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Experience Pingxi Sky Lantern and Shifen Waterfall from Taipei

Taipei, Taiwan

Experience Pingxi Sky Lantern and Shifen Waterfall from Taipei

Taipei, Taiwan

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4 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Enjoy a thoughtful moment! Write your best messages on the lantern and send your wishes to God for yourself and beloved ones.

Only an hour away from the city center, Pingxi is a small old town rich with
scenery and culture. The most well-known about this town is “Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival”, which draws hundreds of thousands of people every year.

In this tour you will learn about the history of Pingxi and have an opportunity to launch a Sky Lantern on the railway track.

What's Included

  • Professional licensed tour guide (Mandarin / English / Japanese)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Sky Lantern launching experience (3-4 people share 1 lantern)
  • Local General Liabilities Insurance
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Shifen Old Street, Pingxi, New Taipei Taiwan

Meet your tour guide at MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station, then enjoy a ride to the suburban area and start a nostalgic tour of Taipei.

Pingxi is one of the small towns that were once prosperous due to the coal mining industry in the 1960s. The last coal mine closed in 1997, many of the residents moved out, and these towns became silent and desolated. Even though the golden age may be long

The Location

Where To Go

Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100

Departure time

1:00 PM


Taipei, Taiwan

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (14)

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Had a wonderful day spent...

Donato K | Jul 2018

Had a wonderful day spent flying our own sky lantern with all our wishes, hoping the heavens would grant each one of them. The bustling old street is lined with shoppes selling fried ice cream, herbal tea, beautiful lanterns, souvenirs. The guide

Such a wonderful experience, ... | Jan 2018

Such a wonderful experience, loved my tour guide. He followed the lead of the group and keep us in time. He was also very helpful with taking pictures and caputring your moment

This is a must do...

ielvisherrera | Nov 2017

This is a must do in Taipei very nice experience of a very old tradition

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • A small amount of walking is involved; comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Most travelers can participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
From $52.00 / person
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