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5-Day Best of Taiwan: Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge, Kaohsiung, Taitung

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Discover Taiwan’s natural wonders, sacred temples, and lively cities with an all-encompassing trip that takes in the whole island in just five days. Travel further than you could using public transport and see attractions including Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge, Kenting National Park, Fo Guang Shan Monastery, and Kaohsiung.
  • Travel to all corners of the island in just five days
  • Guided tours of Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Kenting National Park, and Taroko Gorge
  • Great value: 5-star accommodation, entrance fees, and return transport included
  • More personalized experience: small group of up to 9 participants
What to Expect
Your 5-day island tour starts in Taipei. After being picked up from your hotel, take a scenic drive along the west coast to Sun Moon Lake and spend the afternoon exploring the sacred temples of Wenwu, Holy Monk Shrine, and Tse-En Pagoda. On the following day, continue south to visit the famous Fo Guang Shan Monastery. Then, spend the night in Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second-largest city, which is renowned for its atmospheric night markets. On the third day of the tour, make it to the southern tip of the island, where the Kenting National Park is full of photo-worthy natural landscapes. After a night in Taitung, set out on a dramatic road trip along the east coast, before spending your fourth and final night in Hualien. Make a final stop to see the Taroko Gorge, before returning to Taipei, where your adventure ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from hotels in Taipei City Center. If the hotel lobby is located on an upper level, please meet the tour guide on the ground level of the hotel building. Exact pick-up time will be provided by local operator upon confirmation.
Departure Time
7:30 AM
5 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 4x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional tour guide
  • Admission fee and entrance ticket included in the itinerary
  • 4-night hotel accommodation (5-star)
  • Insurance
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Taipei City downtown only)
  • Entry/Admission - Eluanbi
  • Entry/Admission - Maobitou Park
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A small amount of walking is involved; comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Standard hotel rooms in Taiwan contain either two single/twin beds or a double bed fit for two people. Twin-Share Accommodation is for two people per standard room (traveling parties are booked in the same room); Private Accommodation is for one person in a standard room.
  • For traveling parties with an odd number of individuals, either three people will be placed in a triple (three twin/single beds) or one person will be placed in a twin-share with another traveler or in private single room (at an additional cost), depending on availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Times and sequences are subject to change according to the weather and traffic condition.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Nice place,Nice weather,Nice people and most of all very accommodating tourist guide (Muse)😊😊for sure i we will come back
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Have just finished a bus tour around Taiwan with Alan Chou as the guide. Bus, hotels and 7 Elevens were all excellent. Sun Moon Lake and Buddha Temple was a fair bit of walking but the next few days were quite relaxing. You are occupied all day from breakfast to hotel checkin
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Great itinerary, great hotel, great tour guide John Sun moon lake is just beautiful, wish to have spent more days there, so is Fo Guangzhou Shan. All in all, a very good overview of Taiwan
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We recently completed the 5-Day Taiwan Tour with Alan Chou. Alan has a quirky sense of humor and is a patient person... we enjoyed ourselves very much. Our Driver (unfortunately I didn't catch his name), but he also did a great job. For me, the highlight of the Tour was the
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I was one of 16 people visiting Taiwan from the UK. We spent a day in Tapei visiting the National Palace Museum and other attractions eg Longshan Temple and also an evening at the Chinese Opera. We then visited Taroko Gorge and Sun Moon Lake and then Yuyupas Tea Plantation,
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Response from Nicky_EdisonTour, Guest Relations Manager at 5-Day Best of Taiwan: Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge, Kaohsiung, Taitung
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Thelma, Thank you for taking your time to share a review about this tour. We are happy to hear that you fully enjoyed this tour, especially Jerry and Simon's service. Hope this tour will leave you fond memories for the lifetime. There are a lot more to see and experience in Taiwan all year round: culture activities, historic relics, nature scenery and gourmet foods. We look forward to see you again in the near future.
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