Northern Coast Tour

Duration8.30am - 12.30pm

Single from AUD $65.00

Twin from AUD $65.00

Description

Enjoy an early breakfast at your hotel this morning before meeting your guide and embark on a tour of Taiwan’s scenic north coast. This morning you drive north to the the city go Keelung and visit Keelung Harbour. The harbour is surrounded by mountains to its east, west, and south with a narrow waterway approximately 2,000 metres in length and 400 metres in width that extend from the inner harbour in the southwest to the harbour mouth in the northwest.In the future, Keelung Harbor will go beyond a port where commercial vessels come and go, and through integrated development of the surrounding architecture, portside parks, as well as aquatic business and ocean tourism, a new harbor landscape will be remade to be closer to the general public. Continue the morning as your travel to Zhongzheng Park. Situated on the side of Dashawan Mountain, to the east of Keelung City, the park overlooks Keelung City and the harbour and there are 3 levels in the park. On the first level is a historic canon fort, whilst on the second level is a Buddhist library, Martyrs’ Shrine and Zhuputan Temple. The temple attracts many worshipers on July 15, and on the third level is Guanhai Pavilion. Whilst sitting in the pavilion, visitors can see the entire city of Keelung with wonderful ocean views. The statue of Goddess of Mercy is the landmark of Zhongzheng Park and the biggest goddess in all of Asia. Proceed onto Yeliu, is a cape of about 1,700 meters long formed by Datun Mountain reaching into the sea. As the rock layer of seashore contains sandstone of limestone texture and it is subject to sea erosion, weathering and earth movements, there is particular scenery consisting of sea trenches/holes, candle shaped rocks, and pot shaped rocks. In addition, there is a statue of Lin Tien Jane in commemoration of the person’s bravery of scarifying their own live for saving others. Yeliu also has its own Marine World, and the best sightseeing tunnel under the sea, showing over 200 rare fish species and marine lives. At the completion of this visit you will arrive back in to Taipei in the very early afternoon, and the remainder of the day is at your leisure.