Tsunah Foundation -The Twelfth International Culture Tour of Taiwan
Itinerary
(12/23/2013 – 01/02/2014)

TIME

EVENT

Day 1

12/23/2013 (Monday)  Taoyuan Airport_Taipei_Yilan

09:30

Pick-up at Taoyuan Airport, and on to Gikong Church (義光教會) 

09:30-10:00

Report to Taipei Gikong Church

10:00-10:30

Introduction to Gikong Church by Rev. Ying-R Cheng (鄭英兒牧師)

10:30-12:00

Aerial Views of Taiwan by Min-Ming Chen (陳敏明) & Photographer

12:00-13:00

Lunch at Gikong Church

13:00-14:00 Bus to Lanyang Museum

14:00-16:00

Visit Lanyang Museum

16:00-17:00 Bus to Yilan Tsunah Center
17:00-18:00 Check in and Rest

18:00-19:00

Dinner at Tsunah Center

19:00-21:00 Welcome Party with US Tsunah Directors

        21:00

Overnight at Tsunah Center

Day 2

12/24/2013 (Tuesday)  Yilan

08:00-09:00

Breakfast at Tsunah Center

09:00-12:00

Visit Tsunah’s Taiwan Democratic Movement Building & Watch Movie: Tug of War-The Story of Taiwan

12:00-13:00

Lunch at Tsunah Center

13:00 – 13:30 Bus to Tungshan River (冬山河)

13:30-17:30

Tungshan River & National Center for Traditional Arts (Boating from Tungshan River to National Center for Traditional Arts)

17:30-18:00 Bus to Luotung  Night Market

18:00-21:00

Dinner at Luotung Night Market (a fixed amount of money will be distributed)

21:00-21:30 Bus Back to Tsunah Center

21:30

Overnight at Tsunah Center

Day 3

12/25/2013 (Wednesday)  Yilan

07:00-11:00

Breakfast & Biking to Luotung Athletic Park

11:30-12:30

Lunch at Tsunah Center

12:30-16:30

Datong Township Atayal (泰雅) Life Museum & Atayal Traditional Weaving 

17:30-19:00

Dinner

19:00-21:30

Seminar: Music & Politics by Tieh-Chih Chang (張鐵志) or Freddy Lim

21:30

Overnight at Tsunah Center

Day 4

12/26/2013 (Thursday)  Yilan_Hualien

07:00-08:00

Breakfast

08:00-10:00

Take Train to HsinCheng (新城), then Onboard Bus to Taroko National Park

10:00-16:00

[Tour & Lunch] Taroko National Park, Green Water Trail (綠水步道) & Swallows Caves (燕子口)

17:00

Dinner & Overnight in Parkview Hotels & Resorts (美侖飯店)

Day 5

12/27/2013 (Friday)  Hualien_Taitung

09:30

Breakfast

09:30-10:30

Bus to Dong Hwa (東華) University 

10:30-12:00

[Tour & Seminar] Dong Hwa University Ethnic Relations Study Professor Hsiu-Yen Yeh (葉秀燕)

12:00-13:00

Lunch at Dong Hwa University

13:00-18:00 Bus Tour on the East Taiwan Coast Scenic Route:  Shitiping (石梯坪), Hsiuguluan River (秀姑巒溪), Etolan (都蘭), and Sansiantai (三仙台) etc. 

18:00

Dinner & Overnight at Taitung  City

Day 6

12/28/2013 (Saturday)  Taitung _Pingtung

07:30-08:30

Breakfast

08:30-09:00

Bus to National Museum of Prehistory

09:00-11:30

[Tour] National Museum of Prehistory & Peinan (卑南) Cultural Park

12:00-13:00

Lunch at Chihpen (知本)

13:00-16:00

Bus on South Link Highway to Kenting (墾丁) South Bay (Nanwan 南灣)  

16:00-18:00

At Nanwan & Kenting National Park

18:00-19:00

Dinner

19:00

Overnight at Kenting Chateau Beach Resort (夏都飯店)

 Day 7    

12/29/2013 (Sunday)  Pingtung_Kaohsiung

07:00-08:00

Breakfast

08:00-09:00

Bus to National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium

09:00-11:00

Tour the National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium

11:00-13:00

Bus to Kaohsiung & Lunch

13:30-18:00 Visit Kaohsiung City Hall & Pier-2 Art Center

18:30-20:30

Dinner at Liuhe (六合) Night Market

20:30 Overnight at Kaohsiung

Day 8

12/30/2013 (Monday) Tainan

07:00-08:00

Breakfast

08:00-09:00

Bus to Sakam Tower (赤崁樓), formerly Fort Provintia

09:00-11:30

Visit Sakam Tower & National Museum of Taiwan Literature 

12:00-13:00

Lunch at Yanping Street Tainan Eateries

13:30-15:00

Visit Anping Fort & Anping Tree House

15:30-16:30

Visit Taijiang National Park, Mangroves & Green Tunnel (30 Minutes Boat Trip)

17:00-19:30

Bus to Hsinchu & Dinner

19:30

Overnight at Hsinchu

 Day 9    

12/31/2013 (Tuesday)  Hsinchu_Taipei

07:00-08:30

Breakfast

08:30-09:30

Bus to Hsinchu Science & Industrial Park

09:30-12:00

Visit Accton (智邦) Technology Corporation in Hsinchu Science & Industrial Park

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:30

Bus to Danshui

14:30-17:00 Visit Aletheia (真理) University & Tamsui Historical Museum (Fort Red Hair) 

17:00-19:00

Dinner (Danshui Old Street)

20:00

Overnight in Taipei  (New Year’s Eve)

Day10    

1/1/2014 (Wednesday)   Taipei

08:00-09:30

Breakfast

09:30-10:00

[Visit & Seminar] Deng Liberty Foundation (鄭南榕基金會)

10:00-12:00 Lunch
12:00-12:30 Free Time

12:30-17:30

Dinner (Farewell Party)

17:30-18:00

Overnight in Taipei

Day11

1/2/2014 (Thursday)  Taipei_Taoyuan Airport

07:00-08:00

Breakfast

08:00-09:00

Bus to Yingge ( 鶯歌 )  

09:00-12:30

Visit Yingge Ceramics Museum & Lunch

13:30

Bid Farewell at Taoyuan International Airport

14:30

See All Off at Taipei YMCA

Taipei Gikong Church: No.16, Lane 31, Section 3, Hsin-Yi Road, Taipei (02-2700-1010)
Yilan Tsunah Center: No. 128, Old Street Road, Wujie Township, I-Lan County (03-965-0515 x13)
Parkview Hotels & Resorts: No. 1-1, Lin-Yuan, Hualien City, Hualien County (Ph: 03-822-2111)
Kenting Chateau Beach Resort: No. 451, Kenting Road, Hengchun Township, Pingtung County (Ph: 08-886-2345)
Taipei YMCA: No. 19, Hsu-Chang Street, Taipei (near Taipei Railroad Station) (Ph: 02-2311-3201)

   
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