From  £2175
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Visit the National Palace Museum
  • Explore Taipei at leisure on the hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus
  • Admire the picturesque Sun Moon Lake
  • Stop at the Quingshui Cliffs
  • Discover Foguangshan Monastery
  • Admire the Spring & Autumn Pavilion
  • Explore Taroko National Park
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Highlights of Taiwan

9 Day Tour, from £2175 per person

Travel to Taiwan and discover the must-sees of the Beautiful Island. Explore Taipei where ancient temples sit alongside glass-fronted boutiques in bustling streets, admire Sun Moon Lake and impressive Wen Wu Temple, discover the 17th century Confucius Temple in Taiwan's oldest city, visit Foguangshan Monastery and spend time exploring Taroko National Park.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
DEPARTURE

Fly to Taipei.

DAY 2
TAIPEI
TAIPEI

Land in Taipei and transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Why not take advantage of the inclusive free one-day Taipei Metro Pass which allows unlimited rides on the MRT to explore the city.

DAY 3
TAIPEI
TAIPEI

Today explore this fascinating fusion city with its mixed influences using the "Hop-on, Hop-off" sightseeing bus. The pass allows you to use both routes operated by the bus and gives you the flexibility to spend as long as you want at each site. On the Blue Route you can visit the Shilin Official Residence and the National Palace Museum, whilst on the Red route the National Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall is not to be missed, along with the lively Xinyi & Yongknag Intersection. The views from the top of Taipei 101 (once the tallest building in the world) are spectacular whilst the Creative Parks at Songshan and Huashan will give you a taste of the cultural side of the city. (B)

DAY 4
TAIPEI TO TAROKO NATIONAL PARK
TAIPEI TO TAROKO NATIONAL PARK
This morning you will be collected by an English-speaking guide for the drive to Taroko Gorge. This journey will take you along the elevated scenic Suhua Highway which offers fabulous views of the coast. A stop will be taken en-route at the towering Quingshui Cliffs. Arrive Taroko National Park and visit the splendid Taroko Gorge plus the Eternal Spring Shrine and Swallow Grotto. (B)
DAY 5
TAROKO NATIONAL PARK TO SUN MOON LAKE
TAROKO NATIONAL PARK TO SUN MOON LAKE
This morning depart the hotel and embark on a journey along the island’s Central Cross Island Highway, a scenic mountain road passing rugged scenery. Along the way you will make a stop at the Mount Hehuan Visitor Centre which stands at over 3000 metres above sea level. Continue the drive to Sun Moon Lake, with the road taking you along the lakeside. Stop for a visit to Wen Wu Temple before spending the night at Sun Moon Lake. (B)
DAY 6
SUN MOON LAKE TO TAINAN
SUN MOON LAKE TO TAINAN
After breakfast visit the Holy Monk Shrine, Tehua Village and the Tse En Pagoda. Continue on the drive to the ancient capital of Tainan, the oldest city in Taiwan. Discover Anping Fort and the ancient city streets on a walking tour before spending the night in the city. (B)
DAY 7
TAINAN TO KAOHSIUNG
TAINAN TO KAOHSIUNG
This morning will be spent exploring Chihkan Tower which dates back to 1653 when the Dutch laid the original foundations and the Confucius Temple, the first of its kind in Taiwan. Stroll around this tranquil area before continuing the journey onwards to Kaohsiung. Stop to visit the biggest monastery in Taiwan, the Foguanshan Monastery: visit the main shrine and the Buddhist Museum and enjoy a light vegetarian lunch. End the day in Kaohsiung City, the largest city in southern Taiwan. The evening is free at leisure to maybe take a stroll or head to the bustling Liuho Night Market. (B/L)
DAY 8
KAOHSIUNG TO TAIPEI
KAOHSIUNG TO TAIPEI

Spend the morning visiting the Dragon and Tiger Pagodas as well as the Spring and Autumn Pavilion. Enjoy some free time before driving north to Lukang to visit Lungshan Temple and the local market. Stop for visit to Sanyi woodcarving village before returning to Taipei. Enjoy this evening free at leisure to enjoy the nightlife of Taipei. There are many night markets to explore along with bars, micro-breweries and of course the ubiquitous karaoke bars! (B)

DAY 9
DEPARTURE
Transfer to the airport for return flight. (B)

Pricing Information

9 day tour, from £2175 per person
(Single person supplement + £610)

Price Includes

  • Return International flights as per the itinerary
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • Accommodation and meals as specified
  • Transfers as specified
  • Activities and excursions as specified
  • All entrance fees on sightseeing tours as specified

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions

Tour Route Map


  1. Taiwan, Taipei
  2. Taiwan, Taroko
  3. Taiwan, Sun Moon Lake
  4. Taiwan, Tainan
  5. Taiwan, Kaohsiung
  6. Taiwan, Taipei

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