1 day tour: TAIPEI TOUR DIY

1 day tour: TAIPEI TOUR DIY

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Join us for a quick tour of Taipei visiting great sites and enjoying delicious food, guaranteeing you a good time.
This day tour allowed you to create your perfect tour by choosing the places you want to see.

Our guide will help to discover the city and explore its amazing landmarks.  

說明 Introduction

Taipei (台北 or 臺北; Táiběi) is the national capital of Taiwan. 
It is located in the northern part of the island in a basin between the Yangming Mountains and the Central Mountains. 
With 2.6 million inhabitants, Taipei (台北 or 臺北; Táiběi) is one of the most densely populated city in the world. However, the Greater Taipei metropolitan area, which includes Taipei City, and the surrounding New Taipei City and Keelung, represents the largest urban cluster in Taiwan with nearly 7 million people.

Taipei City has a very clean, efficient and safe Mass Rapid Transit system, known as the MRT. Women and/or children traveling at night can benefit from the Safe Zones - sections of platforms that are under heavy surveillance - located in some of the subway lines. Stations and trains (including the monorail) are wheelchair-friendly, but please be noted that when there are multiple exits from a single station, usually only one of these is equipped with a lift.

Taipei is well known for its food culture - a mix of Chinese, Japanese with Western influences. You can enjoy local specialities in one of the numerous night markets around the town:

MARKETS

  • Taipei Raohe Night Market 饒河夜市
  • Ningxia Night Market 寧夏夜市
  • Taipei Shi Lin Night Market 士林夜市
  • Taipei Tonghua Night Market 通化街夜市
  • Taipei Shida Night Market 師大路夜市
  • Liaoning Street Night Market 遼寧街夜市
  • Shuang Cheng Street Night Market  雙成街夜市
  • Huaxi Night Market, a.k.a. Snake Alley 華西街夜市
  • GuangZhou Street Night Market
  • WuZhou Street Night Market 廣州街夜市 & 梧州街夜市
     

 

PLACES TO VISIT IN THE CITY CENTER

Among all the places, buildings, monuments, temples and parks to visit, these are some of the "must-to-see" landmarks in Taipei:

  • The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂),
  • Taipei 101 (臺北 101),
  • Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (國父紀念館),
  • National Theater Hall (國家戲劇院) and National Concert Hall (國家音樂廳)
  • Longshan Temple (龍山寺)
  • Red Theater (紅樓劇場)
  • Baoan Temple (保安宮)
  • Confucius Temple (孔廟)
  • Taipei 101
  • Bopiliao Historical Block
  • Herb Lane
  • Snake Alley
  • Xinmending Area
  • Presidential Offic Building
  • Huanshan Creative Park
  • Songshan Creative Park
  • WufenPu District
  • Elephant Hill


Taipei also offers several green area in its sourrounding such as the Mountain Hill - from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the 101 - and the The Maokong Gondola, a gondola that operates between Taipei Zoo and the Tea hill Maokong.

 

PLACES TO VISIT OUT OF THE CITY CENTER

  • Tamsui
  • Maokong
  • Beitou Hot Spring
  • Wulai Hot Spring



PLACES TO VISIT AROUND TAIPEI 

  • Jiufen and Shifen
  • Yehliu Geopark
  • Yangmingshan National park
  • Yilan

 

Itinerary

Taipei, the wonder of multiple cultures

How it works:

  • Chose the places you want to see from the list above ( or other if you have something different in mind ). 
  • Let us know if you need a liecensed guide or a guide/driver ( for visit out of the city ) 
  • Give us 24 hour to provide you your personalized ititerary and price. 

注意事項 Notes

Every day. 
Includes transportation 5-seats sedan/9-seats van/21-seats mini bus.
Does not include ticket(s) for Taipei 101 observatory and meals
 

For reservation and information, please contact:

​NORTHWEST TOUR

Taipei City Phone + 886 2 27232188
Taichung City Phone +886 4 37001268  ext 203 for English


​✉ Email: 

Taipei office : katia@northwest.com.tw
General : taiwan.tour@northwest.com.tw
Taichung office : anna@northwest.com.tw

 

Founded in 1986, Northwest is one of the major travel agencies in Taiwan. With over 30 years of experience and 2 offices in Taiwan, Northwest offers a professional and multilingual service to satisfy all the needs of our clients.Our network of specialists guarantee you to enjoy the incredible sense of hospitality that the island of Taiwan has to offer with a broad range of budgets.