2D/1N: ALISHAN (from Taichung)

2D/1N: ALISHAN (from Taichung)

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PRIVATE TOUR: This tour can be customized any other day of the week. - ON REQUEST
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This tour is made for those who like to spend a week end dive in the nature. It includes an English speaking driver guide, private car or van ( 8 hours a day ), accommodation  double/twin room 1 breakfast and 1 dinner ( only with 4* hotel ) and travel insurance.

This tour starts from Taichung.

High speed train from Taipei or Kaohsiung is available and pick up will be in this case at the Chiayi HSR Train Station.
 

說明 Introduction

 

The Alishan National Scenic Area is a mountain resort in the Chiayi County, famous for the sunrise and the "clouds ocean", a dense and thick sea of clouds.

It is 415 km² in are, the main recreation site is situated at about 2,200 meters above sea level.

It includes mountain wilderness, villages, waterfalls, high altitude tea plantations, the Alishan Forest Railway, and several hiking trails.

Souvenir shops also sell tasty cookies and pastries flavored with ashitaba (明日葉), a medicinal herb reputed to give long life.
 

Itinerary

1st day : Taichung – Alishan

 

  • Pick up at the Taichung hotel or Chiayi HSR Train station.
  • Transfer with licensed guide/driver to Alishan, stop along the way for lunch (not included ). On the way to Alishan there are some nice Japanese style hot spring spot ( do let us know if you would like to spend an hour in one of the spa ). The area is also famous for its production of high mountain tea and wasabi, notably Tea and carvings and handicrafts made from red cypress.   On the way to Alishan, stop in Elephant mountain national Scenic area to learn about tea culture and magnificent view.
  • Lunch on the way (not included in the quotation). Your Tour guide will suggest some places on the way.
  • Arrival in Alishan and check in at the hotel
  • Dinner ( free, or - in the 4* hotel - is included in the price )

 

Dinner ( only with 4* hotel )
Alishan House 4* or similar & Alishan Gou Hotel 3* or similar
2nd day: Alishan - Taichung

 

  • Early in the morning you will take the Alishan Mountain Railway to Zhushan Station and witness one of the famous sunrises. (Tickets not included, please pay for your guide.) With the guide you will then have a walk at the Alishan Forest Recreation Area and meet the thousands year old Taiwan cypress tree.
  • Back to the hotel: On the way back you can walk down and see the ancient Cypress Trees, you can also take the train back. Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out and transfer by car to Taichung or Chayi train station.
  • On the way back we suggest some stops along the road; there are several train stations with small villages and old street markets as well as stunning plantations tea.
     
Breakfast

注意事項 Notes

 

Pick up/drop off: Taichung hotel or Chiayi HSR Train station.
HSR train ticket from Taipei or Kaohsiung can be booked.

 

With B&B or 3* hotels: 

Price per person with licensed English speaking GUIDE / DRIVER starting from:

1 person: TWD 18.600

2 persons: TWD 11.100

3 persons: TWD 8.500

4 persons: TWD 8.200

5 persons: TWD 7.300

6 persons: TWD 6.700

7 persons: TWD 6.200

8 persons: TWD 5.700

 

 

With 4* hotels: 

Price per person with licensed English speaking GUIDE / DRIVER starting from:

1 person: TWD 20.080

2 persons: TWD 12.600

3 persons: TWD 10.000

4 persons: TWD 9.700

5 persons: TWD 8.800

6 persons: TWD 8.200

7 persons: TWD 7.700

8 persons: TWD 7.200

 

 

Price includes :

  • 2 Days Private Car and Private/Licensed English speaking driver or guide/ Driver available up to 9 hours per day;
  • 1 Overnight in Hotel in Alishan in a double room with Breakfast ( in 3*) ;or with Dinner & breakfast in the 4* hotel;
  • Parking Fee in Alishan and taxes;
  • Driver/guide expenses ( meals & overnight );
  • Fuel, freeway fee, parking;
  • Insurance.

 

 

Price does not include :

  • Anything not mentioned in the “price includes”;
  • Train ticket from Taipei or Kaohsiung to Chiayi;
  • Single room supplement.
     

Extra Fees to be paid in Alishan:
 

Alishan Entrance Fees per person : TWD 330 ( no need to be paid for the guide/driver)
- Round trip Alishan trains tickets per person:                   
► Chushan Line:  Single-Adult NT$150
► Shenmu Line: Single-Adult NT$100
► Zhaoping Line:  Single-Adult NT$100
(Please note: Train ticket in Alishan need to be bought for the guide as well.)

PLEASE NOTE:

 

  • Tipping is generally not expected in Taiwan; however it is always appreciated to tip and shows your gratitude for a quality service.
  • No reservation has been done at the moment so price can change.
  • To confirm the reservation a deposit of 30% is required, final payment has to be done at least one week before the tour starts.
  • These prices are not valid during High season and National holidays.
  • Due to the very limited hotel choice inside the Taichung National Park, we suggest to book this tour as earlier as possible.  

 

 

PAYMENTS :
 

Payment via Bank

Receiver: NorthWest Travel | 7F-10, NO. 20, Dalung Road, Taichung 40310 – Taiwan

Bank: BANK: CHANG HWA BANK

Bank code: 009

Bank account:9818 - 0103211- 801

Payment via Credit card: a 2% extra fees will be added at the total amount.

 

 

To receive a quotation please send us the following information:

1) Date:

2) How many persons ( adults, kids and infant ):

3 ) What kind of accomodation ( 5* - 4* - 3* or Homestay or B&B )

4) Pick up location.

 

Email

​✉  anna@northwest.com.tw

✉  katia@northwest.com.tw

We will send you an quotation within 24 hours ( Monday to Friday ).
 

About Northwest:

Founded in 1986, Northwest is one of the major travel agencies in Taiwan. With its 30 years of experience and 2 offices in Taiwan, Northwest offers a professional and multilingual service to  satisfy all the needs of our clients.Our network of specialists guarantee you to enjoy the incredible sense of hospitality that the island of Taiwan has to offer with a broad range of budgets.