Tour Cities:TaipeiAli MountainHualien
Tour Code:ACT-Taiwan-02

The 9 days Taiwan Tea Culture Tour for tourist tea culture and nature interests to visit the top tea leaves planting and production in Taipei, Taichung, Chiayi, Alishan, Kaohsiung, Kenting, Taitung, Hualien.

Day 1Arrival/Taipei

When you arrive in Taipei, your local guide will meet you at the airport and you will be driven to your hotel. The rest of the night is yours to relax, or head out into the city for an adventure on your own.

Day 2Taipei

Meals: B,L

In the morning, after having breakfast in your hotel, your local guide will meet you and you will be driven to the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. The hall, surrounded by a park was erected in the memory of Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China. You will then visit the National Palace Museum. The museum houses artifacts collected by China’s Emperors and have some of the most famous Chinese artwork in the world. After visiting the museum, you will be driven to the National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine. The shrine is dedicated to Chinese who died in war. Its architecture is incredible. You will then be driven to the Danshui Old Street. The street should not be missed. It is home to many shops selling Taiwanese arts, and local snacks. You will then be driven to Longshan Temple, the oldest temple in Taiwan.

Day 3Taipei/Taichung/Chiayi

Meals: B,L

After you have had breakfast in your hotel, your local guide will meet you and you will be driven to the Sun Moon Lake. The lake is located outside of Taipei in Taichung. The lake is surrounded by mountains and is a gorgeous area. You will then visit Wenwu Temple. This Confucian temple is located near the shore of the lake. Located in the temple complex is the Holy Monk Shrine, the burial place of Xuan Zang, the Buddhist monk who brought Buddhist sutras to China from India. You will then visit a Taiwan Ethnic Minority Village. You will get to witness the ancient traditions and cultures of one of Taiwan’s ethnic minority groups.

Day 4Chiayi/Alishan/Kaohsiung

Meals: B,L

In the morning, after having had your breakfast in your hotel, your local guide will meet you and you will be driven to Alishan Mountain, where you will visit the Alishan Tea Plantation. Alishan Mountain is the production center for Gaoshan Oolong Tea, one of the most famous Chinese teas on earth. You will see how the tea is produced and get to see the Taiwan tea ceremony. You will then be driven to the city of Kaohsiung, where you will visit the Kaohsiung Harbor, the second busiest harbor in Asia.

Day 5Kaohsiung/Kenting/Taitung

Meals: B,L

In the morning, after you have had breakfast in your hotel, your local guide will meet you and you will be driven to the Kenting National Park. The park is home to the most beautiful natural forest in Taiwan. You will then visit Maopitou, the southern-most tip of Taiwan Island. The landscape here is stunning and it is a wonderful place to enjoy the sea. You will then visit the Oluanpi Lighthouse. Built in the late Qing Dynasty, the lighthouse open to the public.

Day 6Taitung/Hualien

Meals: B,L

After breakfast in your hotel, your guide will meet you and you will be driven the Tainan Ethnic Minority Village. The village is beautiful and a wonderful place for you to learn what life is like for Taiwan’s ethnic minority groups. After visiting the village, you will be driven to the Bulong Ethnic Minority Valley. You will then be driven to Hualien city.

Day 7Hualien

Meals: B,L

In the morning, your local guide will meet you and you will be driven to Tzuchi Temple. The temple is a peaceful oasis and its architecture is truly amazing. You will then be driven to Liyu Lake to enjoy its natural beauty. After visiting the temple and the lake, you will be driven to the Taiwan Tea Plantation where you will have the opportunity to pick, process, and learn how to brew your own tea. It is a wonderful way to get a first hand knowledge of one of China’s ancient living cultures.

Day 8Hualien/Taipei

Meals: B,L

In the morning, your local guide will meet you, and you will be driven to the Taroko National Park. Known as one of the “Seven Wonders of Asia”, the park is exceptionally beautiful. The area is known for its natural beauty and flora and fauna. Its narrow ravine was created by the Liwu River. You will then be driven back to Taipei. On the way, you will visit the Chingshui Cliff. The cliff has a sheer drop of more than 1,000 meters. You will also visit Chiufen Village en route to take in the sunset there. It is famous for its incredible sunsets.

Day 9Taipei/Departure

Meals: B

On this day you will be free until your local guide meets you and you are driven to the Taipei International Airport for your flight home.

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Price Includes:

Transportation & Private Transfers:

Transportation cost covers all the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax, train tickets between the cities as the itinerary specified.


Transfer between airports, railway station, hotels and scenic spots for sightseeing around the cities that are specified by the itinerary with private air conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.


Entrance Fees:

All entrance fees to the scenic spots listed in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by private tour guides depends on the real-time local circumstances wheather are beyond the control of Access China Travel. We will adhere to the original itinerary as accurately as possible. 


Normal Meals:

All normal meals as the itinerary specified: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner in local  restaurant. Breakfasts are served in hotel, breakfasts have Chinese or Western style for your option; Lunches are served in carefully selected quality local Chinese restaurants with best service, your lunches will be ordered by your guide catering to your preferences within normal standard. Dinners as the itinerary specified will be also served in local Chinese restaurants. The meal quotation is normalized. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, famous rare dishes, Indian food or more, please inform us in advance. For the unspecified dinners, you will have dinner on your own. Feel free to ask your local guide for suggestions or recommendation.


Private Sightseeing Escort:

Normal sightseeing activities as the itinerary listed will be escorted with English-speaking guide. The English-speaking guide and driver in each city are with you throughout the entire itinerary around that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.


Hotel Accommodation:

Hotel service criterion: two adults share on one standard twin/double-bed room; solo traveler who want to occupy one twin/double-bed room assigned is required for extra single supplement rate. A single room is available on prior request at an additional cost; if a recommended hotel unavailable, it will be replaced by one of the same class. All hotels as the itinerary listed serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.


Tour Arrangements:

The tour cost includes the planning, handling, booking, operation and communication charges.


Service Charge & Government Taxes

Price Excludes:

International airfare or train tickets for entry or exit China, unless that is noted or required otherwise.
Visa Fees, passport application or renewal fee.
Excess Baggage Charges.


Personal Expenses:

Expenses of a purely personal nature such as excess luggage fees, laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities (shows) and meals, beverages...



Any meal are not specified in the itinerary with "B", "L" or "D".


Any extra cost caused by the changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, government and local authority orders, politics, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations; as well as tourist law violation, accident damages or injury incurred out of Access China Travel control.



Tips to guides, escort, drivers bellman, etc.