As one of Taiwan's favorite natural points of interests, Sun Moon Lake is the perfect spot for a refreshing getaway from the city. Enjoy unlimited boat rides on the lake all day long and explore its surroundings at your own pace, then hop on the Ropeway, a gondola lift, to see the lake from a whole new perspective from up above. Indulge in uninterupted, 360-degree views of Sun Moon through the wispy fogs and spot the tiny island of Lalu during your 7-minute journey above the mountains!
Look at Taiwan from a whole new perspective as you take a boat ride to its largest lake-- the Sun Moon Lake. Getaway from the city and get a refreshing view of Taiwan’s beautiful landscapes from the view deck of a boat. Watch the mountains and forests from a distance as you take a peaceful cruise on the lake at your own pace. Spot the tiny Lalu island in the middle of the lake that's used for religious practices. Aside from riding the boat, you can also take the Sun Moon Lake Ropeway which is a gondola lift. Take in the beautiful view of the lake and its surroundings from 1,044 meters above the ground. While in the area, you can learn about Taiwan’s indigenous tribes and their culture, bike around the lake, and learn about the history of the Sun Moon Lake. Tours are available here at Traveloka Xperience which you can book at a discount. If you want to get the whole Sun Moon Lake experience, the Sun Moon lake pass is for you.
Here are the ways how you can go to Sun Moon Lake:
From Taichung International Airport, there are direct shuttle buses at the 2nd platform. As an alternative, you can also catch the Nantou bus from Gancheng Bus Station going to Sun Moon Lake.
Take the TRA train and alight at Taichung Station. From there, walk towards the Gancheng Station where you can take a bus directly to Sun Moon Lake.
Sun Moon Lake boat's operational hours are: