Taipei City Break

4 days from $1,224 per person*
  • Privately guided tour of Taipei's major city sites, old and new.
  • Well located, 5* accommodation.
  • Private airport transfers and private touring throughout.
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Taipei is the perfect addition to any holiday in Asia with luxurious 5* accommodation, impressive history, bountiful shopping opportunities and exciting cuisine.

While the Taipei area has been settled for millennia by the indigenous Ketagalan people, its history as an urban center only dates back to the early 1700's. It is now a modern city with a tumultuous history, diverse population and impressive collage of modern grandeur and age-old traditions. Tour with your private guide, visiting museums as well as the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall. Sit down to a delicious soup dumpling dinner. Visit the lively Hwahsi Street Night Market and view Taipei's skyline atop the Taipei 101 Observatory. Head outside the city to the nearby, naturally beautiful northern coast. Explore Yehliu Park famed for its stunning panoramic views and natural rock formations. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Taipei
    Taipei
    • Airport Meet & Greet
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Taipei
    Taipei
    • Private Tour - Half Day City Tour (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Private Tour - Night Tour with Dinner at Din Tai Fung (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Taipei
    Taipei
    • Private Tour - Half Day Northern Coast & Yehliu Park Tour (4 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Taipei
    Taipei
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Taipei

For your added comfort, your guide will be waiting for you outside the customs area with a sign with your name on it. Your guide will assist you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Accommodation: The Regent

Situated in the Zhong Shan district, Regent Taipei is a 5 star hotel at the heart of the capital’s most vibrant cultural, entertainment and shopping areas. Easily accessible from the Taipei Song Shan Airport and close to local hot spots such as art museums and historic buildings, this exuberantly luxurious hotel offers travelers a bird’s eye view of modern Taiwanese life from a highly-convenient vantage point. Deluxe guest rooms and spacious suites complete The Regent’s beautifully styled accommodation. One of the most spacious luxury hotels in Taipei, guest rooms feature temperature-sensing, pressure-relieving mattresses and a selection of pillows, while super-sized bathrooms boast a deep marbled bath with separate shower. Perfectly complimenting the high-end accommodation, Regent Taipei is the only hotel in Taiwan to house in excess of 50 of the world’s luxury designer boutiques in its Regent Galleria shopping mall; just steps away from its seven exquisite restaurants and a state-of-the-art spa and fitness center. With modern amenities and over-the-top features, The Regent shares an utterly-pampering home-away-from-home experience.

Taipei City Break Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Taipei
Taipei
Taipei City Break Tours 2019 - 2020 -  chang kai shek memorial

Day 2: Taipei

Enjoy a half day private tour with an English speaking guide. While the Taipei area has been settled for millennia by the indigenous Ketagalan people, its history as an urban centre only dates back to the early 1700's. Despite only a few hundred years of history Taipei is now a modern city with a tumultuous history, diverse population and impressive collage of modern grandeur and age old traditions. Begin with a visit to the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, an impressive monument to the one-time leader of China and founder of modern Taiwan. The majestic hall towers over 25 hectares of landscaped gardens, pavilions, and ponds. Next stop is the nearby Martyr's Shrine, an excellent example of classical Ming dynasty architecture and an excellent source of insight into the history of Taiwan that still shapes its relationship with the Mainland. Next stop by the Taipei National Palace Museum which houses the imperial safeguarded from the chaos of the civil war and with over 620,000 items it is the world's largest collection of Chinese art treasure - too large to be displayed all at once. Final stop is the handicraft center - an excellent source to see (and if interested purchase) traditional goods.

Enjoy a four-hour private evening tour with an English-speaking private guide. Modern Taipei is home to many temples, markets and exciting dining opportunities. This private tour combines these urban highlights with a visit to Lungshan (Dragon Mountain) Temple, Taipei's oldest and most famous as well as one of Taiwan's finest examples of temple architecture. Stop and enjoy a delicious dinner at internationally acclaimed restaurant Din Tai Fung, famous for their xiaolongbao (soup dumplings). There is also the opportunity to visit the lively Hwahsi Street Night Market and view Taipei's skyline atop the Taipei 101 Observatory (entrance ticket is included).

Accommodation: The Regent
Taipei City Break Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
Taipei City Break Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Taipei 101
Taipei 101

Day 3: Taipei

Enjoy a half day tour with an English Speaking Guide to the beautiful northern coast of Taiwan. Begin your tour to the harbor city of Keelung and explore Yehliu Park famed for its stunning panoramic views and natural rock formations including the iconic Queen’s Head pillar.

Accommodation: The Regent
Taipei City Break Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Yehliu Park
Yehliu Park

Day 4: Taipei

Meet your driver for an airport transfer with a private vehicle and English speaking guide.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

The Regent: Taipei

Situated in the Zhong Shan district, Regent Taipei is a 5 star hotel at the heart of the capital’s most vibrant cultural, entertainment and shopping areas. Easily accessible from the Taipei Song Shan Airport and close to local hot spots such as art museums and historic buildings, this exuberantly luxurious hotel offers travelers a bird’s eye view of modern Taiwanese life from a highly-convenient vantage point. Deluxe guest rooms and spacious suites complete The Regent’s beautifully styled accommodation. One of the most spacious luxury hotels in Taipei, guest rooms feature temperature-sensing, pressure-relieving mattresses and a selection of pillows, while super-sized bathrooms boast a deep marbled bath with separate shower. Perfectly complimenting the high-end accommodation, Regent Taipei is the only hotel in Taiwan to house in excess of 50 of the world’s luxury designer boutiques in its Regent Galleria shopping mall; just steps away from its seven exquisite restaurants and a state-of-the-art spa and fitness center. With modern amenities and over-the-top features, The Regent shares an utterly-pampering home-away-from-home experience.

Taipei City Break Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Regent Taipei Hotel
Regent Taipei Hotel
Taipei City Break Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Regent Hotel Lobby
Regent Hotel Lobby

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Tin T — June 22, 2019 — Asia

    The trip was fantastic, well planned, great tour guys. That was a trip of a lifetime and Kensington Tours had done an exceptional well in organizing from the fly to Japan, Hong Kong, Bali & Singapore to the hotels, daily tours with the level of details and places we wouldn't have known where to go. Can't wait for Kensington Tours to organize our 3rd trip in the near future!

  • Ann M — June 20, 2019 — Asia

    Asia Expert Yuki Ng did an amazing job of setting up our trip. She totally understood what we wanted to see and do. My husband, 17-year-old grandson and I spent a week in Seoul in June of 2019. Miriam, also known as CJ, our local guide in Seoul, was fantastic. She was very knowledgeable, friendly and engaging. We totally enjoyed our time with her. We learned so much about the history and culture of Korea and with her expert guidance, we were introduced to many different and delicious Korean foods. Our lunches with her were memorable not only for the variety of restaurants and dishes that we sampled but also for the stimulating and pleasant conversations we shared while eating. She also made several suggestions for things to do in the evening that added to our enjoyment of the city. We were truly fortunate to have Miriam as our guide. Our driver Mr. Jo was also great. He calmly and expertly navigated the congested streets of Seoul and always greeted us with a smile and a pleasant ‘good morning.’ We had not been to Seoul before this trip. We found it to be vibrant, beautiful, and very clean. The people were friendly and helpful. Our accommodations were beyond what we expected. We had a wonderful time in Seoul. We could not have been more pleased.

  • Anne H — May 28, 2019 — Asia

    My trip was a dream come true! From the time I landed in Beijing to the time I landed back to the US, everything was perfect. I traveled alone, but felt very safe and very well taken care of by the guides and drivers I had in the different cities and countries I visited. I learned so much about the culture and heritage of the Chinese, Tibetan and the Nepalese people. It was worth every penny I spend and much more!

  • Jackie M — March 30, 2019 — Asia

    I loved it all. Thanks especially to our guide Abit, in Kathmandu, Norenda, in Pokhara, and Min, in the Annapurna region, for being fabulous people. Thanks again for also referring us to Bahari Lodge in Chitwan National park. By far, that was the best place I've ever stayed in all of my international travels: they always had a surprise in store for us, that was awesome. They let us spend as much time as we wanted with the elephants, no rush, and sent elephants to come and play with us when we merely mentioned that we loved them. A great thank you to our naturalis Krishna at Bahari Lodge in Chitwan. All fantastic people who were great with tourists like us. We also enjoyed Temple Tree Resort very much.

  • Reginald B — April 14, 2019 — Asia

    This was a GREAT tour to Thailand! It exceeded my expectations in many ways (ie. itinerary, flexibility, and customer service). I would recommend this tour and Kensington Tours to family and friends. I will definitely use Kensington Tours for my future travel plans. My destination expert was Ms. Forkan. She expertly tailored my experience to my needs and wants. She filled in all the "unknowns" and ensured a safe, smooth trip/tour. Her professionalism and support was a 10/10. Thank you Ms. Forkan for designing this trip of a lifetime!

  • Ann L — June 05, 2019 — Asia

    Our guides made our whole trip - we will remember them as much as China itself. Jerry immediately put us at ease and made us feel like his best friends - he was sincere and authentic and open. Katy (in Chengdu) had great energy and showed us how people really live. Even though she must see the pandas every other day of her life, she still seemed to genuinely LOVE seeing them. (And, later, when we discovered we'd left valuables in the safe at our hotel, she went WAY above and beyond to take care of things - even after we were already in Shanghai!). Nancy (in Shanghai) was amazing - we truly enjoyed our time with her and she took us to markets and encouraged us to take our time at the places that interested us most. When we'd seen enough temples, our guides communicated with each other to rearrange our tours in coming destinations. We felt like we were on the food tour of China - the meals were wonderful, and it was - really - TOO MUCH FOOD! No part of our day was wasted, but if we wanted to start later or call it a night sooner, plans were easily rearranged. We would absolutely go with Kensington again!

  • Sandra S — February 09, 2019 — Asia

    We had a really interesting trip and your team made it all so easy. Our guides were not only informative, but they took very good care of us. They kept us on schedule with all the city transfers, made the Visa process so quick and introduced us to some of the things they loved about their cities as well as the scheduled sites. There were so many highlights on this trip, but I was especially wowed by the cruise on Ha Long Bay. Our guide in Hanoi went above and beyond on my birthday and arrived to pick us up with some beautiful orchids and a lovely gift. We were very happy with all our accommodations as well.

  • Daryl H. — January 26, 2019 — Asia

    I was pleasantly surprised and pleased with the superb attention to detail in fulfilling my requests and my dreams

  • Laura E. — January 08, 2019 — Asia

    One of the benefits was that the guides were very flexible and suggested and accommodated changes to plans based on the weather and other circumstances. They all said they could do this when working with Kensington because Kensington supported it and empowered them with this flexibility. A big advantage in making the trip perfect!

  • Ajitkumar P. — January 04, 2019 — Asia

    The whole trip was well organized and we have recommended using Kensington to our friends.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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