Let's Hike to Sacred Mother Peak and Relax in Hot Springs
1-2 beginner Protected content 5-6 strenuous
Hiking Level: 4 moderate. ( be physically fit)
The Town of Jiaoxi is located on Taiwan's east coast in Yilan County just a 1 hour bus ride from Taipei City. There is a hotel which have gone many times so it has water pressure massage, hot springs, sauna $300 NT for more details click on the link below:
A circular white church constructed on a mountain by hiking pilgrims. Sacred mother Peak makes for a very fine and fairly straight forward hike through some beautiful countryside. It's quite a good workout, as there's over Protected content of vertical climb from the trail head to the top, distance 12.25 Kilometers duration 6 hours but it's along a well constructed path, so the going isn't too difficult, and it's impossible to gen lost. Photo provided by Explore Taipei
At the summit is a large concrete platform reached by a steep flight of steps, which climb past metal plaques representing fourteen stations of the cross. The view from here on a fine day is magnificent; the coastal hills, the pancake-flat Lanyang Plain, the Pacific Ocean and even Turtle Island all lie spread out below. It's slightly surreal place, and definitely a one-off, in Taiwan at least.
Wufengchi Waterfalls: Plunging a combined total of one hundred meters, the threei Waterfalls are one of Yilian Country's star attractions. The first(lowest) fall is quite small, but just above it, the second fall makes an impressive plunge of 25 meters, and the third one plunge 40 meters surrounded by an amphitheater of sheer cliffs, is quite spectacular, and probably the most impressive sight on the whole hike. (Taipei Escapes 1 by Richard Sounders)
Bring the following
1. hiking shoes or tennis shoes with good grip.
2. Bring Lunch
3. 1 litter of water
4. Swimming suit and swimming hat
5. $300 easy card for round trip bus tickets.
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