Introducing Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area
Sun Moon Lake (Rìyuè Tán) is the largest body of freshwater in Taiwan and has one of the island’s loveliest natural landscapes. In his blue period, Picasso would have had no end of inspiration. At an altitude of 762m, the lake is backed by high-forested mountains and boasts good weather year-round. Boating is popular, both touring in large craft and in DIY rowing boats, as is hiking and biking. By the time you read this there will be a hotel offering hot springs.
Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area destination guides
5-Day Best of Taiwan Tour from Taipei: Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge, Kaohsiung and Taitung
This 5-day Taiwan tour will take you around the whole island, opening your eyes to the country’s diverse, astounding beauty and culture. Visit Sun Moon Lake and admire the remote beaches and rocky coastal scenery of places like Tarako National Park.
4-Day Taiwan Tour from Taipei: Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge, Kenting National Park and Hualien
Enjoy an amazing 4-day experience of Taiwan on this tour from Taipei. With your guide, visit beautiful Sun Moon Lake, see various monuments in Tainan and explore lush Kenting National Park and Taroko National Park, filled with incredible marble formations. Hear interesting commentary about the sites you visit, and make plenty of stops for photo opportunities.