Explore the wonders of Taiwan from it's vibrant and laid back capital, Taipei, to the historical site and cultural relics of ancient Tainan. Admire the natural beauty of Taiwan's most scenic spot, Sun Moon Lake.
This short stay is perfect for those who wish to explore the beauty of Taiwan, from the contemporary capital of Taipei to the ancient capital of Tainan.
Arrive in Taiwan's capital, Taipei, where you will be met by a driver and transferred to your hotel to check in. Taipei is a laidback and vibrant city that, as well as being packed with the upmarket and ultramodern, is a bastion of Taiwan's wonderfully rick heritage. Its beauty lies in its blend of Chinese culture with a curious fusion of Japanese and Southeast Asian influences.
Depart Taipei to journey into the heart of the island to what is arguably Taiwan's most scenic spot - Sun Moon Lake. Here, visit the impressive Wen Wu Temple adorned with red and gold features, Holy Monk Shrine, Tze-En Pagoda, which offers breathtaking views over the lake and aboriginal village of Tehua. Stay overnight at Sun Moon Lake. (B)
Drive south to Tainan, the ancient capital of Taiwan, rich in preserved historical sites and cultural relics. Take a walking tour around Anping Fort, which was established by the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. Wander down some of the most historical streets in the city, catching a glimpse of the Tainan of times-gone-by. Also visit Chihkan Temple and stop at the Confucius Temple. Stay overnight in Tainan. (B)
Travel back to Taipei by high speed train. Stop by the CKS Memorial Hall to see the changing of the Guards ceremony and visit the 18th century Longshan Temple. Make a photo stop at the world famous Taipei 101. Also explore the National Palace Museum, home to the world's largest and finest collection of Chinese art and artefacts, and the Martyr's Shrine. Enjoy the evening at leisure to experience local life in the city at night. (B)
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
Places Visited: Taipei (1N) - Sun Moon Lake (1N) - Tainan (1N) - Taipei (1N)
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