8 Days
Duration
Various
Dates
Yes
Meals
Taiwan
Location

Price starting from: $1299. Prices are in CAD, per person, based on double occupancy.

April 01, 2019 – March 31, 2020 (except Jan 24-29, 2020)

Taipei, also known as the city that never sleeps, has become one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities bustling
with modern high buildings, amazing shopping, street markets, ancient traditions and temples. The National
Palace Museum is its national treasure housing objects from China’s Forbidden City and definitely not to be
missed.

This is a join-in tour, English speaking. Minimum 2 passengers are required to guarantee the departure. The
maximum number of participants is unknown at time of booking.

INCLUDED Return airport transfers
Sightseeing with English speaking local guides
7 nights’ accommodation in double occupancy
7 breakfasts

Please call 1-855-824-2495 to request a quote.

1

TAIPEI – ARRIVE


Arrive in Taipei and transfer to your hotel.
2

TAIPEI


After breakfast, a city tour will include the impressive Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, National Palace Museum where 5,000 years of Chinese imperial arts and jade collections are exhibited, Martyrs’ Shrine of traditional architecture and change of Honor Guards, a local Taiwanese temple, and Taipei Handicraft Center. The remainder of the day will be free on your own.
3

TAIPEI - SUN MOON LAKE


Today, depart Taipei City to Sun Moon Lake 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 to 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.
4

SUN MOON LAKE - FO GUANG SHAN MONASTERY - KAOHSIUNG


Depart for Kaohsiung 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 or nuns during the visit. There will be opportunity to taste Buddhist vegetarian lunch (at your own cost). Continue to drive to Kaohsiung which is the second largest city of Taiwan. The tour will take you to Love River and Liuhe Night Market. Overnight stay at Kaohsiung.
5

KAOHSIUNG - KENTING – ZHIBEN HOT SPRINGS - TAITUNG


Morning tour to Kenting National Park, located at Taiwan’s southern tip, to admire the 37 miles of coralrimmed shoreline along three sides of the park. Stops will be made at Eluanbi light house, Maobitou coastal scenic area and Longpan Park. Continue to drive to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Overnight stay at Zhiben. Enjoy natural hot spring at Hotel Royal Chihpen
6

TAITUNG / EAST COAST NATIONAL SCENIC AREA / TAROKO


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. 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.
7

TAROKO GORGE -TAIPEI


Visit to Taroko National Park. Taroko Gorge is an exceptionally beautiful, narrow ravine created by the Liwu River which has cut deep into the mountains of solid marble. A 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. Passing by Tunnel of Nine Turns, Ci Mu Bridge, stops will be made at Swallow Grotto, and Changchun Temple (Eternal Spring Shrine). Drive back to Taipei with a stop at Cingshui Cliff. Arrive in Taipei around 6 PM. See hotel options below.
8

TAIPEI


Transfer to the airport for departure.