2015-09-13

Kenting and Hengchun Peninsula Tropical Ocean Side Tour

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Isolated, sparsely populated, and with large portions undeveloped, the Hengchun Peninsula in the far south of Taiwan is a world apart from the rest of the island. Kenting is a lovely town which you must visit and located in Hengchun Peninsula. Best known for the white-sand beaches in and nearby the town of Kending, it’s also home to an incredible range of other scenic attractions that includes barren coastal grasslands, towering sand dunes, and small farming villages. The peninsula’s eastern coast is particularly beautiful. The best way to travel in Kenting and visit Hengchun Peninsula is by bike. Visitors can not only get around but fully explore the gorgeous beaches and beautiful coastline of Southern Taiwan. Riding through Kenting on bike is a fantastic experience not to be missed! The air is crisp and fresh, and there are spectacular views around every corner to stop, admire and take a photo of. This tour will guide you to bike around Henchun Peninsula that provide you many wonderful scenic points including the Eluanbi Lighthouse, South Bay (Nan Wan), Bai Sha beach, Dongyuan Wetland and so on.

Days: 4 Days
Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging
Total Distance:120km

Things to See and Highlights

  • Enjoy many famous scenic points such as the Eluanbi ligthouse, home to the oldest lighthouse in Taiwan and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean; Dongyuan wetland where is full of Taiwan original animals and plants.
  • Experiencing Indigenous Culture. Their unique aesthetic quality comes from the particular place where the artist lives and his/her cultural background.
  • This area was referred to as the “botanical garden” of Taiwan, and with good reason. Wild peonies, white ginger lilies, and other wild flowers take turns blooming throughout the year in breathtaking patches of color.
  • Discovery unbeatable beaches including South Bay (Nan Wan) where clear waters and white sands with water sport activities that allow people to enjoy romantic atmosphere, and also Bai Sha, pretty and tranquil beach for sunbathing, picnics and sunsets

Tour Date: March 5~8, 2016 (or customized)
Price: USD$1,100
Meals Included: 3 breakfasts, 4 
lunches, 3 dinners
Accommodation: 3 nights
Bike Rental: Included
Level of Support:Fully Supported

2015-09-13

Taipei Volcanoes and Hot Spring Tour

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Location: Taipei City

Your journey to relaxation starts here. The hot springs scattered amongst the volcanoes of northern Taiwan hold an important place in the hearts of many Taiwanese people. The reason for this is simple – nothing beats a nice, hot, luxurious bath on a cold day! On this tour we will take you through your geothermal bathing experience in a way different but even more rewarding than just driving – on a bike.

Days: 1 Day
Difficulty: Challenging
Daily Distance:
30km(830m elevation)

Things to See and Highlights

  • Take a visit to Beitou Hot Spring Museum, originally the Beitou Public Bathhouse. On display are historical relics and documents, which tell stories of the sulfur mining, the hot spring and Taiwanese films, providing the public a window to Beitou.
  • Learn about Hell Valley (Geothermal Valley). The hot spring that flows from the valley is sulphurous and highly erosive. It is the so-called”green sulfur.” Its spring water is clear and a little green as a green jade, so that it is also known as “the Jade Spring Valley”.
  • Take a rest outside the Beitou Library, one of the best of Taipei’s green libraries. Its eco-friendly architecture focuses on Ecology, Energy saving, waste reduction and health.
  • Take a challenging route to Siaoyoukeng Recreation Area, and observe a post-volcanic geological landscape and the crater.

Tour Date: March 5, 2016 (or customized)
Price: $170 USD
Meals Included: 1
lunches
Bike Rental: Included
Level of Support:Fully Supported

2015-09-13

Pacific Ocean, Turtle Island, and the Romance Highway Bike Trail

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Location: Taiwan Northeast Cape

Turtle Island is a volcanic island off the Pacific coast of Taiwan. Over the past 7000 years, there had been at least 4 recorded eruptions. This tour will take you around the Taiwan Northeast cape, admiring this lovable turtle from various angles. Enjoy visiting geological marvels such as Handleless-Teapot Mountain, Golden Falls, Elephant-Trunk Rock, and other masterpieces crafted with the immense forces supplied by two sumo-wrestling tectonic plates.

Days: 1 Day
Difficulty: Challenging
Daily Distance:
50km (700m elevation)

Things to See and Highlights

  • Visit Old Caoling Tunnel which is a bike trail converted from an old railway line.
  • Cycle the Romance Highway, and enjoy mountain bike trails as well as old hiking trails and the lighthouse.
  • Learn about historic Taiwanese streets with the local traditional culture, tasty street food and Chinese tea.

Tour Date: March 3, 2016 (or customized)
Price: $170 USD
Meals Included: 1
lunches
Bike Rental: Included
Level of Support:Fully Supported