Taiwan Vacations, Tours, Travel Packages & Experiences
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 to be enjoyed on Taiwan vacations.
Taipei, the capital, is a vibrant centre of culture and entertainment. There is no doubt the major attraction is the National Palace Museum with its treasure chest of ancient Chinese artifacts brought mainly from Mainland China by Chiang Kai-Shek when he fled from there to set up in Taiwan.
Other points of interest on Taiwan vacation packages are Taipei 101, a towering building with an observation platform looking down on the city and offering panoramic views, the Martyr’s Shrine resting on the slopes of nearby Qing Mountain and the impressive Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.
Kaohsiung is a city with a large harbour. Nearby is the sizeable Cheng Ching Lake with its many islands, pagodas and tree-lined walking paths. Nearby Kaohsiung Mountain provides trails inhabited by monkeys. The city of Taichung’s attractions include a world class Natural Science Museum and some wonderful night markets. Keelung is a city offering much historical interest with its many fortresses. It also has excellent night markets.
For nature lovers, it is necessary to visit Taroko National Park near Hualien which contains the scenic Taroko Gorge with its sheer cliffs, walking trails, waterfalls and pagodas; and also, Sun-Moon Lake, the largest natural lake in Taiwan half shaped like the sun and half shaped like the crescent of the moon; plus Kenting National Park. A huge tropical botanical garden with amazing flora and fauna - it is known as a recreational area and is located on the coast with good beaches.
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Taiwan Travel Information
At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Taiwan vacations.
Learn about the history and culture of Taiwan, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Taiwan's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Taiwan for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Taiwan tours today!
Extend Your Trip
After your Taiwan tour consider taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packages, India tours and Thailand vacation packages plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.
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