Premium 5 days Sun Moon Lake & Alishan Tour

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HIGHLIGHTS
  • • Marvel at Taiwan's natural wonders: Sun Moon Lake and Alishan National Park
  • • Visit Rainbow Village, a town saved by the artistic "Rainbow Grandpa"
  • • View over 5,000 years of Chinese imperial history and artifacts
  • • View the famous "sea of clouds" in the morning at Alishan
  • • Meet locals who promote sustainable tourism with their DIY bamboo crafts

This is the perfect, 5-day luxury tour for those who want to indulge in Taiwan's natural beauty while simultaneously diving deep into Taiwan's unique culture and history. Visit the island's natural wonders at Sun Moon Lake and Alishan National Park, sampling the tea, meeting the locals, learning local food traditions and eating like a king or queen.


High mountain tea picking

▴ High mountain tea picking

Rainbow Village

▴ Rainbow Village

Night market

▴ Night market

Yoshan Tea Culture

▴ Yoshan Tea Culture

Cruise

▴ Cruise

Alishan Forest

▴ Alishan Forest

Bamboo brush

▴ Bamboo brush

Lugao coffee farm

▴ Lugao coffee farm

Hana Kitchen

▴ Hana Kitchen

ITINERARY

DAY 1
DAY 2
DAY 3
DAY 4
DAY 5

Day 1 / Taipei - Taichung- Chiayi

Travel to the colorful Rainbow Village, a small village that was saved by the artwork of the creative "Rainbow Grandpa." View over 5,000 years of Chinese art and history at the city's National Palace museum, then eat your heart out at a traditional night market.

Day 2 / Chiayi - Alishan

Enter the Alishan National Park and handpick tea at a local tea farm with breathtaking views. Enjoy a leisurely hike through the park's natural forest, enjoying Taiwan's mountainous terrain that supports ideal tea growing conditions.

Day 3 / Chiayi - Alishan

In the morning, we’ll get up early and hop on the Alishan Forest Railway to catch a glimpse of the area’s famed “sea of clouds” that appear in the hours around dawn. Then the journey to Tsou tribe (Laiji) , who has developed a varied culture and art style in harmony with nature in Alishan. Famous for wild boar stone carving and arts, it is easy to see the arts everywhere in the tribe.

Day 4 / Chiayi - Sun Moon Lake

Scenic mountain drive to Sun Moon Lake. Then, be inspired at a town that has revived its community with its natural resource: bamboo. Make your own sustainable bamboo toothbrush and dine at the bamboo-themed restaurant. Visit a modern tea museum and explore more art at a realist art museum. Heading to Sun Moon Lake to enjoy the amazing sunset along the lake.

Day 5 / Sun Moon Lake - Taipei

Taking an electric boat in the morning, a luxurious boat ride across Taiwan's largest and most beautiful lake. Then sip fine coffee at a hidden coffee shop high up in the mountains with tall ceilings and breathtaking views of the Nantou hillside before returning to Taipei.

  • Point
    Learn about the inspiring story behind Rainbow Village
  • Meal
    Lunch at Taichung (at your own expense)
  • Point
    View imperial artifacts at the National Palace Museum's Southern branch
  • Point
    Try traditional Taiwanese snacks at the Chiayi night market
  • Accomadaiton
    4-star Hotel Day Plus - Teascape (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Experience
    Visit a tea farm in the Alishan mountains and learn how to pick tea
  • Meal
    Discover the old market street of Fenqihu and savor a variety of delicious snacks and a traditional lunch (at guest's expense)
  • Point
    Hike through the verdant forests of Alishan and enjoy the mountainous scenery
  • Meal
    Dinner at Alishan House (dinner included)
  • Accomadaiton
    Dinner & Accommodation: 4-star Alishan House history (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Point
    Early morning ride through the scenic mountains on the Alishan Forest Railway to watch the amazing sunrise at Alishan (optional)
  • Meal
    Local ingredients lunch made by the Village Kitchen (Lunch included)
  • Experience
    Laiji Tribe, Wood crafting workshop with the locals & Guided Tribe tour
  • Accomadaiton
    4-star Hotel Day Plus - Teascape (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Activity
    Try a DIY bamboo straw and toothbrush class with locals who promote sustainable tourism
  • Meal
    Lunch at bamboo decorated restaurant
  • Point
    Visit Yoshan Tea Culture House/ Realism art museum
  • Accomadaiton
    Dinner & Accommodation:5-star The LaLu(DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Boat
    Take an electric boat trip across the lake and enjoy great scenery
  • Meal
    Enjoy lunch at Sun Moon Lake besides the lake (at your own expense)
  • Point
    Enjoy your morning coffee with beautiful views at Lugao coffee farm
  • Point
    Returning to Taipei
  • Point
    Drop off at Taipei's accommodation
*In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, MyTaiwanTour reserves the right to alter tour itinerary.
  • Meal :
    Breakfast : 4 | Lunch : 1 | Dinner : 2
  • Duration :
    5 Days 4 nights
  • Pick-up :
    Taipei's accommodation
  • Drop-Off :
    Taipei's accommodation
  • Group Size :
    2-10 people
  • Language :
    English

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DETAILS

Inclusions

  • A knowledgeable, licensed and fun-loving English-speaking guide
  • All transportation (5-seater sedan or 8-seater van, driver)
  • Admission to all activities on itinerary
  • Meals mentioned in itinerary
  • Four nights accommodation with breakfast in TripAdvisor 4 or 4.5-star hotels
  • Lunch (day 3)
  • Dinner (day 2 & day 4)
  • Travel insurance

Exclusions

  • Any meals not listed specifically in itinerary
  • Any optional activities
  • Gratuity

Cancellation Policy

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 every Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

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