Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Chiufen Village (Jiufen) and Northeast Coast Half-Day Tour from Taipei. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
Great tour, I loved seeing the Northeast coast. The scenery is great. The driver was very safe and the guide spoke excellent English. Chiufen Village was far more crowed than I would have preferred, especially in the shopping area. Everything under the control of our guide/tour company went very smoothly.
Clean and comfortable small bus for our group of 7. We saw the amazing rock formations and had ample time to walk through the jiu fen streets, sampling so many local delicacies.
The road uphill to jiu fen was quite steep with many bends but the driver was cautious and navigated the bends gently.
Small village perched on mountainside with narrow alleys with shops selling mostly rubbish.
It was still better than Taipei markets, with a couple of very nice Tea Houses.
Good half day trip
This tour was great. Obviously as it's only a half-day you can't spend a long time meandering anywhere, but it's perfect for seeing the sights of Chiufen. The guide is lovely and speaks English, Chinese and Japanese. Highly recommended.
I was fortunate to join a small group of 6, lead by Jack the guide. We made 3 about stops along the way each lasting about 15minutes to Jiufen/Chiufen allowing the group to take pictures. In Chiufen we stayed about an hour. Overall the trip was enjoyable and I felt it was nicely paced: not rushed.
Jiufen was a perfect half day tour to take from Taipei. The views along the ocean are gorgeous. I highly recommend getting through the Jiufen tourist area and spend more time tasting the various teas. It was a fun way to spend the afternoon.
This tour is very interesting but i think next time we'll make it a whoke day tour because half day is not enough
Wow, we loved this trip! Our guide, Danny, was very knowledgeable and enjoyable. The ride to the Northeast Coast is breathtaking. This was by far, our most favorite activity in Taipei. I highly recommend this tour to all visitors. Great way to spend your afternoon.
Spectacular and joyful experience. Guide made it funny and easy going.
It was wonderful! The tourguide was great and the scenery amazing!
The half day tour to Chiufen Village and the Northeast coast was a lot of fun! We enjoyed the drive along the coast and many stops for beautiful photographs of the coastline and rock formations. We had about an hour to explore Chiufen Village, which was a bit rushed but still enough time to do some shopping. The main shopping street was crowded with tourists, but it was fun to be part of the crowd enjoying the food stands and little shops. The views from the hilltop village were amazing. This is a unique place, not to be missed!