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Full Island Tour of Taiwan (12-Day Private Tour)

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What to Expect

Day 1 – Taipei City Tour
• Pick up at your hotel in the afternoon. Visit Taipei 101, Ding Tai Fong Dumpling, and a night market (1/2 day tour; meal + 101 tickets included)

Day 2 – Taipei City & Tea Tasting
• Visit to beautiful nearby gardens, Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall and experience a traditional Chinese Tea tasting.

Day 3 – National Palace Museum and Yang Ming Mountain
• Begin day with a tour of the National Palace Museum, then travel to Yang Ming Mountain for some gentle hiking. End the day with a foot massage in Little Tokyo.

Day 4 – Jiu Fen and Hualien
• Depart hotel and visit a unique geological park and an old gold mining town, Jiu Fen. Continue down the East Coast to Hualien for local food and culture. Enjoy an excellent sauna and spa.

Day 5 – Taroko Gorge
• Spend the day in Taroko Gorge, including stops at Eternal Spring Temple and a series of beautiful hiking trails.
• Stay the night in wood cabins nestled into the hills side. Aboriginal dancing in the evening.

Day 6 -  Taroko to Sun Moon Lake
• Begin a beautiful drive through the mountains. See monkeys on the roadside as we head for the mountain peak for lunch.
• Arrive at Sun Moon Lake for a peaceful evening.

Day 7 - Sun Moon Lake and Tea Plantations
• Visit tea gardens and take an afternoon private boat ride with drinks. Spend time strolling the old lakeside village of Ita Thoa.
• Enjoy local eats near the lake.

Day 8 -  Alishan National Park
• Depart early for another beautiful drive through the mountains on our way to Ali Shan National Forest. 
• Lunch and dinner of local mountain foods in the tranquil National Park.

Day 9 – Alishan National Park
• Optional morning viewing of the mountain sunrise.
• Hiking and exploring the ancient forests of Ali Shan. Free time in the afternoon for tea drinking, hiking and photography.

Day 10 -  Tainan
• Drive to Tainan and have lunch in the oldest trading port in Taiwan. 
• Explore the quaint old streets and try traditional Roast Duck for dinner.

Day 11 – Kaohsiung
• Visit a Buddhist Temple and the old British consulate.
• Return to Tainan to visit the Dutch Fort and Confucius Temple. For dinner we'll try traditional street food.

Day 12 -  Tainan to Airport
• Free morning to enjoy the hotel and stroll around.
• Midday departure for the High Speed Rail to the airport.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Taipei City
Departure Time
We will pick you up from your Taipei hotel in the early afternoon.
12 days
Return Details
Take the train to the airport or your hotel, depending on your schedule.
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Beverages
  • Food tasting
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 11 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Infant meals not included
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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We are a couple from Australia and right from the beginning Gloria was always there responding so quickly to our thoughts and ideas as we emailed her in planning for our trip. She also gave us suggestions of things to do of course.We were so happy with the final outcome of our
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Response from Mark P, Manager at Full Island Tour of Taiwan (12-Day Private Tour)
Responded 10 Sep 2019
Thank you for you very kind review. So glad that you loved your time in Taiwan! The one thing that we do better than anyone is planning the tours and customising them to the finest details so that when you come and tour with us you get to really relax and enjoy the adventure. Great planning and great guides - Taiwan and its great people do the rest! We look forward to seeing you again in a year or two!
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The tour itinerary was recommended and arranged by Gloria from Life of Taiwan. The 5 of us had visited Taiwan a few times oredi and wanted to do something very different this time. The most important factor that contributed to such a memorable holiday was we had a very
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We are very satisfied with their services, starting from the initial stages of planning and exploring different possibilities, the Tour manager, Gloria was very attentive and open to our requests regarding routes, sites and accommodations. The tour itself exceeded our
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