Highlights of Taiwan

From £799

Discover the stunning island of Taiwan with this 7 day tour, visiting the essential locations this island has to offer. Beautiful scenery, amazing cuisine, lively night markets, hot springs, historic temples and a vibrant museum scene all make this incredible island a must visit for any traveller.

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Day 1 Arrive Taipei
Take your flight to Taipei. Upon arrival, met and transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2 Taipei / Sun Moon Lake (B)
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. Stop at the famous Wenwu Temple – also known as Literature-Warrior Temple, the Holy Monk Shrine and Ci En Pagoda. Enjoy the natural hot springs at your hotel. You can also enjoy the walking trails, biking, hiking or boating at the lake.

Day 3 Sun Moon Lake / Foguangshan Monastery / Kaohsiung (B)
Passing by the lovely small and old Jiji Railway Station, drive to Foguangshan Buddhist Monastery, the most famous Buddhist sacred place in southern Taiwan. Continue to Kaohsiung which is the second largest city in Taiwan. Take a visit to Love River and Liuhe Night Market.

Day 4 Kaohsiung / Kenting / Taitung (B)
Morning tour to Kenting National Park, located at Taiwan’s southern tip spanning 37 miles of coral-rimmed shoreline along three sides of the park. Stops will be made at Eluanbi light house, Maobitou coastal scenic area and Longpan Park. Continue to Taitung and stay overnight at Zhiben.

Day 5 Taitung / Taroko (B)
After breakfast, you will experience an exciting East Coast Tour. The East Coast National Scenic Area stretches 170 kilometres down the east coast of the island. Weathering, erosion, and accumulation have produced a wide range of landforms here. Enjoy stops at Xiaoyeliu, Sanxiantai, Shitiping (Stone Steps) and a marble factory and showroom. Late afternoon, proceed to Hualien for an overnight stay at Taroko National Park.

Day 6 Taroko National Park / Taipei (B)
Morning visit to Taroko National Park, an exceptionally beautiful, narrow ravine created by the Liwu river which has cut deep into the mountains of solid marble. Pass by the Tunnel of Nine Turns, Ci Mu Bridge, and stop at Swallow Grotto and Changchun Temple. Return to Taipei stopping at Cingshui Cliff and driving through Syue-Shan Long Tunnel.

 

Day 7 Depart Taipei (B)
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

  • Return airport transfers
  • Day tours
  • 6 nights’ accommodation at 4★ hotels
  • English speaking guide
  • Daily breakfast