Taiwan Discovery

Classic, Taipei to Taipei

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Ample appetites and eager explorers come together on this 10-day tour through Taiwan. Just off Asia's typical tourist trail, Taiwan's vibrant culture shows through its bustling metropolises, awe-inspiring natural landscapes, and of course, those mouthwatering night markets. Embark on these unique experiences alongside newfound friends that have equally ambitious plans to see and do it all.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Full day north coast excursion
  • Tainan walking tour
  • Night market walk
  • Sun Moon Lake hike and cycling tour
  • Taroko National Park excursion with Baiyang Trail Hike
  • Visit Hualien Railway Cultural Park
  • Visit a tea farm
  • Visit and lunch at the National Center for Traditional Arts
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore the teahouses and street food stalls of jiufen
  • Eat your way through tainan's famous night market
  • Enjoy a bike ride around picturesque sun moon lake
  • See grottos and waterfalls in taroko national park
  • Wander through the bustling metropolis of taipei

Itinerary

Taipei Arrive at any time.
Taipei Enjoy a scenic excursion to the northern coast stopping at Yehliu Geo Park before arriving at Jiufen, a former gold-mining centre. Take a walking tour in this quaint mountain town adorned with traditional teahouses and street food stalls. Continue on with stops at the Golden Waterfall and the Bay of Two Colours to Shifen Village, where we explore the winding laneways and walk to the waterfall. Return to Taipei this evening.
Taipei/Tainan Catch the high speed train to Tainan. Enjoy a walk in the old city and visit Chikan Tower, Confucius Temple, and Anping Fort. In the evening, visit the famous night market.
Tainan/Sun Moon Lake Continue exploring Tainan the first capital city of Taiwan with a walking tour through the Anping historic district. Wander the crooked lanes of the old town past traditional houses and stop at the Tree House and Anping Fort. Later, head to the Sun Moon Lake area and visit Wen Wu Temple.
Sun Moon Lake Explore Sun Moon Lake, visit the Xuan Zhang Shrine and Tse En Pagoda. Afterwards, hop on a bicycle and ride around the lake to take in stunning views, then enjoy a hike on the Mt. Maolan trail. Later visit the Shueishe Wharf area.
Sun Moon Lake / Taroko (Hualien) Set out on a scenic drive with sweeping views of "Taiwan Alps". Arrive in Hualien, gateway to Taroko national park.
Hualien/Taroko National Park Spend the day exploring Taroko National Park. Visit the Swallow Grotto, Eternal Spring Shrine, and Taroko Gorge Gateway.
Hualien/Yilan Enjoy a stunning drive along Qingshui Cliff then visit Qixing lake and the Hualien railway cultural park. Later, catch the local train to the lively metropolis of Yilan. Famed for its black sand beach, waterfalls, and mountains, take free time to explore the beautiful scenery, excellent nightlife, and delicious food.
Yilan/Taipei Morning visit to the Wufenchi Waterfall and a tea farm. After, stop at the National Center for Traditional Arts for lunch and some free time. Later catch a bus back to Taipei and opt to join a farewell dinner.
Taipei Depart at any time.
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