Firefly Toursm
Fireflies are winged beetles that produce intermittent light from their lower abdomen. Today, there are about 2,000 firefly species found mostly in moisture and humid regions of Asia and the Americas. We recommend top firefly spots in Taiwan, hotels nearby and firefly tours for your Taiwan travel!

Top Firefly Spots in Taiwan

Sun Moon Lake Scenic Area

Sun Moon Lake Scenic Area

No.599, Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi, Chiayi, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Xitou Nature Education Area (Xitou Forest Recreation Area)

Xitou Nature Education Area (Xitou Forest Recreation Area)

No.9, Senlin Ln.,, Lugu Town, Nantou County, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Chengtian Chan Temple

Chengtian Chan Temple

Meiling Scenic Area

Meiling Scenic Area

Wanqiu, Nanxi District, Tainan City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Neiwan Old Street

Neiwan Old Street

Zhongzhen Rd.,, Neiwan Village, Hengshan Town,, Hsinchu County,, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Dongshi Forest Garden (Tungshih Forest)

Dongshi Forest Garden (Tungshih Forest)

Liyu Lake

Liyu Lake

Shoufeng Township, Hualien County, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Alishan Forest Recreation Area

Alishan Forest Recreation Area

No.59, Zhongzhen Village, Alishan Town, Chiayi County, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Shengxing Railway Station

Shengxing Railway Station

No.89, Shengxing Village, Sanyi Township, Miaoli County, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Firefly Exhibition Center

Firefly Exhibition Center

No.31, Daqingkeng, Guishan District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Yangmingshan National Park

Yangmingshan National Park

No.1-20, Juhzhi Lake Road, Beitou District, Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Wulai Scenic Area

Wulai Scenic Area

Wulai Township, New Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Danongdafu Forest Park

Danongdafu Forest Park

Dafu Village, Guangfu Town, Hualien County, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Namasia

Namasia

No.1, Anshan Ln, Namasia District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Sheding Nature Park

Sheding Nature Park

Hengchun Town, Pingtung County, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Firefly Tours in Taiwan

Taipei
Yangmingshan National Park

Yangmingshan National Park

Date: 2019/04/20-05/19
Events/Activities: Guided firefly tours are available. Advance reservation is required to join these splendid guided firefly tours. In addition, visitors may also explore the abundant sites of Yangmingshan National Park such as Yangmingshan Hot Spring and Cingtiangang, as well as enjoy fresh mountain delicacies for a colorful Taipei travel.

New Taipei City
Wulai, New Taipei City

Wulai, New Taipei City

Date: 2019/04/27-06/30
Location: Wulai District, New Taipei City, Yun-Hsien Dreamland Park
Events/Activities: Wulai is an unspoiled small town surrounded by spectacular mountains ranges, running rivers, and hot springs, all provide good habitats for firefly. Other than abundant natural resources, Wulai features an indigenous culture that displays the native culture, tradition habitations, and historical artifacts of the Atayal aboriginal tribe that is worth a visit as well.

Nantou
Sun Moon Lake, Nantou

Sun Moon Lake, Nantou

Date & Time: April-May
Location: Sun Moon Lake
Events/Activities: The best time to spot fireflies in Sun Mon Lake area is from April to May. Visitors may spot fireflies in areas of Taomi Village, Lianhuachih-Research Center, Toushe area or South Village of Xinyi Town.

Nantou
Xitou Nature Education Area

Xitou Nature Education Area

Date: 2019/04/06-04/28
Location: Lugu Tourist Center, Nantou
Events/Activities: The enchanted Sitou (Xitou) Nature Education Area in Lugu Town of Nantou features abundant natural resources and ecosystems, including bamboo forest, divine trees, ginkgo forest, mountain trails, tea farms, and fireflies. Guided firefly tours are provided to limited no. of visitors, advance reservation is required.

Hualien
Hualien Liyu Lake

Hualien Liyu Lake

Date: March-May
Location: Liyu Lake、Cingyang Farm
Events/Activities: Located at the foot of Mt. Liyu in Soufong Town of Hualien County, Taiwan, Hualien Liyu Lake is the largest inner lake in eastern Taiwan. Every year around March to May is the best time to spot fireflies and butterflies in Hualien Liyu Lake area.

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