Explore Taiwan

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Run by: Intrepid

Reference number: CJSA

From: £1945.00

Welcome to one of Asia's most exciting up-and-coming destinations. Breathtaking coastline, lush green landscapes and tranquil temples are only the beginning of this eclectic adventure. Kick off in Taipei, where heritage charm meets cosmopolitan buzz, and make your way to the idyllic Sun Moon Lake. The city of Hualien boasts mountain trails, marble gorges and Pacific Ocean panoramas right on its doorstep, while Yilan is a wonderland of creative farms and hot springs. Along the way, get behind-the-scenes glimpses of local industries, enjoy hands-on activities, and experience an older, slower Taiwan – from Jiufeng's timeless old streets to the traditional noodle making village of Lukang. NEW UPDATES FOR 2019: Based on the feedbacks in 2018, we've decided to make some minor changes to the activities that we include on this trip. The change is: Day 4 we'll spend more time at Taroko Gorge, doing Shakadang Trail and Lushui Trail with stopping at Swallow Grotto (weather dependent) instead of visiting the aboriginal farm. Highlights/r/n
  • Get behind the scenes of Taiwan's exciting food culture – go oyster picking in Wangong, sip Yuchih black tea at a plantation, and cook spring onion pancakes with your own hand-picked ingredients
  • Become a 'Sweet Potato Mama' as you join a street-food merchant on their daily routine. This is both a unique experience and a great cause, with proceeds going to the Genesis Social Welfare Foundation
  • Hike, ride or kayak at stunning Sun Moon Lake - Taiwan's one and only natural lagoon
  • Named after the local Truku word for 'magnificent' and 'splendid', Taroko Gorge more than lives up to its name. The Shakadang Trail is a hiker's dream, a shadowy world of coastal cliffs and marble canyons
  • Get an insight into the food and culture of Taiwan's indigenous tribes with a visit to an aboriginal village
  • Eat till you drop at Taiwan's many and varied night markets - no one does street food like the Taiwanese!

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
11/10/2018 21/10/2018 1 £2020.00
25/10/2018 04/11/2018 Sold out £2120.00
07/03/2019 17/03/2019 10 £1945.00
21/03/2019 31/03/2019 10 £2020.00
11/04/2019 21/04/2019 10 £2020.00
18/04/2019 28/04/2019 11 £2020.00
25/04/2019 05/05/2019 12 £1945.00
09/05/2019 19/05/2019 8 £1945.00
16/05/2019 26/05/2019 12 £1945.00
05/09/2019 15/09/2019 12 £1945.00
19/09/2019 29/09/2019 10 £1945.00
10/10/2019 20/10/2019 12 £2020.00
24/10/2019 03/11/2019 12 £2020.00
07/11/2019 17/11/2019 7 £1985.00
14/11/2019 24/11/2019 12 £1945.00

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