already posted this question but I can't find it so I'll ask again. I'm currently planning to do a day tour of Hualien (Taroko Gorge, Qingshuei Cliffs, etc) on June 30th and I booked a cab for the day. However because I am traveling solo, the fee of the cab is quite steep for a single person. I was looking for someone to share the cab with if they are planning to go to Hualien on that day and haven't made any arrangements yet. The cost of the cab for up to 4 people is 3000 TWD total and 3500 TWD for more than four people. I will be arriving at Hualien station at 10 and the tour will probably end at the local night market. I'm hoping to see the beauty of Hualien and make some friends as well! Please reply if you are interested!



    2 Answers Jun 26, 2015 at 6:01 AM
  • Taroko to Sun Moon to Alisan

    by vivakid Online Now Jun 19, 2011 at 8:59 AM

    Hi there,

    I would be driving with my familly in Aug from Taipei to Taroko area to check out the gorge and stay for a night in tarako area. After which we are intending to drive to Sun Moon Lake, would like to check how long would it take to drive there on average? We are considering just a stopover at sun moon lake and heading straight to Alisan or to have a night stay over at Sun moon and then later heading to Alisan the next day? Which would be advisable?

    Thanks in advance!

    3 Answers Jul 30, 2011 at 3:37 AM
  • Train tickets Taipei-Hualien round trip

    by sunmeg Online Now Jun 30, 2010 at 8:46 PM

    We want to travel ( round trip) from Taipei to Hualien by train. While TRA has a website for internet booking of train tickets which allows you to book upto 2 weeks in advance, you are required to pay and pick up the tickets within 48 hours which is not feasible if you are not yet in Taiwan. I am not sure if it is possible to pay online by credit card, and pick up the tickets at the station on arrival in Taiwan. Could someone advise me

    1 Answer Jun 30, 2010 at 10:09 PM
  • Taroko Gorge and Cingshui Cliffs

    by hueyfanatic Online Now Feb 4, 2010 at 1:20 AM

    Hi all,
    i'm planning do a day trip from Taipei to

    covering Taroko Gorge and the Cingshui cliffs.
    Will it be possible?
    any suggestions of which travel operator i should go with or any recommended taxi drivers which i can contact?

    thanks loads for the help!

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    Taroko Gorge

    by ohaiyo Online Now Oct 10, 2009 at 2:15 PM

    Hi Everyone,

    I'm planning a trip to Taiwan for 8 days for Christmas vacation. I want to spend 4 days in Taipei and then 4 days in Taroko Gorge.

    Are 4 days too long to spend in Taroko Gorge? Other than hiking and the hot springs, what other activities are there to do in Taroko Gorge? What hotels and hot springs should I use in the area?

    Thank you

    3 Answers Oct 15, 2009 at 9:39 PM
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    Need advice on Hostel

    by Marcialina Online Now Jun 18, 2007 at 9:51 PM

    Where shall I stay in Hualien? I'm planning to stay one night only. Is it worth to buy the Hostelling International Card if I'm looking into hostel coz i've looked thru their hostel previews and feel that their hostels' locations r usually out of the city or inconvenient to get there. I dun feel safe as i will be travelling alone. Kindly suggest where i can get the hostel where the crowds are.

    2 Answers Apr 28, 2008 at 9:03 AM
  • Taroko Gorge

    by imsing Online Now Dec 16, 2006 at 8:43 AM

    Hi... i am interested in trip to taroko gorge.However, is it any ground trip arrangement including accomodation and transportation to taroko gorge? Or else can i travel on my own to taroko gorge and find the accomodation by myself? any suggestions? Ya, i able to speak and read in mandarin. THANKS for ur advices. BYE and HAVE A NICE DAY...

    2 Answers Dec 16, 2006 at 9:47 PM
  • Booking of Day Tour with MR Chen

    by chermaine Online Now May 17, 2006 at 10:15 PM

    How many days in advance is required to book with Mr Chen? We can just call, inform him of the day and time we will reach Hualian and the route we wants to take and he will pick us up on that day ?

    Any famous shops that we must visit when we are at Hualian ? Any local speciality ?


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    by amylou Online Now Jan 11, 2005 at 7:56 AM

    is public transportation easy enough if the traveler doesn't speak chinese?

    2 Answers Jan 15, 2005 at 6:30 AM
  • dating in Hualian

    by nice1 Online Now Jan 13, 2004 at 12:03 AM

    Is there a dating community in Hualian outside of bars?

    1 Answer Jun 28, 2007 at 4:04 AM