Visit the original village of Rukai Tribe: Wutai & Liuqiu Island 3 days tour

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Freatures of itinerary

Becoming a Rukai Prince or Princess for a Day

Wearing traditional aboriginal costume

Experience the Harvest Festival-Stabbing a lucky ball, swinging, sitting in a sedan chair

Having lunch at Rukai Harvest Cuisine Festival

Snorkeling experience at the 5th of the World’s Best Snorkeling Destinations

Exclusive itinerary – Charter ferry to Liuqiu Island (Little Liuqiu)

Seeing the World War II airdrop box and the World War I medal at Mas de Pers Homestay

Enjoying the most authentic Southern French cuisine at Mas de Pers Homestay

Sailing at Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area

DIY Handmade glass beads at Dragonfly Beads Art Studio

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Round-trip private transfer service

◎Free pick-up area:

▲ Taipei City: all regions

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

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

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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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Exploration and adventure in Little Liuqiu – Beauty Cave, Wild Boar Trench, Black Devil Cave.
Beauty Cave, one of the scenic spots, was built in 1075. According to legend, a beautiful and charming lady with long hair traveled with her father who was an official by boat on the sea. During the journey, the boat was overturned by strong winds and they lost each other. The lady floated onto the shore of Liuqiu… The following story will be continued by the tour guide~

Snorkeling
Little Liuqiu is one of the famous snorkeling locations. While snorkeling you could observe the intertidal zone and the variety of life subsiding in it, such as seaweed, sea urchins and starfishes.  

Zhang canteen food fresh hall (Seafood Restaurant)
Zhang canteen food fresh hall has won the Catering competition of Pingtung Bluefin Tuna Cultural Festival for consecutively four years. The chefs will definitely amaze you with their superb cooking skills!

OUTLINE B&B
OUTLINE B&B is prized for its understated elegance and simplicity within a lush natural environment of landscaped gardens. It’s perhaps the most unique and precious accommodation within Little Liuqiu. Great value with the Balinese style that you’ll get a genuine taste of Balinese design, while relaxing in amazingly serene environments.

Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area
Classic sailing yacht on Dapeng bay. Have you ever been on a sailboat? Come and join us! For safety considerations, we’d customized the approved lifejacket just for our customers~

Dalukuan Hotel Spa
Dalukuan Hotel Spa, a hotel with its on water park, was originally a clubhouse built for golf members. It’s full of tropical plants such as cacti, Bird-of-paradise-flower, Frangipani and so on. Here in the Dalukuan Hotel Spa incorporates south eastern style that will definitely bring you laid-back atmosphere.

Mas de Pers Homestay 
Do you know, my favorite food here is the South French country style cuisine? Here with the traditional and authentic way of cooking from the proprietress mother-in-law; she is from Southern France! Come and experience the rural flavor of Southern France.

 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 an unstoppable moment.

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Wanchin Basilica of the Immaculate Conception 
The church was originally constructed as a simple mud church in 1861. It’s the first basilica church in Taiwan. On December 9, 1984, the church was conferred the title of basilica by Pope John Paul II, making it the first church in Taiwan to receive such title. In the light of the history, the value of Wanchin Basilica of the Immaculate Conception cannot be replaced!

Seminyak Live Shrimp Landscape Restauran
Walking around the restaurant you’ll get a feel of “Bali”. Surrounded by the Bald Cypresses and a row of pavilions, it’s a beautiful restaurant with a light atmosphere. They deliver high-quality seafood, and the cuisine is much more than tasty. We highly recommend the shrimp dishes, they were fresh and super flavorful. Must try!

 

 

Wutai Heights 
At Wutai Heights, putting on Rukai Tribe colorful traditional costumes, and become a Rukai Prince or Princess for a Day.

Harvest Festival activities 
Stabbing a lucky ball, swinging, and sitting in a sedan chair!

 

 

Artist Community, Sintered Stone Lane

Stepping on the stone garden path and using pottery as the guidance, “Z” shaped alleys that follow the slope resembling the Deinagkistrodon acutus (Chinese Sharp-nosed Viper) which is worshiped by Rukai Tribe. The carvings along the alleys describe many stories of Rukai people; the women who are weaving, the warriors who are practicing the exploit-praising ritual etc. Appreciating the artistic attainments of the Rukai Tribe is the best way to understand their culture.

Wutai Presbyterian Church 

Built by the late Rukai artist Dubalan, you will be surprised that there are such stone buildings on the mountains of Taiwan, and feel the epitome of the old castle within the mountains of Europe.


  

Dragonfly Beads Art Studio

Tjaruzaljum Remereman, an indigene of Paiwan, had gathered a group of aboriginal women in order to pass down Paiwan culture – the usage of ancient lazurite. They are responsible for the production of lazurite and are also the teachers of DIY classes. After experiencing the DIY class and waiting for the glazed beads to burn, we’ll move to the second floor – coffee shop. It is pleasant to have a cup of coffee while waiting for your own work! 

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

● 06:20 Depart from Taipei (Meet at West Gate No. 3 of Taipei Main Station)

● 06:51 Take Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) from Taipei Main Station to HSR Zuoying Station. (Train number is subject to our final confirmation.)

● 07:00  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.

● 08:50 Arrive at HSR Zuoying Station.

●10:00 Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area – Classic sailing yacht on Dapeng bay. Have you ever been on a sailboat? Come and join us! For safety considerations, we’d customized the approved lifejacket just for our customers~

●12:00 Lunch at Zhang canteen food fresh hall (Seafood Restaurant) -Zhang canteen food fresh hall has won the Catering competition of Pingtung Bluefin Tuna Cultural Festival for consecutively four years. The chefs will definitely amaze you with their superb cooking skills!

● 14:00 Charter ferry to Little Liuqiu – Peng Liu Line_Dapeng Bay No. 6. (A great way to ensure that all of our members would have a great time during the trip to Little Liuqiu, we will charter a ferry just for our groups. We gonna book Dapeng Bay No. 6, which could accommodate 145 people, here on the spacious main deck you will find great ocean landscapes and warm waters. Furthermore, we’ll provide luggage delivery service; Ship luggage to your hotel while you travel and have it waiting for you on your arrival.)

● 15:00  Check-in OUTLINE B&B

● 16:00 Taking glass bottom semi submarine, snorkeling, or exploring the intertidal zone. (Choose one from the following)

  • Glass Bottom Semi Submarine
    The glass bottom semi submarine excursion is a great way to see the beautiful marine life without getting wet! The underwater scenery is never the same and the view is continuously changing out each window. It’s a great excursion for non-snorkelers and of course snorkelers!
  • Snorkeling
    Little Liuqiu is one of the famous snorkeling locations. While snorkeling you could observe the intertidal zone and the variety of life subsiding in it, such as seaweed, sea urchins and starfishes.
  • Exploring the Intertidal Zone
    The intertidal zone is the area where the ocean meets the land between high and low tides. It is an extreme ecosystem because it constantly experiences drastic changes. Even though the conditions in the intertidal zone can be extreme, it is home to many living things and is also an important feeding spot for both resident and migrating birds. You can meet the inhabitants of the sea closely!

● 17:30 Dinner – Datoushan seafood restaurant. – Datoushan seafood restaurant is the only restaurant in Little Liuqiu with the private rooms. This is the place to go for a taste of true Taiwanese seafood. Believe me or not, their custom menu will definitely amaze you! (Meal rate: NTD$8,000+10% /table)

● 19:30 Back to OUTLINE B&B. – OUTLINE B&B is prized for its understated elegance and simplicity within a lush natural environment of landscaped gardens. It’s perhaps the most unique and precious accommodation within Little Liuqiu. Great value with the Balinese style that you’ll get a genuine taste of Balinese design, while relaxing in amazingly serene environments.

● 20:00 Storytelling - Learning the history of Little Liuqiu.

●20:30 Music performance – Specially invite the Cellist – Hong, Rui-Xian for the live performance. Get ready to immerse yourself in the sound!

Day 2

●07:30 Breakfast at OUTLINE B&B. (Luggage delivery service – ship luggage to your hotel while you travel and have it waiting for you on your arrival.)

●09:00 Exploration and adventure in Little Liuqiu – Beauty Cave, Wild Boar Trench, Black Devil Cave. (Beauty Cave, one of the scenic spots, was built in 1075. According to legend, a beautiful and charming lady with long hair traveled with her father who was an official by boat on the sea. During the journey, the boat was overturned by strong winds and they lost each other. The lady floated onto the shore of Liuqiu… The following story will be continued by the tour guide~)

● 11:30-12:00  Charter ferry back to Donggang.

● 12:40-14:00 Lunch – Do you know? My favorite food here is the South French country style cuisine. Here with the traditional and authentic way of cooking from the proprietress mother-in-law; she is from Southern France! Come and experience the rural flavor of Southern France. (Meal rate: NTD$1,300/person)
Furthermore, we specially invite the winner of 2017 Presidential Cultural Awards – Tang Ziqi, the expert of pan flute to perform for us at Mas de Pers Homestay. Through his performance, you’ll immerse yourself in this beautiful music.

●14:20-15:30 Wanchin Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. (The church was originally constructed as a simple mud church in 1861. It’s the first basilica church in Taiwan. On December 9, 1984, the church was conferred the title of basilica by Pope John Paul II, making it the first church in Taiwan to receive such title. In the light of the history, the value of Wanchin Basilica of the Immaculate Conception cannot be replaced!)

● 16:00-17:00 Check in Dalukuan Hotel Spa - Dalukuan Hotel Spa, a hotel with its on water park, was originally a clubhouse built for golf members. It’s full of tropical plants such as cacti, Bird-of-paradise-flower, Frangipani and so on. Here in the Dalukuan Hotel Spa incorporates south eastern style that will definitely bring you laid-back atmosphere.

● 17:30-19:30 Dinner at Seminyak Live Shrimp Landscape Restaurant. Walking around the restaurant you’ll get a feel of “Bali”. Surrounded by the Bald Cypresses and a row of pavilions, it’s a beautiful restaurant with a light atmosphere. They deliver high-quality seafood, and the cuisine there is much more than tasty. We highly recommend the shrimp dishes, they were fresh and super flavorful. Must try! (Meal rate: NTD$1,000+10% /person)

●20:00 Back to Dalukuan Hotel Spa

Day 3

●08:00-09:00 Breakfast at Hotel

●10:00 Visit the original village of Rukai Tribe: Wutai. (At Wutai Heights, putting on Rukai Tribe colorful traditional costumes, and become a Rukai Prince or Princess for a Day.) Today We’ll participate in their welcome blessing ceremony by the elder, then experience the Harvest Festival activities – Stabbing a lucky ball, swinging, and sitting on a sedan chair! 

●11:30-13:30 Lunch – Having lunch of Rukai Harvest Festival cuisine. 

● 13:30 Visit Artist Community, Sintered Stone Lane. (Stepping on the stone garden path and using pottery as the guide, “Z” shaped alleys that follow the slope resembling the Deinagkistrodon acutus also known as Chinese Sharp-nosed Viper which is worshiped by Rukai Tribe. Furthermore, the carvings along the alleys describe many stories of Rukai people; the women who are weaving, the warriors who are practicing the exploit-praising ritual etc.  Appreciating the artistic attainments of the Rukai Tribe is the best way to understand their own culture.)

●14:30 Visit Wutai Presbyterian Church. (Wutai Presbyterian Church. Built by the late Rukai artist Dubalan, you will be surprised that there are such stone buildings on the mountains of Taiwan, and feel the epitome of the old castle within the mountains of Europe.)

● 15:00-16:30 Traditional Paiwan lazurite DIY. (Dragonfly Beads Art Studio – Tjaruzaljum Remereman, an indigene of Paiwan, had gathered a group of aboriginal women in order to pass down Paiwan culture – the usage of ancient lazurite. They are responsible for the production of lazurite and are also the teachers of DIY classes. After experiencing the DIY class and waiting for the glazed beads to burn, we’ll move to the second floor – coffee shop. It is pleasant to have a cup of coffee while waiting for your own work!)

● 17:30-19:00 Dinner – Ba Gua Live Seafood Restaurant (Meal rate: NTD$12,000+10% /table), Ba Gua’s menu features Taiwanese seafood dishes that are simple, yet flavorful. Quality, freshness and commitment to delicious food however have remained consistent. Highly recommend you dine at this delightful restaurant. 

2000 Take Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) back to Taipei. (Train number is subject to our final confirmation.)

●21:59 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.