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Treasures of Taiwan

15 days Fully Inclusive Classic Group Tour

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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
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    12 nights in 3/4 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.
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Classic Group Tour
15 DAYS
From $7,090PP
Taipei (2N) - Sun Moon Lake (2N) - Tainan (1N) - Kaohsiung (1N) - Kenting (2N) - Taitung - Chihpen (1N) - Taroko (2N) - Yilan - Taipei (1N)
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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

Australia - Taipei (2N) - Sun Moon Lake (2N) - Tainan (1N) - Kaohsiung (1N) - Kenting (2N) - Taitung - Chihpen (1N) - Taroko (2N) - Yilan - Taipei (1N) - Australia
  • Days 1-2
    Fly Overnight To Taipei
    Dinner
    DAYS 1-2: Fly Overnight To Taipei

    Fly overnight to Taipei, Taiwan'ss buzzing capital. Depending on your time of arrival, the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture. This evening meet with your National Escort and fellow travellers to enjoy dinner at a nearby, local restaurant.

    Dinner
  • Day 3
    A Day In Taipei
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 3: A Day In Taipei

    Take a full day Taipei City tour, beginning with a visit to the impressive National Palace Museum and the Martyrs’ Shrine. After a Dim Sum style lunch, proceed to visit CKS Memorial Hall and Longshan Temple before making a photo stop at the Taipei 101 skyscraper. 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 4
    Scenic Sun Moon Lake
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 4: Scenic Sun Moon Lake

    Depart Taipei to journey towards the heart of the island to what is arguably Taiwan’s most scenic spot – Sun Moon Lake. Visit the Wen Wu Temple before embarking on a motorboat cruise around the lake for picture perfect views of the area’s beautiful landscapes. You’ll also visit the Holy Monk Shrine, Cien Pagoda and the aboriginal village of Tehua.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5
    Tea Plantation
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 5: Tea Plantation

    Begin today with a visit to a famous tea farm to discover all about the process of tea growth and production before taking the cable car to Formosan Cultural Village. There will also be some time at leisure, with the option of biking on trails around Sun Moon Lake, listed as one of the 10 most beautiful places to cycle in the world.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    Discover Tainan
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 6: Discover Tainan

    Depart Sun Moon Lake and travel to Tainan. Taiwan’s oldest city and capital until 1887 when Taipei took over, Tainan was originally established as a trading port by the Dutch East India Company. It is renowned for its preservation of traditions and rich folk culture, and you’ll start exploring at the Chihkan Tower and Confucius Temple. In the afternoon, wander the old streets of the Anping district and view the sunset from Anping Harbour.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7
    Explore Kaohsiung
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 7: Explore Kaohsiung

    Head south to the port city of Kaohsiung where you’ll admire the Dragon & Tiger Tower and the Spring & Autumn Pavilion before paying a visit to Taiwan’s largest monastery, Foguangshan. Lunch here will be a vegetarian feast, before you stroll over to the main shrine, the Buddhist Museum and Great Buddha Land, where you’ll find a 36-metre Buddha watching over a garden of many smaller Buddhas. Finally, see the Martyrs’ Shrine at Shoushan.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8
    Visit Kenting National Park
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 8: Visit Kenting National Park

    Travel over to the beach resort of Kenting, gateway to the beautiful Kenting National Park. Consisting of a range of landscapes – low mountains, rolling hills, cliffs and deserts, all fringed by excellent beaches and helped along by a balmy tropical climate, Kenting is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9
    Discover Sheding Nature Park
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 9: Discover Sheding Nature Park

    Spend the morning amongst the rock formations and lush greenery of Sheding Nature Park with a pause to take in the ocean views at Oluanpi Lighthouse. The rest of the day is at leisure.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 10
    Ocean Drive To Chihpen
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 10: Ocean Drive To Chihpen

    Depart Kenting and drive along the beautiful east coast to Taitung, admiring the ocean views throughout the journey. Continue to Chihpen, famous for its hot springs. On arrival, your afternoon will be free to relax and bathe in the thermal waters at your hotel. Tonight's dinner will be accompanied by a performance of traditional music and dance.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 11
    Head To Hualien (Taroko)
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 11: Head To Hualien (Taroko)

    Travel northwards to Hualien. En route there will be a series of stops including Donghe, where you may spot wild monkeys, and the scenic Cisingtan Lake, where you can head out on an optional bike ride on the lakeshore.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12
    Explore Hualien
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 12: Explore Hualien

    IMPORTANT NOTICE – TAROKO NATIONAL PARK CLOSURE: Due to the earthquake on April 3, 2024, which impacted Eastern Taiwan including Taroko National Park, the park is currently closed for repairs. In light of this, we have arranged an alternate tour of the beautiful nearby city of Hualien on Day 12 until the park reopens. Please refer to the tour dossier for more details.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 13
    Return To Taipei
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 13: Return To Taipei

    Take a photo stop at Cingshuei Cliff for beautiful views and visit the Kavalan Whisky Distillery in Yilan, where a few tastings will be in order. Return to Taipei by highspeed rail and then enjoy a farewell dinner, the perfect opportunity to reflect on your adventures with your fellow passengers.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 14-15
    Fly Taipei To Australia
    Breakfast
    DAYS 14-15: Fly Taipei To Australia

    This morning is free at leisure before you transfer to the airport for your overnight flight home.

    Breakfast
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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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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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All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price unless a land only option is selected

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    • Flight Inclusive rates only: These include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Correct as of 1 Aug 2023. Please note supplements may apply if lead in economy rates are not available.
    • Customary tipping amount of approximately US$40 per person (AU$58) is paid locally in Taiwan.
    • Depending on airline schedules, you may depart and/or arrive on Day 2. Extra nights' accommodation (pre or post tour) or stopovers may be required at an additional cost.
    • Flight Inclusive rates only: Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. Departures from other cities and flight upgrades available on request.
    • Price listed is based on new bookings only

    Group Tour includes

    • International flights and current taxes (excluded if a land only option is selected)
    • All Meals (refer to itinerary)
    • Domestic transportation
    • 3 – 4 star accommodation
    • Touring with guides and entrance fees

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