Taiwan offers many opportunities to discover the beautiful island by bike. There are routes for every level of difficulty ranging from high mountain routes to beautiful coastlines.
Also for leisure cyclists Taiwan offers great cicling routes. One of them, around Sun-Moon-Lake was even named amongst the most beautiful cycling routes by CNN.
So why not discover Sun-Moon-Lake or Taroko Gorge by bike?
Taiwan has been abundantly endowed with mountains; 258 of its peaks are more than 3,000 meters high, making Taiwan geographically unique. As mountains can be found anywhere, mountain climbing is a popular leisure activity in Taiwan. One can choose to hike the mountains on the outskirts of the city or accept the challenge of climbing one of the numerous high mountains, following the course of streams and valleys, tracing back to the source of rivers, or crossing entire mountains. In any case, lush scenery will unfold your eyes and it will not take too long for you to be convinced of the beauty of Taiwan's mountains.
Offering over 1,500 kilometers of coastline, studded with sandy beaches and coral reefs, edged with rugged cliffs
and mountains that roll down into the sea, Taiwan is a vast playground for divers and snorkelers.
The summertime is prime season for underwater excursions all over the island while in winter diving experts explore national park Kenting in the south, being rated as best diving spot of the island. Also the offshore islands like Green and Orchid Island offer ideal diving and snorkeling spots.