Ecotour and Historical Exploration of Central Taiwan: Chitou & Sun-Link-Sea Forest Recreation Area 2 days tour

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Freatures of itinerary

 Wearing traditional ancient clothes and experience classic Chinese culture

Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden 

Enjoying violin performances at EP Art Museum 

Inviting the Philippine band for the live performance. 

There are three five-star hotels in Nantou: The Lalu Sun Moon Lake, Fleur de Chine Hotel, and Le Midi Hotel Chitou. This time we’ll bring you to Le Midi Hotel

Specially invite the winner of 2017 Presidential Cultural Awards – Tang Ziqi, the expert of pan flute to perform beside the Songlong Rock Waterfall for us.

Listening to the live performance of the Chinese Orchestra by MelodyLink at the century-old historical site. With the beautiful soprano voice and piano, you’ll definitely immerse yourself into the music.

Come and taste Taiwanese classic cuisine – Banquet Dishes! We had also prepared some special arrangements: The Dessert Show! It’s a special performance that you had never seen before~

VIP Service

Round-trip private transfer service

◎Free pick-up area:

▲ Taipei City: all regions

▲ New Taipei City: all regions (excluding Gongliao, Shuangxi, Pinglin, and Wulai)

▲ Keelung City: all regions (including Nuannuan, Qidu, Badu)

▲ Taoyuan City: all regions Additional charge for other area

▲Gongliao, Shuangxi, Pinglin, Wulai: NTD$700

★If you are from Yilan, welcome to contact us for further private transfer information

1 |Tour Leaders

We have selected 50 retired flight attendants as travel secretaries aka tour leaders, to provide the high quality service for you during your trip.

2 | Photographers

We will provide the profeessinal photographers to capture the beautiful moments that you experience throughout the journey.

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Tourist Information

The pictures of attractions and meals are for reference only.

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Exclusive itinerary in Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden

Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor (Egypt 5-star Historical luxury hotel built in 1886), which is located on the Nile River amid luxuriant tropical gardens and ancient temples, has become the world-famous landmarks. Here in Taiwan, Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden is one of the most fascinating places with over 200 years of history. It is the largest, most complete, and finest traditional compound in Taiwan; Only the Dahua Hall and Gong-Bao-Di are currently opened to the public.   

Let’s have an exclusive itinerary to dine at Gong-Bao-Di!

Putting on the ancient costumes and enjoying a “classic” photo-shoot experience within the century-old historical site.

  

Having Taiwanese classic cuisine – Banquet Dishes at the courtyard of Gong-Bao-Di

Come and taste Taiwanese classic cuisine – Banquet Dishes! We had also prepared some special arrangements: The Dessert Show! It’s a special performance that you had never seen before~

1894 Dahua Hall music feast

We’ll listen to the live performance of the Chinese Orchestra by MelodyLink at the century-old historical site. With the beautiful soprano voice and piano, you’ll definitely immerse yourself into the music. (This video was shot by our company chairman Mr. Tai in person.)

Sun-Link-Sea Forest Recreation Area

Let’s enjoy a forest bath at Sun-Link-Sea Forest Recreation Area. Sun Link Sea is a great place for sightseeing all year round: jogging in the morning mist, strolling under the shadow of trees at noon, admiring the pink clouds at dusk, and bask under the glow of the moonlight at night will be the most unforgettable thing during the whole trip.

Songlong Rock Waterfall 

The magnificent and beautiful scenery of Songlong Rock Waterfall known as the best view of Sun-Link Creek, contenting approximately 20,000 to 50,000 anion per cubic centimeter. Due to its high elevation and abundant rain, everything is covered by moss. Songlong waterfall is translated as a Pine Dragon in Chinese and next to the waterfall is Songlong Rock where the dragon lives.

 The expert of pan flute

We specially invite the winner of 2017 Presidential Cultural Awards – Tang Ziqi, the expert of pan flute to perform for us. Through his performance, you’ll immerse yourself in this beautiful music. The mellifluous notes flowing from the pan flute will lead you to reason. (This video was shot by our company chairman Mr. Tai in person.)

 

 

The Double Nine Drawbridge

The Double Nine Drawbridge is an important entrance from Jia-xiu Lao Creek to Tian-di-yan. It is also a great place to view the Songlong Rock Waterfall. 

Chingglong Waterfall

One of the most beloved sights among the abundance of natural scenery here is the Chingglong Waterfall, which plunges 116 meters. It’s the top waterfall of sun link sea with the fame of the prettiest waterfall in central Taiwan.


EP Art Museum

Tai Sheng-Yi, the founder of EP Art Museum, has collected his paintings for more than forty-five years. He loved painting and kept practicing his painting skill at least one day per week during childhood. Until now, he has collected five hundred to six hundred paintings by himself and all of the artworks exhibited at EP Art Museum are oil paintings. Meanwhile, this is his first art exhibition at the public in his life.

 On the other hand, there are three hundred thousand private art museums in Japan whilst there are less than thirty private art museums in Taiwan. Due to the lack of private art museum resources in Taiwan, Tai Sheng-Yi wants to provide a creative and artistic environment in Chitou, Taiwan.

 

Le Midi Hotel Chitou

There are three five-star hotels in Nantou: The Lalu Sun Moon Lake, Fleur de Chine Hotel, and Le Midi Hotel Chitou. This time we’ll bring you to Le Midi Hotel!

Live performance

Invite the Philippine band for the live performance: Jlimer; saxophone, Jess; piano, and Lerrca; lead singer. Isn’t that special, for three Filipinos singing old Hokkien songs for us? 

Performance Information
  • saxophone : Jlimer
    piano : Jess
    singer : lerrca
  • Performance repertoire
    1.愛拼才會贏
    2.夜來香
    3.家後
    4.Blowin In The Wind

    Chitou Forest Recreation Area

    Chitou Forest Recreation Area is one of Taiwan’s most noted attractions in Nantou County along with Sun Moon Lake and Cingjing Farm. Daxue Pond means University Pond in Chinese, it is the landmark of Chitou with a bamboo bridge right above the pond, boasting picturesque sceneries especially during misty days. With abundant natural beauties and ecosystems, Chitou Forest Recreation Area is the perfect destination to escape from the bustling city life.

    Adong Urn Chicken

     Let’s try the best Taiwan style roast chicken – Adong Urn Chicken! Taiwan style roast chicken is cooked in a big urn, also known as urn chicken. After it is properly roasted, the chicken skin is golden and crispy, and the meat is very soft and juicy.   

    Sun-Link-Sea Hotel Asian Banquet Dishes

    Sun-Link-Sea Hotel had carefully selected ingredients with high quality and great taste. And you could experience breathtaking views of the beautiful scenery while enjoying innovative delicacies and signature beverages.
    Zi Lin Zhuang Woods House

    Centennial Banquet Dishes in Zhushan
    This restaurant is set to tantalize every taste bud with a wide variety of delightful and tasteful dishes. That’s definitely something you haven’t seen before!

    L’Occitane

    Before we depart, you will receive a small beam pocket and a L’Occitane travel set. Mens’ travel pockets including razors, toothbrushes, and toothpaste. Whilst womens’ travel pockets are including hair clips, toothbrushes, and toothpaste. L’Occitane travel set is practical, beautiful, and easy to carry. These are all specially made by our manufacturers, just in case you are unfamiliar with the cleaning products from the hotel.


    EVIAN Natural Mineral Water

    “When I travel to different places, the most noticeable thing is the lack of drinkable water. Therefore, I have prepared EVIAN mineral water from the French Alps, especially for the trip,” said Mr. Tai.

    Wine

    “I chosen by myself, red wine originating from France, Spain, and Chile. I shall give it away to my lovely customers. Since I know that you will probably have had a tiring day, I have prepared these lovely gifts for you, and wish you can relax and have sweet dreams,” said Mr. Tai.

    Fu Hang Soy Milk

    Fu Hang Soy Milk, established in 1958, one of the wildly popular names when you search for Taiwanese breakfast. Our company chairman, Mr. Tai said, “Whenever I come here for breakfast, there is always a long queue! However, this time, you don’t need to wait; I will prepare the delicious breakfast for you on the tour bus/train. You should try their popular dish – Thick Clay Oven Rolls. It is definitely my first choice for a breakfast in Taipei.”

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    Features of this itinerary

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    Day 1

    ● 06:45  Depart from Taipei (Meet at West Gate No. 3 of Taipei Main Station)

    ● 07:11 Take Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) from Taipei Main Station to HSR Taichung Station. (Train number is subject to our final confirmation.)

    ● 07:30  Breakfast – Enjoy Fu Hang Soy Milk Breakfast prepared for you to enjoy on the train. (Fu Hang Soy Milk, established in 1958, one of the wildly popular names when you search for Taiwanese breakfast. Our company chairman, Mr. Tai said, “Whenever I come here for breakfast, there is always a long queue! You should try their popular dish – Thick Clay Oven Rolls. It is definitely my first choice for a breakfast in Taipei.”)

    It is very important to choose a nice breakfast since the day starts in the morning. Meanwhile, we will provide each of our customers a pair of headphones before we arrive.

    ● 08:15 Arrive at HSR Taichung Station.

    ● 09:00 Simple Life with Tea – Come and discover the extraordinary range of tea tasting experiences. As we know the exact provenance of each of the teas, we can share about each tea’s journey from field to cup, as well as give you an insight into the people and places behind the teas. The tea house will provide a calm and relaxing space, which allows you to focus on enjoying the tea and gaining a deeper understanding of Chinese tea and tea culture.

    ● 12:00  Lunch at Zi Lin Zhuang Woods House – Centennial Banquet Dishes in Zhushan (Meal rate: NTD$6,000+10% /table)

    ● 13:30-14:30  EP Art Museum – Tai Sheng-Yi, the founder of EP Art Museum, has collected his paintings for more than forty-five years. He loved painting and kept practicing his painting skill at least one day per week during childhood. Until now, he has collected five hundred to six hundred paintings by himself and all of the artworks exhibited at EP Art Museum are oil paintings. Meanwhile, this is his first art exhibition at the public in his life.

    ● 15:30  Chitou Forest Recreation Area – It’s one of Taiwan’s most noted attractions in Nantou County along with Sun Moon Lake and Cingjing Farm. Daxue Pond, meaning University Pond in Chinese, is the landmark of Chitou with a bamboo bridge right above the pond, boasting picturesque sceneries especially during misty days.

    ● 16:30  Quodis Arcana – Aren’t you hungry after enjoying a forest bath at Chitou Forest Recreation Area? Let’s try the best Taiwan style roast chicken – Adong Urn Chicken! Taiwan style roast chicken is cooked in a big urn, also known as urn chicken. After it is properly roasted, the chicken skin is golden and crispy, and the meat is very soft and juicy.

    ● 18:00  Check in Le Midi Hotel Chitou – There are three five-star hotels in Nantou: The Lalu Sun Moon Lake, Fleur de Chine Hotel, and Le Midi Hotel Chitou. This time we’ll bring you to Le Midi Hotel!

    ● 18:30  Dinner – Le Midi Hotel Asian Banquet Dishes. Enjoying live performance from the Philippine band. (Jlimer; saxophone, Jess; piano, and Lerrca; lead singer.) Isn’t that special for three Filipinos singing old Hokkien songs for us?

    ● 20:00  Encore performance at Lobby Bar.

    Day 2

    07:00-08:00  Breakfast at Hotel – Let’s have a cup of local coffee at indigenous café. It’s even tastier than Starbucks coffee!

    09:30  We specially invite the winner of 2017 Presidential Cultural Awards – Tang Ziqi, the expert of pan flute to perform for us. Through his performance, you’ll immerse yourself in this beautiful music. The mellifluous notes flowing from the pan flute will lead you to reason.

    ● 10:00  Songlong Rock Waterfall – The magnificent and beautiful scenery of Songlong Rock Waterfall known as the best view of Sun-Link Creek, contenting approximately 20,000 to 50,000 anion per cubic centimeter. Due to its high elevation and abundant rain, everything is covered in moss. Songlong waterfall is translated as a Pine Dragon in Chinese and next to the waterfall is Songlong Rock where the dragon lives.

    ● 12:00  Lunch at Sun-Link-Sea Hotel (Meal rate: NTD$5,000+10% /table)

    ● 14:00-16:30  Sun-Link-Sea Forest Recreation Area – Let’s enjoy a forest bath at Sun-Link-Sea Forest Recreation Area. Sun Link Sea is great for sightseeing all year round: jogging in the morning mist, strolling under the shadow of trees at noon, admiring the pink clouds at dusk, and bask under the glow of the moonlight at night will be the most unforgettable thing during the whole trip.

    Chingglong Waterfall – One of the most beloved sights among the abundance of natural scenery here is the Chingglong Waterfall, which plunges 116 meters. It’s the top waterfall of sun link sea with the fame of the prettiest waterfall in central Taiwan.

    ● 17:30-18:30 Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden – Wufeng Linjia is one of the five major families in Taiwan. Since the mid-19th century, Lin Jia has helped to calm down the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom and Dai Chaochun events and participate in the Sino-French war. Nowadays, the fifth-generation members of the Wufeng Linjia family are still actively supporting many social, art, and cultural movements in Taiwan.

    Nowadays, only the Dahua Hall and Gong-Bao-Di are currently opened to the public.

    ▲ Dahua Hall, the Fuzhou-style stage and the characteristic shed, was built for the needs of military conferences and public banquets, and was also the space for the banquet and the theater. We’ve had arranged special events here within the itinerary!

    ▲ Exclusive itinerary in Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden:
    Wearing traditional ancient clothes experience classic Chinese culture
    Having Banquet Dishes at the courtyard of Gong-Bao-Di The Dessert Show

    ● 18:30-20:00  Come and try Taiwanese classic cuisine – Banquet Dishes! We had also prepared some special arrangements: The Dessert Show! It’s a special performance you have never seen before~ (Meal rate: NTD$18,000+10% /table)

    ● 20:36  Take Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) back to Taipei. (Train number is subject to our final confirmation.)

    ● 21:39  Arrive Taipei with the most unforgettable memory!

    *In the event of extenuating circumstances affecting our original itinerary, our company has the right to adjust plans for restaurants and hotels.