Down To Explore

Taiwan adventure and outdoor travel as well as photography workshops and night hikes!

Blue Skies Adventures

Professional hiking and biking trips and guided tours in Taiwan


Parkbus Taiwan connects city dwellers with nature through express, reservable and accessible transportation options to some of the best (and hard to get to) natural areas in Taiwan. Also, check out their Ultimate Guide to Hiking in Taiwan!

Foreigners in Taiwan

US Expats with extensive experience living and working in Taiwan who had to learn many things here the hard way. Now helping others learn more about this beautiful country with their blog.

Go Team Josh

Travel Photography From Taiwan and Asia – Hiking Category


Ecological adventures in Taiwan

ZA Adventure

Outdoor courses and classes, like Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder. Website in Chinese, but the WFA & WFR courses are taught in English and Chinese.

登山 補給站 - 專業戶外活動資訊平台

Keepon has a huge depository of user-uploaded GPX tracks, trail info, and pictures of most of Taiwan’s mountain peaks. It’s especially useful for the less popular hikes. However, it’s all in Chinese. Just search using the Chinese name of your destination and good luck!

The View from Taiwan

Blog on history and politics in Taiwan from Taichung, Taiwan. (Currently not updated, but has plenty of great content)

Taiwan Hikes: Free guided hikes in Taiwan

Want to get started with hiking in Taiwan but not sure where to begin? Start here first!


Geography, history, engineering and economics of Taiwan’s reservoirs and water resources, as well as other interests.

Seek Adventure - Adventure Map

An interactive Google Map which helps you find in-depth trail guides from Bloggers and YouTubers around the world. 

Taiwan Trails and Tales

A guide to get you out of the city and into the hills

Spectral Codex

Everyday life and adventures in Taiwan and beyond. An experiential journal of synchronicity and connection, hidden histories, neglected places. Formerly known as Synapticism.

Follow Xiaofei

List of several hundred of Taiwan’s waterfalls and how to get to them – as well as hot springs, beaches, lakes and camping.