Taichung: Although Taichung appears to be a modern city, it still features historical sites and its former role as a cultural hub, during the Japanese occupation period, is still very visible today. With its central location in Taiwan’s west coast, Taichung welcomes visitors through the year with an ideal climate. Due to this, Taichung has gained considerable fame as a good place to live. Thanks to its position, in the middle of Taiwan, Taichung is the perfect place for exploring the central area of the island, including Sun Moon Lake and Alishan, it is also the starting point for travelers who want to traverse the island from east to west, crossing 3,416-meter-high Mount Hehuan on the way to Taroko Gorge and Hualien. What to do in Taichung?
Taroko National Park, situated in the eastern part of the Taiwan, at the junction of three counties – Hualian, Taichung and Nantou – features high mountains and sheer gorges. Many of its peaks tower above 3,000m in elevation, with many natural wonders. The spectacular Taroko Gorge and the scenic beauty of Liwu River can be conveniently viewed from the Central Cross-Island Highway. The varied mountain peaks, numerous waterfalls, diverse plant forms and animal life, together with the indigenous Taroko people, create the rich texture of this unique natural ecosystem.
This magnificent area has been designated as one of the Wonders of Taiwan.
” There’s a pop classic in Taiwan called “Grandma’s Penghu Bay.” The lyrics speak of the gentle evening breezes that waft over Penghu Bay, the white-capped breakers and sundrenched beaches, and of course the sea of blue, so blue. The Penghu Islands attract tens of thousands of tourists annually, especially during the Ocean Fireworks Festival, and most can’t help but start singing “Grandma’s Penghu Bay” to themselves.”
This tour is made for those who like to spend a weekend dive in nature. It includes an English speaking driver guide, private car or van ( 8 hours a day ), accommodation double/twin room 1 breakfast and 1 dinner ( only with 4* hotel ) and travel insurance.
This tour starts from Taichung or Chiayi HSR Train Station.
The Alishan National Scenic Area is a mountain resort in Chiayi County, famous for the sunrise and the “clouds ocean”, a dense and thick sea of clouds.
It is 415 km² in area, the main recreation site is situated at about 2,200 meters above sea level.