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Top 10 Things to Do in Taipei
Taipei has much to offer for first-timers and frequent visitors. City sightseers will enjoy a vibrant metropolis dominated by the Taipei 101 tower while culture seekers may admire the intricate Chinese temples and the imperial treasures of the National Palace Museum. Foodtrippers have much to devour with colorful night markets boasting a world-renowned street food scene. Nature lovers can frolic in Taiwan's national parks from the colossal gorges of Taroko to the lush hills of Yangmingshan Park.
Discover Taipei's top 10 things to do!
1. Go on an excursion to the marble canyons of Taroko Gorge National Park in Hualien.
2. Float a sky lantern in Pingxi and see the old streets of the New Taipei district.
3. Get spirited away to the mountainside Jiufen village famous for its resemblance to an otherworldly place in a Hayao Miyazaki movie.
4. Have a yummy dumpling dinner at the world-renowned Michelin-acclaimed Din Tai Fung restaurant.
5. Explore Taipei's vibrant night markets like Shilin, Huaxi, Ningxia and Nanjichang, all street food meccas at their own right.
6. Check out the National Palace Museum and see hundreds and thousands of imperial Chinese artifacts from the dynastic eras.
7. See the bounties of nature at the Yangmingshan National Park and enjoy a Taiwanese hot springs experience.
8. Visit Taipei 101 in Xinyi, still one of the world's tallest buildings that provides unobstructed views of the city.
9. Marvel at the mushroom rock formations of Yehliu Geopark, including the famous Queen's Head which is said to resemble the profile of Queen Elizabeth I.
10. Peer into Taipei's cultural past and traditions with visits to intricate Fujian-style temples such as the Confucius Temple and the adjacent Baoan Temple.
9Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Journey through the dramatic scenery and famous spots along Taiwan's Taroko (Marble) Gorge. Explore the steep valley and gaze at the blue rushing water with an English-speaking guide.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD142.61

    Daily
    11.5 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Get the most of Taiwan and experience the culture and natural sites on a five-day journey to Taroko, Kaohsiung, Kenting National Park, Sun Moon Lake, and other attractions with a local guide.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD573.82

    Mon
    5 day (morning)
  3. Send a sky lantern up into the clouds with your wishes in Pingxi! Visit the historic town of Shifen for a glimpse into Taiwan's colorful past and marvel at the imposing beauty of the Shifen Waterfalls.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD50.93

    Daily
    3.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Explore the stunning Northeast Coast of Taiwan and Jiufen on this half-day tour. Visit the beautiful retro town festooned with lanterns that are said to be the model of the movie, "Spirited Away". Then, admire the spectacular Nanya Rock Formations!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD44.14

    Daily
    3.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Go for a fun night out in Taipei full of good food and great sights. Score the best finds at Huaxi street's night market and savor a classic xiao long bao at the legendary Din Tai Fung Restaurant!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD50.93

    Daily
    3.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Gorge in Taipei's exquisite flavors and try out its most unique cuisines like a pro! Sample artisan coffee and sweet bubble tea before making a beeline to the savory meat selections at Roahe Night Market.
    English Available

    USD71.30

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. Explore Yangmingshan National Park and visit its numerous recreational areas. Enjoy panoramic views of the mountains then go for a relaxing public hot spring bath. Experience the real Taiwan on this half-day tour from Taipei.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD50.93

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  8. Take a drive out of the busy streets of Taipei in the morning to journey to the Northern coast of Taiwan. Visit the peaceful Keelung Harbor and the fascinating rock formations of the Yehliu Cape.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD40.74

    Daily
    3.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Take a speedy 4-hour sightseeing tour to the highlights of Taipei with an English-speaking guide. Visit the National Palace Museum, temples and more without the hassle of riding the metro.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD44.14

    Daily
    3.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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