Backpackers Tour of Taipei

Activity Taipei City, New Taipei City Published on: 04-07-2016

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
First-time visit
Car Rental
Taipei Main Station Exit M3
Highlight of the city
Cultural & Theme
Multi Days & Package tours
5.68 USD

Backpackers Tour of Taipei is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids No
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
Enjoy your stay in Taiwan with this intriguing adventure tour of Taipei. This is for you if you don’t plan to stay in extravagant hotels. You’ll get an introduction of local lifestyles while walking through the city’s lively streets, savor the local cuisine, and shop in exotic night markets. Then we take you to some of the city’s best-known tourist attractions, including Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and the history-rich Longshan Temple. You’ll also be releasing sky lanterns in the scenic Pingxi Valley. All this and much more fun awaits you on this 3-day tour that will put a smile on your face when heading home.

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Why Backpackers Tour of Taipei is special ?

  • Tour is let by a knowledgeable and fun-loving English speaking tour guide
  • Get around by public transport and on public city bikes
  • Go hiking and release sky lanterns in Pingxi to send your wishes to the sky
  • Marvel at Longshan Temple,always busy wish worshippers, one of Taiwan's most visited religious sites
  • Explore Taipei’s cultural & creative hubs
  • Use different types of transportation means to get about like the locals
  • Stay in an affordable and comfortable hostel

What to explore at Backpackers Tour of Taipei?

Day 1

Pingxi Sky Lantern Tour

Taipei Main Station – Pingxi Crags – Release Sky Lanterns – Taipei City (free & easy)

  • Face your fear of heights at Mt. Xiaozi and Cimu Peak in Pingxi
  • Release sky lanterns at Pingxi
Day 2
Taipei BMW (Bike/Metro/Walk) Tour

MRT Daan Park Station – Qingtian Street – Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall – Yongkang Street – Xiangshan (Elephant Mountain) with great views of Taipei 101 – Eslite Spectrum Songyan Store – Shilin Night Market (free & easy)
  • City biking experience in Taipei City
  • Visit Yongkang Street,a food haven, for all that is delicious in Taipei
  • Visit Songshan Cultural and Creative Park
  • Take in a spectacular view of Taipei 101 from Elephant Mountain
  • Ride themodern Taipei Metro, the best way to get around Taipei
  • Sample local snack food at famous Shilin Night Market

Day 3
Taipei Creative Insight

Taipei Main Station - Longshan Temple – Huashan 1914 Creative Park
  • Walk through Longshan Temple, one of the oldest temples in Taipei
  • Tap into the creative mind of Taipei at theHuashan 1914 Creative Park, a center of art and literature

Addtional information

  • Departs every Thursday through Saturday, except for national holidays
  • Pick-up and drop-off at Taipei Main Station Exit M3
  • Group size :2~10 people
  • Book 8 days in advance
  • This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. Cancellation made less than 5 days before departure is non-refundable. Cancellation made between 5~7 days before departure will charge 50% of full payment. Cancellation made more than 8 days before departure will offer full refund.


  • 2 night stay at the hostel (6~8 people sharing dormitory)
  • Includes an English tour guide, one set of MRT ticket for the use of public transportation in Taipei, sky lantern (two people sharing one lantern)
  • Get ready to be an urban adventurer and experience public transportation in entire tour


  • Meals
  • Tips

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5.0 days
567.12 USD
Total travel distance
Number of places
28 places




Taipei City, New Taipei City

Meeting point

Taipei Main Station Exit M3

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