Shared Shore Excursion - Jiufen & Pingxi Sky Lantern Day Tour from Keelung Shore

When you’re picked up from Keelung Cruise Port, we recommend this shared tour for who has just one day to discover both history and view of northern Taiwan.

- Shifen Waterfall, a 40m tall waterfall that creates a rainbow as it splashes into the lake
- Located in the Pingxi area, Shifen Old Streets is a collection of lanes and alleys, originally built for transporting coal during the Japanese era
- Both Pingxi and Shifen are rich in culture and history and provide natural scenery. Events like Sky Lantern Festival draw visitors to create a Lantern with a wish written on it to set into the sky
- During World War II, Jiufen housed a Japanese prisoner of war camp where captured Allied Force soldiers were forced to work in the gold mines
- Golden Waterfall's distinct color and name come from the metals left over from the old gold mine

We provide Muslim-friendly services like bathroom facilities, halal prayer room, meals at halal certified restaurant, seafood or vegetarian restaurant.

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  • What's included :
    • Fees of sustainable sky lanterns (1 for 4 people)
    • Passenger insurance
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Parking Fees
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Snacks - Taro balls (depend on situation)
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Overtime fee
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Yin Yang Sea, Shuinandong, Ruifang, New Taipei Taiwan

    Yin Yang Sea is located beside the northern coastal road in the Gold Ecological Park region, a curiously colored patch of water. The complementary blue and yellow coloring of this bay brings to mind the ancient Chinese principle of yin and yang, the natural concept of duality.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Golden Waterfall, Jinguashi village, Ruifang District, Ruifang, New Taipei Taiwan

    Golden Waterfall is near the Yin-Yang Sea in the Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park region. The red background of Golden Waterfall comes from the sulfurous soil and it contains a high level of toxic. Along the way to Golden Waterfall, you may find the abandoned factories were built for the gold mining.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), Jishan Street, Ruifang, New Taipei 22450 Taiwan

    Jiufen is a unique immigrant isolated village in the mountains in the Qing dynasty. When Taiwan was under Japanese rule, there was a gold rush in Jiufen. This place is also famous for taro ball, fish ball, and rice cake. If tourists are tired after walking so long, you can rest in the tea house to taste the delicacies of Jiufen. Jiufen becomes famous after Hou Hsiao-hsien's A City of Sadness movie which narrates a Taiwanese story in Jiufen.

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Shifen Waterfall is a 40-meter high waterfall. If you visit Shifen Waterfall in summer, you can feel the cool water and refreshing air in the mountains. The trail near Shifen Waterfall is also good for exploring. Walking into the forests, you’ll be bathed in the relaxation and tranquility.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    The sky lantern is also called Kongming lantern, which is used for praying for safety, love, and career now. Tourists can write your wishes on the lantern, however, it was used for informing others that this village is safe before. We will release the eco-friendly sky lantern on the train track, which is very fascinating and harmless to the environment. After releasing a sky lantern, you can also buy the nostalgic marble soft drink in Shifen Old Street.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Port of Keelung, Taiwan
    Traveler pickup is offered
    - We will confirm your booking and keep you update through Viator, please check your Viator message when it's close to the journey.- Please leave your personal information (full name, birth date, gender, passport number and contact phone number) for travel insurance.- Downloading Whatsapp with your phone number will be highly recommended from us. Our guide will contact you before your arrival. - At the arrival day, our guide will be waving lead traveler's name card outside the port.Ports
    • Keelung port
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Local government regulations require that all tour participants possess travel insurance. Local operator will provide this ,but requires the following information for each participant.
    • Passport name, gender, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants.
    • Reminder: Overtime fee will be charged on-site by the driver guide
    • Reminder: Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Reminder: In summer, don’t forget to apply sunscreen and wearing sunglasses and hat. In winter, don’t forget to bring a jacket and an umbrella.
    • Each traveler is allowed to carry a luggage
    • Customers must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 38 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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