Taiwan Highlights with SuperStar Aquarius Cruise Holiday
09 Nights – 10 Days
Arrival at the airport & transfer to your hotel. After check in spend the rest of the day at leisure.
After breakfast we start our Taipei city tour. Visit the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall erected in memory of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China, Taipei 101 Tower, Lungshan temple which was built in 1738, National Palace museum & night market.
(Wednesday, Superstar Aquarius Fixed Departure)
Visit the scenic North Eastern coast. After breakfast head out to the North Coast. Visit the Yehliu Geo Park, a landscape of honeycomb and mushroom rocks eroded by the sea. Proceed towards the Sea of two colours where the waters are blue & yellow. Go to the Golden Waterfall & the Jiufen village. Proceed towards Zhong Zheng Park & visit the Buddha statue. Board the Superstar Aquarius Cruise (check in – 19:00) & set sail at 22:00 hours
Breakfast and morning tea on the cruise. Arrive at Ishigaki island at 11:00 AM. Spend the day exploring Ishigaki at your own pace. It’s known for beaches and sites for snorkeling, diving and surfing. Sail again at 21:00 hours.
Sea day. Return to Keelung Port at 16:00 hours. Transfer to Taipei city & check in to your hotel. Drive to Hualien. Check in to your hotel & spend the rest of the evening at leisure.
After breakfast we visit the Taroko National Park where we will be spending the entire day. It was named after the Taroko Gorge, the landmark gorge of the park carved by the Liwu River. Taroko Gorge and its surrounding area are well known for their abundant supply of marble, leading to its nickname, “The Marble Gorge”. Visit the Gorge Gateway. Next up is the Shakadang Trail which is also known as “Mysterious Valley Trail” and is famous for its crystal-clear turquoise water strewn with imposing marble boulders. Visit the Eternal Spring shrine which is one of the major picturesque points of the park, with the view of the mountains and the waterfall, and one of the main memorials for veterans. Visit the Bulowan Terrace trails & the Swallow Grotto. Lastly we visit Tianhsiang before returning to our hotel.
Drive to the scenic Sun Moon Lake via Central Cross Island Highway (the most beautiful highway in Taiwan). The Sun Moon Lake which is located in the mountains of the Nantou is the largest water body in Taiwan. Visit Qinjing & the Sun Moon Lake. Check in to your hotel. Overnight at the Sun Moon Lake.
Enjoy a boat ride & visit the Wen Wu temple located in the perimeter of the Sun Moon Lake. Visit the Holy Monk shrine which was constructed for the famous monk Tang Xuanzang who contributed greatly to Chinese culture and the spread of Buddhism in China. Visit the Te Hua village & the Ita Shao. Also visit the Formosan Aboriginal village. Overnight at Sun Moon Lake.
After breakfast set out for the gorgeous Antique Assam Tea farm which is a black tea farm and vintage factory in scenic surroundings with a gift shop & a restaurant after which we set out for the Mount Maolan trail which is a 4.6 km long trail. Along the trail you see enchanting expanses of tea fields, and the peak offers panoramic views of the lake, Jioufen Mountain II, and Jiji Mountain.
Drive to the airport & board your flight for your hometown.
Tour ends with unforgettable memories.