New Taipei
Sustainable Sky Lantern Jiufen & Shifen & Pingxi Share Tour
***Reminder: Operate at least 5 persons, up to 38 person per bus***

Keelung Shore Excursion - Jiufen & Shifen & Pingxi Eco-Friendly Sky Lantern Day Share Tour
Location: New Taipei Duration: 8 hour(s)
From USD $90 per person
Tour Overview
CNN: A Taiwan village where wishes light up the night sky

When you’re picked up from Keelung Cruise Port, we recommend this share Taiwan 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.

(You may be interested in: How Sky Lantern Involved in Eco-Conflicts & What Eco-Lantern Can Help? & Remembering Taiwan’s Kinkaseki POW Camp)
What to Expect
  • 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.
  • 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 of the gold mining which you could experience through Taipei day tour.
  • 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, the real life of "Spirited Away"! (15 Fascinating Facts About Spirited Away)
  • 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. Explore the trail near Shifen Waterfall is also good for Taiwan family trip. Walking into the forests and being bathed in the relaxation and tranquility are the best of Taiwan tour.
  • Releasing sky lantern into the sky is one of the most famous thing to do in Taiwan. The sky lantern is also called Kongming lantern, which is used for praying for safety, love or career. 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.
ItineraryExpand All
  • Pick up from Keelung cruise port
  • Ying Yang Sea
  • Golden Waterfall
  • Jiufen Old Street
  • Shifen Waterfall
  • Shifen Old Street (release sustainable sky lantern)
  • Drop off at Keelung cruise port
  • Accommodation N/A
  • Food Bottled Water / Snack
  • Admissions N/A
  • Transportation According to the group size, we will choose proper transportation / Additional fee will be charged on-site for exceeding the car-rental time limit
  • Others Fuel / Parking / English-Speaking Licensed Guide / Passenger Insurance / Tax
  • Availability Departs daily
  • Pick up point Pick up you when you arrive at Keelung Cruise Port. Please provide us your estimated time of arrival.
  • Group size 5-38 people
  • Book at least 3 days in advance
  • What to bring Please provide your name, passport number, date of birth and gender to us for traveler insurance. Please bring your baving suit for hot spring and wear comfortable shoes for walking. In summer, don’t forget to apply sunscreen and wearing sunglasses and hat. In winter, don’t forget to bring a jacket. We provide Muslim-friendly services like bathroom facilities, halal prayer rooms, meals at halal-certified restaurant, seafood or vegetarian restaurant. If you have any preferences, please feel free to tell us.
  • Cancellation Policy Cancellation made less than 24 hours before departure is non-refundable. Cancellation made between 72~24 hours before departure will charge 50% of full payment. Cancellation made more than 72 hours before departure will offer a full refund.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
30 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 01 02 03
Not Available
- +
Children (Age 3 - 12)
- +
Infants (Age 0 - 2)
- +