Taroko Gorge, Sun Moon Lake, Alishan (Classic)

Activity New Taipei City, Hualien, Nantou, Chiayi Published on: 04-07-2016

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
First-time visit
Van Bus
Your accommodation in Taipei city
Highlight of the city
Cultural & Theme
Multi Days & Package tours
21.46 USD

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Discover Taiwan’s diverse and breathtaking geography as you tour the island’s varied terrain and enjoy some of the most scenic, awe-inspiring sights. Explore the geologically stunning Taroko National Park with many photogenic tunnels, waterfalls, cliffs, and gorges. Visit the must-see Sun Moon Lake, take a boat on the pristine blue water, or cycle on one of the best bikeways in the world. Travel to one of Taiwan’s most famous mountain areas, Alishan, prized for its Oolong tea, amazing sunsets, and lush forests. Delight in delicious local cuisine and treats along the way. You don’t want to miss this exciting adventure highlighting the beauty of Taiwan.

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Why Taroko Gorge, Sun Moon Lake, Alishan (Classic) is special ?

Tour the spectacular Taroko Gorge

Enjoy the lovely scenery along the Central Cross-Island Highway

Visit the Sun Moon Lake scenic area and go on a lake boat cruise

Savor delicious indigenous cuisine at Ita Thao village

Go on a cycling tour on one of the world’s best cycling routes

Discover the old street of Fenqihu and taste a variety of delicious snacks

Enjoy the enchanting sunrise at Alishan from a very special location

Learn a lot about Taiwan from our knowledgeable and fun-loving tour guide/driver

What to explore at Taroko Gorge, Sun Moon Lake, Alishan (Classic)?

Day 1

Taipei / Taroko National Park

Pass by Qingshui Cliff on the famous Suhua Highway coastal road, towering over 1,000 meters above the Pacific Ocean
Tour through Taroko Gorge, a world-class scenic and natural wonder, with towering mountains, marble canyons, and rushing mountain streams; among the highlights are the Eternal Spring Shrine and the Swallow Grotto
Hike the Baiyang Trail to the Baiyang Waterfall and through the Water Curtain Tunnel

Day 2
Taroko National Park / Sun Moon Lake
Cross the Central Mountain Range on the Central Cross-Island Highway and enjoy the wondrous high-mountain scenery
Pass by the Bilu Sacred Tree, a Formosan Chinese fir over 3,200 years old
Drive to the highest point of Taiwan’s highways – Wuling (3,275 meters above sea level)
Arrive at Sun Moon Lake, one of Taiwan’s most popular tourist destinations
Relish traditional indigenous cuisine at Ita Thao Village
Day 3
Sun Moon Lake
Welcome the morning at Sun Moon Lake and enjoy the splendid lake views from Wenwu Temple
Take a boat ride from Ita Thao Wharf to Xuanguang Temple
Go cycling on one of the top 10 bike routes in the world
Capture the moment and enjoy your day at Sun Moon Lake.
Day 4
Sun Moon Lake / Alishan Scenic Area
Head to one of Taiwan’s best mountain areas, Alishan
On the way to Alishan, stop at the town of Jiji and explore Checheng Old Street
Enjoy a premium traditional lunch box at Fenqihu just as local lumberjacks did in the past
Day 5
Alishan Scenic Area / Taipei
Early in the morning, take the Alishan Mountain Railway to Zhushan Station and witness one of the famous Alishan sunrises at an exclusive spot away from the crowds
Go for a walk in the Alishan Forest Recreation Area and meet thousand-year-old Taiwan cypress trees
Return to Taipei with vivid memories of your round Taiwan trip

Departs every Sunday through Tuesday, except for national holidays
Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Taipei city
Group size : 2~6 people
Book 10 days in advance
This tour requires a minimum of 4 people to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. Cancellation made less than 7 days before departure is non-refundable. Cancellation made between 8~9 days before departure will charge 50% of full payment. Cancellation made more than 10 days before departure will offer full refund.

Addtional information

Comfortable walking shoes, a hat, warm jackets, an umbrella and sunglasses.


4 nights stay at local 3-star/4-star hotels

4 breakfasts/1 lunch/1 dinner

Includes an English tour guide, boat tour in Sun Moon Lake, bike rental in Sun Moon Lake (2 hours), Admission to Alishan Scenic Park, train ticket to view the sunrise at Mt. Xiaochuyuan

5-seater sedan/8-seater van

Please understand this tour requires long driving. The longest drive is between 4~6 hours drive. Please prepare own medicine in the case of car-sickness.

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