Alishan or Mount Ali is located at Chiayi County and can be reached via coaches and trains from the other cities/counties.
The Typhoon Morakot August 2009 damaged most transportation links to Alishan and this includes the iconic trains that go all the way up the mountain. So the only way to get up is via bus from Chiayi at NT$221 each way. Entry fee is NT$150 if we go in via public transportation, otherwise it is NT$200 person.
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Where to stay?
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