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Tour description


Taiwan Round Island

» DIY-style with 8 Cycle-days

SGD1590

10Days

900km


Description

Journey Around the Island of Taiwan in 8Days!

Requested by popular demand over the years, we have decided to do this as a CELEBRATION trip when we Emerge Out from COVID-19!!
Cyclists whom have been with us to many destinations such as Hokkaido, Okinawa, Tibet & Malaysia have expressed their keen interest to join SCT for a Taiwan RI.

We probably do no need to elaborate more on Taiwan Round-island, as there are just too many information out there.

* If you do not have 10days to spare, another option is to ride the best part of it in our 6D Best of East Taiwan Hualien-Taitung Scenic Loop


Highlights

3 KEY DIFFERENCES of SCT Taiwan Round Island Cycling

> 1) DIY-STYLE WITH SSV SUPPORT
This is the MOST Important element of our Taiwan DIY-RI.
First of all, we will issue every cyclist the GPX file we plan for the route.
* What this means to you is that you are able to cycle confidently On Your Own, OR Collectively Together with cyclists of the same pace.  You do not need to rush nor be restricted by how you want to spend your time everyday.

* We value PERSONAL time in cycling, hence by doing our DIY RI, you can be informed of the daily route to take, where you can stop for meals/breaks, which hotels you will end up for the night, AND YET able to cycle like a personal adventure! 
(There will be a SCT cycle-leader/guide for >10pax).

* SCT DIY Taiwan Round-Island will give you that "SENSE of ADVENTURE" as if you are on your own.  It still come with our Support Sweeper Vehicle (SSV) to carry your luggage & to provide assistance in the event of mechanical issue or when you decide to take it easy for that day.

> 2) 'UP THE BAR' CYCLE PLAN (* 8 instead of usual 9 cycle-days)
Feedback from most people are: 9D for 968km is "alittle relax for experienced cyclists".
Hence, for our DIY Taiwan RI, we inject some elements of challenge, keeping it to 10days in total (ie. 8 Cycle Days, averaging 110km/day) just to push that bar alittle higher.   

Apart from following main RI Cycling Route 1, we replace some segments to detour into unique back-country lanes for sight-seeing.  You will be rewarded with SURPRISES every now & then!
After all, we do not want to complete this journey, simply cycling from hotel to hotel.

* From our extensive research + own local knowledge over the years,  combined with valuable inputs from our local SSV drivers/friends whom have been with us for years, you can be assured of the BEST way to make this journey.
* We include a well-balanced accommodation types so that you can gain a wonderful experience from the journey. 
* Local food hunt, cold springs 冷泉, usual bike stops, 天灯,are part of our inclusions.

> 3) SMALL GROUP CYCLING
Unlike joining other bigger players or in a mega event, we will operate our RI from just 4pax to go!
You can also gather your own friends you are comfortable with to cycle together in sub-groups, OR simply go out on your own following our GPX route.


Information

DIY Taiwan RI Cost: 
SGD1690 (twin-share, min 04pax to go)
Single sup $450
Includes:
a) 9 nights accommodation
b) Airport pickup & transfersn to hotel (main group)
c) 9 breakfasts
d) 1x SSV support vehicle + daily luggage transfer (seats available for everyone!
e) Mechanic support 
f) GPX file of our RI route
g) Detailed Pre-Departure Briefing & trip preparation
h) 1x cycle leader/guide (* if more than 10pax)


>>>>> HOW TO SIGN UP TRIP <<<<<

1) After indicate Going, Kindly follow up & Complete the online trip booking form http://bit.ly/SingaporeCyclingTours

2) We will contact you via email/Whatsapp for invoice and deposit payment


Detailed itinerary

SCT DIY Taiwan Round Island Cycing Overview:

 (10D9N - Details & GPX files will be sent via pm on event Whatsapp)
We will run the round island in Clockwise (Nov trip) & Anti-Clockwise (Apr trip), taken into consideration the wind directions from NE (for the east coast segment.  Once again, this shows our attention to details & careful consideration in our planning.

Total RI Loop est.  970km 
> Cycle 830-850km (+ Trfr 140km)

> We added in some transfers using our SSV for segments that are very dangerous/heavy traffic.  We dont believe in risking our lives for that!

Day01 17Nov Arrive to Taipei
Bike assembly/final prep. Welcome dinner + briefing
Day02 18NovDec Flag-off Taipei / JiaoXi / YiLan / trfr to Hualien (120km)
Day03 19Nov Hualien / YuLi (90km)
Day04 20Nov YuLi / Taitung (85km)
Day05 21Nov Taitung / CheCheng (115km)
Day06 22Nov CheCheng / Kaoshiung (90km)
Day07 23Nov Kaoshiung / Chiayi (115km)
Day08 24Nov Chiayi / Taichung (95km)
Day09 25Nov Taichung / Hsinchu / trfr back to Taipei (120km)
Day10 26Nov  Departure (*own extension)


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