Guguan

Difficulty – 1-4 (out of 5) Duration – 2 days and 1 night (more can be arranged)

The hot spring village of Guguan has plenty to offer the outdoor enthusiast as well as plenty of places to soak in hot water.  There are a number of excellent hikes, known collectively as the 7 Heroes of Guguan, which vary greatly in difficultly, but are all superb.

Nearby Guguan is the Baxian Forest Recreation Area where the Baxian Mountain Hike begins, the hardest of the 7 Heroes.  Baxian is also a great spot for shorter hikes and bird watching.

TYPICAL ITINERARY

There’s a wide variety of activities to do in the Gugaun area including hiking, birding, paintball and hot springs.  Let us know what you’d be interested in and we’ll put together an itinerary.

GRADING AND FITNESS

Grading for Guguan really depends on the hikes and activities you decide to do.  Guguan can be as gentle or as difficult as you like.  Just let us know how hiking you’d like to do.

TRANSPORT

Typically pick up and drop off is from Taipei, but other locations can be arranged, including Taoyuan International Airport. We will travel by car or small van depending upon numbers.  All of our vehicles are insured and all drivers have local licences. 

FOOD

All meals are provided for.  If you have any special dietary requests, allergies or needs, let us know and we’ll be happy to accommodate you. 

ACCOMMODATION

There’s  large range of accommodation in Guguan from small B&Bs to four star hotels.  Just let us know how much comfort you’d like. 

GUIDES AND SAFETY

All of our guides are wilderness first responder certified and carry first aid kits.  They have all spent a lot of time hiking in Taiwan and are wvery experienced in the high mountains.  All of our guides are native speakers of English, but also speak Mandarin and are very knowledgeable about the local mountains, flora/fauna, and culture.

INSURANCE

Taiwan Adventures will provide you with $2 million NTD accident insurance.  However, you must have your own travel and medical insurance.  Our partners at World Nomads Insurance can provide you with travel insurance that covers you for high mountain hiking.  

PRICES

Prices for Guguan start from $45,000NTD for a group of up to three people and include a night’s accommodation, transport, pick up and drop off in Taipei, permits, all meals for the duration of the trip, accident insurance and a guide.  Upgrades to accommodation can be made.

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