Taipei Express

Price
From USD$460 Per Person
  • 3  nights  4  days
  • Taipei
Highlights
  • Taipei: National Palace Museum
  • Taipei: Handicraft Center
  • Tarako Gorge: Eternal Spring Shrine
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    Highlights
    • Taipei: National Palace Museum
    • Taipei: Handicraft Center
    • Tarako Gorge: Eternal Spring Shrine
    • Tarako Gorge: Eternal Spring Shrine
    • Hualien: Stone Sculptural Park
  • Details
  • Itinerary
  • Includes & Excludes
  • Travel Tips
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Taipei Express

Check off your bucket list for visit to Taipei.

Visit bustling Taipei for sightseeing at multiple must-see attractions in the capital, to name some Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, National Palace Museum, Martyrs’ Shrine, Xingtian Temple. After which, travel to the earthy side of Taiwan, visiting to the rocky coastal scenery of Sun Moon Lake. A brief yet wholesome experience to remember

Itinerary

Optional experiences and tours available upon request (at extra cost):
Taipei Night Tour with Din Tai Fung Dinner

Ask one of our Destination Specialists for more information!"
You will be welcomed by your meet and greet at the airport upon arrival and transferred to your hotel Taipei by private car with driver only. Check in hotel and enjoy your own leisure time

Accommodation: Howard Plaza Hotel or similar
After breakfast, pick up for 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, Martyrs’ Shrine of traditional architecture and change of Honor Guards, and a local Taiwanese temple. You will also visit a local Handicraft Center before you return to your hotel.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation: Howard Plaza Hotel or similar
In the morning, pick up from hotel and travel by train to Hualien. Upon arrival, travel by bus to Taroko Gorge, 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, Tse Mu Bridge, stops will be made at Swallow Grotto, and Changchun Temple (Eternal Spring Shrine). Visit the Hualien Stone Sculptural Park before return to Taipei by train.

Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: Howard Plaza Hotel or similar
After breakfast, enjoy free time until your private transfer to airport for your onwards flight.

Meal(s): Breakfast

Price Includes

  • Return join-in transfer between airport and hotel.
  • 4-Star hotel accommodation based on double occupancy
  • Join-in sightseeing tours with admission*
  • Professional English Speaking local guide service
  • Daily breakfasts

*Guaranteed departure with minimum 2 passengers.

Price Excludes

  • International Airfare to Taiwan
  • Travel/Medical/Cancellation insurance
  • Travel Visa
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers, and hotel staff
  • Any items not specified as included

Travel Tips

Travel documents: Passports must be valid for at least 6 months on arrival. A maximum stay of 30 days (not applicable to holders of Emergency and Temporary Passport, who must obtain a visa on arrival). Visitors must hold confirmed return or onward tickets and all documents required for their next destination. Visitors who are visa exempt or obtaining a landing visa on arrival should have no criminal record.

For Visa requirements please refer to CITB Visas.

Currency: The local currency is the New Taiwan Dollar (TWD). Notes denominations are TWD 2,000, 1,000, 500, 200 and 100. Coins are in denominations of TWD50, 20, 10, 5 and 1. Major credit cards and traveler cheque are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travelers are advised to take traveler’s cheques in USD.

Language: The official language Mandarin. Taiwanese is widely spoken, and English is taught as the first foreign language in schools.

Weather: Taiwan enjoys warm weather all year round. The annual average temperature is a comfortable 22 degrees Celsius with the lowest temperatures around 12 degrees Celsius (54 Fahrenheit) making Taiwan extremely suitable for traveling. With the exception of a few mountainous areas where some traces of snow can be seen during the winter, there is no snow throughout the island.
Spring: March – May Spring is the rainy season in Taiwan. When visiting during this period, remember to carry an umbrella at all times. Pack light to medium-weight clothing, with rainwear advised. Summer: June – September Typhoons can sometimes reach the island. During this period we suggest you keep an eye on weather reports. Pack light clothing and a cardigan for the air conditioned indoors. Autumn: October – December Enjoy the cool and soothing autumn weather. Carry a light cardigan or jacket. Winter: Dec – Feb Taiwan has a relatively warm and short winter. It is the time you can admire the changing colours of the maple trees. The cool weather is also a perfect time to enjoy the island’s my hot springs.

Power Supply: The voltage in Taiwan is 110 volts, 60 cycles. The sockets are for two-pronged flat blade plugs.

Tips & Gratuities: Tipping is not an established custom, although it is on the increase. Taipei hotels and restaurants add 10% service charge and extra tipping is not expected.

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