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Discover the wonders of the world’s biggest marble gorge – Taroko Gorge, enjoy a tranquil night at Sun Moon Lake and Discover the unique landform and biodiversity in Kenting National Park.

Inclusions:
  • 7 night guided luxury vacation
  • 7 night 4 & 5 star accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Professional licensed English speaking tour guide
  • Local transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pick-up and drop-off at hotel
Jun 1, 2024 – Mar 30, 2025 from $1769
Single Supplement + $1260

Biweekly – Saturday and Sunday departure
Not included: Gratuities, lunch & dinner, personal expenses and any services not mentioned in the inclusions

Note: Hotels will be assigned by the supplier closer to departure and will be listed on their app for you to view. Travel Best Bets has no control over the hotels and their location that are arranged for this package.

Highlights:
  • Luxury tour with 4 to 5-star hotel or resort accommodation
  • Discover the wonders of the world’s biggest marble gorge – Taroko Gorge
  • Enjoy a tranquil night at Sun Moon Lake
  • Discover the unique landform and biodiversity in Kenting National Park
  • Enjoy a scenic drive along the last unspoiled land of Taiwan – East Coast National Scenic Area

Day 1: Taipei 

Upon arrival at Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), you will be met and transferred to your hotel by private car (NO guide). The remainder of the day will be free.

Day 2: Taipei (B)

Our first stop is Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, an impressive monument in memory of President Chiang Kai-shek. After that, we will depart to the Grand Hotel Taipei and have a photo stop. This 5-star hotel is another historical landmark. On the way to the Grand Hotel, our tour guide will have a quick introduce when we pass by Presidential Office Building, a symbolic landmark and historical site in Taipei City. After the photo stop, we will depart to Martyrs’ Shrine. The highlight of this place is guard changing ceremony. Our last stop is the world-famous National Palace Museum, which has a collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese artifacts and artworks throughout 8,000 years of Chinese art over multiple dynasties.

Day 3: Taipei – Sun Moon Lake (B)

To be picked up at lobby of hotel in Taipei City, we will 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. 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, Ita Thao Indigenous Village, Xuanzhuang Temple and Ci En Pagoda. After touring round Sun Moon Lake, check in 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

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

Check out hotel, we will stop by Xiangshan Visitor Center before driving 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 and communicate with some of the monks or nuns during the visit. Continuously, we will 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.

Day 5: Kaohsiung – Kenting – Chihpen Hot Springs – 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 lighthouse, Maobitou, Chuanfan(sail) Rock and Longpan Park. Continuously we will drive to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Overnight stay at Chihpen.

Enjoy natural hot spring at Hotel Royal Chihpen

Day 6: Taitung – East Coast National Scenic Area – Hualien (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), Fanshuliao marble factory and the exhibition hall. Late afternoon, we will proceed to Hualien for overnight stay at Taroko National Park.

Day 7: Hualien – Taroko Gorge – Qingshui Cliff – Taipei (B)

After breakfast, we will make a 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. Stops will be made at Taroko Gorge Gateway, Shakadang Trail or Lushui Trail, Swallow Grotto, Cihmu Bridge and Changchun Temple (Eternal Spring Shrine). We will then drive back to Taipei with a stop at Qingshui Cliff, drive through Syue-Shan Long Tunnel (12.9 Kms) to arrive at around 6 PM.

Day 8: Departure (B)

At leisure until check out and you will be transferred to airport for departure flight by private car

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All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287