1.Max Occupancy : 2
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Come experience the beauty and nature of Taiwan's Alishan Mountain!
Nestled in the geographical center of Alishan Township.The property is a 8-minutes drive to Fenqihu train station. Alishan Park is a 30-minutes drive, 1-hour drive to Chiayi station,while Tainan City is approximately a 1.5hr drive away.Every bus to Alishan can align right in front of our garden. Lauya Guesthouse features rooms with views of the surrounding mountain and nature. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi, and complimentary private parking is available.
*has a real bed that fits 1-2 people
*clean simple furnished rooms with wood flooring
*large french windows over looking the beautiful Taiwan scenery
*private bathrooms with both hot and cold showers, towels provided
*LCD Color TV with cable
*Awesome balcony that allows you to relax in nature
*Tourist information and bookings for local attractions is also available
*Shared kitchen with refrigerator
*Washer and Dryer facilities are available
*Breakfast options are available
*No Smoking Please!
Beautiful Alishan Mountain, famous for tea and scenery
*1 hour 10 minute bus ride from Chiayi HSR Station
*1.5 hour drive from Tainan
1.Take any bus to Alishan and align at our door (ShangHuDi station ).
1.2 mins to ShJhuo downtown(10 restaurants)
2.10 mins to FenqiHu Small train station.
3.15 mins to Xiding sunset trail.
4.15 mins to DarDongShan National Scenic Area
5.20 mins to DarBon oboriginal area.
6.25 mins to RuiLi WaterFall Area.
7.30 mins to Alishan Forest Park.
How to arrive Lauya?
Bus Schedule of Big Alishan Area
Lauya is 30mins driving distance to Alishan Forest Park , 1hr driving distance to Chiayi Railway Station and 1.4hr driving distance to HSR Chiayi station and 10mins driving distance to Fenqihu.
We dont have free pickup to above places and you can contact the local drivers directly from the bottom driver information or mail us to arrange pickup first with the following information:
(Arrive time,Arrive place,Pickup target,Total persons,Total luggage numbers,Contact Name,Contact cellphone).
1.Airport ->High Speed Railwy->Bus->Lauya
If you arrive Taiwan at Taipei (TPE) airport, please buy the bus ticket to HSR TaoYuan Station (統聯客運,NT20,20mins). Then take the HSR from TaoYuan station to HSR Chiayi station(65mins).
If you arrive Taiwan at Kaohsiung Airport(KHH),please take the MRT to HSR Zuoying station(10mins,NT43). Then take the HSR from Zuoying station to HSR Chiayi station(35mins).
2.High Speed Railway->Bus->Lauya:
Take the HSR from Taipei or Kaohsiung to HSR Chiayi station.
a.Arrive HSR Chiayi Station before 13:10 (台灣好行-A line)
Go to Exit No.2 at HSR Chiayi and you will see Alishan bus terminal. Then take a green bus titled with "阿里山 7329" to Alishan at 10:10,11:40,13:10 at HSR Chiayi and check the LED stop screen to align at ShangHuDi station（上湖底站, 65.4k of Alishan Express) . Don't forget to ring the bell when you see the milestone at 65k of Alishan Express to remind the bus driver to stop. The bus will align right in front of our garden (65.4k of Tai No.18 Alishan Express).
It takes about 2 hr from HSR Chiayi station to Lauya and cost about NT234.
If you arrive HSR Chiayi station very early ,you still can keep you HSR ticket and take the free BRT bus to Chiayi Railway station then take the bus to Alishan and align at Lauya.(See the following section).
b.Arrive HSR Chiayi Station over 13:10 (台灣好行-A line)
Go to Exit No.2 and check the right side to take free BR (Bus Rapid Transit) to Chiayi Rear Railway Station. After 15mins ,you will arrive rear (back) Railway station, then go to the the front railway station after a sky bridge to find the Chiayi Bus station which at right side of Front railway station to take bus up to Alishan and align at ShangHudi station (上湖底站,NT184,90mins) where is right in front of our door !
Remember that you have to buy tickets to FuShan Station and align at ShangHuDi Station(上湖底站, 65.4k of Alishan Express) and the last bus is at 14:10.
Dont forget to ring the bell when you see the milestone at 65k of Alishan Express to remind the bus driver to stop. The bus will align right in front of our garden.
It takes about 1.5 hr from Chiayi Raiway station to Lauya.
3.Traditional Railway->Bus->Lauya (台灣好行-B Line)
Take the Railway from Taipei or Kaohsiung to Chiayi Railway station.
Then you can take bus to Alishan at right side of the front railway station.
and align at ShanHudi station (上湖底站) where is right in front of our door !
You have to buy tickets to FuShan Station but align at ShangHuDi Station(上湖底站,65.4k of Tai 18 Line).
Dont forget to check the stop LED screen and ring the bell when you see the milestone at 65k of Alishan Express to remind the bus driver to stop. The bus will align right in front of our garden.
It takes about 1.5 hr from Chiayi Railway station to Lauya and cost about NT184.
Real-Time Bus GPS Position
Bus Schedule of Big Alishan Area
Real Time Bus information in Taiwan (Scan QR code and get all bus information)
4.Traditional Railway and Alishan Forest Train
For the Alishan Forest Train recovered from 27 Jan 2014 and you can take train from Chiayi Railway station to FenqiHu station then take bus or taxi to Lauya after you visit through Fenqihu downtown.
a.Small train to Fenqihu
Only one small train from Chiayi Railway station at 9:00 every day and one train at 14:00 on Staturday from Chiayi Railway station to Fenqihu station. Check the small train ticket guide mentioned later to book train tickets first.
When you arrive FenqiHu Station then:
a.Bus to Lauya directly
After taking long small train and arrive FenqiHu finally, you can visit old downtown , forest trail and enjoy local food first and take the bus to Alishan at 14:40. Remember to align at ShanHuDi station (65.4K of Alishan Express) and you will see Lauya at road side. During Saturday and Sunday,you can also take the bus at 11:55 from Fenchi station to Alishan Forest Park and align at ShanHudi station.
a.Taxi to Lauya
Besides long bus waiting time ,you can also visit the shop opposite the 7-11 near Fenqihu station and put your luggage there first and book the taxi with the lady boss (ShanShan :(phone number hidden) or Mr.Chen:(phone number hidden) take you back to Lauya earlier after you finish your trip at FenQiHu(1~2hours walking time). Please inform Miss ShanShan to call us if you want to join the trip tours and share the pickup cost with our other customers who want to see the sunset at ErYanPing or enjoy the very famous YuPasit restaurant. Then we will be able to arrange tours with you with less cost before you arrive Lauya.
b.Bus with Lauya Pickup
Take the bus from Fenqihu to Shijhuo at 17:00 every day and call Lauya to pickup you at Shijhuo staion at 17:10 . Please inform us one day before your pickup day.((phone number hidden)). Lauya is only 2mins driving distance from ShiJhuo and one the only way to Alishan Forest Park.
Small train ticket information(Schedule , Rate, after (website hidden) translate)
Small train Ticket guide:
a.Call the small train ticker line: (phone number hidden) days before the date for your departure.
b.Give the service lady your passport number,date, ticket time to get your ticket number.
c.Inform them you will pay when you arrive Chiayi Railway station for you are a oversea customer.
d.Get the tickets at Chiayi station before your train time.
Only one train on 9:00 every day and one more train on 14:00 on Saturday.
Besides stay at Chiayi city one night,or it's not easy to take the early small train (9:00).
Bus to Lauya will be more easy for most customers who want to visit Alishan now.
5.From Sun Moon Lake or Alishan Forest Park to Lauya
1.You can take YuanLin Bus from Sun Moon Lake to Alishan Park at 8:00,9:00 and arrive Alishan Park after 3hrs. You can put your luggage at tourist service center opposite to the bus station or Alishan small train station and visit Alishan Park first. Or take any bus down to Chiayi from the same bus station to Lauya and visit Alishan Park again with sunrise on the next day. The last bus is at 17:10 from Alishan Station to Lauya,you have to buy ticket on bus to ShiJhuo station but ask the bus driver to align a bit earlier at ShanHuDi station (上湖底站,神禾園 65.4k of Alishan Express), don't forget to ring the bell when you see the milestone at 66k of Alishan Express to remind the bus driver to stop. The bus will stop right in front of our garden after 30mins bus driving(65.4k of Tai No.18 Alishan Express) from Alishan Park (89.5K of Tai No.18 Alishan Express). Lots of bus stop was not shown on the Bus website but you still can align at lots of bus stop on your way from Chiayi to Alishan Park. YuanLin Bus service line: (phone number hidden).If you cannot catch the early bus to Alishan Forest Park:
Take the bus from Sun Moon Lake to Taichun Railway station or HSR Taichun.
And take High speed Rail from HSR Taichun to Chiayi HSR then take free BRT bus to Chiayi Railway station or take the railway from Taichun Railway station to Chiayi Railway station. When you arrive Chiayi front (email hidden)eck the right fornt side and you can find the bus station.Take the Bus to Alishan and align at ShangHuDi station(65.4k of Alishan Express).The last bus is at 14:10.
6.Driving to Lauya:
Take no.3 free way and leave the free way at Jhong-Pu(中埔) interchange(297.5K) then take Tai 18 Line bounding for Alishan Park(Mountain side).
It takes about 1 hour from Jhong-Pu interchange to Lauya (65.4 km) where you pass a 7-11 after 2 mins distance. Then you will see our parking park near a green garden at right side on the main way to Alishan.
Last Road Condition
How to see the Sunrise at ChuShan from Lauya?
For no early bus in the morning to catch the sunrise small train in the Alishan Forest Park.
You have to drive yourself (30mins ) or call a taxi to see the sunrise at ChuShan.
We will arrange sunrise pickup every night for all our customers and you don't have to reserved the slots first for the road or weather issues. You can take bus back to Lauya after you finish visiting Alishan Forest Park.
The 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 one person want to see sunrise).
Then you have to leave Lauya by VAN and 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.
You dont have to book the small train ticket for no reserved seat tickets could be bought and the wether changes a lot every day!. The most important thing is following our suggestted pickup time to leave Lauya on time and bring enough enough jacket according to the following weather information.
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 (website hidden) translate)
Real time weather information (After (website hidden) 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
How to go to FenChiHu from Alishan Lauya?
The Bus from Lauya or Alishan to Fenchihu is at 11:05 or 14:45 during weekend, besides that time we can help you to call a taxi to Fenchihu (NT300 one way for 2 pax, NT500 round trip). After visiting FenqiHu,you can take bus back to ShiJhuo at 17:00 and call us to pickup you at ShiJhuo station.
How to go to Kenting from Alishan Lauya?
1.Take bus from Lauya to HSR Chiayi station(110mins). And take the HSR to HSR Zuoying(35mins).Take the bus to Kenting(Slow) or call Mr.Chung ((phone number hidden)) when you get the arrival time at Zuoying station. Mr.Chung can arrange share taxi for you and take you to your next accommodation. (NT350 per person).Much faster and almost same rate to bus.
2.Take bus to Chiayi Railway station and take free BRT to HSR Chiayi from rear railway station.
And take the HSR to HSR Zuoying(35mins).Take the bus to Kenting(Slow) or call Mr.Chung ((phone number hidden)) when you get the arrival time at Zuoying station. Mr.Chung can arrange share taxi for you and take you to your next accommodation. (NT350 per person).Much faster and almost same rate to bus.
Bus Schedule from Zuoying to Kenting
How to go to Sun Moon Lake from Alishan Lauya?
1.Fast way:You can take bus right near our small door then take bus to Alishan Forest Park (NT60 at 7:45,9:!5,9:45,10:15,10:45,11:45,12:45) .After you arrive final bus station in the forest park then you can take YuanLin bus to SML at 13:00 or 14:00(NT307 in 3hrs). If you dont want to visit Alishan again ,you can inform the ticket seller at the entrance of Alishan Forest Park that you only want to take the bus to SML. They will let you enter the forest park for free to wait for the bus to SML. If you want to visit Alishan Forest Park and you have to buy the entrance ticket and you can also leave your heavy suitcase at Small train station or tourist service center near the bus station.
2.If the bus from Alishan to SML cannot run normally.
Take the bus from Lauya to Chiayi Railway station. Take the train to Taichun station and take the bus to SML directly.
Bus Schedule from Taichun to SML
How to go to CingJing from Alishan Lauya?
1.Take bus from Alishan Park to SML as mentioned above and take bus to Puli(3hrs).
Take Taxi or bus to Cingjing.
2.Take bus from Lauya to Chiayi Railway station (100mins) and take railway to Taichun station(80mins).
Take the bus from Taichun to Cingjing or inform your hotel in Cingjing to reserved the shuttle van slots for you from Taichun station.
3.Take bus from Lauya to HSR Chiayi station(110mins). And take the HSR to HSR Taichun(30mins).
Take the bus from HSR Taichun to Cingjing or inform your hotel in Cingjing to reserved the shuttle van slots for you from HSR Taichun station.
Bus schedule from Taichun to Cingjing
Pickup and tours service rate :
Free Pickup from Lauya to ShiJhuo to eat lunch or dinner.
a. From HSR Chiayi to Lauya: NT2000 per car (Toyota Wish)
b. From Chiayi Railway Station to Lauya: NT(phone number hidden) per car (Toyata Wish)
c. From Lauya to Alishan Park to see sunrise (NT1000 one way for 2 persons)
d.Van Sharing from Lauya to Alishan Park to see sunrise( NT300 per persons if over 5 persons)
d. From Lauya to Fenqihu (NT600 for 2 persons round trip)
e. From Lauya to Fenqihu,Xiding Sunset trail (NT1500 round trip about 6hrs)
f. From Lauya to Fenqihu,Xiding Sunset trail,Yupasit Restaurant(NT2200 round trip about 8hrs)
Miss Hu : (phone number hidden) ( Toyota wish: 6 pesons , Chiayi city ) (email hidden)
Mr. Xu : (phone number hidden) ( Toyota artis: 4 persons, VW T5: 9 persons , Chiayi City ) ,no -email
Mr.Chen : (phone number hidden) ( Ford metrostar: 4 persons, VW Caddy : 6 persons , Fenqihu ),(email hidden) ,LINE ID:(phone number hidden),Pickup Rate
Please take notes of our service numb(phone number hidden) if you have any drouble on the way to Lauya.
Address : No.301-3, Leye Sec., Leye Village, Alishan Township, Chiayi County 605, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
GPS : (phone number hidden))
Other Things to Note
No additional beds service
Please help us to serve you better by observing the following:
1.Our check-in time is 15:30 and check-out time is 11:00. If you will arrive earlier,you still can checkin and put your luggage here to visit nearby attractions first.
2.Please do not smoke, cook, or use any gas equipments in the rooms.
3.Please do not bring your pets.
4.For guests with young children, please pay attention to your children and make sure that they do not climb the railings.
5.Please keep your voices low between 22:00 to 08:00 for the wood structures are more breathable, so the cabins have limited sound insulation .
We appreciate your cooperation and apologize for any inconvenience caused!
this is a beautiful bread and breakfast with a picture perfect view of the Alaskan mountains. the staff is friendly and the manager is super helpful and knowledgeable about the area. despite our bad luck with the weather, lauya made out trip to alishan well worth it!
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Alishan Lauya Homestay
Nestled in the geographical center of Alishan Township.The property is a 10-minutes drive to Fenqihu train station.15mins to Xiding sunet, Alishan Park is a 30-minutes drive, 1-hour drive to Chiayi station,while Tainan City is approximately a 1.5hr drive away.Every bus to Alishan can align right in front of our garden. Our homestay features rooms with views of the surrounding mountain and nature. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi, and complimentary private parking is available.
Simply furnished rooms are fitted with wooden flooring, big french windows, flat-screen LCD TV and an electric kettle. Private bathrooms come with hot and cold shower facilities. All rooms feature a balcony around with natue.
Lauya Homestay is a non-smoking property, and guests can get assistance with tickets or tourism information services as well as luggage storage.
For green concern we dont offer towel and day use toothbrush. All wood suites have electric blanket during winter.