Alishan & Kenting 3 Day Tour
|★||Travel by high-speed train, minimum passenger: 2 people.|
|★||Major and well-known attractions: Alishan, Tainan Old City, Kenting Beach|
|★||National Museum of Taiwan History (Nov 14, 2019-July 6, 2020 will be closed for renovation): If tour falls on closure, replace to Tainan Art Museum Building #2 (closed on Monday), If tour falls on Monday, replace to alternative attraction.|
|★||Tainan Art Museum Building #2: Designed with a large, permeable roof over several levels of stacked galleries, supported by diagonal structural columns|
|★||Sicao Wetland: Also known as “Little Amazon River of Taiwan”, a mangrove forest extending over the water to form tunnel-like channel. Enjoy riding on slowly moving raft, sunshine glints through the trees, and natural scenery.|
|★||Sio House: The main attraction is 366 kinds of colored salt which are connected to birthday. The colored salt-baked eggs are both delicious and fun.|
|★||FX Tainan Hotel: Located in west central district, 10-minute walk to Chihkan Tower and Koxinga Shrine. The hotel was inspired by classic yet modern design. A great location that you can explore historical city, the ambience and architecture.|
Entrance Fee & Transportation Included
Taipei Main Rail Station→Chiayi High Speed Rail Station (via Chungpu, Longmei) →Alishan National Scenic Area→Chiayi High Speed Rail Station→Tainan High Speed Rail Station→Hotel in Tainan
Please go to Taipei Rail Station and take High Speed Rail to Chiayi (High Speed Train #805, departing 07:11am, arrival: 08:55am or other train schedule)
09：00 Meet at Chiayi THSR Station Exit 2. We will depart for Alishan forest recreational area to experience stunning sunrise, sea of clouds, sunset.
11：00 Unique antique train experience
12：00 Lake Fenchi, located in Chungher Village in Chiayi, alson known as Jufen of southern Taiwan. ** enjoy lunch box during touring Lake Fenchi **
13：20 Tour Alishan National Scenic Area (Entrance ticket not included; you must purchase on your own). You can take a walk around the Alishan Forest Recreational Area.
15：20 Enjoy Alishan Tea Tasting!
16：00 To Chiayi High Speed Rail Station (# 673 departing 19:50, arrival: 20:07 or other train) to Tainan High Speed Rail Station, upon arrival, please arrange your own transportation to hotel to check-in (you can take taxi, the cost is about NT500). Tonight’s dinner is not included
** Alishan National Forest Recreation Area is located in Alishan Township, Chiayi, covering an area of 1400 hectares with the main tourism spot locating at about 2,200 meters high above sea level. It is cloudy mid-elevation temperate climate with an average annual temperature 10.6 ℃ and the annual rainfall is up to 4,000 mm. There are 209 raining days and 244foggy days on average. The heavily wet weather contributes the outstanding forest and climate landscape such as Alishan sunrise, sea of clouds, afterglow, forest, railways which count to the five famous sightseeing spots known internationally.
<Lunch> Lunch Box
<Hotel> FX Hotel Tainan or similar
Tainan City Tour →Kaohsiung
08：30-09：00 Meet at hotel lobby
** Tainan Art Museum Building #2
The museum was designed with pentagon shape of roof and spans over 2960m2. The museum houses multipurpose theater children’s art center, artist exclusive gallery collection and research center. (Museum closed on Monday, if our tour day is on Monday or the day that museum is closed, we will replace to alternative attraction)
** Boat Tour on Sicao Wetland: Sicao are wetlands in Tainan, about 515 hectares. This protected area consists of mangrove swamps, salt marshes, rivers, canals, and drainage ditches. Riding on bamboo rafts, enjoy natural scenery in this historical city.
** Anping Fortress & Anping Old Street:
During the 17th century, when many European countries sailed to Asia to develop trading, Formosa (Taiwan’s former name) was one of the most important transit ports of East Asia. Fort Zeelandia was built by Dutch from 1624-1634. It became an international business center. After World War II. The fortress was renamed to Anping Fortress.
** Sio House: During Japanese colonial era, it served as the Anping office, Tainan Branch, Governor General of Taiwan Monopoly Bureau, an important location for the salt industry. After Retrocession, it was converted into a dormitory, providing lodging for the mangers of the salt industry. Now it is operated by local company and renamed to Sio House, a fantastic spot for sunset viewing.
17：30 To hotel and check-in
<Breakfast> Buffet at hotel
<Lunch> Local meal
<Hotel> Just Sleep Hotel Kaohsiung Rail Station or similar
Kaohsiung→National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium→Cape of Maobitoa→Baisha Beach →Tsuoyin High Speed Rail Station→Taipei High Speed Rail Statin
07：00 Enjoy breakfast at hotel
08：30 Meet at hotel lobby, depart for the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
** The National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium: Located in Checheng Township, Pingtung County. The total area is about 96.81 hectares, it has three main exhibits: water of Taiwan, Coral Kingdom Pavilion and World Waters Pavilion. The Aquarium also has an 81-meter underwater moving track, the largest underwater tunnel in Asia.
** Cape Maobito: a cape in the township of Hengchun in Pingtung County. It lies within Kenting National Park. Cape Maobito and Cape Oluanpi are the southernmost points on Taiwan Island.
** Baisha Beah: Located in the Baisha Bay, about 5 km from Kenting. The beach is beautiful with coral sand and azure water. There are plenty of activities that you can do: jet-ski, snorkeling, banana boat rides and great food vendors on the west end of the beach.
16：30 End of the tour, to Tsuoyin High Speed Rail Station for departure to Taipei (#156 departing 19:55, arrival 21:32 or other train). You can extend to Thailand 5-Day tour.
<Breakfast> Buffet at hotel
<Lunch> Local cuisine
|Double Occupancy : $450|
|Triple Occupancy : $450|
|Quadruple Occupancy: $350|
- Upon registration, USD300 deposit per person is required. Once tour is confirmed, deposit is Non-Refundable. If you wish to cancel, your deposit can be transferred to our other tours.
- If you purchase air ticket on your own, your arrival time to the first destination and your departure time from last destination must be the same as local group. If not the same, you must arrange your own transportation to meet group on the first day and to airport on the last day.
- Tour fee is based on double occupancy (two people sharing one room).
- This is not a group tour nor customized tour; you will join a local tour. Therefore, we are unable to guarantee the size of the vehicle or restriction of the number of the participation. If a smaller group, local agent will provide smaller size vehicle. Driver will guide the tour and arrange hotel and meal functions.
- Tour is conducted in Mandarin.
- Hotel’s room type and bed size will base on the confirmation of each hotel.
- The time table of High-Speed Train and regular train is for your reference only, actual departure schedule will be informed with our confirmation notice.
- Please wear casual clothing, if you are a vegetarian or need special meal Request, you must inform us in advance.
- In order to maintain the quality of the tour for our respected clients, PETS are not allowed.
- Tipping suggestion: USD10 per person