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Tainan is best visited in winter: it’s warm (in the high-20°Cs) and dry, but there are few tourists. Traditional festival days are, of course, a great time to come, as are the local birthdays of temple gods.


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1-Day Tainan City Private Tour of Taiwan

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), West Central District, TainanVisitDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Anping Fort (Anping gubao), Anping, TainanVisitDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Taipei Confucius Temple, Datong, TaipeiVisitDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Shennong Street, West Central District, TainanVisitDuration: 1 hourStop At: Anping Tree House, Anping, TainanVisitDuration: 1 hour

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Taiwan Mountain and Lake Tour (6-Day Private Tour)

Itinerary:Day 1 - Taipei - Hsinchu - Sun Moon Lake • Morning pickup at your hotel and stop at a local tea farm to experience some Hakka culture and tea. • Visit a quaint local village in the hills and depart for Puli. Vsit the paper factory to learn how paper is made. • Dinner at Jindu restaurant, made with fresh mountain vegetables. • Overnight at Einhan Resort Day 2 - Sun Moon Lake • Begin with a morning lake cruise. Back on dry land, we’ll head up to Cien Pagoda for an incredible view. • After lunch, we’ll bring you to a restored Japanese-era tea plantation which is as educational as it is scenic. • Take the afternoon to explore around the lake. In the evening, you can walk the night market like streets of Ita Tha and sample local snacks. • Overnight at Einhan Resort Day 3 - Sun Moon Lake - Alishan • The drive to Alishan is a mountainous beauty, offering views of the highest peaks in Taiwan. • We will arrive in time for a late lunch. You can then check in and freshen up before taking an afternoon hike in this ancient and pristine forest sitting on top of the world. • Dinner at the hotel. • Overnight at Alishan House Day 4 -  Alishan National Park - Tainan • Optional wakeup at 4am to see the spectacular sunrise over the mountains. • Visit an old Japanese lumber train and explore stunning tea gardens surrounding. There are many hiking trails in this area. • After lunch and a hike, we will continue the adventure to Tainan - the ancient capital of Taiwan. • Overnight at Tainan Royal Hotel Day 5 - Tainan Heritage Tour • Tainan is famous for its temples and its food. After breakfast, we will start with the oldest area of Tainan, An Ping. • Explore Fort Zeelandia, the stronghold built by the Dutch East India Company in the early 1630s. • For people who love to wander through narrow side-streets and characterful neighborhoods, An Ping has a lot to offer. • Visit the Confucius Temple and several other places of interest in the old heart of Tainan. • Overnight at Tainan Royal Hotel: Day 6 - Tainan to Taipei • Walking or cycling tour of Tainan in the morning. We can go to food markets, parks and coffee houses to see how people in Tainan spent their time. Tainan is a very slow-paced city and you get a lot of value from just walking around and soaking up the local culture.  • After checking out from the hotel in the afternoon you will make your way back up to Taipei via the impressive High-Speed Rail. • You can also go on the High-Speed Rail directly to the airport if you prefer.

$931 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Around Taiwan in 8 days

Day1. • Taipei free and easy • Accommodation: TripAdivosr 3-Star Check Inn or equivalentDay2. • Pick-up at hotel in Taipei City • Drive along the picturesque Qingshui Cliff, the largest coastal cliff in Taiwan • Explore the breathtaking, world-renowned Taroko National Park • Enjoy a guided tour of its spectacular mountains, marble canyons, gorges, rapid rivers, and stunning waterfalls • Accommodations: TripAdivosr 3.5-Star Day Plus Hualien (or equivalent)Day3. • Breakfast at hotel • Drive on the scenic Highway 9 through the bucolic East Rift Valley • Visit the Tropic of Cancer Marker • Cycle on beautiful roads and bike paths passing through rice paddies and flower filled fields. • Accommodation:  TripAdivosr 3-Star TCE Resort or equivalent  Day4. • Breakfast at hotel • Drive across Taiwan’s southern banana belt region • Reach Kaohsiung and explore the spacious grounds and the great Buddha of Taiwan’s largest Buddhist monastery • Arrive in Tainan, Taiwan’s oldest city and spiritual heart • Accommodation: TripAdivosr 4-Star The Place Tainan or equivalent    Day5. • Breakfast at hotel • Cultural exploration of Tainan including ancient temples, neighborhoods and fortresses. • Healing soak at the geothermal Guanziling Mud Springs of Tainan • Drive from Tainan to Chiayi • Accommodation: TripAdivosr 3.5-Star Hotel Day Plus Chiayi or equivalentDay6. • Breakfast at hotel • Visit the old town of Lugang, famous for its temples, culture and historical sites • Discover the old folks and snacks in Lugang old street and traditional arts in Lugang Osmanthus Alley Artist Village • Create your own traditional dough figurine • Accommodation: TripAdivosr 3.5-Star Hotel Day Plus Taichung or equivalentDay7. • Breakfast at hotel • Enjoy the majestic scenery of Sun Moon Lake and go on a scenic shuttle boat tour • Exploration and tea tour at the Maolanshan Tea Plantation • Shopping at Taipei 101 shopping mall • Accommodation: TripAdivosr 3-Star Check Inn or equivalentDay8. • Taipei free and easy

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8-days Self Drive in Taiwan

Day 1. Airport to Taipei City • Airport pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Taipei City. • Pick up your car (led by local rental car service) Accommodation: TripAdivosr 3-Star Check Inn or equivalentDay 2. Taipei to HualienSuggested Itinerary: • Drive along the picturesque Qingshui Cliff, the largest coastal cliff in Taiwan • Explore the breathtaking, world-renowned Taroko National Park • Enjoy its spectacular mountains, marble canyons, gorges, rapid rivers, and stunning waterfalls Accommodations: TripAdivosr 3.5-Star Day Plus Hualien (or equivalent)Day3. Hualien to TaitungSuggested Itinerary: • Breakfast at hotel • Drive on the scenic Highway 9 through the bucolic East Rift Valley • Visit the Tropic of Cancer Marker • Cycle on beautiful roads and bike paths passing through rice paddies and flower filled fields. Accommodation:  TripAdivosr 3-Star TCE Resort or equivalent  Day4. Taitung to TainanSuggested Itinerary: • Breakfast at hotel • Drive across Taiwan’s southern banana belt region • Reach Kaohsiung and explore the spacious grounds and the great Buddha of Taiwan’s largest Buddhist monastery • Arrive in Tainan, Taiwan’s oldest city and spiritual heart Accommodation: TripAdivosr 3-Star Jia-Jia-at West Market Hotel or equivalent    Day5. Tainan to ChiayiSuggested Itinerary: • Breakfast at hotel • Cultural exploration of Tainan including ancient temples, neighborhoods and fortresses. • Healing soak at the geothermal Guanziling Mud Springs of Tainan • Drive from Tainan to Chiayi Accommodation: TripAdivosr 3.5-Star Hotel Day Plus Chiayi or equivalentDay6. Chiayi to TaichungSuggested Itinerary: • Breakfast at hotel • Visit the old town of Lugang, famous for its temples, culture and historical sites • Discover the old folks and snacks in Lugang old street and traditional arts in Lugang Osmanthus Alley Artist Village • Create your own traditional dough figurine Accommodation: TripAdivosr 3.5-Star Hotel Day Plus Taichung or equivalentDay7. Taichung to TaipeiSuggested Itinerary: • Breakfast at hotel • Enjoy the majestic scenery of Sun Moon Lake and go on a scenic shuttle boat tour • Exploration and tea tour at the Maolanshan Tea Plantation • Shopping at Taipei 101 shopping mall Accommodation: TripAdivosr 3-Star Check Inn or equivalentDay8. Taipei to the Airport • Return the car and get dropped off at the TPE Airport

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Private charter to Tainan: customizable day trip

This touring plan is completely up to your choice. You can pick up all wished touring spot by your own, or you can also discuss with the driver when you meet the driver. Here are some of the most famous touring spot in Tainan for you to reference.Chihkan Tower:Chihkan Tower is the oldest building in Tainan's West Central District, and along with Anping District's Anping Fort, are two of Tainan's most famous landmarks. Originally built as Fort Provintia in 1652 by the Dutch, the building set the tone as the location of the administrative center of Tainan, and has gone through numerous repairs and refurbishments over the past 300 years to give it its current appearance. Inside are Haisheng Temple, Wengchang Pavilion and Penghu College , and on the lawn outside stands a statue of Koxinga accepting the surrender of the Dutch. The statue is often scrutinized by both domestic and international tourists as they take in his heroic appearance. Anping Old Fort:A combined Dutch military and commercial force captured modern day Anping in 1624, and built Fort Zeelandia as its defensive stronghold, which was completed in 1634. In 1662, Koxinga successfully took the Dutch fort back, and changed the name to Anping. The inner fort became the seat of government for Taiwan, and so it was known by Taiwanese as King's Fort. During the Qing Dynasty, excessive silting of the Taijiang shore gradually reduced the fort's importance, and it was neglected after being damaged by Qing soldiers who took building materials for the building of Eternal Golden Castle. The fort was rebuilt after the Japanese Colonial Period, and renamed Anping Old Fort after World War II.Hayashi Department Store:On June 30th 2013, the Hayashi Department Store(林百貨), the largest of Tainan's old building's, was opened for tours after refurbishment. Crowds lined up from 7 am until the afternoon to enter the "five story building" built in 1932 during the Japanese Colonial Time. It was a very busy part of Tainan, but after the end of the Japanese Colonial Period, the owner returned to Japan, and the Hayashi Department Store was left empty, leaving people to eventually forget about its former glory. In 2014, its status as a department store was restored, with a great many limited edition Hayashi goods on sale inside.Also you can visit Tainan travel agency official website for more information.https://www.twtainan.net/en

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Private charter to Tainan: ultimate Tainan full day trip!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Hayashi Department Store, West Central District, TainanThe hayashi department store is an old department store built by Japanese during early 1900's. Although it has been abandoned since the WW2 ends. It is now refreshed and opened again. You can buy some local Tainan food, treats,and various kind of hand-made products.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Chikanlou-Dashi-Temple, West Central District, TainanChihkan Tower is the oldest building in Tainan's West Central District , and along with Anping District's Anping Fort, are two of Tainan's most famous landmarks.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Guohua Street, Yongkang, TainanThe Guohua Street is an old street where you can taste various kind of Tainan street food and sweet deserts. The most famous deserts here is the NINAO soft cream. If you bool this tour, you will be given free soft cream depends on number of travelers( 1 for each person).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Anping Fort (Anping gubao), Anping, TainanA combined Dutch military and commercial force captured modern day Anping in 1624, and built Fort Zeelandia as its defensive stronghold, which was completed in 1634. Near by lies the Anping tree house and Anping ancient street.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Jingzijiao Wapan Salt FieldsJing Zhai Jiao Tile Paved Salt Fields were Beimen's first salt fields, and the oldest remains of tile paved salt fields in existence, and feature beautiful art made from salt tiles that resemble mosaics. Duration: 1 hour