Take a Day Tour to Yehliu, Jiufen, & Pingxi With a Knowledgeable Tour Guide

  • Operation DayMonday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
  • DepartureMorning
  • Duration1 Day
  • Pick-up Time08:00
  • Vehicle Type20-seater mini bus or 9-seater mini van (according to the number of participants)
  • Meeting PointMRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07), Exit 2
  • Drop-off PointMRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07) / Xinyi Shopping District (Taipei 101)

Highlights

  • Enjoy the unique and different kinds of rock formation in Yehliu Geopark
  • Experience the nostalgic charm of the picturesque Jiufen Village
  • Most featured and well known for travelers across the world: the Pingxi Sky Lantern
  • Be amazed on the view of the Northeast Coast of Taiwan
  • Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 1 participant

Overview

Without having to travel far, these small towns in suburban Taipei have their own charms and flavors for you to discover.

Yehliu Geopark will give you a peace of mind and a breath of fresh air. Likewise the Jiufen Village is one of them, a hillside town that was once prosperous during the boom of gold mining.

And end the tour with the fantastic view at the little Niagara falls in Taiwan and experience the once-in-a-life-time Pingxi Sky Lantern releasing, which you can write your wish on it to set into the sky.

  • 08:00

    Meet your tour guide at MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07), Exit 2

  • 08:50-10:00

    Yehliu Geopark

    One of the premier destinations in North Taiwan, Yehliu Geopark is home to a number of unique geological formations including the iconic “Queen’s Head”. Besides the Queen’s Head, other remarkable formations include Sea Candles, Fairy Shoe, Ginger Rocks, Elephant Rock, Ice Cream Rock, Kissing Rock, and Princess’ Head.

  • 10:50-13:00

    Jiufen Village (lunch on your own arrangement)

    Jiufen Village, flourished in the 1940s due to the gold mining industry, even though the golden age has long gone, this small town still has lots of stories to tell. The movie “A City of Sadness” directed by award winning director Hou Hsiao-hsien, made Jiufen Village once again brought to people’s attention, and has become the most popular tourist spot in Northern Taiwan. You may take a sit in one of these unique tea shops, and enjoy a picturesque view of the town. Or stroll along the street, where you may enjoy a little shopping for the local snacks and souvenirs. If you have a sweet tooth, don’t miss opportunity to try the famous local snack “Taro Balls”!

  • 13:40-14:20

    Shifen Waterfall

    Shifen is well known for the Shifen Waterfall or the little Niagara of Taiwan, a 20 meter tall waterfall that creates a rainbow as it splashes into the lake, widely regarded as the most scenic in all of Taiwan.

  • 14:30-16:00

    Shifen Old Street (Sky Lantern releasing)

    The train station located down the river from the waterfall area, originally built for transporting coal, was built right alongside the Shifen Old Streets, and today stands as a reminder of Taiwan’s history and culture. Not far away, the Pingxi Sky Lantern area is where you can write your wish on your lantern to set into the sky.

  • 16:50

    Drop off at Xinyi Shopping District (Taipei 101)

    Finally, after enjoying and relaxing through nature it’s time to go back to the city and have a quick memorable time in the most iconic Taipei 101.

    Your tour ends with return transport to your chosen drop off location. Either at Xinyi Shopping District (Taipei 101) or MRT Zhongxiao Xinshen Station.

  • 17:00

    Drop off at MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07)

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Professional licensed tour guide (Mandarin / English / Japanese)
  • Local transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance ticket (Yehliu Geopark)
  • Sky Lantern launching experience (3-4 people share 1 lantern)
  • Local General Liabilities Insurance
  • Food and beverage
  • Gratuities
Important Notice
  1. Tour commentary will be provided in Mandarin, English and Japanese.
  2. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  3. The sequence and time of stay at tour stops may be adjusted according to the traffic/weather condition.
  4. If the tour has to be cancelled due to bad weather, we will contact you no later than the evening before the excursion day by email or SMS.
  5. Please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes earlier than the pick-up time.
  6. Each guest is allowed to bring one piece of carry-on baggage.
  7. This tour is not recommended to wheelchair users and people with physical disabilities.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, you must cancel your booking at least 24 hours before the listings local pick-up time(GMT+8). Please contact us by email or phone. 

 

Email: edisonts@ms6.hinet.net 

Phone: +886 2 25635313

 

No-shows are defined as passengers who do not show up on time for the tours. In this event, the bookings will be cancelled and non-refundable.

 

Cancellations made 24 hours or more in advance of the listing’s pick-up time in the local time zone: full refund

Cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance of the listing’s pick-up time in the local time zone: non-refundable

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