Southern Taiwan Tour

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  • 3 Days
  • Group Tour
  • English
  • Tainan, Kaohsiung, Kenting

See the southern part of Taiwan in 3 days. Take high-speed train from Taipei and visits Kaohsiung, Kenting, Taitung, Cijing Island, Hengchun and Tainan. Take an in-depth look into the history and culture of the fascinating island.

Departure

Departs every Saturday. Pick up from Taipei city.

(Except major holidays)

Itinerary

Day 1Taipei - Kaohsiung

Pick up from Taipei and take the high-speed train to Kaohsiung, the second biggest city of Taiwan.
The first stop is Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, constructed by the Venerable Master Hsing Yun to enshrine the Buddha’s relic.
Afterwards, journey to Pier-2 Art Center, once an abandoned and forgotten warehouse, today the warehouse is reborn as a place to enjoy fine arts. Then take the ferry to Cijing Island, an offshore island of Kaohsiung. Experience the fun of a cycle rickshaw ride through the streets.

After a nostalgic tour in Cijing Island, it’s time to fulfill your appetite with some local delicacies at Liuhe Night Market, the oldest and most typical night market in Kaohsiung. Here you have a chance to taste the city’s signature street foods.

Day 2Kaohsiung - Kenting - Kaohsiung (B)

Journeying south of the border, you are going to Kenting, a tropical paradise to have a romantic getaway. Hengchun(eternal spring) is the best-preserved historical town in Taiwan. The relic retains its original gates and ramparts since the Qing Dynasty.

See Maobitou (cat’s nose), a natural rock formation in the shape of a crouching cat and afterwards journey to Oulanpi, which is known for its lighthouse listed as one of the Eight Views of Taiwan during the period under Japanese rule. Afterwards, explore Longpan Park, a coral limestone tableland eroded by rainwater.

Day 3Kaohsiung - Tainan - Taipei (B)

Go on a historic tour in Tainan, the oldest city in Taiwan and commonly known as the “Capital City”.

The first stop is Fort Provintia, which was listed as an official historic monument in 1983. The fortress was originally constructed by the Dutch in 1653 then destroyed and rebuilt during the Qing Dynasty and the period under Japanese rule. see the Koxinga Shrine built during the Ming Dynasty. See Fort Zeelandia, built by the Dutch East India Company during their 38-year rule of the western part of Taiwan. Near Fort Zeelandia is the famous Anping Tree House, which used to be the warehouse of the former Tait & Co. Merchant House.

After a tour in Anping District, head back to Taipei by the high-speed train.

Accommodation

Based on using 5 star hotel

Price Includes

  • Hotel Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Admission
  • Mentioned local transportation

Price Excludes

  • Tipping for guide and driver
  • Meals not mentioned
  • All international flights
  • Optional tour, service not mentioned in itinerary
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