Highlights of Taiwan - Sun Moon Lake, Alishan & Taroko Gorge 7-Day Tour
Sun Moon Lake, located in the middle of Taiwan, with an elevation of 748 meters above sea level, is the only natural and the largest lake in Taiwan. The southern part is shaped like a new moon, and the northern part like a sun; hence the name Sun Moon Lake.
Being one of Taiwan’s top three destinations, Alishan features a highland landscape with various tourist sites dotted along the its abundance forest trails. Two Sisters Pond, Thousand Year Cypresses, Zhushan viewing platform are ones that attract the most visitors.
Taroko Gorge is an impressive 19km long canyon famous for its spectacular mountains and marble cliffs that stretch along the Liwu River. Such special geography has also bred special flora and fauna in this area
Enjoy the breathtaking beauty – Sun Moon Lake
Offering breathtaking beauty every season, Sun Moon Lake attracts those who love mountains and the outdoors to find peace and contentment from its unpredictable natural appearance. If you like biking, you don’t want to miss the chance to bike around Sun Moon Lake. Nominated as one of the most breathtaking cycle paths by CNN, the bike trail has attracted cycling lovers from the world. It offers the closest contact with the idyllic scenery along the lake shores.
A Restful Mountain Retreat – Alishan National Scenic Area
Alishan is renowned far and wide for its cloud sea, sunrises and sunset glow. It also has an enchanting gorge waterfall, Sakura cherry blossoms and bamboo groves. The scenic area’s unique Z-shaped forest railway (nicknamed “train hits the wall”), and the culture of the local Tsou aborigines add to Alishan’s uniqueness.
The Great Taroko Gorge
Taroko Gorge is an impressive 19km long canyon famous for its spectacular mountains and marble cliffs that stretch along the Liwu River. Such special geography has also bred special flora and fauna in this area. Some people get immense satisfaction taking in the majestic scenery just touring the park in a bus, car or taxi. For the more active, there are a few hiking trails and great water areas to go swimming and river tracing.
A Food Paradise: Feng-Chia Night Market (逢甲夜市)
The Fengjia Night Market is one of the biggest night markets in Taiwan and it is the origin for many creative snacks. In the night market, you can find delicious snack foods, quality clothes at reasonable prices to express your unique personality.
The Tallest Skyscraper in Taiwan: Taipei 101
When you overlook the low-rise city landscape of Taipei, you’ll realize that it’s worth waiting in line to get a God’s-eye-view of the city. The elevator in 101 rockets you up to the 89th floor in only 37 seconds, where you can sit atop the pride and joy of architecture in Taiwan.
Let’s Make a wish – Sky Lantern
Make a wish, write it on the lantern and let it fly. The sky lantern festival has long been used for people to pray for their wishes. During the Lantern Festival, around February and March each year, lanterns cover the entire sky of Pingxi. If you’re an artist, writer, or photographer, we highly recommend you see this festival for yourself.
- Arrive in Taipei
Airport Pickup Service: We will pick you up from the airport according to your arrival time.
The rest of the day will be your own leisure time (Free and Easy. No itinerary, private vehicle and tour guide.)
Overnight at Taipei Westgate Hotel or same level
- Sun Moon Lake Tour (Taipei to Sun Moon Lake: 3.5 hours)
Sun Moon Lake Boating or Cycling Tour
Hugo Assam Tea Farm - Tea Making Experience
Itathao Aboriginal Street
Overnight at a local high quality B&B at Puli (埔里)
- Alishan Tour (Sun Moon Lake to Alishan: 3 hours)
Alishan National Scenic Area
Alishan Railway Experience
Sacred Forest Trail Hiking (The trail will be choose based on your physical condition)
Overnight at a local high quality B&B at Alishan (阿里山)
- Taichung Tour (Alishan to Taichung: 3.5 hours)
Wufeng Ling Family Tells Taiwan's past 100-year history
Rainbow Village - Veterans' Colorful World
Miyahara Eye Hospital - Don't Scream, It's Just Ice Cream!
A Food Paradise: Feng-Chia Night Market
Overnight at La Vida Hotel or same level (near Feng-Chia Night Market)
- Taipei and Shifen Tour (Taichung to Taipei: 2.5 hours)
Back to the Old Times - Shifen Old Street
Let's Make a wish - Sky Lantern
The Historical Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall
The Tallest Skyscraper in Taiwan:Taipei 101
Overnight at Amba Taipei Songshan or same level
- Taroko Gorge Tour
Train Experience: Take train from Taipei to Hualien
Qingshui Cliff - Catch the Pacific with One Eye
Taroko National Park (The trail will be choose based on your physical condition)
Delicate Swallows Grotto
Listen to the Whisper of the Pacific at Qixingtan
Overnight at Amba Taipei Songshan or same level
- Depart and Hope to See You Again Soon
Before departure, it will be your own leisure time (Free and Easy. No itinerary, private vehicle and tour guide.)
Airport Drop-off Service : We will drop you up at the airport according to your departure time.
This tour is a private tour for at least 4 people
Departs on everyday
Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) or Songshan Airport (TSA)
When to book
Book 5 days in advance
What to bring
Comfortable walking shoes, a light coat and anti-mosquito measures.
Please avoid wearing colorful clothes and perfume to prevent wasp attacks.
Twin Room Sharing
1,039 USD per person
+400 USD per person
6 nights of hotel or local high quality B&B
Breakfast at the hotel every day
Sun Moon Lake boating or cycling Tour, tea making experience, Alishan railway experience, ticket of Alishan National Scenic Area, ticket of Wufeng Ling Family, sky lantern (2 to 4 people share one), ticket of Taipei 101 Observatory
A great English-speaking driver guide
If you prefer Mandarin-speaking driver guide, feel free to let us know.
Airport pickup and drop-off service
Train tickets between Taipei and Hualien
8-seater van during the tour (8-10 hours per day)
Travel insurance and of course, memories that money can't buy!
Please note that tips for your tour guide are NOT included.