Multi-Day Tour | Independent, Private

Classic Taiwan (6 days)

Remote Lands, Inc

Taipei, Taiwan To TAROKO GORGE, Taiwan

Valid for Departures Now Through: 18 Mar 2019


Day 1
Taipei, Taiwan
Villa 32 Dinner

Begin your luxury vacation in Taiwan’s largest city, Taipei. Check in to one of our two recommended luxury hotels, either Villa 32, or W Hotel. Grab some amazing deals as you shop in Ximending - the first pedestrian zone in Taipei. Also know as Ximen Red House, there are street performers and excitement everywhere. At night, visit the Shilin Night Market - the most famous and largest night market in the bustling city. Sample traditional Taiwanese ribs, sausages and sticky rice in the food section of the market before snagging more discounted souvenirs and goodies.

Day 2
Taipei, Taiwan
Villa 32 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Start your day by perusing the antique National Palace Museum. See the vast collection that was reclaimed after being liberated from China. With nearly 700,000 works of art, you will have plenty to enjoy. Next, view religious life at the beautiful, historic Longshan Temple. Vibrant red arched roofs and gold plating make this temple a rare gem. Top off the cultured day by stepping into modern times at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) in an important Japanese-era building.

Day 3
Taipei, Taiwan
Villa 32 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On your final day in Taipei, stroll in the massive forested national park, Yangmingshan. Smell the fresh florals in the park’s many flower gardens.  After stretching your legs, rest them in Wulai’s hot springs. Enjoy the natural pools in the aboriginal village. Return for your final night in your luxury Taipei hotel.

Day 4
The Lalu Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Leaving Taipei, travel to the home of the Thao tribe, and explore the Sun Moon Lake. This is the largest body of water in Taiwan. Settle in to your luxury room at The Lalu, before taking a boat tour from the Shueishe Wharf, where you can snap a breathtaking picture of the incredible lake surrounded by natural greenery. End the day at a traditional tea factory sampling the different Taiwanese flavors.

Day 5
The Lalu Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Marvel at the view of Sun Moon Lake as you ride in a cable car on the Ropeway. Continue on to visit the Wenwu Temple, located on the shoulder of the mountain and on Sun Moon Lake. Rebuilt after the 1999 earthquake, the classic temple is in pristine condition. Next, marvel at the vast amount of marble at Taroko Gorge. After checking in to your luxury room at Silks Place, stretch your legs and climb to the top of the gorge for a stunning view of the natural scenery below.

Day 6
Silks Place Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Take your adventure to the next level as you river trace in the Taroko Gorge. Truly the best way to enjoy the view, you will combine climbing and hiking in the picturesque (and safe) environment. Visit the Changchun Shrine, or the Eternal Spring Shrine. The shrine commemorates the 212 construction workers who died building the Central Cross-Island Highway. Put on your waterproof gear when you visit the Shuilian Cave, or the Water Curtain Cave. Brought to fame by the novel, Journey to the West, this is where the main character sought enlightenment. Before your journey ends, hike the Shakadang Trail, or Mysterious Valley Trail, built along the river’s edge, and get one last glimpse of the postcard-perfect views.

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VIP Arrival

The following VIP services are complimentary for all Virtuoso guests upon arrival at participating airports.

  • Meet and greet as you disembark the aircraft
  • Luggage assistance
  • Escort through immigration and customs formalities
  • Escort to your private guide

Further services may be available, contingent upon individual airport regulations. Please enquire for further details.

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Explore this undiscovered island located off the southern mainland of China with this exciting 6-day luxury Taiwan itinerary. Experience the juxtaposition of ancient temples and towering skyscrapers on the age-old landscape. Taipei is a cultural epicenter with a unique lifestyle. Located on the “ring of fire,” relax in a soothing natural hot spring, while absorbing the stunning scenery.


Shop ‘til you drop in the first pedestrian zone, Ximending, in Taipei

Absorb the natural beauty of Sun Moon Lake

See the cave from the famous novel, Journey into the West

Relax in the natural hot springs in the aboriginal village of Wulai

About Us

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Refund Policy
  • Fully refundable, less a 15% of total trip price cancellation fee, if cancelled 91 days or more before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor
  • 50% of total trip price refundable if cancelled 30-90 days before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor
  • No refund less than 30 days before departure

  • Please note that some vendors have onerous cancellation policies with substantial penalties for changes where funds paid are non-refundable

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By: Squash1

Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2013

excellent at making sure everything is taken care of...personal cell phone contact appreciated and very customized orientation...also very nice
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Bush

Excellent package

By: Mike53-Birmingham

Reviewed on: 27 Nov 2013

Shangri La Rasa Ria Resort in Kota Kinabalu was fantastic as was the Kinabatangan River Resort. Raimie our guide was first-rate!
Travel Advisor:  Deborah Barth


By: Dustin and Eli

Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2018

Remote Lands coordinated our trip and made the experience worry-free. All of our transfers and guides were on time, professional, kind and even went above and beyond when a couple of unexpected needs arose. Thank you!
Travel Advisor:  Geraldine Hasting

Taiwan 2018 trip

By: Cindi

Reviewed on: 29 Mar 2018

Wonderful experience! This was my daughter’s senior trip prior to going away to college and it was everything I’d hoped it would be. Great guide, driver, travel agent, etc. Overall a very positive experience!!
Travel Advisor:  Deanna Byrd

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By: Mike

Reviewed on: 18 May 2018

we had to different tour guides, both were just excellent and well worth the money definitely made the trip more memorable
Travel Advisor:  Jason Swaye


By: Joel and Kathy

Reviewed on: 17 Jun 2018

The Remote Lands Guides were excellent. The cars used for transportation were roomy and clean. The hotels were 5 star and their attention to detail was over the top. There was only perfection from the people we met and it was also comforting to know that our trip was being carefully monitored by Remote Lands supervisors every step of the way. We would recommend Remote Lands to anyone needing exceptional service in Asia.
Travel Advisor:  Kate Winslow

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By: Morty

Reviewed on: 16 Oct 2018

Terrific professionals! Looked out for us the entire time we were on the road!! Many thanks!
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Elias