Day 1 - TAIPEI / SUN MOON LAKE (X / X / X)
From your hotel lobby, 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. The tour will stop at the famous Wenwu Temple or Literature Warrior Temple dedicated to Confucius as Master of Pen and to Kuan Ti as Master of Sword, at the peacock garden, the Holy Monk Shrine and the Tse-En Pagoda. After touring around Sun Moon Lake, we proceed to the hotel for checking in, and stay overnight at Sun Moon Lake.
Hotel: Fleur De Chine, Sun Moon Lake – Mountain View (5*) or similar
Day 2 - SUN MOON LAKE / TAINAN / KAOHSIUNG (B / X / X)
Breakfast at hotel, and then we will drive to Tainan City, the ancient capital of Taiwan. It is situated on the southwestern coastal plains of the island and enjoys a warm climate year-round. It is the island's oldest and fourth largest city. With its long history, Tainan is rich in historic sites and cultural heritage. We will take you to visit Koxinga Shrine, Chihkan Lou and Chimei Museum. We will drive to Kaohsiung City, which is the second largest city in Taiwan. The tour will take you to Love River and Lio Ho Night Market. Overnight at Kaohsiung.
Hotel: Garden Villa, Kaohsiung (5*) or similar
Day 3 - KAOHSIUNG / KENTING / TAITUNG (B / X / X)
We'll have a 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 Oluanpi light house, Maopitou coastal scenic area and Kenting forest recreation area. Then we will drive to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Overnight at Taitung, and enjoy the spa and the hot spring bath at the hotel.
Hotel: Naruwan Hotel, Taitung (5*) or similar
Day 4 - TAITUNG / EAST COAST NATIONAL SCENIC AREA / HUALIEN (B / X / X)
After breakfast, it will be an exciting East Coast National Scenic 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. Our tour will stop at Siaoyeliou, Sansientai, Stone Steps, and Caves of the Eight Immortals. Later that afternoon, we will proceed to Hualien for overnight stay.
Hotel: Chateau de Chine, Hualien (5*) or similar
Day 5 - After breakfast, we will go on a whole day 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. You will see the road carved into sheer walls of rock winding 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 Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Grotto, Tunnel of Nine Turns, Marble Bridge, Tienshiang and a marble factory. We will drive back to Taipei via Su-Hwa Highway and Hsuei-Shan Long Tunnel (12.9 Kms) and arrive there at around 19:00.
- Entrance tickets
- Local travel insurance
- Hotel transfer in downtown Taipei City
- Meals and drinks unless specified
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Optional activity costs