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Taiwan | Chiayi |
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Travel to Chiayi City in southern Taiwan to take the Alishan Forest Railway and experience the "highest” narrow-gauge mountain railway in Asia!
In the Alishan National Forest Recreation Area which is famous for its Chinese cypress trees, you will see tall, lush specimens of Taiwan red false cypress, Cryptomeria-like Taiwania, Taiwan yellow cedar, Taiwan hemlock, and other giant “sacred trees” all over the place.
Take the Sunrise Watching Train to the highest train station in Taiwan, Zhushan Station, from where you continue to the Mt. Ogasawara Viewing Lot to watch the amazingly beautiful Alishan sunrise.
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM Meeting Point: Forest Railway, Chiayi Railway Station
09:00 AM – 12:00 PM Alishan Forest Railway (Chiayi Railway Station > Shizilu Station)
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM Lunch (Shizi Community, Chinese-style individual light meal)
01:00 PM – 01:30 PM Route (Shizi Community > Recreation Area)
01:30 PM – 04:30 PM Shouzhen Buddhist Temple, Xianglin Arch Bridge
Giant Trees Plank Trail (2) (total length: 450m) - No. 28 Giant Tree, Shenyi Waterfall, Alishan Sacred Tree Relics
Giant Trees Plank Trail (1) (total length: 600m) – Thousand Year Cypress, Kawai Shitarō Memorial Stele, Tree Spirit Pagoda, Xianglin Sacred Tree (Shenmu), Ciyun Temple Scenery, Alishan Museum
04:30 PM – 06:00 PM Forest Trail
Sunset at Tashan Peculiar Rocks (viewing point at entrance ticket office)
06:00 PM – 06:30 PM Check In
06:30 PM – 07:30 PM Dinner
04:00 AM – 04:30 AM Take Forest Railway branch line to Zhushan (Zhaoping Station > Zhushan Station)
04:30 AM – 05:00 AM Route(Zhushan Station > Mt. Ogasawara Viewing Lot)
05:00 AM – 06:00 AM Watch sunrise at Mt. Ogasawara Viewing Lot
06:00 AM – 09:00 AM Breakfast (Mountain Ali Tea No. 35) / Alpine Botanical Garden
09:00 AM – 10:00 AM Alishan Electric Bus (Zhushan Station - Zhaoping Station)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Check out
11:00 AM – 01:00 PM Lunch (Chinese restaurant in Recreation Area)
01:00 PM – 03:00 PM Taiwan Pleione Formosana Story House / Alishan Salamander Exhibit Hall / Zhaoping Park
03:00 PM – 05:00 PM Route (Recreation Area > Forest Railway, Chiayi Station )
05:00 PM Forest Railway, Chiayi Station
The cost includes ：
- Professional Chinese-speaking driver
- Professional English-speaking tour guide
- English high-mountain guide
- Fuel cost for 9-seater van
- Road tolls
- Guided Commentary Service
- 1st Day: Lunch, Dinner
- 2nd Day: Breakfast, Lunch
- 1 night accommodation
- Package travel insurance
- National Forest Recreation Area admission ticket
The cost does not include：
Any expenses which are not specifically listed within this trip offer, out-of-pocket expenses, or any expenses additionally derived from the itinerary.
If make cancellation 41 days prior the departure day, 95% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation 31-40 days prior the departure day, 90% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation 21-30 days prior the departure day, 80% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation 2-20 days prior the departure, 70% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation 1 day prior the departure day, 50% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation at departure day, no tour fee will be refunded.
If the application for changing departure date is due to personal factors, it will be treated as cancellation and will be handled in accordance with the above cancellation policy.
If the activity is suspended due to the cause which can not be ascribed to the organizer, no refund will be issued.
Tripbaa will inform you of postponement or refund if there is any force majeure.
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