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"Lonely Planet" Autumn Vacation Introduction to the New Taipei City Suburbs Hiking Trails

"Lonely Planet" Autumn Vacation Introduction to the New Taipei City Suburbs Hiking Trails
News 2017/9/10
Date 2017/09/10 - 2017/12/31
Organizer Tourism and Travel Department, New Taipei City Government
Press Release by the Tourism and Travel Department, New Taipei City Government September 10, 2017
"Lonely Planet" Autumn Vacation
Introduction to the New Taipei City Suburbs Hiking Trails

[New Taipei City] The magazine "Lonely Planet", a global backpacker's travel bible introduced the New Taipei City Suburbs Hiking Trails on the 2017 Chinese edition in September/October as the recommended tour for autumn vacation! The theme "Ready-to-go Autumn Easy Trip" on the column "Easy Trips" of the magazine reports the waterfall trips along New Taipei City Forest Hiking Trails and the visits of secret spots, the roaming in the ancient city along Myanmar's Ayeyarwady and the trip to one of Japan's three ancient hot springs Shirahama Onsen at Wakayama for the appreciation of wonderful natural scenery.
For the first time, New Taipei City Suburbs Hiking Trails are reported by the most leading travel guide; the Lonely Planet magazine introduces the three hiking trails in the suburbs of New Taipei City, including Pingxi Dongshige Old Trail, Wanggu Lingjiaoliao Walking Trail and Pinglin Jingualiao Fish and Fern Trail. The article indicates that these hiking routes have great views of a variety of beautiful natural scenery that combines with the atmosphere of ecological humanities. With the convenient transportation, it's suitable for people who would like to hide in the cooling mountains and forest while exploring nature. The impression of Pingxi is not limited to the sky lantern and its trains, the remnants of Jianyuan Coal Mine are everywhere along Dongshige Old Trail, the primitive natural forest and hiking paths are mainly located under the tree shades along the small creeks, it's a hiking path, friendly but rich in landscapes that are worthy of visiting. Along the Pingxi Line between the two quiet stations, Wanggu and Linjiao, the Lingjiaoliao Mountain Walking Trail renovated by the Taipei City Government links Wanggu Waterfall and Linjiao Scenic Area, where the scenery of green pond in front of the waterfall looks enchanting. People can also visit Lingjiao Old Bridge and Tsai Family mansion; the Jinguaoliao Fish and Fern Trail located at the tea town located at the upstream of Pinglin Beishi River, people can explore the ecological beauty of forest stream at lower altitudes, take a glimpse of the abundant landscapes including a variety of ferns to see the features of the environment and the diversity of creatures.
The Tourism and Travel Department of New Taipei City Government indicated that New Taipei City has many beautiful suburbs resources, which are good places, leisure and healthy for the general public. The "2017 New Taipei Mountain Climbing Festival" launched by the collaboration of New Taipei City Government and Lamigo International Agency continues the core idea for its activities, "Mountain Friendliness·Easy Trips", with the selected three major themes, "Stream Trail", "Waterfall Trail" and "Forest Trail". In combination with an abundant guided tour and feature local delicacies, it's the launch of easy trips integrating natural ecology and cultural atmosphere, thus people can deeply experience local specialties. They will add even more fun to mountain hiking activities. For the package tour registration information, please go to the New Taipei City Tourism website (tour.ntpc.gov.tw) for enquiries. In addition, in order to encourage more people to experience the glamour of mountain friendliness of New Taipei City, a lucky draw of good gifts provided for the people who collect cooling trail activities held by the collaboration of Tourism and Travel Department of New Taipei City Government and Hiking Biji. For details, please go to the activity webpage of Hiking Biji ( https://goo.gl/xoFyme).

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