Taiwan Group Tours & Short Stay holidays

Taiwan Overview

Taiwan is situated approximately 160km from the south-eastern coast of China. Taiwan is regarded as one of the most diverse destinations in Asia and contains a world of contrasts from beautiful natural landscapes to temples and lively cities. Its history is one of constant change with the arrival of new cultures bringing change to traditions, ideas and philosophies.

TIME

Taiwan is 2 hours behind Australian EST.

LANGUAGE

The official language of Taiwan is Mandarin Chinese. There is a local dialect called Taiwanese.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Passports must be valid for 6 months beyond the length of stay. Australian passport holders are allowed to enter Taiwan without a visa for up to 30 days (no extensions permitted).

Cities

TAIPEI

Taipei is the capital of Taiwan and also the largest city, with a population of approximately 2,620,000 within the city proper. Taipei is the political, economic, and cultural centre of Taiwan; a wonderful world of fascinating contrast with a mix of the modern and traditional. Sightseeing in this energetic city includes Taipei 101, one of the world’s tallest buildings, some of the greatest collections of Chinese culture relics, and Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial. There are also some hidden gems in Taipei and strolling along the small alleys can allow you to experience the real Taipei.

TAINAN

Tainan is the ancient capital of Taiwan and the island’s oldest city. Tainan is the fifth largest city in Taiwan and is rich in historic sites, cultural heritage. The snacks available in Tainan are well known throughout Taiwan. Tainan’s complex history of comebacks and renewals inspired its popular nickname the ‘Phoenix City’.

KAOHSIUNG

Kaohsiung is located in the south of the Island and is the second largest city in Taiwan. Known as the ‘Harbour Capital’, sightseeing includes Foguangshan Monastery, Spring and Autumn Pavilion and the Dragon and Tiger Pagoda.

Taiwan Group Tours

There are no Group Tours currently scheduled for this destination.

Taiwan Short Stays

Private short stay packages for the independent traveller.

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Taipei Stopover $190 2
Taipei City Stay $525 3
Amazing Taiwan, seat-in-coach tour $740 5

Taiwan Map

Images from Taiwan

Chikan Tower Tainan, Taiwan Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan Kaohsiung Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Taiwan Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan Taipei cityscape, Taiwan Taipei skyline, Taiwan National Palace Museum, Taipei Tianan Temple, Taiwan Foguangshan Monastery, Taiwan The Lalu Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan Foguangshan Monastery, Taiwan

Taiwan Info

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