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Sun Moon Lake

Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Nantou County, Taiwan
+886 4 9285 5668
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Zhongshan Rd., Yuchi Township, Nantou County, Taiwan
+886 4 9285 5668
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Reviewed yesterday

I came here with a hiking group for a day trip and we climbed the mountain. It was really fun and a really long trek for us. There are lots of interesting things to see around this lake. We couldn't because it started raining heavily...More

Thank Becky R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Perfect place for long walks or a bike tour. It can be done as an all daytrip from Taipei but only if the point is just going around the lake and not seeing everything on the way. The high speed train from Taipei is good...More

2  Thank kara368
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a day trip from Taichung with the Nantou Bus (350 TWD Round-Trip, payment with Easy-Card possible). When we arrived at the Visitor Center, we were shocked. Everything was old, shaby and very touristy. The lake itself is nice and surrounded by mountains. We...More

1  Thank 2sunflower
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a typically place for tourist. Well, worth to go once. The place remain unchanged for many years.

1  Thank broniac2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no idea how beautiful the scenery in Taiwan is. Sun Moon Like is just one example. We drove there, heading south from Taizhong, through picturesque hills and tea plantations. Then all of a sudden, we saw this magnificent lake. It is truly beautiful....More

1  Thank Hunterboeuf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel located a kilometer away from the city tourist center, walkable to restaurants, shops, and so on. The hotel has 8 stories with two basement floors. One side of the hotel turns to the Sun Moon Lake while the other turns to mountain view....More

1  Thank Nhoom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this location to see the Wenwu Temple (on a tour), and stopped by a hotel for lunch. Did a boat ride around the Lake. You can no longer see the Sun or Moon due to the earthquake. So this is just a lake...More

Thank CK2380
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sun shaped Sun Lake and moon shaped Moon Lake together forms the Sun moon lake in the Yuchi township. The area around the lake is inhabited by the Thao tribe. In the middle of the lake is the lalu island. Beautiful scenic area.

2  Thank PRABHU60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I drove around the island in five days to explore the beauty of Taiwan. The mountains, gorges and the country was amazing. I made it to Sun Moon Lake before the rains came and went on the lake for a boat tour. It is every...More

2  Thank lumenstein94002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't just take the usual boat ride and bus ride. Try renting a bicycle and cycle around the lake. The whole track may be challenging for beginner but the stretch from Shui She to Xiang Shan offers good view and smooth ride, easy for any...More

3  Thank ling2006
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Ela P
12 January 2017|
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Response from CTSL | Reviewed this property |
Personally I didn't find sun moon lake such a draw. But since you really want to go, do hire a driver or find a tour group as advised by the other reviewers. I totally agree with them. It'd be too troublesome otherwise... More
Ela P
12 January 2017|
Response from Chloe P | Reviewed this property |
There is a direct bus/coach from Taichung HSR station to Sun Moon Lake ! Its under Nantou bus and the frequency is about every one hour one trip from morning to early afternoon. The bus journey is abt 2hrs.
23 December 2016|
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Response from ACX419 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Winston, definitely doable, however it might be very rushed. I would advise spending an entire day to get there, sightsee, and come back or spend the night. You can take the high speed rail which costs about $25-35USD... More