Taiwan

Asia

Overview

Some people travel to explore new cultures, some seek adventures and thrills while others seek to relax and indulge their senses. By taking a trip to Taiwan, you can experience all that and much more. From colorful carnivals to lantern festivals, soothing hot springs to fortune telling, authentic shopping to delicious food, wild nightlife to unique wildlife, Taiwan is a definitely a treat.

With its majestic peaks, rolling hills and plains, oceans, coastlines, marine life, birds, butterflies, national parks, scenic areas, forests, farms and valleys, Taiwan is very popular for its eco tourism where you can enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities such as surfing, rafting and scuba diving in addition to day excursions and walking and biking tours.

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Important information

 3 Main Attractions: Taroko National Park, Sun Moon Lake, Yushan

 Culture Norms: Despite Taiwan's complex ethnic and cultural mix, its way of life is predominantly Chinese, and ancient customs and festivals are celebrated with fervor. Taiwanese people are on the whole extremely friendly, and standards of hospitality are high. Entertainment is more commonly offered in restaurants than in private homes, and visitors are not usually expected to entertain. Casual wear is widely acceptable. The official language of Taiwan is Mandarin Chinese, so make sure to familiarize yourself with basic phrases prior to your trip.           

 Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water – 1.0 $, coffee – 3.3 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons – 19.6 $

Emergency Numbers: Police: 100244 Ambulance: 100215 Fire brigade: 100264

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Precautions

 Vaccinations: Hepatitis A & B vaccinations are recommended for all travelers. Yellow fever, required for all travelers greater than one year of age arriving from a yellow-fever-infected area. Two doses of MMR vaccinations are recommended for travelers born after 1956 if not previously taken. Japanese encephalitis, for travelers who may spend a month or more in rural areas and for short-term travelers who may spend substantial time outdoors in rural areas, especially after dusk. Rabies and Typhoid vaccinations maybe required depending on your trip activities.

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Currency

Name: New Taiwan Dollar

Symbol: NT$

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Weather conditions

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263.7
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57.2
45.8
31.7
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Location: Taiwan
Duration: 5 days

Tour around Taiwan Island in 5 fascinating days where you begin your adventure by admiring the natural landscape of Sun Moon Lake where you can explore the lake and learn about Buddhism in the exquisite Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery. Head to Kaohsiung, the second largest city in Taiwan and observe the captivating Kenting National Park for its coral-rimmed shoreline as well as the fascinating geological features of the East Coast and Taroko National Park.

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Location: Taiwan
Duration: 4 days

Enjoy Eastern Taiwan in four days starting in Hualien where you will spend an exciting East Coast tour starting from Taiwan’s Last Unspoiled Land where the natural fascinating landforms are located. Experience Amis traditional culture and their unique lifestyle. Admire the abundant plant life in the East Rift Valley and the natural beauty of Taroko Gorge. 

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Location: Taiwan
Duration: 3 days

Get ready to spend three remarkable days of cultural exploration in the three top destinations in Southern Taiwan. Explore the harbor city of Kaohsiung where you will learn about Buddhism and observe the historical architecture of its temples. Admire the natural beauty of Kenting National Park and stroll through several historical sites in the ancient capital city of Tainan.  

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Location: Taiwan
Duration: 3 days

Discover Taiwan's scenic wonders and heavenly towns on this tour from Taipei. Admire the stunning landscapes of Sun Moon Lake and Alishan National Scenic Area with their marvelous natural attractions and observe their green mountains as well as the artistic beauty of Puli. Explore the native village of Ita Thao and on your final day, proceed to visit the newly opened Southern Branch of National Palace Museum where you will follow your expert guide for a cultural tour to see the precious court treasures and ancient artifacts. 

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Location: Taiwan
Duration: 2 days

Qingjing Farm, widely known as the Alps of Taiwan, offers exquisite scenes throughout the year which will elevate you away from the busy city life. Surround yourself by fresh air, lush forests, and observe the sheep herds on the Green Green Grasslands. Enjoy overnight stay in tranquil Qingjing under the crystal starry sky. Finish this tour with the opportunity to pick and taste the rich flavor of the fresh Taiwan seasonal fruits.  

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