• 台灣板橋車站
  • 【Trails of Smangus】Tribal Village X Sacred Trees 2-Day Tour (From Banqiao)
  • 670085
  • TWD 4600.00 / Person
  • Reviews(28) : 364Sold
  • Total Duration
    48Hours
  • Min travelers
    >1 Person
  • Available Date
    All
  • Starting time
    07:00
  • Point accumulation
Smangus is also nicknamed "The Heavenly Tribe" due to the fact that it is the highest tribal village in Taiwan with 1,500 meters altitude. Hike with our guide into the ancient forest of Taiwan cypress and learn the story of Atayal Tribe. ■This tour is recommended for people with good physical conditional and strength. It is important to prepare for the hike with sufficient water, snacks and appropriate gears. ■Minimum PAX: 8 For groups under 8 participants, they will be combined with other tours. ■Professional and certified guide will accompany you for the tour. ■All tours will depart from Banqiao Train Station ■Please be on time, we would not wait for participants arriving late, and refunds will not be available if participants missed the tour for being late.
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    Smangus is also nicknamed "The Heavenly Tribe" due to the fact that it is the highest tribal village in Taiwan with 1,500 meters altitude. Hike with our guide into the ancient forest of Taiwan cypress and learn the story of Atayal Tribe. ■This tour is recommended for people with good physical conditional and strength. It is important to prepare for the hike with sufficient water, snacks and appropriate gears. ■Minimum PAX: 8 For groups under 8 participants, they will be combined with other tours. ■Professional and certified guide will accompany you for the tour. ■All tours will depart from Banqiao Train Station ■Please be on time, we would not wait for participants arriving late, and refunds will not be available if participants missed the tour for being late.

    Experience Intro
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    Hike Difficulty: ★★★ (out of five) Smangus is located in the remote forests in the mountains of Hsinchu County, Taiwan. It is also the most remote tribal village in Taiwan. Smangus It used to be a secluded village completely cut off from the outside world, and it was the last village in Taiwan that gained access to electricity (in 1979). It is home of Taiwanese aboriginal Atayal tribe, and it became a tourist attraction after the top ranked ancient red cypress trees were discovered. Ancient Forest at Cinsbu Hike among the tall cypress trees and enjoy the unique cypress scent. The ancient forest is split in area A and B. While the trails at area B is relatively easy to hike for beginners, area A will be a more difficult hike due to the long trail and numbers of intersections, make sure you have build up your stamina before you take this hike. Available Tours 2/8~2/9 2/28~2/29(228部落連假團!! 不加價) 3/14~3/15 3/28~3/29 4/2~4/3(兒童節連假團!! 不加價) 4/18~4/19 5/2~5/3 5/23~5/24 6/13~6/14 7/11~7/12 7/25~7/26 8/1~8/2 8/15~8/16 To apply the trail entry pass, please enter the following information in the “note to guide” field when you book the experience. 1. Address 2. Emergency contact (full name) 3. Emergency contact number 4. Diet: Vegetarian or not 5. The most difficult climbing/hiking experience 6. Any allergies and medical history 7. The pickup locations are Banqiao or Taichung. If these locations are not ideal for participants, please state it in the “note to guide” field when you book the experience. By booking this experience, participants must agree the following terms 1. All participants need to draw for entry passes, whoever won the draw must participate in person and is not able to transfer his/her entry pass to others. 2. If minimum PAX cannot be met, the experience will be canceled and refund will be arranged. 3. A draw will take place 30 days before the tour, and we will notify the results by email. A refund will be arranged for participants who did not win the draw. 4. Minimum PAX: 8. If the minimum cannot be met, we will combine different groups into one tour. If this cannot be accepted, please do not book the tour. 5. After confirming the tour, but participants still wish to cancel, please see refund policy below: -60% refund will be applied if canceled 15-30 days before the tour -40% refund will be applied if canceled 7-14 days before the tour -20% refund will be applied if canceled 3-6 days before the tour -No refund will be applied if canceled within 3 days before the tour 6. If Sea/Land Typhoon Warning is issued and overlapped with any dates during the tour, the tour would be canceled. Participants can choose to reschedule or get a refund. If the warning is issued when the tour is taking place, the tour will be stopped, and partial fees will be returned. 7. If Torrential Rain Warning is issued on any of the tour locations, the tour would be canceled. Participants can choose to reschedule or get a refund. If the warning is issued when the tour is taking place, the tour will be stopped, and partial fees will be returned. 8. If road blockage/land slide situation after the tour takes place, the tour will be interrupted. Administration fees like transportation and/or entry pass application will be deducted and a refund will be issued. 9. Please follow instruction of our guide during the tour and do not wander off without notifying the guide first. Should there be any injuries/dispute caused by participants wondering off, all cost/responsibility will be taken by that participant. 10. Climbing has its potential risks, our guide will do his/her best to ensure safety for all participants. We are unable to take responsibility for any injuries/deaths caused by participants' negligence. 11. Please make sure you are in good health condition for climbing/hiking, younger participants are not recommended for this tour. Visitors with following conditions are not recommended to participate this tour: hypertension, heart disease, acrophobia, asthma, epilepsy, high blood pressure, pregnancy. 12. For any life-threatening situations on any team members, the tour will be canceled and all participants must retreat together. 13. For safety reasons, participants must be under 65 years old to join this tours.
    Meeting point
    North 2 Door at Banqiao Railway Station, No. 22, Section 2, Xianmin Blvd, Banqiao District, New Taipei City, Taiwan 220
    Itinerary
    1Day 1
    1440Minutes
    0700 Depart from the meeting point → 0900 Yulao Observation Deck → 1000 Xiuluan Inspection Point → 1100 Smangus → 1300 Break time! See the 2500 years old sacred tree, please pack some snack for lunch → 1600 Smangus → 1800 Arrive at Cinsbu for dinner and accommodation (sleeping quarters)
    2Day 2
    1440Minutes
    0700 Breakfast → 0800 Depart from Bed and Breakfast→ 0830 Cinsbu ancient forest entrance → 0930 Intersection between area A and B → 1030 Break time at area B, please pack some snack for lunch → 1120 Mayang Shan Intersection → 1130 Finish up area B tour → 1400 Cinsbu ancient forest entrance → 1700 Neiwan Train Station → 1830 Banqiao Train Station
    Additional Info
    What's Included
    1. Transportation Fee (Banqiao Train Station - Cinsbu - Smangus - Banqiao Train Station) 2. Insurance 3. Guide 4. Dinner on day 1 5. Breakfast on day 2 6. Accommodation for one night at Cinsbu 7. Application fee for trail entry pass
    What's Not Included
    - Lunch for both days, please pack some snacks with you for lunch
    Additional Information
    1. There are time restriction for buses entering/exiting Smangus - buses can only enter Smangus from 15:00 to 15:20 - buses can only exit Smangus from 13:40 to 14:00 2. The meeting point is Banqiao Train Station 3. Please be on time, we would not wait for participants arriving late, and refunds will not be available if participants missed the tour for being late. 4. This experience highly demands stamina, please make sure you are in good health condition for climbing/hiking. 5. Our professional and certified guide will accompany you for the whole tour.
    Possible Cancellation
    1. If Sea/Land Typhoon Warning is issued and overlapped with any dates during the tour, the tour would be canceled. Participants can choose to reschedule or get a refund. If the warning is issued when the tour is taking place, the tour will be stopped, and partial fees will be returned. 2. If Torrential Rain Warning is issued on any of the tour locations, the tour would be canceled. Participants can choose to reschedule or get a refund. If the warning is issued when the tour is taking place, the tour will be stopped, and partial fees will be returned. 3. For road blockage/land slide situation after the tour takes place, the tour will be interrupted. Administration fees like transportation and/or entry pass application will be deducted and a refund will be issued.
    Cancellation Policy
    After confirming the tour, but participants still wish to cancel, please see refund policy below: -60% refund will be applied if canceled 15-30 days before the tour -40% refund will be applied if canceled 7-14 days before the tour -20% refund will be applied if canceled 3-6 days before the tour -No refund will be applied if canceled within 3 days before the tour
    List of Equipment
    1. 21L or larger climbing backpack 2. Rainwear 3. Head lamp 4. Snacks to replenish energy 5. Personal medication (for stomachache or motion sickness) 6. Lunch for both days 7. Personal Identification 8. At least 1 liter of drinking water 9. Garbage bag for trash disposal
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    1/30
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