Treasures of Central Taiwan – Miaoli to Taichung (2D/1N Trip)

The 2 days Minsu Experience Tours offered by Taiwan Free and Easy Travel takes you to Miaoli on the first day. Learn about the Hakka culture and visit Taiwan’s only wood sculpture museum, then head over to Taichung for another fun-filled day with lots of great food and activities.

Miaoli is renowned for its hot-springs, wood sculpture, ceramics and Hakka cuisine. Sanyi Village, south of Miaoli is the hub of the finest wood sculpture culture; a century old tradition. Sanyi’s Wood Sculpture Musuem is Taiwan’s only wood sculpture museum. It stores a huge collection of wood artifacts with a library and offers DIY workshop on wood carving.

Explore Sanyi Old Street for an introduction to Hakka culture and its authentic cuisine. A visit to Shengxing Old Train Station is a nostalgic one. So is exploring Longteng Broken Bridge, ruins from the earthquake that strike in 1935. You can pick sweet and juicy strawberry from December to April.

Taichung has a rich food culture with superb delicacies to savor and sample. From deep fried chicken to bubble tea houses to braised pork rice and more. You will find plenty to explore and discover here. Must visits include Xinshe Lavender Forest; a themed lavender garden. Don’t miss the garden’s signature lavender cream that is a must buy. Next, tour Dakeng Creativity Park, a concept store that show case crafts made of corrugated cardboard. Look out for unique gifts like animals, lamps and even bags.

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Tour Attraction

Day 1 – Miaoli Attractions:

  • Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum
  • Sanyi Old Street for its delicious Hakka Snacks (own expense)
  • Shengxing Old Train Station
  • Longteng Broken Bridge
  • Daxi Strawberry Picking (Dec to Apr)
  • Overnight in Minshu (dinner provided)

Day 2- Taichung Attractions:

  • Xinshe Flower Garden
  • Xinshe Lavender Forest/Cottage
  • Xinshe Fruit Picking (seasonal)
  • Taichung Dakeng Creativity Park or Carton King
  • Meals or afternoon tea at Carton Restaurant(own expense)

Tour Inclusion

  • Morning Pick up and Evening Set Down The Following Day At Your Hotel in Taipei
  • Time to Explore Each Attraction
  • Minimum 2 to go
  • Shop, Visit the Cafes or Enjoy Lunch or Street Food(Own Expense)
  • All Entrance Tickets (Own Expense)
  • Nine- Seater Van with English Speaking Driver
  • Travel Insurance, Tolls, Petrol & All Parking
  • No Tipping Required

Tour Details

2Day/1Night Tour Daily Schedule
Pick Up 9am from your hotel/ minshu
Return 7pm to your hotel/minshu
Duration Per Day 10 hours
Accommodation Minshu


Minimum 2 To Go Enquire Price Within
Child Policy 3-14 years inclusive. Children from 0-2 years of age are free of charge unless they require their own seat.
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Insider Tips

  • Go during weekdays to beat the crowd
  • Be prepared with comfortable walking shoes for some moderate walking
  • If visiting in the hot summer months, do bring hats or umbrellas and sufficient drinking water
  • Raincoats or umbrellas during the wetter months
  • Lots of stunning photo taking opportunities
  • Lots of local food tasting experience
  • Great bargains of local produce and street food
  • Try the authentic Hakka street snacks or delicious local dishes offered in the restaurants

Tour Order

We only do a minimum of 4 Days 3 Nights Tour. We do not do ONE DAY TOUR only

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