Grand Tour of Taiwan in 10 Days - from $2580

Day 1 - Departure from Australia
Depart from Australia, flying with China Airlines (CI 52  22:10) to Taiwan.

Day 2 - Arrive Taiwan / Sun Moon Lake / Puli / Gukeng (B/L/D)
On arrival into Taipei International Airport at approx 04:40AM in the morning, you will be met by your friendly Taiwan Holidays guide who will greeted and 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 around the area includes:  famous Wenwu Temple and Literature Warrior Temple dedicated to Confucius as Master of Pen and to Kuan Ti as Master of Sword, Holy Monk Shrien and Peacock Garden. After touring round Sun Moon Lake, you will be transfered to the "Taiwanese Gourmet Restaurant" to have lunch in Puli, then depart for "Nine Aboriginal Tribes Culture Village" to see the shows and beautiful garden of the theme park and Aboriginal culture village. Tonight you will stay at the 5 start international holiday resort in Yunlin, which features a theme park that occupies a 60 hectares theme park, which is open to visitors and guests in the evening.
Hotel: Janfusen Prince Hotel, Gukeng Yunlin(4«)


Day 3 - Gukeng / Alisan / Kaohsiung (B/L/X)
After breakfast, you will depart for the  "Eight Wonders of Taiwan - Alisan", which is located at the end of the Alisan Forest Railway. If the weather permits, you will be able to see the eternal sea of clouds and sunrise on Jhushan after an early morning walk through a spectacular landscapes of valleys and trails. Sightseeings around the Alisan National Scenic Area including: Cherry Blossom (Season: 15Mar-20Apr), Sister Lake, Zhaoping Park, Sochun Temple, Old Alisan Tree Site, ... just to name a few. After the experience at Alisan,  you will be transferred to Kaohsiung City, where will have the City Tour of Kaohsiung, see the largest industrial harbor- Kaohsiung Harbor in Taiwan, and the second busiest harbor in Asia. In the evening, you will visit "Liuho Night Market", to taste the Taiwanese deserts and snacks. You can then visit the famous "Love River" which is now renowed for its cafe culture and night tour which are popular among local couples for a romantic night.     
Hotel: Hotel Kingdom, Kaohsiung(4«)

Day 4 - Kaohsiung / Kenting / Taitung (B/L/D)
Today, the 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 southermost tip of Taiwan,  "Maopitou" (named after the shape of cat-nose-like rock.) The coast of coral reef is worth a visit for landreforms 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). We then continue to Taitung via the Scenic Southern Link Highway. Overnight at Taitung and enjoy a relaxing hot spring bath at the 5 star hotel in Chiben area.
Hotel: Chiben Hot Spring Resort (4«)


Day 5 - Taitung / East Coast National Scenic Area / Hualien (B/L/D)
After Breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to "Tainan Aboriginal Beinan Cultural Village" it is the site where the BC civil human evidences have been found. Then we will drive and see the Scenice Hualien & Eastern Coast area "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 Siaoyeliou, Sansientai, Stone Steps, Caves of the Eight Immortals. The area is the closest coast to the famous Green Island. Delicious Lunch will be held near "Rainbow Bridge", it is the end of the Shiouguluan River Rafting stop, where the river widens out and becomes calm. The river bed here is scattered with large snow-white boulders that have been given the name of " Shiouguluan jade." The International Shiouguluan River Rafting Race, held in May or June each year, has become the most important rafting activity in Taiwan. If you have a taste for thrills and a spirit of adventure, then this is the experience you're looking for. Taiwan is also famous for it wild lobster that born around here. 
Hotel: Chateau De Chine Hotel, Hualien(5«)

Day 6 - Hualien / Taroko National Park / Taipei (B/L/D)
This morning you will depart for Taroko National Park. 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 Shrine, Swallow Grotto, Tunnel of Nine Turns, Marble Bridge, Tienshiang and Marble Factory. On our way back to Taipei, we will drive pass the "Chingshuei Cliff
located 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.We will then drive back to Taipei via Su-Hua Highway and Hsuei-Shan Long Tunnel (12.9 kilometers) to arrive Taipei at around 7PM, and then you will be driven  to explore the vibrant night life of Taipei, e.g. Taipei 101 Building, Night Markets... etc.
Hotel: Grand forward Hotel, Taipei (4«)

Day 7 - Taipei / Deng Li Dren Park / Tienshuei (B/X/X)
After breakfast, you will be taking to Chiufen Village, famous for its old mining town's charming characteristics. Many famous Taiwanese movies were shot here. After Lunch, we will depart for the memorial park for the most famous Taiwanese singer (Mandarin & Taiwanese) in the world - Miss Deng Li Dren. Then going to the Tienshuei (Fishman's Wharf). You will be able to see many interesting boutique shops that carries the history of Taiwan. The "Tienshuei Old Street" will be visited, where you can taste the many famous Taiwanese gourmet or snacks.
Hotel: Grand forward Hotel, Taipei(4«)

Day 8 - Taipei / Yangmingshan National Park / Taipei City Tour (B/L/X)
After breakfast, we will visit Yanmingshan National Park. Other sightseeings for today are: Presidential Building (Pass by), Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and National Palace Museum (has the largest Chinese art and painting collection). Lunch will be held at the famous restaurant inside the museum where the chef was favored by the ex-President Chen. After lunch, we will visit Martyrs' Shrine. In the evening, you will be treated by the famous Taiwanese foot massage. Tonight you will visit the largest night market in Taiwan, "Shilin Night Market".
Hotel: Grand forward Hotel, Taipei(4«)

Day 9 - Taipei (B/X/X)
After breakfast, you will have leisure time to explore the vibrant city of Taipei. Taipei is a shopholic's heaven. You can find all sorts of bargain to all the world famous brands at one shopping district. You can catch the MRT to many parts of the city, e,g. Ximending, Xingyi Shopping District, East Chungxiao Area for shopping. See some suggestions by click here. About 7PM in the evening, you will be transferred to the Taipei International Airport for flight back to Australia at 23:55PM. 

Day 10 - Arrive Australia
The flight will arrive Sydney approximately 11:05AM.


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Price guide

Grand Tour of Taiwan 
10 Days from $2580

Tour Code: TWHP9

Departure: Mon, Wed, Thur,Sat

Seasons Adult Price Child Price 
Low $2580 $1980
High $2980 $2380
Single Room Supplement: $595
 
Seasonality:
Low 01APR15 - 7DEC15
27DEC15 - 31MAR16
High 08DEC15 - 26DEC15

 

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Inclusions

  • Return international economy airfare with China Airlines
  • 7 Nights hotel accommodation (4-5 star hotels)  TWN share
  • Return Airport / Hotel Transfers
  • Meals as specified (B=7, L=6, D=4)
  • All Entrances &  Admission fees 
  • All transportation during tour
  • English speaking guide throughout the whole tour
  • Tour insurance
     

BONUS Inclusions

  • Low Seasons
    1APR2015~7DEC2015
    27DEC2015~31MAR2016
    FREE Return Airfare from Taipei to one of the Asia cities: Bangkok, Denpasar, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Phuket, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Penang, Phnom Penh, Yangon, Ho Chi Minh City, Singapore, Surabaya. Additional cost for Japan & Korea & India & China cities.Please contact us for details.
     
  • High Seasons:
    8DEC2015~26DEC2015
    Additional Min. Cost for Side-trip before or after Taiwan Holiday  Packages:
    *Hong Kong             +$300p.p.
    *Japan & Korea     +$300p.p.
    *South East Asia    +$300p.p.
    *China                       +$500p.p.
    *India                         +$300p.p.
    Other cities available at extra cost. Please contact us for details.

Exclusions

  • Airport & Government Taxes (Approx min $350 p.p. Taiwan Only)
  • Passports & Visa
  • Tips 
  • Drinks & Food not mentioned in your itinerary
  • All other items of a personal nature. 

Remark

  • 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)  with bed & meal, but must sharing room with 2 Adults or would be charged same rate as Adults.
  • Child who is under 2 years old (no bed & no meal) we would charge 10% of adults price.
  • * Guaranteed every Mon, Wed, Thur, Sat departure, min 10 PAX  per group required.

B= Breakfast, L=Lunch. D=Dinner

 
Chinese Itinerary click here.
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