A Joyful Family Trip - Sun Moon Lake and Cingjing (清境) Farm 3 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. Cingjing Farm, a truly getaway resort, is one of the best trips for visitors who travel to central Taiwan. Fresh air, reclaimed wilderness, lofty mountains, mountain trials, grassy fields, spectacular cloud formation, and lots of sheep welcome you in to start your journey.

Features:

family tour

Family fun

Taipei food tour

Great Food

Taipei Culture tour

Culture

Hands-on Activities DIY

Hands-on Activities

Highlights

Itathao Aboriginal Cuisine

Sun Moon Lake has long been home to the Thao tribe. Local Thao activities and charms include aboriginal food like flavorful rice cooked in bamboo tubes, salt roasted shrimp and the infamous Thao tribal millet wine.

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. 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 Town of Paper: Paper Factory

In Puli, excellent water resources make for fine produce. From processing raw wood to printing your own creative patterns on your paper creation, at the Paper Factory, make sure to participate in a DIY paper crafting tour! During 1970s, paper was massively exported abroad. The paper making industry has been completely developed and enhanced with Chinese and Japanese techniques during the Japanese colonial period.

Green-Green Grassland - Get Closer to the Cute Animals!

This wide grassy plain is the most popular site at Cingjing; the herds of sheep grazing on the land, the azure skies above, and the verdant mountains in the horizon have a distinct European air. Green Green Grasslands are an open pasture ground for livestock such as sheep and cows. Visitors are able to see the animals up close and interact with them.

Itinerary

Day1

09 : 00 Pick you up at your hotel in Taipei
* If you need to be picked up at airport, Keelung port or hotels out of Taipei, there will be additional charge.
12 : 30 Lunch: Itathao Aboriginal Cuisine
13 : 30 Sun Moon Lake boating or cycling tour
16 : 30 Paper Dome
17 : 00 Overnight at a local high quality B&B at Puli (埔里)

Day2

09 : 30 Depart from B&B
10 : 30 Reach Hehuan Mt. & the highest highway in Taiwan
12 : 30 Lunch
13 : 00 Green-Green Grassland - get closer to the cute animals!
14 : 30 Relaxed off trail hiking
15 : 45 Enjoy the Unbelievable Equestrianism Show!
Overnight at a local high quality B&B at Cingjing (清境)

Day3

09 : 00 Depart from B&B
10 : 00 A Town of Paper - paper making at local paper factory
12 : 00 Lunch
13 : 00 Shuili Snake Kiln - The Hometown of Pottery
* If you would like to try the pottery making, it will be own expense.
15 : 00 Japanese style train station
15 : 40 Turn back to Taipei (Send you back to your hotel in Taipei)

Tour Details

Minimum Numbers

2 people

Availability

Departs on every Sunday and Monday

Meeting point

The lobby of the Taipei hotel you stay

When to book

Book 3 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.

Price

Infant (0 to 6 years old)

Free of charge. (Please note there must be at least one adult accompanying the tour with infant.)

Child (1 to 6 years old)

315 USD per person

Adult (Over 6 years old)​

630 USD per person * If your group is 4 adults or over, the special price is 580 USD per person.

Inclusion

Accommodation

2 nights of local high quality B&B

Food

1st Day: Lunch & Dinner / 2nd Day: Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner / 3rd Day: Breakfast & Lunch

Admissions

Alishan National Scenic Area, Alishan Railway tickets and Four-Grass Green Tunnel Boating Tour

Tour Guide

A great English/Chinese -speaking guide

Transportation

Van or sedan

Others

Travel insurance and of course, memories that money can't buy!
Please note that tips for your tour guide are NOT included.

From 580 USD per person

Don’t just take our word for it. Read what our previous clients have to say about us!

babymatters
babymatters
Great service and hospitality
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Just completed our 9 persons 9 days trip to Taiwan with Topology. Peter, our trip planner is very helpful. We had a last minute request to add on an additional room the day before we flew, and he had everything settled by the time we touched down in Taipei. The hotels recommendation were good and suitable for our big family with young children. Joanna our tour guide took very good care of us throughout the trip. She knew that the elderly doesn’t like western food but the younger ones love it. She managed to find a restaurant that has a play area for the young kids, good Italian food for the parents and a hotpot for the elderly grandmother. A lot of thought went into catering to the diverse needs of the group. It’s truly a trip at our own pace, catered to our tastes and preferences. Thank you Peter, Joanna, and Topology! We’ll be back to explore other parts of Taiwan again with Topology!
julesyongsg
julesyongsg
A fun trip for young and old
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Our 4th trip to Taiwan and 3rd time with Topology. 1st time was with an agency from our home country but we have not looked back since we started with Topology in 2016. Sincere personalised service is what we have been getting everytime. Core, our tour coordinator is always patient, responsive and pleasant. She planned our trip well... Addressing concerns of the elderly and the young and ensuring their needs were addressed. It's also our 3rd trip with our guide Taddy who is always charming, caring and thoughtful. He knows where to get the best value most delicious food in Taiwan! Taddy took special care of our elderly parents... he's always got a way to ensure that their ability to appreciate the locations we visit is not compromised by their inability to walk far. With Taddy always feel so welcome like visiting family. Great job Topology!
Liu-Elsdon
Liu-Elsdon
An unforgettable day trip with Topology
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Our group of 10 had a wide range of people from ages 1 to 77 with different interests and needs from physical to dietary. Clint took care of everything and paid close attention to each family member (from finding a sandwich to locating a bike route) so that we could really enjoy being together and exploring Taiwan. The itinerary took us to hidden spots in Taiwan from a mystical bamboo forest where we tasted tea to a night tour of an ecological preserve. And Clint took amazing photos throughout our trip so that we have a lifetime of memories to treasure. We highly recommend Clint and Topology to everyone and look forward to traveling with them again in the future!
FerryKris
FerryKris
Custom private tour shifen, jiufen, and taipei
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The 2 days tour began with our guide, Mr. Logan Chen, picked us up at our hotel on time. He was well prepared, courteous, very friendly, and welcoming. The car was clean, well stocked with mineral water, and comfortable. The way he drove was safe and comfortable that my boys were able to fall asleep on the way to Shifen and Jiufen. As we requested to be in Jiufen until night, Logan suggested we visit the Shifen waterfall first. So we did and we had fun. Then to Shifen we went. Had lunch at a restaurant recommended by Logan. It was a very good lunch. The restaurant was nice and unique and the food was delicious. Then up next was the flying lantern at Shifen. We got a good place to write our wishes and fly them up. Then up next was the golden waterfall which was simply breathtaking. From there we went to jiufen and stayed there till nightfall. Logan had a very good knowledge of the place. He recommended lots of food stops in Shifen and Jiufen. All were very delicious. We will surely use topology services again the next time we are in Taiwan.
Nuttakarn M
Nuttakarn M
Winter in Taiwan with 3 generations!!!
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We all love this tour and enjoy this trip very much. The guide leader is polite and funny. He made a well-planned in each day and make us impressed with a delicious BD’s cake. Even we have 4 senior and 3 children, they are happy with this tour.
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