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Sun Moon Lake

Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Nantou County, Taiwan
+886 4 9285 5668
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Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Nantou County, Taiwan
+886 4 9285 5668
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband being taiwanese, wanted to show me Sun Moon Lake because he has sweet memories of it from his childhood. We took a bus from Taichung to get there so I was also able to appreciate the countryside too. As you approach the lake...More

Thank Sandyang
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sun Moon Lake is the largest lake in Taiwan and a major tourist attraction, with what seems like hundreds of charter boats offering cruises on the water. Our small group tour of 12 people from Thailand went out on Sun Moon Star, a solar powered...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a boat trip around the lake and it was very relaxing! There are an awful lot of boats on it and swimming is prohibited . You can stop halfway and visit the temple and also see the fighting rock ( ask your guide...More

Thank EllieandSherlock
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place for a short break and go hiking. The central places such as Shuishe Centre and Itathao shopping streets are too crowded with tourists and prices are not cheap. If you like the quiet, head up to the mountains along the hiking trails but...More

Thank shannonskene
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Ideal to become a rest. You can rent a bike and go around the whole lake. The road is sometimes heavy so you are better on the sportive side. If you don't want to rent a bike are there other transport posibilities like...More

Thank Jonas D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you visit Taiwan, this is a must visit place. Sunmoon lake can be traversed by cycle/motorbikes or scooters and yes you have a shuttle bus that takes you and drop you at important places. We never knew of this option when we reached around...More

Thank FlamingRED007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lake surrounding trails are so nice to go for a walk or cycling. Or take ferry to enjoy the breeze.

Thank kiechen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to Sun Moon Lake on a Friday evening and it was quite crowded at the end of the day. The next day it was hot, above 30C but we started with a heavy breakfast, crossed the road, for a bycicle for the day...More

Thank underwatergirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sun Moon Lake is no longer the most popular place to visit as it has been fully developed. I still find it very relaxing taking a stroll in the lake, cable car up thr hill, visit the busy local village and market etc. Easy to...More

Thank cmtsuigolf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really like visited sun moon lake... we had great time and experience. Beautiful place with amazing view from the gondola.

Thank shncus
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6 August 2017|
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Response from palawandave | Reviewed this property |
There are several taxis by the bus office near the pier in Shiushe and i am sure that you will not have a problem arranging the trip, perhaps agreeing a price beforehand. I arrived in Shiushe at 9 am and found a taxi to take... More
Ela P
12 January 2017|
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Response from CTSL | Reviewed this property |
Personally I didn't find sun moon lake such a draw. But since you really want to go, do hire a driver or find a tour group as advised by the other reviewers. I totally agree with them. It'd be too troublesome otherwise... More
Ela P
12 January 2017|
Response from Chloe P | Reviewed this property |
There is a direct bus/coach from Taichung HSR station to Sun Moon Lake ! Its under Nantou bus and the frequency is about every one hour one trip from morning to early afternoon. The bus journey is abt 2hrs.