Kaohsiung and Kenting with High Speed Train

Price: 338 USD

Tourstops:

  • High Speed Bullet Train
  • Maobitou
  • Oluanpi Lighthouse
  • Kenting Park
  • Hotel Garden Villa, Koahsiung
  • Cheng Ching Lake
  • Sping and Autumn Pavilions
  • Formor British Consulate

This two day tour leaves every morning between 8 and 9 am. You will be picked up in your hotel in Taipei City.

We take the High Speed ​​Train from Taipei to Kaohsiung 2 hours while by bus it takes about 5 hours. From Kaohsiung, we continue by bus to explore southern Taiwan.

Maobitou is one of the two points most south of Taiwan. The rocks here are partly in those where a certain part of a creeping cat looks. From the viewpoint of Maobitou is possible to the southern coast of Kenting to admire the green hills in the background of the national park.

Eluanbi is the other point. The 21-meter high Eluanbi Lighthouse is one of the most impressive lighthouses in Taiwan known as hot and “East Asian Light”. Eluanbi consists largely of coral and limestone formations and contain unusual.

The center in the south, the Kenting National Park, the only tropical park of Taiwan. Founded in 1982, the park covers a total area of ​​over 33 hectares of land. This is the most densely populated national park in Taiwan offers visitors a beautiful view of the typical Taiwanese country. Moreover, the national park includes mountains, forests, meadows, lakes, dunes, beaches and coral reefs imply everything you could wish for.

Also located in the southern part of Taiwan, Kaohsiung city is the island's largest industrial center. Progress and prosperity of Taiwan, expansion and modernization of the city of Kaohsiung is a newly emerging international metropolis.

Cheng Cing Lake is located Kaohsiung County. It is the largest lake in the area and was originally developed as a reservoir for the water demand for industrial requirements. Later it was improved by more environmental landscaping.

Until today, it offers the beauty of a wooded park. It was opened to the public as a tourist destination in 1960. The surface of the lake has a water area of ​​more than 300 acres. The most famous attraction of the lake, the bridge 'Nine Turns, which was built in 1960. It is 230 meters long bridge with nine turns. Down the hill behind the Chuanxizhai an aquarium that was originally built in 1961 as an anti-nuclear underground bunker. This was transformed into a tourist aquarium with exhibits of various oceanic organisms divided into eight areas: special animals, treasures from the sea, shellfish, coral, strange rocks, and sperm whales. It's a place that is perfect for both entertainment and education.

Former British Consulate, this consulate was built in 1865 with over one hundred years of history. It is now the most western preserved ancient building in Taiwan. The building was designed by a British engineer and constructed by Chinese craftsmen. It is the most significant ancient building of Chinese modern history with graceful and elegant proportions.

Two massive pavilions, Spring & Autumn Pavilions dedicated to Kuan Kung. The Spring and Autumn Pavilion was completed in 1951. In front of the pavilions is a statue of Kuanyin, the Goddess of Mercy, riding a dragon. According to legend, Kuanyin appeared above the clouds riding a dragon.

The Taiwan High Speed ​​Rail (THSR) is a high-speed train ride from Taipei to Kaohsiung City (335 km). The THSR uses the Taiwan High Speed700T train produced by a consortium of Japanese companies. The total project cost is estimated at $ 15 billion. The trains travel at speeds up to 300 km per hour and goes from Taipei City to Kaohsiung City in roughly 90 to 120 minutes.