5 Days Taiwan Tour
Taiwan, the largest island in China,includes Taiwan Island, the Penghu Islands and 80 other smaller neighboring islands and islets.Taiwan has a very rich traditional Chinese culture. The blending of Hakka, Taiwanese, has produced a rich plethora of cultural and social colors. When you are taking a vacation in Taiwan, do not miss the opportunity to taste different Chinese cuisines, such as Zhejiang from China, Hunan, Guangdong, Yunnan, Shanghai, Beijing, Sichuan, and others from China.
The name of Taiwan comes from the first Chinese administration in the island. Located to the southeast of the Chinese mainland opposite Fujian Province, the island province of Taiwan is flanked by the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Taiwan Straits to the west.
Taiwan is a humid region. The northern part, middle mountain area and western plain are abundant with rainfalls in different periods. June to October is the typhoon season in Taiwan, with July to September offering the most activities to experience. The months with the most rainy days are in plum rain season in May and June while thundershower mostly came in the afternoons in summer
Best time to go:
June to October is the typhoon season in Taiwan, with July to September offering the most activities to experience.
Taipei - Sun Moon Lake
You'll be picked up at your hotel in Taipei for a drive south to Sun Moon Lake, located in the lofty mountains of central Taiwan about 2,500 feet (762 meters) above sea level.
Around the lake - the largest body of water in Taiwan -- stop at Wenwu Temple or Literature Warrior Temple, dedicated to Confucius and Kuan Ti, the Protector of Buddhism. You'll also visit Holy Monk Shrine and Tse-En Pagoda. Proceed to your hotel for check-in and relax in the nearby natural hot springs.
Sun Moon Lake - Kaohsiung (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Fo Guang Shan Monastery, one of the most famous Buddhist sites in southern Taiwan. Here, take a walking tour to learn about Buddhist culture. Communicate with some of the monks and nuns during a visit to the Main Shrine, where you will find a massive Buddha statue, and feel free to eat a traditional vegetarian lunch here (own expense).
Afterward, drive to Kaohsiung, the second-largest city in Taiwan. Stop at Former British Consulate, pass by Love River (Ai River), and stroll through Lio Ho Night Market.
Kaoshiung - Kenting - Taitung (B)
Have breakfast and then take a morning tour to Kenting National Park, located on the southern tip of Taiwan. The 37 miles (60 km) of coral-rimmed shoreline along three sides of the park provide many notable attractions. Inside the park, stop at the Oluanpi lighthouse, the Maobitou scenic coastal area and the forest recreation area. Then, continue your drive to Taitung, where you'll stay overnight.
Taitung - Hualien (B)
Start your morning with breakfast before taking an exciting tour of the East Coast National Scenic Area, an unspoiled parcel of land stretching 106 miles (170 km) down the east coast of the island. Erosion and weather conditions have produced a wide range of landforms here.
On your tour, stop at Siaoyeliou, Sanxientai or Sanxiantai (Terrace of the Three Immortals), all scenic spots featuring interesting land formations. You'll also see the Sanxiantai Bridge, Caves of the Eight Immortals and Shitiping, step-like rocks formed by coral reefs.
In the late afternoon, proceed to Hualien for an overnight stay.
Hualien - Taipei (B)
After breakfast, you'll have the whole day visit to Taroko National Park with your guide. See Taroko Gorge, an exceptionally beautiful, narrow marble gorge created by the Liwu River and cut deep into the mountains. See the road that's carved into the rock walls, winding its way under forested peaks and towering cliffs.
Stop at several notable natural sites here, like Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Grotto, Tunnel of Nine Turns, Marble Bridge, Tienhsiang and even a marble factory.
At the end of your tour, you'll head back to Taipei and arrive at around 7pm.
The flight from Shanghai to Taibei has a lot. We can check the flight schedule and availability as per your request.
- Return airfare including air tax
- Meals plan as per your request
- Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
- Private car or van with English speaking guide
- Four-night at the designated Hotels above with daily breakfast
- The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
- Tips to your tour guide and driver
- Travel insurance