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5-Hour Shifen Old Street Walk and Pingxi Sky Lantern Tour from Taipei - New Taipei, Taiwan

About This Tour

Duration: 5 hours
Location: New Taipei, Taiwan
Product Code: 3071P32

Activity Details

This is a romantic, nostalgic tour aiming to take you back to the golden age of a historic coal mining town Pingxi. Visiting the Shifen Old Street brings you back to the past; Flying Sky Lantern inspires you to look into the future. This 5-hour tour also includes the hotel pickup and drop-off, a driver and a tour guide.

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Stop At: Shifen Old Street, New Taipei Taiwan

Located in the Pingxi District and near Shifen Railway Station, Shifen Old Street is built in the hills with a railway track lying in the middle. Along the street, there are many shops that sell nostalgic souvenirs, foods and snacks.

The street is best known for releasing Chinese Sky Lanterns, visitors are able to stand on the track and set off their lanterns of wishes into the sky.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shifen Waterfall, No.10 Gankeng Road, Nanshan Village, New Taipei 226 Taiwan

Reputed as Taiwan’s Niagara Falls, Shifen Waterfall is the most famous cascading waterfalls on the island. If you are lucky, you might see a beautiful rainbow as it splashes into the lake.

Only 15-min walking distance from Shifen Old Street, the waterfall has become one of the most popular attractions in North Taiwan

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shifen Station, No. 51, Shifen St, New Taipei 226 Taiwan

Shifen Station is a railway station located in Pingx District New Taipei City, also the largest station on Pingxi Line. The railway line was original built for transporting coal in the early 20th Century. Ever since the government stopped the coal mining business, the railway is now serving as a tourist railway.

Duration: 10 minutes

Type of Activity

Tours & Sightseeing > Half-day Tours >

Type of Booking

Instant Confirmation.

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