14 DAY FULLY ESCORTED TOUR.
£2,495 PER PERSON.
TAIPEI – TAROKO GORGE - EAST RIFT VALLEY - TAITUNG – KENTING - KAOH SIUNG – ALISHAN - SUN MOON LAKE
Price includes: Airport transfers, hotels as stated or similar with daily breakfast, sightseeing, English speaking guides, admission fees.
Price excludes: International flights *, insurance, meals, personal expenses and any service not specified above.
* To make your holidays even more hassle free, we can purchase international flights on your behalf at competitive prices. Please call for more information.
Note: Our tour operation depends on many factors some of which are beyond our control. We reserve the right to amend programs in case of unexpected problems caused by airlines, transport companies and local organizations. Price is per person, based on 2 persons sharing a twin/double room.
DEPARTURE FROM THE UK.
DAY 02 TAIPEI (-/-/-)
Arrival in Taipei airport where you will meet our driver and transfer to your hotel in city centre. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at 4* Golden China Hotel.
DAY 03 TAIPEI (B/-/-)
Full day Taipei guided sightseeing includes The National Palace museum with 60,000 artifacts, the Lungshan Temple with its fine stone sculpture and woodcarving. Visit the Chiang Kai Shek memorial hall, Martyrs Shrine and Taipei 101, the world’s tallest building and the Old Street in Sanhsia. Enjoy the night market and overnight in Taipei.
DAY 04 TAROKO GORGE (B/-/-)
Morning transfer by car to Taroko National Park with its lofty mountains, deep canyons, elegant waterfalls and wild rapids. Explore the majestic marble walled Taroko Gorge with a visit to the impressive Tunnel of Nine Turn, the Swallow Grotto and the Eternal Spring Shrine. Overnight at 5* Chateau de Chine Hotel in Hualien.
DAY 05 EAST RIFT VALLEY (B/-/-)
Transfer to East Rift Valley, home of Taiwan's indigenous tribes. The East Rift Valley also known as “land of milk and honey”, is one of the most fertile areas on the island, comprising green fields, tea plantations, orchards, pasture land and rice fields. These scenes of rural life are set amidst awesome natural scenery of alluvial plains and river terraces. Take a short hike on a trail and enjoy a spa at Chihpen hot spring resort. Overnight at 4* Goya Hot Spring Hotel & Spa Taitung.
DAY 06 TAITUNG - KENTING (B/-/-)
Visit to the Bunun tribal village and experience Taitung aboriginal culture before heading to tropical Kenting with beaches, hot springs and lively nightlife. Overnight at 5* Howard Beach resort in Kenting.
DAY 07 KENTING (B/-/-)
Morning visit to Kenting village and National Park, beaches and grottoes. This is Taiwan's oldest national park, covering the southernmost area of the island and is well-known for its tropical climate, scenic mountains and beach. Evening at leisure for a stroll in the night market. Overnight at Howard beach resort.
DAY 08 KAOHSIUNG (B/-/-)
Overland transfer to Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second largest city and visit the Spring and Autumn pavilions, the Confucius temple, the Lotus pond and the serene Cheng-Ching Lake. Overnight at 4* Chateau de Chine Kaohsiung Hotel.
DAY 09 KAOHSIUNG - ALISHAN (B/-/-)
Depart by road to Alishan forest park of 37000 hectares rich in diverse plant and animal life, Taiwan’s most visited National Park. In Taiwan, the most beautiful place to watch the sunrise is the Alishan Forest Recreation Park due to its advantageous location at an elevation of over 2000 metres above sea level, with the Jade Mountains in the east, and the Chianan Plain in the west. Due to its elevation, Alishan's flora are more temperate/alpine than tropical, and it will be worth noticing the slow transition from bananas and palms to evergreens on the way up. Rest of the day is at leisure and overnight at 3* Alishan Gou Hotel situated in Ali mountain ridge.
DAY 10 ALISHAN (B/-/-)
In the early morning, take a narrow gauge train ride up to Mount Jhushan where you will experience for yourself the beautiful Alishan morning sunrise at 3000m elevation. Overnight in Alishan at 3* Alishan Gou Hotel.
DAY 11 ALISHAN - SUN MOON LAKE (B/-/-)
After breakfast car transfer to the wonderful Sun Moon lake. At leisure to explore Taiwan's most popular destination. Overnight at 5* Fleur de Chine Sun Moon Lake (Mountain view room).
DAY 12 SUN MOON LAKE (B/-/-)
Situated in the centre of Taiwan, Sun Moon Lake is the island’s largest alpine lake, divided by the tiny Lalu Island; the eastern part of the lake is round like the sun and the western side is shaped like a crescent moon, hence the name “Sun Moon Lake”. Visit all the major attractions around the lake including Wen Wu temple, Holy monk shrine, Te Hua village and Tse En pagoda. Overnight at Fleur de Chine Hotel Sun Moon Lake (Mountain view room).
Day 13 SUN MOON LAKE - TAIPEI (B/-/-)
Car return to Taipei for overnight at Golden China Hotel.
Day 14 DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
At leisure until time for check-out and transfer to airport for your flight home ( private car with driver )