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[2-Day Tour] Sun Moon Lake & Lukang (Group, with 4-star hotel)

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Multi-Day Tour | Group Tour

Depart: Wed | Book in advance: 14 days

Taipei

Sun Moon Lake | Lukang

Admire the clear blue waters and the temples and wonderful scenery which surround Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan's largest body of water. Then, head to the historic town of Lukang (Lugang) on Taiwan's west coast where you can take a walk through history in narrow alleys lined with beautiful traditional buildings, visit some of the best temples in Taiwan and taste some traditional snacks with a local twist.

Details

Day 1 Taipei-Sun Moon Lake

8:00-8:30 a.m. Taipei downtown hotel pickup and driven to Sun Moon Lake. (about 3.5 hours)

Lunch timings are flexible and will be arranged with your guide (at your own expense).

12:00 p.m. Sun Moon Lake (about 4 hours)

Arrive at Sun Moon Lake which is located at an altitude of 762 m (2,500 ft) above sea level in the lofty mountains of central Taiwan's Nantou County. Famous for its clear blue waters and wonderful mountainous backdrop, this is Taiwan's largest body of water. It's also home to the Thao tribe, one of Taiwan's indigenous ethnic groups, and has been a center of local aboriginal culture for 1,000s of years.

Tour the lake area and stop at sights including the famous Wenwu Temple, also known as the "literature and warrior temple," which is dedicated to Confucius and Kuan Ti. Climb to the top of the 46 m (151 ft) high Tse-en Pagoda (Ci En Pagoda), built by Chiang Kai-shek in memory of his mother, for fabulous panoramic views of the lake's surrounds.

5:30 p.m. Transfer to hotel

Stay overnight at the Sun Moon Lake Hotel or similar.

Day 2 Sun Moon Lake-Lukang-Taipei (includes breakfast)

After breakfast, you'll be picked up from your hotel and driven to Lukang. (about 1.5 hours)

10:00 a.m. Lukang (about 4 hours)

The town of Lukang, located on Taiwan's west coast, was an important sea port during the 18th and 19th centuries and is now famous for its numerous temples—some of the oldest and best in Taiwan, as well as its well-preserved heritage buildings and winding alleys. Take a tour through this living museum, visit the Mazu Temple and the Longshan Temple and imagine what life was like here during its heyday. Don't miss red-tiled Old Market Street which is lined with wooden houses and shops. Here you can pick up some souvenirs, try some traditional snacks including oyster pancakes and ox tongue cakes or simply admire the wonderful carved doors and windows on the building facades.

Lunch timings are flexible and will be arranged with your guide (at your own expense).

2:30 p.m. Depart for Taipei. (Note: Subject to the availability of train tickets, we will return to Taipei by train or bus.)

Price Includes and Excludes

What is included?

1) English-speaking guide service

2) Accommodation, admission fees, meals and transportation as listed in details

What is excluded?

1) Single room supplement

2) Personal expenses, optional items or anything else not specifically mentioned

Important Notes

Cancellation policies:
Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. Modification is not accepted, please cancel your booking first and rebook the product. Free cancellation for bookings canceled at least 30 days in advance. If you cancel 15-30 days prior, there is a 30% cancellation fee. If you cancel 6-14 days prior, there is a 50% cancellation fee. If you cancel within 5 days prior, there is a 100% cancellation fee.

Pickup information:
On departure date you will be picked up from hotel (please check the pickup range as specified in details). You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide. We may contact you via phone (if provided), hotel reception, or email. If we cannot reach you before this time, please call the emergency contact number which you will find listed on the confirmation email.

Emergency contact:
Please call us @(+886)-2-25635313/25634621/25416785 for any urgent matters.

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- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)

- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.

- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.