7 days/ 6 nights : TAIPEI, TAICHUNG, SUN MOON LAKE, ABORIGINAL VILLAGE, ALISHAN

7 days/ 6 nights : TAIPEI, TAICHUNG, SUN MOON LAKE, ABORIGINAL VILLAGE, ALISHAN

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Price per person:
Eur 875
Price per person:
Usd 925

Price includes:

  • Accomodation as per program in B&B ( double – twin sharing bases ) for 6 nights;
  • Transportation with private taxi as per the program;
  • Transportation by metro Taipei / Tamsuei / Taipei;
  • Bus ticket Taipei Taichung;
  • Airport pick up and drop off;
  • English speaking tour guide ( Day 2 Taipei – Day 3 Taichung – Day 4/5 at the Aboriginal Village there will ba an English speaking local assistant.);
  • Entrance and fees as indicated in the program ( Taipei 101, Botanical garden, Alishan National Park ...);
  • Meals as per program.


Price does not includes:

  • Any personal expenses such as telephone, bills, loundry, mini bar...
  • Tips for tour guide & driver;
  • Insurance;
  • Single room supplement.

說明 Introduction

In this tour you will visit the best of Taiwan:  Taipei, Taichung, Sun Moon Lake and Alishan. Furthermore you will spend sometime in an aboriginal village in the area of Sun Moon lake. The aboriginal village still keep alive the traditional home and architercture together with the life style; sculpting, weaving, pottery making, cooking, knitting, exercising, handicrafts making, playing and dancingare some of the options available in the village.

Sun Moon Lake
Divided by Lalu Island, the Sun Moon Lake scenic area got its name from the unique terrains that look like sun on one side and crescent moon on the other. Crowned as one of the Eight Wonders of Taiwan, Sun Moon Lake is also the most famous source of hydroelectric power; offering key tourist themes - “high mountain and lake”, “indigenous culture”, and ”nature ecology,” the Sun Moon Lake Scenic Area attracts more than six million visits each year.

Alishan Scenic Area
The Alishan National Scenic Area Administration was established in July 2001 and is blessed with bountiful natural resources, such as sun rise views, a sea of clouds and old forests. For years, Alishan has been famous for its historical forest railway and indigenous tribes. Relax and immerse in its charm. I’m sure you’ll be pleasantly surprised!

 

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Taipei

Pick up with private taxi and transfer to your B&B. Check in.
Depending on your arrival time, we suggest to spend the night in one of the famous Night markets in Taipei.
Overnight in B&B (double or twin)

B&B
Day 2: Visit Taipei

Breakfast at the hotel. 
In the morning, meeting with the english speaking tour leader and transfer by metro to Tamsui to experience the traditional culture in Taiwan. Tamsui is currently the hottest tourist attraction spot in New Taipei City. You can shop in Old Street, admire historical relics, reminisce at the pier and select souvenirs. 
Free time for Lunch in Tamsui. Lunch will be on the typical old street, full of little shops selling typical food.
In the afternoon, transfer by metro to Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall. The Taiwanese national monument, landmark and tourist attraction erected in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China.
After taking a small walk, start heading to Taipei 101. We provide free tickets for you to take high-speed elevators reaching the observatory in the world's tallest building. You can admire the view of the city and Taipei Basin at all directions. The world’s largest damper is also exhibited at this level. 
Next up is the Elephant Hill. During the hike on the hiking path, you can enjoy the view of Taipei from a different aspect, including Taipei 101. If the time is right, you can also see the beautiful sunset.

Meal Suggestion: DingTaiFung (Originating in Taiwan, specializing in xiaolongbao), Night market, Yongkang St.
Overnight in B&B double or twin.

Breakfast, Lunch
B&B
Day 3: Taipei-Taichung

Breakfast at the B&B. 
Catch an early bus to Taichung. Meet with English speaking guide and – after the check in - start to explore Taichung by bicycle. Stop at CMP Block open Air museum. CMP Block Museum of Arts has been opened by a group of creative young artists. It is labeled as Taiwan's first open-air museum, making it a brand-new attraction for the city. 
Walk across the street, you can see People’s park. The park is one flat grassy open area for people to fly a kite or just relax. This park provides a nice getaway from the dense busy city. Walk all the way through the Calligraphy Greenway, you can see the Botanical Garden. The mission of the Botanical Garden is to display and protect the floral biodiversity. It’s a green oasis in a sea of buildings and traffic and an urban oasis in the heart of Taichung
Bicycle ride to Confucius Temple, It a temple to honor members of Confucius’ family. Walk a little bit, you will see the Taichung Martyrs' Shrine, dedicated to heroes of the Republic of China. Alone the rode, you can see the oldest stadium in Taiwan. It still holds a lot of New Year's Eve Countdown Parties and concerts. At last, explore Yizhong Area. Free time to Yizhong to enjoy the famous street food. Return to the hotel by taxi ( not included )
Meal Suggestion: Night market.
Accommodation in 3* hotel or  B&B (double or twin)

B&B
Day 4 : Taichung-Sun Moon Lake-Aboriginal

After the breakfast you will take the pre-booked taxi to Wuri. Meet with English speaking tour leader and take a private car to Sun Moon Lake. 
Divided by Lalu Island, the Sun Moon Lake scenic area got its name from the unique terrains that look like sun on one side and crescent moon on the other. Next up is the aboriginal area. Take a good look around the village and barbecue with local people. All you need to do is relax and enjoy the atmosphere and fresh air.
Overnight in the Aboriginal Village. ( double or twin )
 

Breakfast, dinner
Aboriginal Village
Day 5 : Aboriginal-Wuri-Alishan

Get up in the early morning, take a walk in the hunter’s path after breakfast. Start heading back to Wuri. Take a taxi from Wuri to Alishan. Explore as much as you can, starting from Railway Museum, lots ofTrails and Luding Sacred Tree. The most important of all- Don’t forget to watch the sunset! 
Overnight in a 3* hotel or B&B.

Breakfast
3* hotel or B&B.
Day 6 : Alishan-Wuri-Taipei

Get up in the really early morning to enjoy the most famous sunrise in Taiwan. A local train will bring you to the top of the mountain from where you can enjoy the breath taken sunrise show. (Train ticket is not included but at the reception of you hotel, they will give you all the information together with the early alarm call!!! You can buy the tickets directly at the train station) .
The sunrise, Cloud Sea, forest, sunset glow and railway are known as the “five wonders of Alishan,” with the sunrise particularly renowned. After spending a little bit more time, prepare to head back to Wuri and take the HSR back to Taipei. You can explore Taipei freely with rest of the day.
Hotel: B&B (double or twin).  

Breakfast
B&B
Day 7: Taipei

Breakfast at the hotel
Free time until your private taxi will transfer to the Airport ( with Mandarin speaking driver only)
 

Breakfast

注意事項 Notes

Note: 
Please understand this tour requires long driving. The longest drive is between 4~6 hours drive. 
Departs on request
Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Taipei city
Group size: 2~6 people
What to bring: Comfortable walking shoes, a hat, warm jackets, an umbrella and sunglasses.

Cancellation Policy
This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.
In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. 
Cancellation made less than 10 days before departure is non-refundable. 
Cancellation made between 10 and 20 days before departure will charge 50% of full payment. Cancellation made more than 20 days before departure will offer full refund.

For reservation and information, please contact:
NORTHWEST TOUR
Dalong Road, No.20 (crossing Jingming 1 Street)
TCC building, 7th floor 
Taichung city, 403 TAIWAN (R.O.C)
Taichung City Phone +886 4 37001268  ext 203 for English


Skype English/French/Italian : anna.lisa2608

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