Glimpse of Taiwan-Travelzoo Special

Taipei, Nantou, Kaohsiung, Taitung, Hualien

Starting From $660.00 Land Only

Duration 9 Days


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Charming Travel Destinations, Travel Agencies & Bureaus, El Monte, CA

This small and friendly island has all you need to see and do in Asia. Take the Glimpse of Taiwan Tour to experience the living culture and history within the nation.  Delicious food, friendly locals, beaches, beautiful scenery and much more! You’ll have to see and experience for yourself. This budget friendly tour takes you to the must see spots in Taiwan and you don’t have to worry about meals as they are included or where to shop as you’ll have plenty of opportunity to do some souvenir shopping. Enjoy an Glimpse of Taiwan Tour today!

This Tour Package Includes: 

  • Land Only
  • 7 Nights hotel accommodation
  • Meals per itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Services of English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Tour Highlights:

  • National Palace Museum
  • Martyr’s Shrine
  • Sun Moon Lake
  • Hot Springs
  • Taroko National Park
  • Presidential Office
  • Taipei Night Market
  • Taipei 101
  • Mr. Brown Avenue
  • Longshan Temple
  • Din Tai Fung
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 4 Dinners included

Package Excludes:

  • Mandatory Tips $50 USD/per person will be collected upon booking
  • Travel insurance
  • Passport fees, visa fees, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities 
  • Personal purchases
  • Meals/admission not in itinerary
  • Optional tours (If applicable)

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Meals: B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

  • Day 1:  Home ~ Taipei, Taiwan
    Depart from the US for your international flight to Taipei.
  • Day 2:  Taipei, Taiwan
    Upon arrival in Taipei, you will be transferred to the hotel by hotel complimentary shuttle bus *** and check in. The remainder of the day will be at your own leisure to enjoy.

    *** Hotel Complimentary Shuttle Bus departs at 10:30am, 3:30pm. 7:00pm, and 11:00pm. If arrival flight does not fit within those transfer schedule, please take taxi on own to hotel.

    Day 3:  Taipei ~ Nantou
    After breakfast, visit the National Palace Museum. With collections of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks, it is also called “The Treasury of Chinese Culture” and has become one of the most popular museums in the world. Then, we proceed to National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine. This building was designed based on the Hall of Supreme Harmony in Beijing Forbidden City. The changing ceremony of the honor guard will take place hourly here so visitors can watch the military show of the Republic of China.  After lunch, we will head to Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area, one of the top 8 attractions in Taiwan. Surrounding a tiny island called Lalu, the Sun Moon Lake is shaped like the Sun on the north side and shaped liked a moon on the south side; hence. Lastly, we will enjoy a Feast of Puli Shao-Xing for dinner. The meal is a local cuisine of the Thao tribe, one of the aboriginals in Taiwan. (B, L, D)

  • Day 4: Nantour ~ Chiayi ~ Kaohsiung
    After breakfast, we will head to Ali-Mountain Eternity Suspension Bridge. It is believed that a couple can stay together forever after passing through the bridge together. Because Ali-Mountain is one of the most appropriate places to grow tea in Taiwan, we will stop by the tea shop and then proceed to Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum in Kaoshiung. This Mahayanna Buddhist cultural, religious and educational museum features both traditional and modern architectural features. Here you will find a huge golden statue of Buddha Amitaabha, demonstrating this place as the center of Buddhism in South Taiwan. Then, we will visit the diamond center in Kaoshiung city and experience the local food at a night market. (B, L)
  • Day 5: Kaohsiung ~ Taitung
    After breakfast, we will visit the pearl center and head to Chengcing Lake Scenic Area. Itt is not only surrounded by trees and flowers but also a peaceful atmosphere. At noon, we will have lunch at Din Tai Fung, which has been selected in the “Top 10 Restaurants in the World” by New York Times and has won the Michelin Star Restaurant five times. Guests can experience a classic taste of Taiwan. After lunch, we can enjoy watching the beautiful ocean around Taiwan along the South-Link Highway. We will then stop by the Duo Liang Train Station to overlook both the view of the Pacific Ocean and passing train. At the end of the day, we will experience the Hot Spring at Chihpen, eastern Taiwan. The hot spring here is colorless and odorless, distinguishing it from most hot springs. With good qualities, it is referred as the “Beauty of Love”. (Swimming suit and cap must be prepared on your own) (B, L, D)
  • Day 6: Taitung ~ Hualien
    After breakfast, we will visit the Chili Coral Museum. In Chinese history, a coral represents an honorable status and symbolizes happiness and eternity. With natural conditions, the quality and quantity of corals in Taiwan are better than the ones in the Mediterranean and Japan. Then, we will proceed to Mr. Brown Avenue, Taiwan’s nature heaven. Then, enjoy the famous Chishang lunch box. After lunch, we will visit National Taroko Park. It is famous for its spectacular mountains and marble canyons. (If the roads are blocked due to typhoons or heavy rain, the attraction will be rescheduled into Qixingtan Beach.) Lastly, we will visit the Hualien County Stone Sculpture Museum, exhibiting a series of marble structures. (B, L,D)
  • Day 7: Hualien ~ Taipei
    After breakfast, we will head to an aboriginal shop and then take a train to Su'ao. This Train Journey not only avoids the dangerous Suhua Highway but also gives you a special experience in enjoying Taiwan. After arriving in Su'ao, we are going to take a transit bus to Yehliu Geopark, where you can learn the development process of a mushroom rock and witness the appearance of a ginger rock, cleavage, pothole, melting erosion panel, etc. At the end of the day, visit a souvenir shop. (B, L, D)
  • Day 8: Taipei
    In the morning, we will visit Longshan Temple, one of the most famous temples in Taiwan. It displays not only the beauty of traditional temples but also the value of traditional art. After, we will proceed to Liberty Square, originally called C.K.S. memorial hall. This archway is established in memory of Mr. Chiang Kai-shek, the earlier president of Taiwan. We can learn the history of Taiwan heading to the Presidential Office, and we will proceed to Taipei 101 after. Taipei 101 is ranked as the Top 9 tallest financial building in the world; in addition, it is also a famous green building. To have a good view of Taipei 101, we will move on to Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, a memorial to the  Republic of China's  National Father. It also serves as a multi-purpose social, educational and cultural center for the public. At the end of the day, visit one of the most famous night markets in the world. (B, L)
  • Day 9: Taipei ~Home
    After breakfast, transfer to the airport by airport shuttle *** for your flight back home as your trip comes to an end. (B)

    *** Airport Shuttle Bus departs at 9:00am. For all other departure transfer times, a transfer fee of USD 35.00 per person will apply.

***Mandatory Tips $50 USD/per person will be collected upon booking.

  • Hotel Orchard Park – Taoyuan, Taiwan * or similar
    No.777 Daguan Road, Taoyuan, Taiwan

    The Orchard Park Hotel is located in the Aerotropolis with convenient transportation; Taoyuan International Airport can be reached in 10 minutes, while the HSR Taoyuan Station can be reached within 20 minutes. It is an international tourist hotel with business, holiday and transit functionalities. With 187 rooms and a modern design, safety is of the utmost concern; state of the art shock absorbing system able to offset an 8-point earthquake ensures maximum safety for our guests. In addition to exquisite guestrooms and suites, with regards to their business and recreational needs, we also provide the Hee Yuet Lau Chinese Restaurant, Orchard Café, Hanamizuki Japanese Cuisine, Atrium Bar, Oasis Club, banquet hall, conference room, shopping street and business center.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   11:00am

  • Classic Hotel – Nantou, Taiwan * or similar
    No.8 Fuxing Ln, Yuchi County

    Classic Hotel is the right spot to stay, with numerous tourist attractions nearby. For instance, the Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village, Sun Moon Lake, Puli, Cingjing Farm, Nantou Jiji, Checheng village and Xitou Forest Park. Along with our meticulous planning, you will be fascinated by the ecology, cuisines, agricultural products, arts, and the cultures here. Enjoy the beauty of Sun Moon Lake heartily.


  • Hotel Holiday Garden – Kaoshiung, Taiwan * or similar
    No.279 Liu-Ho Second Road, Kaohsiung 801, Taiwan

    Hotel Holiday Garden is an International-class Hotel located between Liuohe Tourist Night Market and Love River; with only five minutes away from City Council Station of Kaohsiung MRT by foot, Hotel Holiday Garden is very convenient traffic-wise. The hotel has 270 rooms, all of which are spacious, bright and luxuriously designed, guaranteed to provide our guests a superb accommodation experience. The hotel also provides an outdoor swimming pool with coconut palms along-side, a professional gym, a multi-function business center, and Wi-Fi everywhere to make the tourist feel comfortable and well-pampered. You are the mostly welcomed to stay with Hotel Holiday Garden to enjoy the upmost pleasure of life.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm

  • F Hotel Chihpen – Chihpen, Taiwan * or similar
    No.33, Dashun Rd.

    F Hotel Chihpen is located on Provincial Highway No. 9, close to the famous Jhihben Hot Spring and Jhihben National Forest Recreation Area, with the best scenic views of mountains in the back and ocean in the front. The lobby has a five-meter high ceiling and displays fashionable, delicate, graceful, and comfy space with simple stones coordinated with earth tone colors designs and decorations. There are 168 rooms with spacious layouts and complete furnish to meet the different needs of each traveler. Jhihben Train Station is about 5-minute drive away, 20-minute drive to the airport, and about 30-minute drive to downtown Taitung City. Convenient transportation options provide easy access to all scenic spots. We welcome you to come to the back of the mountain, the new landmark in Jhihben, F Hotel, to get away from the hustle-bustle, enjoying the beautiful views of Eastern Cost afar and relax in the pool, soaking up the free atmosphere of your vacation.

    Check In Time:  04:00pm - 11:30pm
    Check Out Time: 05:00am-12:00pm

  • Parkview Hotel – Hualien, Taiwan * or similar
    No.1-1, Lin-Yuan,, Hualien City, Hualien, Taiwan, 97063

    Parkview breaths and moves to the groove of Hualien’s rhythm since its conception. Situated in the embrace of the deep blue sea and dense hill ridges, Parkview Hotel is a gateway to Hualien’s beautiful landscape. Whether your destination is to radiant and enchant view at Taroko Gorge, the soothing scenery at Seven Stars Lake, or enjoy delicious foods and collect finest souvenirs you can find in Hualien city… Parkview is the most ideal starting point in your Hualien travels. Furthermore, with an infinite and wide band of blue and green scenery, Parkview is not only a leisure vacation hotel in an urban city, but also the brightest and liveliest landmark in Hualien! In addition to being the geographical center in terms of scenery, it is also a hub for Hualien’s history, culture, and senses. With natural scenery at its core, and local culture as seasoning and spice, Parkview Hotel fulfills the needs of your senses. Now, come and enjoy Parkview, and begin your journey in the heart of Hualien.

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   11:00am

  • Fushin Hotel – Taipei, Taiwan * or similar
    No.128, Section 1, Datong Road, Xinbei 22145, Taiwan

    Offering a spa and wellness centre, Fushin Hotel - Taipei is placed in Xizhi, only a 5-minute drive from to Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall.

    This centrally located hotel is a 5-minute drive from Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall MRT Station as well as Nangang Railway Station. Taipei Main Railway Station is 20 minutes away by car.

    Elegantly furnished, all the rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV, minibar and separate dining area. Featuring a bathtub or shower, spacious bathrooms come with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

    Refreshing workouts can be enjoyed at the fitness centre and free shuttle services to Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall are available. Other facilities include a 24-hour reception and large meeting rooms.

    At Fushin Hotel – Taipei, guests can dine at Tripod Garden Chinese Restaurant, Delight Buffet Restaurant and Fantasia Western Restaurant. For alternative dining options, room service is available. 

    Check In Time:      03:00pm
    Check Out Time:   12:00pm

Arrival Land Availability

Prices are based on per person, double occupancy.  Land Only rates do not include international air tickets. Charming Travel Destination guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum 2 passengers to guarantee departure. All hotels are subject to availability. Hotels may be substituted with another of similar category. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment. We reserve the right to modify the itinerary to ensure a smooth and safe trip. No visa is required for all US passport holders.  *Mandatory Tips $50 USD/per person will be collected upon booking

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