Day 1 - Departure from Australia Departure from Sydney Australia, flying with China Airlines (CI52) departing at 22:10pm. . Day 2 - Arrive Taiwan / Taipei City Sightseeing / Taipei Night Tour (B/D) Arrival at Taipei (Taoyuan) International Airport at approx 5:00AM, you will be met by your friendly TaiwanHolidays guide who will transfer you to your hotel where you will spend one night. At approx 8:00AM, you will be met by our tour guide at hotel lobby to commence the sightseeing of Taipei City Tour's must see places. Sightseeings for this morning are: Presidential Building (Pass by), Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and National Palace Museum (has the largest Chinese art and painting collection). We will visit Martyrs' Shrine and the Taiwanese Handicraft Centre. At end of the Taipei City sightseeing, you will be transferred back to the hotel for check in at hotel and explore the city by yourself . Alternative suggestion: you may choose to stay back at the musuem and on your orrangement to try the lunch at the famous restaurant inside the museum where the chef was favored by the ex-President Chen. (After lunch, make your own way back to the hotel lobby to meet with the tour guide for the Taipei Night Tour at 6:00PM). Tonight you will have a delicious Taiwanese Mongolian BBQ dinner, then visit other vibrant night life of of Taipei, including: Lung Shan Temple, Hwahsi Night Market, and visit the most famous landmark of Taiwan, "Taipei 101 Building" (excluded observation deck admission). See suggestions on what to do in Taipei click here. Hotel: Leofoo Hotel, Taipei(3«) or similar
Day 3 - Taipei / Sun Moon Lake (B) To be picked up from hotel lobby, 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 or Literature Warrior Temple dedicated to Confucius as Master of Pen and to Kuan Ti as Master of Sword, Holy Monk Shrine. After touring around the Sun Moon Lake, proceed to hotel for check in, stay overnight at Sun Moon Lake. The hotel we stayed at is Fleur De Chine, which is the newest deluxe 5 star hotel at Sun Moon Lake. Hotel: Fleur De Chine, Sun Moon Lake (5★) or similar
Day 4 - Sun Moon Lake / Foguangshan Monastery / Kaohsiung (B) After breakfast at hotel, we will 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; have chance to taste Buddhist vegetarian lunch (at your own expense); and communicate with some of the monks and nuns during the visit to the Main Shrine and Great Buddha Land where you will find a huge Buddha statue. In the afternoon, we will drive to Kaohsiung City, which is the second largest city of Taiwan. We will go to the Love River and Liuhe Night Market. Overnight stay at Kaohsiung’s best luxury hotel located above the Hanshin Super Mall Department Store. Hotel: Grand Hi-Lai Hotel, Kaohsiung(5★) or similar
Day 5 - Kaohsiung / Kenting / Taitung (B) 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 Oluanpi light house, Maopitou coastal scenic area and Kenting forest recreation area. Continuously we will drive to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Overnight at Taitung, enjoy SPA & Hot Spring bath at hotel. Hotel: Hotel Royal Chihpen, Taitung(5★)or similar Day 6 - Taitung / East Coast National Scenic Area / Hualien (B) After breakfast, it will be an exciting East Coast National Scenic 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, Stone Steps, Caves of the Eight Immortals. Late afternoon, we will proceed to Hualien for overnight stay. Hotel: Silks Place, Taroko (5★) or similar
Day 7 - Hulaien / Taroko Gorge / Taipei (B) After breakfast, a whole day 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. Stops will be made at Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Grotto, Tunnel of Nine Turns, Marble Bridge, Tianxiang and marble factory. We will drive back to Taipei via Su-Hwa Highway and Hsuei-Shan Long Tunnel (12.9 Kms) to arrive at around 7 PM. Hotel: Leofoo Hotel, Taipei(3«) or similar Day 8 - Taipei / Yangmingshan / Hot Spring (B) You can have a sleep after the late night (if you went to one of the late night market or night clubs in Taipei), or you can get up early to have a breakfast and use the free time this morning to explore further more in Taipei City. Meet at the hotel lobby at 1:00PM to have our tour guide take you to Yangmingshan National Park: the park occupies a total area of 11,455 hectares in downtown Taipei City. The tallest peak, Qixing (Seven Star Mountain) has an elevation of 1120 meters and its peak is the highest point in Taipei City. Later in the afternoon enjoy a relaxing hot spring. Hotel: Leofoo Hotel, Taipei(3«) or similar
Day 9 - Taipei (B)
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 at approxmately 11:05AM.
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10 Days from $2300
Tour Code: TWHP5 Depart Every Saturday*
Single Room Supplement: $720
1JAN16 - 7DEC16
8DEC16 - 27DEC16
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Return international economy airfare with China Airlines
7 Nights hotel accommodation (3-5 star hotels)
Return Airport / Hotel Transfers
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Admission and Entrance fees
All transportation during tour
English speaking guide throughout the whole tour
Tour Insurance (inside Taiwan's hotels & coach only)
Low Seasons: 1JAN2016~7DEC2016 FREE Return Airfare from Taipei to one of the Asia cities: Bangkok, Denpasar, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Kalivo, 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.
8DEC2016~26DEC2016 Additional Min. Cost for Side-trip before or after Taiwan Holiday Packages:
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