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Taiwan Showcase

Duration
5 Days
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US$ 626

This itinerary will show you some of the amazing scenery to be found in Taiwan, beautiful serene lakes, mountains, forests, coral-rimmed shoreline, cliffs and deep awe- inspiring gorges.


Situated off the east coast of China, Taiwan came of age in 1949 when, as the Republic of China, it separated from Mainland China. It is a country with many natural attributes with a steep mountain chain running from north to south, lush forests, lakes and an abundance of natural beauty.  All can be experienced on this itinerary.

Setting off from Taipei by bus, head to Sun-Moon Lake, the largest natural lake in Taiwan half shaped like the sun and half shaped like the crescent of the moon. While here, enjoy the beauty of the lake and also visit Wen Wu Temple located on the lake and built in 1938, the Peacock Garden which contains 200 peacocks as well as pheasants and the Holy Monk Shrine which contains the remains of a monk from the Tang Dynast era.

Leaving Sun-Moon Lake behind, travel to Kaohsiung stopping at the Fo Guang Shan Monastery, the largest Buddhist Monastery in Taiwan. Here you will have a tour of the monastery. Overnight in Kaohsiung.

Kaohsiung is a city with a large harbour. It is surrounded by many fascinating landscapes including two of the country’s largest and most beautiful parks. A beautiful river called Love River flows through the city. Head south from here to Kenting National Park, Taiwan's only tropical national park covering a large area of land and the coast with amazing flora and fauna - it is known as a recreational area and it has exceptional beaches.  Here visit the Oluanpi Lighthouse and the Maopitou landscape, a giant piece of coral jutting out to sea. Stay overnight in Taitung, a nearby small city.

The next morning, enjoy a journey along the unspoiled coastline with a wide range of land forms including certain rock formations caused by erosion. Later arrive at Hualien considered one of the most pleasant in Taiwan for an overnight stay.

The last day of the tour features a visit to the Taroko National Park which contains the scenic Taroko Gorge with its sheer cliffs, walking trails, waterfalls and pagodas. Explore the area with visits to places such as the Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Grotto and the Tunnel of Nine Turns. Also take time to stop at a marble factory. Afterwards, it is time to return to Taipei.  


 

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Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 626

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Day 1

Taipei to Sun Moon Lake

You will be picked up at lobby of hotel in Taipei City, we will drive to Sun Moon Lake which is located in the middle of Taiwan and situated 762 meters above sea level in the lofty mountains of Central Taiwan. Tour will stop at the famous Wenwu Temple, also known as Literature-Warrior Temple, dedicated to Confucius as Master of Pen and to Kuan Ti as Master of Sword, Holy Monk Shrine and Ci En Pagoda. After touring round Sun Moon Lake, check in hotel.
Enjoy natural hot spring at the Fleur de Chine Hotel, Sun Moon Lake.
You can also enjoy the walking trails, biking, hiking or boating at the lake.

Duration1 Night
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Fleur De Chine

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    Fleur De Chine


    Fleur de Chine Hotel is situated at the north peninsula of the Sun Moon Lake, with a distinctive style in its building structure, creating an aesthetic atmosphere with the integration of nature and simplicity with the surroundings. Extending the indoor space to outdoors, ushering the ...

    Fleur de Chine Hotel is situated at the north peninsula of the Sun Moon Lake, with a distinctive style in its building structure, creating an aesthetic atmosphere with the integration of nature and simplicity with the surroundings. Extending the indoor space to outdoors, ushering the natural beauty of the Sun Moon Lake indoor, and moulding a space setting embraced by nature, every corner of the hotel is infused with the beautiful landscape of Sun Moon Lake, thus allowing our esteem guests to be joyfully lying in the bosom of nature all year round, and enjoying the rich mercurial sceneries of nature.

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Day 2

Sun Moon Lake to Kaohsiung

Breakfast at hotel with a pleasant morning leisure at hotel on your own until 10 AM.
Check out hotel, passing by the lovely small and old Jiji Railway Station, drive to Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery, the most famous Buddhist sacred place of southern Taiwan. Here you will learn about Buddhism during the monastery walking tour to visit "Buddha Memorial Center" and communicate with some of the monks, nuns during the visit, there will be opportunity to taste Buddhist vegetarian lunch (at your own cost). Continuously, we will drive to Kaohsiung City, which is the second largest city of Taiwan. The tour will take you to Love River and Liuhe Night Market. Overnight stay at Kaohsiung.

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Grand Hi Lai Hotel

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    Grand Hi Lai Hotel


    The Grand Hi-Lai Hotel is located in the city centre. Built in 1995, the latest renovation has been completed in June 2010 throughout the entire building. This Kaohsiung landmark is truly an international establishment, offering a wide range of accommodations, superior recreational facilities, multi-national exquisite ...

    The Grand Hi-Lai Hotel is located in the city centre. Built in 1995, the latest renovation has been completed in June 2010 throughout the entire building. This Kaohsiung landmark is truly an international establishment, offering a wide range of accommodations, superior recreational facilities, multi-national exquisite cuisines and the most popular department store downstairs.

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    • Bar(s)
    • Business Centre
    • Conference Facilities
    • Gift Shop
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Parking
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Day 3

Kaohsiung to Taitung

Morning tour to Kenting National Park, located at Taiwan's southern tip and the 37 miles of coral-rimmed shoreline along three sides of the park provide its main attractions. Stops will be made at Eluanbi light house, Maobitou coastal scenic area and Longpan Park. Continuously we will drive to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Overnight stay at Zhiben.
Enjoy natural hot spring at Hotel Royal Chihpen.

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Royal Chihpen Hotel

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    Royal Chihpen Hotel


    The Royal Chihpen Hotel is situated in the scenic area of Wenchuan Village in Taitung County. The hotel is surrounded by natural scenic attractions such as hot springs, gorges, waterfalls and Chih-pen Forest Recreation Area. There are a total of 183 guestrooms, all with views ...

    The Royal Chihpen Hotel is situated in the scenic area of Wenchuan Village in Taitung County. The hotel is surrounded by natural scenic attractions such as hot springs, gorges, waterfalls and Chih-pen Forest Recreation Area.

    There are a total of 183 guestrooms, all with views of beautiful landscapes and flourishing mountains. The indoor recreation facilities includes both in- and out-door hot springs, professional spa service, dining and conference facilities.

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Day 4

Taitung to Hualien

After breakfast, it will be an exciting East Coast Tour. The East Coast National Scenic Area, known as "Taiwan's last unspoiled land", stretches 170 kilometers down the east coast of the island. Weathering, erosion, and accumulation have produced a wide range of landforms here.
The tour will stop at Xiaoyeliu, Sanxiantai, Shitiping (Stone Steps), marble factory and showroom.
Late afternoon, proceed to Hualien for overnight stay at Taroko National Park.

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Silks Place

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    Silks Place



    Away from the city center, this mountainside hotel and its romantic ambience makes it ideal for leisure travelers and couples. Venture out into the natural surroundings and visit nearby attractions such as The Baiyang Trail, Taroko National Park and Xiangde Temple. Dine at the Wellesley ...

    Away from the city center, this mountainside hotel and its romantic ambience makes it ideal for leisure travelers and couples. Venture out into the natural surroundings and visit nearby attractions such as The Baiyang Trail, Taroko National Park and Xiangde Temple. Dine at the Wellesley Restaurant and Meiyuan Restaurant and enjoy the local Chinese and international cuisine. Silks Place Taroko Hotel is ideal for guests who want to be away from the hustle and bustle of the city and experience a true relaxing journey.

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Day 5

Hualien to Taipei

After breakfast, you will make a visit to Taroko National Park. Taroko Gorge is an exceptionally beautiful, narrow raving created by the Liwu river which has cut deep into the mountains of solid marble. A road carved into sheer walls of rock rewinding its way past forested peaks and cliffs towering thousands of feet above it, while hundreds of feet below a river roars past gigantic marble boulders. Stops will be made at Ci Mu Bridge, Swallow Grotto, Changchun Temple and Shakadang Trail.Then drive back to Taipei with a stop at Qingshui Cliff, drive through Syue-Shan Long Tunnel (12.9 Kms) to arrive at around 6 PM.

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PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 4 nights accommodation at hotels shown in itinerary or similar
  • Guided group touring and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Overland travel as per itinerary
  • Meals as indicated.

PRICE EXLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

Prices are "from", per person, based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season.Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seats/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request – please inquire.

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