2015-09-13

Shih-Men Dam Visit and 17K Stretch of Hsinchu’s Coastline

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Location: Taoyuan County and Hsinchu coastline

Yingge, located in Taipei County (to the south of Taipei), is famous for its high concentration of potters, and almost all attractions are located within a 10min ride of the Yingge train station. Travelers can take the buses from hotels to Yingge, and enjoy riding and an afternoon tea at suburban area full of historic and culture atmosphere.  Shihmen Reservoir, located in Longtan Township, Taoyuan County, opened to the public in 1964, and is one of Taiwan’s major reservoirs now supply water to more than three million people in northern Taiwan.  Hsinchu’s 17 kilometer long coastline boasts many spectacular scenic spots from Nanliao’s Hsinchu Harbor to the Nankang Bird Watching Area which includes harbors, ecological park, and bird watching areas.

Days: 2 Days
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Total Distance:90km

Things to See and Highlights

  • Experience Taiwan’s ceramic capital, Yingge, and its famous Old Street.
  • Explore the trails besides the Tahan River, and visit the baroque-style Tahsi bridge, built in the eighteenth century
  • Sankeng Historic Street allows riders to enjoy the beauty of the farmlands
  • Pay a visit to Shihmen Dam, once the largest reservoir in Southeast Asia
  • Visits to small historic towns offer you an unbeatable experience of browsing through a variety of the local traditional hardware stores.
  • Enjoy biking on 17 kilometers of the splendid coastline. Enjoy the gentle ocean breezes, blue sky and fascinating local architecture.
  • Delicious food, picturesque views and great entertainment!

Tour Date: 25-26 February, 2016 (or customized)
Tour Price: $380 USD
Meals Included: 1 breakfast, 2 
lunches, 1 dinner
Accommodation: 1 night
Bike Rental: Included
Level of Support: Fully Supported

2015-09-13

Discover the beauty of the Taipei Riverside and Ceramics Culture Tour

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Location: Dadaocheng Old Street and Yingge Old Township

Dadaocheng, which used to be the main gateway into Taipei, is today crowded with many shops dealing tea and fabrics, the main items that were traded during the colorful and memorable past of Dadaocheng. There is also a bikeway by the wharf for riverside cycling in scenic and historic surroundings. Yingge, located in Taipei County (to the south of Taipei), is famous for its high concentration of potters. Almost all attractions are located within a 10 minute ride of the train station. Travelers can enjoy riding on the bike paths and walking on Yingge old street with local traditional culture.

Days: 1 Day
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Total Distance: 50km

Things to See and Highlights

  • Experience a taste of history in a fantastic leisure ride along the river.
  • Enjoy the performances of the local street artists by the riverside while resting after a ride.
  • Experience Moon Bridge, which is open for biking and pedestrian traffic only. You can enjoy the crystal clear water during the day time and dazzling neon lights at night.
  • Experience Taiwan’s ceramic capital, Yingge and its famous Old Street.

Tour Date: March 2, 2016 (or customized)
Tour Price: $170 USD
Meals Included: 1 lunch
Bike Rental: Included
Level of Support: Fully Supported

2015-09-13

Old Railway Station Visits and Taiwan Strait View Tour

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Location: Miaoli County

The history of railroads in Taiwan dates back to 1887, in the declining years of the Qing Dynasty. They embody a deep affinity with the development of local culture and society. From this tour, you will visit 5 old stations which are wood-made architectures.  Besides, two beautiful bike ways are included in this tour that demonstrates splendid green tunnel and riverside. We also guide you to 5 local fisherman wharfs, and taste some seafood in this trip.

Days: 1 Day
Difficulty: Easy
Total Distance: 55km

Things to See and Highlights

  • In this journey, you will visit 5 hundred-year old railway stations which are made of wood, and have 3 stations in seaside, 2 stations in mountain side.
  • Riding on seaside bikeways of Hsinchu 17 km coastline and Miaoli Green Light bikewy allow you to enjoy the natural scenery and eco environment
  • Biking through 5 special local fisherman wharfs, and taste local seafood

Tour Date: 4 March, 2016 (or customized)
Tour Price: $180 USD
Meals Included: 1 lunch
Bike Rental: Included
Level of Support: Fully Supported