Sitou: Pleasantly Surrounded By Great Nature

A 2-DAY 1-NIGHT GROUP TOUR

Let Taiwan VIP Travel lead you into a deep forest bath. In this Sitou 2D1N Group Tour, you will take a deep breath of fresh air and embrace the beautiful woodland views.

This tour also features an eerie but funny tourist attraction, the Monster Village! We also visit Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden, a national designated historical site. The vacations ends at Gaomei Wetlands, where we admire a breathtakingly beautiful sunset.

Why should you travel with us?

✓ Our travel secretaries are all former flight attendants.
✓ Expert local guides.
✓ 40 professional photographers.
✓ Tour guide system.

No forced shopping stops.
Never accept commission from the destination spots.

DATES AND PRICES

Lowest vacationer count for each trip is 20 persons.

 

Tour Highlights

Photos of attractions and restaurants are for reference only.

SUN LINK SEA FOREST RECREATION AREA

Sun Link Sea has an Autumn climate all year round; the pink Sakura, solitary twigs, red maple leaves and the fragrant orchards are some of its most beautiful characteristics.

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 Many come to sight-see in the Sun Link Sea, listen to the chirping birds under the trees, frolic with the fish by the riverside, drink refreshing spring water in the valley, watch the dancing clouds on the mountain. This is heaven on earth.

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Bamboo Room Tribe

Built by lots of bamboos, Bamboo Room Tribe was located in a spacious green grassland.

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The kind of distinctive yet delectable bamboo cuisine and the owner’s attention to every single customer must make you satisfy.

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SITOU FOREST RECREATION AREA

With an altitude of 1,150m, the Sitou Forest Recreation Area is situated in the Phoenix Mountains; it is one of NTU’s experimental forests.

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In the recreation area there are large amounts of old forests. The climate is cool and mild, with breathtaking scenic spots such as the sacred tree, University Pond, gingko forest etc. This is the perfect place for escaping from the heat of summer, going on vacations and camping trips.

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GAOMEI WETLANDS

The Gaomei Wetlands, located in the south of the mouth of Dajia River, is a land mixed with both sand and soil textures and comes in 1,500 acres.  That explains why it has complicated yet rich wetland ecology. 

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Due to its diverse geographical features, the species of its ecology is quite abundant. Every year around fall and winter, large flocks of migrating birds would come here for either short or long stay over the winter, serving as the best spot for bird-watching.

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Hoyaku

The number one bed and breakfast and restaurant in Sitou are definitely Hoyaku.

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The restaurant has been well-known for their Trout cuisine then even opens a coffee store later. With the surrounding panorama as well as diverse services, visitors will surely have a great time here.

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Le Midi Hotel

Located at an altitude of over 1,000 meters above, mountain-surrounded Le Midi Hotel owns primitive, subtropical forests and precious landscapes.

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Looking from a far distance, this hotel is like a European castle in the forest. With exquisite accommodations and comprehensive facilities, Le Midi Hotel must bring guests a leisure yet extraordinary holiday.

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WUFENG LIN FAMILY MANSION AND GARDEN

A National-designated historical site and one of the “Four Great Gardens in Taiwan,”  Wufeng Lin’s Garden (Laiyuan), located in the Azhaowu area, usually refers to the mansion and garden.

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The historical site comprises 3 parts: the Lower Mansion, the Upper Mansion, and the Lai Garden.

In 1893, Lin Wenqin constructed Laiyuan on the foothills of Wufeng, and offered performances to entertain his mother. The name of the gardens derives from the story of the filial Old Master Lai, who even after reaching 70 years of age, would still dress in gaudy clothing to entertain his elderly parents.

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HOUFENG BIKEWAY

Houfeng Bike Way is one of the most popular bikeways in Taichung. 

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The place attracts countless people every weekend. The bike way was originally a tunnel, and it goes all the way to Houli Train Station. While riding the bike, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and breeze in fresh air.

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Wu Chi New Palace Restaurant

They are well-known for their seafood cuisine.

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ITINERARY OVERVIEW

DAY 1: WUFENG LIN MANSION / SUN LINK SEA

07:00  Gather up at Exit no.2 of Taipei Metro Zhongxiao Fuxing Station, and board the comfortable tour bus that will accompany your trip.
07:30  Enjoy a delicious breakfast on board. Fuhang Soy Milk is a renowned eatery that attracts a scary-long queue every day. You will also receive the Tour System headphones and a complimentary L’Occitane toiletry set. (On Mondays Fuhang Soy Milk is not open, so you will receive breakfast from Mos Burger instead.)
09:30  Arrival at Taichung High-Speed Railway station.
10:00  Tour Wufeng Lin Family Mansion and Garden with a local guide. This well preserved national heritage site is a must-go attraction of Nantou.
12:00  Lunch at Bamboo Room Tribe for a bamboo-shoot feast, as well as oven-roasted chicken from Adong.
14:30  Visit Sun Link Sea Forest Recreation Area. Sunglungyen Waterfall, located within Sun Link Sea, is one of the most beautiful natural attractions in Taiwan!
18:00  Check in at Le Midi Hotel.
18:30  Dinner: Le Midi Hotel, savor Chinese food and enjoy Philippine musical performances!


DAY 2: SITOU FOREST BATH / HOUFENG BIKEWAY / GAOMEI WETLANDS

08:00  Hotel breakfast.
09:00  We head over to Sitou Forest Recreation Area and enjoy a relaxing “forest bath.” Highlight spots include the mystically beautiful University Pond (Daxue Pond) .
12:00  Lunch at Hoyaku Restaurant.
14:30  Cycling along Houfeng Bikeway, you will go through the century-old Houfeng No.9 Tunnel and get close to the beautiful views of Dajia River. Don’t worry, we prepared electric bikes, so the ride will be easy to finish.
16:30  Gaomei Wetlands is an excellent location for bird-watching. The wind turbines are also a charming sight.
18:30  Dinner at Wu Chi New Palace Restaurant.
20:00  The trip ends. We board our tour bus and return to Taipei.
22:00  Arrival at Taipei.

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