Premium 8 days to Southern Taiwan, 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"
  • • Learn how to make soy sauce, pick tea leaves, visit a local chocolate farm, and feast at Taiwan's food meccas
  • • Enjoy a history lesson at Taiwan's oldest city and cultural capital
  • • Watch how Tainan's famous milkfish congee is prepared (and taste for yourself!)

This is the ultimate 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. Explore Taiwan's southern culture, with its warm hospitality and warm weather. Taste the flavor of Taiwan and marvel at its larger than life pagodas, religious statues, and natural wonders on this 8-day, luxury tour.


High mountain tea picking

▴ High mountain tea picking

Rainbow Village

▴ Rainbow Village

Tainan

▴ Tainan

Wu Feng Lin Family

▴ Wu Feng Lin Family

Fo Guang Shan

▴ Fo Guang Shan

Kenting beach

▴ Kenting beach

Alishan Train

▴ Alishan Train

ITINERARY

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

Day 1 / Taipei - Taichung

Travel to the colorful Rainbow Village, a small village that was saved by the artwork of the creative "Rainbow Grandpa." Go back in time at the grand Wufeng Lin Family Mansion, and get in touch with nature at the unique Gao-mei Wetlands.

Day 2 / Taichung - Chiayi

Visit a city so devoted to food that it was featured on Netflix's "Street Food" series. Enjoy an intimate experience learning how soy sauce is made the traditional way. 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 3 / 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 4 / Alishan - Kaohsiung

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. Afterward, we’ll head to the towering Dragon and Tiger Pagodas, and then see the world's largest bronze Buddha statue at the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Center.

Day 5 / Kaohsiung - Kenting

Visit a local, award-winning chocolate farm that combines local ingredients to create innovative novelties. Then, head to Taiwan's beautiful beaches in Kenting and kick back at this resort town.

Day 6 / Kenting - Tainan

Journey to Tainan, Taiwan's oldest city to learn about the island's history dating all the way back to the Dutch and Portuguese colonial periods. Try the city's famous food and tour historical relics.

Day 7 / Tainan - Sun Moon Lake

Eat like a local and gain a deeper understanding of Taiwan's food culture as you explore the island's most traditional food mecca with your knowledgeable, local guide. Then heading to Sun Moon Lake to take an electric, luxurious boat ride across Taiwan's largest and most beautiful lake.

Day 8 / Nantou - Taipei

Morning tour a tea factory and enjoy a tasting of Sun Moon Lake's world-renowned artisan black tea while gaining a deep understanding of the region's devoted tea culture. 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
  • Point
    Imagine you are aristocrats at the Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden
  • Point
    Enjoy nature at the Gao-mei Wetlands
  • Meal
    Taste the local cuisine at Fengjia night market (at guest's expense)
  • Accomadaiton
    3.5-star In Sky hotel Taichung (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Point
    Visit the local soy sauce maker and learn how to make soy sauce the traditional way
  • Point
    View imperial artifacts at the National Palace Museum's Southern branch
  • Meal
    Try traditional Taiwanese snacks at the Chiayi night market (at guest's expense)
  • 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
  • Accomadaiton
    Dinner and Accommodation: 4-star Alishan House history (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Point
    Watch the amazing sunrise at Alishan (optional)
  • Point
    Explore the spacious grounds and the great Buddha of Taiwan’s largest Buddhist monastery
  • Point
    Walk through the towering Dragon and Tiger Pagodas
  • Accomadaiton
    5-star The Grand HiLai Hotel (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Point
    Visit an award-winning chocolate farm and experience a chocolate tasting
  • Point
    Relax at Kenting national park - Baisha beach
  • Accomadaiton
    3-star Hotel Day Plus Kenting (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Point
    Embark on a Tainan Cultural Heritage tour
  • Point
    Walk through Guohua and Zhengxing food street and search for the Taiwanese dessert
  • Point
    Explore a Japanese heritage site: the Hayashi Department Store
  • Accomadaiton
    4-star Hotel The Place Tainan (DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Point
    Explore Shueisian Temple traditional market
  • Meal
    Have the best milkfish congee in Tainan for lunch (at guest's expense)
  • Boat
    Take an electric boat trip across the lake and enjoy great scenery
  • Accomadaiton
    Dinner and Accommodation: 5-star The LaLu(DOUBLE/TWIN) or equivalent
  • Experience
    Visit a quaint tea factory and sample the local black tea
  • Point
    Enjoy your relaxing afternoon at coffee with beautiful views at Lugao coffee farm
  • Point
    Returning to Taipei
  • Point
    Drop off at your accommodation in Taipei
*In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, MyTaiwanTour reserves the right to alter tour itinerary.
  • Meal :
    Breakfast : 7 | Lunch : 0 | Dinner : 2
  • Duration :
    8 Days 7 nights
  • Pick-up :
    Accommodation in Taipei city
  • Drop-Off :
    Accommodation in Taipei city
  • 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
  • Seven nights accommodation with breakfast
  • Dinner (day 3 & day 7)
  • Travel insurance

Exclusions

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

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 every Tuesday and Wednesday

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