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Pack in a full day of Taipei sightseeing at multiple must-see attractions in the capital, accompanied by an informative local guide. You’ll make stops at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Longshan Temple and Taipei 101; tour exhibits at the National Palace Museum; drive through Yangmingshan National Park; visit the Beitou Hot Spring Museum; Finish at Shilin Night Market.

Highlights

  • Full-day Taipei sightseeing tour
  • View Taipei 101, with optional entry to the 89th-floor observatory
  • Visit Longshan Temple and explore 8,000 years of Chinese history at the National Palace Museum
  • Drive through Yangmingshan National Park and discover thermal springs at the Beitou Hot Spring Museum
  • Hotel pickup included with drop-off at Shilin Night Market
  • Small-group tour limited to 16 people ensures a more personalized experience
  • Visit the Lin An Tai Historical House, a Southern Fujianese-style house, and the Grand Hotel, a Chinese Palace-style architecture

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What You Can Expect

Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour

Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour

If you have just one day to spend in Taipei, this ultimate city sightseeing tour covers the highlights. Your full-day itinerary begins with hotel pickup and transport to the the ornately designed Longshan Temple.

Visiting the facade of the Presidential Office Building for a few photo ops. Next up is Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, where you can walk up the 89 steps to the bronze statue commemorating the former President of the Republic of China. Followed by an hour of free time at Taipei 101, the world’s second tallest skyscraper. If you wish, ride the elevator to the 89th floor observatory or purchase lunch (admission and meal are your own expense).
Visit the Lin An Tai Historical House, a Southern Fujianese-style house, and the Grand Hotel, a Chinese Palace-style architecture.

Continue on with a drive through Yangmingshan National Park and stop at a scenic overlook (weather depending) for views of Mt Qixing (Seven Star Mountain) and Taipei city below. Then spend about an hour exploring the Thermal Valley, including the Beitou Hot Spring Museum to learn about the region’s bubbling springs.
Afterward, enjoy a 1- to 1.5-hour guided tour of the National Palace Museum, which includes painting, calligraphy, ceramics and bronzes along with Tang and Ming dynasty treasures on exhibit. Your guide points out the famous jadeite cabbage, meat-shaped stone (created from banded jasper) and the Cauldron of Duke Mao.


Finish up at the bustling Shilin Night Market with plentiful food and shopping options to satisfy any appetite. Stay as long as you like before making your own way back to your hotel or next sightseeing destination, with the Jiantan MRT Station conveniently located nearby.

Customer Reviews

Brian B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Our guide was incredible. This was the first tour I had taken and after taking several now, I wish I would have been more thankful at the time. The guide was super friendly and knowledgeable. She made sure we knew how to get home after the tour with a detailed map. Plenty of water on the tour van.

Andrew B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

This is the best tour to take in the primary highlights of the city if you have a short time in the area or if you are staying longer and want a good initial overview. Highly recommend this to first time visitors and those that want a refresher. If you are lucky enough to get Billy as your guide then you are in for a treat. He was very informative, personable, and an overall great host. He was genuinely interested in his group and went the extra mile to make sure his guests were well taken care of. One of the best guides I have encountered and I and #39;ve toured all over the world. Ask for Billy and you won and #39;t be disappointed!

Jessika R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

This tour was awesome! Our tour leader Kelly is what really made the trip, she was amazing! The tour was laid out really well, it is a really good way to get a taste of Taipei and Kelly was so excited and passionate the entire day. She provided us with so much interesting information about Taipei, Taiwan, the culture, the history, the people it was really cool. I would highly recommend this tour, and highly recommend requesting Kelly as your guide!

Luciana W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Me and My family we are total 6pax taken this tour last Thursday, Nov 10, 2016. Our guide on that day was Cola. She's kind and helpful spoken quite fluent English with American accent. Overall the itinerary was very helpful to help us first time visitor to Taipei understand about the city with its landmark in just one day. I truly recommended this tour for you who has just short period of time to know Taipei an amazing metropolitan city in the heart of Asia.

Jerone H USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Our tour guide Ting was great. She was very informative. Her English was very good. We got to see a lot of the city. We would definitely recommend this tour.

VTRR123

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Well organized and efficient small group tour including most Taipei highlights. The guide wore a bright yellow hat and was easy to spot in the crowd.

MARTA A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

The tour was most interesting and well organized it included almost everything worth seeing in Taipei. Our guide Ting was excellent she is fun, very knowledgeable and went out of her way to answer all our queries. She gave us useful tips on other things to see and do in Taipei. Congratulations on the choice of this guide!

Michael S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

This trip was a perfect way to see Taipei highlights!

Hérica K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Great small tour. Comfortable car, driver and tour guides were very good at their job. They went above and beyond to achieve our expectations and have a good visit in Taipei. Got to see several sites and learned so much. Had a great time and highly recommend this tour.

Maureen P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

I reviewed this last week. It was excellent and Shane and his colleague were outstanding.

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