COMPLIMENTARY TOUR HIGHLIGHT: Dragon Boat Festival Experience Tour Longtan District, Taoyuan City
(Tour fully booked, no onsite registrations accepted due to insurance issues)
Please present the tour confirmation letter when the tour bus arrives at hotel.
Admission only upon showing this letter.
This complimentary tour is especially arranged by the organizing committee to showcase the beauty of Taiwan.
All ISSA2017 are kindly invited to participate in this spectacular tour! We kindly encourage you to pre-register.
Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time: 8:00 – 15:00 h
(Return in time for the Welcome and Award Reception)
The Dragon Boat Festival (Duanwu Festival) is a traditional holiday that commemorates the life and death of the famous Chinese scholar Qu Yuan. The festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar, it is said the sun is right in the middle height this day. It falls on May 30, 2017.
In this tour, delegates will experience the activity and food of Dragon Boat Festival by wearing perfumed medicine bag and watching dragon boat races at Longtan Pond, Taoyuan, which draws in hundreds and thousands of people every year; also, rice dumplings (Zongzi) will be served for lunch.
After lunch, delegates will continue their journey to Daxi Old Street, where used to be a bustling hub for camphor and tea trades in early 20th century, for the rich cultural and baroque style architectures.
Dragon Boat Race
Daxi Old Street
*The pick-up points are at the lobby of the official hotels.
*Private coach, experienced English-speaking guide and light lunch will be provided.