Welcome to Western Taiwan

If you’re looking for variety in your Taiwan travel experience, go west. The Matsu Pilgrimage, one of the country’s biggest and holiest celebrations, is definitely a highlight. This nine-day parade across half of Taiwan is an extravaganza of feasting, prostrating, praying and great acts of generosity.Keen on the outdoors? Head to Yushan National Park to climb the highest peak in Northeast Asia; if you continue down... Read More

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Western Taiwan activities

$125 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Two-Day Trip: Snorkeling in Green Island Taiwan

Green Island is a nature-lover's paradise, this island is sparsely-populated and can be circumnavigated in 30 minutes by scooter. Except for a few small towns on the western and northern part of the island, the island has been kept free from commercial development. This offers visitors unspoiled natural beauty both on and offshore. The climate on Green Island is tropical and the water temperature is fairly constant throughout the year 24 to 29 degree centigrade, making it a great place to dive and enjoy the beach in Taiwan's winter months. Come and experience Green Island in a more environmentally friendly easy going way at affordable rates without losing basic amenities such as air conditioning, TV and private bathrooms . The small boutique you will stay during this trip is located in the little town close to the Human Rights Memorial Park, Museums & Chaiko Beach with seaside walks and a small little harbor in a quiet little village. It's a convenient place to stay on the island, and only take you 1 minute to work to the ocean. You can ride the electric scooter to see around the island as well as to have some fun with snorkeling (includes all equipment and guide in this package).You will be picked-up from train station/airport/hotel in Taitung City Area to harbor, and take ferry to Green Island. Then, you will start you wonderful trip in this peaceful wonderland.

$70 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Small-Group Local Cooking Class in Tainan City

Begin your day after meeting your instructor at the predetermined point of departure. After meeting your chef, join them in the kitchen, where your fresh and seasonal ingredients will be awaiting you. The meal will include lunch with one appetizer, a main course, and of course dessert. Once you have finished cooking, relax and enjoy your meal with your group. Before bidding your chef farewell, you will be presented with a special souvenir to commemorate your day of fun. Sample Menu (Based on seasonality)Appetizer Platter: Salad and Spring RollMain Course: Coffin Toast (Deep-fried toast stuffed with seafood)Dessert: Hand-made Aiyu JellySoft Drink: White Gourd Tea

$220 Shore Excursions

Keelung Port Shore Excursion: Private Taipei Hot Spring Day Tour

When your cruise arrives at Keelung Port, you will be picked at 8:00am and transferred to the Yangmingshan National Park (approx. 1 hour). Yangmingshan National Park is the most “close to urban” national park in the world and also the locals’ favorite relaxing location. Enjoy the pretty and friendly park with fresh air, bird signings and fragrance of flowers. The volcano landscape is the most special part of Yangmingshan Hot Spring. The Cal La Young Garden Resort in Yangmingshan offers mild alkaline sulfuric hot springs with a milky color and a temperate about 70 degrees Celsius. The high altitude location and hot spring water irrigation, tasty hot spring vegetables such as cabbages, loofah, tomato, sweet peppers, cucumber, spinach and many more are available to assure visitors a wonderful hot spring travel experience. Finally, you will visit the Yeliu Geo Park. Yeliu is a cape of Wanli Township with numerous rock formations that have been given imaginative names based on their shapes. These rock formations were formed as geological forces pushed Datun Mountain out of the sea. The best known is the iconic "Queen's Head" and other formations include the "Fairy Shoe", the "Beehive," the "Ginger Rocks" and the "Sea Candles". If you're a nature lover, you will be amazed at how these rockss are formed by the dramatic wave crashes. When the tour ends, you will be transferred back to Keelung Port for your onward journey.