Lions Head Mountain Route

Zhubei Station(臺鐵竹北站) to Lion's Head Mountain Visitor Center(獅山遊客中心):
Zhubei Station(臺鐵竹北站)=>Zhubei Entrance(竹北口)=>HSINCHU COUNTY GOVERMENT(新竹縣政府)=>Sheraton hotel-hsinchu(喜來登飯店)=>HSR Hsinchu Station(高鐵新竹站)=>Wunlinge Temple(文林閣站)=>Jhudong tourist Info. center(竹東遊客中心)=>Green world ecological farm(綠世界生態農場)=>Beipu traditional street(北埔老街)=>Emei Station(峨眉站)=>Lion's Head Mountain Visitor Center(獅山遊客中心)

 

Lion's Head Mountain Visitor Center(獅山遊客中心) to Zhubei Station(臺鐵竹北站):
Lion's Head Mountain Visitor Center(獅山遊客中心)=>Emei Station(峨眉站)=>Beipu traditional street(北埔老街)=>Green world ecological farm(綠世界生態農場)=>Jhudong tourist Info. center(竹東遊客中心)=>Wunlinge Temple(文林閣站)=>HSR Hsinchu Station(高鐵新竹站)=>Sheraton hotel-hsinchu(喜來登飯店)=>HSINCHU COUNTY GOVERMENT(新竹縣政府)=>Zhubei Entrance(竹北口)=>Zhubei Station(臺鐵竹北站)

Tickets and Transport Information

Fare 1.Price is calculated by section2.one day pass NT$1003.We accept: easy card, ipass
Where to buy Ticket on Bus
Service Hotline Hsinchu County Government Tourist planning Department Tel:+886-3-5518101, Service Hour: 08:00~17:00ChuanTa Bus INC Tel: +886-3-5538686, Service Hour: 09:00~17:00
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Guidelines for carrying folding bikes on the bus:
1. Carrying folding bikes on the bus is allowed.
2. Please observe the following rules when carrying folding bikes:
(1) You should put the folding bike in a bike bag.
(2)Put it in the luggage compartment for free.

Concession tickets guidelines:
1. There are full tickets and half tickets. All day return tickets are offered at discount prices already. Apologize for no further discount.
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 145cm can purchase half tickets with valid IDs.

Guidelines for carrying pets on the bus:
1.They should not take any seat.
2.Passengers refusing to cooperate with the staffs’ advice, in case of the following, may be refused to ride on the bus. The unused tickets can be refunded in full:
(1) Suffering from serious diseases.
(2) Not carried in cages, baskets, or nets.
(3) Unclean or prone to damage other people and things.
(4) Harmful to public hygiene and other passengers; aggressive and dangerous animals.
(5) Not suitable to be carried on buses.

Timetable FAQ Lions Head Mountain Route Guestbook

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Riding on Lion's Head Mountain Route you can enjoy the beautiful landscapes along Tai Route-3. First, we can visit the Guangming Food Circle that serves exotic dishes, diverse Chinese dishes, and more. Then we visit the most beautiful HSR Station in Taiwan. Beipu Old Street is the best place for you to experience Hakka culture. As to local delicacy, Hakka preserved vegetable buns and mashed tea are highly recommended.
Lion’s Head Visitor Center is established in 2001. Originally, it was Lion’s Head Elementary School, it was rebuilt with simple and diligent Hakka spirit.
Lion’s Head Mountain is a sanctuary of Buddhism and Taoism. Turn right at the visitor information center, you can go to the Water Curtain Cave and Fanyin Temple. It is the largest temple in the north of Lion’s Head Mountain with the lowest altitude among the temple there. There is also a gelatinous rice bridge built in 1918 during the Japanese rule. The scene is archaic there. Highly recommended.


Zhubei Train Station→Green World Ecological Farm→Beipu old Street→Lion's Head Mountain Visitor Center

Riding on Lion's Head Mountain Route you can enjoy the beautiful landscapes along Tai Route-3. First, we can visit the Guangming Food Circle that serves exotic dishes, diverse Chinese dishes, and more. Then we visit the most beautiful HSR Station in Taiwan. Beipu Old Street is the best place for you to experience Hakka culture. As to local delicacy, Hakka preserved vegetable buns and mashed tea are highly recommended.
Lion’s Head Visitor Center is established in 2001. Originally, it was Lion’s Head Elementary School, it was rebuilt with simple and diligent Hakka spirit.
Lion’s Head Mountain is a sanctuary of Buddhism and Taoism. Turn right at the visitor information center, you can go to the Water Curtain Cave and Fanyin Temple. It is the largest temple in the north of Lion’s Head Mountain with the lowest altitude among the temple there. There is also a gelatinous rice bridge built in 1918 during the Japanese rule. The scene is archaic there. Highly recommended.

Zhubei Train Station→Lion's Head Mountain Visitor Center→Quanhua Temple→Nanzhuang Visitor Center→Lion's Head Mountain Visitor Center→Beipu old Street

Related scenic spots along the route

Lions Head Mountain Visitor Center

The Lion's Head Mountain Visitor Center was opened in 2001. It was built over the former Shishan Elementary School and designed to retain the Hakka style. In addition to the facilities, the restaurant, Xixin Tea House is appended to the Visitor Center, offering dining and refreshment services to the public. 

Beipu Old Street

Beipu Old Street have always been one of Taiwan’s famous attraction spot because it has rich culture and resources of Hakka people and aboriginal tribes. Beipu Old Street’s building has more than 160 years of history which it witness the development of the inner mountain area during the late Cing Dynasty. The old historical building also represents the friendly connection between Taiwanese (Southern Fujian) and Hakka. Many visitors came to Beipu Old Street to find the delicious local goods such as dried persimmons, local tea and Hakka snacks. Long-Yuan Bakery has over hundred years of business history in Beipu which sell the greatest dried persimmons, moon cake, yam pastry and taro pastry. Hakka people are particular about planting and harvesting their local tea with quality and they generally serves these tea to their special guest. One of the important dishes in Hakka culture is the Ban-Tiao Noodle and visitor may find this tasty noodle at Old Street Ban-Tiao. Beipu Old Street has many bakeries, restaurants and tea shops with over ten years of business history that gave them the excellent reputation in Taiwan.