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Beitou and Yangmingshan Day Tour from Taipei

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Start time

    8:00 am

  • Meeting Point
    MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07), Exit 2
  • Ending Point

    1.) MRT Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station (BL14 /O07)
    2.) Shilin Night Market

Key Highlights

  • A refreshing retreat from the hustle and bustle of the Taipei City
  • Visit one of the world’s most beautiful public libraries
  • See the unique geological landscape of the Yangmingshan National Park
  • See a flowers clock and a beautiful stretch of white Calle Lily flowers
  • Marvel at ‘ghost lakes’, lava terraces and ‘cold water pits’


Enjoy a day in the lap of nature just 7 miles away from downtown Taipei City. Visit one of the most beautiful public libraries in the world and tour Yangmingshan National Park that covers a wide area of volcanic geological features.

Beitou Library: Often termed as the ‘Coolest Example of Green Building,’ the Taipei Public Library Beitou branch gives you ample backdrop to take amazing, insta-worthy pictures. The roof of the library is made of a lightweight eco material and set with power-generating solar panels – something worth checking out.

Thermal Valley: Once you hit the geothermal belt, you will come across sulphuric steam that blankets this scenic valley. Due to the mist that it forms all year round, these steams are called ‘Ghost Lakes’.

Flowers Clock: The centerpiece of the national park, the flowers clock changes colour every season due to its blooms. See this beauty tick-tocking on soft music all day long.

Yangming Shu-Wu Mansion: The mansion is the summer residence of the Taiwan’s former president Chiang Kai-shek for reception of important foreign guests. Today, it doubles up as a guesthouse and has become an important centre for Taiwan’s history.

Zhuzihu: White Calla lily flowers are spread out like a map in this beautiful garden. The flowers are in full bloom from March to May. Walk amidst them till the scenic spot where you will see the distant mountains.

Siaoyoukeng Recreation Area: Located on the foot of Mount Qixing, this post-volcanic geological landscape area is known for fumaroles, sulphur crystals, hot springs and spectacular 'landslide terrain'.

Cingtiangang: A lava terrace formed during the eruption of Mount Zhugao and was used as a pasture for grazing cattle during Japanese occupation.

Lengshueikeng Recreation Area: The last stop in the tour is a low-lying depression formed during a volcanic depression and eventually turned into a lake. But what you see now is a unique landscape which formed when the water dried up exposing the lake bottom. The water temperature of the hot springs in this area only reaches 40°C (104°F), far below that of other springs in other areas, hence its name Lengshuikeng, which means "cold water pit".

About the Supplier: Edison Travel Service is an experienced tourism company established in 1988 by a team of Taiwanese Travel experts of 21 who know TAIWAN to the smallest details. Edison provides travel related services all over Taiwan, ensuring the complete customer satisfaction with a young and dynamic team, working closely with you to develop the kind of programs and packages that you want, bringing out the best.


  • Entrances
  • Live guide 
  • Hot spring foot bath
  • Local travel insurance


  • Gratuities (if you wish, go on then)
  • Lunch (it’s a feast for your eyes)

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

Voucher information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this).  At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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