Taiwan Discovery

Description

Overview

Tour code: MVTW001
Days: 7
Description: Kaohsiung, Taidong, Hualien

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Taipei, Taiwan
Upon arrival, meet our representative and transfer to Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei or similar for check-in.
Hotel: Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei or similar
Day 2 Taipei – Sun Moon Lake
To be picked up at lobby of hotel, we will drive to Sun Moon Lake which is located in the middle of Taiwan and situated 762 meters above sea level in the lofty mountains of Central Taiwan. Tour will stop at the famous Wenwu Temple, also known as Literature-Warrior Temple, dedicated to Confucius as Master of Pen and to Kuan Ti as Master of Sword, Holy Monk Shrine and Ci En Pagoda. Enjoy natural hot spring at the Fleur de Chine Hotel, Sun Moon Lake.
Hotel: Fleur De Chine, Sun Moon Lake (Mountain View) or similar
Day 3 Sun Moon Lake – Kaohsiung
Check out hotel, passing by the lovely small and old Jiji Railway Station, drive to Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery, the most famous Buddhist sacred place of southern Taiwan. Here you will learn about Buddhism during the monastery walking tour to visit “Buddha Memorial Center” and communicate with some of the monks, nuns during the visit, there will be opportunity to taste Buddhist vegetarian lunch (at your own cost). Continuously, we will drive to Kaohsiung City, which is the second largest city of Taiwan. The tour will take you to Love River and Liuhe Night Market.
Hotel: Grand Hi-Lai Hotel, Kaohsiung or similar
Day 4 Kaohsiung – Kenting – Zhiben
Morning tour to Kenting National Park, located at Taiwan’s southern tip and the 37 miles of coral-rimmed shoreline along three sides of the park provide its main attractions. Stops will be made at Eluanbi light house, Maobitou coastal scenic area and Longpan Park. Continuously we will drive to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Overnight stay at Zhiben. Enjoy natural hot spring at Hotel Royal Chihpen.
Hotel: Hotel Royal Chihpen or similar
Day 5 Taidong – East Coast – Hualien
After breakfast, it will be an exciting East Coast Tour. The East Coast National Scenic Area, known as “Taiwan’s last unspoiled land”, stretches 170 kilometers down the east coast of the island. Weathering, erosion, and accumulation have produced a wide range of landforms here. Our tour will stop at Xiaoyeliu, Sanxiantai, Shitiping (Stone Steps), marble factory and showroom. Late afternoon, we will proceed to Hualien for overnight stay at Taroko National Park.
Hotel: Silks Place Taroko or similar
Day 6 Hualien – Taroko Gorge – Taipei
After breakfast, we will make a visit to Taroko National Park. Taroko Gorge is an exceptionally beautiful, narrow raving created by the Liwu River which has cut deep into the mountains of solid marble. A road carved into sheer walls of rock rewinding its way past forested peaks and cliffs towering thousands of feet above it, while hundreds of feet below a river roars past gigantic marble boulders. Passing by Tunnel of Nine Turns, Ci Mu Bridge, stops will be made at Swallow Grotto, Changchun Temple and Shakadang Trail. We will then drive back to Taipei with a stop at Qingshui Cliff, drive through Syue-Shan Long Tunnel (12.9 Kms) to arrive at around 6 PM.
Hotel: Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei or similar
Day 7 Taipei – U.S.A.
Bid farewell to Taipei and transfer to the airport for the flight home.
PRICE: $879 per person
Attractions settings and features
Sun Moon Lake, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Lio Ho Night Market, Kenting National Park, East Coast National Scenic Area, Hualien, Taroko National Park
Costs include
1. 6 night’s hotel accommodations based on double occupancy with daily breakfast.
2. Airport transfer services.
3. Services of English speaking local guide.
Expense Items
1. Round trip air ticket from your hometown to Taipei.
2. Lunch and dinner.
3. Gratuity to tour guide and driver.(Suggested US$8 per person per day)
4. Personal expenses and travel insurance.
Notice
1. Land prices are subject to change.
2. Guaranteed departures are based on minimum of 2 passengers.
3. Child fare is based on a child sharing a twin-room with 2 adults.
4. Suggested Tips: US$8 per person per day for tipping to guide and driver.
5. Change & cancellation: Non-refundable after tour voucher is issued.
6. Taipei hotel blackout dates: Cycle Show in Mar 2016 (exact dates TBA)
7. TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN: Majestic Vacations strongly recommends the purchase of Travel Insurance. Please call Majestic Vacations for information and purchase.

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