Discover the best of Taipei in this incredible guided Taipei shore excursion that covers most prominent landmarks in the city. Delve into the history and heritage of ancient Chinese millennia at the National Palace Museum and Longshan Temple. Learn about Taiwan’s modern days as you marvel at the spectacular Taipei 101 Building, dine on scrumptious Xiao Long Bao, and visit Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.

Tour Code: TST01
Duration: 8 hours
Start/End: Keelung port/ Keelung port
Highlights: National Palace Museum, Taipei 101, Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Bao An Temple
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Keelung shore excursions

  • Full Itinerary
  • Inclusion & Exclusion

Upon arrival at your cruise terminal, meet your savvy local guide and driver who’ll take you to Taipei. Travel through the Taiwan biggest seaport and take in the beautiful scenery of the countryside along the way.

Taipei-highlights-shore-excursionsStart your tour at the National Palace Museum where you’ll witness one of the world’s largest collections of ancient Chinese artifacts and artworks including Chinese paintings, calligraphy, bronze casting, jade, ceramics, rare books from various dynasties.

Taipei-Keelung-shore-excursions-Taipei-HighlightsHead south to admire the spectacular Taipei 101 Building – one of the highest skyscrapers in the world! Get your camera ready to snap some good shots of its majestic exterior façade. This 106-floor building, which incorporates elements of both modern and traditional Chinese styles, will leave you in awe.

Taipei-101Pass through the presidential building on your way to Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, which has very much become a symbol of Taiwan with its enormous white main hall and octagonal blue pagoda-style roof. Stroll through exhibits on Chiang’s life and political career to understand why Taiwanese have so much respect for their first President. If time allows, watch the change of the guard ceremony in front of the memorial.

Chiang-Kai-shek-Memorial-HallComplete your tour with a visit to Baoan Temple, one of the oldest temples in Taipei. Be amazed by its intricately carved ceremonial gateway, stone and bronze beams, and sophisticated roofs. Transfer back to Keelung port for the next departure.

What’s included?

  • All transfers with air-conditioned private vehicle
    2-6 Person: 8-seater Van
    8-18 Person: 20-seater Minibus
    19-26 Person: 40-seater Coach
  • English-speaking guide
  • Admission fee as above mentioned
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded?

  • Taiwan visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch (optional US$ 12 ~ 15 per person, with the assistance of local guide)
  • Tips to the guide and driver
  • Any other items that not indicated in the itinerary
  • Other personal expenses