Hualien Tour Guide: 10 REAL Reasons Why Using a Tour Guide in Hualien is a Great Idea.

We’re often asked: “Why should I use a tour guide or adventure service when in Hualien?” I know what you’re thinking: I’m a DIY-er with loads of travel experience, why would I need someone to show me around when I can just explore on my own? And the truth is, technically you don’t! But you can see a heck of a lot more and have a way better experience when you do!

Here are 10 REAL reasons using a tour guide in Hualien is a great idea.

Taroko Gorge National Park: The Jewel of Taiwan Taroko Gorge Tour Hualien Tour

It is easy to pass by the small island of Taiwan on a map of the world. When most westerners think of Taiwan, they rarely, if ever, think “tropical island” and all too often think of the “made in” tags on their computers and electronics. But what many people don’t realize is that Taiwan is actually one of the most stunning islands on earth that nobody is talking about. Ilha Formosa, the name written in the logs of a passing Portuguese merchant ship in 1544 simply means, Beautiful Island. An appropriate name for a place nestled in the Pacific Ocean, hugging the Tropic of Cancer and covered with verdant green tropical and subtropical forests, towering mountains, sandy beaches, sparkling blue rivers and more waterfalls than one could even imagine. Yet amidst all this abounding natural beauty, one place stands out above all others. Taroko Gorge National Park.