Day 02 Taipei (B)
Half day Taipei city tour visiting Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, National Palace Museum houses 5,000 years of Chinese imperial arts and jade collections, Martyrs’ Shrine of traditional architecture and change of Honor Guards, a local Taiwanese temple, and Taipei Handicraft Center. Rest day free.
Day 03 Taipei – Sun Moon Laike + Natural Hot Spring (B)
Morning transfer to Sun Moon Lake which is situated 762 meters above sea level in the lofty mountains of Central Taiwan. Tour will stop at the famous Wenwu Temple, also known as Literature-Warrior Temple, Holy Monk Shrine and Ci En Pagoda. After touring round Sun Moon Lake, check in hotel. Enjoy natural hot spring at the Fleur de Chine Hotel, Sun Moon Lake. You can also enjoy the walking trails, biking, hiking or boating at the lake.
Day 04 Sun Moon Lake – Fo Guang Shan Monastery – Kaohsiung (B)
After breakfast, transfer to Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery and passing by the lovely small and old Jiji Railway Station. Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery is the most sacred monastery of southern Taiwan. You will visit the Buddha Memorial Center and communicate with some of the monks or nuns during the visit and try the Buddhist vegetarian lunch (at own cost). Afternoon, drive to Kaohsiung which is the second largest city of Taiwan, and visit the Love River and Liuhe Night Market. Overnight stay at Kaohsiung.
Day 05 Kaohsiung – Kenting – Zhihben Hot Springs, Taitung (B)
Morning tour to Kenting National Park, located at Taiwan’s southern tip and the 37 miles of coral-rimmed shoreline along three sides of the park provide its main attractions. Visit Eluanbi light house, Maobitou coastal scenic area and Longpan Park. Later, transfer to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Overnight stay at Zhiben. Enjoy natural hot spring at Hotel Royal Chihpen.
Day 06 Taitung – East Coast National Scenic Area – Taroko (B)
After breakfast, drive to Taroko via East Coast National Scenic Area road, known as “Taiwan’s last unspoiled land”, stretches 170 kilometers down the east coast of the island. Weathering, erosion, and accumulation have produced a wide range of land forms here. Tour will stop at Xiaoyeliu, Sanxiantai, Shitiping (Stone Steps), local marble factory and showroom. Late afternoon, we will proceed to Hualien for overnight stay at Taroko National Park.
Day 07 Taroko National Park – Taipei (B)
Morning take tour visit the Taroko National Park. Taroko Gorge is an exceptionally beautiful, narrow raving created by the Liwu river which has cut deep into the mountains of solid marble. A road carved into sheer walls of rock rewinding its way past forested peaks and cliffs towering thousands of feet above it, while hundreds of feet below a river roars past gigantic marble boulders. Later afternoon, transfer back to Taipei and around 6PM.
Day 08 Taipei – Departure (B)
Free till transfer to airport for departure.