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11D/10N: Traveling Around the Island

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From North to South , from West to East....a fantastic journey around the island of Taiwan !


Duration : 11 days / 10 nights 
You will visit: Taipei, Sanyi, Lukang, Sun Moon Lake, Alishan, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Chihpen, Taitung, Taroko, Hualien and Chingshui cliff....

 

Price includes : 

  • Airport Transfers from/to Taoyuan Airport
  • English speaking guide/driver for 10 days
  • Private transport for 10 days
  • Hotel accomodations w/breakfast
  • Entrance ticket for Alishan national Park
  • Alishan Forest railway ticket
  • Parking fees
  • Insurance

Price dos not include: 

  • Meals (except for breakfast in Hotel)
  • anything not mentioned in "price includes"

On request :

  • Rent a bike in Sun Moon Lake
  • Boat tour ticket in Sun Moon  Lake
  • Cable car in Sun Moon Lake
  • Aboriginal Formosa Cultural Village ticket

 

         

 

說明 Introduction

If you are looking to experience Taiwan as much as possible and no stress, no rush and relaxing yourself, this can be the perfect tour for you ! 

Our expert guide will take you around the island driving between canyons, towering mountains, beautiful valleys, twisting rivers, coastal roads with stunning ocean views, but you will also visit ancient temples, you will attend the "birth of sun" ceremony in Fo Guang Shan monastery in Kaohsiung,  you will relax in the natural hot springs in Chihpen and you will end your trip in Taipei, a modern and vibrant city !

Taipei 
   

Itinerary

1st DAY - Arrival in Taiwan

Arrival in Taoyuan Airport and private transfer to the Hotel in Taipei. 
Check-in in Hotel . 
Rest of the day:free. 

Suggestion: Night market tour

Overnight in Taipei 3* or 4* Hotel
2nd DAY: Visit of Taipei

After breakfast, you will meet your english speaking driver/guide at the reception of your hotel and you will start the visit of Taipei. 

 

National Palace Museum, one of the 4 biggest museums in the world where the treasures of Chang Kai Shek are kept.

Chang Kai Shek Memorial Hall with its beautiful gardens, then the National Theatre, the Concert Hall and the Lurigshan Temple. 

Taipei 101, the supertall skyscraper and known as the Taipei World Financial Center. You can admire a stunning view over Taipei on 101. 

Breakfast
Overnight in Taipei 3* or 4* Hotel
3rd DAY : Taipei - Sanyi - Lukang - Sun Moon Lake
 
 
After breakfast you will meet your English speaking driver/guide at the reception of your hotel and you will drive to Sanyi village famous for its camphor wood artifacts. 
Then you will drive to Lukang. Visit of the town with its old picturesque neighborhood and temples . 
 
Then you will continue to Wen Wu Temple along the coast of Sun Moon Lake. 
If you have enough time, Sun Moon lake offers many different acitivities as rent a bike, enjoy a tour on the boat, take the cable car and visit the Aboriginal Culture Village an interesting place, where you can learn more about the aboriginal culture and their traditions. 
 
 
 
Breakfast
Overnight in Sun Moon Lake 3* or 4* Hotel
4th DAY: Sun Moon Lake - Alishan

After breakfast, short visit of Sun Moon lake and then drive to Alishan . 
You will reach Alishan in time to see the sunset. 

 

Breakfast
Overnight in Alishan in 2* or 3* Hotel
5th DAY : Alishan - Tainan - Kaohsiung

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wake up around 4.00am and take the Forest Railway to reach Alishan Mt. to admire the beautiful sunrise, one of the most beautiful in Taiwan, also called the "sea of clouds" . 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then you will go for a walk in the "enchanted forest" to see thousand-year-old Taiwan cypress trees. 


Back to the Hotel for breakfast. 
After Breakfast drive to Tainan and short visit of the city with the Chikan Tower and Confucius Temple.
Then the journey will continue to Kaohsiung . 
Check-in in Hotel and rest of the day free . 

 

Breakfast
Overnight in Kaohsiung in 3* or 4* Hotel
6th DAY : Kaoshiung - Fo Guang Shan - Kenting - Chihpen

 

 

Early in the morning you will drive to Fo Guang Shan Monastery (around 40km from Kaohsiung city) to greet the "birth of the Sun" together with the monks. 
Back to the hotel for breakfast. 


Then we will do a short visit of Kaohsiung with the Spring and Autumn Pavillon , dedicated to the God of War , the statue of Kuanyu and the Dragon and Tiger Pagoda and then drive to Kenting. If there is enough time, we will stop for a short visit, otherwise you will continue to Chihpen , popular hot spring area where you will relax with a good thermal bath . 

Breakfast
Overnight in Chihpen in 3* or 4* Hotel
7th DAY: Chihpen - Taitung - Hualien

 

 

First stop of this day tour  will be in Siaoyeliou. This area is famous for its numerous fossils, then you will continue to Dulan where you will visit an art center and coffee production shop with a beautiful view on the Tunghe Bridge where group of monkeys live.

 

Then we will visit Sanxiantai , the terrace of the 3 immortals”(3 big rocks closed to each others famous for a chinese legend ).
Then we will continue to the East Rift Valley and we will arrive late in the afternoon in Hualien . 

 


 

Breakfast
Overnight in Hualien in 3* or 4* Hotel.
8th DAY: Hualien - Taroko Hualien

After breakfast, all day to visit Taroko National Park. 
You will stop in The Eternal Spring Shine , Swallow Gotto, the Tunnel of the 9 Turns , Water curtains (if possible). 

 

 

Breakfast
Overnight in Hualien in 3* or 4* Hotel
9th DAY: Hualien - Marble Factory - Chingshui cliff - Taipei

After breakfast, drive to the marble factory and stop for a short visit . Then drive along the Chingshui cliff, one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world . 
Arrive in Taipei in the afternoon. 


Rest of the day: Free

Suggestion: Ximending,Red Theater / Nightmarket  

 

Breakfast
Overnight in Taipei in 3* or 4* Hotel
10th DAY : Taipei - Beitou Hot Springs - Yingge - Taipei

Breakfast in Hotel and visit of the surroundings in Taipei . Beitou Hot Spring Museum, Hell Valley and then stop in Yingge for the production of ceramic. 

Rest of the day : Free 

 

Beitou Hot Spring Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                      

Hell Valley 

Breakfast
Overnight in Taipei in 3* or 4* Hotel
11th DAY : Departure

Departure day . Private transfer to the airport. 

Breakfast

注意事項 Notes

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