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Xinyi District, Taiwan
Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour

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icon8 to 9 hours  (approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more
Good for avoiding crowds

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Overview

Pack in a full day of Taipei sightseeing at multiple must-see attractions in the capital, accompanied by an informative local guide. Make stops at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and Longshan Temple; tour exhibits at the National Palace Museum; drive through; visit the Beitou Hot Spring Museum; and learn about Taiwan's history at the Lin An Tai Historical House.
  • Full-day Taipei sightseeing tour with lunch at Din Tai Fun
  • Visit Longshan Temple and explore 8,000 years of Chinese history at the National Palace Museum
  • Discover thermal springs at the Beitou Hot Spring Museum
  • Small-group tour limited to 14 people ensures a more personalized experience
  • Visit the Lin An Tai Historical House, a Southern Fujianese-style house
  • Pickup from your Taipei accommodation included
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Professional guide
Lunch
Travel Insurance
Admission to the National Palace Museum
Hotel drop-off
Gratuities
Admission to hot spring & Taipei 101 observatory

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9:00 AM
The exact pick-up time and tour guide’s contact number will be advised two days before tour departure.
If you have just one day to spend in Taipei, this ultimate city sightseeing tour covers the highlights. Your full-day itinerary begins with hotel pickup and transport to the ornately designed Longshan Temple.

Visiting the facade of the Presidential Office Building for a few photo ops. Next up is Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, where you can walk up the 89 steps to the bronze statue commemorating the former President of the Republic of China. Then, visit the Lin An Tai Historical House, a Southern Fujianese-style house.

Continue on with a drive through to the Thermal Valley, including the Beitou Hot Spring Museum to learn about the region’s bubbling springs (own expense).

Afterward, enjoy a guided tour of the National Palace Museum, which includes painting, calligraphy, ceramics, and bronzes along with Tang and Ming dynasty treasures on exhibit. Your guide points out the famous jadeite cabbage, meat-shaped stone (created from banded jasper) and the Cauldron of Duke Mao.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Park
Our experienced guide will take you explore Democracy Plaza, AKA Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, to learn about the history of this one of the must-see spot in Taipei.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Longshan Temple
You will visit the city's most visited religious site, and acknowledge how to worship and the divination way in Chinese culture.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Lin An Tai Historical House & Museum
Explore Taiwan’s history with traditional Chinese architecture at the Lin An Tai Historical House.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
The Grand Hotel Museum
Take a look at a visible showcase of Chinese architecture, which was the most significant Taipei landmark before Taipei 101 was built.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
National Palace Museum
We will lead you to the National Palace Museum, to explore 5000 years of Chinese art, history and culture.
Duration: 1 minute
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Shilin Night Market
In the end of this tour, our guide will drop you off at one of the most popular night market. You will have free time to explore the bustling, exotic the market on your own.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 passengers is required to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.
  • Exact pick-up time and tour guide’s contact number will advised two days before tour departure.
  • We will do our best to accommodate individual travelers by placing them on tours with other guests. In the event an individual traveler cannot be so accommodated, guests will be offered an alternative tour of equal value or full refund.
  • There will be a 100% charge for no-shows that is defined as arriving 15 minutes late.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • In the event of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances, MyTaiwanTour reserves the right to alter tour itinerary.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirement at the time of booking.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • OPERATED BY MyTaiwanTour
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour.

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  • "If you want to hit the highlights but only have a short amount of time, take this tour!" See review
  • "The food there was the best during my week stay and extremely affordable for the amount of food received." See review

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star-5
Terrific Taiwan Tours done right!
Lorraine_R
, Mar 2020
My adult daughter and I went on the 8 day Taiwan Excursion Tour and the Ultimate Taipei Sightseeing Tour. It was delightful. We had four different tour guides according to the areas of the Island we were in. Woody, David, Ms. Josephine and Michael were all very professional, accommodating, and friendly. Each one of them made sure that our needs were met. We highly recommend using Viator. We certainly will be using them again in the future.
star-5
Taipei adventure
Jan_O
, Feb 2020
Very nice tour that shows you all the different aspects of Taipei. We had an excellent guide who spoke perfect english.
star-5
This is Ultimate in a great way!
Hope_B
, Jan 2020
This was such a great tour, it definitely packs the key places in an ultimate day tour. Even, when I told my local colleagues about the tour they said that I saw all the must-see places, so I feel like I really got to learn about history and present day Taipei. The tour guide (Kylie) was awesome, very friendly, super knowledgeable and made the tour that much better. If you want to hit the highlights but only have a short amount of time, take this tour! They make it easy to see everything!
star-5
Kevin Su was excellent Ultimate Taipei guide
Catherine_Q
, Jan 2020
Kevin provided an outstanding tour! He is personable, knowledgeable, attentive and professional. He included details & extras that made for a wonderful, full day.
star-5
Great guide, very educational tour
Zhenya L
, Dec 2019
The guide is so knowledgeable and always try to help. She loves her job. Her name is Ting. Worth me every moment for this trip
star-5
Ting was a brilliant guide
Gavin M
, Nov 2019
Really great tour and introduction to Taipei, the main sights, history and food. Ting was fantastic!
star-5
Taipei in a day
Melinda S
, Nov 2019
Had a wonderful time. It’s a FULL day, but our tour guide was amazing and he kept it engaging and fun the entire day!!! Especially loved dumplings for lunch :)
star-5
Awesome Experience, Great Tour Guide
Jeremiah_P
, Oct 2019
Despite the deteriorating weather, managed to still enjoy the tour, thanks to the very lively tour guide. We can really feel her love for Taiwan. She can speak great english and communicates very well. Our tour guide was Lisa. I would highly recommend her.
star-5
Taipei whirlwind day
K234VQluisd
, Aug 2019
Thank you Ting for making Taipei magical and interesting, while making me want more...will return (^-^)
star-5
Great Experience!
Peng71
, Aug 2019
We enjoyed the hospitality of our guide as she professionally brought us through the various historical and interesting sites.
star-5
Great tour!
Hattie_E
, Jun 2019
Ting was a great guide! She was very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. The tour is a great way to see the city in one day, with stops at all the highlights. I would definitely recommend this tour to other people looking to explore the city, especially if you get Ting as a guide!
star-4
Seeing Taipei
Roving14467937981
, Jun 2019
Very fluent and helpful guide. Touring Taipei was amazing and joyful. Enjoyed visiting the various monuments and watching the change of guard. The small details about all the events that occurred during the various occupations from the Dutch, Japanese Chinese and Aboriginal people was very interesting as well. The highlight at the end of this awesome tour is the experience of the Shilin Market. Such a life full market, vibrant and full of energy. The food there was the best during my week stay and extremely affordable for the amount of food received.
star-5
Great way to see the city.
David_I
, Apr 2019
I was visiting Taipei For a business meeting and add only one day off. This was an all encompassing tour that showed the highlights of the area. Would highly recommend it to first time travelers to the city
star-5
outstanding tour
Alicia_P
, Mar 2019
Esther was the best tour guide I have ever had in my life and I love to travel. She was knowledgeable, entusiastic and obviously loved showing us around her native Taipei . She showed us the National Museum and taught us a great deal about the objects and their history in the process She took frequent picture of us to to preserve our memories. Esther is an amazing tour guide, truly top notch. Do not miss her tour of Taip[ei
star-5
Ultimate tour taipei
rene_r
, Mar 2019
tour guide was very good in terms of background of the site we were visiting and very intelligent insights on the history... fluent in english ... guide was early based on the arranged schedule trip
star-5
Great way to see Taipai
John_N
, Mar 2019
We had a fantastic day and got an extra bonus to see the cherry blossom trees in bloom. Amanda was very informative and her English was super!
star-5
Tour Review
Deborah_O
, Oct 2018
Amazing tour guide! It was the best tour. I thought the tour was very informative and enlightening, and the tour guide went above and beyond.
star-5
Seeing Taipei in a day
Explore825901
, Oct 2018
Very enjoyable day trip. It was well organised and the tourist guide Amy was excellent! We had a good time.
star-5
Beyond expectations
Peter S
, Oct 2018
A great tour with only four in the group on the day. Phoebe our guide was fantastic! So helpful, knowledgeable and informative. She tailored the emphasis of the tour to suit the group, and stayed with us to negotiate the markets at the end of the day. We took in all the main sights of Taipei city.
star-5
We took this tour in late September and...
kazimiera.pioro
, Sep 2018
We took this tour in late September and had a very good time. Our tour guide Yang was great, very helpful and happy to answer all of our questions, even about politics. :o We found the pace of the tour very good and we covered a lot in a relatively short period of time. We particularly liked the visits to the hot springs and the traditional Chinese house. The time at the National Palace Museum was a bit short around 80 minutes but we understand that we had lots to wedge into the nine hours. It was handy to have them let us off at the night market as well - there are two metro stations right there too, and so much to see and eat. It was just us and a couple Americans on the tour so it was in a van rather than a bus and we got a lot of attention from the tour guide. We would definitely recommend this tour.

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