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Apply for Park Permit

Please read the following regulations before applying

Confirmation of thorough acknowledgement and understanding of "Important Notices for Park Entry" prior to applying.

When Typhoon Warnings has been issued, bushfire taking place or in other emergency situations, the Administration Headquarter will announce contingency plans to restrict access. Permits granted access during that period will be deemed void (ineffective).

Leader’s responsibility for applying Park Ecological Protection Areas Entry Permit: First, I as applicant, fully understand the personal data and the travel plans for team members. Untrue information that lead the officer to upload into official documents and cause damage to the public or others, will be punished under criminal law of forgery according to "the publication of false matters". Second, I as applicant committed to convey to the leader and team members about the requirements and commitments addressed on the "Park Ecological Protection Areas Entry Permit". Leader must carry the permits and team members’ identity documents for admission checking purpose.

Commitment to ecological protection: 1. Fully understand the ecological vulnerability, and attend the workshop that mitigate ecological impacts before hiking trip. 2. Fully understand leave no trace guidelines, aware and remind the team members or climbers to pay attention on their behaviors. 3. Coordinate with the national parks patrol volunteers’ conservation action, and help persuade members or climbers on their behaviors. 4. Avoid artifacts which will affect wildlife, and authorize Taroko National Park Headquarters to scrap the ownerless belongings.

Commitment to safety hiking: 1. Fully understand the disaster and weather information within the park area, and attend the security maintenance workshops before hiking trip. 2. Fully informed of the physical and mental condition of all team members, and enhance self-training and reinforcing the skills before hiking trip 3. Fully understand the contingency plans at wilderness area, ensure carry the climbing equipment and supplies. 4. Carry sufficient communications equipment and batteries, and keep in touch with the rear personnel and families on regular basis. 5. Always observe the climate and team members’ condition along the hiking trip, and response properly that based on the principle of safety first. 6. Comply with the inspection and guidance of National Parks Conservation Volunteers, and never climb if there is any security concern.

When apply for "Other" route, the system only accepts applications for Ecological Protected Area. Applications for areas outside Ecological Protected Area will be rejected.

Application Submission Time Regarding Hiking Admission

1、 Mt. Qilai, Qilai North Peak, Qilai Mountains, East section of Mt. Qilai, Qilai South Peak, Mt. Nanhu, Nanhu-Zhongyangjian, Section 1.~2. North of Central Mts., Section 2. North of Central Mts., Mt. Shuan-Mt. Lingming, Mt. Shuan single ascent, Bilu- Yangtou Trek, Mt. Qingshui, and other routes:
(1)Apply 7-30 days before entry. (Note: Other Routes require independent case verifications, which take longer time. Please cooperate during the process.)
(2)Each application is only applicable to one team. A team can be consist of a maximum of 12 people. A separate (new) application should be applied when the number of team members is greater than 12. An applicant can be a team member or a team leader once a day. (For example, one cannot be a member of a team and the leader of another on the same day.)
(3)Applications submitted less than 7 days before entry will not be accepted.
(4)Applications submitted within 30 days before entry will be arranged in the order of submission time.
(5)Once an application is approved, the date of entry, party members (including the leader, team members, Emergency Coordinator) cannot be altered or added. Cancellation (for individual or for the entire party) is acceptable. Additional applications should be submitted when additional members wish to participate.

2、 Mt. Yangtou, Mt. Bilu single ascent route:
(1)Apply 3-30 days before entry. (The application is before 3 pm the day before consecutive holidays before entering on Tuesday to Friday and before 3 pm on Friday.)
(2)Each application is only applicable to one team. A team can be consist of a maximum of 12 people. A separate (new) application should be applied when the number of team members is greater than 12. An applicant can be a team member or a team leader once a day. (For example, one cannot be a member of a team and the leader of another on the same day.)
(3)Applications submitted less than 3 days before entry will not be accepted.
(4)Applications submitted within 30 days before entry will be arranged in the order of submission time.
(5)Once an application is approved, the date of entry, party members (including the leader, team members, Emergency Coordinator) cannot be altered or added. Cancellation (for individual or for the entire party) is acceptable. Additional applications should be submitted when additional members wish to participate.

3、Zhuilu Old Road single day route:
(1)Submissions are accepted between 3 pm the day before the day of entry to 30 days before the day of entry.
(2)An applicant can only apply for a 12-people party once a day for Zhuilu Old Road. An applicant can be a team member or a team leader once a day. (For example, one cannot be a member of a team and the leader of another on the same day.)
(3)The latest submission time for Zhuilu Old Road is before 3 pm the day before entering on Tuesday to Friday and before 3 pm on Friday for entry on Saturday to Monday. The application should be applied before 3 pm the day before consecutive holidays. The applications submitted within 30 days before entry will not be limited by the regulations mentioned above.
(4)Applications submitted within 30 days before entry will be arranged in the order of submission time.
(5)Once an application is approved, the date of entry, party members (including the leader, team members, Emergency Coordinator) cannot be altered or added. Cancellation (for individual or for the entire party) is acceptable. Additional applications should be submitted when additional members wish to participate

Please watch "Zhuilu Old Road Safety Announcement Video" if one wish to apply for "Zhuilu Old Road".

[Emergency Plan]

  1. Bring personal and group mountain equipment (snow climbing equipment for snow season)

  2. Bring communication gadgets and GPS and update the hiking schedule regularly with family member or emergency contact person.

  3. Be aware of the natural disaster and weather information in the park. Hiking Safety and Environmental Education Guide is required to be read before your entry.

  4. Fully understand your members’ health condition.  Self-training of mountain skills is required before your entry.

  5. Safety first is the principle of your hiking. Please cooperate with the park rangers when checking the permit and follow their guidance if needed.

  6. Be sure to buy insurance.

[Environmental Maintenance]

  1. All members will obey the regulations of Yushan National Park.

  2. Fully understand Leave No Trace guidelines and maintain minimum impact to the environment.

  3. Do not interrupt plants and wildlife and leave no rubbish.

  4. Keep your steps only on trails.

  5.  Coordinate with the national parks patrol volunteers’ conservation action, and help persuade members or climbers on their behaviors. 

Confirmation of thorough acknowledgement and understanding of "Zhuilu Old Road Admission Fees" prior to applying, and of passing on the information to all team members.

I have read and understood the regulations above and will follow National Park Regulations.