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
日月潭是台灣人非常喜歡去的地方 可以散步、騎腳踏車、划船、甚至一年一度有泳渡日月潭的活動 很值得住一天休息休息 此次會去是因為去九族文化村的門票已包含日月潭纜車故去此行 如果有機會可以利用一整天在湖邊騎車也是不錯的選擇 more »Sun Moon Lake is a very popular place for Taiwanese people to walk, walk, boat, and even the annual swimming day and moon pool activities are well worth a day's rest this time is because the ticket to the nine-ethnic cultural village has included the Sun Moon Lake to go to this trip if there is a full day in the lake is not a good
This lake offers various attractions and activities for all ages. We engaged a vehicle with driver for our trip and only spent one night here. Upon reaching in the early afternoon, we stopped by Xiang... more »
Although the cycling track is very famous among the people; I really don't liked it much. The track is non continuous or may be I mistook the way. Often you have to look for some random cars coming on your way. However, I liked the lake and ride on the boat
A beautiful lake with few hiking trails around. You can go biking or just cruising the boat around the lake. Also a good place to view cherry blossom during spring.
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