2-Day Tour of Sun Moon Lake, Puli and Lukang from Taipei

Tour description provided by Viator

Enjoy the sights of Taiwan’s must-see destinations on this bus tour from Taipei. As you are comfortably seated inside a tour bus, listen to your guide’s interesting stories about the sites you pass. Explore some the region’s most important treasures including the small town of Puli, picturesque Sun Moon Lake and the old town of Lukang. In addition to enjoying informative onboard narration, you will also step off the bus with your guide to visit various attractions.

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)
  • Train ticket back to taipei (if necessary)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • 1 breakfast

What isn't included

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

Itinerary

Day 1: Taipei - Sun Moon Lake
After pickup from your Taipei hotel, your guide will drive you to Puli in the county of Nantou. In your comfortable, air-conditioned tour bus, enjoy a drive through the town and stop for a brief tour inside the Guangxing Paper Factory to learn about the paper-making process. Continue to the scenic area around Sun Moon Lake. Admire the serene views of boats docked by the lake’s pier as you hear stories about various local sites like Tehua Village, the local village of aboriginal people. Make short stops at Wenwu Temple, Tse-En Pagoda and Holy Monk Shrine, among others. In between sightseeing, your guide will make a lunch stop either in Puli or around the Sun Moon Lake area, and will give you suggestions for popular restaurants or local eateries where you can enjoy a delicious meal in the company of your fellow travelers. Overnight: Hotel Del Lago (rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor) near Sun Moon Lake
Day 2: Puli - Lukang (B)
After breakfast, board the bus for a 1-hour (approx.) drive past small and big towns and valleys on the way to Lukang, a small urban township. Hop off the bus for a guided walking tour of the old town to visit extravagant temples like Tianhou Temple and Lung Shan Temple, both boasting a large number of halls dedicated to folk deities. Head back to Taipei either by the tour bus or by train (included). If your guide decides to take the train back, you will be driven to the Changhua Station to board the train. Once you arrive in Taipei, your driver will meet you at the station to transfer you back to your hotel.