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Taipei EDITOR'S PICKS
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.
8Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Take a 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

    USD139.85

    Daily
    13 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
    Meal Provided

    From USD562.73

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

    USD49.95

    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Explore the stunning Northeast Coast of Taiwan and Jiufen in the afternoon. Visit the beautiful retro town festooned with lanterns that is said to be the model of the movie, "Spirited Away".
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD43.29

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Go for a fun night out in Taipei full of good food and great sights. Savor a classic xiao long bao dumpling dinner at the legendary Din Tai Fung before diving in to Huaxi street's night market!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD49.95

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Visit Yangmingshan National Park, surrounded by panoramic views of mountains. Then relax in one of the many local hot springs, for a real Taiwanese experience.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD49.95

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (afternoon)
  7. 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

    USD39.96

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Take a speedy three 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

    USD43.29

    Daily
    3 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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