The average price of a 7-day trip to Alishan is $938 for a solo traveler, $1,685 for a couple, and $3,158 for a family of 4. Alishan hotels range from $60 to $275 per night with an average of $106, while most vacation rentals will cost $140 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Chiayi Airport (CYI) are between $88 and $101 per person for economy flights and $276 to $317 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $48 to $104 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Alishan, TW

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to CYI and stay in a Alishan hotel:

  • January 29th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 16th)
  • May 28th to July 1st (except the week of June 4th)
  • October 29th to December 30th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Alishan is usually mid December.

 

Average Alishan Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Alishan for a week is $878-$1,509($125-$216 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $48 to $104 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $86 to $85 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $101 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $116 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Alishan for a week is $1,304-$2,354($186-$336 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $208 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $172 to $170 for economy

Lodging: $76 to $101 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $95 to $116 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Alishan for a week is $2,546-$4,464($364-$638 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $416 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $344 to $340 for economy

Lodging: $152 to $202 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $143 to $162 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Alishan

How cheap can you make a vacation to Alishan? The cheapest trip to Alishan is about $52 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $54.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Alishan for a week is $367-$767($52-$110 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $23 to $46 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $86 to $85 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Alishan for a week is $614-$1,174($88-$168 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $92 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $172 to $170 for economy

Lodging: $54 to $60 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Alishan for a week is $1,180-$2,348($169-$335 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $184 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $344 to $340 for economy

Lodging: $108 to $120 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $56 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is harder to travel to Alishan cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Alishan Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Alishan.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Alishan for a week is $1,706-$6,665($244-$952 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $96 to $198 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $218 to $239 for first class

Lodging: $136 to $275 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $840 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Alishan for a week is $2,596-$8,290($371-$1,184 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $192 to $396 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $436 to $478 for first class

Lodging: $136 to $275 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $840 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Alishan for a week is $5,192-$14,564($742-$2,081 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $384 to $792 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $872 to $956 for first class

Lodging: $272 to $550 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $600 to $1,344 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Alishan Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Alishan is higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Alishan due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Alishan Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Alishan hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Alishan.

 

Flight Costs to Alishan

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $101 average in early to mid October to a low of $88 in mid December. Median flight price is $99. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Alishan our data includes 2 originating airports, and 2 airlines. The area has less variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Alishan from an airport like Kinmen (KNH) in Kinmen (Taiwan) for an average $101 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Ma Kung AB (MZG) in Makung (Taiwan) at an average of just $84.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Thursday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Alishan, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $12, so you can easily save about 14% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Alishan can easily cost $340 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $23 per person. Private tours can cost $685 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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