Welcome to Western Taiwan

Keen on the outdoors? Head to Yushan National Park to climb the highest peak in Northeast Asia; if you continue down the back-route trails you’ll be in total wilderness for days at a time. Alternatively, feel the breeze in your hair and the mud between your toes at Gaomei Wetlands. For a glimpse of indigenous traditions, spend the night at one of the firefly-lit villages in the Alishan Range.

Fancy a taste of Taiwanese nostalgia? Look no further than the Japanese-era railway legacy in Alishan and Chiayi, or Lukang's quaint red-tiled streets, all of which provide inspiring examples of the Taiwan of yore.

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$459 Day Trips & Excursions

Nantou Walking On Sky Ladder Day Tour from Taichung

You will be picked up at your hotel in Taichung City or Taichung Station (TRA or HSR) at 9am and proceed to Nantou for this exciting full-day tour.In order to make tourists easier to reach Taiji Canyon, Taiwanese government built a sky ladder suspension bridge, Zhushan Sky Ladder, on 2 precipices crossing a river. Zhushan Sky Ladder used to be one of the only 2 suspension bridges with ladder in the world. The length is 136 meters with 208 steps and the difference of height is around 20 meters.From the entrance to Taiji Canyon, you walk through bamboo forest, climb thousands stairs, crouch through hole in the rock, cross Earth God Temple, and you will reach Green Dragon Waterfall. The water from the waterfall flows across Taiji Canyon. There are many waterfalls on the giant rock along the canyon. One of these looks really like a human face, with eyebrows, nose, cheek, and even with tears. When the tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Taichung City or Taichung Main Station.Attractions you will visit: Taiji Canyon Zhushan Sky Ladder Earth God Temple Green Dragon Waterfall Come to Nantou to get back to nature, and leave feeling rejuvenated!

$20 Tours & Sightseeing

Taoyuan Old Town Night Tour

We will take you back to Qing, Japanese colonial period, before and after WWII and present, to spiritual temple of Taoyuan built in Qing Dynasty, the location where prince from Japan royal family stayed in 1895, passing through one of the four remaining legal brothels in Taiwan in red light district, seeing those amazing old houses hidden behind billboards and signs and tasting home-made maltose from the shop run for 5 generations!Take you to all the spots you need to know in old town Taoyuan, to see and discover the hidden beauty with night light healing a city so riddled with sheet metals and buildings.

$33 Walking & Biking Tours

Leisure Cycling Experience & Gaomei Wetlands Sunset & Fengjia Night Market

Enjoy a complimentary HSR Taichung Station pickup & Fengjia Night Market hotel pickup around at 1:00~1:30pm. Departing from your pickup point, you'll first head to Dongfeng Bicycle Greenway & Houfeng Bikeway to enjoy 2-hour scenic bike ride. It is a fantastic and safe route for a brief bike ride with family, kids and friends with a total length of 16 kilometers. This bikeway preserves old railway stations along the path to add up more fun and also is filled with natural landscapes, Hakka culture, and endless greenery.After exploring the bikeway, you’ll head toward Gaomei Wetlands that is a grassy and muddy tidal flat to catch the sea breeze and watch beautiful sunset and also can spots thousands of crabs, mud-skippers and rare birds. After the completion of the tour, enjoy the worry-free transfer back to HSR Taichung Station or Fengjia Night Market or your hotels near Fengjia Night Market. You can try out great variety of street food here, like Chinese omelet, octopus ball, papaya milk, bubble milk tea...etc. Do not miss the best night market in Taiwan.

$40 Tours & Sightseeing

iBike Tour: City Biking and Visiting in Taichung

At  8:30am, you will meet your tour guide at Maple Valley Park iBike Station. Riding along the roads of the city in a slower pace, and enjoying sunshine and healthy exercise while discovering a new city. This tour starts from the modern side of the city and then slowly move to the historical side of it, so you will see everything that you need to see to proudly tell the others that you have been to Taichung.You will be visiting or passing by below major attractions in the city: Maple Valley Park National Taichung Theater (Taichung Metropolitan Opera House) Calligraphy Greenway National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Natural Way Six Arts Cultural Center Old Taichung City Hall Old Taichung Railway Station There are convenient stores everywhere on the way, so no need to carry a lot of food or water supplies with you. Just come and enjoy and to have most fun out of this wonderful biking experience. Before end of bike tour, you will receive a complimentary cup of famous Taiwan bubble tea from the its original birth place.

$199 Walking & Biking Tours

Sun Moon Lake Full-day Bike Tour

At 7:30am, you will be greeted by your tour guide at Taiwan High Speed Rail Taichung Station or any pre-agreed point in Taichung. Depart for Sun Moon Lake, and upon arriving choose a comfortable bicycle. Ride along the bike paths at a slower pace and enjoy astonishing views.You will be visiting or passing by below major attractions around Sun Moon Lake Sun Moon Lake Siang Shan Bikeway Moon Lake Bikeway ShueiShe Wharf Yidashao Pier Wen Wu Temple Xuanzhuang Temple Xiangshan Visitor Center Sun Moon Lake Peacock Garden Sun Moon Lake Butterfly Garden  At the end of the bike tour, you will receive a complimentary gift of famous Yuchi black tea.

$165 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Enjoy Taichung Highlight Attractions In Day Tour

In this tour you will enjoy Taichung fascinating and full of fun. Here is a suggested itinerary, but we are always able to adjust it to your personal preference. Meet your tour guide at your Taichung hotel lobby. Then transfer to Taichung Train Station, visit the old station one side platform and one island platform. Walk to Miyahara, there many types of tea and chocolates sold there of which you might not be able to find outside of Taiwan. Then transfer to National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, is the first and the only national-grade fine arts museum in Taiwan. Next stop is Rainbow Village, the village is very colorful, definitely a good place to take many photos and even an insta-worthy shot. Visit the most beautiful university Tunghai University. You can't say you visited Taiwan if you've never been to a night market here. So transfers to Feng Chia Night Market have dinner in one of the night markets and try many kinds of local dishes. At last, your accommodation in Taichung City drops off.