With a fabulous selection of tours in Taipei, providing great value for money, you may want to consider visiting Taiwan for your next holiday or short break.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM TAIPEI
NOTE: MRT is an abbreviation for MASS RAPID TRANSIT (Taiwan Subway System)
Take in the sights of Taipei from an insider’s point of view as you travel through the city using local transportation!
A friendly and knowledgeable guide will accompany you by MRT, bus, bike and foot to a variety of metropolitan highlights throughout your full-day tour. You’ll see Taipei like the locals do, by cycling around Daan Forest Park, hiking to Elephant Mountain for the views, and visiting Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall. Numbers are limited to six people, ensuring a personalised experience on this small group tour.
SKIP-THE-LINE TAIPEI 101 LUXURY HALF DAY PRIVATE TOUR INCLUDING DINNER AND SHOPPING CREDIT
Explore Taipei 101, the tallest structure in Taiwan, and the third and sixth tallest skyscraper in Asia and the world respectively, with a private VIP guide.
You start with watching a beautiful sunset from the lofty observation deck, have dinner on the very exclusive 36th floor, and end with a NTD $1,000 credit to shop at the Taipei 101 Mall. This tour is your fast pass to the “backstage” of Taipei 101 that most tourists don’t have access to!
PRIVATE HALF DAY TOUR: ABORIGINAL VILLAGE AND HOT SPRINGS IN WULAI
Escape the hustle and bustle of Taipei by taking a trip to Wulai Aboriginal Village. Wulai is a small town in Taipei County, Taiwan, famous for its hot springs and aboriginal culture.
The name of the town derives from the Atayal phrase ‘kirofu ulai’ meaning “hot and poisonous”. Don’t let this scare you away from this lovely town! It may be small, but its colourful aboriginal culture, beautiful rolling mountains, hot springs and exotic cuisine make it a fairy-tale location.
1-DAY CYCLING TOUR: DAIYUJUE RIVER CYCLING PATH AND PINGLIN TEA INDUSTRY MUSEUM IN TAIPEI
Taiwan is a well-known for its tea industry, especially its Mountain Tea. Pinglin is the place in Taiwan with many tea farms, and the Pinglin Tea industry Museum is the world’s largest museum dedicated to tea.
Your cycling path for this tour is from the Pinglin Tea industry Museum towards Daiyujue Riverside, to Jingualiao to watch fish, then you will continue on to Jingualiao Tea Eco-village and return to your starting point. On the road, you can find rich vegetation and schools of fish. Enjoy the green mountains, pure water and mesmerising forest scenery that winds its way along the valley. This cycling activity is like a fresh and natural forest spa.
LONGSHAN TEMPLE AND BOPILIAO HISTORICAL BLOCK
Come and join this interesting tour to discover the most popular Taiwanese street food at the Huaxi Night Market, and explore the culture of Taoism by visiting the famous Longshan Temple, built in 1738.
TAIWAN 5-DAY CYCLING ESCAPADE TOUR
What better way to explore Taiwan than on a stimulating bicycle ride? Join us on this exuberant journey as we guide you along the beautiful terrains of the eastern coastline.
Throughout this 5-day tour, you will be immersed in the most authentic local culture, gorgeous scenery, and off-the-beaten-path attractions not for the average tourist.
Our team of experts will secure your safety during the ride so you can focus on just having fun!
5-HOUR SHIFEN OLD STREET WALK AND PINGXI SKY LANTERN TOUR: FROM TAIPEI
This is a romantic, nostalgic tour aiming to take you back to the golden age of historic coal mining town, Pingxi. Visiting the Shifen Old Street brings you back to the past; The Flying Sky Lantern inspires you to look into the future. This 5-hour tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off, a driver and a tour guide.
HALF DAY CULTURE TOUR: SHENKEN OLD STREET AND PINGXI SKY LANTERN: FROM TAIPEI
Shenken and Pingxi rural districts are both located in New Taipei City.
Shenken is formerly an agricultural and mining town, and it is now famous for its numerous tofu restaurants and vendors. Pingxi is well-known for its International Sky Lantern Festival. Join this tour to enjoy the famous tofu cuisine in distinctive cooking style at Shenken Old Street, and experience releasing the sky lantern with your wishes at Pingxi.
TAIPEI FULL DAY WALKING TOUR INCLUDING BAKING CLASS, RAMEN LUNCH, AND BEITOU HOT SPRING BATH
Take a full-day tour in Taipei with a private guide, that includes some delicious foods topped off by a hot spring bath at Sweet Me Hot Spring Resort.
Start with a baking class at Kuo Yuan Ye Museum of Cake and Pastry, then head to the Beitou district, which is known for its hot springs. Have lunch at Manlai Hot Spring Ramen, stroll around Beitou Hot Spring Park, and end your tour by winding down in a relaxing hot spring bath.
PRIVATE TAIWAN NORTHEAST COAST TOUR: LONGDONG, NANYA AND JIAOSHI HOT SPRINGS: FROM TAIPEI
If you love to photograph stunning seascapes, then this private day trip to Taiwan’s northeastern coast is for you!
Travel by private vehicle with an experienced guide and gain access to a variety of majestic natural landscapes.
You’ll marvel at coastal wildlife amid the unique geographical formations of Nanya, the rocky shore in Longdong, as well as Cape Santiago’s glimmering white lighthouse and Fulong Beach. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a delicious soak at Jiaoshi Hot Spring before you return.
3-HOUR WALKING CULTURE TOUR IN TAIPEI
This cultural tour programme was introduced to cater for the short term tourists to Taiwan.
This tour will immerse you in Taiwan. The average tour size is just 15 persons, which means plenty of attention from the experienced local tour guide. All tour guides have the tour operator license issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Tourism. Participants include people from all over the world.
During this tour, you will be visiting one of a number of attractions, such as Taipei 101, Raohe Night Market, Songshan Observation Deck, CKS Memorial Hall, SYS Memorial Hall, Bitan Scenic Area, or Longshan Temple.
FULONG OLD COALING CYCLING TOUR WITH SKY LANTERNS: FROM TAIPEI
Embark on this 9.5-hour biking tour to the Fulong Old Coaling Cycling Trail. Ride on the first railway tunnel, turned biking path, in northern Taiwan, viewing the ocean as you go. After the cycling part, visit the Yuanwangkeng Water Park for lunch, then transfer to ShiFen. Release a sky lantern that holds your greatest wish before returning to your departure point.
TAIPEI CHALLENGE TOUR: 15 BEST SIGHTS VISIT IN 4 HOURS
Are you ready for the most time-efficient tour Taipei has to offer? This tour is designed for travellers who have very limited time in Taipei and for those ready for a four-hour speed run through one of Asia’s most unique capitals.
The Instagram Challenge combines the recommendations of all the top travel media and organisations, and consists of the 15 best sights, sounds and tastes of Taipei. The attractions range from heritage sites steeped in historical culture such as ancient temples, to chic urban centres, modern shopping districts, towering skyscrapers, and delicacies unlike anything you’ve ever tried before.
FULL DAY PRIVATE PENGHU ISLANDS TOUR WITH LUNCH: FROM TAIPEI
Escape from your Taipei hotel to the wonderful unspoiled and tranquil Penghu Islands. This popular island tour lasts about 13 hours and is all inclusive, with lunch and a teatime meal.
Your licensed tour guide/private driver will collect you from your hotel in Taipei at 8am. Make the short 30-minute car journey to the local city airport where you will board your 9:30am flight to the Penghu Islands (Flight time 55 minutes). Arriving in Penghu at 10:30am, you will have the full day until sunset to explore with your private tour guide, driver and small group (if applicable). Prepare to be amazed by tropical beaches and historical relics on this exceptional private tour.
PRIVATE TAIPEI NIGHT TOUR: TEA CUISINE AND CULTURE DISCOVERY IN MAOKONG
MaoKong was the number one tea producing area in Taipei region in early days, and it has been influential on Taiwan tea culture today. On this private 4-hour night tour, you will have Taiwan tea tasting andas well as delicious cuisine, with tea seasoning. Plus, you will overlook the amazing panoramic night view of Taipei city from famous Elephant Mountain.
SMALL GROUP HIKING DAY TOUR ON QIXING MOUNTAIN: FROM TAIPEI
Lovers of the outdoors will enjoy a full day hike with beautiful scenery and endless nature. This Qixing Mountain hiking tour climbs the tallest mountain in Taipei. ‘Qixing’ means seven stars because from the peak of the mountain you can see the tops of the seven surrounding mountains. You’ll see a variety of wildlife and explore the winding paths on a great day out.
FAMILY FUN DAY TOUR AT TAIPEI CHILDREN AMUSEMENT PARK
You and your family will spend a fun tour day at the re-opened Taipei Children Amusement Park. You can enjoy different rides which are specially designed for different ages range. After having fun at the amusement park, your guide will take you to experience self-making pineapple cake.
SUN MOON LAKE ONE-DAY LEISURE TOUR: FROM TAIPEI
Explore the central and southern of Taiwan, discover Taiwan’s diverse and breathtaking geography as you tour the island’s varied terrain and enjoy some scenic, awe-inspiring sights.
Visit the must-see Sun Moon Lake, take a boat on the pristine blue water, or cycle on one of the best bike ways in the world. The Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area is praised for its five major recreational systems, including the lake, Shueili River, Puli, Jhuoshuei River and Jiji. Don’t miss this exciting adventure highlighting the beauty of Taiwan.
PRIVATE 4-HOUR WALKING TOUR OF THE WEST DISTRICT OF TAIPEI
Discover the West District of Taipei with your private guide during a 4-hour walking tour that starts in the morning near Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. Visit the popular monument in the heart of Taipei, try some tasty bites at Nanmen Market. Continue to Longshan Temple and take a look at the street life and shops of the vibrant Ximending district to end your tour.
CHIUFEN VILLAGE (JIUFEN) AND NORTHEAST COAST HALF DAY TOUR: FROM TAIPEI
Explore the Northeast Coast of Taipei and stroll through the Chiufen Village also known as Jiufen on this four-hour tour from Taipei. Drive to the east coast of Taipei to visit the Northeast Coast National Scenic Area, a popular swimming spot for the locals. Offering fascinating rock formations, lighthouses, fishing villages, pastoral farmlands and temples.
TAIPEI HALF DAY CITY TOUR
Get a glimpse of Taipei on this three-hour tour. See how the people live in this interesting city. Visit the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, the Martyrs’s Shrine, a classic Ming Dynasty architecture and later, on to the National Palace Museum. Conclude with a visit to a Handicraft Centre to view typical Taiwanese craftsmanship.
NANTOU WALKING ON SKY LADDER DAY TOUR: FROM TAIPEI
Join this adventure in Nantou, a journey to the heart of Taiwan. Full of enchantment and amazement, and venture through a forested mountain wonderland. Make your way through a sea of bamboo, cross a ravine of natural beauty on one of the few suspension ladder bridges in the world, and discover the mystical Taiji Canyon and Green Dragon Waterfall.
TAROKO GORGE DAY TRIP BY TRAIN: FROM TAIPEI
Join this exciting full-day trip to visit one of the seven wonders of the world, Taroko Gorge in Hualien, the east part of Taiwan.
Taroko National Park, sometimes called Taroko Gorge, and its surrounding area are famous for not only the mesmerising views and nature, but also their abundant supply of marble which leads to its nickname “The Marble Gorge”. Also visit Tunnel of Nine Turns, Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Grotto, Cisingtan Scenic Area and Hualien Stone Sculptural Park. Let’s visit the beautiful marble world together!
TREASURE HILL WALKING TOUR IN TAIPEI
Venture to Treasure Hill, a small artist village in southern Taipei city, on this 3-hour tour. Your knowledgeable guide leads you on an afternoon walking tour of art and architecture in the environmentally sustainable community, to help get you acquainted with the local residents and their unique urban lifestyle. Then follow up with a fun scavenger hunt, equipped with a map and camera, to try and discover secret spots.
PRIVATE TAKORO GORGE DAY TRIP: FROM TAIPEI
View the natural and cultural highlights of Taroko Gorge, one of the Seven Wonders of Asia, on a private trip from Taipei.
You will have the expertise of a private guide who has insider knowledge of Taroko National Park and its scenic spots.
You’ll have amazing views of the marble cliffs and features like Hualien Stone Sculptural Park and Eternal Spring Shrine, plus a walk round Tienhsiang and the Lushui Trail. Opt to travel by express train or private vehicle – your choice.
PRIVATE TOUR: BEITOU HOT SPRINGS AND NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM IN TAIPEI
Dip into the delights of Beitou on this private tour that includes time at its hot springs, admission to the National Palace Museum and lunch.
Enjoy Beitou’s public baths, built during the Japanese Colonial period, and view an impressive art collection while touring the palace museum with your private guide. Choose a standard lunch in a Taiwanese food court or upgrade to a 9-course meal at the luxurious Silk Palace restaurant. Your full-day tour includes a flexible itinerary and round-trip transport from your Taipei hotel by private vehicle.
PRIVATE TOUR: YANGMINGSHAN NATIONAL PARK DAY TRIP: FROM TAIPEI
Soak up some of Taiwan’s best natural landscapes on a private day trip to Yangmingshan National Park from Taipei.
Famous for its sulphurous rocks, hot springs and volcanic fumaroles, Yangmingshan includes an extensive network of hiking trails. Explore the rich diversity of flora and fauna as you visit an extinct volcano, Qingtiangang Meadow, and Bamboo Lake. Enjoy authentic Taiwanese cuisine at Stone House Restaurant, and transport by private minivan.
TAIPEI FOOD TOUR: NINGXIA NIGHT MARKET
This small-group Taipei food tour, limited to 12 people, gives you an authentic taste of delectable Taiwanese cuisine at Ningxia Market. Walk through the traditional night market with your informative local guide, choosing three ‘shiao chi’ (little eats) from nine different options available. Sample taro cake or fried yam balls, slurp some herb soup, nibble on pork leg rice, try tofu snacks, or devour oyster pancakes.
Your guide makes sure you don’t miss a single bite as you stroll among hundreds of street food vendors.
2-DAY PRIVATE TAROKO GORGE TRIP: FROM TAIPEI
Ride a van or sedan along Taiwan’s mountainous eastern coastline to Taroko Gorge National Park, and spend two days exploring Hualien County with a knowledgeable private guide.
Hike the flat riverside Shakadang Trail at Taroko Gorge, visit the Hualien Sugar Factory for a treat, and see what life was like in a former logging village at Lintian Shan Forestry Centre.
You’ll stay overnight at a cosy bed-and-breakfast in the countryside and two lunches featuring regional aboriginal cuisine. Hotel pickup, round-trip transfer from Taipei, and transport by private vehicle included.
TAIPEI BAR HOPPING TOUR
There’s no shortage of award-winning bars, and nightclubs in Taipei, and this tour introduces you to a few of the best!
During a fun-filled night you’ll be transported by minivan to three of Taipei’s most popular bars and clubs, each of them handpicked by a friendly local guide.
Enjoy a complimentary drink at each venue, where you can chat with the locals and dance the night away in the lively metropolis! Numbers are limited to 16 people, for a personalised experience with a small group as you revel in what’s arguably Asia’s hottest nightlife scene.
PRIVATE FOOD AND MARKET EVENING TOUR IN TAIPEI
This private walking tour of Taipei introduces your palate to local Taiwanese food at the Ningxia Night Market.
The traditional market, located in one of the oldest parts of Taipei, offers a delectable array of ‘shiao chi,’ or little eats. Stroll among the food stalls for tasty foods such as pork leg with rice, accompanied by shrimp soup. Vegetarians can order sticky rice with mushroom plus a variety of tofu-based options. Your private guide helps you get acquainted with this authentic market and experience Taipei like a local.
PRIVATE TAIWANESE COOKING CLASS AND MARKET TOUR IN TAIPEI
Prepare Taiwanese cuisine with an experienced instructor during a private 5-hour cooking lesson.
Before class, a knowledgeable private chef leads you through the traditional Shidong Market to discover fresh ingredients. Afterwards, visit a professional kitchen to cook three delicious dishes, such as pot stickers, beef noodle soup and oyster omelettes. You’ll learn a variety of cooking methods in this hands-on class that utilises the best of local produce. Choose from a selection of three set menus and enjoy your tasty creations during lunch!
PINGXI AND JIUFEN DAY TRIP WITH SKY LANTERN EXPERIENCE: FROM TAIPEI
Travel to the remote mountain town of Pingxi, renowned for its annual Sky Lantern Festival. Visit Shuinandong Area and see the unique blue and yellow colour swirls in the “Yin-Yang Sea”, visit the spectacular Gold Waterfall, another unique and beautiful sight. Hotel transport from Taipei by luxury sedan, van or minibus is included.
Tour numbers are limited to 7 people maximum, ensuring an intimate experience with a small group.
SMALL GROUP TEA OF TAIPEI TOUR WITH CITY SIGHTSEEING
Enjoy a tea and sightseeing tour steeped in history from Taipei! Taste tea and explore the Bagua Tea Plantation, the largest in northern Taiwan.
Your tour includes a 25-minute ride on the Maokong Gondola, a visit to Chih Nan Temple, a stroll on Shihting Old Street and scenic views of Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Lake). You’ll get to taste tea with an expert of tea ceremony. Numbers are limited to 7 people, for a personal experience.
ULTIMATE TAIPEI SIGHTSEEING TOUR
If you have just one day to spend in Taipei, this city sightseeing tour covers it all! Your savvy, local guide takes you to must-see attractions in the capital city, from outstanding architectural feats of Taipei 101 to the elaborate Longshan Temple.
You’ll stop by the Lin An Tai Historical House, the Grand Hotel, National Palace Museum, Shilin Night Market and the Beitou Hot Spring Museum to learn about the bubbling springs that make the thermal valley famous. Numbers are limited to 16 people, ensuring personalised attention.