'Alishan FunPASS' creates a more locally immersive travel experience!
【Alishan FunPASS】 Alishan Roaming Package | Indigenous Culture X Natural Scenery | Choose 2 Attractions + Choose 1 Gift
Choose 2 tickets for popular attractions in the Chiayi region, and select 1 from numerous must-have souvenirs and a ride on the Alishan electric amusement park car. Within 3 months, you can use the electronic package ticket to explore attractions such as the Tai Ping Suspension Bridge, Dabang Tribe, Dahuayin Waterfall, and more. Enjoy the Zou indigenous culture and mountain forest experience for a deeper and more enriching travel journey!
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｜3 Major Reasons to Buy
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① Alishan National Forest Recreation Area (Full Price Admission Ticket)
The verse "Admire flowers in spring, seek shade in summer, embrace maple leaves in autumn, and behold clouds in winter" vividly describes the myriad charms of the Alishan National Forest Recreation Area throughout the four seasons. Apart from the sacred trees, Alishan also boasts numerous captivating attractions: the Forest Mini Train, the ethereal Sister Ponds, the magnificent and captivating sea of clouds, the beautiful sunrise over Zhu Mountain, Shouzhen Temple, the centuries-old Ciyun Temple, historical landmarks related to forestry, various blooming cherry blossoms and azaleas in spring... The Alishan Forest Recreation Area stands as an internationally renowned tourist destination that epitomizes Taiwan's misty forest belt. It welcomes travelers from around the world to come and explore the rich and beautiful aspects of Taiwan's mountains and forests.
② Taping Suspension Bridge (Full Price)
The Taiping Suspension Bridge is the highest scenic suspension bridge in Taiwan, with a length of 281 meters and an altitude of about 1000 meters. From the bridge, you can overlook the beautiful scenery of Chiayi, including sunsets, evening glow, and sea of clouds. The renowned Meishan 36 Curves can be seen in all its beauty, and due to its excellent vantage point, you can even gaze far across the Jiannan Plain to the Taiwan Strait. The view is completely unobstructed. On clear days, you can overlook the Jiannan Plain, and when clouds rise, you can experience the atmosphere of walking in the clouds.
Apart from ascending the Taiping Suspension Bridge and enjoying the refreshing mountain breeze and vast sky, you can also stroll along the "Cloud South Trail" connected to the bridge This one-kilometer-long trail allows you to experience the aroma of tea in the natural landscape and high-mountain tea gardens.
③ YUYUPAS (Full Price)
The "Yuyupas Alishan Zou Tribe Cultural Village" is located in the Leye Tribe of Alishan Township at an altitude of 1300 meters. "Yuyupas" is a term in the "Zou Tribe" language that symbolizes the blessing of both spiritual and material abundance and well-being. The Yuyupas Village covers an area of three hectares, with tea and coffee plantations, vibrant flowers, fluttering butterflies, and a setting rich in Zou Tribe imagery. Within the village, you can enjoy cultural guided tours and an exquisite experience of Alishan tea and coffee. Additionally, there are superb local Alishan-flavored meals (including vegetarian and Muslim options) and international-level Zou Tribe song and dance cultural performances."
- With the park admission ticket, you can enjoy the following activities for free:
- Zou Tribe Cultural History Museum: Through the guidance of professionally trained Zou Tribe culture interpreters, you will be introduced in an engaging and accessible manner to the millennium-old indigenous culture of the Alishan Zou Tribe, as well as an overview of the tribe's tribal industry, tourism development, and park facilities.
- Maedano Theater: Through music and dance, this theater presents a fusion of tradition and innovation in its song and dance performances. With refined performances, you can experience a completely new Zou Tribe cultural encounter. (Performance times: Morning session - daily 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM, Afternoon session: 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM)
- Scenic Beauty of the Yuyupas Village Area
④ Danaiku Nature Ecological Park (Full Price)
The "Danaiku Natural Ecological Park" is renowned for its fish conservation efforts. Located within the Zou Tribe's Shanyuan Village in Alishan Township, Chiayi County, it sits at an altitude of 500 meters. Stretching along an 18-kilometer path following the Danaiku Creek, the valley is adorned with towering boulders and the creek's crystal-clear water that allows a view of the riverbed. This is the habitat where the rehabilitated salmon can be seen swimming leisurely in the river.
Here, you can not only appreciate the bustling schools of fish, but also the layered valley scenery, the clear blue-green river that mirrors the surroundings like a mirror, allowing you to retreat from the hustle and bustle and immerse yourself in nature. Remember to walk on the Fu-Mei Suspension Bridge and the Dana-Ivai Valley Suspension Bridge, experiencing the grandeur of standing above the valley surrounded by mountains.
Within the park, there is a Zou Tribe song and dance performance theater, a tribal specialty market, and a tribal restaurant. Among them, the Dana-Ivai Valley Dance Troupe is composed of local youth, offering two fixed daily performances that you can watch for free. The performances combine traditional ballads with innovative dances, allowing you to experience the rich Zou-style sentiment.
⑤ National Palace Museum Southern Branch (Admission Ticket)
If you want to delve deep into Chinese culture, then start your exploration at the National Palace Museum! Unlike the palace-style architecture of the Taipei Palace Museum, this place is renowned for its modern-style green buildings. Inspired by three traditional ink painting techniques: "dense ink," "flying white," and "rendering," the concept has evolved into a dynamic interplay of virtual and solid forms.
Not only can you see artifacts from the three main collections of calligraphy and painting, artifacts, and documents, but you can also enjoy large thematic exhibitions. Furthermore, you can relax in the surrounding tropical gardens, waterfront stage, artificial wetlands, and other leisure areas. While feasting your eyes on cultural treasures, you can also unwind. Come and experience a journey of exploring the treasures of Chinese culture - it's an experience that will definitely be worth it!
⑥ Tsou Veoveoana Cultural and Creative Park - Veoveoana Sika Deer Experience, Song and Dance Performance (Experience Voucher)
Veoveoana is named after the hunting ground of the Formosan Sika Deer. It is said that in the past, the Zou Tribe used to chase the sika deer to this place for hunting. Although the traditional hunting practices have ceased, to allow visitors to experience the tribal uniqueness, a deer park and archery field have been specially designed. The aim is to share the stories that unfolded here with you!
If you love the tribe, enjoy Alishan, like spending time outdoors, want to experience close encounters with small animals, and wish to immerse in tribal culture and its distinctiveness, gather your friends and family, and come explore together!
- With the park admission ticket, you can enjoy the following activities for free:
- Zou Tribe Song and Dance Performance: The Yuguwashu Theater is the most artistic and creative venue in the entire Chasing Deer Tribe. In the theater, traditional Zou Tribe indigenous songs, dances, and cultural storytelling performances are the main attractions. (Song and dance performance times: 10:30 AM and 3:00 PM, two performances daily)
- Sika Deer Feeding Experience: Each session has a capacity of 80 participants. If a session is full, you will need to wait for the next one. (Session times: 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM)
⑦ Guanyin Waterfall (Full Price)
Guanyin Waterfall is located in Zhuqi Township, Chiayi County, on a branch of the Niouciou Creek, an upstream tributary of the Puzi River. The stream cascades down from the top of the cliff, and from a distance, it resembles Guanyin, the Buddhist goddess of compassion, standing on her side and pouring water from a pure bottle, which is how the waterfall got its name.
There are a total of 8 waterfalls in the area, with those directly flowing down from the mountain peaks creating spectacular sights in the forested canyon. The Alishan Forest Recreation Area commissioned a professional team to investigate and monitor the area, and it was found that during periods of abundant water flow, the negative ion concentration in the Guanyin Waterfall area can reach between 12,000 and 69,000 units per cubic centimeter. This is beneficial for stress relief and relaxation. When visitors enter the Guanyin Waterfall area, they can experience the misty atmosphere of 'drifting valley rain, rain drifting through the valley, and valley rain drifting.' After climbing the Tiantian Slope Trail, they can admire the unique sight of the stream pouring down the cliff, resembling Guanyin Bodhisattva holding a pure bottle. This area is perfect for nature lovers!
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① Alishan's Fenchihu Old Street - A must-try: "Yahu Grandma's Railway Bento."
After the completion of the Alishan Forest Railway, Fenchihu Station became the largest intermediate station on this railway line. This led to railway personnel and passengers often stopping at Fenchihu Old Street and the station for rest, giving rise to the culture of Fenchihu's railway bento. Coupled with the abundant timber resources of Fenchihu at that time, you can still see many charming wooden buildings and wooden clogs specialties on the old street today. This environment provides a profound sense of Taiwan's nostalgic charm from the past. To gain a deeper understanding of Fenchihu, trying the railway bento is a must.
"Yahu Grandma's Railway Bento" is located very close to Fenchihu Train Station, just a 3-minute walk away. The shop is situated on the ground floor of Yahu Mountain Villa. The railway bento offers three main dishes including pork ribs, chicken leg, and braised pork, along with 10 types of freshly prepared side dishes of the day. With generous portions and quality ingredients, it truly lives up to its legacy of being a bento shop in business for over 60 years. It provides tourists with steaming, fresh, and delightful local flavors, making it a classic culinary recommendation endorsed by the locals of Fenchihu.
② Alishan Electric Amusement Park Car - Round-trip ticket for Zhaoping or Shianglin Line (your choice)
The Alishan National Forest Recreation Area is the first national forest recreation area in Taiwan to use electric amusement park vehicles. The route of the Alishan electric amusement park vehicles is close to many important attractions within the Alishan Forest Recreation Area, such as the literary and artistic atmosphere of the Zhaoping area, the expert-recommended must-visit Shuishan Sanctuary, and the starting point of the pilgrimage to the sacred (giant) tree cluster in the Xianglin area.
③ Alishan Rihchu Store - Millet Maji and Sunrise Cakes
Millet can only be cultivated in high mountain areas above 1000 meters in elevation and was a staple food for people living in the mountains in earlier times. During the Japanese colonial era, due to the difficulty of obtaining food in the mountainous regions, millet was used to make mochi, a sticky rice cake, which was convenient for loggers to carry as a snack while working in the mountains. In modern times, various methods of preparing millet have emerged, resulting in different styles and flavors.
④ Fenqifu Rice Cake Shop - Fenqi Fu Rice Cakes x 1 package
Utilizing grain maturation technology, we craft healthy oil-free baby rice cakes that are low in sugar and salt, free from preservatives, artificial colors, flavors, and trans fats. We retain the traditional rice fragrance and achieve a melt-in-your-mouth texture upon consumption. The sodium content meets the daily intake requirements for children. These rice cakes are suitable for both kids and adults to enjoy without worry. They come in two flavors: original and creamy milk.
Unique serving suggestions: These rice cakes pair well with tea and coffee. They can also be added to milk as a cereal, or spread with jam as a filling. During the summer, try them with a scoop of ice cream for a delightful treat!
⑤ Sheng Li Farm - NT$100 Voucher
Located in Alishan, Sheng Li Farm is a comprehensive farm that combines accommodations, baking, coffee shop, tea processing factory, and restaurant. Here, you can sit down and savor the flavor of Alishan tea while listening to the owner share the unique tea knowledge of Alishan, or leisurely enjoy a cup of rich and pure Alishan coffee in the beautifully scenic coffee shop, relishing a moment of relaxation and comfort.