2-Day Tour of Sun Moon Lake, Puli and Lukang from Taipei

Enjoy the sights of Taiwan’s must-see destinations on this bus tour from Taipei. As you are comfortably seated inside a tour bus, listen to your guide’s interesting stories about the sites you pass. Explore some the region’s most important treasures including the small town of Puli, picturesque Sun Moon Lake and the old town of Lukang. In addition to enjoying informative onboard narration, you will also step off the bus with your guide to visit various attractions.

per adult from

$322

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional tour guide
    • Admission fee and entrance ticket included in the itinerary
    • 1-night hotel accommodation
    • Insurance
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

  • Day 1: Taipei - Sun Moon Lake

    Stop At: Sun Moon Lake, Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Yuchi 555 Taiwan
    This morning you will depart from central Taipei and head for the heart of the island, Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area.

    Before reaching Sun Moon Lake, you will stop by Puli for a lunch break, where excellent quality drinking water is well-known, and that creates a prosperous wine making business. Enjoy a short tour in Puli Winery, and do not miss the chance to try a Taiwanese sausage flavored with Shaoxing Wine!

    Sun Moon Lake is the biggest freshwater lake in the island. Divided by Lalu Island, the lake got its name from the unique terrains that look like sun on one side and crescent moon on the other side. The area around the lake is also the home to the Thao people, a group of Taiwanese aborigines.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Yidashao Pier, Yidashao, Riyue Vil., Yuchi Township, Yuchi Taiwan
    Yidashao(Ita Thao), was named Te Hua village after the restoration of Taiwan. It has become the most populous area around the Sun Moon Lake. There are stores, restaurants, and hotels in the village. Also the thao people establishes the "Thao Cultural Village" for tourists to appreciate the traditional culture, songs, and dancing of the Thao Tribe.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Xuanzhuang Temple, No.389 Zhongzheng Road, Riyue Village, Yuchi Township, Yuchi Taiwan
    Monk Xuanzang was the Holy Monk in the Tang dynasty. In 1965, the Monk Xuanzang's remains were moved to the Xuanzang Temple after the temple was rebuilt. There is a bell in front of the main gate,called "wake up bell." If you prefer quiet atmosphere, Xuanzang temple is the best places for you.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ci'en Pagoda, Yuchi Township, Yuchi 555 Taiwan
    Ci-en Pagoda was built by Chiang Kai-Shek in memory of his mother in 1971. The Ci-en Pagoda is 46 meters in height 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.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wenwu Temple, No.63, Jhongshan Rd. Yuchih Township, Nantou City Taiwan
    Wenwu Temple is located at the shoulder of mountain where is on the north of Sun Moon Lake. It was built in 1938.The temple is two (Longfeng Temple and Ihuatang) in one. It was rebuilt in 1969. Its gate is face to the north. People pray the Civil Saint of Confucius, the Military Saint of Guangong, and the Established God of two temples in the temple.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Xiangshan Visitor Center, No.599, Jhongshan Rd., Yuchih Township, Yuchi Taiwan
    The Xiangshang Visitor Center is both for tourism and administration use. The uniquely designed building has wood-patterned exteriors and wings that stretch like human arms embracing the earth. In addition, the two giant canopy structures, 34 meters long and 8 meters tall each, allow people to enjoy beautiful views of the Sun Moon Lake from the top.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Sun Moon Lake Hotel - Mountain View Room(4-star), Sun Moon Lake or equivalent

    Day 2: Sun Moon Lake – Lukang – Taipei

    Stop At: Lane 42, Lukang 505 Taiwan
    After breakfast you will depart for Lukang, a historic old town that is famed for the well-preserved cultural and historical heritages.

    Lukang, literally means “Deer Harbor” was once a bustling port during the 17-18th century, the import/export business also made the most rich and powerful people in Taiwan. Stroll through the town with red brick walls and floors, you will find each of them has a story to tell.

    Lukang is also well-known for its street foods and traditional Taiwanese desserts, where you can fulfill your appetite and stock up on some gifts to bring a little taste of this charming old town back home and share with your friends and family!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lugang Longshan Temple, Longshan Street,Lugang Township, Lukang Taiwan
    Longshan Temple in Lukang was originally a small temple in Lukang. Later it was remodeled by local residents to be the current larger scale. The temple was beautifully designed. It is seated facing the west with the back to the east. The layout is square. The main building consists of four strata and three gardens. The format and design are inspired by Longshan Temple in Quanzhou (Chuanchow) of Taiwan.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Lugang Old Street, Lugang Street, Lukang Taiwan
    Lukang Old Street includes Yaolin Street and Putou Street. The historic site is perhaps the only place in Taiwan which best preserves the architecture stemming from as early as the Qing Dynasty. Previously a prosperous business center in the Qing Dynasty, the town’s streets feature buildings with a shop front and a back door facing the river for loading goods. Today, these traditional architectural pieces with brick walls, tiled roof as well as wooden door and windows are listed as a historic site. In addition to the main street, the winding brick streets and the narrow Osmanthus Lane are another area which had been filled with shops and households since early times. Now the area is occupied by folk art shops, nostalgic stores, teahouses, bookstores and painting stores, restaurants, local food vendors, and pastry stores, which are always packed with tourists on holidays. Walking on the streets, you will feel like being a part of a Qing drama.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tianhou Temple, No.430 Zhongshan Road, Lukang Taiwan
    Lukang Tianhou Temple is the one of the three major historic sites in Lukang. It lies on Zhongshan Road, Lukang. In the Ching Dynasty, General Shi Lang built the first temple of Goddess of Sea in Taiwan. The statue in the alter was imported from Meizhou, China. There are over 1 million worshipers coming here every year. With the smoke of the incense, the statues face has turned black, so the Goddess is also called black-faced Goddess.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from hotels in Taipei City Center. If the hotel lobby is located on an upper level, please meet the tour guide on the ground level of the hotel building. Exact pick-up time will be provided by local operator upon confirmation.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A small amount of walking is involved; comfortable shoes are recommended
    • Standard hotel rooms in Taiwan contain two single/twin beds fit for two people. Twin-Share Accommodation is for two people per standard room (traveling parties are booked in the same room); Private Accommodation is for one person in a standard room.
    • For traveling parties with an odd number of individuals, either three people will be placed in a triple (three twin/single beds) or one person will be placed in a twin-share with another traveler or in private single room (at an additional cost), depending on availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Times and sequences are subject to change according to the weather and traffic condition.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Free masks are only available for those guests who do not have their own.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Edison Travel Service

Activity ID: V-30712A

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