Spring & Summer Flowers
Formosan Aboriginal Cultural Village Cherry Blossom (February)
Every year in early spring around February to March, Sun Moon Lake and Formosan Aboriginal Cultural Village are embraced by cherry blossoms in full bloom making the area having the most cherry blossoms in central Taiwan. The Cherry Blossom Festival was held since 2001 with a series of events centered on the hundreds of
Yangmingshan Flower Festival (Feb-March)
Zhuzihu (March May)
Yangmingshan National Park, located in Beitou District of Taipei City, Taiwan, is renowned for its hot spring, and abundant plants and animals. With a subtropical and temperate climate, Yangmingshan National Park has recorded different species of 30 mammals, 21 amphibians, 22 fishes, 53 reptiles, 122 bird, 168 butterflies and countless insects and invertebrates,
Hsinchu Mt. Shibajian Flower Season (March)
Located in Hsinchu City East District, Mt. Shibajian is the second forest park of Taiwan established during the Japanese colonial period after Taipei Yangmingshan National Park. Mt. Shibajian features a new moon shape with a winding road that goes for about 7-8 kilometers, offering great scenries of Hsinchu City from its northwest side and views of Taiwan Strait in the front at its peak about 126.9 meters near Jieshou Pavilion.
Alishan Cherry Blossom Festival (March-April)
Alishan Forest Recreation Area is internationally renowned for its diverse ecologies, colorful indigenous cultures, distinctive forest railways, and mesmerizing sceneries such as sea of clouds, sunrise and sunset views that attract large numbers of visitors from all over the world.
Hakka Tung Flower Festival (March-May)
Tung trees were mainly planted at places where Hakka people live and are a significant symbol of Taiwan Hakka culture. Tung Trees are deciduous trees that can grow up to about 20 meters tall, can be commonly found in southern China, Burma, and mostly northwestern Taiwan. Large numbers of Tung Trees were planted during the Japanese colonization period in the hills of Miaoli as the location has the ideal condition for its growth.
Shilin Residence Rose Show (March-May)
Located in Shilin District of Taipei City, Taiwan, Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Official Residence served as the last residence of the former President Chiang Kai-Shek and his wife Madam Chiang for over 25 years from 1950 through 1975 before his death on April 5th, 1975. Shilin Official Residence was off-limit to the public until 1996, and the two-storey grayish blue Main Mansion is now fully opened to the public from January 27th, 2012.
Tainan Baihe Lotus Festival (June-August)
Baihe District of Tainan City is Taiwan’s most renowned area for lotus. Every year around June-August, Beihe celebrates the blossom of this beautiful flower with a special “lotus festival”. Baihe District is home to many lotus farms, where most of the lotus farms are set in Liangtan, Guangan, Yufong, Dazhu and Zhaoan with ponds filled by lotus flowers, making the area filled by a very special atmosphere.
Hualien Daylily Blossom (August-September)
Daylilies are a member of Hemerocallidaceae family. They are also known as the Golden-Needled Flowers for their golden stems. The golden-needled stems of Daylilies are edible and the flavor is described as musky-sweet and a little earthy.
Taitung Taimali Daylily Blossom (August-September)
Apart from the bustling cities of western Taiwan, visitors may find cities of eastern Taiwan such as Hualien and Taitung have retained much of their natural beauties. Besides the magnificent Taroko Gorge, stunning Swallow Grottos, amazing Tunnel of Nine Turns, and peaceful Tienxiang, you’ll be amazed by the thousands of golden-colored Daylily flowers covering Mt. Chike of