5D/4N: Mountains of Taiwan

5D/4N: Mountains of Taiwan


說明 Introduction

Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Visits to: Alishan, Sun Moon Lake, Taroko and Hualien 

If you are looking for a tour where "nature" is the most important word, this tour is perfect for you! 
With our expert and professional licensed English/Chinese-speaking guide, you will see Alishan and its beautiful view of the "sea of clouds", Sun Moon Lake and its calm waters, enjoy a bath in the hot springs in Lushan and explore Taroko Gorge and its terrific gran canyons.


Day 1: Taipei - Chiayi - Alishan

In the morning, you will take the high speed train from Taipei to Chiayi. You will meet your English/Chinese-speaking guide at the train station in Chiayi, followed by a transfer by private car/van to Alishan
On the way to Alishan, stop in some beautiful view points and hot springs (please bring a towel and a swimsuit). 


Overnight in Alishan in a 2* Hotel
Day 2: Alishan - Sun Moon Lake

You will meet with your English/Chinese-speaking guide at the reception at the hotel around 4.00am and you will take the Alishan Mountain Railway to Zhushan Station to enjoy the breathtaking sunrise. 
Go for a walk in the Alishan Forest Recreation Area and see thousand-year-old Taiwan cypress trees. 
After that, you will return back to your hotel to have breakfast, and check-out.
Later in the morning, you will have a transfer by car/van to Sun Moon Lake. 

(Relish traditional indigenous cuisine at Ita Thao Village - (Dinner on request)

Breakfast at your hotel
Overnight in Sun Moon Lake in a 3* Hotel
Day 3: Sun Moon Lake

After you've had your breakfast at your hotel, meeting with your English/Chinese-speaking guide at the reception of the hotel to take a boat ride from Ita Thao Wharf to Xuanguang Temple (ticket included) OR cycle around on one of the top 10 in the world most beautiful paths (bike rental is included)
In the afternoon, you will have a transfer by private van to Lushan Hot Spring Area

Breakfast at your hotel
Overnight in Lushan in a 3* Hotel
Day 4: Lushan - Hualien

You will have breakfast at your hotel and after breakfast, meeting with English/Chinese-speaking guide for a transfer to Hualien. Crossing the Central Mountain Range on the Central Cross-Island Highway with beautiful scenery. Pass by the Bilu Sacred Tree, a Formosan Chinese fir over 3,200 years old
Drive to the highest point of Taiwan’s highways – Wuling (3,275 meters above sea level).

Breakfast at your hotel
Overnight in Hualien in a 3* Hotel
Day 5: Hualien - Taipei

The last day of the tour will start with breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast, you will meet your English-speaking guide at the reception to visit of Taroko Gorge National Park: marble canyons, the Eternal Spring Shrine and the Swallow Grotto Trail to the Baiyang Waterfall and through the Water Curtain Tunnel.
In the late afternoon, transfer back to Hualien by private van to take the train back to Taipei (2nd class Express train of around 3H)


Breakfast at your hotel

注意事項 Notes

Optional for this tour: the Aboriginal Cooking Class in Hualien: Get to know special knowledge about the local, aboriginal culture, cook like an aborignal and afterwards enjoy your self prepared dishes! 

Price includes:
► 5 days licensed English-speaking guide/driver (any other language on request)
► Private van for 5 days
► Pick-up at train station in Chiayi and drop-off at your accommodation in Hualien 
► High speed train from Taipei to Chiayi - 2nd class ticket
► Transfer from Chiayi to Alishan
► Overnight in Alishan 2* Hotel - Double room with breakfast
► Alishan Mountain Railway Ticket
► Entrance Ticket for Alishan National Park
► Alishan parking fee
► Overnight in Sun Moon Lake in a 3* Hotel - Double with breakfast
► Boat Ticket in Sun Moon Lake OR Rent a Bike
► Overnight in Lushan in a 3* Hotel – double room with breakfast
► Overnight in Hualien in 3* Hotel - double room with breakfast
► Train from Hualien to Taipei – 2nd class ticket – around 3h by regional train
► Insurance

Price doesn't include:
► Meals;
► Everything not mentioned in the 'price includes'

On Request: Dinner in relish traditional indigenous cuisine at Ita Thao Village
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. 
► 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.


  Interested in this tour or need more information?   

For reservation and information, please contact:

Taipei City Phone + 886 2 27232188
Taichung City Phone +886 4 37001268  ext 203 for English

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