Report from Japan magazine about Mt.Ali and Fenchihu lunch box.~Fenchihu Hotel.
Mt.Ali is a really famous spot in Taiwan. At the same time, Fenchihu, which is the middle station through the Ali mountain forest railway, is really local. Many travelers here always stay in Fechihu hotel for a night as well as have a delicious lunch box here. How good and relaxing trip you can image!
Most of travelers choose to take the train to Mt.Ali. The train is start from Chiayi station to Mt.Ali, it takes about 2.5 hours, the sceneries along the trip is pretty worth, then all you have to do is enjoy it.
travelers who want to take train, need to book the tickets first! Check here to book the ticket.：http://alishan.railway.gov.tw/
【阿里山火车Ali mountain forest railway】
Ali mountain forest railway is from Chiayi North door station to Ali station, full length is 71.4 km, which can be separated into 2parts. One is form North Road to bamboo Okazaki 14.2 km of Plains sections, and the other one is from the bamboo Okazaki to Ali 57.2 km of mountain sections, also , there are 17 stations among the full trip. Alishan small train is Taiwan's first mountain trains, as well as Council's bid to become the focus of the urban world heritage preservation, which once used to transport the timber across tropical, temperate and boreal forest railway, three climatic regions, also pass through once-prosperous because of transporting wood station. Although past elegance is gone, unique nostalgic atmosphere of the charming small train remaining people's minds.
One can’t miss the well-known Fenchihu lunchbox for their Fenchihu travel! The noted Fenchihu lunchbox has been widely known for more than half a century for its well-preserved taste following the traditional recipe and carefully selected fresh ingredients. Welcome to Fenchihu, you are to enjoy the authentic taste of Fenchihu lunchbox from every bite.“Persistent” is the secret of success of Fenchihu lunchbox!
Towered on the vivid Fenchihu Old Street, the Fechihu hotel has 54 delicately designed rooms, mouthwatering lunchbox, as well as a tea shop and a clog centre to offer all guests a delightful accommodation environment. In addition, a number of complimentary guided tours include Fenchihu Old Street cultural tour, healthy forest rail tour, exciting seasonal fireflies tour, as well as herbal and cypress bath are provided to assure all guests an enriched Fenchihu travel.
→information of Fenchihu Hotel
Make a Reservation：https://www.ezhotel.com.tw/fenchihu/index.php?langtype=1
ADD：No.178-1, Fenqihu, Zhuqi Township, Chiayi County 604, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
"Garage" is the locomotive resting place Alishan Mountain Railway is still the era of steam trains, Fencihu the Alishan Mountain Railway halfway station, but also the Alishan steam locomotive up the mountain, down the connection switching station. Not only because of its architectural characteristics, possessed special value of the Railway Cultural, historic site designated for the county.
The best place to watch the Alishan sunrise is Zhushan, which can be reached by a short train ride from Alishan Train Station.In March and April, the Alishan Forest Recreation Area is filled with beautiful pink and white cherry blossoms.Although the original 3,000-year-old “Sacred Tree” collapsed in 1997, Alishan still has many giant red cypress trees.Guided tours are available during the Alishan Firefly Festival in April and May, but fireflies can be seen here year-round.
There are many famous Taiwanese teas such as Alishan tea and Sun Moon Lake Black tea. The best semi-fermented technique in Taiwan has made a lot of world-famous Taiwanese teas. Nowadays, tea tasting has not only created a trend, it has evolved into an art as well. Many foreign friends pay visits to the tea-producing places just to taste the freshest tea in its originating place. You can found many tea shops in Mt. Ali, why not have a cup of tea there?
Hope you have a nice trip in Taiwan!