Discover the Essence of Taiwan
A 2 Day 1 Night Group Tour
Our Tainan 2D1N Group Tour will enable you to have a deeper understanding of Tainan, the oldest city in Taiwan. Visit the city’s historical and modern attractions, and explore the luscious mangrove forests and wetlands.
The gastronomic scene of Tainan is extremely satisfying. On this trip, you will savor the very best of Tainan traditional cuisine, including Du Hsiao Yueh Tainan, Chou’s Shrimp Rolls, and more!
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.
TYPE 1: LODGING AT SILKS PLACE TAINAN
TYPE 2: LODGING AT SHANGRI-LA’S FAR EASTERN PLAZA HOTEL, TAINAN
Photos of attractions and restaurants are for reference only.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF TAIWAN HISTORY
Covering an area over 20 hectares with about 10 hectares of nature reservation, the National Museum of Taiwan History contains 60,000 artifacts spanning the Aboriginal, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese, British, and Japanese influences on Taiwan.
The Museum’s Park includes two lakes, a bamboo house, an ecological education center, and The Cloud Wall, which serves as the signage for the museum, is a huge wall of 1350 solar panels sitting on the edge of a pond.
It also helps power the exhibition hall, signifying the museum’s commitment to ecology. The park is an attractive and well-designed space worth checking out for its own sake.
Chou’s Shrimp Rolls
This 50-year-old store is especially famous for its deep-fried shrimp rolls.
Satisfyingly, this restaurant has a lot more to offer; its Banquet Hall Feast menu serves over ten dishes of Tainan’s most iconic snack food, including Milkfish porridge, eel stir-fry, oyster omelet and a lot more!
SICAO GREEN TUNNEL
Sicao Green Tunnel is quickly becoming a top favorite attraction, passing through the verdant tunnel is a dream-like ride.
There are 3 types of mangroves trees existent here: Avicennia Marina, Limnitzera Racemosa, and a few Rhisophora Stylosa trees.
A rich myriad of fauna can also be spotted, from crustaceans to fish and birds, this cruise is a great learning opportunity for children.
TAIJIANG FISHING PARADISE
A boat riding trip over Taijiang Lake with various stops along the way to have a close view of the many wild lives around the area.
A guide will also provide a comprehensive introduction of Diaozeng, as well as a fishing technique that involves fishnets hung on bamboo poles.
Traditional Taiwan Feast
You will be able to sample all of the best and most authentic Tainan street food comfortably in such an elegant space charmingly decorated to resemble the old-time Tainan ambiance.
Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel
With an average size of 50 square meters, the 333 guestrooms and suites at Shangri-La Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Tainan, are the largest in the city.
The rooms showcase elegant, Asian-inspired décor with contemporary accents, distinguishing the hotel from other luxury hotels in Tainan.
Silks Place Tainan
Superbly positioned for both business and leisure, Silks Place Tainan is situated in the heart of this enchanting city that was once a bustling cultural capital.
A mere thirty-minute drive from Tainan High-Speed Rail station, we are just a steps away from Shin Kong Mitsukoshi shopping district and major historic landmarks.
HAYASHI DEPARTMENT STORE
Built in 1932, Hayashi Department Store was the biggest department store in Tainan and the local once called it “Wu Ceng Lou Zi’ ( which means five-story building in Chinese).
It was named after its Japanese owner, Mr. Hayashi. Visitors can see the character “Hayashi” shown on the billboard. The first elevator in Tainan also sits in this department store.
ANPING TREE HOUSE
Considering the bricks that were used to construct this houses were gotten from Anping Fort, it is assumed that it have been built during the end of 19th century and the beginning of Japanese colonization.
Originally serving as office and warehouse of UK trade agency Tait., these buildings were later abandoned, and over the years one of the warehouses became one with overgrown Banyan trees. A narrow wooden platform guides visitors across the “tree house” that is now a famous tourist attraction.
TEN DRUM CULTURAL VILLAGE
Opened in 2007 and located in the suburbs of Tainan, Ten Drum Cultural Village is isolated from hustle and bustle of big city by a quiet forest trail.
It covers an area of 5 hectares with 16 old-fashioned warehouses built in Taiwan’s Japan-ruled period (1895 to 1945) by Rende Sugar Refinery. The now restored cultural village is home to a drum museum, restaurants, souvenir shops, and many theaters.
Du Hsiao Yueh Tainan
After 113 years, Du Hsiao Yueh still offers the same classic Tainan cuisines, attracting foodies from all over the world!
At the end of 19th century, the founder of Du Hsiao Yueh started to sell noodles with minced pork sauce in front of Shuixian Temple. Because he carries the products with a bamboo pole called Ta-a, his noodles were called Ta-a Noodles. Ta-a noodles have now entered their 4th generation, but the deliciousness has stayed the same.
Chimei Museum is a comprehensive museum with wide collections of Western art, weaponry, musical instruments and natural history.
The museum was first established and housed in the administration building of the Chi Mei Corporation in 1992, relocated to the Tainan Metropolitan Park in 2014, and then reopened in 2015.
Wuqi New Palace Seafood Restaurant
They have the most beautiful view and the most comprehensive facilities for organizing the banquet.
DAY 1: NATIONAL MUSEUM OF TAIWAN HISTORY / SICAO GREEN TUNNEL / TAIJIANG FISHING PARADISE / HAYASHI DEPARTMENT STORE
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.)
11:00 We start our Tainan expedition at the National Museum of Taiwan History, this spot will let you learn about life in Taiwan through life-size interactive displays with the company of a knowledgeable tour guide.
12:40 Lunch at Chou’s Shrimp Rolls. People in Tainan are ardent foodies, so it is very impressive how Chou’s continues to capture their hearts.
14:30 Sicao Green Tunnel, a raft ride along a narrow canal covered by luscious green mangrove trees. This attraction is known as “mini amazon tour”, but Taiwan’s distinctive flora makes it a unique natural experience.
15:30 Taijiang Fishing Paradise is a place that showcases the creativity and natural beauty of life in Taiwan. A guide patiently demonstrates how fishermen catch prey and introduce the surrounding nature.
17:40 Dinner: savor Tainan’s iconic snacks at Traditional Taiwan Feast, or Amei Restaurant.
19:00 We visit Hayashi Department Store accompanied by a local tour guide who will tell us the stories of this historical building.
20:00 Check in at Silks Place Tainan Hotel or Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Tainan.
DAY 2: ANPING TREE HOUSE / TENDRUM CULTURAL PARK / CHIMEI MUSEUM
07:00 Hotel breakfast.
08:30 Anping Tree House, the highlight of this spot is the historic warehouse which has been covered by those overgrown trees.
10:00 Tendrum Cultural Park was renovated from a-century-old sugar refinery and is now operated by renowned percussion group Tendrum. Moreover, their powerful performances are just unforgettable!
12:30 Lunch at Du Hsiao Yueh, their Ta-a noodle is a must have that has been reported by numerous publications worldwide.
14:30 Chimei Museum’s monumental facade cost 2 billion Taiwan dollars to build. The collection displays within are equally splendid, spanning from artworks of Rodin to fossils and even antique armor!
18:00 Dinner at Taichung New Palace Seafood Restaurant. They have the most beautiful view and complete facilities for organizing the banquet.
20:00 We depart from Tainan and return to Taipei.
22:00 Arrival at Taipei and end of this tour.
*On special circumstances, dining and lodging location might be changed into a different place of the same value.
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