5 Days Snow Mountain Trek (Taiwan)

Xueshan or Hsuehshan or Snow Mountain 雪山 a mountain in Heping District, Taichung, Taiwan. It is the second highest mountain in Taiwan and in East Asia, at 3,886 m (12,749 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Shei-Pa National Park and it is visible in good weather from hills near Taiwan’s capital Taipei.

There are two cabins on the trail. The first, Qika Cabin, is at the 2.0 km mark. The second, 369 Cabin, is at the 6.9 km mark. Both cabins are very basic containing bunker style beds. Hikers must bring their own sleeping and cooking gear. The peak is at the 10.9 km.

There is abundant of snow during winter and it is a great place to play snow and appreciate the snow scenery. Our local leaders are equipped with snow climbing training. Come with us for a taste of snow-capped beauty of Snow Mountain!

Special Note: It is recommended that all climbers should have themselves medically checked before attempting any mountain climb. If you have a history of suffering from the following ailments, it is highly recommend that you should refrain from climbing: Hypertension, Diabetes, Palpitation, Arthritis, Heart disease, severe anemia, Peptic ulcers, Epileptic fits, Obesity (overweight), Chronic asthma, Muscular cramps, Hepatitis (jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climber.

Day 1: Arrival Taipei. Overnight Hotel City Inn Branch I or similar (Own transfer)
Day 2: Taipei – Trailhead – Cika cabin (Qika Hut, 2,406m, abt 2hrs/ 2km trek) (D)
Day 3: Cika cabin (Qika Hut) – Snow Mt East Peak – 369 Hut (3100m) – Summit (3886m) – 369 Hut (abt 10hrs trek) (BD)
Day 4: 369 Hut – Trailhead – Taipei Overnight Hotel City Inn Branch I or similar (B)
Day 5: Departure (Own transfer)

Day 1: Arrival Banqiao New Taipei City (Self arrange transport). Overnight Hotel Morwing or similar

Day 2: 1900 Banqiao Train Station →2200 Nanshan Village Homestay. Overnight Homestay

Day 3: 0600 Nanshan Village → 0800 Snow Mt Trail Head →0900 Qika Hut →1100 KuPo View Platform (Own Lunch) →1300 Snow Mt East Peak (3201M)→ 1500 369 Hut (Overnight Hut: BD)

Day 4: 0300 369 Hut (Light pack) →0400 7.8K Black Forest →0530 Snow Mt Valley →0630 Snow Mt Peak (3886M)→1030 369 Hut (Own Lunch) →1430 Trail Head →1930 Banqiao Train Station. Overnight Hotel Morwing or similar (B)

Day 5: Departure (Self arrange transport to Airport)

LAND Price per person in SGD

Tour Code: TWN-SM_05

Cost per person
Private Group: 4 pax & above$ 580
Join-In Group: 7 pax & above
30 Apr – 04 May 2020
$ 480
Single supplement+ $ 120
Price is subjected to changes without prior notice
AirfareBy Scoot from S$ 400 with taxes

LAND Price includes

  • Experience local mountain guide (1 guide : 7 trekkers)
  • Return transfer Taipei City/ Banqiao to Wuling Farm
  • Wuling Farm entrance fees (for Private group only)
  • Meals in the mountain (except lunch)
  • Porterage for communal gears and food (No need sleeping bag as is provided in Hut)
  • Mountain hut accommodation (2 nights – Private Group & 1 night for Join-In Group
  • Homestay 1 night for Join-In Group
  • Complimentary adventure consultation
  • Local Nanshan Insurance
  • 2 nights Twin Share in Hotel  (Taipei for Private Group – CityInn Hotel Taipei Station Branch I or similar) or (Banqiao for Join- Group – Morwing Hotel or similar)

Price excludes

  • All airfare + taxes
  • Airport transfer
  • Other transport not mentioned
  • All other meals not mentioned
  • Wuling entrance fees not included for Join-In Group (TWD 130/160)
  • Travel insurance
  • Rental of ice crampons (NT 350)
  • Private porterage (about S$850 per porter)  with max weight of 30kg