Explore Taipei for Free
Explore the charming Taiwanese city without spending a penny with the
latest offering from the Tourism Board of Taiwan. Here is all you need to
know about this amazing offer
Who can avail this?
1. Transit or transfer passengers with 7- to 24-hour layovers before their next connecting
flight, who have valid R.O.C. visas or come from countries eligible for visa-exempt entry.
For a list of countries eligible for visa-exempt entry click here
2 . Also eligible are citizens from India, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Vietnam,
Cambodia and Laos who have applied online for an R.O.C. "Travel Authorization
Certificate". For detailed qualification and application information click here.
Registrants must print out the "Travel Authorization Certificate", which is required for both
arrival and departure immigration inspection in Taiwan.
What are the travel documents required?
1. Passport valid for at least six months
2. Completed immigration embarkation/disembarkation card available at immigration
How do I register?
There are 12 seats for on-site registration; please book your tour after arrival at the Tourist
Service Center located in the Arrival Lobby of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of the Taoyuan
International Airport. Besides on-site registration, there will be 6 seats for reservation from
14 days to 30 days prior to passengers' arrival. If you would like to reserve a tour in
advance, please fill in the application form and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A reservation will be made for you if you are eligible.
How many of us can go on one tour?
Each tour is limited to 18 passengers, and passengers can join only one tour during each
Could I see the itinerary first?
Terminal 1 Tourist Service Center
Terminal 2 Tourist Service Center
Return to Airport (Depending on traffic) Departure Time (Morning Tour) T1 - 08:30, T2 -
08:15 / Return to Airport By 12:30
Departure Time (Afternoon Tour) T1 - 14:15, T2 - 14:00 / Return to Airport By 18:15
Note: As there is no room for luggage on the bus, please store all luggage at the airport
baggage service counter (fee required) before boarding the bus. The Tourism Bureau
reserves the right to adjust or cancel tours in case of inclement weather or other reasons.
2018 Free Half - Day Tour (Daily)
Sanxia-Yingge Half-Day Tour (Morning)
Leave Terminal 2 of Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l Airport for Sanxia
Leave Terminal 1 of Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l Airport for Sanxia
Qingshui Zushi Temple (visit) Ornate Daoist temple; founded in 1769; dedicated to a Song
Dynasty General deified as the "Divine Ancestor." Much of the artwork in the present
structure was created by a team of the world's best master artisans beginning in the late
Sanxia Old Street (visit) Beautiful old street; renovated red-brick merchant houses and
residences dating from the late Qing Dynasty/early Japanese colonial era; houses feature
ornate facades with late Qing, Japanese, and Baroque elements.
Sanxia → Yingge
Yingge Ceramics Old Street (visit) Yingge is the "Pottery Capital of Taiwan," producing
high-quality ceramics since the early 1800s, with over 800 resident artists; cobblestoned
Old Street with over 100 attractive outlets selling everything from inexpensive cups to
costly handcrafted statues.
Tai-Hwa Pottery (visit) A great treasure-house of beautifully crafted ceramics pieces, from
traditional Chinese to modern/abstract; produces diplomatic gifts for the ROC President's
Yingge → Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l Airport
Arrive at airport
Taipei City Half-Day Tour (Afternoon)
Leave Terminal 2 of Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l Airport for Taipei City
Leave Terminal 1 of Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l Airport for Taipei City
Taking in sights of western Taipei from the bus Taipei Fine Arts Museum (pass by) Grand
Hotel (pass by)
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall & Memorial Park (visit) A tourist favorite, dominating an
exquisitely landscaped park; gleaming white-marble hall and palace-style National Theater
and Concert Hall.
Taking in sights of eastern Taipei from the bus Taipei City Government (pass by) Songshan
Cultural and Creative Park (pass by) Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall (pass by)
Taipei 101 (get off bus for photo shooting) Taiwan's most iconic manmade landmark and
one of the world's tallest buildings; a modernist stratosphere-scraper also rich in
auspicious Chinese symbolism.
Taipei City → Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l Airport
Arrive at airport
Sounds great! Could I have the contact details?
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Tourist Service Center
Service Hours: 07:00~23:30 (Terminal 1) / 05:30~24:00 (Terminal 2)
TEL: +886-3- 398-2194, +886-3- 398-3341 (or dial 12194 or 13341 on the airport's courtesy
Should you have any queries about tour registration, please email email@example.com.