Program

 

Best of Taiwan – 5 days
June 17 – 22 2021)


Let's start our 5 days tour on the Taiwanese island from Taipei to the Sun Moon lake, Wenwu Temple, the Holy Monk Shrine and Tse-En Pagoda. We will visit the Monastery of Fo Guang Shan and the night market of Kaohsiung, we will explore the beautiful Kenting National Park and we will continue our journey along Taitung’s East Coast National Scenic Area, to reach Hualien and the famous and stunning Taroko Gorge.

 

 

 


JUNE 17 - TAIPEI - SUN MOON LAKE

  • This morning we will depart from Taipei and head south to the heart of the island: Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area, with the biggest freshwater lake in the island. We will then have our lunch break in Yidashao and after lunch we will visit the Xuanzhuang Temple, the best place to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of this area, the Ci´en Pagoda and the Wenwu Temple, where people pray the Civil Saint of Confucius, the Military Saint of Guangong, and the Established God of two temples in the temple.

Included: Visit of Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area Visit of Yidashao Pier Entrance to Xuanzhuang Temple Entrance to Ci'en Pagoda Entrance to Wenwu Temple

Meals included:   Breakfast   Dinner 

 


JUNE 18 - SUN MOON LAKE - FO GUANG SHAN - KAOHSIUNG

  • Today we will enjoy a pleasant walk around Xiangshang Visitor Center, a unique building that allows to enjoy the beautiful views of Sun Moon Lake from the top. After lunch we will depart for Kaohsiung, the most populated city in South Taiwan and known for being a romantic harbour city. We will visit the Fo Guang Shan monastery, famous for the huge statue of Buddha Amitabha in gold colour that can be spotted from miles away. After visiting the temple, we will move to the centre of the city for dinner.
  • Get ready for some traditional Taiwanese street food at the Liuhe Night Market, the oldest and most typical night market in Kaohsiung. Why not try the city’s signature street foods like the seafood congee, the steamed salted shrimps, the papaya milk drink, the rice cake, or the famous stinky tofu?

Included: Entrance to Xiangshan Visitor Center Visit of Fo Guang Shan Monastery Visit of Liuhe Tourist Night Market

Meals included:   Breakfast   Dinner 

 


JUNE 19 - KAOHSIUNG – KENTING - TAITUNG

  • Today will head south to Kenting National Park, known for its coastal geographical features and marine biodiversity. We will visit the Eluanbi Lighthouse, known as "Taiwan's Tail" and Maobitou Park Maopitou, a unique natural rock formation that from distance, it looks like a giant crouching cat. After lunch we will visit the Longpan Park, a coral limestone tableland eroded by rainwater that keeps the original features of the landscape with wide grassland and faces the Pacific Ocean.

Included: Entrance to Kenting National Park Entrance to Eluanpi Lighthouse Visit of Maobitou Park Visit of Longpan Park

Meals included:   Breakfast   Dinner 

 


JUNE 20 - TAITUNG - EAST COAST NATIONAL SCENIC AREA – HUALIEN

  • Today, we will travel along the east coast, the unspoiled side of the island filled with picturesque places of natural and human features. We will visit Xiaoyeliu, famous for its rock formations, the famous cross-sea bridge of Sanxiantai, Shitiping before stopping in Fanshuliao, a little unique canyon.

Included: East Coast National Scenic Area Visit of Xiaoyeliu Visit of Sanxiantai Visit of Shitiping Stop in Fanshuliao

Meals included:   Breakfast   Dinner 

 


JUNE 21 - HUALIEN - TAROKO – TAIPEI

  • After breakfast, we will visit the most spectacular place in Taiwan, also the largest marble canyon in the world: Taroko National Park. We will take a walk along Shakadang Trail or Lushui Trail, where the crystal-clear blue water of Liwu River is running beside you. This river has cut through the marble over millions of years, and created the deep, narrow gorge. Then we will visit the Eternal Spring Shrine, which commemorates the 226 military veterans who died during the construction of the Central Cross-Island Highway before enjoying the stunning views of the cliffs by walking through the tunnel of Swallow Grotto.
  • After lunch, we will stroll around Tianxiang and see the Cihmu Bridge before leaving for Qingshui Cliff to admire the scenery of the coastline and head back to Taipei.

Included: Entrance to Taroko National Park Walk in Shakadang Trail Stop at the Eternal Spring Shrine Visit of Yanzihkou Trail (Swallow Grotto) Visit of Cihmu Bridge Visit of Qingshui Cliff

Meals included:   Breakfast   Dinner 

 


JUNE 22 - DEPARTURE TAIPEI - CHICAGO

  • Departure from the hotel to Taipei airport. Belo staff will take care of the check-in and departure procedures to Chicago. Meals and overnight stay on board.

Included: Transfer hotel/Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) Belo Assistance at the airport Group Flight

Meals included:   Breakfast   


Thanks for traveling with Belo and see you next time!

 

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