Provincial Highway 9 is 476 km long and is the longest provincial highway in Taiwan. From Chishang to Taitung City, the highway runs the whole length of the East Rift Valley. Traveling down the highway, visitors can see rolling mountains and green fields on the both sides giving Provincial Highway No.9 the nicknamed the Green Highway.
Taitung International Balloon Festival
Travelers from all over the world gather at Luye Highland in the early morning to participate in the Taitung International Balloon Festival every summer from June to August. Taitung Luye Highland is a plateau that has an elevation of 350 meters and is a unique geological landscape. The elevation provides an excellent flight condition for paragliding and grass skating. It is the time to take a deep breath of fresh air and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere that only belongs to Taitung.