Exchange Students Cultural Tour on February 17th - Taste of Taiwan: Exploring Dawen Fish Farm, Jiaoxi Hot Springs, and Luodong Night Market

Exchange Students Cultural Tour on February 17th - Taste of Taiwan: Exploring Dawen Fish Farm, Jiaoxi Hot Springs, and Luodong Night Market.

On February 17th, immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Taiwanese culture with the Office of International Programs. Join us for an exhilarating one-day tour to Yi-Lan, an Eastern coastal city that promises an authentic and immersive exploration of Taiwan's essence. This tour offers exchange students a unique opportunity to delve into the rich tapestry of Taiwanese culture. Through indulging in authentic Taiwanese cuisine, interacting with local people, and experiencing diverse cultural facets, participants will embark on an unforgettable journey of exploring Eastern Taiwan.

The journey will commence with a delightful lunch at the Dawen Fish Farm Restaurant. Known for its array of fresh seafood like crab, shrimp, and fish. Moreover, you'll have the chance to engage in fishing and shrimp catching, embark on a scenic boat ride showcasing the breathtaking views of Yilan, and even create your own fish ball—immersing yourself in the local culture hands-on. Traditional dishes, including some unique options, await the curious and adventurous palate.

Following the Yilan Tour, we'll whisk you away to Tangweigou Jiaoxi Hot Spring Park. Jiaoxi, renowned for its abundance of agricultural treasures, hosts multiple semi-outdoor footbath ponds that offer visitors a warm and tranquil experience for a soothing footbath. Indulge in the serenity of the semi-outdoor footbath ponds set amidst picturesque landscapes. The Park boasts meticulously crafted green landscapes, complete with viewing pavilions, outdoor foot spas, and a traditional juniper spa. Ever experienced the delightful sensation of a 'hot spring fish pedicure'? It's a comfortable yet ticklish treat. Ready to give it a try?"

At nightfall, our next adventure will lead us to the lively and bustling Luodong Night Market. Explore stalls filled with traditional snacks like scallion pancakes and an assortment of local crafts, clothing, and accessories. Luodong Night Market is one of Taiwan’s biggest night markets and is a wonderful place to shop and dine. Lose yourself in the vibrant energy and flavors that define Taiwanese street culture.


Above all, this immersive cultural tour is priced at only 2,000 NTD per person, encompassing transportation, fishing/boating, the hot spring footbath, a delightful lunch, English tour guide, insurance, and the promise of creating lasting memories.

Why wait? Reserve your spot today and get ready for an experience that will stay with you for a lifetime! SIGN UP TODAY.

The deadline to submit your online registration is January 29th, 2024


  1. Fees will be collected when you board the bus.
  2. If you are allergic shell fish, seafood or you are vegetarian, we will prepare vegetarian set lunch for you.
  3. Due to limited seats and insurance regulations by the Taiwan Government, we will NOT accept on-site sign-ins and will not accept on-site tour cancellations. Once you've signed up, we aim to keep things streamlined without any need for changes or extra paperwork. Please take a moment to be certain before confirming your tour reservation, ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable experience for everyone involved.
Tel: +886-2-2938-7911   Fax: +886-2-2938-7882
64 Chi-Nan Road, Sec. 2, Wen-Shan, Taipei, 116, Taiwan, ROC