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Treasures of Taiwan

13 days Fully Inclusive Classic Group Tour

Treasures of Taiwan

Explore the cities of Taipei and Tainan, where ancient and modern sit side by side, and lose yourself in the natural beauty of Sun Moon Lake and Taroko National Park. This magical and diverse island has so much to offer, and on our Treasures of Taiwan tour you can experience it for yourself!

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 12 , Lunches: 11 , Dinners: 12
  • Accommodation
    12 nights in 3+ star accommodation
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 28
  • Physical Rating 1
    A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.
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    Walking, some steps and time on your feet.
Classic Group Tour
13 DAYS
From USD $6,191PP
Taipei – Sun Moon Lake – Tainan – Kaohsiung – Kenting - Chihpen – Taroko - Taipei
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Tour Highlights

Our Treasures of Taiwan tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Day by Day Itinerary

Taipei (2N) - Sun Moon Lake (2N) - Tainan (1N) - Kaohsiung (1N) - Kenting (2N) - Chihpen (1N) - Taroko (2N) - Taipei (1N)
  • Day 1
    Arrive Taipei
    Dinner
    DAY 1: Arrive Taipei

    On arrival in Taiwan Taoyuan International airport, Taipei, Taiwan's buzzing capital, you will be met by driver and transfer approximately 1 hour to your hotel. In the evening, meet your guide and enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel. Please note: Early check in is not included. If your flight arrives in the morning and you wish to arrange this, please speak to your reservations consultant. Additional night's before and after your tour can be arranged.

    Dinner
  • Day 2
    A Day In Taipei
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 2: A Day In Taipei

    Take a full day Taipei City tour. Transfer around 30 minutes to the impressive National Palace Museum, followed by a viisit to Martyrs’ Shrine. After a Dim Sum style lunch, proceed to visit CKS Memorial Hall and Longshan Temple before reaching the observation tower at Taipei 101 for panoramic views over the city. You will be on your feet sightseeing for several hours today. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local dumpling restaurant. The rest of the evening is at leisure to explore the area if you wish.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Scenic Sun Moon Lake
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 3: Scenic Sun Moon Lake

    Drive around 3 hours south to the popular resort that lies in the heart of Taiwan, Sun Moon Lake, and visit the local landmark, Wen Wu Temple. After lunch, take a short 20 minute shared motorboat cruise around the lake and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Also visit Holy Monk Shrine, Tze-En Pagoda and Tehua Village (the aboriginal village). Check in to your hotel for a two-night stay.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4
    Tea Plantation
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 4: Tea Plantation

    This morning, drive 20 minutes to the nearby township named Puli to visit a famous Tea farm and see a tea plantation. In the afternoon, take a cable car and visit the Formosan Cultural Village. Here you can choose to take a walk to visit the homes of Taiwan’s main indigenous tribes, experience the exciting rides of the theme park or stroll through the grounds of Taiwan’s largest and most authentic European garden. Take the cable car back down and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5
    Discover Tainan
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 5: Discover Tainan

    Drive around 2 and a half hours this morning to the first capital city in Taiwan, Tainan. Visit the Chihkan Tower and Confucius Temple before enjoying lunch in a local restaurant. Spend the afternoon in the Anping area, wandering down the old streets, seeing Anping Fort, Anping Tree House and Tait & Co. Merchant House. You can also enjoy the beautiful sunset view at Anping Harbor. Check in to your hotel and in the evening, join an optional night market tour (payable locally).

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    Explore Kaohsiung
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 6: Explore Kaohsiung

    Drive approximately 1 hour south to Kaohsiung and visit the Dragon & Tiger Pagodas as well as the Spring & Autumn Pavilions. There are many stairs to climb inside the pagodas, but you can choose to stay outside if you wish. Continue to the biggest monastery in Taiwan, Foguanshan Monastery. After a vegetarian lunch, explore the Main Shrine, the Buddhist Museum and the Great Buddha Land. You will spend around 2-3 hours sightseeing on foot here. Proceed to the Martyrs’ Shrine at Shoushan Park to have a nice view over Kaohsiung Harbor.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7
    Visit Kenting National Park
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 7: Visit Kenting National Park

    Transfer around 2 hours to the beach resort of Kenting and visit Kenting National Park, which has abundant Fauna & Flora as well as breathtaking ocean view. There will be around 2 hours of walking in the park. Proceed to visit Maopitou, where you can see some interesting rock formations. Check in to the hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy this beach resort.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8
    Discover Sheding Nature Park
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 8: Discover Sheding Nature Park

    In the morning, drive 15 minutes and visit Sheding Nature Park, part Kenting National Park. You will be on your feet for 30-60 minutes, and there are some stairs and steep hills to walk up. Continue another 15 minutes to visit Oluanpi Light House. Return to your hotel for lunch and spend the rest of the day at leisure, enjoying the beach resort.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9
    Ocean Drive To Chihpen
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 9: Ocean Drive To Chihpen

    Enjoy a leisurely morning. After lunch at a local restaurant, drive around 2 and a half hours along the East Coast to Taitung, with the magnificent Pacific Ocean view right in front of you. Continue to Chihpen, the hometown of hot springs. After checking in to your hotel, the rest of the day is free for you to enjoy the relaxing hot springs in the hotel. Tonight’s dinner is at the hotel, where there will also be an aboriginal music and dance performance.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10
    Head To Taroko
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 10: Head To Taroko

    Head north to Taroko, a journey of approximately 5 hours. Stop several times en route and visit Siaoyeliou, Dulan, Donghe (where there is a chance to see wild monkeys), Sansiantai and the scenic Cisingtan Lake area. Here you can choose to enjoy the lakeside cycling (payable locally). Check in to your hotel in Taroko and enjoy dinner there. After dinner there will be an optional aboriginal dance show you can watch.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11
    Explore Taroko National Park
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 11: Explore Taroko National Park

    Visit Taroko National Park, one of the 7 wonders in Asia, to see the only marble gorge in the world and visit Gorge Gateway, see the Eternal Spring Shrine and Swallow Grotto. From the bus there is around 30 minutes of walking. After lunch, enjoy some light hiking in the national park for about 30 minutes - 1 hour, depending on your energy and interest.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12
    Return To Taipei
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 12: Return To Taipei

    Start your journey back to Taipei early this morning. Drive around 30 minutes to the scenic Cingshuei Cliff to enjoy the scenery. Continue a further 2 and a half hours to visit Kavalan Whisky Distillery to learn about the whisky-making process and get a small taster. Finally, take the express train for 1 hour and 20 minutes to Taipei. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner. When you take the express train, your luggage will be transferred back to Taipei separately by coach.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13
    Depart Taipei
    Breakfast
    DAY 13: Depart Taipei

    This morning is free at leisure before you transfer 1 hour to Taiwan Taoyuan International airport for your return flight home. Please note: Only breakfast is included today. Late check-out is not included. If you wish to book a late check-out for your final day in Taipei, please contact our reservations department who can confirm the additional price and make this arrangement for you, subject to availability at the hotel.

    Breakfast
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Trip Notes

Accommodation

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

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When to go

City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 10
    17
    14
  • 76
  • Tainan
  • 14
    23
    18
  • 17
  • Taipei
  • 14
    19
    16
  • 83
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 10
    18
    14
  • 107
  • Tainan
  • 15
    24
    19
  • 28
  • Taipei
  • 14
    20
    17
  • 170
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 12
    20
    16
  • 123
  • Tainan
  • 18
    26
    22
  • 38
  • Taipei
  • 16
    22
    19
  • 180
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 15
    23
    19
  • 127
  • Tainan
  • 21
    29
    25
  • 80
  • Taipei
  • 19
    26
    22
  • 178
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 18
    25
    22
  • 207
  • Tainan
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 174
  • Taipei
  • 22
    29
    26
  • 234
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 20
    27
    24
  • 310
  • Tainan
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 372
  • Taipei
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 326
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 21
    28
    24
  • 307
  • Tainan
  • 26
    33
    30
  • 358
  • Taipei
  • 26
    34
    30
  • 245
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 21
    28
    24
  • 329
  • Tainan
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 395
  • Taipei
  • 26
    34
    30
  • 322
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 20
    27
    24
  • 201
  • Tainan
  • 25
    32
    29
  • 178
  • Taipei
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 360
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 18
    25
    22
  • 107
  • Tainan
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 28
  • Taipei
  • 22
    28
    25
  • 149
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 14
    22
    18
  • 86
  • Tainan
  • 20
    28
    24
  • 17
  • Taipei
  • 19
    24
    22
  • 83
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • 11
    19
    15
  • 66
  • Tainan
  • 16
    24
    20
  • 14
  • Taipei
  • 16
    21
    18
  • 73

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    Additional Price Information

    • Land only: This tour price is based on land itinerary only. No international flights are included.
    • Visa: A visa may be required and is not included in the tour price. Please check entry requirements with your nearest Consulate.
    • Tipping kitty: Customary tipping amount of approximately US$40 per person is paid locally in Taiwan.
    • Transfers: Airport transfers are included when arriving on the first day and departing on that last day of the tour, or when booking the group tour additional nights’ accommodation through Wendy Wu Tours.
    • Early check-in and late check-out are not included but can be arranged at an additional price.
    • Price listed is based on new bookings only

    Group Tour includes

    • Meals as stated (refer to itinerary)
    • Domestic transportation
    • Touring with English-speaking guides & entrance fees
    • All accommodation

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