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
$582 BOOK WITH VIATOR 5-Day Best of Taiwan: Sun Moon Lake, Taroko Gorge, Kaohsiung, Taitung
Duration: 5 days
$483 BOOK WITH VIATOR 4-Day Tour of Central and Southern Taiwan from Taipei Including Kaohsiung and Sun Moon Lake
Duration: 4 days
Sun Moon Lake reviews
This was our first family trip to Sun Moon Lake, and it was quite fun. We took the boats across the lake to the various stops. There were hiking trails, temples, food, and of course, great views... more »
After reaching to the vista outlook, I gazed upon the lake and saw the setting sun reflecting itself on the still smooth waters of Sun Moon Lake. This is indeed a very scenic area of Taiwan... more »
One of the famous place in Taiwan you can visit. The soon moon lake is beautiful, you must take a boat trip to get there, it will stop for two island, the first one you can see the lake from the top of mountain. In the mean time you can have the egg which cooked with tea, it was nice. The second island you can have lunch there, it’s a lots of street food of the native dishes. The black tea here was nice too. We enjoy the time here.
Beautiful lake with quite a lot of things to do around
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