Cycle the Five Extremes Around Taiwan is a cycling challenge that entails reaching the five extreme points of the Taiwan main island, including the North, East, South West, and the highest paved road at Wuling Pass, which stands at an elevation of 3,275 metres.
Cycle the Four Extremes Around Taiwan is a cycling challenge that involves reaching the four extremes – north, east, south and west – while circumnavigating the island. It is also known as ‘Da Huan Dao’.
A day by day itinerary plan complimenting the official Cycle Route No. 1 with additional suggestions and alternate routes to enhance your experience and ensure a smoother ride.
Discover the intricacies of cycling on the Suhua Highway, from managing potential risks to embracing its rewards. This guide provides practical tips for planning a safe and enjoyable journey along this unique route.
Discover the breathtaking beauty of Yangmingshan National Park in Taiwan! 5 Cycle routes offer panoramic vistas, from Pingjing Street to Yangde Boulevard or Balaka Highway and the North Coast
My first half of the 10-day cycling trip in the mountain ranges of Taiwan from the northern tip to the southern tip
Taiping 36 Bends, or Meishan 36 Bends 梅山36彎 as known in Chinese, is a 15km route with 800m elevation gain in Meishan, Chiayi. It’s famous among local cyclists for its 36 hairpin turns and beautiful scenery along the way.
An one day cycling trip from Taipei to Houtong Cat Village, Houtong Mines, Sandiaoling Tunnel and Shifen
There are altogether 25 branch and circular routes planned along Taiwan Cycling Route No. 1. You can incorporate them into your itinerary if you want to see more. Here are the maps and GPX files.
An alternative route for Day 1 of Cycling Route No. 1 for doing the around-the-island in Taiwan. It has more bikeways, less traffic and more rural views.