Taiwan Overland

Every Saturday Departures.
Validity: 01Apr 2017 - 31Mar 2018
Cities:
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

1399
Land Only

Day 1 (Sat): Taipei arrival
Upon arrival at Taoyuan International Airport (Taipei), meet and greet followed by transfer to hotel by private car (no guide). Balance of day at leisure. Overnight in Taipei
Hotel: Howard Plaza Hotel (Room Type: Run-of-the-house) (4*) or similar


Day 2 (Sun): Taipei [Breakfast]
After breakfast at hotel, begin the day with a tour of Taipei City. Visit the impressive Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, National Palace Museum where 5,000 years of Chinese imperial arts and jade collections are exhibited, Martyr’s Shrine of traditional architecture and change of Honor Guards, a local Taiwanese Temple, and Taipei Handicraft Center. Balance of day at leisure. Overnight in Taipei
Hotel: Howard Plaza Hotel (Room Type: Run-of-the-house) (4*) or similar


Day 3 (Mon): Taipei - Sun Moon Lake [Breakfast]
Pick up at lobby of hotel, drive to Sun Moon Lake which is located in the middle of Taiwan and 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, dedicated to Confucius as Master of Pen and to Kuan Ti as Master of Sword, Holy Monk Shrine and Ci En Pagoda. After touring Sun Moon Lake, check in at hotel. Enjoy the 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.
Hotel: Fleur De Chine, Sun Moon Lake (Room Type: Mountain View) (5*) or similar


Day 4 (Tue): Sun Moon Lake - FoGuangShan Monastery - Kaohsiung [Breakfast]
Breakfast at hotel with a pleasant morning at leisure at hotel on your own until 10 AM.
Check out hotel, passing by the lovely small and old Jiji Railway Station, drive to Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery, the most famous Buddhist sacred place of southern Taiwan. Here you will learn about Buddhism during the monastery walking tour to visit “Buddha Memorial Center” and communicate with some of the monks, nuns during the visit, there will be opportunity to taste Buddhist vegetarian lunch (at your own cost). Continueing on, drive to Kaohsiung City, which is the second largest city of Taiwan. The tour will take you to Love River and Liuhe Night Market. Overnight stay at Kaohsiung.
Hotel: Grand Hi-Lai Hotel, Kaohsiung (5*) or similar


Day 5 (Wed): Kaohsiung - Kenting - (Taitung) - Zhihben Hot Springs [Breakfast]
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. Stops will be made at Eluanbi light house, Maobitou coastal scenic area and Longpan Park. Continue and drive to Taitung via Southern Link Highway. Overnight stay at Zhiben. Enjoy natural hot spring at Hotel Royal Chihpen
Hotel: Hotel Royal Chihpen, Taitung (5*) or similar


Day 6 (Thu): Zhiben - Taitung - East Coast National Scenic Area - Hualien [Breakfast]
After breakfast, it will be an exciting East Coast Tour. The East Coast National Scenic Area, 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 landforms here. The tour will stop at Xiaoyeliu, Sanxiantai, Shitiping (Stone Steps), marble factory and showroom. Late afternoon, proceed to Hualien for overnight stay at Taroko National Park.
Hotel: Silks Place Taroko (5*) or similar


Day 7 (Fri): Hualien - Taroko Gorge - Taipei [Breakfast]
After breakfast, visit 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. Passing by Tunnel of Nine Turns, Ci Mu Bridge, stops will be made at Swallow Grotto,
Changchun Temple and Shakadang Trail. Then drive back to Taipei with a stop at Qingshui Cliff, drive through Syue-
Shan Long Tunnel (12.9 Kms) to arrive at around 6 PM. Overnight in Taipei.
Hotel: Howard Plaza Hotel (Room Type: Run-of-the-house) (4*) or similar


Day 8 (Sat): Taipei [Breakfast]
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure and prepare for pick up and transfer to airport by private car (no guide).

DateTwin Share*Single SupplementChild (2-12yrs)Infant (under 2yrs)
Land Package Price $1399$939$1299$159

Package Includes:

• Accomodation based on twin share (local 4-5* as listed or similar)
• All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
• Daily breakfast at the hotel
• Meeting and assistance on arrival and departures
• Admission fees for tours indicated in itinerary
• English speaking guide for sightseeing tours

Package Excludes:

• Travel insurance and all other personal expenses
• Gratuity for guides, drivers and hotel porters. Suggested at USD10 per passenger per day (pay locally)

Price is based on per person twin share. Package prices are based on minimum TWO people traveling.  Prices and schedules are subject to change without prior notice.  Deviation/amendment Fee and restrictions will be applied.  Please contact Silk Holidays for details.

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Remarks: Hotels may be subject to Peak Season Surcharges and Compuslory Meals (Christmas and New Year’s Eve), which are not included in package price. Please check at time of booking.
Note: 5* Hotel upgrade and extra night extensions available in Taipei.

*Single Supplement based on minimum 2 people travelling together.

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