Yuyupas is a indigenous cultural park about the Tsou Tribe located in Alishan, Chiayi County. The name Yuyupas means rich and safe in Tsou. The Morakot Typhoon in 2009 hit the mountain range pretty hard, many of the locals left their tribe. In order to maintain their way of living and culture, the tribe chair person organized the tribe into a cultural park while attracting many tourists to visit and the locals to come back.
The PAPS Conference Tour - Yuyupas and Alishan Scenic Park
Alishan National Scenic Area is a nature preserve in the mountains of Chiayi County in southern Taiwan. Occupying about 415 km2 in area, it is the home of a wide variety of plants, animals and landscapes. Unparalleled sunrise and sunset sceneries, sea of clouds, starry sky, as well as the production of high mountain Alishan tea and wasabi are specials that make Alishan become one of the major landmarks in Taiwan and popular among both local and international travelers.
Fenchihu was once the refuel stop for the old Alishan trains and is now a popular Taiwan destination for travelers.
Alishan area is the perfect place for growing wasabi; green mustard roots.
An exciting railway with 86 km network of narrow gauge railway through the mountains.
The lakes are two high mountain lakes, one large and one small.
Located within the Alishan Forest Recreation Park, Shoujhen Temple is the largest temple within the Alishan area.
The Alishan Sacred Tree is one of the most notable Alishan attractions.