By TraNews Reporter Liao,Yu Sheng HUALIEN COUNTY, Taiwan (TraNews) - What is the most popular activity in Taiwan east coast from May to October? It must be rafting in Xiuguluan River. Nature river course and magnificent gorge are waiting for your coming. The Xiuguluan River is a river in southeastern Taiwan. It flows through Hualien County for 104 km (65 mi) before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. The river originates on the eastern side of Mabolasih Mountain (on the border with Taitung County) and flows through the Xiuguluan Mountain. It is the largest river in eastern Taiwan. Besides, it is also a geography classroom because the river cuts mountains cause steep gorge, meanders and river terraces.The river is known for its many rapids and has become a prime destination for rafting, especially on a 24 km (15 mi) section Rueisuei Bridge to the Changhong Bridge. Rafting will be held every June and July in Hualien. If you have time travel in Hualien, invite friends and enjoy the fun of rafting. There are three stages in rafting. The first stage is a smooth river and you can learn some rafting skills from your coach. Next is the rapid river. In this stage, you can experience the exciting vortex rapids. In last stage, you will know how to control the boat and cooperate with partners.The journey will cost you 3 to 4 hours. When the boat closes to Changhong Bridge, it means the end of this activity. However, there are much special shape stones which are white next to the river. Xiuguluan River is one of unpolluted rivers in Taiwan. Therefore, it has over 30 species of fish in the river. On the downstream of river, there are some rainforests along the river. If you are lucky enough, you might see Taiwan Monkey. Are you ready for an exciting trip yet?