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Taroko Gorge Full-Day Tour from Taipei

Admire the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Taroko Gorge, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Asia, on this 13-hour tour from Taipei. There will be a guide to drop you off at the train station to let you hop on a train bound for Haulien; enjoy the scenic ride and learning about your destination on the way. Arrive at this top attraction and start exploring its sheer marble cliffs, winding tunnels and the vein of the Liwu River flowing through the gorge. Stop at a traditional Taiwanese restaurant for a lunch of typical local fare before heading to Chi-Hsing Beach and the Hualien Stone Sculpture Park. Lunch and round-trip transportation from Taipei hotels are included.
  • Duration: 13 hours
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$145.00 USD
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  • Duration: 13 hours
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$145.00 USD

Pingxi and Jiufen Day Trip from Taipei with Sky Lantern Experience

Travel from Taipei to Jinguashi, Jiufen, and Pingxi. These charming, old-world destinations are great for romantic outings, nostalgic walks, and dining in traditional restaurants and teahouses. Take in amazing views of the ocean and surrounding landscapes while getting taught about the area's history. Wander the narrow cobbled streets of Jiufen, a town famous for having been an inspiration for the Miyazaki classic Spirited Away. Make sky lanterns by yourself and release them to send your wishes to the heaven in Pingxi, known for its annual Sky Lantern Festival. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$100.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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$100.00 USD

Small-Group Tour: Jiufen, Yehliu Geopark, and Shifen from Taipei

Taiwan's Northeast Coast National Scenic Area is one of the country's most beautiful and best reputed; discover why on this day trip to Jiufen, Yehliu Geopark, and Shifen from Taipei. Travel with a guide and a small group of eight people or fewer to see the striking natural and cultural attractions of the region, including distinctive rock formations, waterfalls, and historical alleys lined with contemporary street food. This tour includes guided commentary (choose between Mandarin or English) and round-trip transportation from Taipei.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$33.00 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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$33.00 USD

Jiufen Village (Chiufen) and Northeast Coast Half-Day Tour from Taipei

Drive along the Northeast Coast National Scenic Area of northeastern Taiwan and stroll through charming Jiufen on this guided half-day tour from Taipei. Marvel at the unique rock formations at the Nanya coastline and see Pitou Cape. You'll pass fishing villages and pastoral farmlands before enjoying the charming teahouse-lined streets of Jiufen, also known as Chiufen. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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$45.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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$45.00 USD

Taroko Gorge Day Tour from Taipei by Train

Travel round-trip by rail from Taipei to Hualien on a full-day tour of Taroko Gorge, situated within Taroko National Park. A professional guide greets you upon arrival, and whisks you away to top attractions, including the Tunnel of Nine Turns, Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Grotto, Cisingtan Scenic Area, and Hualien Stone Sculptural Park. Admire waterfalls and marble cliffs as you take in the glorious views. Lunch and hotel transfers are included.
  • Duration: 13 hours
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$140.00 USD
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  • Duration: 13 hours
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$140.00 USD

Full-Day Private Taroko National Park Tour from Hualien City

The Taroko National Park is home to some of Taiwan’s most impressive natural scenery and a private tour means you can explore at your own pace. On this full-day tour from Hualien City, visit Chishingtan Beach, Swallow’s Grotto, and Eternal Spring Shrine; admire views of the Qingshui Cliffs and Taroko Gorge; and enjoy a leisurely hike to Baiyang Waterfall.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$58.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Tea of Taipei: Small-Group Tour with Taipei City Sightseeing

Combine a full day of sightseeing with Taiwanese tea tasting in Taipei. Take a ride on the Maokong Gondola, get the opportunity to meet highly skilled local tea experts who will teach you how to steep the perfect pot of tea and stop at a lookout point above Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Lake). You’ll visit the picturesque Bagua Tea Plantation. Numbers are limited to 7 people for more personalized attention from your guide. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$100.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Northern Coast Half-Day Tour including Yehliu Park from Taipei

Explore the harbor city of Keelung and the Northeast Coast National Scenic Area of northeastern Taiwan on this half-day trip from Taipei. Your knowledgeable guide explains the unique rock formations at Yehliu Geopark and the significance of Keelung’s statue of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. Relax with air-conditioned coach transport including hotel pickup and drop-off, and pose for plenty of photo ops!
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$41.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Hualien East Coast Full-Day Tour

Escape the city for a scenic drive along Taiwan’s most renowned coastal road, Highway 11, and enjoy spectacular views of the East Rift Valley, the Central Mountains, and the Pacific Coast. Stop along the way to climb Dashibi Hill, admire the Xinshe rice terraces, visit the old Japanese logging village of Morisaka, and stroll around Liyu lake.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$58.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Yangmingshan National Park and Hot-Spring Half-Day Tour from Taipei

Experience the volcanic landscapes of Yangmingshan National Park and soak in the luxuriant Beitou (Peitou) hot springs on this half-day tour from Taipei. You’ll drive past fumaroles and crater lakes, stopping for photo ops of the thermal activity. Then relax in the sulfurous waters at Beitou Hot Spring Park whose open-air municipal public baths were constructed during Taiwan’s Japanese Colonial period. Round-trip hotel transport by air-conditioned coach is included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$52.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Taroko Gorge Small-Group, Full-Day Tour from Hualien City

The Taroko Gorge is one of Taiwan’s most impressive natural wonders and visiting on a small-group tour ensures a more personalized experience. On this full-day tour from Hualien City, enjoy a leisurely hike along the Shakadang Trail, admire the Eternal Spring Shrine and Swallow’s Grotto, and enjoy a traditional Taiwanese lunch at a local restaurant (own expense).
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$66.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Zhuilu Old Trail Hike from Hualien City: Full-Day Taroko Gorge Hike

The Zhuiliu Old Trail is one of Taiwan’s most spectacular hikes, but hikers need a permit to discover the ancient route. This full-day hiking adventure from Hualien City takes care of all the details, so you can focus on admiring the dramatic Zhuliu cliffs and marble-walled canyons of the Taroko Gorge.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$109.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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$109.00 USD

1-Day Cycling Tour: Daiyujue River Cycling Path and Pinglin Tea Industry Museum

Escape the city and spend the day in Taiwan’s countryside on a cycling tour from Taipei. Ideal for active travelers and lovers of the outdoors, this tour reveals the tea plantations of Pinglin and the nature trains of the Daiyuje River. Exploring by bike gives with a more intimate glimpse into the area while hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off mean that you won’t have to worry about finding a meeting point.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$135.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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$135.00 USD

Private full day trip to Pinxi, Shifen & Jiufen

Escape the crowded city of Taipei for the day and discover the natural beauty of the Taiwanese countryside. It takes over an hour to get to Pingxi and Shifen by train, so enjoy a private tour with a professional guide to save yourself time and stress. Immerse yourself in the culture and history of these towns. Experience a 40 meter waterfall, fly your own sky lantern, and taste a taro dessert at a mountaintop café.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$64.69 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Sun Moon Lake 1-Day Leisure Tour from Taipei

The magnificent Sun Moon Lake lies at the heart of Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range, a scenic three-hour drive from Taipei. On this tour, take in all the highlights of the natural wonder as you visit Xiangshan Visitor Center, hike around the lakeside, and enjoy a boat cruise around Lalu Island.
  • Duration: 1 day
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$220.00 USD
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Private Charter from Taipei:Yehliu Geopark and Shifen (8 Hours)

Skip the stress of navigating public transport and make the most of your time in Taipei on a private tour of Shifen Waterfall and Yehilu Geopark, the ideal choice for nature lovers with limited time in Taiwan's capital. Traveling with a private driver means that you can make convenience stops whenever you see fit and customize your itinerary to spend as much or as little time at each stop. 
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$222.00 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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$222.00 USD

Yingge and Sansia Half-Day Folk Arts Tour from Taipei

Discover two cultural gems in Taiwan’s crown on this half-day Yingge and Sansia folk arts tour from Taipei. Explore the town of Yingge with your guide and gain insight into Taiwan’s pottery-making heritage. Admire hand-painted replicas of beautiful Ming vases and watch artisan potters at a local pottery factory. Visit the 19th-century Ching Shui Tsu Shih Temple in Sansia. Marvel at the impressive wood carvings you find and learn of the temple’s checkered past. Then, follow your guide through Sansia’s streets, where wood carvings and stone sculptures adorn the buildings. 
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Jiufen, Shifen, Pingxi Day Trip with Sky Lantern Experience

Private 10-hours tour conducted by professional licensed local sightseeing taxi from Taipei to incredible attractions in Jiufen Old Street, Shifen, Pingxi (with sky lantern experience):   Local Chinese or English-speaking tour guideAccommodates up to 6 personsChild, elderly and handicap-friendly tourInclude hotel pick-up and drop-off at TaipeiTravel around a private license sightseeing vehicle (the remaining cost of the sightseeing taxi of NTD4,500 per group shall be paid to the driver in cash) As this is a private tour, we can customise the itinerary according to your needs and preferences. The tour is suitable for children, elderly and the handicapped as well.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$75.00 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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$75.00 USD

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Jiufen and Shifen day trip from Taipei with sky lantern experience! (8 hours)

Visit Jiufen and Shifen on a day trip from taipei !  Prepare for your trip to Taiwan's mountainous interior with a door-to-door transport from Taipei hotels. Witness the historic villages and spectacular coast in Jiufen, enjoying your very first sky lantern experience in Shifen! Now grab your luggage, let's go to Jiufen and Shifen!And we don't have a minimum number of application, so no need to worry about sudden cancellation!Only on Finemakers!※The tour starts at 13:00 every day.※Please note that we pick up travelers at selected hotel only. Hotel information listed in pick up details.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$68.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day Taroko Gorge Group Tour by Air

This day tour to Taroko Gorge is ideal for anyone short on time. Fly straight to Hualien, round-trip from Taipei, and get whisked away to Taroko National Park for a guided tour. Explore the precipitous Qixingtan Beach and Qingshui Cliff, and take in stunning views of the Liwu River and Taroko Gorge from the Shakadang and Lushui trails. Plus, visit the Dongdamen Night Market, too.
  • Duration: 15 hours
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$220.00 USD
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  • Duration: 15 hours
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$220.00 USD

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Ultimate Taipei Day Tour

Ancient China, colonial Formosa and ultra-modern Taipei, all yours to experience on Ultimate Taipei Tour. You'll cover must-see places in style on this full day tour mixing tradition, history and places of scenic beauty.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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$124.43 USD
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Private Tour: Beitou Hot Springs and National Palace Museum in Taipei

Dip into the delights of Beitou on this private full-day tour that includes a luxurious soak in the outdoor hot springs. You’ll learn about the history of the region’s Japanese baths at the Beitou Hot Springs Museum and, back in Taipei, enjoy an independent tour of the collections at the National Palace Museum. This personalized itinerary includes your choice of a standard lunch in a Taiwanese food court or a 9-course meal at the elegant Silks Palace restaurant.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$162.50 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Sun Moon Lake One Day Express Tour

Offering crystal blue water surrounded by lush forests, bamboo and mountains on all sides, Sun Moon Lake is Taiwan's most visited attraction. Blessed with more than natural scenery, Sun Moon lake offers a plethora of culturally rich temples, shrines, pagodas and other monuments which serve only to accentuate the area's natural beauty. Artists and poets have attempted to capture this enchantment for centuries.
  • Duration: 1 day
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$300.00 USD
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  • Duration: 1 day
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$300.00 USD

Customize Your Amazing Private Day Tour With Tour Guide in Taipei (8 hours)

Customize your itinerary and discover the best of Taipei on this full-day private tour. Visit the city’s key landmarks according to your interests such as Taipei 101, the Shilin Night Market, Elephant Mountain, Lungshan Temple, and more. Learn more about Taiwan’s rich history, culture, and gastronomy from your guide as you tour this lively city.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$395.00 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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