Around Formosa Taiwan (10 Days)

Taipei, Sun Moon Lake, Kaohsiung, Kenting, Taitung,
East Coast Scenic Area, Hualien, Taroko Gorge, Yehliu, Jiufen, Pingxi, Yangmingshan National Park, Pinglin & Elephant Mountain

Taiwan was once known as Formosa, which literally translates to beautiful island. The entire country is home to stunning natural and man made sights, from the untouched northeast coast to magnificent Taroko Gorge. The history is unique, and the culture diverse from the north to the south. When travelling Around Formosa Taiwan you will stay in quality 4-5* accommodation (including hotels with relaxing hot springs), and enjoy the benefits of a an experienced and professional guide.

Day 01: Arrive Taipei (-/-/-)

Arrive in Taipei. Check in to your hotel then the rest of the day is free at your leisure.

Day 02: Taipei – Sun Moon Lake (B/-/-)

Travel to beautiful Sun Moon Lake. On the way you will stop at Puli, an area filled with culture and traditional arts. When you arrive in Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area you will take a tour to visit the Wenwu Temple, Holy Monk Shrine, and Ci En Pagoda. Enjoy the natural hot springs at your hotel.

Day 03: Sun Moon Lake – Kaohsiung (B/-/-)

After breakfast you will visit the most sacred Buddhist site in southern Taiwan. Interact with monks and nuns, before continuing to Kaohsiung. Explore the sights including the famous Night Market.

Day 04: Kaohsiung – Kenting – Taitung (B/-/-)

Explore beautiful Kenting National Park. On your way to your famous hot spring hotel in Taitung you will also stop at the Eluanbi Lighthouse, Maobitou Scenic Area, and Longpan Park.

Day 05: Taitung – East Coast Scenic Area – Hualien (B/-/-)

Enjoy a tour of the stunning East Coast National Scenic Area. This area is bursting with natural beauty for you to explore including the terraced rocks. In the afternoon, continue to Hualien and check in for the night.

Day 06: Hualien – Taroko Gorge – Taipei (B/-/-)

Travel to the famous Taroko Gorge. The majestic gorge has been carved deep in to the marble that is plentiful in the area. On your way back to Taipei you will make a few stops to enjoy the natural scenery of the Swallow Grotto, Qingshui Cliff, and more.

Day 07: Taipei – Yehliu – Jiufen – Pingxi – Taipei (B/-/-)

After breakfast you will travel to the beautiful small town Yehliu, where you can enjoy the unique and different kinds of rock formations in Yehliu Geopark. Continue to Jiufen Village and the picturesque northeast coast. In the afternoon, travel to Pingxi for the beautiful sky lantern experience.

Day 08: Taipei – Yangmingshan National Park – Taipei (B/-/-) 

Explore the wonders of nature in Yangmingshan National Park. The Park is filled with a wide range of volcanic geographical features, and the famous Beitou Hot Spring is nearby. Learn about the history of Taiwan’s Hot Spring and enjoy a relaxing hot spring foot bath.

Day 09: Taipei – Pinglin – Elephant Mountain – Taipei (B/-/-) 

Start your day with a tea tour in Pinglin District, where you will visit a tea factory and learn about tea cultivation from a local farmer. Enjoy the stunning scenery of Thousand Island Lake and the endless rows of tea plantation. Stroll along Shenkeng Old Street where you will have an opportunity to try the famous “Stinky Tofu”. After lunch, take a relaxing hike along Elephant Mountain Hiking Trail and marvel at the fantastic view.

Day 10: Depart Taipei (B/-/-)

After breakfast explore the sights of Taipei including Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and the National Palace Museum. Transfer to the Airport for your onward flight.

Number of Days 10

Price From $2399

Departure Dates

2022:
Weekly – Sunday Departure

Prices are based on Low Season (01/01/2023 – 24/01/2023, 29/01/2023 – 30/04/2023). Surcharges apply for other periods.


Inclusions

9 nights good quality (4-5 star) accommodation with daily breakfast
All transportation, daily tours and admission fees
Professional English speaking guides


Exclusions

International airfares and taxes
Travel Insurance
Personal Expenditures
Tipping for guide and driver at own discretion
Other meals
Taiwan Visa (if applicable)
Any service not mentioned in the enclosed document


Price Details

$ Price (Twin Share)
From $2,399 per person (land only, low season)

$ Price (Single Supplement)
From $1,249 per person (land only)
 To add International Airfares to any of our packages, please contact us for pricing.


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