Premium 8 days Eastern and Taroko Gorge Tour

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HIGHLIGHTS
  • • Walk along Taroko Gorge's cliffs, turquoise waters, and discover hidden caves and waterfalls
  • • Explore sea caves used for worship, exotic bridges, lush, green valleys and cycle through rice farms
  • • Relax at wetlands and secluded beaches
  • • Have various dining experiences, from indigenous to local specialties, they are diligently selected for you

Most of the tourists visited Taroko Gorge, the largest marble cliff in the world with beautiful turquoise waters, and stopped there. This tour is for visitors who look for more. Travel deeper along the island's majestic East Coast, enjoy meals at indigenous tribes and dine with a Michelin-star chef who uses local ingredients. Cycle through famous rice paddies, view the green vistas and walk leisurely at lesser-known beaches. Explore all that Taiwan's East Coast has to offer on this premium, 8-day tour!


Qingshui Cliff

▴ Qingshui Cliff

Taroko Gorge

▴ Taroko Gorge

Linmei Shipan Trail

▴ Linmei Shipan Trail

Tour Kavalan whisky distillery

▴ Tour Kavalan whisky distillery

ITINERARY

DAY 1
DAY 2
DAY 3
DAY 4
DAY 5
DAY 6
DAY 7
DAY 8

Day 1 / Taipei - Hualien

Head down the picturesque east coast of Taiwan, stopping at beautiful beaches and exploring laid-back Hualien. Go back in time to a 1943 former military site, now a cultural center offering historical exhibits and events.

Day 2 / Hualien & East Coast

Explore the East Coast's unique topography and local people. We will drive along the seaside road to visit various coastal landscapes and end up with the natural sea caves used for religious worship, also stop by to meet indigenous members who will teach you how to brew Amai-style wine. Then indulge in a Michelin-quality meal that uses all-natural ingredients from Hualien.

Day 3 / Taitung & East Coast

Continue the trip with a beautiful coastal view and visit the exotic Sanxiantai bridge. Enjoy local fresh seafood for lunch and visit Taiwanese monkeys in Donghe. Then stop by Dulan tribe to visit the Dulan Sugar Factory and 'Atolan Style sampling local products before entering Taitung city.

Day 4 / East Rift Valley

We will enjoy the morning to visit the scenic sites in Taitung. Afterward, soak up the green, agricultural vistas in Taitung's East Rift Valley with a bird's eye view and relaxing drive and try Taiwan's finest rice in Chishang and explore the beautiful rice fields by bicycle.

Day 5 / East Rift Valley - Taroko Gorge

Find another natural wonder at Chishang - Dapochih Wetland and absorb the unique topography of the East Rift Valley during the drive to Taroko Gorge. Then we will stop by Guangfu, take an ecological tour of Matai'an wetland, and visit a Japanese colonial-era sugar factory.

Day 6 / Taroko Gorge

You will spend the morning digging into the breathtaking, world-renowned Taroko Gorge. After that, you need to be well-prepared for the exciting advantage of river tracing to experience the various beauty of Taroko Gorge.

Day 7 / Taroko Gorge - Yilan

Start slowly, allowing guests an hour or so after breakfast to enjoy the facilities at the Taroko Silk Place before continuing to explore Taroko Gorge. Afterward, drive along the picturesque Qingshui Cliff, the largest coastal cliff in Taiwan and head back to Northern Taiwan and enjoy the night at your hotel to soak in the hot spring.

Day 8 / Yilan - Taipei

Take in the phytoncides of the fresh forest air on a morning hike at Linmei Shipan Trail to see the special low-altitude forest life. Then, try Yilan's local specialties during lunch. Head to the Kavalan whisky distillery to taste Taiwan's internationally-acclaimed Kavalan whisky before returning to Taipei.

  • Pickup
    Drive down Taiwan's scenic east coast, Visit the Qingshui Cliff on the beautiful Suhua Highway coastal road
  • Point
    Visit Qixingtan Beach
  • Point
    Spend the relaxing afternoon at Liyu Lake
  • Point
    Learn about Taiwan's unique history at Pine Garden and explore urban Hualien
  • Meal
    Dinner in Hualien City: savor Ramen made with fish stock
  • Accomadaiton
    Stay in 5★ Parkview Hotels & Resorts Hualien (Twin/Double) or equivalent *2020 renovated
  • Meal
    Breakfast at hotel
  • Point
    Visit the various natural coastal landscape at Dashibi Hill and Shitipin
  • Point
    Experience the indigenous wine-brewing in the Amai tribe (for ages 18-years-old and under)
  • Meal
    Meet the locals who are delicated to growing eco-friendly farming rice in the seaside terrace and have lunch with them
  • Point
    Explore the Baxian Cave site where naturally eroded sea caves serve as temples
  • Meal
    Dine with a Michelin-star chef that uses local ingredients
  • Accomadaiton
    Luxury local B&B: Sinasera Resort (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Meal
    Breakfast at hotel
  • Pickup
    Drive along the east coast with an amazing sea view
  • Point
    Marvel at the Sanxiantai eight-arched cross-ocean bridge
  • Meal
    Lunch: Fresh Seafood
  • Point
    Visit the monkeys on Donghe Bridge
  • Point
    Stop by the Dulan Sugar Factory and roam around Dulan tribe
  • Point
    Optional visit to the Tiehua Village at night
  • Accomadaiton
    Stay in 5★ Sheraton Taitung Hotel (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Meal
    Breakfast at hotel
  • Point
    Take a leisure walk at Seashore Park
  • Point
    View Taitung's beautiful East Rift Valley with a panoramic view from Luye highland
  • Pickup
    Enjoy a leisurely drive up the East Rift Valley
  • Meal
    Lunch in Chishang, home of Taiwan's best rice
  • Point
    Bicycle ride through the rice paddies of the Chishang Bicycle Trail
  • Accomadaiton
    Stay overnight in Chishang TripAdvisor 4.5★ Hotel: Papago International Resort (TWIN/DOUBLE) or equivalent
  • Meal
    Breakfast at hotel
  • Point
    Chill at the Dapochih Wetland
  • Point
    Stop at the Tropic of Cancer Marker
  • Meal
    Enjoy an indigenous-fusion meal at Aredetay
  • Point
    Visit Matai'an Wetland Ecological Park
  • Point
    Learn about the Japanese influence in Hualien at the Sugar Factory and have ice cream
  • Meal
    Dinner in Hualien city (at your expense)
  • Pickup
    (Head into Taroko Gorge with a scenic road ride and stay overnight in Taroko)
  • Accomadaiton
    TripAdvisor 5★ Hotel: Silks Place Taroko (TWIN/DOUBLE) or equivalent
  • Meal
    Breakfast at hotel
  • Point
    Explore the breathtaking, world-renowned Taroko Gorge
  • Point
    Tour through Taroko Gorge, a world-class scenic and natural wonder, with towering mountains, marble canyons, and rushing mountain streams
  • Meal
    Lunch with indigenous-style delicacies
  • Activity
    Take an adventure of river tracing nearby Taroko Gorge (only provide Chinese-Speaking instructors)
  • Activity
    *Please note: Children under 6 do not allow to participate in river tracing.
  • Meal
    Dinner at Hotel
  • Accomadaiton
    TripAdvisor 5★ Hotel: Silks Place Taroko (TWIN/DOUBLE) or equivalent
  • Meal
    Breakfast at hotel
  • Accomadaiton
    Late check out at hotel or continue to explore the beauty of Taroko Gorge
  • Pickup
    Head to Yilan and snap some scenic pictures at Qingshui Cliff on the beautiful Suhua Highway coastal road
  • Point
    Relax at the captivating Dong'ao Bay (beautiful cove with crystal clear blue waters)
  • Meal
    Dinner at your hotel
  • Accomadaiton
    Enjoy hot spring and relax at night
  • Accomadaiton
    TripAdvisor 4★ Hotel: Yamagata Kaku Hotel & Spa (TWIN/DOUBLE) or equivalent
  • Meal
    Breakfast at hotel
  • Point
    Enjoy a leisurely, morning walk at Linmei Shipan Trail
  • Meal
    Try the famous Yilan Cherry Duck for lunch
  • Point
    Tour Kavalan whisky distillery and sample Taiwan's award-winning whisky
  • Pickup
    Returning to Taipei
*In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, MyTaiwanTour reserves the right to alter tour itinerary.
  • Meal :
    Breakfast : 7 | Lunch : 6 | Dinner : 4
  • Duration :
    8 Days 7 nights
  • Pick-up :
    Accommodation in Taipei city
  • Drop-Off :
    Accommodation in Taipei city
  • Group Size :
    2-20 people
  • Language :
    English

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DETAILS

Inclusions

  • A professional English speaking guide
  • All transportation (5-seater sedan or 8-seater van, driver)
  • Admission tickets to all activities on itinerary
  • 7 nights hotel with breakfast
  • Travel insurance

Exclusions

  • Meals not listed above
  • Any optional activities not on itinerary
  • Gratuity

Cancellation Policy

Tour requires a minimum of 2 guests.
We do our best to accommodate individual travelers by placing them on tours with other guests. In the event an individual traveler cannot be so accommodated, guests will be offered an alternative tour of equal value or full refund.
Guests canceling at any point up to 31 days prior to this tour’s starting date will receive a full refund.
Cancellations made between 30 and 15 days prior to departure will receive a 90% refund.
Cancellations made between 14 and 7 days prior to departure will receive a 70% refund;
Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to departure are non-refundable.

There will be a 100% charge for no-shows. No-shows are defined as (1) Arriving 15 minutes late for Day Tours; (2) Arriving 1 hour late for Multi-day tours and custom tours.
Adults
4
Children (Age 3 - 12)
0
Infants (Age 0 - 2)
0
Original: US$
Subtotal: US$
* Tour requires a minimum of 2 guests
* Book 10 days in advance (GMT+8 09:00)
* Departs Wednesday to Friday

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