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Lead Price
From £5680pp
14 days & 12 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
General Interest
Tour Highlights

Taiwan Explorer

Journey from Taipei in the north to the far southern point of Taiwan, visiting national parks, striking coastline and magnificent countryside en route. Travelling down the less-visited east coast of Taiwan, you will learn about the country's aboriginal history and visit off-the-beaten track sites including the volcanic Green Island and tribal villages near Taitung.


DAY 1: Fly to Taipei
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Fly to Taipei


Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

DAY 3: Taipei
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Guided city tour of Taipei, including visits to the National Palace Museum, National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Martyrs’ Shrine and Longshan temple. (B)

DAY 2: Taipei
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Arrive and transfer to The Sherwood Taipei for 2 nights. (N)

DAY 4: Train to Taroko National Park
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Train to Taroko National Park

Take the train from Taipei to Hualien, where you will be met at the station and transferred to the Taroko National Park. Stay 2 nights at the Silks Place Taroko, a luxury hotel set on a mountainside within the national park. (B)

DAY 5: Visit the Taroko gorge
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Visit the Taroko gorge

Full day to explore the remarkable Taroko gorge. Visit the Eternal Spring shrine, the Swallow Grotto and the Siangde temple, or take a walk along the scenic Shakadang trail. (B)

DAY 6: To Taitung via the East Coast Scenic Area
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To Taitung via the East Coast Scenic Area

Drive south through East Coast National Scenic Area to Taitung, stopping en route at various scenic viewpoints, the rock formations of Xiaoyeliu and Shitiping, and the Amis Folk Centre. Stay at the city centre Sheraton Taitung Hotel for 3 nights. (B)

DAY 7: Explore the East Rift Valley
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Explore the East Rift Valley

Today you will have time to explore the East Rift Valley with a private guide and vehicle, an area home to some of Taiwan’s aboriginal groups including the Amis, the Kavalan and the Bunun. Visits include the National Museum of Prehistory, the Bunun Tribal Leisure Farm and the Luye Plateau. (B)

DAY 8: Green Island
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Green Island

Take a day trip by ferry to Green Island, 33km off the coast near Taitung, which has some of Taiwan’s most beautiful scenery and a rugged terrain created by ancient volcanic activity. During your visit you can relax in the Zhaori hot springs, walk along coastal trails and visit the Bitoujiao lighthouse for views out over the Pacific Ocean. (B)

DAY 9: Kenting
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Drive south to the Kenting National Park, which shares the same latitude as Hawaii and is the southernmost point of Taiwan. The park protects an area of low-lying hills, limestone caves, forests and coastline. Stay 2 nights at the Caesar Park Hotel, which has a range of resort facilities including a private beach area. (B)

DAY 10: Kenting
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DAY 11: Kaohsiung
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Drive west to the port city of Kaohsiung and stay 2 nights at The Ambassador Hotel. The following day, take a guided tour of the city visiting Shoushan mountain, Chijin Island, a walk along Ren-Ai River and a visit to Ruei-Fong night market to browse souvenir stalls and sample local snacks. (B)

DAY 12: Kaohsiung
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DAY 13: Taipei
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Transfer to the train station and board a high-speed train for the journey north back to Taipei. Overnight at The Sherwood Hotel. (B)

DAY 14: Fly to the UK
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Fly to the UK

Transfer to the airport and fly back to the UK. (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Discover the beauty of Taiwan's wild East Coast National Scenic Area
  • Learn about aboriginal culture & history
  • Enjoy stunning scenery at the Taroko Gorge & Kenting National Park
  • Stay in 4-star accommodation
Low Season
From £5,680 per person
High Season
From £5,920 per person

What's included

  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
  • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Important information

Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Guideline prices
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin/double-room. Single supplement available on request. Pricing is indicative and may be subject to change due to external factors such as variable flight prices.
Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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