Famed for its sparkling blue waters set against a mountainous backdrop, Sun Moon Lake represents Taiwan's largest body of water. Hike the surrounding trails, which lead to interesting sites like a Chinese style pagoda, Thao villages, and a grand temple. You can also take a boat tour to visit Lalu Island, which aboriginal locals consider a sacred place. Generally quiet and off the beaten path, the area around the lake comes to life during festivities, which include laser shows, concerts, and fireworks. Make Sun Moon Lake a part of your Nantou vacation plans using our Nantou sightseeing planner.
Tours To Sun Moon Lake
5-Day Best of Taiwan: Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge, Kaohsiung, Taitung BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $582
Duration: 5 days
4-Day Tour of Central and Southern Taiwan from Taipei Including Kaohsiung and Sun Moon Lake BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $483
Duration: 4 days
Sun Moon Lake Reviews
A very nice city to visit. The scenery is beautiful and lots of good food. If you like to drive, driving in the mountains is a lot of fun and you can go around at your own leisure. The gondala ride..... more »
beautiful view of the lake in the morning. watching the sun shining on the lake. taking the cable car and boats. seeing people walking and relaxing on the balconey of the hotel....super more »
Sun Moon Lake! You definitely have to come if you are visiting Taiwan. I believe November is great time to visit. Peaceful place, you need at least 2 days to see all. 1 day trip was not enough for me. As i missed some places. ;( I recommend everyone to buy Sun Moon Lake Pass at Nantou Bus Terminal Office. 2 hours drive from Gancheng Station by bus. I was able to chose the color of the cable car.
Great lake near Taichung city. Take bus and enjoying the view.
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