A Romantic Fairy Tale Comes to Life

Travelers from all over the world gather at Luye Highland in the early morning to participate in the International Hot Air Balloon Festival. Their eyes widen with excitement as the sun rises at the crack of dawn. The grass is still wet with dew as dozens of hot air balloons prepare to take flight. This is the time to take a deep breath of fresh air and enjoy the unique peaceful atmosphere of Taitung.

The International Hot Air Balloon Festival has been held annually since the summer of 2011. Balloons are flown by professional pilots gathered from all over the world for this festival. As the colorful balloons take flight, the sky above Luye Highland area turns into a stunning display. Travelers can also purchase a hot air balloon ride to catch a glimpse of the breathtaking beauty of nature from a bird’s eye view. Luye Highland is a popular place for grass skating and paragliding. With an elevation of 350 meters, this highland area has a unique geographical condition perfect for these activities. If you enjoy speed, you must try the fun and thrill of grass skating from the top of the hill.

Scenic Spot

  • Address:
    No. 46, Gaotai Rd., Luye Township, Taitung County, Taiwan
  • Phone:
    089-551637
  • Date:
    2019/06/29 - 2019/08/12
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