It would be a big pity if you leave the Taroko National Park without hiking on these two trails.
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
If the Taroko National Park is the crown of Taiwan’s tourist attractions, the Zhuilu Old Road and the
Baiyang Trail (Water Curtain Cave) are the two most treasurable rubies on the crown. So be sure to include these two trails in your itinerary if you are visiting the national park to make the trip most complete and memorable.
It would be a big pity if you leave the Taroko National Park without hiking on these two trails. The article will focus on application for entry to the Zhuilu Old Road as well as brief description of the two trails.
The Zhuilu Old Road was part of the old Cross- Hehuan Mt. Road during the Japanese Occupation and a narrow pass of 500 meters from the 2.6k mark to the 3.1k mark was chiseled out across the upper face of the tall Zhuilu Precipice, which is made of marble rocks.
Along the trail, there are a few tribal ruins and Japanese rule monuments of historical and cultural values. [FULL STORY]