Sun Moon Lake, Tai­wan (30km)

HK Magazine - - TRAVEL -

Tired of all the hus­tle and bus­tle in Taipei? Head south and get some fresh air at Sun Moon Lake in Taichung. The en­tire course around the lake takes up to four hours, but it’s a flat and smooth ride em­bel­lished with the ver­dant beauty of palm trees and ferns, and oc­ca­sion­ally en­livened with wildlife like frogs and birds. Hop off your bike to revel in the sun­rise on Shui She Dam, or grab a quick lunch from street ven­dors along the way. In Novem­ber you can catch the Tai­wan Cy­cling Fes­ti­val, which fea­tures a month of themed bike rides in­clud­ing a “Come! Bike­day” leisurely tour around Sun Moon Lake (Nov 13).

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($148, nt­bus.com.tw) which in­cludes a bus ticket from Taichung to Sun Moon Lake, a boat ride around the lake’s at­trac­tions, a roundthe-lake bus pass and a bike rental voucher.

Nan­tou Bus Sun Moon Lake Bike Pass

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