Pingtung, Taiwan

This is an idyllic location perfect for a family or group of friends to try countryside life and learn some Chinese together. The free sleeping arrangement in a large room feels like camping but with more comfortable bedding. For a family with children, you can meet local families and take part in charity events. Pingtung’s sub-tropical climate guarantees pleasant spring temperatures all year round.

Programme duration is 1-4 weeks but a longer stay is possible. Please, check the availability with our team.

Check-in and check-out days are on weekends only.

This programme is suitable for groups of 2-5 people.

Lessons are taught in your travel group by a professional Chinese teacher. Lessons can take place in a classroom or an outdoor location of your interest. Free handouts are given to help you learn.

  • Class: Small group
  • Hours: 2h/day (Mon-Fri). Total of 10 hours per week.
  • Level: All levels
  • Lessons: General Chinese. Daily conversation
  • Materials: Handouts

Located on the premises of a charity organisation, the accommodation is on the third floor of the building. It consists of two large wooden floored rooms with free sleeping arrangements and comfortable bedding. Rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, desk, wardrobe, and locker. There is a fridge and drinking water fountain in the kitchen where you can make light meals. The shared bathroom has a hairdryer and toiletries. One of the larger rooms also has access to a rooftop balcony.

  • Type: Hostel
  • Room: Large room
  • Bed: Free sleeping space with floor bedding
  • Bathroom: Shared

Half-board

(Breakfast and dinner)

Half-board

(Breakfast and dinner)

Your one-day sightseeing tour is guided by your teacher. It’s scheduled for a Saturday or Sunday but possibly on a weekday. The recommended tours are shown below but you can always discuss other options with your teacher.

  • Frequency: 1 tour per week
  • Duration: 5 hours per tour
  • Instruction language: Chinese and English
  • Available tours: Zhutian Train Station & Pingtung Hakka Cultural Museum OR Wanjin Catholic Church & Climbing Museum OR Xiaoliuqiu Sanlong Palace & Vase Stone

You can participate in one chosen cultural activity on your preferred day and time. It’s taught either by your teacher or artists working for the charity. All materials are provided.

  • Frequency: 1 activity per week
  • Duration: 3 hours per activity
  • Instruction language: Chinese and English
  • Available activities: Paper cutting, Karaoke, Origami, Flower arrangement, Embroidery, Local shopping

Group of 2-5 people: £586 per person/per week

  • Fees are the total cost of ONE person stay for ONE week
  • Learning materials for Chinese lessons and cultural activities are included
  • Entrance tickets and transport costs for tours are not included.