We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pingxi, Jiufen Day Trip with Sky Lantern Release From Taipei

  • See the rural side of Taiwan’s coast and mountains
  • Visit the site of the Sky Lantern Festival to release a lantern
  • Group size limited to seven people for a more personalized experience
Pingxi and Jiufen Day Trip from Taipei with Sky Lantern Experience
From US$100.00
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
Pingxi and Jiufen Day Trip from Taipei with Sky Lantern Experience
Visit Jiufen and Pingxi on a full-day trip from Taipei that includes a traditional sky lantern experience in Pingxi. With door-to-door transport from Taipei hotels, this small-group tour is a convenient way to see the Yin Yang Sea and Taiwan’s mountainous interior, where you'll find spectacular views across the coast, browse souvenir shops, and walk cobblestone streets in a pair of historic villages.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Taipei for the trip toward the Yin Yang Sea, on Taiwan’s northern coast, where you’ll see dramatically two-toned water and the nearby Golden Waterfall. Continue to the historic town of Jiufen, the set for the award-winning movie, Spirited Away, and enjoy some free time to purchase lunch at a local restaurant and visit one of the town’s atmospheric teahouses.

Following your time in Jiufen, head to Pingxi and browse the souvenir shops that line Shifen Old Street. Pingxi is the site of the annual Sky Lantern Festival, and you’ll have the chance to join in the tradition by writing your wishes on a lantern, lighting a candle at its base, and watching it drift away over the village. After launching your sky lantern, begin the scenic journey back to Taipei, where this tour concludes.
Write a ReviewReviews (143)

1 - 5 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A wonderful day trip with excellent activities and people!

I took part in this tour, and it was fantastic! Our tour guide Victoria was so wonderful, and we had a blast at every stop. Our driver was very kind as well, and accommodating to everyone's needs. We saw some beautiful scenes, including the Golden...More

1  Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 16 August 2018
The people there are warm and very welcoming.

We were on a 5 day cruise-trip when we visited this place. We toured some of the famous attractions in Taiwan for one day, and it was fun. Our tour guide is very accommodating. He speaks English very well. He also knows Fook Yuen. He...More

Thank Robby C
Reviewed 30 June 2018
Perfect Day!

I booked this tour with My Taiwan tours. Though the tour company did not call me to confirm about the guide and the time of pick up, when I called them from my hotel, they were giving me information. So, it's better to get a...More

3  Thank Sripriya I
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile
Great trip with very informative and genial guie Gordon

Despite the humidity we had a wonderful day learning about the history and culture of this area. And making our flying lantern was a great finale.

1  Thank RA1920
Reviewed 19 June 2018
Excellent day trip

This day tour was well organised and interesting. We particularly enjoyed wandering the stalls in Jiufen, and making our own lantern in Pingxi. Our tour guide Ting was excellent and went out of her way to give us an enjoyable day. She was very informative...More

3  Thank FamilyOf5Melbourne
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Joeiee R
7 September 2018|
Response from Jeffrey D | Reviewed this property |
With rain, probably not.