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Taiwan tours


Taipei

A selection of short join-in coach tours of aspects of Taipei and Taiwan with regular pick-ups from your hotel that can be combined during a stay in Taipei, plus a 5-day round island tour..


Taipei city tour

Half day tours - morning or afternoon.

Visit the Chiang Kaishek Memorial Hall, the Martyrs' Shrine (war memorial), the National Palace Museum (which houses many of the treasures from the Forbidden City in Beijing), plus a traditional Taiwanese temple and a handicraft centre.

Taipei by night tour

Evening tour

Visit the Lungshan Temple, founded in the mid-18th century, the bustling Hwahsi Street Night Market and enjoy Din Tai Fung steamed dumplings, before visiting Taipei 101, one of the world's tallest buildings.

Northern coast tour

Morning half-day tour

Tour along Taiwan's scenic north coast, visiting the historically important Keelung City and Harbour, the Buddha Statue, and Yehliu Park at the very northernmost tip of the island, with its intriguing wild-eroded rocks such as the 'Queen's Head', before returning to Taipei

Taroko Gorge tour

One day tour

Pick up from hotel and transfer to Taipei railway station for train to Hualien (about 2 hour journey). Join the coach for transfer to the national park and start exploring the dramatic landscapes of this natural wonder, including the Shakadang Trail, the Swallow Grotto and the Eternal Spring Shrine. Also visit the scenic town of Tienhsiang and marble factory before transfer to Hualien railway station for your train back to Taipei and transfer to hotel.

Round Island Tour

5-day tour, departure every Monday

Tour around Taiwan, visiting its main cities and many coastal scenic areas. Stay in 5-star hotels throughout.

Mon  Depart Taipei to Sun Moon Lake. Lying in Nantou county, ringed by mountains, this scenic lake is Taiwan's premier tourist attraction. Visit the Wen Wu Temple and the Tse-En Pagoda for spectacular views over the lake plus the Ita Thao indigenous village. Overnight at Fleur de Chine Hotel. (B)

Tue  Proceed towards Kaohsiung, Taiwan's second city, visiting the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Centre en route. Once in Kaohsiung visit the Liuho Night Marked and see the Love River night scenery. Stay at Grand Hai-La Hotel. (B)

Wed  Depart for Kenting. Visit Maopitou and the Oluanpi Lighthouse at the southernmost tip of Taiwan and the beautiful beaches and scenery of the Kenting National Park. Overnight in Taitung at Hotel Royal Chihpen. (B)

Thu  Depart for Hualien via the East Coast Highway. Visit several of themany scenic areas of the dramatic east coast before arriving at Hualien and staying overnight at Silks Place Taroko Hotel. (B)

Fri  After breakfast, commence the tour of the Taroko Gorge where the Liwu river has carved a deep gorge through the limestone and marble cliffs. Visit sights such as the Tunnel of Nine Turns, Swallow Grotto, Eternal Spring Shrine and the Taroko Gorge Gateway. Visit the town of Tienhsiang and marble factory before transfer back to Taipei via the Su Hwa Highway and transfer to hotel. (B)