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Spend your next 5 days in lovely Taiwan exploring through the historical museums, delightful old streets, and cat villages and much more with this family–friendly itinerary from Expats Holidays that offers a great time to relax and play.  From scenic wonders to inspiring landmarks, Taiwan boasts over 1000 years of history that can give you moments to be in awe of and moments to laugh together that will eventually leave you wanting for some more.


About This Trip

Price: From 899 USD  / per person
Best time to visit: All year round
Experience: Culture, History, Family-friendly, Natural


Tour Highlights
  • Experience Taipei Culture
  • Ultimate Whale Watching
  • Green Onion Pancake DIY



Private car: All transfers mention in the itinerary.
Entrance fees: All admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
English Speaking guide: Professional guide will accompany you along your trip.
Hotel with breakfast: All accommodations are based on double-occupancy and including breakfast.



Gratuities: Tips for guides and drivers are not included.
Personal expenses: Meals, travel insurance or activities not mention in the itinerary.
Airplane Transport: International or domestic flights and excess baggage charge.


The private tour could be fully customizable based on your preference. Please feel free to chat with our travel constants, they are here to support you!


Day 1: Welcome to Taiwan!

First day at Taiwan, you will be welcomed at the Taoyuan International Airport and escorted to your hotel in Taipei by both our guide and driver.
  • Pick up from the airport.
  • Transfer to the hotel in Taipei.

Day 2: Cultural Taipei

Second day at Taipei, you will experience the cultural facet of Taipei visiting its rich historical and natural resources like gold museum, Jioufen old street , cat village etc.
  • Pick up from the hotel.
  • Visit Gold Museum, located in the hill town of Jinguashi in Ruifang District, which is a great place to get close-to-nature and engage in leisure activities.
  • Wander around Jioufen Old Street, founded during the Qing Dynasty, a mountainous town filled mostly with vibrant country snack shops.
  • Explore the Houtong Cat Village, an island-wide famous home for literally hundreds of cats, which is a must-see for cat lovers.
  • Experience the magic of Pingxi Sky Lantern flying, a small hot air balloon made of paper, with an opening at the bottom where a small fire is suspended. When Pingxi District holds its annual Lantern Festival, sky lanterns are released into the night sky with people's wishes written, which considered as messages to God.
  • Observe the Shifen Waterfall, a scenic cascading waterfall in which the water flows in one direction and the rock is sloped in the opposite.
  • Transfer back to the hotel.
  • Stay overnight in New Taipei City.

Day 3: Magnificent Yilan

  • Third day at Yilan, you will encounter some wonderful natural sceneries, the county is known for, where you will feel like embracing a quaint paradise from a dynamic cityscape.
  • Pick up from the hotel.
  • Explore Yeliou Geopark, known for its collection of unique rock formations formed by decades of sea erosion and earth movement, which presents peculiar surroundings and the beauties of nature.
  • Take a cycle ride on the bike lane next to Dongshan River, which also provides a pretty nice recreation option.
  • Spot the red Lizejian Bridge, whose two sides are shaded by trees, or admire the charming scenery alongside Dongshan River while cycling.
  • Visit the Luodong Night Market, where you will see bustling crowds from the moment you step in. Apart from street food, there are also affordable clothing and shoe stores in the market, making it the perfect place for both shopping and eating in Luodong.
  • Transfer back to the hotel.
  • Stay overnight in Yilan.

Day 4: Whale Watching and Green Onion Pancake DIY

Fourth day at Yilan, you will be taken to explore a variety of attractions that would give you the chance to enjoy and get to know more about Yilan’s surreal charm.
  • Pick up from the hotel.
  • Watch whales in Wushih harbor, with over ten whale-watching companies inside Wushih harbor alone, Wushih is the closest to Gueishan Island and the main harbor for whale watching in the waters in Yilan.
  • Learn to make Sanxing green onion pancakes, the most well-known street food in Taiwan. It is a pancake with green onions embedded that has longer white stem with a crispy delicious taste after it is stir fried.
  • Enjoy the procedure of making your own “Sanxing Green Onion” pancakes.
  • Visit Lucky Art Crayon Factory, one of the only remaining crayon factories in Taiwan. In addition to crayons and colored pens, it has also transformed into a tourism factory by opening its door to kids who love to doodle and draw, and who enjoy stretching their creativity.

Day 5: Farewell Taiwan!

Last day at Taiwan, you will say goodbye and prepare to depart, while we hope you enjoyed our family tour to the fullest as much as we did. Wish you good luck!
  • Pick up from the Hotel.
  • Transfer to Taoyuan International Airport.

Tour Location

Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Mandarin Oriental Taipei. Offering an outdoor pool, Mandarin Oriental Taipei is located in downtown Taipei. It offers a fitness center, a wellness center and Yoga classes.
  • 5-star
  • Rooms with city view
  • Offer meeting facilities, tour desk and luggage storage
  • Serve Italian cuisine, Cantonese food
  • Xinyi shopping and business district and Taipei 101 are a 10-minute drive away
Traffic Instructions
  • Taipei Songshan Airport 1 km
  • Taoyuan Airport 31.5 km

W Taipei

Artistic and chic, the luxurious W Taipei enjoys a central location in Xinyi District. Located directly above Uni-UStyle Taipei, it features the beautiful WET® outdoor pool, pampering massage at AWAY® Spa and the trendy Woobar.
  • 5-star
  • Rooms with stunning views of Taipei 101, surrounding mountains and Taipei City
  • Gym features modern fitness equipment with iPod docking stations
  • The celebrity restaurant, YEN, serves modern Chinese cuisines
  • 2-minute walk from MRT City Hall Station and a 10-minute walk from the iconic Taipei 101
Traffic Instructions
  • Taipei Songshan Airport 9 km
  • Taoyuan Airport 33.5 km

The Grand Hotel

Featuring a palace-inspired exterior of golden roof tiling and red columns, The Grand Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Shilin Night Market. National Palace Museum is a 20-minute drive away.
  • 5-star
  • Fantastic design, location, service
  • Provide fitness center, the sauna area, shops, business center
  • 4 dining options, North China cuisine, Cantonese cuisine, Italian style cuisines,
  • 24-hour front desk
Traffic Instructions
  • Taipei Songshan Airport 3 km
  • Taoyuan Airport 29 km

Hualien Farglory Hotel

Featuring an inviting outdoor seasonal pool, Hualien Farglory Hotel has luxurious, air-conditioned rooms with a balcony offering mountain or sea views. A 15-minute drive from Hualien City.
  • 5-star
  • Rooms come with decorative wallpaper and carpeted flooring
  • 3 dining options
  • Featured an indoor pool, fitness room and spa center
  • 50-minute drive to Taroko National Park and Seven Star Lake
Traffic Instructions
  • TJi'an Station 8 km
  • 15-minute drive to Hualien Railway Station

Terms & Conditions

  • Should you cancel at outside 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, the cost of tour package is refundable.
  • Should you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel after the trip has started, we are unable to refund any amount for cancelled services due to late arrival, early departure, missed days during the tours and non-participation.

Please Note

  1. Should you wish to book this tour, please send your holiday request to us in the website or contact info@expatsholidays.com for reservations. We also customize itineraries according to your schedule and liking.
  2. The above tour package includes the listed itinerary and excludes flight tickets, train tickets and hotel booking.
  3. We can also book your flights and hotel accommodation.
  4. We can definitely help you find great deals for International and Local Flights and Hotels within and outside China.
  5. Please note that the cancellation and booking policy of flight tickets and hotel bookings are to be sent to you separately.
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  8. To take advantage of the best rates and the best travel options, we highly recommend to secure the booking at least 60 days from the first date of travel.