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2020 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival Day Tour from Taipei (February 07)

Taiwan Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival

Don't miss the annual Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival

Experience the magic of a thousand lights illuminating the night sky at the 2020 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival in Taiwan. Write down your heart's desires on a paper lantern and release it into the sky on this one-day-only event!

  • Taiwan Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival
  • shifen old railway tracks women taking photos
  • Shifen Waterfall
  • Shifen Old Street
  • lantern with paintings pingxi sky lantern festival
  • raohe street night market taiwan
  • Taiwan Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival
Declared by the Discovery Channel as one of the best festivals from around the world, the 2020 Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival on February 07, 2020 boasts more than a hundred years of history. It stems from the tradition of farmers releasing rice paper lanterns into the night sky to ask their gods and ancestors for a plentiful harvest.

Today, this tradition lives on as more than 80,000 visitors swarm the hillside town of Shifen to take part in this annual event. Secure your tickets now and grab the chance to release your wishes into the heavens!
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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • 08:00 Pick-up from Taipei Main Station - East Exit 2
  • 12:30 Shifen Old Street
    shifen old restaurant pingxi district taiwan Start your trip by roaming around the bustling lanes of Shifen Old Street and delight in the vintage allure of the railway station. Score the best picks at souvenir shops and sample native delicacies at various food stores.
  • Shifen Waterfall
    Taiwan Shifen Waterfall Get a glimpse of Taiwan's "Little Niagara Falls" and be wowed by Shifen's natural beauty. Watch as clear water cascade down and gush into the lake with such force. See mist radiating at the top of the falls and even catch a rainbow when the weather is good!
  • Taiwan Coal Mine Museum
    Taiwan Coal Mine Museum (3) Head to a former mining site in Pingxi District now turned into an outdoor museum. Explore the historical tunnels and get to know more about Taiwan's coal mining industry which dates back to the 1960s.
  • Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival
    Taiwan Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival Write your wishes on a traditional sky lantern using Chinese calligraphy pens and release them out to the sky! Take note that different hues mean different things such as greater wealth, fame, fortune and marital happiness.
  • Depart for Taipei
  • 16:30 Drop-off at Taipei Main Station
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Additional Note(s)
    • Please note that 4 - 6 people will be sharing 1 lantern.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 14:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 8.5 hour(s)
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