Taiwan Cycling Tours – East Coast & East Rift Valley

Overview

Enjoy the best of both worlds in this 2D1N tour that allows you to explore the most scenic coastal route in Taiwan (Highway 11), ride past expanses of rice paddy fields, and coast along valleys bordered by mountain ranges (East Rift Valley).

While this journey is not strenuous as most of the route is on flat roads, this is a route that requires endurance and stamina as it covers 335km over 2 days.

Day 1 starts from Hualien City, and involves a 170km route along the coastal highway, Route 11. Consisting mostly of flat and straight roads along the coastline, the route ends at Taitung City. On Day 2, start from Taitung city, and head back to Hualien City through the rift valley, Route 9. A 165km journey, the roads are mostly flat, with short distances in between requiring small elevation gains of less than 100m.

 


Important Info

Inclusions

  • 30-speed City Bike
  • Support Van (Driver & Mechanic)
  • Tolls surcharge
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Hualien City pick-up & drop off
  • Photographs of your tour

Exclusions

  • Cycling gear (Helmet, shoes, clothes)
  • Entrance fees
  • Souvenirs and personal expenses
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Gratuity (optional)

 

Additional Info

  • This tour needs to be booked a minimum of 3 days in advance.
  • Bookings are subject to availability of our guides. Kindly note that submission of a booking request does not automatically confirm your booking.  
  • Pick up time is approximate and varies according to your hotel/B&B location and traffic conditions.
  • Transport will be via an air-conditioned mini van.
  • To process travel insurance for each participant, passport name and number for all participants are required at the point of booking.

 

Deposit & Refund Policy

  • A deposit of 10% of the total price is required before your booking is confirmed.
  • Deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • If the tour is unable to proceed due to extreme weathers conditions (e.g. typhoon, earthquake), the deposit will be refunded.

Itinerary

[DAY 1: East Coast/Route 11]

07:30 Pick-up from your hotel/B&B in Hualien

  • Hualien City
    – Cycling Route start
    – 0k, 0m.
  • Yanliao
    – 14.3k, 0m.
  • Xinshe
    – 44.2, 0m.
  • Shitiping
    – 64.9k, 0m.
  • Lunch
  • Changhong Bridge
    – 68.9k, 0m.
  • Three Saints Island
    – 111.0k, 0m.
  • XiaoYeLiu
    – 158k, 0m.
  • Taitung City
    – 170k, 0m. Cycling Route end.

17:30 Drop-off at your hotel/B&B in Taitung City


[DAY 2: East Rift Valley/Route 9]

07:30 Pick-up from your hotel/B&B in Taitung City

  • Taitung City
    – Cycling Route start
    – 0k, 0m.
  • Luye Town
    – 25.6k, 0m.
  • Brown’s Avenue
    – 50.5k, 0m.
  • Chishang Town (Lunch)
    – 51.5k, 0m.
  • Yuli Town
    – 81.7k, 0m.
  • Ruisui Town
    – 102.0k, 0m.
  • Guangfu Town
    – 121.0k, 0m.
  • Hualien City
    – 165k, 0m. Cycling Route end.

17:30 Drop-off at your hotel/B&B in Hualien City

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