Spend a night in the gorgeous Nantou County and discover the natural beauty of Taiwan at its best. It is the largest county in all of Taiwan and is known for its fantastic greenery-covered mountains and clear blue lakes. You’ll visit Sun Moon Lake which is Taiwan’s largest lake, located at the mountains of Nantou. You’ll also see the town of Puli which lies at the center of Taiwan and is known for being a natural habitat for some of the most beautiful species of butterflies. Ending the trip at Lukang, the charming, small town which is known for its spectacular temples and ancient buildings. It is sometimes referred to as a “living museum” and you’ll get the chance to discover all of its charm on this tour!
Taipei - Nantou
Today you'll be picked up from your hotel and head to Nantou. You'll visit Puli, a cultural and artistic heaven; the people of Nantou county in central Taiwan are proud of its natural beauty and all it has to offer. It is a small town at the geographical heart of the island. Next, you'll visit Sun Moon Lake, the gorgeous lake which is the most famous lake attraction in Taiwan. With over 100 square kilometers, the lake got its name because the northern part of it has the shape of the sun and the southern part of it has the shape of crescent moon (those two parts are separated by Lalu Island). You'll then tour to Wenwu Temple, ItaThao Indigenous Village and the Ci-en Pagoda-Xuanzang Temple.
Overnight in Taipei (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
On this day you'll visit Lukang historical and cultural town, located about 180 kilometers south of Taipei, and is known as a center of arts and handicrafts, particularly wooden and bamboo items. It is the nearest port to the coast of Mainland China. In earlier years, the city was the site of magnificent homes and temples of uniquely Taiwanese architecture. Some of these structures still exist today. The Lung Shan Temple is the best example.