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Jiufen and Pingxi Day Tour from Taipei with Sky Lantern Making Experience

red lanterns at Jiufen Old Street Taipei Taiwan

Jiufen Old Street Taipei

Walk the streets of Jiufen, the town that inspired the Miyazaki animated film classic "Spirited Away". Learn about its history from an experienced miner then make your own sky lantern at Pingxi.

  • red lanterns at Jiufen Old Street Taipei Taiwan
  • Jiufen and Pingxi Taipei view of the mountains
  • Jiufen Lantern Making red lantern with wishes
  • Jiufen Taipei view from house at mountainside
  • Jiufen Old Street Taipei tourists with umbrellas
Rediscover the charming old towns of Jinguashi, Jiufen, and Pingxi! Explore Jinguashi as a former miner shares insights about how the towns are centers of history and culture.

Walk through the narrow, cobbled streets of Jiufen, particularly the Shiunandong Area. See the waters cascading from the Golden Waterfalls, view the tranquil blue and yellow hues of the Yin-Yang Sea, and admire the surrounding landscapes in the area. The town is famous for inspiring the Miyazaki classic animated film, “Spirited Away”.

Afterwards, proceed to Pingxi, where you can try your hand at making your own sky lanterns. Make a wish and release your sky lantern at Shifen Old Street.
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 102.87
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Child (Age 3-12)
USD 89.16
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Infant (Age 0-2)
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 102.87
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Child (Age 3-12)
USD 89.16
USD 89.16
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / English-speaking guide / 1 Sky Lantern (sharing for 2 people)
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  • 09:00 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Taipei
  • 10:00 Ruins of the Jinguashi Mines
    Meet an experienced Jinguashi miner and proceed to the mine ruins to learn about the history and culture of Jiufen and Jinguashi.
  • 10:50 Golden Waterfall, Yin-yang Sea, and View of Jinguashi
    Jiufen and Pingxi Taipei view of the mountains Be in for a vibrant display of nature in Jinguashi. Journey to a hidden spot where you can best admire the cascading waters of the Golden Waterfall and the Yin-Yang Sea's swirls of blue and yellow. Then pause for a short break and savor a delicious lunch at your own expense while in Jiufen.
  • 14:30 Lantern-Making Experience in Pingxi
    Jiufen Lantern Making red lantern with wishes Proceed to Shifen Old Street in Pingxi District, where you can give lantern-making a try. Sky lanterns are known to grant hopes and wishes, so don't forget to write yours down on your lantern before releasing it!
  • 17:00 Drop-off at Select Hotels in Taipei
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • This tour requires a reasonable degree of physical fitness.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Walking shoes
    • No high heels
    • It usually rains in the Jiufen mountain village. Please bring umbrellas if possible.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Handicap services are available upon request. Please indicate upon booking if needed.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Japanese speaking guides are available. Please submit your request at the time of booking.
    • Transportation during the tour will be by 5-seater sedan, 9-seater van, or a 21-seater minibus depending on the number of passengers.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 14.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 09:00 local time, 2 business days to 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 8 hour(s)
Availability Daily

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