2-Day Kenting National Park and Kaohsiung City Tour with High-Speed Train Experience

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2-Day Kenting National Park and Kaohsiung City Tour with High-Speed Train Experience information and booking

from
$362
Duration
2 days, 1 night
Departs from
Departs from Taipei hotels
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
7am-8amExact pickup time will be provided by local tour operator upon confirmation
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Tour description provided by Viator

See the best of southwestern Taiwan on this 2-day sightseeing bus tour of Kaohsiung and Kenting National Park from Taipei. Your friendly, expert guide will provide interesting commentary about all the places you pass. Take a high-speed bullet train to Kaohsiung to explore the area’s must-see attractions by bus including Cheng Ching Lake, the Spring and Autumn Pavilions and the historical site of the former British Consulate. Explore Kenting National Park and make stops at scenic areas like the Oluanpi Lighthouse. This sightseeing bus tour is the most comfortable and convenient way to discover this region’s hidden and popular treasures.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Site visits per itinerary 
  • Professional english-speaking guide
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary (b=breakfast, l=lunch, d=dinner)
  • Round-trip train ticket between taipei and kaohsiung
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Itinerary

Day 1: Taipei - Kenting National Park - Kaohsiung
Coach pickup from your hotel will take you to the Taipei Railway Station, where you will board the high-speed bullet train to Kaohsiung. Enjoy this convenient, scenic way of traveling as you speed through Taiwan at 186 mph (300 kph) and reach Kaohsiung in 1.5 hours. Upon arrival, board the bus and pass quaint towns, scenic mountainous regions and flowing rivers on the way to Kenting as you listen to your guide’s entertaining anecdotes. After your 2-hour journey, reach Kenting National Park, Taiwan’s southernmost park, and enjoy gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean, Taiwan Strait, Luzon Strait and the surrounding plains. On your drive through the park, make stops at several places including the Oluanpi Lighthouse and Maobitou, where you can explore by foot with your guide. Afterwards, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Kaohsiung. The time for meals is flexible and is based on your group’s sightseeing schedule. Meals can be enjoyed at local restaurants with your fellow travelers (own expense). Overnight: 4-star garden villa in Kaohsiung or similar
Day 2: Kaohsiung - Taipei (B)
Today, see many of Kaohsiung’s top attractions on a bus tour of the city. Step off the bus with your guide at several stops, like the site of the former British Consulate and the Spring and Autumn Pavilions, a Taoist temple complex by Lotus Lake. Then, explore the area around Chengching Lake, an artificial lake that is a large water source for the region, and see gorgeous pagodas and other recreational areas. After a full day of sightseeing, you will be transferred to the Kaohsiung Station for a return trip back to Taipei on the bullet train. Upon arrival, board your coach to return to your Taipei hotel.