• Tour code: 5972TPELAYOVER
  • Location: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Duration: 4-5 hours

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Take a private and customizable half-day tour of Taipei while on layover at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. Specially designed for business travelers and visitors with limited time for sightseeing, this layover tour with your very own guide introduces you to the city’s major landmarks. Visit Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, the National Theater and Concert Hall, Taipei 101, Confucius Temple and the UNESCO-listed Baoan Temple. Enjoy a flexible itinerary, including a restaurant lunch or dinner plus round-trip airport transport (or hotel drop-off) by private vehicle.


  • 4- to 5-hour private layover tour in Taipei from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
  • See Taipei City’s main landmarks with a flexible itinerary
  • Witness the hourly changing of honor guards at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
  • Ride an elevator to the top of the Taipei 101 skyscraper
  • Learn about Chinese philosophy at Confucius Temple and visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Baoan Temple
  • Enjoy commentary by an informative guide and insider tips from a private driver
  • Air-conditioned private car or van with round-trip airport transport or hotel drop-off

What You Can Expect

Taipei Layover Tour: Private City Sightseeing with Round-Trip Airport Transport

Taipei Layover Private Sightseeing Tour with Round-Trip Airport Transfer

Located just 24.5 miles (40 km) from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei city makes for an easy-to-do layover tour. Start your private tour of Taipei with airport pickup in the morning or afternoon, depending on your flight arrival. Your knowledgeable guide transfers you by private vehicle and introduces you to several prominent landmarks.

Your first stop is Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, a commemorative monument where you can watch the changing of honor guards. Admire Chinese pavilions, pools and gardens at the nearby National Theater and Concert Hall before heading to Taipei 101. You’ll ascend the world’s second tallest skyscraper in just 37 seconds, arriving at the 89th-floor observatory for sweeping views of the Taipei city skyline. 

Continue on to Confucius Temple and learn from your guide about the philosopher’s influence on Chinese culture. Following a restaurant lunch or dinner (depending on timing), your guide accompanies you to the World Heritage–listed Baoan Temple, whose ornate architectural features have been well-maintained throughout its 200 years. Your guide describes Emperor Baosheng’s healing traditions before returning you to the Taipei airport. Alternatively, you can opt for hotel drop-off.

Please note: This private sightseeing tour of Taipei can be customized to your interests; please list any special interests you have (e.g. art, architecture, history, culture, shopping) at the time of booking to alert your guide, so that he or she can better prepare for your private tour.

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