Matsu Islands
For the bird-watch fanatics

A 4 Day 3 Night Group Tour

Immerse yourself in the unique tranquil surroundings of Matsu Islands, and search for fluorescent Sea of Stars for a truly surreal vacation that you will remember for life.

This Matsu 4D3N Group Tour invites you to fall in love with Matsu by getting to know their Mindong-style settlements, military attractions, and granite coastlines. What’s more, we especially included a boat ride for a bird-watching tour, with luck we might spot a rare Chinese crested tern!

Why should you travel with us?

✓ All travel secretaries are former flight attendants.
✓ Expert local guides.
✓ Tour guide system.
✓ No forced shopping stops.
✓ Never accept commission from destination spots.

Comfortable airport shuttle.
✓ VIP Terminal Service available for additional purchase. Relax in the airport VIP lounge while a specialist takes care of airport formalities.

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With VIP Terminal service, you will go through customs at a private location with a specialist that will make sure the process is hassle-free and enjoyable.

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A specialist offer assistance with airport formalities including luggage check-in and immigration customs clearance.

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During your free-time before boarding the fight, relax at the lavishly decorated VIP Lounge equipped with internet service.

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The Lounge offers a wide selection of food, soft drinks, wines and cocktails.

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On boarding time, a private pick up service will transfer you to the boarding gate.

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DATES AND PRICES

Lowest vacationer count for each trip is 16 persons.

 

Tour Highlights

Photos of attractions and restaurants are for reference only.

Matsu Sea of Stars

Sea of Stars refers to a natural phenomenon created by little marine creatures that emit blue fluorescent lights when disturbed by ocean waves.

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Because Sea of Stars appearing there must be strong southern winds to create big waves that will unsettle the creatures to emit fluorescent lights, the phenomenon is most likely to happen between the months of May and September.

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Taima Star Cruise

Because of heavy fogs, flights to Matsu are regularly delayed or canceled, that’s why we chose to travel by cruise instead.

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Taima Star Cruise is the most comfortable of all the vessel choices, each cabin has room offers room for 6 beds. On our return trip, Yuanxiang Dance Group from will provide entertainment with authentic aboriginal-styled performances!

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Keelung Evergreen Laurel Hotel

On the 18th floor of Keelung Evergreen Laurel Hotel, feast on the freshest seafood while enjoying the beautiful night-time views of Keelung Harbor.

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Qinbi Village

Qinbi has the best-preserved eastern Fujian-style buildings in all of Matsu, and it is much favored by local and foreign architectural, cultural, and artistic circles.

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It was originally developed in the late Qing Dynasty by the family named Chen from Fujian Province. The granite houses are stepped up the steep mountain, one orderly level above another.

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Wanjiaxiang Wonton Restaurant

Wonton is one of traditional local cuisine in Matsu.

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Cannon 240 in Matsu

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Tunnel 88

Tunnel 88 was finished in 1974 and named Tunnel 88 to commemorate Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek’s 88th birthday. Today the main tunnel is used to store jugs of old wine.

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It maintains a stable temperature of 15-20 degrees Celsius, making it perfect for the storage of alcoholic beverages.

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Lin Yihe Factory

This distillery not only offers classes for making the famous Matsu wine but also serves delicious food that goes very well with wine.

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Lin Yihe Factory: Make Wine By Yourself

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Dahan Stronghold

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Jinsha Settlement

Jinsha was originally named for the fine golden sand (jinsha) that covered its beach; the writing of the name has changed, but its pronunciation remains the same.

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In early years Jinsha’s people lived by fishing along with fermenting wine or operating medicine shops, opium dens, or other establishments. It was the island’s second-largest village and had its own private school. The cluster of old houses along the stony stairs and the vitalization of idle spaces have made Jinsha one of Matsu’s foremost tourist attractions.

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Hogo Grandma

This restaurant located in a historic Mingnan styles house is extremely popular among foodies. For those who want to try authentic Matsu cuisine, Hogo Grandma is the best choice.

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Beihai Tunnel

Nangan’s Beihai (North Sea) Tunnel is a five-star tourist site.

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If you don’t come here, you haven’t been to Matsu! Beihai Tunnel runs from the Tieban Coast deep into the heart of the hills in a lattice shape. The tunnel is truly an achievement of almost supernatural proportions.

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Sengnong Hotel Nangan

Sengnong Hotel Nangan is the hotel with the most rooms in all of Matsu County. Featuring a nostalgic setting and friendly service offers a comfortable lodging choice.

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Qingbi Pirate House

The finest workmanship is seen in a house built during World War II by the director of the Beigan unit of the Peace and National Salvation Army, a man named Chen Zhong-ping. Today, it is called “Pirate’s House.”

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Daqiu Island

Daqiu is located to the north of Beigan, adjacent to Gaodeng. In the past, it has been both home to civilians and a post for the military,

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but with the migration of the residential population and the pullout of the Armed Forces, Daqiu has become the largest uninhabited island in Mazu which may be visited. In recent years, with the restoration of the footpath around the island and the successful breeding of the Formosan sika deer has turned the island a deer-watching paradise.

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QIAO ZAI VILLAGE

No. 151, Qiao-Zai Village is the registered residence of Sheng-Tong Day in Matsu!

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Luoshan Nature Trail

In earlier times the Luoshan Nature Trail, running between mountain and sea, was a path used by oystermen and fishermen. Monsoon winds that sweep the route of the trail have limited the growth of ground cover,

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but the protected Japanese eurya is seen everywhere, sculpted by the wind into shapes as elegant as bonsai. In April and May, the wild lilies burst into bloom under the trees and alongside the trail in a beautiful profusion of blossoms. At one spot along the shore is a rock in the shape of Confucius, standing quietly listening to the waves. The Luoshan Nature Trail offers exercise, beautiful landscapes, waves lapping at the shore, even rock fishing, with the tranquil mountains and surging seas before your eyes.

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Bird Watching at Beigan Island

Here you can see Thalasseus Bernsteini, the kind of seagulls that is very uncommon all over the world!

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Chinbe Aegean Sea

A bed and breakfast you must stay when traveling around Matsu.

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Just Coffe Hostel

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Long-He Mindong Restaurant

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Itinerary Overview

Type 1: Departure on odd dates

Day 1: Buffet Dinner at Evergreen Laurel Hotel Keelung / Keelung Night Market / Departure to Matsu via Taima Star Cruise

17:00 Gather up at exit no.2 of Zhongxiao Fuxing Taipei Metro Station.
18:00 Enjoy a buffet dinner at the 18th floor of Keelung Evergreen Laurel Hotel. The food is delicious and the night views of Keelung Harbor add a romantic ambiance to your dining experience. Don’t forget to try their fragrantly sweet Chinese almond tea!
20:00 Keelung Night Market is one of the most beloved Taiwan night market. You can pick up snacks for your cruise trip or choose souvenirs to bring back home.
21:00 Gather at Keelung Harbor to prepare for boarding procedures. You will also receive the Tour System headphones and a complimentary L’OCCITANE toiletry set.
22:00 The cruise sets sail for Matsu.


Day 2: Meishi Company / Statue of the Goddess Mazu / Beihai Tunnel / Linyihe Factory / Tunnel 88 / Jingsha Village

06:30 Arrival at Nangan.
07:15 Breakfast: wonton soup at Wanjiaxiang 2, a local breakfast favorite.
08:00 Coffee at 7-11, convenience-store coffee is a low-key specialty of Taiwan.
08:30 Check in at Sengnong Hotel
09:00 Meishi Company is home to a Black Dragon Cannon (240 mm Howitzer M1), one of the most precious possessions of the Matsu Islands.
10:00 The Statue of the Goddess Mazu is 28.8 m tall and stands facing with ocean, protecting her believers.
11:00 Explore the sights Beihai Tunnel and enjoy a Sanpam (wooden boat) ride through the historic tunnel.
12:00 Lunch at Linyihe Factory or Travel Hero House.
13:30 Sightseeing at Tunnel 88 and Matsu Distillery. Formerly used to accommodate military vehicles, Tunnel 88 is now a storage place for Kaoliang liquor, the tunnel’s constant temperature of 15-20 Celsius degrees making it an ideal environment to preserve spirits.
15:00 Back at Lin Yihe Factory for a 90-minute rice wine making class, you can bring home one jug of authentic Taiwanese liquor.
16:00 Jinsha Village was named after its golden beaches. A quirky attraction of Jingsha Village is a public bathroom located inside a colorful military pillbox.
17:00 Dinner at Hogo Grandma, sample local dishes of Matsu.
19:30 Tonight, we will observe Sea of Stars closely at Beihai Tunnel by rowing towards them on a sampan boat.
21:30 Have a good night sleep at Sengnong Hotel Nangan.


Day 3: Boat Tour Around Beigan Island / Daqiu Island / Qingbi Village / Luoshan Natural Trail

07:00 Hotel breakfast.
08:30 Bird watching by boat, when you see the flocks of seagulls flying at the harbor, you may find yourself unable to believe that seeing Matsu’s seagulls could be so easy.
09:00 We change boats and in the company of a local guide, embark on an excursion to discover the granite cliffs around Beigan Island.
10:00 Boat ride to Daqiu Island, a secret spot with charming views that only insiders know.
10:30 Take a stroll through Daqiu Island’s footpath; the views are breathtakingly beautiful. If you meet a Formosan sika deer, then feed them a deer cracker!
13:00 Back at Beigan Island, we have lunch at Sea Dragon Restaurant.
14:30 Qinbi Village has the best-preserved Fujian-style buildings in all of Matsu, and it is much favored by architectural, cultural, and artistic circles.
16:30 Hike along Luoshan Natural Trail, a historic path used by oystermen and fishermen.
18:30 Dinner at Hong XinPing Seafood Restaurant.
20:00 Before ending the night, we board a boat to chase Sea of Stars one last time.
21:30 Rest at the B&B.


Day 4: Depature to Keelung via Taima Star Cruise / On Deck Entertainment

07:00 Breakfast at the B&B.
08:30 Prepare to return to Keelung at Nangan Fu’Ao Harbour, and board Taima Star Cruise.
12:00 Lunch on deck: Pork filled rice dumplings, and Yiping stew. We prepared some nostalgic Taiwanese cuisine with authentic Matsu-style flavors.
15:00 Enjoy a musical performance by Yuanxiang Dance Group. Join a singing and dancing party with people from the Amis Tribe.
18:00 Arrival at Keelung Harbour, the tour ends with the company of beautiful sunset views.



Type 2:Departure on even dates

Day 1: Buffet Dinner at Evergreen Laurel Hotel Keelung / Keelung Night Market / Departure to Matsu via Taima Star Cruise

17:00 Gather up at exit no.2 of Zhongxiao Fuxing Taipei Metro Station.
18:00 Enjoy a buffet dinner at the 18th floor of Keelung Evergreen Laurel Hotel. The food is delicious and the night views of Keelung Harbor add a romantic ambiance to your dining experience. Don’t forget to try their fragrantly sweet Chinese almond tea!
20:00  Keelung Night Market is one of the most beloved Taiwan night market. You can pick up snacks for your cruise trip or choose souvenirs to bring back home.
21:00 Gather at Keelung Harbor to prepare for boarding procedures. You will also receive the Tour System headphones and a complimentary L’OCCINATE toiletry set.
22:00 The cruise sets sail for Matsu.


Day 2: Tunnel 88 / Linyihe Factory / Beihai Tunnel / Jingsha Village

08:30 Arrival at Nangan
08:45 Breakfast: wonton soup at Wanjiaxiang 2, a local breakfast favorite.
09:30 Coffee at 7-11, convenience-store coffee is a low-key specialty of Taiwan.
10:00 Sightseeing at Tunnel 88 and Matsu Distillery. Formerly used to accommodate military vehicles, Tunnel 88 is now a storage place for Kaoliang liquor, the tunnel’s constant temperature of 15-20 Celsius degrees making it an ideal environment to preserve spirits.
11:30 Lunch at Linyihe Factory or Travel Hero House.
13:00 Explore the sights Beihai Tunnel and enjoy a Sanpam (wooden boat) ride through the historic tunnel.
14:00 Jinsha Village was named after its golden beaches. A quirky attraction of Jingsha Village is a public bathroom located inside a colorful military pillbox.
15:00 Back at Lin Yihe Factory for a 90-minute rice wine making class, you can bring home one jug of authentic Taiwanese liquor.
17:00 Dinner at Hogo Grandma, sample local dishes of Matsu.
19:30 Tonight, we will observe Sea of Stars closely at Beihai Tunnel by rowing towards them on a sampan boat.
21:30 Have a good night sleep at Sengnong Hotel Nangan.


Day 3: Boat Tour Around Beigan Island / Daqiu Island / Qingbi Village / Luoshan Natural Trail

07:00 Hotel breakfast.
08:30 Bird watching by boat, when you see the flocks of seagulls flying at the harbor, you may find yourself unable to believe that seeing Matsu’s seagulls could be so easy.
09:00 We change boats and in the company of a local guide, embark on an excursion to discover the granite cliffs around Beigan Island.
10:00 Boat ride to Daqiu Island, a secret spot with charming views that only insiders know.
10:30 Take a stroll through Daqiu Island’s footpath; the views are breathtakingly beautiful. If you meet a Formosan sika deer, then feed them a deer cracker!
13:00 Back at Beigan Island, we have lunch at Sea Dragon Restaurant.
14:30 Qinbi Village has the best-preserved Fujian-style buildings in all of Matsu, and it is much favored by architectural, cultural, and artistic circles.
16:30 Hike along Luoshan Natural Trail, a historic path used by oystermen and fishermen.
18:30 Dinner at Hong XinPing Seafood Restaurant.
20:00 Before ending the night, we board a boat to chase Sea of Stars one last time.
21:30 Rest at the B&B.


Day 4: Departure to Keelung via Taima Star Cruise / On Deck Entertainment

07:00 Breakfast at the B&B.
08:30 Prepare to return to Keelung at Nangan Fu’Ao Harbour, and board Taima Star Cruise.
12:00 Lunch on deck: Pork filled rice dumplings, and Yiping stew. We prepared some nostalgic Taiwanese cuisine with authentic Matsu-style flavors.
13:30 Enjoy a musical performance by Yuanxiang Dance Group. Join a singing and dancing party with people from the Amis Tribe.
16:30 Arrival at Keelung Harbour, the tour ends with the company of beautiful sunset views.

*On special circumstances, dining and lodging location might be changed into a different place of the same value.