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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

Cedric C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Our tour guide Kelly was great. Friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. She shared really good insights about Taiwan, its culture, its people and its history. I would highly recommend the tour.

Cedric

Beth C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

The tour guide was very informative. Could eliminate one or two stops so more time can be spent at other stops e.g., temple.

Rafiq J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

I forgot the name of my tour guide, but she was great. It was a very comprehensive tour of Taipei as we covered the main sites. Also, lunch at this dim sum restaurant was very good. I have a recommend this tour.

wanderboy Singapore

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

I only have good words for this tour and our tour guide Gordon. he speaks English and was really knowledgeable about the places we visited.

I highly recommend this tour for solo travellers if you want to cover lots of places in Taipei just one day!

pscarbro25

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Sandra our tour guide was incredible! She was accommodating in meeting us since our hotel was outside of the tour radius, she is very knowledgeable, patient, and kind. This tour is worth the money because you see so many things in Taipei in one shot. It orients you well to the city so that you can go back and visit other sites. Thank you for a memorable time and a great experience!

Ernesto A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

TING IS THE BEST........

John K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Tour guide Kelly was incredible and provided the best tour in which I have ever participated. She cares so deeply for each person on her tours, and constantly strove to ensure everyone was comfortable. Even in a group setting, she provided an individualized experience. Her enthusiasm for her profession is palpable and it made for a truly pleasurable experience. Highly, highly recommended!

MingLi Z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

The guide was wonderful!

trscott29

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

With only a limited amount of time in Taipei, I decided to book a day tour and I'm glad I did. Not only did I visit some interesting places, I met some nice people, and had a fantastic tour guide. Ting was awesome! You can tell that she genuinely enjoys what she does and is more than happy to share her knowledge and love of Taiwan. I appreciated the directions beginning/end train station, line, exit , ticket price, and marked street route on how to get to back to my hotel from the last tour stop. This was done for each group member. After the tour, she sent an email with a list of things to do in Taipei, as well as a link to the many pictures she'd taken that day. I highly recommend this tour and Ting!

Mary D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

excellent.Kellie our guide was wonderful. She was extremely helpful and went beyond her duty to look after us. i highly recommend her1

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