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3-Day Tour to Sun Moon Lake And Alishan Visit

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    • Adult (12+)
    • Child (2-11)
  • Children from age 0 to 1 are not allowed.
from US$ 431.00 per person pp
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Key Highlights

  • Wander around the stunning Sun Moon Lake Hotel and enjoy resting by the azure lake
  • The natural forests bordering these roads are good places for bird watching too
  • Visit the Wenwu Temple and see the Ci-en Pagoda
  • See Alishan Forest Raiway famous for being one of the three mountain rails in the world
  • Explore Chiayi city and visit the Southern Branch of National Palace Museum
  • Overview

    Behold the natural wonders of Taiwan on this three day expedition from Taipei to the Sun Moon Lake Hotel and stunning Alishan region. On this three day escapade you find out first hand why the hotel is aptly named so and experience serene tranquility relaxing by the shores of Sun Moon Lake.


    Visit famous tourist spots like the Puli Brewery Factory, Wenwu Temple, Ita Thao Village, Xuanshuang Temple, Xiangshan Visitor Center, Ci-en Pagoda and more. The 46-metre high Ci-en Pagoda is a sight to behold, surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and colorful plants. The next day you enjoy a Forest Tour as you walk through the forest to visit Sisters Ponds, Shou-Chen Temple, and the fallen giant Sacred Tree.


    Spend the final day of your tour exploring Chiayi city and its iconic Southern Branch of National Palace Museum full of awe-inspiring exhibitions. Learn all that Taipei’s culture, heritage and history has to offer from your enthusiastic, professional and knowledgeable guide. Your tour includes a comfortable stay at 5-star hotels with scrumptious breakfast to follow the morning after. Throughout the course of your tour, travel in comfort and enjoy hotel transfers.


    Know Your Guide:
    Edison Travel Service is an experienced tourism company established in 1988 by a team of Taiwanese Travel experts of 21 who know TAIWAN to the smallest details. Edison provides travel related services all over Taiwan, ensuring the complete customer satisfaction with a young and dynamic team, working closely with you to develop the kind of programs and packages that you want, bringing out the best. The scope of their services in Taiwan range from guidance and transfers, hotel and rent-a-car bookings, private cultural tours, excursions, to seaside holiday arrangement and custom-tailored tour packages in accordance with clients' special interests.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Tuesday

    Duration

    3 days and 2 night

    Start time

    Between 8am and 8:30am

    Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

    Itinerary

    Day 1:

    The sun, the moon, and the landscape, are what the Sun Moon Lake Hotel offers you as the start to your beautiful holiday. By dawn, the lake is a scene of poetic and floating mist, and by noon this deep blue lake is a scenic place to be. At dusk you immerse yourself in this tranquil atmosphere. The natural forests bordering these roads are good places for bird watching too. The hotel’s elegance and simple exterior gives a subtle hint of the its warm hospitality so enjoy your stay in this 4-star paradise.
    Enjoy pickup right from your accommodation in Taipei and head first to Puli, a cultural and artistic haven. As you wander around this beautiful basin, visit famous tourist spots like the Puli Brewery Factory, Wenwu Temple, Ita Thao Village, Xuanshuang Temple, Xiangshan Visitor Center, Ci-en Pagoda and more.
    Continue onward to the Wenwu Temple located at the shoulder of a mountain, built in 1938 and pretty popular among locals. Next on the itinerary is a visit to Ci-en Pagoda located on Sha Ba Lan Mountain near Sun Moon Lake. The Pagoda is 46 meters high and has become the famous landmark of Sun Moon Lake. Surrounding the tower are beautiful plants and trees and there are stone tables and chairs for visitors to take a rest.

    Day 2:

    After a hearty breakfast, drive along the scenic Sun Moon Lake and head towards Alishan. Alishan is very famous for the sunrise view and the cloud ocean. The clouds are so dense and thick that the mountaintops appear like islands on the cloud ocean. The best time to watch the cloud season is autumn and visitors can go to Ziyun Temple, Alishan Hotel, Alishan Rail Station, Zaoping Park and the first parking lot.
    In addition, the Alishan Forest Railway is also very famous because it is one of the three mountain rails in the world. Enjoy a Forest Tour – a walking tour through forest to visit Sisters Ponds, Shou-Chen Temple, and the fallen giant Sacred Tree. Finally head towards Chiayi city where you spend the night.

    Day 3:

    Spend the day exploring Chiayi city and visit the Southern Branch of National Palace Museum. The Southern Branch Museum actively plans a variety of awe-inspiring exhibitions to fulfill its duty as a museum for artifact collection, research, conservation, education, and exhibition as well as to introduce artifact-derived leisure and recreational activities, and engage in cultural and creative operations.  After exploring to your heart’s content, head back to Taiwan where the tour comes to a close.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel Pick up & Drop off
    • Local Travel Insurance
    • Entrance Fees
    • Enthusiastic, professional & knowledgeable Guide
    • Alishan Forest Railway ride (6-10 minutes)
    • Breakfast on Day 2 & Day 3
    • Day 1 Hotel: Fleur de Chine, Sun Moon Lake (mountain-view room) (5-star)
    • Day 2 Hotel: Nice Prince Hotel, Chiayi (5-star)

    Exclusions

    • Lunch and dinner
  • Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Pick up times are approximate. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.
    Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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