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The Hinoki Village , East District
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Mountain
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A popular attraction among locals, Hehuanshan National Forest Recreation Area serves as one of the only places in Taiwan where visitors can s
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Scenic Walking Area
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Take a trip to Alishan Forestry Village & Hinoki Village to discover Japanese-style houses and carefully planned gardens. The small buildings
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Duration: 5 days
From the north to the south, there is no shortage of amazing, awe-inspiring and fascinating places to explore in Taiwan. But how to maximize your vacation with limited time and budget can be a little challenging. No worries. We’ve got you covered. On this 5-day package tour to Taiwan, you will visit all the must-see tourist spots and get the chance to stay in the local 5-star hotels for 4 nights! You will visit the remarkable natural sites such as Sun Moon Lake, Kenting National Park, East Coast National Scenic Area and Taroko National Park, to witness Taiwan’s most spectacular natural wonders. Aside from the stunning natural landscapes, the man-made attractions such as Ci’en Pagoda, Fo Guang Shan Monastery, Liuhe Night Market, Eluanpi Lighthouse, etc, will give you more insights into Taiwan’s diverse culture and the history of each place your visit. Book this 5-day Taiwan round island tour and make the most out of your trip to Taiwan!
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Forest
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At Alishan National Forest Recreation Area you, can hike in the scenic mountain surroundings, and take in nationally renowned views, enhanced
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Art Museum
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Chiayi

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The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan. A lively hub in the southwestern plains of Taiwan, Chiayi benefits with from a rich cultural heritage, with its history reaching back as far as 17th century Qing Dynasty. Home to the country annual Wind Music and Stone Carving Festivals, the town resonates with culture. Most visitors on a Chiayi vacation plan to make use of the mountain railway, starting from the city and travelling deep into the surrounding rugged mountain landscape. Use our Taiwan trip planner to plan your trip to Chiayi and other destinations in Taiwan.

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Where to stay in Chiayi

Chiayi offers a wide range of accommodation to suit every budget. Concentrated downtown around the central train station, options include budget motels, high-rise complexes with panoramic views, and boutique upscale hotels. Head northeast along the central thoroughfare in front of the station toward Hinoki Village for some of city's most popular premium lodging. For those traveling on a budget, hostels are an option; you'll find them scattered across the city in prime locations positioned within convenient walking distance of Chiayi sightseeing.
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