Enchanting Taiwan

Enchanting Taiwan

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8 Days 7 Nights
Taipei, Sun Moon Lake, Fo Guang Shan, Kaohsiung, Kenting, Taroko

Day 1:    Taipei Arrival

Arrive at Taipei Airport, where you will be met by a local representative and transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Accommodation: Howard Plaza Hotel or similar

Day 2:    Taipei (B)

After breakfast, pick up for a tour of Taipei city. Visit 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, and a local Taiwanese temple. You will also visit a local Handicraft Center before you return to your hotel.

Day 3:    Taipei – Sun Moon Lake (B)

After breakfast, drive to Sun Moon Lake which, 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 the tour, enjoy natural hot spring at the hotel. You can also enjoy the walking trails, biking, hiking or boating at the lake.
Accommodation: Fleur De Chine or similar

Day 4:    Sun Moon Lake – Fo Guang Shan – Kaohsiung (B)

After breakfast, pass 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. After lunch at your leisure, drive to Kaohsiung which is the second largest city of Taiwan. The tour will take you to Love River and Liuhe Night Market.
Accommodation: Grand Hi Lai Hotel or similar

Day 5:    Kaohsiung – Kenting – Taitung (B)

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 Eluanbi light house, Maobitou coastal scenic area and Longpan Park. Continue drive to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Enjoy natural hot spring at the hotel and rest of evening at leisure.
Accommodation:  Hotel Royal Chihpen or similar

Day 6:      Taitung – East Coast National Scenic Area – Taroko (B)

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. Weathering, erosion, and accumulation have produced a wide range of landforms here. Our 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.
Accommodation: Silks Place Taroko or similar

Day 7:    Taroko – Taipei (B)

After breakfast, 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. A road carved into sheer walls of rock rewinding 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, Changchun Temple and Shakadang Trail. Then drive back to Taipei with a stop at Cingshui Cliff.
Accommodation:  Howard Plaza Hotel or similar

Day 8:    Taipei – Departure (B)

Enjoy free time before you transfer back to Taipei Airport to board your return flight to Canada.

B – Breakfast

Tour Price per Person Double Occupancy – minimum 2 persons

SATURDAY ARRIVAL IN TAIPEI Land Package Single Supp.
April 2019 – March 2020 1310 840

HOTEL BLACK OUT DATES and FAIR/SEASONAL SURCHARGES MAY APPLY.

~~ ALL PRICES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE ~~

Your Tour Package Includes

• Return transfer between airport and hotel.
• Superior 4-Star hotel accommodation with daily breakfast.
• Sightseeing Tours with admission and meals as per itinerary.
• Professional English Speaking local guide service.

Your Tour Package Does NOT Include

• International Airfare from Canada to Taiwan.
• Any applicable weekend and other surcharges imposed by airlines.
• Any taxes, airport fees and fuel surcharge.
• Travel/Medical/Cancellation insurance, Travel Visa and all personal expenses.
• Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers, and hotel staff.
• Any items not specified as included.

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