Gorgeous Formosa Taiwan Tour - 8 Days
Small Group Tour. Arrival & Departure on a Friday. (Extra days in Taipei by request.)
This round the island tour, with English speaking guide, runs with a minimum of 2 people.
Highlights of the tour are Taiwan's mountains, cliffs, gorges, lakes, sea-views, hot springs, and a religious experience.
Day 1 (Friday) - Arrival in Taipei. Transfer to Hotel
Arrive at Taoyuan Airport).
Transfer to hotel by car/van (without guide)
Free at your own leisure for the day
Day 2 - (Saturday) - Taipei
After breakfast, pick-up by English-speaking guide for Taipei city half-day tour, visiting National Palace Museum, Martyr’s Shrine, Chinese temple, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Handicraft Center, and Presidential building
Day 3 (Sunday) - Taipei - Taroko
After breakfast, pick up by English speaking driving guide and proceed to Taroko gorge via Suhua Highway and Chinshui Cliff.
Arrive at Taroko National Park, visiting Taroko Gorge Gateway, Eternal Spring Shrine, and Swallow Grotto.
Day 4 - Taroko - Scenic Mountain Road - Sun Moon Lake
After breakfast, cross the island via its scenic mountain road, stopping at Mt.Hehuan visitor center with its great views.
Continue to Sun Moon Lake, driving alongside the lake and visiting Wen Wu Temple with its beautiful lake view.
Overnight at Sun Moon Lake
Day 5 - (Tuesday) - Sun Moon Lake - Tainan
After breakfast, visit Holy Monk Shrine , Tehua Village, and Tse En Pagoda.
Drive to Tainan, the ancient capital.
Arrive Tainan. Take a walking tour around Anping Fort, and old street area, which is one of the most historical streets.
Overnight at Tainan.
Day 6 - (Wednesday) - Tainan - Kaohsiung
After breakfast, visit Chikan Tower, Confucius Temple, and walk around this area.
Continue to Kaohsiung. Visit the biggest monastery in Taiwan, Foguanshan Monastery. Visit the Main Shrine, and Buddhist Museum. Clients will have a light vegetarian lunch at the monastery.
Drive to Kaohsiung City, the biggest city in the Southern Taiwan. Check in the hotel in the late afternoon. Clients can enjoy the beautiful night view when taking a stroll on their own. OR visit the famous Liuho Night Market.
Overnight in Kaohsiung
Day 7 - (Thursday) - Kaohsiung - Lukang - Taipei
After breakfast visit Dragon & Tiger Pagoda; Spring & Autumn Pavilion.
Continue back to Taipei with your guide via Lukang, visiting Lungshan temple and market, also stopping at Sanyi, woodcarving village.
Overnight in Taipei
Day 8 (Friday) - Departure
Today is yours to spend free at leisure. Continue your stay in Taipei, or transfer to the airport for your flight home.