Enjoying the sunrise is a must during visiting Mount Alishan. Fortunely, we got two early mornings with nice weather and could watch the sunrise at two different locations.
Preparing to depart at 4:30am.
The owner of our hotel Mr. Chen was explaining the history of Alishan and how Alishan become so famous. Behind him is the old giant red cypress at Mount Alishan.
Alishan Mountain Range.
There is the moon.
Almost the time for sunrise.
In mountain area, sunrise will be later.
Here he is.
A short introduction about YuShan National Park. (see wikipedia)
LuLin Shermuh, official second large giant red cypress in Taiwan, 43m height, about 2.800 years old and grow at about 2.350m above the sea level.
A real giant cypress.
Scene nearby LuLin shermuh.
Back to hotel to have our breakfast.