8Days 7Nights Island’s Mountains and Attractions – Every SAT
Day1 SAT Departure Taipei Hotel: Champion Hotel or similar
Upon arrival, transfer to Taoyuan County- After check in, free at own leisure.
Day2 SUN Taipei – Hualian B/L/D Hotel: Manbo Holiday Hotel or similar
Jiufen: Once the mountain town abandoned after digging gold fever subsided, the town is bustling again because of the movie “City of Sadness” and becomes as the most popular and longest old street in Taiwan. It provides a wide range of souvenirs and snacks, attracting a large number of tourists. If you come to Jiufen do not miss the famous snack – the taro balls.
Taroko National Park: Taroko is famous for its spectacular mountains and marble canyons. Cliffs and canyons stretch along Liwu River. Four million years ago, the island of Taiwan was formed by the collision of plates. After millions of years of wind erosion, the marble rocks were exposed and cut by Liwu River, creating impressive grand canyons.
Swallow Grotto: This part of Tailuge (Taroko) Gorge is composed of marble cliff faces covered with small holes, the result of long-term erosion by river and ground water. House swifts and Pacific swallows often forage and nest here, giving the place its name. Eternal Spring Shrine: Spring water adjacent by the Eternal Spring Shine (Changchun Temple) flows all year round, and the Highway Bureau named it after “Changchun Falls.” It is now scenic spot with special significance on the Central Cross-Island Highway.
Day3 MON Hualian – Taitung B/L/D Hotel: Horng Yi Holiday Hotel or similar
Chihsing Tan Scenic Area: The beach there has an elegant arch shape. The seawater there is clean and blue. The black stones there are crystal. From here visitors can see the great green mountains afar and the twisting highways.
Farglory Ocean Park: Farglory Ocean Park is located in Hualien, Taiwan is now quite famous marine park. More than 10 kinds of features at Ocean Park Ocean Village, Aquarium, Shark, sea lions
ecological park, ecological park dolphin, dolphin swim with pool, sea lions feeding pool, street carnivals, water parks, machinery park, Kids, Fantasy Crystal Castle theme park, visitors can see a variety of surprising this precious marine life, and see wonderful exquisite, sea lions and dolphins surf applauded the show, is a vivid, rich tourist paradise.
Day4 TUE Taitung – Kaohsiung B/L/Dinner: Own expenses Hotel: International Citizen Hotel or similar
Meinong Hakka Village: Meinong Hakka Cultural Museum is located as a local landmark. It has the important mission of the preservation of Hakka culture and heritage. Thrifty hard Hakka traditional virtues and spirit is revealed.
Buddha Memorial Center: Built to worship buddha’s relic, the construction combines both Chinese and foreign techniques and skills. The main staTUE of the temple is 108 meters high and considered as the tallest statue of the world.
Takao Consulate in West Bay: From West Bay, people can see Kaohsiung Harbor and the scenery of Taiwan Strait. The Consulate General known as the first foreign construction in Taiwan locates at the mid-level of the hill.
Xinjujiang Night Market: Young people, new fashion, recreation, shopping and dining all collide at New Juejiang, which is rapidly sucking in new businesses to become Kaohsiung’s biggest shopping destination. New Juejiang is the place to go in southern Taiwan for imported goods and chic attire, much of it arriving in step with debuts in the fashion capitals of the world.
Love River Cruises: The riverbanks were beautified with greenery works and developed to be park areas, decorated with pillars chained with iron rope. The area becomes a romantic place for lovers to date with each other; therefore, the river was reputed as Love River.
Day5 WED Kaohsiung – Chiayi B/L/D Hotel: Alishan Gou Hotel or similar
Alishan Forest Park: Alishan is very famous for the sunrise view and the cloud ocean. The clouds are so dense and thick that the mountaintops appear like islands on the cloud ocean. The best time to watch the cloud season is autumn and visitors can go to Ziyun Temple, Alishan Hotel, Alishan Rail Station, Zaoping Park and the first parking lot.
Day6 THU Chiayi – Taichung B/L/ Dinner: Own expenses Hotel: Taichung One Chung or similar
Sun moon Lake: The Sun Moon Lake, located in the middle of Taiwan, with an elevation of 748 meters above sea level, is the only natural big lake in Taiwan. The southern part of Lalu Island is shaped like a new moon, and the northern part is shaped like a sun; hence the name Sun Moon Lake. Wen-Wu Temple: Located in the northern waist, dedicated to Confucius (Wen-sheng), Yue Fei and Guan Yu (Wu Sheng), named after temples built along the mountain. The temple consisted of three sections, colored golden-yellow, is a typical northern China styled momentum.Fengjia Night Market: It is one of Taichung’s famous commercial business districts, covering approximately one kilometer in diameter around Feng Chia University and includes the Fengjia-Wenhua Night Market, Fengjia Rd., and Fuxing Rd. In this CBD, you can find delicious snack foods and quality clothes at reasonable prices to express your unique personality.
Day7 FRI Taichung – Taipei B/L/ Dinner: Own expenses Hotel: Champion Hotel or similar
Taipei 101 Shopping Mall: Taipei 101 with height of 508 meters is a new landmark in Taipei. This building is an integration of the classical Oriental culture and Taiwan local characteristics offering elegant and spacious shopping space within the shopping center. CKS Memorial Hall: Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall was built to commemorate the late President Chiang Kai-shek. It is a popular resort which activities, gatherings and wedding photography seen all the time and it is a place that foreign tourists have to visit. Ximending : Here is a collection of all the favorite of the young people nowadays including movies, fashion, popular collectables, tattoos, international cuisine, idol singer autograph … Ximending becomes teenagers new paradise.
Day8 SAT Taipei Sweet Home B
After breakfast, you are free at leisure till your departure transfer to Taoyuan C.K.S. Airport. Home Sweet Home!