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Swallow Grotto(Yanzikou)

This part of Tailuge (Taroko) Gorge is composed of marble cliff faces covered with small holes, the result of long-term erosion by river and ground water. House swifts and Pacific swallows often forage and nest here, giving the place its name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
TEL:
+886-3-862-1100~6
Address:
Xiulin Township, Hualien County
Longitude/Latitude:
121.56662/24.172846
Web:
http://old.taroko.gov.tw/English/?mm=5&sm=1&page=9#up
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 5 → Exit at the Su-ao Interchange → Prov. Hwy 9 → Prov. Hwy 8

Public:

Air:

  1. From Kaohsiung International Airport fly to Hualien on Mandarin Airlines.
    Hualien Airport

Train:

  1. Take a train to Xincheng Railway Station, continue by rental car to Swallow Grotto (Yanzikou).
  2. Take a train to Hualien Railway Station, continue by Hualien Bus (New Hualien Station-Tianxiang Line) to Swallow Grotto (Yanzikou) stop.
Remarks:

Trail Conditions: http://www.taroko.gov.tw/zh-tw/Event/TrailCondition?id=111&brief=true