Taiwan

Taiwan

On the western edge of the Pacific’s “rim of fire,” Taiwan is constantly surprising and always intriguing. Delve into its majestic peaks, striking coastlines, and subtropical landscapes, as you move from urban jungle—Taipei is the country’s largest city and its economic, political, and cultural epicenter—to vast and serene Sun Moon Lake and the ruggedly beautiful Taroko Gorge. Tour bustling markets, winding your way through street performers and tantalizing food stalls; view religious life and talk to the resident monks and nuns in historic temples; and stretch your legs for a hike through forested trails hundreds of feet above rushing rivers. Taipei’s National Palace Museum wows with its 5,000 years of Chinese Imperial arts and jade collections—just a brief introduction to your ancient surroundings.

Past Taiwan Expeditions

  • Hundred Islands National Park, Philippines

    Asia's Subtropical Isles: Philippines, Taiwan & Japan

    March 11March 29, 2017

    Leave Asia’s skyscrapers and hectic pace behind for stunning beaches, fantastical caves, and primeval forests. The subtropical islands of the Philippines, Taiwan, and Japan float like jewels upon the Pacific, offering precious treasures for adventurers to discover. 

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    May 9, 2017 | Field Report

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    August 22, 2016 | Blog Post

    The reviews are in: Michael Moore has another hit on his hands.

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    What's In a Mask?

    August 4, 2016 | Blog Post

    Brad Climpson is a marine biologist who spent the last 20 years living on the edge of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

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    Taroko National Park, Taiwan
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    Get Your (Taroko) Gorge On

    July 20, 2016 | Blog Post

    If there is one thing in life worth devouring, we believe it is the natural wonders found around this amazing planet of ours. Case in point: Taroko National Park. 

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    Cuisine in the Philippines, Taiwan & Japan

    June 30, 2016 | Blog Post

    A teacher and writer, Kim Jane Saunders is a graduate of international politics and history, and holds a master's degree in education. She has lived in Hong Kong and Indonesia, and has traveled extensively throughout East and Southeast Asia.

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    Like a String of Pearls: Philippines, Taiwan & Japan

    June 20, 2016 | Blog Post

    Rich Pagen is a biologist who has worked on surveys for nearly everything; from mammalian carnivores in the mountains of California, to bird migration monitoring in Canada, and even a study of army-ant-following birds in the Peruvian Amazon.

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    Taroko National Park, Taiwan
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    All In for Subtropical Asia

    May 2, 2016 | Blog Post

    Our expert field staff is getting psyched to set sail on our much-anticipated—and brand-new!—expedition to the Philippines, Taiwan, and Japan. Here are a few reasons why they're so excited about visiting these isolated islands.

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    The Coolest Islands You've Never Heard Of

    March 21, 2016 | Blog Post

    Given that Zegrahm guests tend to be some of the most curious and adventurous travelers on the planet, we are constantly challenged with creating ever unique, off-the-beaten path expeditions. Of course, that's a challenge we relish wholeheartedly, as evidenced by the ultra-remote islands we’re exploring across the South Pacific and Southeast Asia in 2017.

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More Options for Exploration

At Zegrahm we offer a unique line-up of expeditions each year. Please let us know if you'd like to be notified the next time we add a departure to this region and we will be sure you are the first to know.

Interested in a personalized adventure to this region? Visit our Private Travel page to read about the unique journeys our Private Travel team can create, then request a customized itinerary of your own.