Taipei City
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  • Best of Taiwan 5-Day Tour

    1. Best of Taiwan 5-Day Tour

    Explore the best of Taiwan on a 5-day tour of its natural splendors. The luxury trip includes accommodation in the best 5-star hotels, and visits to the hot springs at Sun Moon Lake, a walk with Buddhist monks at Fo Guang Shan Monastery, a drive along the spectacular East Coast National Scenic Area, and much more. Learn more about this fascinating island, as you cross from its capital Taipei in the north, to the southern tip at Kenting National Park, and down the east coast past Hualien, back to Taipei. Day 1: Taipei / Sun Moon Lake + Natural Hot Spring Following a hotel pick-up in Taipei City, drive to Sun Moon Lake, located in the lofty mountains of Central Taiwan, 2,500 feet (762 meters) above sea level. The tour will stop at the famous Wenwu Temple (Literature Warrior Temple), dedicated to Confucius as Master of Pen and to Kuan Ti as Master of Sword. See the Holy M...

    Joe was a great tour guide, full of fascinating facts and kept us busy! Hotels were all very nice.

  • From Taipei: Private Scenic Tour to Jiufen, Yehliu & Pingxi

    2. From Taipei: Private Scenic Tour to Jiufen, Yehliu & Pingxi

    Taiwan is without a doubt filled with an endless collection of seascapes, landscapes, and beautiful landmarks that will stun even the most articulate poet. This tour is designed for those who wish to visit the most iconic and picturesque sites throughout Northern Taiwan. On top of snapping some Instagram-worthy pictures, learn about the Taiwanese culture and history behind those sites, whilst immersing yourself in the beauty of nature. Make your first stop at the Queen's Head at Yehliu Geopark. Gaze in awe at the magical views of stone formations inside the park. Your guide will not only snap cool shots for you, but will also explain the formation of the unique stones as well as the Taiwanese people and their culture. Then, visit Chifen, which is well known for its beauty and history as a former goldmine town in Northern Taiwan. Taste delicious Taiwanese snack along the alley, or choose...

    I travel a lot and this was by far one of the best family trips I have had. Our guide Roger gave us an outstanding look into Taiwan culture. I highly recommend this tour!

  • Taipei: Street Food Tour with Tastings

    3. Taipei: Street Food Tour with Tastings

    Make like a local on a food tasting tour of Taipei and learn why the city is known for its tasty mash-up of Chinese and Japanese cuisine. Hear about the rich food heritage as you eat at hole-in-the wall places, explore local markets, and discover city highlights between stops. Sample savory scallion pancakes, and stop at a 40-year-old sushi stand where the owners wake at dawn to prepare the rice. Learn how to use chopsticks like an expert to sample sushi at its best. See where the locals buy fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and other ingredients at Dongmen Market. Pick-up some refreshing pineapple, share a fish ball broth and bite into the best roasted sweet potatoes. Enjoy a typical Chinese meat pie and quench your thirst with a healthy soy drink. Sit down to a local signature braised pork with rice, and top it all off with a visit to a typical university food stop to mingle with the st...

    The food we tasted was amazing. The guide was unbelievably gracious and knowledgable. He not only had us taste some wonderful food, but he patiently answered all our questions, and explained many different aspects of their culture. My wife and I enjoyed the tour so much, that we would take it again the next time we are there.

  • Taipei: Din Tai Fung Restaurant Voucher

    4. Taipei: Din Tai Fung Restaurant Voucher

    Din Tai Fung is the world-famous Taiwanese Cuisine Restaurant. It is famed for its gourmet steamed dumpling which has been awarded a one star by Michelin Guide for years. It was also included as part of Michelin’s “simple shop serving local food” in 2016. This coupon allows you to enjoy high-end traditional Taiwanese food for an affordable price. Whether the classic steamed dumpling in a variety of flavors or the richly flavored fried rice with seasonal vegetable and sweet and sour soup, you will be able to enjoy any Taiwanese food you want in Din Tai Fung Restaurant. Menu for 1 person: • 4 Xiao Long Bao • 1 Shrimp and pork dumpling • 1 Vegetable and pork dumpling • 1 Fish dumpling • 1 Egg fried rice (Shared with others) • 1 Seasonal vegetable (shared with others) • 1 Hot and sour soup (Shared with others) • 1 Steamed red bean dumpling

    Great. Food was awesome. Usually you need to wait more than 50 minutes to get in the restaurant. With this voucher, we waited about 25 minutes.

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What people are saying about Taipei City

This tour is an excellent introduction to Taiwan. It covers the highlights while you travel in comfort and stay in luxurious hotels. The trip is well planned and thought out to the smallest detail. Booking was easy, questions answered fully in a timely manner. Everything was confirmed right from the start. We even got a call the night before to remind us of our hotel pick up. Each day our awesome guide, Alan Chou, outlined the days activities with a visual slide show, providing us with information about the places, along with tips and suggestions, answering our questions, to make the most of our experience. Also appreciated that while traveling, we stopped every 1.5 for a toilet break. Alan is very knowledgeable, informative, professional and personable. Loved his stories and humour. Our driver was excellent, safe and considerate. The coach was comfortable, clean, great wifi. We always got a morning wakeup call at the hotel. Breakfast buffets were unbelievable. Taiwan is a beautiful.

The food we tasted was amazing. The guide was unbelievably gracious and knowledgable. He not only had us taste some wonderful food, but he patiently answered all our questions, and explained many different aspects of their culture. My wife and I enjoyed the tour so much, that we would take it again the next time we are there.

The tour was well organized and the guide Alan Chou was excellent...Alan Chou was personable, entertaining, organized, and a wealth of historical information. He answered every question and looked after everyone on the tour as well as recommending foods and places to eat....We were so fortunate to have him as our guide....

This tour is the best way to see Taiwan. The places, the hotels, the sights were all spectacular. Our guide Alan Chou made it even better. If you book this tour, ask for Alan.

Joe was a great tour guide, full of fascinating facts and kept us busy! Hotels were all very nice.