Teapot Mountain on Taiwan’s north coast has to have some the most amazing views you can get for a day hike from Taipei City. The hike begins in the rejuvenated Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park. I remember visiting this area years and just thinking how depressing it was, but it’s now fully open and makes for a nice place to visit especially in the morning when the crowds aren’t too bad. (more…)
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Posted in Hiking, tagged Banping Mountain, Banpingsan, Banpingshan, Day trip, hike, Hiking, Jinguashi, Jiufen, Taipei, Taiwan, Teapot, Teapot Mountain, Trek, Trekking, Walk, walking on September 12, 2012| 17 Comments »
Posted in Hiking, tagged Beichatianshan, Best, day hikes, day trips, hike, Hiking, Huangdidian, Mountain, Qixingshan, Taipei, Taiwan, Top, Walk, walking, walks, Wuliaojian, Yangmingshan on October 20, 2010| 21 Comments »
I often get people asking for good day trip hikes to do in and around Taipei so I thought I’d write about my own top 5. They’re in no particular order and each one is very different and in terms of terrain and difficulty. All can be done in a day by public transport with the exception of Beichatianshan.