There is an old song in Taiwan called The Mountain Is Green, which describes
Alishan’s beauty and almost everybody can sing it. Maybe that’s why Alishan (Mt. Ali)
is a popular tourist spot in Taiwan.
Most people go to Alishan for sunrise. People say it’s the most impressive sunrise
they have ever seen. Also, there are splendid sea of clouds, forest railway and ancient trees.
But do you know there is beautiful cherry blossom in Alishan too? Don’t hesitate to take
a spring trip there.
Alishan is a high mountain in Taiwan with the average height of 2500 meters. Therefore,
the weather is usually cool. The average temparature is 10℃. When you visit there in spring
, you can see many old cherry blossom trees. With the coming of mountain trains,
the scene looks so wonderful and people are crazy taking one picture and another.
Another famous thing in Alishan is the ancient trees. They are more than one or two thous
and years old. That’s why they are called the Sacred Tree. The ancient trees makes
the forests mysterious and they all have special shapes. Be careful when you take
pictures with them.
Last but not least, there is a special plant living in Alishan, Pleione formosana Hayata.
Like the name, this amazing plant has only one leave. This plant lives only in Taiwan.
Don’t forget to look for the admirable creature when you visit Alishan.
Start planning your trip right now!