Taiwan

Why visit Taiwan?

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Taiwan located towards the southwest of Okinawa and Japan is home to more than 23 million people. It is one of the most densely populated places in the world with lush forests and steep mountains in abundance. Taipei is the capital city of Taiwan. It is a vibrant city with rich culture and an entertainment hub. The cuisine in Taiwan is a definite must try…

It is a country less-frequented and less-talked about, unhurried yet vibrant, that has a jaw-dropping landscape – oversized sea cliffs and densely forested mountains… It is an idyllic experience for people who are game for a real treat. With Chinese, Japanese and Western influences in its food, culture, folk arts and architecture, Taiwan is a fusion of them all… And a great show case of all. Then there are the museums, simply bursting with treasures, plus a thriving folk culture that includes some wild displays of Taoist and Buddhist worship. We loved the contrast between the uber- modern parts of Taipei and the slow-paced traditional backstreets that seem to be from a different century… Oh and before we forget, the hikes in Taroko Gorge and relaxed evenings in the hot spring resorts are quite out-of-this-world!

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These are experiences that are not meant for reading… Come Beyonder with us while we take you through one of the most exciting, yet often-overlooked destinations of Asia.

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Taiwan Experiences

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Best places to visit in Taiwan

Taipei, the capital city is the hub of commerce and culture

Taichung is the “food capital” known for its night markets, museums, parks and historical sites.

New Taipei City – The largest city in Taiwan which surrounds Taipei is the New Taipei City. It has the northern coastline that runs along the city and surrounds the Taipei basin. It is the epitome of Taiwanese culture with a touch of both modern and historical districts.

Hsinchu – Known as the “Silicon Valley of Taiwan”, Hsinchu is home to the Hsinchu Science Park and global leaders of semi-conductor manufacturing companies.

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Kaohsiung – Kaohsiung is an industrial city. It is the third largest city with a busy sea port and the islands second largest airport.

Tainan – Famous for its historic building, this is the oldest city and former capital of Tainan.

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Top Things to Experience in Taiwan

  • Survey the capital from Taipei 101 – Ride the world’s fastest elevator to the 89th floor, observation deck, for a 360-degree bird’s eye view of Taipei from Taipei 101, a skyscraper shaped like a stalk of bamboo.
  • Bathe in thermal water in Beitou, at the foot of a dormant volcano – This is the only accessible hot spring in Taiwan. It sits at the base of Yangming Mountain in northern Taipei City.
  • Take in a warm sunset at Fisherman’s Wharf, a popular riverside promenade at the end of the Taipei red line – a lovely spot where the Danshui river meets the sea.
  • Cycle or Scooter around Sun Moon Lake, the gem of the Central Mountain Range – the road around it has been called one of the best cycling routes on earth. The lake is famous for its gorgeous panoramas, aboriginal culture, beautiful temples overlooking the lake.
  • Sit in the highest Starbucks in the world which is in Taipei 101 Mall and enjoy the bird’s-eye view of the city.
  • Marvel at the Buddha park near Vientiane

Things to note

Spring in Taiwan runs from March to May and temperatures are usually a nice and comfortable 20-25°C. It’s a great time to visit and many people come to see the cherry and plum blossoms. With temperatures at such comfortable levels, it’s a good time for hiking and visiting the island’s parks.
We have created these experience capsules after travelling and experiencing this country ourselves. We can, of course, customize these to your requirement or interest areas – a holiday tailored exactly to your needs.

Come Beyonder to Taiwan and experience the best of man-made and natural beauty.

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What our Travellers Say

Ramachandran Nair & FamilyBeyonder Traveller - Srilanka

I sent my parents along with an uncle and aunt on the Ramayana Trail organised by Beyonder Experiences and suffice to say that the 60+ aged contingent had a blast! 7 days through 7 different places like Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya they meandered through the mythological story of Lord Rama, Sita and Ravana enjoying the beautiful and lush Srilankan landscape to come back

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full of stories and wonderful memories! The stay, travel and food was very well arranged and the driver cum guide became my dad’s new best friend!

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Meera & GaneshBeyonder Traveller - Japan

Just want to drop a few lines to thank you for all your assistance during our recent trip to Japan. We all had a wonderful time.From day one at Kyoto all the way till Tokyo, we were filled with excitement and memories to last a lifetime. We will always cherish the memories we made while visiting Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima, Sapporo, Hakone and Tokyo.”

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The convenience of being met everywhere and having everything taken care of, not having to worry about where we had to go and how to get there in a foreign country where language is a big issue, made a big difference. From planning the itinerary, considering our time constraint and likes and dislikes,it was crafted keeping us in mind. We would also like to say Thank You to all the guides who toured with us.

 

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