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Enjoying the Waterfall and Flying Sky Lantern- “Pingxi Shifen” Refreshing with Blessing One Day Tour

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Enjoying the Waterfall and Flying Sky Lantern- “Pingxi Shifen” Refreshing with Blessing One Day Tour
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Outdoor excursion
Travel days :
1 day




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      “Interested in lighting sky lanterns for blessings, and feeling the refreshment and magnificence from the largest waterfall in Taiwan?” The well known “New Taipei City Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival”recommended by Discovery and CNN as a must go, along with the “Shifen Waterfall” reputed as the Niagara Fall of Taiwan are all in this travel route. Beginning from “MRT Mucha” station, visit “Shifen Old Street” first to launch traditional sky lanterns and experience a unique train passing in front of doorsteps railway feature; then walk towards “Shifen Waterfall Area”to enjoy the magnificent beauty of the largest waterfall in Taiwan. Then return to Shifen tourist center and take a ride to “Pingxi Old Street” in search of scenes from the movie You’re the Apple of My Eye and savor a local Taiwanese snack “sausage in sticky rice”; then turn towards “Jingtong Railway Station”to visit the mine museum and try old school “miner’s bento”; finally, arrive at the “Sky Lantern Police Station” to launch a unique, customized “Police Wishing Lantern”, and appreciate the 9 meter tall glass curtain in the shape of a sky lantern with special light shows comprised of nearly 200 thousand LED lights, bringing the small, heartfelt one day trip to an end.


      【Return traffic information】
      Method 1: Take the Taiwan Rail going from “Jintong Station” to “Museum of Marine Science and Technology”and disembark at “Jintong Station”, then transfer from the station back to Taipei Main Station.
      【Return-Take a bus】
      Method 2: Take the “795 Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Bus- Muzha Pingxi Shuttle Bus (to Muzha)” from “Jingtong Station”stop and disembark at “MRT Muzha Station”, then transfer to MRT back to Taipei Main Station.
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