Hiking Tianshangshan: Viewing Tung Blossoms

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN ON DECEMBER 3RD.

Tianshangshan is 430 meters high and stretches across Sanxia, Xindian, and Tucheng. It overlooks far and wide and stands erect above all other peaks in the area. The area is famous for its glorious Tung tree blossoms that bloom from the end of April until early May, which we hope to see on this trip. The Taiwanese call it April or May snow because the falling blossoms that cover the area look like snow falling. During this hike we will visit the beautiful Chengtian Chan Temple, built by monks in 1951. It is a quiet and graceful place and a popular tourist spot. The hike is moderately strenuous with many stairs. The trail, paved with stone and wood is about 10K long (including 3K on the road) with 500 meters ascending. We recommend a reasonable level of fitness for this hike. Wear sturdy shoes with a good grip; bring water, snacks and sun/rain protection.

Instructor: Dory Chung

Online pre-registration closes 5 days before an activity begins!
If you are interested in this activity after this deadline, please contact The Center.

May 8th, 2019 9:00 AM   through   1:30 PM
Yongning MRT Station, Exit 2
捷運藍線 永寧站 2號出口
Taipei, 111
Taiwan
Phone: +886 (2) 28368134
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Culture & Tours in Taiwan NT$ 800.00

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