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

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