Frequently Asked Question

How to see Chu-Shan Sunrise from Lauya?

For no early bus in early morning from Lauya to catch the sunrise small train at Alishan small train station.
You have to drive yourself (30mins ) or need pickup arrangement to see the sunrise at ChuShan.
We will arrange one way sunrise pickup every night for all our customers. For weather issue,you don't have to reserve slots first.  You can take bus back to Lauya or Chiayi after visiting Alishan Forest Park.

The minimum cost for sunrise pickup from Lauya to Alishan Small train station one way for each person is NT300  (If over 5 persons want to see sunrise from Lauya) to NT1000 ( If only 1 person want to see sunrise from Lauya).

Then you will leave Lauya by VAN then arrive Alishan Small train station after 30mins. You have to buy one way ticket to ChuShan at Alishan Train Station and wait in the line for no reserved seat for small train.
After 30mins small train trip ,you will arrive ChuShan station and wait for the Sunrise there. After Sunrise you have to walk down or take small train back to ZhaoPing station to start hiking in the forest park.

We don't have ticket service and you dont have to book the small train ticket  for no reserved seat tickets could be bought.

a.You can buy sunrise small train ticket one day before the sunrise trip at FenqiHu small train station.

b.30 minutes before the first train on the sunrise day.

For the wether changes a lot  every day! You can buy sunrise small train ticket if you arrive train station 30mins before train departure time.

Even during summer you still have to bring heavy jacket if  you want to enjoy the sunrise at ChuShan.(2~12C)!

Small train and sunrise time (After google translate)
Alishan Weather forecast(Check if you can see sunrise or not )
Real time weather information (After google translate,Lauya is 3~5C warmer than Alishan weather station)
Historical weather data of Alishan(Select the year and month to get historical temp)

Alishan Forest Park Guide Map with suggested sequence