Popular Outdoor Activities in Taipei City
Our most recommended Taipei City Outdoor Activities
1. Taipei: Ximending and Red House Private Walking Tour
Explore the old town of Taipei, including the inner city market in Ximending, the Red House and 228 Peace Memorial Park on this guided walking tour. Visit historical sites and hidden corners of the city with your knowledgeable and hospitable guide. Explore Ximending's neighborhoods through a local’s eyes on this private walking tour. You will also have the opportunity to get to know the history of Taiwan from the Japanese occupied period through to the present day. Benefit from the flexibility of a private tour, so you can enjoy the tour at your own pace. At the end of the tour, receive tips and recommendations from your local guide.
2. From Taipei: Private Yangmingshan Volcano and Nature Tour
Explore Taipei City's volcanic backyard on a private tour to Yangmingshan National Park. Delight in breathtaking natural scenery, and enjoy panoramic views back over the city. Begin your tour with a private pickup at your hotel in Taipei City. Then, head with your guide to your first photo spot, the Flower Clock made from vibrant blooms. Walk through a flowery pathway up to the mountain, and be amazed the natural miracle of the Zhuzihu Calla Lilies, originally a lava-dammed lake created by the surrounding volcanoes. Next, visit fumaroles in the local favorite Xiaoyoukeng Recreation area, approximately 805 meters (2641 feet) above sea level. Discover so-called landslide terrain formed by post-volcanic activity in an area also famous for sulfur crystals and hot springs. Admire the panoramic views of the environment nearby, and take a signature photo of northern Taiwan at the Datun Nature...
3. From Taipei: Private Tour of Taroko
This private Taroko tour is specifically designed for visitors wanting to optimize their time at Taiwan’s must-see attractions. Enjoy round-trip transfer in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle from Taipei City to Taiwan's most iconic, scenic spots, including the largest marble canyon in the world. Admire the marble walls and the winding river that runs through the deep Taroko Gorge. Your route will take you through a total of 38 tunnels, including the Baiyang Trail, the Shakadang Trail, and the Marble Bridge of Motherly Devotion. Walk in the world of nature and culture along the Swallow Grotto Trail, taking in views of the Indian Chieftain’s Profile Rock and potholes along the cliff face, while watching spring swallows darting in and out of their nests. Walking through a total of 38 tunnels, reach Chimu Bridge, which is famous for its signature marble railings and Chinese lion statues. B...
4. Taipai: Full-Day Pinglin and Elephant Mountain Tour
After meeting with your tour guide and driver in the morning, you can relax and enjoy a scenic drive along the mountain road. You'll soon be taken to Pinglin, a rural district that is famous for growing Wanshan Pouchong Tea. Once there, you tour will begin with a visit to the local tea factory where you will learn about the cultivation and making of Taiwanese tea. The tea farmer will also teach you how to properly brew Taiwanese tea and the tips of tea appreciation. Following that you'll take a short ride to the Shiding District to visit the famous Thousand Island Lake. The catchment area of the Feitsui Reservoir surrounded by hills creates this unique scenery, which consists of a lake with thousands of islands. The natural terrain and climate make the surrounding area of the Feitsui Reservoir an ideal farmland for tea-growing; the noted tea plantation Bagua Tea Garden is located in thi...
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What people are saying about Taipei City
It was nice experience... Yingge is far from Taipei but convenient aircon Van brought us to exact proper travel point. Guide James tried to explain the history of the temple and the back ground of this area. Visiting Tai-Hwa was also good schedule..I think priavte travler may not see inside of the Tai-Hwa. We could watch how to made ceramics by the artist.
Josef Yi was a great guide. Extremely friendly and well informed. Was able to answer all of our questions! The trip was very interesting!