(Chiayi) The New Alishan Route of Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Bus Welcomes Your Visit to Alishan!
Alishan Forest Railway
Alishan, the beautiful tourist destination of Taiwan in Chiayi County is noted for its enriched mountain wilderness, aboriginal cultures, natural preservations, tea plantations and the Alishan forest railway, one of the world’s three remaining forest railways. Today, to assure all travelers a more convenient way of visiting Alishan, the Taiwan tourist shuttle bus has expanded its service with an additional Alishan route which is expected to start its service from 2011. The Taiwan tourist shuttle bus-Alishan route will be providing shuttle service to and from the Chiayi Train Station and Alishan Forest Recreation Area. For visitors travelling by HSR, you may take BRT bus at exit no. 2 of HSR Chiayi Station and get off at Chiayi Train Station. The Taiwan tourist shuttle bus – Alishan route will be available at the Chiayi City Hall which is located on Zhongshan Road.
Ticket Fare: TWD 221/one-way
1. Chiayi Bus DaYa Station (No.635, Sec. 2, Daya Rd., East Dist., Chiayi City 600, Taiwan (R.O.C.))
2. Chaiyi Station (No.530, Zhongshan Rd., East Dist., Chiayi City 600, Taiwan (R.O.C.))
3. Alishan Station (tickets are available on bus)
Note: Prices may be adjusted slightly without advance notices.
Other than the convenience in transportation of Taiwan tourist shuttle bus to Alishan, the Alishan forest railway- Zhushan and Sacred Tree routes have also resumed since June, 2010. These two routes are two important forest routes for your Alishan travel. Through taking the Zhushan and Sacred Tree routes you may simply appreciate the stunning sunrise views at Zhushan and precious surroundings of Alishan Sacred Tree without a 40minute walk. With the new Taiwan tourist shuttle bus – Alishan route and Alishan forest railway – Zhushan and Sacred Tree routes, you can explore the charms of Alishan efficiently!
Taiwan tourist shuttle services are designed for both local and oversea visitors to have flexibilities when making Taiwan travel plans. There are a total of 21 routes including Yilan-Jiaoxi Route, Taoyuan-Cihu Route, Nantou-Sun Moon Lake Route, Tainan-88 Anping Route, Pingtung-Kenting Route, Hualien-Taroko Route and other 15 routes to major Taiwan tourist attractions for your Taiwan tour.
You may visit the official site of Taiwan tourist shuttle bus for more information