Xiaowulai Route

Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station(桃客桃園總站) to Xiaowulai Skywalk(小烏來天空步道):
Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station(桃客桃園總站)=>Danan(大湳)=>Republic of Chocolate(巧克力共和國)=>Kimlan Soy Sauce Museum(金蘭醬油博物館)=>Indigenous Culture Center(原住民文化會館)=>Heping Old Street(和平老街)=>Daxi Old Street(大溪老街)=>Daxi Mausoleum(大溪陵寢)=>Cihu(慈湖)=>Old Baiji Tunnel(舊百吉隧道)=>Fortune Temple(財神廟)=>Daxi Tea Factory(大溪老茶廠)=>Jiaobanshan Residence(角板山行館)=>Xiaowulai Skywalk(小烏來天空步道)

 

Xiaowulai Skywalk(小烏來天空步道) to Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station(桃客桃園總站):
Xiaowulai Skywalk(小烏來天空步道)=>Jiaobanshan Residence(角板山行館)=>Daxi Tea Factory(大溪老茶廠)=>Fortune Temple(財神廟)=>Old Baiji Tunnel(舊百吉隧道)=>Cihu(慈湖)=>Daxi Mausoleum(大溪陵寢)=>Daxi Old Street(大溪老街)=>Heping Old Street(和平老街)=>Indigenous Culture Center(原住民文化會館)=>Kimlan Soy Sauce Museum(金蘭醬油博物館)=>Republic of Chocolate(巧克力共和國)=>Danan(大湳)=>Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station(桃客桃園總站)

Tickets and Transport Information

Fare

1.Single journey from Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station to Xiaowulai Skywalk (five section ticket)/full fare and half fare for each section is NT$18 and NT$9 respectively.
2.one day pass NT$ 150 / Full price NT$150 / Discount price NT$75
3.Payment method:easy card, ipass, Taoyuan elders card

Where to buy

1.Ticket on Bus
2.Taoyuan Bus Taoyuan Station

Service Hotline

Taoyuan City Government Tourist Develop Department Tel:+886-3-3322101 Ext:5263

Taoyuan Bus:+886-3-3882002,Service Hour:09:00~17:00

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Announcements

Guidelines for carrying folding bikes on the bus:
As there is no luggage compartment for storage, carrying a folding bike on the bus is not allowed.

Concession tickets guidelines:
1. There are full tickets and half tickets.
2. Half tickets are available to:
(1) Senior citizens at the age of 65 or above, with ROC ID cards or Senior Citizen Cards
(2) Holders of Disabled Cards. Must ride with a guardian or a partner.
(3) Children below 12 years old at height of 115cm and below 150cm can purchase half tickets with valid IDs.
3. Free:
Children at the height of 115cm or below or children below 6 years old but at the height above 115cm are allowed to ride on the buses free with valid IDs. They are allowed to occupy seats. But they must be accompanied by adults with valid tickets. Each adults with valid ticket are allowed to take two children that are eligible to ride on the buses free. All children exceeding the requirements must purchase half tickets.

Guidelines for carrying pets on the bus:
Passengers should carry their pets in cages, baskets, or nets.

Timetable FAQ Xiaowulai Route Guestbook

Xiaowulai Route This play

Tybus Zhongli Station→Xiao Wulai(Sky Footpath)→Daxi Old Street(lunch)→REPUBLIC OF CHOCOLATE

Related scenic spots along the route

Xioa Wulai Skywalk

  “Xiaowulai Skywalk” is dreams come true for visitors who wish to walk in clouds! Fashioned by the Taoyuan City Government, and costing 800 million New Taiwan Dollars (NTD), the skywalk, though unadorned in appearance, possesses a reinforced glass floor that extends 11 meters across open air.
  Walking on the transparent corridor 70 meters above the waterfall base, visitors can command spectacular views of both the Xiaowulai valley and magnificent waterfalls. It only takes 50 NTD to experience “a daredevil height of 70 meters and 360˚ view”. It’s absolutely sensational!

Jiaoban Mountain Park

  While the park is roofed by maples and old pine foliage, the 2 gigantic banyans planted by former President Chiang Kai-shek and Madam Soong May-ling are visitors’ favorite. Moreover, while visitors can have a commanding view of both Tahan Creek and Shihmen Reservoir from the park, they can also take stone flights of stairs down to the shore of Tahan Creek, and go across a suspension bridge to its mouth opposite. 

Daxi Cihu

  Cihu was known in earlier times as Biwei, and today it also has the nickname of Dongkou, or "Tunnel Mouth," due to its location at the exit of the Baiji Tunnel. Cihu also reminded Chiang Kai-shek of his hometown in mainland China. The Cihu Villa was built here in 1959 for Chiang's use, and in 1962 the former ROC president had this area renamed as Cihu, or "Loving Mother Lake," in memory of his mother Wang Tsai-yu.
  After Chiang's death in 1975, Cihu Villa was renamed as the Cihu Presidential Burial Place. The brick mausoleum faces south to the water is built in the style of a southern Fujianese four-sided compound, with a tile roof and circular entryways on the left and right side of the front leading to the ancillary courtyards. There is even an air-raid shelter in the hillside behind the building.
  Apart from the mausoleum, the biggest visitor attraction here is the changing of the honor guard ceremony. On weekends and holidays the cameras are flashing almost non-stop as for this popular ceremony.
Cihu Visitor Center 
  The Cihu Visitor Center is located in a single-story brick building on the side of the parking lot. The displays inside include numerous photographs of Chiang Kai-shek, as well as original and reproduction calligraphy works by the former president. The visitor center store sells a wide selection of souvenir items featuring President and Madame Chiang. Soft figurines of the presidential couple as well as Madame Chiang's beloved honey plum cake are among the most popular items at the store.
Baiji Trail 
  Situated behind Cihu, Baiji Trail was originally part of the Cihu military area but was opened to the public in 1998. The trail is covered by a thick canopy of trees with plenty of scenic views and a rich butterfly ecology to enjoy along the way. The path slopes gently and the entire trail can easily be walked in about an hour, making it a good choice for the whole family. From the highest point on the trail one can also enjoy a panoramic view of Da River (Daxi).
The forest here is composed mainly of secondary forest, old-growth, and bamboo forests. Commonly sighted birds in this area include the mountain Scops-owl, Chinese bamboo-partridge, yellow-throated minivet, crested serpent eagle, Formosan blue magpie, and various members of the Paridae and Turdidae families. Winter is the best time for bird watching. The trail also branches along the way, with routes leading to Xizhou Park, Xishi Pavilion, and the Dajiugong Trail, which offers some of the most picturesque views of Da River (Daxi).
Houci Lake
  Discovering Houci Lake 
Shaped like a crescent moon, Houci Lake is fed by small streams on Baishi Mountain (Baishishan). Originally known as Longguomaipi, it currently serves as an irrigation pool of the Taoyuan Irrigation Association, with a water area of 41,076 hectares, and water volume of 177,500cubic meters or enough to irrigate an area of 117,29 hectares, mainly in the Da River (Daxi) and Sanceng areas.
In the 1950s, Chiang Kai-shek discovered Cihu when his car was forced to stop at the mouth of the Baiji Tunnel and he had to make a detour by sedan chair. The scenery reminded him of his hometown of Xikou Township in Fenghua County, Zhejiang Province. In 1955, The Banqiao family headed by Lin Pen-yuan provided 19 hectares of land in Cihu for the construction of a villa. The "Dongkou Villa," as it was then known, was completed on June 13, 1959, and renamed as the "Cihu Villa" in October 1962.
As part of an evacuation plan for the Office of the President in 1962, Chiang Kai-shek instructed the government to purchase land in Cihu for the construction of an air-raid shelter and wartime command center. Quarters were also constructed here for the secretary-general, chief aid-de-camp, and deputy secretary-general to the president. After Chiang's death on April 5, 1975, this site was renamed as the Cihu Presidential Burial Place. The Cihu Presidential Burial Place Administration was also built here to handle reception and management affairs. The five office buildings at Houci Lake were also transferred to the administration, which came under the management of the Taoyuan County government in November 2007 after the Houci Lake area lost its restricted military status. Since then, the county government has been renovating facilities on the site and making other arrangements for opening the area to the public.
As a restricted area, Houci Lake was long protected from outside interference. This isolation has helped to keep the forest and natural ecology in their pristine state, making this an ideal escape for public recreation.
Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Sculpture Park in Cihu
  Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Sculpture Park is the only memorial park in the world dedicated to statues of a single person. The park was opened in Cihu by the Da River (Daxi) Township Government in 1997. On February 29, 2000, a ceremony was held for the installment of the park's first bronze statue of Chiang Kai-shek (donated by Kaohsiung County). The park was closed for renovation by the Taoyuan County and Da River (Daxi)Township governments and reopened to the public on April 5, 2008.
A total 152 statues of the former president, including both full statues and busts and even equestrian works, can be found at the park today, each with its unique artistic value. Most were donated by schools and government agencies, including the biggest one, which was donated by Kaohsiung City. The sculptures are linked by a network of paths throughout the park. A landscaped courtyard, small bridge and running stream further add to the park's elegant charm.