1.Zhuilu Old Road entry fees begin from 16 March 2017 with full charge ticket for NT$200; discount charge ticket for NT$100 (students; age of 6 to age under 12); free of charge for children under six years old.
2.First apply for the entry permits (https://npm.cpami.gov.tw/index.aspx), print out, and then go to Xipan Service Station Tollbooth (Highway No. 8 at 179.3k) to buy tickets; after that bring your applications and Zhuilu Old Road Convention to Swallow Grotto (Yanzikou) Trail East Entrance (Highway No. 8 at 178.1k) check-in desk for entry.
(1)Please show your entry permits and the preferential documents before the purchase of tickets; those who haven’t finished the entry permit procedure shall not buy tickets nor enter the Zhuilu Old Road.
(2)On-site tollbooth provides only Same Day Tickets with no refund. Advance tickets are not available. One ticket is for one person only.
5.Preferential documents for free / discount tickets (including foreigners):
(1)Free of charge:
①Under 6 years old: documents such as household registry, health ID card, or passport.
②Official execution: documents such as work permits, official letter and so forth.
①Age of 6 to age under 12: documents such as household registry, health ID card, or passport.
②Students: documents such as valid student ID card (including foreign students).
6.Tickets sale & entry check-in time: every day from 7:00 ~ 10:00 a.m.
(1)Bus: from Hualien Railway Station, Xincheng Railway Station or Taroko Visitor Center, take the Taroko Tourist Shuttle Bus and tell the bus driver that you need to alight at Xipan Service Station for ticket purchasing. Once you got the tickets, walk ahead from Xipan to Swallow Grotto (Yanzikou) Trail for about 1 kilometer.
(2)Cars: vehicles pull aside by the road to Buluowan opposite the tollbooth, purchase the tickets, and then walk about 1 kilometer to Swallow Grotto (Yanzikou) Trail.
8.The local Taroko, Sediq indigenous tribes require no permits, please carry your ID card for entry.