If you want to spend a day or half a day to visit some places around your accommodation, we have what you need.
Our English speaking guides always provided will be happy to share their knowledge of the places.
JiuFen: During the Qing Dynasty, the isolated village housed only nine families, thus the village would request "nine portions" every time shipments arrived from town. "Jiu" means "nine", "Fen" means "portions". Until the 1950's, Jiufen was a prosperous gold mining town but in the next years the town started its declined. This small village is located within hills, next to the mountains, and facing the ocean. Its special location, saved it from becoming another anonymous mining ghost town. Jiufen is now a popular tourist destination for Taipeites eager to relive scenes from the past.
Pinxi: Famous for the unique railway passes above houses and streets. Pinxi is also world renowned for their sky lanterns; visitors can write their wishes on a lantern and release it in to the sky. In almost evry little shop in the town you will find a lantern seller. The old houses have become now stores selling souvenirs and local flavored snaks. The Lantern Festival is held in February and attaracts thousend of visitors, making impossible to move easily.
Includes train ticket(s) from Jing-Tong to Shifen, and sky lantern (2 pax sharing) and 5-seater sedan/9-seater van/21-seater mini bus.
For reservation and information, please contact:
Dalong Road, No.20 (crossing Jingming 1 Street)
TCC building, 7th floor
Taichung city, 403 TAIWAN (R.O.C)
Taichung City Phone +886 4 37001268 ext 203 for English
Skype English/French/Italian : anna.lisa2608