Saijia Community Trail

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Sandimen Township

Occasional afternoon thunderstorms(Sandimen Township)


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    Saijia Community Trail

The Saijia Village Trail sits behind Saijia Elementary School. Spanning across 2.1 kilometers, it leads all the way to the Pingtung Saichia paragliding hang-gliding field. Sauntering on the trail, you are likely to hear birdsongs of all kinds, ranging from crested serpent eagles to crested goshawks. If you are lucky, you might also get a chance to hear the low and nasal sound made by maroon oriole, a protected bird species. Owls will also join the bird choir at night.

Another kind of natural choir can also be heard at night in the butterfly eco-park, built by staff from the Saijia Elementary School and features plants and nectar sources for butterflies, at the trail entrance. Frogs of all kinds perform bucolic symphonies at night, contributing to the natural music feats with their unique croaks: Microhyla fissipes make sounds like winding a mainspring; Taiwan treefrogs croak like a turkey; Japanese stream treefrogs chirp like insects; Kuatun frogs make sounds similar to humans peeing, and Asian grass frogs sound like they are asking you for money in Chinese.

Visitors are recommended to spend one hour here. They can enjoy the eco-trail while appreciating the natural landscapes along the way. 

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Pingtung University of Science & Technology has been assisting the Development Association of Saijia Community to grow djulis and put this ingredient in food. You may also visit Laiying Handicraft Workshop for woven handicrafts made with shell flower, bamboo leaves and plastic


Behind Saijia Elementary School, Sandimen Township, Pingtung County



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National Highway No. 3 exit at Changzhi interchange ─ Provincial Highway 24 in the direction of Sandimen ─ Pingdong Road No. 185 ─ Saijia Community.

  • Longitude/Latitude:120.63993/22.74359
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    Saijia Community Trail
    4 4stars 14 reviews
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    CP Lin
    3stars 6 months ago

    I heard that Saijia Elementary School is a very architecturally distinctive elementary school. When you come to the neighborhood, you can walk around. However, the school is not open on Sundays. After parking the car in the parking lot next to the school, I found this trail and walked. There are still some cement block pavements in the first half of the trail, and asphalt road in the second half. It may not have been repaired for a long time, the road surface is getting worse and there are collapsed places, although some sansevieria are planted. Plants such as lantana, but more weeds such as Xianfeng grass and purple flower thistle, have invaded the periphery of the road. It is also good to take a walk in a place where there are no people and breathe fresh air.

    4stars 2 years ago

    The weather is just right this season, there are no people, and there is a small uphill along the way

    David Johnson
    3stars 6 months ago

    I went there recently and found a group of monkeys! Please take care of yourself and your children! ! !

    5stars a year ago

    On weekdays, there are few tourists on the trail, and the temperature at some altitudes is comfortable.

    Last Update:2022-07-14

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