The Heart of Asia
10-Day Guided Language Immersion Program in Taiwan
Subtropical weather, ecological diversity and more than 100 mountains will have visitors spellbound on this Formosa island. You’ll hike in Yangmingshan and visit the postvolcanic geological park of Xiaoyoukeng. Enjoy relaxation time as you soak in one of the many mineral-rich hot springs. Experience Taiwan’s culture by visiting a localschool to mingle with Taiwanese students or participating in community service. Discover Taiwan’s festive night life when strolling the night markets, a great place for food lovers to taste a variety of “night snacks,” or check out one of the many bookstores, open around the clock for serious and curious readers. 欢迎光临!
The order of this itinerary is subject to change.
En route from USA to Taipei.
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner.
Spend the day exploring the capital city of Taipei. See the Presidential Office Building, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Longshan Temple and the National Palace Museum. In the evening, stroll along the shopping district of Ximending.
Experience Taiwan’s culture! Visit a local school to engage in classroom activities with Taiwanese students or partake in community service. Next, visit a 24/7 Bookstore and Taipei 101, where you can get a spectacular view of the city from its observation deck. Later, get ready for a fun night session of KTV.
Take a bus to Taichung. Visit the 921 Earthquake Museum and discover the Carton King Creative Park and Rainbow Village. In the evening,enjoy leisure time and taste the many delicious foods at the Fengjia Night Market.
En route to Kaohsiung. Relax and soak in the rich minerals of Guanziling hot springs. Then, wander the Anping Old Street and Tree House and learn about the history of Fort Zeelandia. Explore the lively Ruifeng Night Market.
Capture the views of the Lotus Pond, Spring/Autumn Pavilions, Dragon and Tiger Pagodas. Enjoy the artwork at Pier-2 Art Park and go for a bike ride along the Love River in the evening.
Take a bus back to Taipei and see the pandas at the Taipei Zoo. Take in picturesque view of Taipei on the Maokong Gondola. Enjoy the Shihlin Night Market foodie haven.
Hike the Yangmingshan Mountains (Xiaoyoukeng). Discover the Yehliu Geological Park. Join in the magical Pingxi Sky Lantern Release. It is believed that your dreams will come true when your wishes arrive in heaven with your lantern!
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.