Arrive in Taiwan • Begin a series of adventure activities at Fisherman's Wharf that will take us through Fort Santo Domingo and end at Tamsui Old Street • Savor a Taiwanese meal
Education - Formosa (Taiwan)
With a tropical island climate, spectacular mountainous geography, and friendly, smiling locals, it's no wonder that long ago Portuguese sailors coined Taiwan "Ilha Formosa" - 'The Beautiful Isle'.
About This Trip
With an assortment of activities ranging from art classes, paper making, nature walks and farming, Taiwan makes customizing an unforgettable student experience both easy and exciting! Students will explore the island's mouthwatering night markets, help out on local projects and participate in locally led workshops, leaving them with a long and lasting impression of the Beautiful Isle.
What we love
- Exploring the aquamarine river trails of Taroko Gorge
- Tasting local cuisine in the night market at Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf
- Making our own paper with a traditional workshop
Learn the dynamic history and influence of Confucianism at a local temple • Enjoy a lunch of mouth-watering xiaolongbao at a world-renowned restaurant • Take a swing at making your own paper at Taiwan's Paper Museum • Indulge yourself in Taiwan's world-renowned xiaochi (snacks) at a famous night market
Drive to Taroko Gorge and enjoy a day of river tracing • Explore Hualien's famous night market for dinner or enjoy local cuisine at a restaurant
Visit a unique Sugar Factory famous for its creative creations • Learn about logging culture at Lin Tian Shan village • Try out Taroko aboriginal cuisine for lunch • Have fun in the sun while hiking along a beach • (Optional) Visit the National Center for Traditional Arts and partake in an afternoon of handicraft making • Return to Taipei
Whether it's understanding Confucianism at a local temple or exploring indigenous culture at Taroko Gorge, this immersive program puts students at the heart of the action.
From tracing rivers within the teaming canyons of Taroko Gorge to helping out on a local farm, this outward-bound trip veers away from Taiwan's well-worn tourist routes to challenge body and mind.
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Girl's School - Boston, USA, Jul 2016
You guys did a wonderful job. Our students and teachers had a great experience in China. It's my pleasure to recommend your company to others!
W.W., Dec 2017
Visit that included 18 teenagers from our US school, staff and parents
The WildChina Beijing team was above and beyond EXCELLENT. The knowledge level, responsiveness, resourcefulness , 6 star level customer service is unmatched. I've traveled to China multiple times before for business and never have we had such excellent guides. I would highly recommend WildChina for leisure, academic and business purposes. I would also recommend WildChina for corporate expats. I would like to highlight that Michael , Anna and Fann did an amazing job ! Thank you !!
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VIP Alumni Group - Boston, USA, Mar 2016
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