Yangmingshan Calla Lily Farm
Yangmingshan is the most favorite “backyard” of the Taipei people. It is an indicator of happiness, the calla lily blooming from March to May is as famous as the flower season of Yangmingshan. Meanwhile, all farms with a theme of flowers in Taoyuan would come on stage colorfully during springtime. International tourists are able to experience beautiful farms nearby the moment they arrive in Taiwan via Taoyuan Airport.
Taipei Yangmingshan offers a great view during any season. Among them, the calla lily in Zhuzihu is the most popular sightseeing spot in spring. Its latitude is around 670m and is usually foggy because it is surrounded by Datun and Chishin Mountains.
The sea of calla lilies with their white flowers and green stems offer a beautifully strong contrast to the mountains. The pure white calla lily is truly eye-catching. One can feel refreshed by the beauty of the mountains and the lake in Zhuzihu while listening to the twitter of birds as they wander in the sea of flowers. The farmers’ restaurants nearby offer edible wild herbs and native chicken. You are able to enjoy the kind of leisure that is difficult to have in the city. Here, you are even able to see vegetable gardens and orchards everywhere. Apart from enjoying the view, eating wild meat dishes and edible wild herbs is also must for tourists visiting the place. If you are in the mood, you may also bathe in a hot spring at Shamoushan or Shinyi Road. These are the usual places that Taipei people visit in Yangmingshan. Foreign tourists may arrange half day tours in the suburb of Taipei as well. The buses are available at Taipei Station and Shihlin MRT station arriving in Yangmingshan.
Aside from the white sea of flowers in Yangmingshan, a rainbow of colorful and distinctly purple flowers await tourists in the leisure farms in Daxi, Taoyuan. Among them, one of the more famous places is Daxi Sun & Green Farm because of their sea of sunflowers. The blooming sunflower is like a baby’s face that gives a feeling of happiness to tourists.
Taoyuan’s Sea of Flowers
Ta Shee Blooming Oasis in Fushin Township, Taoyuan is even more spectacular. Its sea of flowers covering 17 hectares showcase flowers that blossom everywhere during springtime! The lavender and sage purple flowers occupy 2 hectares of the area. Apart from that, colorful snapdragons as well as a variety of vivid and colorful flowers draw many tourists, allowing them to appreciate the beauty of the farm. It is a very popular spot for television drama shows and wedding photo shoots. The thematic restaurant at Sun & Green Farm allows tourists to enjoy the fun of the outdoors while experiencing gourmet food and the joy of farmer life all in one stop.
When traveling to farms in Daxi, Taoyuan, it is recommended to visit Daxi old street and Cihu Mausoleum altogether in one day. You will need to transit from Taoyuan Railway Station to Taoyuan Bus Station. Remember to buy the famous Daxi bean curd, which is a must when visiting Taoyuan, Taiwan.