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[Evening Tour] Taipei Night Excursion (Group)

English

With Accommodation | Group Tour

Sunday

Taipei

Longshan Temple | Huaxi Night Market | Taipei 101

Start the evening with a hearty dinner at famous Ding Tai Fung steamed dumplings (Xiao Long Bao) restaurant before visiting Longshan Temple where you can view Buddhist artistic relics, carvings and architecture. Take a stroll through Huaxi Night Market, peruse herbal aphrodisiacs and other unusual produce and take a sip of snake bile liquor—if you dare. You'll end your tour at Taipei 101, once the tallest building in the world and lit up spectacularly at night.

Details

6:00 p.m. Taipei downtown hotel pickup

6:30 p.m. Longshan Temple (艋舺龙山寺) (about 1.5 hours)

Start the night with Taipei's famous Longshan Temple in the Wanhua District where over 100 deities of all varieties are worshipped. Built in 1738 by settlers from Fujian province in China's mainland, it is a wonderful piece of Buddhist heritage which features a beautiful eaved roof and boasts numerous artistic treasures.

Then head to Huaxi Night Market (华西街夜市) a.k.a Snake Alley, just a few streets from Longshan Temple. Merchants here skin live snakes and serve up their bile in Kaoliang liquor, a strong brew made from sorghum—a mixture recommended for the more adventurous. The night market will also be in full swing, selling everything from religious items to herbal aphrodisiacs.

8:00 p.m. Dinner (about 1 hour)

You will enjoy juicy and tasty steamed dumplings (Xiǎo Lóng Bāo, 小笼包) at well-known Ding Tai Fung restaurant.

9:00 p.m. Taipei 101 skyscraper (台北101) (about 1 hour) After dinner, enjoy your free time at the famous Taipei 101 skyscraper, the tallest and largest green building in the world. The tower lights up in a different color each evening and houses a five-floor mall, a food court and a number of businesses. (Taipei 101 observatory deck is not included in the tour price).

10:30 p.m. Return to hotel

Price Includes and Excludes

What is included?

1) English-speaking tour guide

2) Admission fees, meals and transportation as listed in the details

3) Travel Accident Insurance

What is excluded?

1) Personal expenses, optional items and anything else not specifically mentioned

Important Notes

1.Please call or email Ctrip if you need to cancel your booking. Free cancellation for bookings cancelled at least 3 days in advance. If you cancel 2 days or less before your visit, a 100% cancellation fee will be charged per booking.

2.On departure date we will pick you up from downtown hotel. You will be contacted before 11:00 p.m. the day before your scheduled activity to confirm pickup information regarding your driver and/or tour guide.

3.Currently payment is only accepted by credit card. Once payment clears, Ctrip will send you a confirmation email with your booking details. If payment fails, your booking will automatically be canceled. To ensure a smooth payment process, we recommend you contact your credit card provider in advance.

4.Time arrangements described in itineraries are subject to change. Guides reserve the right to change arrangements according to weather, transportation and other variable conditions.

5.If you opt to join only part of this activity, you forfeit the right to join subsequent parts, as well as the right to receive a refund for any part of the activity that you miss.

6.All listed meals are Chinese food unless otherwise noted. Please notify us ahead of time for any dietary restrictions (allergies, vegetarian, kosher, etc.).

7.Please ensure personal and travel information is entered correctly. Ctrip will not refund any losses that result from incorrect and missing information.

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- Children: 2-12 years old and shorter than 1.2m (3 ft 11 in)

- Each child must be accompanied by at least 1 adult.

- Prices for group products are fixed. For private products, the bigger the group the lower the price per person.