2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival Tour

2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival is going to held at Hsinchu. 
2021 Lantern Festival Date: 26FEB-7MAR2021   

Day 1 -  Departure from Australia
Depart flight from Sydney / Brisbane / Melbourne, Australia with China Airlines CI52 / CI54 / CI58 22:10 to Taiwan.


Day 2 - Taipei / PingXi / Chiufen / Yehliu / Dienshuei / Taipei (B)
B: Traditional Taiwanese Breakfast 
L: ChiuFen Village Gourmet (your own expense)
 Own arrangement at Taipei Lantern Festival
On arrival into Taipei International Airport at approx 5AM in the morning, you will be met by your friendly Taiwan Holidays & Travel Tour Guide who will greet you at the Taipei Airport Arrival Lobby. 
You will be served traditional Taiwanese Breakfast, then be transfered to to Pingxi, which is famous for sky lantern experience (included) - a must-do experience in Taiwan. The international event, PingXi Sky Lantern Festival is one of the three most popular customs of lantern festival in Taiwan. 
Feel spirited away in this decommissioned gold minning mountain, Chiufen Village - originally built by the Japanese and now a maze of lanes and alleyways with rich history and culture. Founded during the Qing Dynasty, this small town was a relatively isolated village until the discovery of gold during the Japanese occupation in 1893, quickly developing the town due to the gold rush. Many buildings here remain unchanged to this day, reflecting the Japanese influence on both architecture and culture in Taiwan. During World War II, the town housed a Japanese Prisoner of War Camp where capture Allied Force soldiers (main British and Australians) were forced to work in the gold mines. After the war, gold mining activities declined, and the Chiufen Village today exists as a tourist destination remembering and celebrating Taiwanese history and culture. 
After lunch at 
Chiufen Village (your own expenses), we will depart for Yehliu Geology Park. It is known for its spectacular rock formations, sculptured throughout the ages by wind and sea erosion leaving fascinating pillars, including the famous "Queen's Head" and "Fairy's Shoe". 
Tonight you will join the 2021 Taipei Lantern Festival (to be confirmed by Taiwan government).  You will be able to see the beautiful display of lanterns in the event.  There are many traditional lanterns, electromechanical lantern displays, and large themed lanterns sponsored and designed by different organisations.  Overnight stay at Howard Plaza Hotel, which is 
located at the most convenient & popular & busiest shopping district of Taipei City! 

Hotel: Howard Plaza Hotel, Taipei (5*) 


Day 3 - Taipei / Taipei City / National Palace Museum / 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival at Hsinchu / Taipei (B/L/D)

B: Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
 Taiwanese Gourmet Restaurant 
Own arrangement at Hsinchu Lantern Festival
After breakfast, we will firstly visit Martyrs' Shrine & National Palace Museum (has the largest Chinese art and painting collection - more than 650,000 pieces). Lunch will be held at the Taiwanese gourmet restaurant. After lunch, we will visit Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, National Theatre & Concert Hall .  After that, you will be treated by the famous Taiwanese foot massage. You will sit in the reclining comfortable couche to receive the foot rubs from massage therapists. The massage concentrate swiftly pressing, probing and prodding. Some, albeit groaning, seem to enjoy the massage, which is popular among the local Taiwanese after a hard day's work. Tonight you will join the highlight of this tour, 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival at Hsinchu.  Colourful lanterns of all sizes and shapes has always been the main feature of the Lantern Festival.  You can enjoy different kinds of lantern display, Taiwanese food and the performances there.  This event been strongly recommended by the CNN & Lonely Planet the must do list in Taiwan. 

Hotel:Howard Plaza Hotel, Taipei (5*)


Day 4 - Taipei / Taroko National Park / Hualien (B/L/D)
B: Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
L: Aboriginal Gourmet Meal
Hualien Gourmet at Hotel
This morning you will depart
 to Hualien via Su-Hua Highway and Hsuei-Shan Long Tunnel (12.9 kilometers), we will drive pass the "Chingshuei Clifflocated on the section of the Suao-Hualien Highway that stretches between Heping and Chongde stations, is one of the most spectacular sights on Taiwan's Pacific coast. The cliff is more than 1,000 meters high and drops almost vertically into the sea. The highway snakes along its curving face more than 20 kilometers, with the sheer cliff rising on one side and a sheer drop to the ocean on the other.  Then will drive for north of Hualien - the obscure coastal village of Chi Hsing Bay. The beach here remains undeveloped and have a spectacular backdrop of mountains. It is a great place to relax. We then visit Taroko Gorge National Park. The Taroko Gorge is an exceptionally beautiful area of Taiwan. It is the "Seven Wonder of Asia", its 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. Stops will be made at Eternal Spring ShrineSwallow GrottoTunnel of Nine TurnsMarble BridgeTienshiang and Marble Factory.  Tonight you will be stayed overnight at Hualien City.

Hotel: Chateau De Chine Hotel, Hualien (5*)


Day 5 - Hualien / Butterfly Valley / Luye Hill  / Taitung  (B/L/D)

B: Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
L: Gourmet Meal at Butterfly Valley
D: Local Taitung Gourmet

After Breakfast at the hotel, we will visit Aboriginal Amei Tribe Culture Centre & Historical GuanFu Sugar Factory. The Amis are an Austronesian ethnic group native to Taiwan. They are one of the sixteen officially recognized peoples of Taiwanese aborigines.  Then we will stop at “Butterfly Valley” which is abundance with beautiful landscape and natural environment. It's just the perfect essence to a perfect relaxing vacation and well renowned butterfly sceneries. Here you can enjoy an unique natural experience and amazing comfortable sensation Outdoor Hot Spring & Spa in the deluxe Butterfly Valley Resort. Then we will drive thru the HuaTong Mt Route, to visit Luye Hill (Luye Gaotai) located in the mesmerizing East Rift Valley Scenic Area filled by high mountains, hills, terraces, and plains, providing an ideal location for hot air ballongs. Luye Hill is also fames for its tea, one may find the fields down the hill are most likely tea plantation. In additions, it is a popular spot for paragliding and camping.  After that we will drive to "Tainan Aboriginal Beinan Cultural Village" it is the site where the Neolithic Beinan People who live here 2000-3000 years ago, BC civil human evidences have been found.  Overnight at Taitung and enjoy a relaxing 'water therapy spa" at the 5 star hotel in Taitung.

Hotel: Naruwan Hotel, Taitung (5*)


Day 6 - Taitung / Kenting / Kaohsiung (B/L)
B: Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
L: Fresh Kenting Seafood
 Own arrangement at Kaohsiung Lantern Festival
After breakfast, the tour will depart 
to Taitung via the Scenic Southern Link Highway for today's exciting journey towards the east side of Taiwan. Today's highlight for many visit Taiwan is a visit to Kenting National Park, undoubtedly one of the most beautifully reserved natural forest in Taiwan. It is located in south of Taiwan with popular beach bordering on the tropical region of Taiwan where palm tree, banana trees, sugar cane and surfing beach are part of the scene. It's an excellent place for swim, surf, and dive. Other sightseeings will be visited today are the southernmost tip of Taiwan,  "Maopitou" (named after the shape of cat-nose-like rock.) & 'Sail Rock'. The coast of coral reef is worth a visit for land-reforms which strongly affected by wave erosions, efflorescence, and salt-soaking. The natural landscape like wave erosion caves, ditches, and pillars are amazing, sea view here is attractive and very enjoyable. The Oluanpi Light House will also be visited (it is the world's first military equipped light house).   Tonight you will join the 2021 Kaohsiung Lantern Festival (to be confirmed by Taiwan government).  You will able to see the beautiful display of lanterns in the event.  Local and overseas folk troupes dedicate their remarkable performances to the festival’s goers. Many other performance groups also bring their impressive shows to the audience. Tonight you will stay at the brand new 5 star hotel in Kaohsiung City next to Lotus Lake & Kaohsiung Park and night market.      

Hotel: Garden Villa Hotel, Kaohsiung (5*)


Day 7 - Kaohsiung / Taiwan International Orchid Shows TIOS / Chiayi (B/D)
B: Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
Own arrangement at TIOS
D: Taiwanese Gourmet at East Garden

After breakfast, we will depart Kaohsiung.  Today transfer to Tainan and enjoy the beautiful exhibition of 2021 Taiwan Internationa Orchid Show (TIOS), brings visitors a floral showcase infused with the traditional charm of a city boasting 400 years of history.  Dinner at East Garden Restaurant, you will feel like dining at an antique atmosphere of traditional Jiangnan garden.  Overnight stay at Chiayi city, there is a night market near your hotel.

Hotel: Maison de Chine Hotel, Chiayi (5*) 


Day 8 - Chiayi / Sun Moon Lake / Taipei (B/L)
B: Buffet Breakfast at Hotel
L: Meal voucher at Nine Tribes Culture Village
Taipei 101 DinTaiFung Dumplings House
After Breakfast, you will be transfered to Nantou, where Sun Moon Lake is located. It is Taiwan's largest lake with the east side shaped like "Sun", and West side shaped like "Moon", hence the name "Sun Moon Lake". Sightseeing at the Ita Thao Village, it is a cultural village for tourists to appreciate the traditional culture, songs and dancing of the thao tribe. Experience Sun Moon Lake Sky Ropeway (1878m length) for the beautiful panoramic view of the lake.  Then depart for "Nine Aboriginal Tribes Culture Village" to see the shows and beautiful garden of the theme park and Aboriginal culture village.  Lunch voucher will be provided inside the village.   After tour around the Aboriginal Culture Village, drive back to Taipei and dinner at Taipei 101 DinTaiFung Dumplings House before check in at Howard Plaza Hotel.

Hotel:  Howard Plaza Hotel, Taipei (5*)

Day 9 - Taipei / Time At Leisure / Taipei Int'l Airport (B)
After breakfast, you will have leisure time to explore the vibrant city of Taipei. Taipei is a shopaholic's heaven. You can find all sorts of bargain to all the world famous brands at one shopping district. You may catch the MRT to many parts of the city, e,g. XimendingXingyi Shopping DistrictEast Chungxiao Area for shopping. See some suggestions by click here. About 7PM in the evening, meet at hotel lobby and you will be transferred to the Taipei International Airport for flight back to Australia at 23:30PM. 

Day 10 - Arrive Australia
The flight will arrive Sydney approximately 12:15PM. 


Images of Our Hotels on Tour:


Maison de Chine Hotel, Chiayi (5*)
Maison de Chine Hotel Chiayi Taiwan 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival

Garden Villa Hotel, Kaohsiung (5*)

Naruwan Hotel, Taitung (5*)

Chateau de Chine Hotel, Hulaine (5*)
 Chateau de Chine Hotel Hualien Taiwan 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival Tour

Howard Plaza Hotel, Taipei (5*)
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Price guide


 2021 Taiwan

Lantern Festival
10 Days Grand Tour

Tour Code: TWG8D7N

Departure Date:

28 FEB 2021

  Adult Price Child Price* 
  $2580 $2080


Single Room Supplement: $630

Land Only: $1800 

# Child price  is for child between 2-12 yr old to share bed with existing bedding (child no bed and sharing 1TWN room with 2 adults) 
# Child between 2-12 yr old to have a bed (share room with 1-2 audlts), is $2080 per child.
* High season surcharge min $400-$900 p.p. apply, depends on the departure dates. 

Printable English Itinerary for 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival Tour Click Here




  • Return international economy airfare with China Airlines
  • 7 Nights hotel accommodation (5 star hotels)
  • Return Airport / Hotel Transfers
  • Meals as specified (B=7, L=5, D=4)
  • Admission and Entrance fees
  • Mandarin & English speaking tour guide throughout the whole tour
  • Tour Insurance


  • FREE Taiwanese Foot Massage
  • FREE Taiwanese Hot Spring.
  • FREE entrance to 2021 Taiwan Lantern Festival at Hsinchu

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  • Airport & Government Taxes (Approx min $220 p.p.)
  • Passports & Visa (if applicable)
  • Tips min. A$9 p.p. per day x 8 days = A$72 (NT$1600)
  • Drinks & Food not mentioned in your itinerary
  • All other items of a personal nature. 


  • All prices are in AUD, and based on PER PERSON TWIN SHARE. Prices are indicative only and are subject to change at anytime due to currency fluctuations.
  • During Public Holidays or Special Events surcharges may apply. Please always check with our consultants for more details.
  • Child Price is available from 2-11 years old (inclusive)  without bed (includes meals), but must sharing exist TWN room with 2 Adults. 
  • Child who is under 2 years old (no bed & no meal) we would charge 10% of adults price.
  • Minimum 10 passengers per group is required.

B= Breakfast, L=Lunch. D=Dinner

Chinese Itinerary click here. 中文行程


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Sun Moon Lake
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