Taiwan Cycling Tours – King of Mountain

Overview

Popularly known as KoM, King of Mountain is a legendary cycling route spanning 105km and rises from sea level to 3275m elevation. Starting from Hualien City, this challenging journey will pass through Taroko National Park and ends at the summit of Hehuan mountain.

The day starts off with a visit to the iconic spots of Taroko National Park: Swallow Grotto & Eternal Spring Shrine, and then drive up to 1,600m to begin you cycling tour.

During the trip, you will have support by van escort, and a bicycle mechanic. There will also be pit stops along the way should you need to rest.


Important Info

Inclusions

  • 20-speed Road Bike
  • Support Van (Driver and 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

You can choose to complete the full 105km, or start from 38.1km (448m elevation.)

 

06:30 Pick-up from your hotel/B&B in Hualien

  • Qixingtan
    – Cycling Route start.
    – 0k, 0m.
  • Tianxiang.
    – Cycling Route start.
    0k (38.1k), 448m.
  • Xibao Elementary School
    8k (46.1k), 915m
  • Xinbaiyang Service Station
    26.7k (64.8k), 1644m
  • Bilu Sacred Tree.
    41.3k (79.4k), 2150m
  • Guanyuan Gas Station
    52.6k (90.7k), 2374m
  • Dayuling
    56.8k (94.9k), 2565m
  • Wuling.
    65.4k (103.5k), 3274m. Cycling Route end.

15:30 Drive back to Hualien

17:00 Qingshui Cliff

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


 

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