Round Taiwan by Rail & Tour in 8 Days - from $1500

Day 1 - Arrival (--/--/--)
Upon arrival at Taipei International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation hotel. The remaining of the day will be at own leisure.
Hotel: Golden China Hotel, Taipei (3*) or similar

Day 2 - Whole Day Taipei City Tour (B/--/--)
After breakfast, starting Taipei City Tour, stops will be made at National Palace Museum, Martyrs’ Shrine, Lungshan Temple, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei 101 Building (Option to Observatory). See other suggestions on what to do in Taipei click here.
Hotel: Golden China Hotel, Taipei (3*) or similar

Day 3 - Taipei – Bullet Train – Sun Moon Lake – Chiayi (B/--/--)
Today we depart for Taichung by Bullet train. Proceed to Sun Moon Lake and tour the Taoist Wen Wu Temple.  A visit to Tehua Village (the Aboriginal People’s Village), where you will be able to purchase some of China’s famous tea, is followed by lunch. Before proceeding to Chiayi City for our overnight stay we will visit the Hsuan Tsang Temple and Tse En Pagoda. Late afternoon, transfer to Chiayi city for overnight.
Hotel: Orange Hotel, Chiayi
 (3*) or similar

Day 4 - Chiyai – Alishan (B/--/--)
After breakfast, entrain for Chiayi by Tze-Chiang Express where we change trains to travel the Alishan Forest Railway (Chiayi 09:00 -> Fenqihu 11:20). This railway shares the fame with the Himalayas Mountain Railway in India and the Andes Mountain Railway in Peru.  Total length of the railway is 71.0 km and the altitude starts at 30 m, slowly climbing up to Alishan with an altitude of 2,274 m.  Along the way it goes through 50 tunnels and passes 77 bridges.  After sightseeing at Fenqihu, we will proceed to Alishan Forest.  
Hotel: Alishan Gou, Alishan (2*+) or similar

Day 5 - Alishan – Chiyai – Kaohsuing (B/--/--)
This morning we watch the sunrise at Chushan. Take a leisurely walk in Alishan Forest where some of the cypress and cedar trees are said to be over 1000 years old. We take the Alishan Forest Railway along winding tracks, through forest and tunnels to Chiayi.  Here we transfer to an express train which will take us to Kaohsuing arriving around 7.00 pm.
Hotel: WO Hotel, Kaohsuing (3*) or similar

Day 6 - Kaohsiung – Chihpen (B/--/--)
After breakfast, visit the largest city in southern Taiwan with stops at Spring & Autumn Pavilions, Former British Consulate. Afternoon, transfer to Kaohsiung Train Station to have a train ride from Kaohsiung to Chihpen. Overnight at Chihpen Hot Spring Resort, enjoy hot spring bath in hotel. 
Hotel: Hoya Hot Springs Resort & Spa, Chihpen
 (3*) or similar 

Day 7 - Taitung – Hualien – Taroko – Taipei (B/--/--)
After breakfast, transfer to Taitung Railway Station, entrain for Hualien. Then being transferred to Taroko National Park by bus. Taroko Gorge is an exceptionally beautiful, narrow raving created by a river which has cut deep into the mountains of solid marble. A road carved into sheer walls of rock snakes 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 Evergreen Shrine, Swallow Grotto, Nine Turns of Tunnel, Marble Bridge, Tienshiang and Marble factory. Then, proceed to Hualien Railway Station to have a train ride back to Taipei.
Golden China Hotel, Taipei (3*) or similar

Day 8 -  Departure (B/--/--)
After breakfast, free until the time for departure flight, being transferred to Taoyuan International Airport and back to Australia. (END OF TOUR)


  • 7 nights hotel accommodation (2-3 star) twin share
  • Daily breakfast at hotel
  • Train ticket as per stated
  • Professional English speaking tour guide & driver
  • All transfers with air-conditioned private coach
  • Admissions & Entrance fee
  • Tour insurance 


  • Tips (suggestion of A$9 p.p. per day)
  • Lunches or Dinners
  • All other expenditure of personal nature. 
  • Ticket to Taipei 101 observatory deck

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Price guide


Round Taiwan by Rail & Tour in 
8 Days from $1500
Tour Code: TWSIP5
Depart: Daily



Adult Price Child Price 







2P $2990 TBC
Single Room Supplement: $550
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  • 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, overnight at Taipei meets Trade Show, overnight out of Taipei meets Sat & National Holiday, overnight at Alishan meets Flower seasons & Summer vocation.
  • During Public Holidays or Special Events surcharges may apply. Please always check with our consultants for more details. 
  • Child who is under 2 years old (no bed & no meal) we would charge 10% of adults price.
  • $1500 per person twin share is for minimum of 6 passengers in a group.
  • Above rate valid until Dec 31, 2019
  • Please check with our consultants for details of the tour & accurate rate for your travel date.

B= Breakfast, L=Lunch. D=Dinner

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