8 days: AROUND TAIWAN

8 days: AROUND TAIWAN

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In this exciting round-Taiwan tour, you’ll be visiting the top sights, enjoy outstanding cuisine, and marvel at the pristine and diverse nature of this wonderful island. This relaxing tour allows you to explore Taiwan free of stress. It is an 8-day customized tour that avoids the hectic rush of a 3- or 5-day tour. If you’re looking to see all of Taiwan, fun and stress-free, then this trip is perfect for you!

說明 Introduction

Schedule:
Day 1 : Taipei - Taichung
Day 2 Taichung / Puli / Sun Moon Lake Scenic Area
Day 3 Nantou / Alishan
Day 4 Alishan / Kaohsiung
Day 5 Kaohsiung / Taitung
Day 6 : Taitung / Hualien
Day 7 : Hualien
Day 8: Hualien / Taipei

Quote includes:
➡ Accommodation: 7 nights stay at local 3-star/4-star hotels
➡ Food: 7 breakfasts in hotels
➡ English tour guide, 
➡ Entrance tickets at National Palace Museum, Paper Dome, boat tour in Sun Moon Lake, admission to Alishan ➡ Forest Recreation Area, Alishan Forest Train to Zhushan station, Lover River boat tour, Liyu lake bike rental, and ticket to Taipei 101 Observatory.
➡ Transportation : 5-seater sedan/8-seater van

 

  

Itinerary

Day 1 : Taipei - Taichung

In the morning pick up at the hotel in Taipei. 

– National Palace Museum: one of the world’s greatest museums, explore 8,000 years of Chinese culture and history at the National Palace Museum. 
– Longshan Temple, one of the oldest and most impressive temples in Taiwan and the most visited religious sites.
– traditional market in Taipei’s old Monga district, shop for amazing tea, Chinese medicine, and much more in a traditional market of Taipei’s Monga distric.
– night market in Taichung, where you will have one of the greatest choice of food of all Taiwan.

4-star Plaza International Hotel (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
Day 2 Taichung / Lugang / Sun Moon Lake Scenic Area

- Puli: visit the town at the heart of Taiwan, famous for its local wine and traditional paper industry and big temples.
– Paper Dome: discover the endearing story behind the Paper Dome, a culture center for art exhibitions and concerts.
– Sun Moon Lake: enjoy the majestic scenery of Sun Moon Lake and go on a scenic boat tour and michelin two star recommended cable car experience.

3-star Lealea Garden Hotel Sun Moon Lake Moon (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
Day 3 Nantou / Alishan

- Drive the mountain road to Tatajia, the entrance to the highest mountain, Mt. Jade, in Taiwan.

- Secret spot.

- Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, easy hike through the verdant forests of Alishan and enjoy the mountain scenery with a "sea of the clouds".

- Plan B: Due to the changing weather, we will take the freeway to Fenqihu to enjoy the old town with traditional wood logging workers lunch if the weather is bad.

 

 

 

3-star-standard Ali-shan Gau Shan Ching Hotel (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
Day 4 Alishan / Kaohsiung

- Alishan sunrise; be amazed by the  stunning Alishan sunrise

- Fo Guang Shan, the largest Buddhist monastery in Taiwan

– Qijin Island: visit Qijin Island, with a lively fishing port for freshly-caught seafood, and wonderful ocean views.

– Nightime boat tour on the Love River

 

4-star Chateau de Chine Hotel (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
Day 5 Kaohsiung / Taitung

- Kending:  stop at sunny Kending for some gorgeous sunshine and photo opportunity.

- Longpan Park: for a breathtaking scenery of the eastern side of Kenting national park.

– Tiehua Village: Enjoy a fun night out in Tiehua Village, try delicious indenous cuisine and catch some live music.

3-star-standard YES Hotel (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
Day 6 : Taitung / Hualien

Valley route:

 Follow the scenic Highway 9 through the East Rift Valley

– Enjoy the verdant tea farms and rolling hills at Luye Gaotai

– Chishang Rice Village Museum 

– Qixingtan Beach, with a stop at the Tropic of Cancer marker

Coastal route:

- Sanxiantai: A highly scenic volcano island 10 mins walk from the coast on the famous bridge with arches

- Tropic of Cancer marker at the coast

- Shitiping: Big white stone emerged from the ocean with stairs made by mother nature

- Qixingtan: the best place to see the streching coast line all the way to the north

 

3-star F-Hotel (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
Day 7 : Hualien – Taroko National Park – Liyu Lake

Explore the breathtaking, world-renowned Taroko National Park

Enjoy a guided tour of its spectacular mountains, marble canyons, gorges, rapid rivers, and stunning waterfalls

Delight in a peaceful bike ride around the scenic Liyu Lake

3-star F-Hotel (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
Day 8: Hualien / Taipei

– Hualien to enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Pacific Ocean while traveling up the eastern coast of Taiwan

– Pass by the picturesque Qingshui Cliff, the highest coastal cliff in Taiwan

– Enjoy a panoramic view of Taipei City from the observatory of the famous Taipei 101 skyscraper

注意事項 Notes

Notes: 
What to bring : Comfortable walking shoes, a hat, warm jackets, daily clothes, an umbrella and sunglasses
The cable car might be close due to maitanance or extreme weather, so the price is not included. It's 300 ntd p.p.


Cancellation Policy: 

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

​✉ Email: 
taiwan.tour@northwest.com.tw
katia@northwest.com.tw