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Tours in Nantou

As the only landlocked county in Taiwan, Nantou is blessed with abundant natural resources and attractive views. Nantou has many popular attractions such as Cingjing Farm, Lushan Hot Springs, Shanlinxi, Sitou (Xitou), and Jiji Town. Come visit Nantou for your ultimate Taiwan travel!

Sun Moon LakeSun Moon Lake

Located in Yuchi Township, is known as the biggest freshwater lake in Taiwan. The lake is 748 meter above sea level with a total area of 5.4 square kilometers. Divided by the Lalu Island at the center, the lake has a unique shape like the sun on the east side and crescent moon shape on the west side; thus earning the name “Sun Moon Lake”. With its abundant beauties and enriched ecosystems, it is fond by all visitors.(More Information on Sun Moon Lake)

Cingjing

Cingjing

Cingjing is blessed with abundant natural resources and beautiful sceneries. Operated by Veterans Affairs Commission, the Cingjing Farm is located in Ren’ai Twonship at an altitude around two thousand meters. It is one of the three highest farms in Taiwan (Fushoushan Farm and Wuling Farm) Cingjing Farm has many famous attractions including the Green Green Grasslands, the Small Swiss Garden, (More information on Cingjing Farm)

Lushan Hot Springs

Lushan Hot Springs

The famous Lushan Hot Springs is located in Ren-ai Township with an altitude in 1250 meters above sea level. It was called “Fuji Hot Springs” or “Sakura Hot Springs” (cherry blossom hot springs) by the Japanese during their colonial period. Later in 1950, President Chiang Kai-shek has named it “Lushan Hot Springs” because he thought the place is similar to Lushan (Mt Lu) in China. The colorless and odorless alkaline sodium carbonate spring water has a fine quality, and it is also drinkable. Lushan hot springs are believed to have health benefits lightening the symptom of arterosclerosis, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorder, high blood pressure, and skin diseases. Besides the hot springs, visitors may also visit Lushan Old Street, Lushan Drawbridge, Aowanda, Monaru Trail to experience the local culture.

Sitou (Xitou)

Sitou (Xitou)

Located in Lugu Township, the Sitou (Xitou) Forest Recreation Area (or Sitou Nature Education Area) is one of the seven experimental forests that belong to the National Taiwan University, It is a popular recreation area with abundant natural resources, and its annual average number of visitors is around one million. Since the average temperature here is around 16.6 degrees celsius, this recreation area is perfect for hikers, bird-lovers and nature lovers.(More information on Sitou (Xitou))

 Suggested Nantou Tour

Nantou 3D2N Lushan Hot Spring & Sun Moon Lake Tour

 

Day 1:Mt Hehuan -> Lunch -> Cingjing Farm -> Lushan Hot Springs -> Dinner -> Recommended Hotel near Lushan Hot Springs

 

Day 2:Aowanda Forest Recreational Area -> Lunch -> Formosan Aboriginal Cultural Village -> Sun Moon Lake Scenic Area -> Dinner -> Recommended Hotel in Sun Moon Lake Area

 

Day 3:Yushan National Park -> Lunch -> Chichi Railway -> Sitou Forest Recreation Area -> Shanlinhsi Scenic Area -> Dinner -> Home

Nantou Attractions

Sun Moon Lake Bike Trail
Sun Moon Lake Bike Trail

Sun Moon Lake is well-known for its romantic views and rich ecosystems. The...

Yushan National Park
Yushan National Park

Yishan (Jade Mountain) National Park is the second national park in Taiwan....

Hohuanshan ( Mt Hehuan)
Hohuanshan ( Mt Hehuan)

Hohuanshan is a popular mountain resort in Taiwan, and Hehuan means &l...

Sun Link Sea Forest Recreation Area
Sun Link Sea Forest Recreation Area

Sun Link Sea Forest Recreation Area is located in Nantou county. It is famo...

Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area
Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area

Aowanda National Forest Recreation Area is situated in Ren’ai Townshi...