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15 DAYS: Unlock the essence: customized exploration of Taiwan.

Our exclusive 15-day customized tour in Taiwan, designed to offer an authentic and immersive travel experience between cities and nature. This tour is NOT a group tour, allowing you to have a personalized journey that caters to your preferences. Throughout the trip, you will stay in carefully chosen accommodations including charming design bed and breakfasts as well as luxurious 4-star hotels.

Itinerary Features

Highlights:
  • All transportation including 5-seater sedan / 8-seater van and driver;
  • English speaking licensed guide;
  • Go from the ocean to 3.275 meters above the sea in just one day
  • Be amazed by the “sea of clouds”;
  • Must see attractions in Taiwan, best of Taiwan, customized tour with English speaking guide
  • This tour is made for minimum 2 max 6 persons.
  • This tour can be customized.

Travelling with a licensed driver/guide means: 
– You can change plans in case you want or need.
– You can decide your daily schedule, your morning wake up alarm and for how long you want to stay or visit a place or a restaurant where you would like to stop for food.

Itinerary at a glance:  

  • Day 1  : Taipei – Arrival
  • Day 2  : Taipei : Northern Coast 
  • Day 3 : Taipei – Taichung 
  • Day 4 : Taichung – Cingjing
  • Day 5 : CingJing – Taroko – Hualien 
  • Day 6 : Hualien – Taidong  
  • Day 7  : Taidong – Kenting
  • Day 8  : Kenting – Kahosiung
  • Day 9: Kahosiung – Tainan 
  • Day 10: Tainan – Alishan 
  • Day 11: Alishan – Sun Moon lake 
  • Day 12: Sun Moon Lake – Taichung
  • Day 13: Taichung – Taipei 
  • Day 14: Taipei
  • Day 15: Departure

Day 1: Taipei - Arrival

Private transfer from Airport to Hotel in Taipei.
Depending on the arrival time you can explore the city.
Visit the Taipei 101 and around 17.00/18.00 explore one of the famous night markets with a licensed English speaking guide for a local food experience. 

Type of accommodations available: 4* or 5* hotel
Meals: no meals.
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide night  market walking tour.

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Taipei

Day 2: Taipei: Northern coast Tour

Breakfast at the hotel.

Visit the North coast tour ( Schedule:  itinerary might change ) 

09.00 Meeting with your English speaking guide and driver and visit Northern coast

  • Gold museum, mining history with Gold panning experience;
  • Jiufen: Old street & Old theater
    Tea experience ( tea tasting, 150TWD per person )
  • YinYang sea and Golden Waterfall (Elephant Trun Rock if time allows)
  • Shifen Waterfall
  • Sky lantern in Shifen

Back to Taipei around 17.00 and rest of the day free to explore Taipei or relax.

Type of accommodations available: 4* or 5* hotel
Meals: Breakfast
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van

Jiufen

Day 3: Taipei - Taichung

Breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast HSR ( High speed train ) Taipei – Taichung
( no transfer included from/to hotel to train station)

Visit Taichung with English Speaking guide: Tour or similar 
In the evening you can explore by yourself one of the famous night markets.

Overnight in Taichung 4* hotel central located ( Splendor or similar )

Type of accommodations available: 4* or 5* hotel
Meals: Breakfast
Guide & transportation:
HSR train ticket from Taipei to Taichung
English speaking licensed guide in Taichung

Taichung

Day 4: Taichung - Cingjing

After breakfast, embark on an enchanting journey from the vibrant city of Taichung to the picturesque mountain area of Cingjing. Your adventure begins as you are greeted by your licensed English-speaking guide/driver and chauffeured in a comfortable car from your hotel in Taichung.  As you ascend into higher altitudes, you’ll witness the transformation of the scenery, with rolling hills, lush greenery, and refreshing mountain air embracing your senses.

Upon reaching Cingjing, you’ll check-in at the delightful B&B Margaret Villa

During your stay, you have the option to explore the area’s attractions. One of the highlights is the Cingjing Farm, a scenic expanse dotted with grazing sheep and vibrant flowers. You can stroll through the meadows, engage in sheep-feeding activities, or simply revel in the tranquility of the surroundings.

As night falls, Cingjing reveals another dimension of its allure. The clear mountain skies offer a canvas for stargazing, allowing you to witness the twinkling constellations and celestial wonders above. 

Overnight in Cingjing at B&B Margaret Villa

Type of accommodations available: B&B Margaret Villa
Meals: Breakfast.
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van.

Cingjing
Cingjing Margaret Villa

Day 5: Cingjing - Hualien

( VIA TAROKO GORGE)

After breakfast, meet your guide and take the road to Hualien. Today you will travel from  3.275 meters directly to the ocean, crossing Taroko Gorge and  its majestic beauty:  dramatic marble cliffs, deep canyons, and crystal-clear turquoise rivers.
Your guide will make strategic stops at various scenic spots, allowing you to marvel at the sheer grandeur of the gorge, explore its hidden trails, and capture memorable photographs.

As the day draws to a close, you’ll arrive in Hualien, a vibrant city renowned for its natural beauty.

The central location allows for easy exploration of Hualien’s attractions, local cuisine, and bustling night markets.

Type of accommodations available: 4* hotel, central located
Meals: Breakfast.
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van.

Taroko
Hualien

Day 6: Hualien - TaiTUNG

After breakfast, meet your guide and take the road to Taidong.

Leaving Hualien behind, you’ll venture southward along the captivating east coast, known for its rugged beauty. 

As you travel along the coastal route, you’ll be treated to magnificent ocean views on one side and verdant mountains on the other.  During the drive, you’ll have the flexibility to explore charming coastal towns and experience the local way of life. Your guide can recommend hidden gems, popular attractions, and dining options that showcase the unique flavors of the region.

Upon arrival in Taitung,  check in at the Airuomi B&B or similar nice B&B.

For those interested in indigenous culture, a visit to the Beinan Cultural Park provides an opportunity to learn about the rich heritage of the local indigenous tribes through exhibitions and interactive displays.

Type of accommodations available:
4* hotel, central located
Meals: Breakfast.
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van.

Taitung
Surf Taitung

Day 7: TaiTUNG - kenting

After breakfast, meet your guide and take the road to Kenting.
Leaving Taitung behind, you’ll venture towards the southwestern tip of Taiwan, where the pristine beauty of Kenting awaits.  As you arrive in Kenting, you’ll have the option to either unwind and relax in the area or explore the renowned Kenting National Park.
Overnight in one of our selected B&B, facing the sea! 
In the evening, you can explore the vibrant Kenting Night Market, known for its lively atmosphere, delicious street food, and unique shopping opportunities. Here, you can savor local delicacies, try tropical fruits, and immerse yourself in the bustling ambiance.

Type of accommodations available: B&B: Olive’s B&B, Cat at Greece, Spoondrift, Hido I e II, or LoveSea 126 House Inn  

Meals: Breakfast.
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van.

Kenting
Kenting

Day 8: kenting - Kaohsiung

After breakfast, meet your guide and take the road to Kahosiung.

You’ll have the option to either visit the National Aquarium or explore the vibrant city of Kaohsiung.

  1. Visit the National Aquarium: Immerse yourself in the fascinating underwater world at the National Aquarium of Kaohsiung. Home to a diverse range of marine life, the aquarium offers educational exhibits, interactive displays, and captivating shows. You can marvel at vibrant coral reefs, encounter playful dolphins, and observe various species of fish and marine creatures. 

  2. Explore Kaohsiung: Discover the vibrant city of Kaohsiung, known for its modern architecture, cultural landmarks, and lively atmosphere. Your guide will tailor the itinerary based on your interests and preferences. 

After a day of exploration, you’ll check-in to your selected accommodation for a comfortable overnight stay. 

Type of accommodations available:  4* hotel or design B&B: Chennai City Suites, Palais de Chine, or The OX B&B.
Meals: Breakfast.
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van.

Sleeping in the aquarium kending

Day 9 : Kaohsiung - Tainan

After breakfast, meet your guide and take the road to Tainan. 

Immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural heritage of Tainan with the assistance of an English-speaking licensed guide/driver and a comfortable car on your visit to this charming city. 
Tainan, known as the ancient capital of Taiwan, is brimming with historical sites, temples, and traditional architecture.

Your guide will tailor the itinerary based on your interests and preferences, ensuring a personalized experience in Tainan. Some of the noteworthy attractions you may explore include:

  1. Anping District: Begin your exploration in the Anping District, where you can visit attractions such as Anping Old Fort (Fort Zeelandia) and Anping Tree House, a unique structure entwined with Banyan trees. This district also offers charming streets filled with shops, cafes, and traditional snacks.

  2. Tainan Confucius Temple: Pay a visit to the Tainan Confucius Temple, one of the oldest Confucian temples in Taiwan. Admire the intricate architectural details and immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere.

  3. Traditional Streets and Temples: Take a stroll through Tainan’s traditional streets, such as Shennong Street or Zhengxing Street, lined with traditional shops, eateries, and well-preserved historic buildings. Along the way, you may also encounter ancient temples like the Great South Gate and the Five Concubine Temple.

Type of accommodations available:  4* hotel or design B&B: 
Meals: Breakfast.
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van.

Tainan

Day 10 : Tainan - Alishan

After breakfast, meet your guide and take the road to Alishan.
Experience the natural beauty of Alishan’s mountains, enjoy a delightful overnight stay at Applause in the mountain, and indulge in a hot pot dinner . Visits along the way will be suggested by your guide as they will depends on the weather and the time!

Alishan is famous for its stunning mountain landscapes, misty forests, and its renowned sunrise and sunset views.

Upon arrival in Alishan, you’ll be greeted by the serene beauty of the mountains. Check-in at Applause in the mountain, where you’ll experience a comfortable and cozy overnight stay. 

You’ll enjoy a delicious hot pot dinner, a popular dining experience in the mountainous regions of Taiwan.

Type of accommodations available:  B&B Applause in the Mountain
Meals: Breakfast and hot pot dinner.
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van.

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Day 11 : Alishan - Sun moon Lake

Prepare for an early morning adventure as you witness the mesmerizing sunrise in Alishan and enjoy  breakfast after the sunrise; head to a strategic viewpoint where you can watch as the sun paints the sky with vibrant hues, illuminating the surrounding mountains and creating a stunning spectacle.

After breakfast with your English-speaking licensed guide/driver your journey continues from Alishan to the scenic Sun Moon Lake.

You’ll have the opportunity to savor lunch at the Aboriginal restaurant Malu Kitchen. Here, you can savor authentic indigenous cuisine ( Bunun ), featuring a blend of traditional flavors and locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant offers a unique culinary experience that showcases the rich cultural heritage of Taiwan’s indigenous communities.

After lunch, you’ll check-in to Doris Home B&B, a cat-friendly accommodation situated near the beautiful Sun Moon Lake. 

Depending on the arrival time, you can take a leisurely boat ride on the lake, visit the iconic Wenwu Temple, or hike along the surrounding trails to soak in the natural beauty. Your guide will provide insights and recommendations to ensure you make the most of your time in this scenic destination.

Type of accommodations available:  B&B Doris Home B&B.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van.

Sun Moon lake
Doris Home B&B sun Moon Lake

Day 12 : Sun moon Lake - Taichung

Leaving the beautiful Sun Moon Lake behind, you’ll travel to Taichung with your guide, who will provide interesting insights and commentary along the way. On the way to Taichung, you’ll visit the 911 Earthquake Museum, an important historical site that commemorates the devastating 1999 earthquake that struck the region. The museum provides a comprehensive understanding of the earthquake’s impact, the recovery efforts, and the resilience of the local community. The entrance ticket in not included cost is around 50 to 100 TWD.

After your visit to the museum, you’ll check into your accommodation for the night. 

During your time in Taichung, you can explore the city’s vibrant culture, bustling night markets, and unique attractions. You might consider visiting the Taichung National Theater and exploring the lively Night Market for a tasty dinner.

Type of accommodations available:  4* or 5*  hotel, central located.
Meals: Breakfast 
Guide & transportation: English speaking licensed guide & private car/van.

Taichung
Taichung

Day 13 : Taichung - Taipei

Enjoy a free day in Taichung, no guide today.

Your day in Taichung begins with a bubble tea class at 10:00. Taichung is renowned for being the birthplace of bubble tea, and this hands-on experience will allow you to learn the art of making this popular Taiwanese beverage. 

After the class, you’ll enjoy lunch at Chung Sui Tang, a well-known restaurant famous for its invention of the bubble tea. Here, you can savor a range of delectable dishes, including local specialties and refreshing beverages.

In the afternoon, you’ll make your way to the Taichung High-Speed Rail Station, where you’ll board a high-speed train bound for Taipei. ( Taxi not included ).

Upon arriving in Taipei, you’ll check into a 4-star hotel for your overnight stay. With the rest of the day at your leisure, you have the opportunity to explore Taipei’s vibrant night life. 

Type of accommodations available:  4* or 5*  hotel, central located.
Meals: Breakfast 
Guide & transportation: High speed train from Taipei to Taichung, no guide today.

Taichung

Day 14 : Taipei

This is your last day in Taiwan! Enjoy a free day in Taipei! 

In the morning, you can start your day by visiting Maokong, a beautiful mountainous area known for its tea plantations and stunning views just a step out of the city. To get there, you can take the Maokong Gondola, a scenic cable car ride that offers panoramic vistas of Taipei’s skyline and the surrounding natural landscapes. After your visit to Maokong, you’ll head to the Taipei Zoo, which is conveniently located nearby. The Taipei Zoo is one of the largest zoos in Asia and is renowned for its diverse range of animals and educational exhibits. 

In the afternoon, you’ll return to the city center of Taipei to explore its vibrant streets and attractions. Some notable places you may consider visiting include:

  1. Ximending: Explore the bustling streets of Ximending, known as Taipei’s trendy and youthful district. This area offers a variety of shops, entertainment venues, and local street food.

  2. Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall: Pay a visit to the majestic Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, a national monument that includes beautiful gardens and an exhibition hall.

  3. Longshan Temple: Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of Longshan Temple, one of the oldest and most significant temples in Taipei. Marvel at the intricate architecture and experience the rituals and traditions of Taiwanese people.

After a day of exploration, you’ll return to your 4-star hotel for a comfortable overnight stay in Taipei. 

Type of accommodations available:  4* or 5*  hotel, central located.
Meals: Breakfast 
Guide & transportation: No guide and no transportation included today!

Taipei zoo
Taipei
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Day 15 : Bye Bye Taiwan!

After breakfast ( or depending on your schedule ): Private transfer to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast 
Guide & transportation: Private transfer to the airport.

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useful information:

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Price will be calculated  for the dates you will request and for the number of participants and type of accommodation.
  • To confirm the reservation a deposit of 30% is required, final payment has to be done at least one week before the tour starts.
  • Due to the very limited space in some of the hotels and B&B, we suggest to book this tour as earlier as possible.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Guests canceling at any point up to 31 days prior to this tour’s starting date will receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations made between 30 and 15 days prior to departure will receive a 70% refund.
  • Cancellations made between 14 and 7 days prior to departure will receive a 50% refund;
  • Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to departure are non-refundable.
  • There will be a 100% charge for no-shows.

OUR GUIDES AND DRIVERS: 

– Our guide/drivers are official licensed authorized guide. They drive carefully and they know the territory.
– Guide/Driver and car are available for 8 hours a day. 
– Guide/Driver can decide to change the itinerary in case of emergency as well as you can also decide to change or stop longer or skip one destination.

price and inclusions:

PRICE:

  • GROUP OF 2:   TWD 92,500 PER PERSON.
  • GROUP OF 3:   TWD 76.600PER PERSON.
  • GROUP OF 4:   TWD 68.700PER PERSON.
  • GROUP OF 5:   TWD 63.900PER PERSON.
  • GROUP OF 6:   TWD 60.800 PER PERSON.

PRICE INCLUDES:

Guide, van, driver and transfers :

  • Transfer Taoyuan Airport – hotel in Taipei
  • Transfer Hotel – Taipei Taoyuan Airport 
  • ( day 2 and from day 4 to day 11 ) 10 days English speaking guide / driver with car or van (including possible meals and overnights ) available 9 hours per day and all his/her expenses ( overnights and meals ) 
  • Fuel, parking fees (Alishan) and ETC;
  • Day 1 English speaking guide  in Taipei  ( evening  walking tour )
  • Day 1 English speaking guide in Taichung
  • HSR train ticket Taipei-  Taichung – Taipei, 2ND CLASS

Hotels

  • 14 nights as per  program;

Entrances/tickets

  • Entrance ticket at Taipei 101 ( elevator, roof and dumper ) 
  • Bubble tea class in taichung 
  • Alishan Parking fees ( x 1 car )

Meals

  • Breakfast at the hotel 
  • Hot Pot dinner in Alishan 
  • Lunch at Malu Kitchen ( from Alishan to Sun moon lake )
  • Lunch in Taichung at Chun Shui Tang

Others:

  • Liability Insurance;

Price does not include: Meals and everything not mentioned in the “price includes”.

Entrance tickets not included: Not all the tickets are included, to be paid also for the guide, you will choose to do the activities according to the arrival time.

Entrance tickets ( Approx ) :

 Sun Moon Lake activities:
– Renting bike from 150TWD
– Sun Moon lake Ropeway/Gondola : TWD 300 per person per way
– Parking fees ( Gondola parking ): TWD 100

Request price & availability

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