This tour is specially designed for those who love to explore culture, enjoy delicious cuisine and experience the must-do-and-see attractions of the region. Unique activities and carefully selected highlights of this tour provide a great introduction to Taiwan.
Upon arrival, you will be met and greeted at Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) and transferred to the hotel. Stay four nights in Taipei.
After breakfast enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Taipei. Starts with historical landmarks such as the Grand Hotel Taipei and National Palace Museum down to the classical Dadaocheng and Dihua Old Street. Later visit Chiang Kai-shek Memorial, Cheng-en Gate, Longshan Temple for its old charm and Ximending Commercial District and Taipei 101 Observatory for a modern experience.
Today after breakfast visit small towns in suburban Taipei with their charms and flavours. Yehliu Geopark will give you peace of mind and a breath of fresh air. Likewise, the Jiufen Village is one of them, a hillside town that was once prosperous during the boom of gold mining. End the tour with the fantastic view of Shifen Waterfall known as the little Niagarafalls of Taiwan and experience the once-in-a-life-time Pingxi Sky Lantern releasing with your wish written on it to set into the sky.
Travel to Sun Moon Lake, located in the middle of Taiwan and situated 762 meters above sea level in the lofty mountains of Central Taiwan. En-route stop and visit the famous Wenwu Temple, also known as Literature-Warrior Temple, dedicated to Confucius as Master of Pen and Kuan Ti as Master of Sword, Ita Thao Indigenous Village, Xuanzhuang Temple and Ci En Pagoda. Stay overnight in Sun Moon Lake.
Travel to Taichung, En-route visit Lukang Old Street and visit Folk Arts Museum. Explore traditional houses with carved doorways and windows, intricately designed arches over the main entrance, thin red brick walls and red-tiled road, as well as retro green mailboxes hanging outside the houses boasting an antique charm. Stay overnight stay in Taichung.
After breakfast checkout and enjoy the Tainan city tour and visit the Chi-Kan Tower, Warrior Temple, Confucius Temple, Koxinga’s Shrine and Fort of Anping. Continue travel to Buddhist’s sacred place and visit Foguangshan in the afternoon. Explore Foguangshan Monastery, temple, statues and enjoy a vegetarian dinner in a monastery restaurant. Stay overnight at Foguangshan Buddhist Monastery Pilgrim’s Lodge.
After breakfast travel to Taitung via the south link highway to the southeast coast of Taiwan. En-route visit the Bunun and it’s a community that is trying to rebuild its aboriginal culture, tea farms and rice fields. Stay overnight at Chih-Pen.
After breakfast, enjoy the tour of the East Coast National Scenic Area, known as "Taiwan's last unspoiled land", stretches 170 kilometres down the east coast of the island. Weathering, erosion, and accumulation have produced a wide range of landforms here. During the tour, stop at Xiaoyeliu, Sanxiantai, Shitiping (Stone Steps), Fanshuliao marble factory and the exhibition hall. The late afternoon continues to Hualien and stay two nights in Hualien.
Travel to Taipei through the Su-Hua Highway, en-route visit the QingShui Cliffs to see breathtaking views of Taiwan's Pacific coast. Then to Northeast Coast to visit Jiufen Village known as the gold city of Asia and some called little Shanghai or little Hong Kong. Stay overnight in Taipei.
12 nights accommodation,
Meals as specified
Transfers and sightseeing by private car with driver
English Speaking tour guide
Entrance fee to the Park and sights
Bottled water while on tour
Currently applicable taxes.
Any international or domestic airfares
Train fares other than specified in the what's included a section
Airport taxes, visa & passport fees
Extra baggage charges
Early check-in or late checkout
Meals other than specified in the what's included a section
Tips & gratuities
Travel & medical insurance
Camera & video permits
Expenses incurred due to flight/train cancellation or delay
Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, postage etc
Any optional excursion or tour
Entry charges at monuments/forts etc
Any other expense not mentioned in the what's included sections
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