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nice place, just 30 minutes off the road 166(go down at km 72.2 marker), the trail end (or start... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Hualien, Taiwan
A good walk to Swallow cliff

It is a 25-min interesting walk to the Swallow cliff. The water volume of the falls was low during... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
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11 Aug 2017
15 Dec 2016
“A good walk to Swallow cliff”
Ruishui Chanyedaoru, Meishan Township, Taiwan
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

nice place, just 30 minutes off the road 166(go down at km 72.2 marker), the trail end (or start) in ruili so you can go along or you can go back and get another path and reach by a nice pedestrian trail the yuntan falls...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

It is a 25-min interesting walk to the Swallow cliff. The water volume of the falls was low during the winter month of December but still worth the while to visit.

Thank DWELSingapore
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The walk to Rueilli swallow cliff is quite tough as it goes downhill all the way from the start to the cliffs and then uphill or rather upstairs all the way back. Nothing flat here. Hundreds of steps down to go, hundreds of steps to...More

1  Thank frenchguyinkl
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Look guys , this walk to really tough. I've cycled 100 miles Ina day and I'd think twice about doing the whole 'youth trail ' in a day . That said , you can come in from the easier side (not Ruili) and it's ok...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 3 January 2016

the swallow cliff is an awesome spot in taiwan. probably one of the most beautiful spots you can find. if it has rained, there will be some waterfalls falling of the cliffs, which makes it more mystical. it looks like you timetravelled back to the...More

1  Thank Tanja I
Reviewed 20 October 2015

It is easy for beginners but the view is absolutely great! It only takes around 2 hours and is a very good way to spend a morning.

Thank chauada
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The swallow cliff is about halfway through the youth ridge trail. The actual trail is 2400 meters long and you have two options where to start. Firstly you can start at the trailhead next to the police station in ruili or the second option is...More

4  Thank Lardylove
Reviewed 29 December 2014

It was worth the walk. There were plenty to see on the way there. We could see some water falling although we were told by our MinShu host that the waterfall would be more prominent and view more magnificent during summer time when it rained...More

Thank TanCH
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

The spot to the area was not visible. We had to ask the locals around and then found out that you just walk through path opposite a school. The path starts with very steep steps and sheltered by a lot of trees. We descended down...More

2  Thank Susan T
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Though it's popular among Taiwanese people, there aren't too many tourist to make you feel unconfortable. And it's one of a few places in Chiayi where you can't find any Chinese tourists. (you know, there are too many Chinese tourists in Taiwan now, especially at...More

2  Thank borntobeotaku
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