Enchanting Taiwan Tour

 Taiwan's history can go as far back as 7000 years ago! The Austronesian ancestors arrived in small groups to the country and are believed to be the earliest known inhabitants of Taiwan.  Learn about Taiwan's history, art and culture on this stunning guided tour.

 

Package Includes:

  • Return airfare with EVA Air
  • 7 nights accommodations in 4-star hotels
  • Daily breakfasts
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Some excursions
  • All taxes, fees & fuel surcharges

 

Full Itinerary:

 

Day 1

DEPART

  • Depart Canada on your way to Taipei.
Day 2

ARRIVAL TAIWAN

  • Upon arrival at Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), you will be met andtransferred to your accommodation hotel by private car (no guide).
  • The remainder of the day will be at leisure.

Day 3

 

HALF DAY TAIPEI CITY TOUR 

  • After breakfast, we will take a tour of Taipei city includes the impressive Chiang
  • Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, National Palace Museum where 5,000 years of
  • Chinese imperial arts and jade collections are exhibited, Martyrs’ Shrine of traditional architecture and change of Honor Guards, a local Taiwanese temple, and Taipei Handicraft Center. The remainder of the day will be free on your own.

Day 4

 

 

TAIPEI / SUN MOON LAKE + Natural Hot Spring

  • To be picked up at lobby of hotel in Taipei City, we will drive to Sun Moon Lake which is located in the middle of Taiwan and situated 762 meters above sea level in the lofty mountains of Central Taiwan. Tour will stop at the famous Wenwu Temple, also known as Literature-Warrior Temple, dedicated to Confucius as Master of Pen and to Kuan Ti as Master of Sword, Holy Monk Shrine and Ci En Pagoda. After touring round Sun Moon Lake, check in hotel.
  • Enjoy natural hot spring at the Fleur de Chine Hotel, Sun Moon Lake.
  • You can also enjoy the walking trails, biking, hiking or boating at the lake.

Day 5

 

 

SUN MOON LAKE / FO GUANG SHAN MONASTERY / KAOHSIUNG 

  • Check out hotel, passing by the lovely small and old Jiji Railway Station, drive to Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery, the most famous Buddhist sacred place of southern Taiwan. Here you will learn about Buddhism during the monastery walking tour to visit “Buddha Memorial Center” and communicate with some of the monks or nuns during the visit, there will be opportunity to taste Buddhist vegetarian lunch (at your own cost). Continuously, we will drive to Kaohsiung which is the second largest city of Taiwan. The tour will take you to Love River and Liuhe Night Market. Overnight stay at Kaohsiung.

Day 6

 

 

KAOHSIUNG / KENTING / ZHIHBEN HOT SPRINGS, TAITUNG

  • Morning tour to Kenting National Park, located at Taiwan’s southern tip and the 37 miles of coral-rimmed shoreline along three sides of the park provide its main attractions. Stops will be made at Eluanbi light house, Maobitou coastal scenic area and Longpan Park. Continuously we will drive to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Overnight stay at Zhiben.

Day 7

 

 

TAITUNG / EAST COAST NATIONAL SCENIC AREA / TAROKO 

  • After breakfast, it will be an exciting East Coast Tour. The East Coast National Scenic Area, known as "Taiwan's last unspoiled land", stretches 170 kilometers down the east coast of the island. Weathering, erosion, and accumulation have produced a wide range of landforms here. Our tour will stop at Xiaoyeliu, Sanxiantai, Shitiping (Stone Steps), marble factory and showroom.
  • Late afternoon, we will proceed to Hualien for overnight stay at Taroko National Park.

Day 8

 

 

TAROKO NATIONAL PARK / TAIPEI 

  • After breakfast, we will make a visit to Taroko National Park. Taroko Gorge is an exceptionally beautiful, narrow raving created by the Liwu river which has cut deep into the mountains of solid marble. A road carved into sheer walls of rock rewinding its way past forested peaks and cliffs towering thousands of feet above it, while hundreds of feet below a river roars past gigantic marble boulders
  • Passing by Tunnel of Nine Turns, Ci Mu Bridge, stops will be made a
  • Swallow Grotto, and Changchun Temple (Eternal Spring Shrine)
  • We will then drive back to Taipei with a stop at Cingshui Cliff, drive throug
  • Syue-Shan Long Tunnel (12.9 Kms) to arrive at around 6 PM.

Day 9 

 

DEPARTURE 

  • At leisure until check out and you will be transferred to airport for departure flight by private car (no guide).
 
 
 
Pricing:
 

Departing From

Adult

Vancouver

CA$2,579

Calgary/Edmonton

CA$2,779

Toronto

CA$2,879

 

*Prices aboce are per person, based on double occupancy.

*Valid for travel: 25 May 2019 - 21 Jun 2019 OR 02 Jul - 14 Aug 2019.

 

 


Terms & Conditions:

Valid for travel times as indicated on the chart above.  Prices above include all taxes, fees and fuel surcharges.  Prices above are per person, based on double occupancy; however, does not include travel visas.  Price is subject to change without notice and all bookings are subject to availability at time of booking. Downunder Travel Ltd. is the agent/broker in this equation and for that reason is not responsible for any issues or incidents which result in clients expenditure outside of the package booked paid for and agreed upon.  Downunder Travel Ltd recommends all passengers purchase cancellation/interruption insurance for protection against any non pre-existing medical conditions which may cause you cancellation penalties or change fees. Your Downunder Travel Specialist can assist with both Cancellation/Interruption Insurance and Medical Insurance.