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5 Hour Trip To Shifen Waterfall In Taipei
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Culture, History

  • Duration

    5 Hours

  • Activity Level


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Enjoy country landscape on the way to Shifen, which along with Pingxi is rich in culture and history providing a nice glimpse of Taiwan's beautiful natural scenery. Travelers can create a Chinese Lantern (天燈) with a wish written on it to set into the sky. Besides, taste local street food when you walk in the Shifen old street.

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    • Depart from Taipei towards Shifen waterfall by train (1.5 hour).

    • Walk for an hour to discover the broadest waterfall in Taiwan, recessed within a beautiful forested mountainside setting, 20 metres (66 ft) in height and 40 metres (130 ft) in width. On a sunny day, there is a possibility of catching the view of a rainbow by the waterfall.

    • Another 15-20 minute walk from waterfall leads to the Shifen Old Street.

    • Get a rich understanding of its coal mining history.

    • Take photos by the Pingxi railway branch line, which was built in 1918 to transport coal.

    • Get ready for the Sky Lantern Festival that is annually held here, and is increasingly getting recognized globally as a key international folklore event.

    • Write wishes on the sky lantern before lighting up a candle at its base and releasing it.

    • Photograph the moment as it takes flight.

    • Return to Taipei.

What's Included
  • Professional licensed guide services

  • Private tour

  • Tourist Insurance

  • Round trip train fare

  • A sky lantern for 4 people or less

What's Excluded
  • Gratuities (optional)

  • Accommodation

  • Personal expenses

  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Food and drinks

Know before you go
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

  • Dress code is casual

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved

  • Sky lantern all for a modest NT$150-200 (If travelers need to buy another lantern)

  • Please wear proper shoes, sunscreen, and bring bottled water and an umbrella or rain coat in case it rains

  • The duration is about 5 hours and please arrange the start time between 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • The price USD 380 is for a group of 3 people or less. / The price USD 480 is for a group of 4-7 people

Meeting Point

Taipei, Taiwan

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
The group size and price
1 To 4USD 100 Per Group

This is a group tour

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USD 100 / group