Centered around Qixing Mountain, Taiwan’s highest dormant volcano, Yangmingshan National Park, features 13 hot springs and several scenic trails easily accessible from central Taipei by frequent buses. Smoking fumaroles, Taiwan blue magpies, and rhododendrons growing from andesite rocks stand out as the national park's trademark sights. Enjoy a stroll around Dream Lake and visit Grass Mountain Chateau, Chan Kai-shek’s summer residence. You can see a staggering 1,360 species of plants as you wander around the park's rolling grass hills, which were created after the government burnt forests to prevent thieves from stealing rich sulfur deposits. Covering 114.5 sq km (44.2 sq mi), the area serves as a popular weekend and holiday outing spot. With our world travel planner, Taipei attractions like Yangmingshan National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Tours To Yangmingshan National Park
Taipei Private Custom Full-Day Shore Excursion from Keelung BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $100
Duration: 8 hours
Yangmingshan National Park and Hot-Spring Half-Day Tour from Taipei BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $52
Duration: 4 hours
Yangmingshan National Park Reviews
The park offers a lot of nice hikes and views. It is served by public transportation, so you can easily find transportation from one place to another. In general though it is not too exciting, and I..... more »
A lovely place with fresh air, good views in the cool of December. Suggest to layer your attire as it can be chilly at times when it’s windy but warm when the sun comes out. Most locals pack a picnic.... more »
Best place to hike.Its near from the city.the bus fare is cheaper. beautiful time to visit during spring season from Feb to April. its cherry blossom time.🌸😍😀
Huge national park a short bus ride from Taipei City Centre. Stunning and beautiful scenery. A must visit for anyone coming to Taipei!
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