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  • $2,690 Single OccupancyTax Included
  • $2,290 Double OccupancyPer Traveler / Tax Included
  • $2,210 Triple OccupancyPer Traveler / Tax Included
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TERRIFIC TAIWAN – LANTERN FESTIVAL / LAND+AIR

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  • 8 Days / 6 Nights
  • Land + Air Package
  • Taiwan
  • Taipei ▸ Sun Moon Lake ▸ Taichung
  • Min: 14 / Max: 30
  • Escorted Tour

The annual latern festival kicks off right after the Chinese New Year in Taiwan.  This is a must see event of the year with delightful colors and shapes of latern displays all around Taiwan.  The Sky Lantern Festival brings the world together for the spectacular view of lanterns floating in the night sky at Shifen!  Plus, you’ll be staying near Taiwan’s most gorgeous scenic views at Sun Moon Lake, staying at a 5 Star Resort.  Visit a variety of cultural sites nearby with Wen Wu Temple and cable car ride to Aboriginal Culture Village.  Walk on water during sunset at Gaomei Wetlands, there’s amazing street food to savor after and shopping to late hours at Fen Chia Night Market in Taichung.  It’s action to the max with our Annual Terrific Taiwan, Lantern Festival 2020!

ESCORTED TOUR: Our very own Tour Director will be traveling with you to ensure quality service.  This tour provides a Tour Director, plus local guide(s) and driver(s) for added support and care during your trip.​

Depart

February 02, 2020 (Sunday)

Return

February 09, 2020 (Sunday)

Flights

Economy Roundtrip

Depart from HNL HONOLULU, HAWAII and arrive at destination +1 Day

  • Carriers: China Airlines
  • Cost may vary due to season and availability
  • Flight purchase required for LAND + AIR package

Hotels

By Destinations

Hotels offered OR similar

Occupancy

Room Type
  • Single Occupancy / 1 Bed in Room
  • Double Occupancy / 1 Bed OR 2 Beds in Room
  • Triple Occupancy / 2-3 Beds in Room

Ages 2 - 11

Children
  • 20% Discount on LAND ONLY cost with 2 adults in 1 room (Triple Occupancy)
  • 20% Discount on FLIGHT cost

Price Includes

With Taxes
  • Roundtrip Air / Economy ClassInternational Flights
  • 6 Nights Hotel / Standard Room4-5 Star accommodation
  • Chartered Luxury Bus38-Passenger Bus
  • Tour DirectorTraveling with the group
  • Private Local GuidesDesignated by destinations
  • 15 Meals TotalSubstitute meals offered for diet restrictions
  • Activities as notedEntrance Fees, etc.
  • Trip BriefingIn-person review / video conference
  • 24-Hour Emergency ContactData cost or long distance fee may apply
  • GratuitiesGuides and drivers

Additions

Package Customization
  • Trip InsuranceBasic Coverage starting from $27 per traveler
  • Pocket WiFi RentalAll hotels provide FREE internet / This device is for internet access on the go
  • Wheelchair AssistanceAirport assistance NO cost / Rental available with added cost
  • Trip ExtensionDepart earlier or return later, pay the additional cost / Add to Reservation Notes
  • Flight UpgradesAvailable with additional cost. Upgrades using miles, book with the airline direct

Early Bird Countdown

$30 Discount Per Traveler
41Days
12Hours
1Mins
37Secs
Destinations
Taipei 1N ▸ Sun Moon Lake 1N ▸ Taichung 1N ▸ Taipei 3N
What to Expect
Escorted Tour
Tour Director
David Lim

This trip is escorted by our Tour Director for additional support.  The package also includes a local guide and driver during scheduled activities. Please note: Tour Director is subject to change.  Tour Director’s flights may be different from the group.

Daily Program
Package with a minimum of 14 travelers in a group

Day 1 - SUNDeparture Day

Daniel K Inouye International Airport:
Terminal 2 / Lobby 4
∙ Check-in with your passport to get the boarding pass on your own
∙ Latest check-in is 1:30 hrs before departure time

✈️ China Airlines Flight CI 0001
Depart from HNL HONOLULU, HI

Day 2 - MONArrive at Taoyuan, Taiwan ‣ Taipei

06:45 pm – Arrive at TPE TAIPEI TAIWAN
∙ Meet with the guide at the airport
∙ Time to exchange cash to local currency at the airport
∙ Transfer to Songshan (50 min drive)
∙ Songshan Ciyou Temple and Raohe Night Market
∙ (Baggage Truck direct to the hotel and claimed at hotel lobby)
∙ After a snack and free time, walk to the hotel (5-7 min walk)
10:30 pm (approx.) arrive at the hotel and check-in​

🏨: Amba Taipei Songshan OR Similar
🍽: Dinner (1 Meal)

Day 3 - TUETaipei ‣ Sun Moon Lake at Nantou County

08:00 am – Hotel checkout and meet the guide at the lobby
∙ Transfer to Nantou County (3:00 hrs drive with rest stop)
∙ Lunch near Sun Moon Lake
∙ Boat ride on Sun Moon Lake
∙ Wen Wu Temple
∙ Hotel check-in and free time until dinner
∙ Ita Thao Indigenous Village for dinner
7:30 pm (approx.) arrive at the hotel

🏨: Fleur de Chine OR Similar
🍽: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner (3 Meals)

Day 4 - WEDSun Moon Lake ‣ Taichung

09:30 am – Hotel checkout and meet the guide at the lobby
∙ Riyuetanlan Station for Ropeway (Cable car ride)
∙ Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village with Lunch nearby
∙ Transfer to Taichung City (1:00 hr drive)
∙ National Taichung Theater (if time permits)
∙ National Art Museum
∙ Gaomei Wetlands
∙ 6:00 pm (approx.) arrive at the hotel and check-in​
∙ Meet with the guide at the hotel lobby
Walking tour at Feng Chia Night Market (10 min walk from the hotel) – Open till 2 am

🏨: La Vida Hotel OR Similar
🍽: Breakfast / Lunch (2 Meals)

Day 5 - THUTaichung ‣ Taipei

10:00 am – Hotel checkout and meet with guide at the lobby
∙ Daiso Store with free time
∙ Learn to make Bubble Tea from the original shop
∙ Lunch at a local restaurant
∙ Transfer to Taipei (2:30 hrs. drive with rest stop)
∙ Foot massage (60 mins)
5:00 pm (approx.) arrive at the hotel and check-in

🏨: Amba Taipei Songshan OR Similar
🍽: Breakfast / Lunch (2 Meals)

Day 6 - FRITaipei City Tour

09:00 am – Meet the guide at the hotel lobby
∙ Taipei 101 + Entrance to the observatory with free time & lunch
∙ Presidential Office Building drive tour 
∙ Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
∙ National Palace Museum
∙ Ximending Youth Shopping District with dinner nearby
8:00 pm (approx.) arrive at the hotel

🏨: Amba Taipei Songshan OR Similar
🍽: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner (3 Meals)

Day 7 - SATTaipei ‣ Yehliu ‣ Keelung City ‣ Shifen Sky Lantern Festival

09:00 am – Meet the guide at the hotel lobby
∙ Transfer to Yehliu
∙ Yehliu Geopark
∙ Keelung city with lunch
∙ Transfer to Shifen by public transportation
∙ Shifen waterfall
∙ Shifen old street
∙ Dinner at a local restaurant
∙ 7:00 pm meet and get the tickets
∙ 7:45 – 8:00 pm Sky lantern releasing (3-4p sharing 1 lantern)
∙ 8:30 Take shuttle bus and transfer back to Taipei
9:30 pm (approx.) arrive at the hotel

🏨: Amba Taipei Songshan OR Similar
🍽: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner (3 Meals)

Day 8 - SUNTaipei ‣ Taipei New City ‣ Honolulu, HI

12:00 pm – Hotel checkout and meet with guide at the lobby
∙ Lunch nearby
∙ Transfer to Wanli District, New Taipei (Baggage truck from hotel to airport)
∙ Yingge Ceramic Museum
∙ Create your own ceramic artwork (cup or bowl)
∙ Transfer to Taoyuan International Airport (1 hr drive)
✈️China Airlines Flight CI 0002
Depart from TPE TAPEI TAIWAN
Arrive at HNL HONOLULU, HI (Same Day)

🍽: Breakfast / Lunch (2 Meals)
END OF PROGRAM

Map
Taipei 1N ▸ Sun Moon Lake 1N ▸ Taichung 1N ▸ Taipei 3N
Terms of Service
Escorted Tours
Requirements
Reservation
Payment Process
Trip Briefing
Cancellation

Please complete our online reservation form to assist you with our services.

Travel Documents:

  • A valid passport, NOT expiring within six (6) month of travel date.
  • U.S. citizens DO NOT require additional travel document for this trip.

U.S. citizens, apply for a passport HERE

Non-U.S. citizens, inquire about travel visas HERE

Minimum of 14 travelers is required for the tour to operate.  This tour is offered with a minimum of 6 travelers in a group, without a Tour Director.  Tour may be canceled if the minimum number of travelers are not reserved.

KJ reserves the right to correct errors or omissions including but not limited to fares, fees, and surcharges at any time. 

  1. Reservation confirmation may take up to 48 hours for multiple service providers to comply.
  2. Reservation detail will be forwarded when confirmed with deposit due date.
  3. Trip final details and the remaining balance is due 30 days before the trip start date.

Reservations within 30 days of trip start date require payment of total cost.

LAND ONLY Package

  • $500 Deposit is due after reservation confirmation 
  • The remaining balance is due 30 days before trip depart/start date

LAND+AIR Package / Flight Booking Required

Flight cost may increase due to seating availability, fuel charges, taxes, and fees. Flight offer is good until payment due date. Flight offer may change after the due date, and any cost increase is responsible by the traveler. 

  • $500 Deposit + Flight cost is due after reservation confirmation
  • The Remaining balance is due 30 days before trip depart/start date

Payments Options

  • Check, eCheck (electronic check), debit & credit card.
  • Cash is accepted in-person at our office location. 
  • Card payment requires a 3% transaction fee of the total charged.  

Payments made out to KJ INTERNATIONAL TOURS.  Returned check OR eCheck charged $25 per occurrence.

Notification of Trip Briefing time and date announced via Email within 45 days of trip start date.

  • Trip Briefing held within 30 days of the trip start date
  • The session is offered one time for a group that is traveling together
  • Video conferencing is available for those not able to attend in-person
  • The session is video recorded, and a link is shared to traveling members to view any time

View a Trip Briefing session HERE

After the initial deposit, a $100 per person Cancellation Fee will apply.

KJ recommends travel insurance with basic coverage offered by Arch RoamRight.  View basic coverage details HERE

Cancellation for refundable bookings:

  • Up to 30 days before the trip start date: REFUND minus(-) $100 Cancellation Fee
  • Up to 15 days before the trip start date: REFUND minus(-) 50% of LAND ONLY cost
  • 14 to 3 days before the trip start date: REFUND minus(-) 90% of LAND ONLY cost
  • Within three days before trip start date: NO REFUND

Cancellation for international flight bookings:

  • Airline imposes a cancellation fee of $200 to $250 and varies by carrier. 
  • Refund is permitted if cancellation is notified and confirmed before flight departure day. 
  • Some airlines charge a fee for “No Show” on the departure day, and you are required to contact the airline directly to cancel within 24 hours of flight time. (Airline contact provided after booking)
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