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Travel Guide

Travel Guide

Ways to Have Fun in Taoyuan

Our travel guide shows you how to travel in Taoyuan easily.

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Exploration
Exploration

Let’s go to Taoyuan!

Taoyuan city is in northwestern Taiwan, neighboring New Taipei City. It is made up of mostly plains, interconnected mountains and plateaus. Its shape has a long and narrow southeast-to-northwest trend, and occupies 1,220 km². The biggest district is Fuxing.

 

Taoyuan City Administrative Divisions Map
Taoyuan City Administrative Divisions Map

Traditional Festivals – massive celebrations

Blessing walking tour, temple performance, harvest ceremony… various folk festivals are held all year round. Our cultural celebrations show you Taoyuan energy!

Taoyuan in Four Seasons

Longgang Rice Noodle Festival
Longgang Rice Noodle Festival

Beautiful Scenery – got to go

You have to go for a hike in Taoyuan, where is surrounded by green mountains and blue water! Xiao Wulai, Jianbanshan, and the biggest thousand-old algae reef…are the must-visits that will make up the most unique memory of your trip.

Attractions

Shihmen Reservoir
Shihmen Reservoir

Travel Helper – easy backpacking

Just stop by our Visitor Information Center for tips! There are free brochures in different languages and friendly staff providing tour information from the locals’ point of view. There are also smart phone chargers, post card mailing service, courtesy glasses, and i-Taiwan free WiFi service.

Visitor Information Center

Visitor Information Center
Visitor Information Center
Transportation
Transportation

Stop for Surprises – take a train for adventures

Traveling by train is fun because it is fast while you don’t miss any beautiful scenery on the way! The view outside of the windows cheers you up with the speed. Old streets and shopping areas are next to the train station. Surprises are waiting for you in the city.

One-day Trip from Taoyuan International Airport MRT

Zhongli Zhongping Road Shopping Area
Zhongli Zhongping Road Shopping Area

Taxi – directly brings you to destinations

If you don’t want to spend too much time transferring or looking up the map, just hop on a taxi and it will transport you to wherever you want to go! There are taxi services outside of the airport, HSR station, the train station and MRT stations. The meter runs from NT$95. You not only save time but also may get some tips from the taxi driver. Taxi is also perfect for groups. Reserve one and you can go anywhere you want comfortably!

Taoyuan Taxi Companies
Taoyuan Taxi Companies

UBike – relaxing traveling

Are you tired of rushing around? Why don’t you rent a bicycle on your own pace? With an Easycard, iPass or a credit card, you can rent an UBike from any station in Taoyuan. There are many biking trails including Xinwu Green Tunnel, Bade Bike Path, Nankan Waterfront Bike Path…etc. that take you through the ponds, old streets, and mountains.

UBike Website

Ubike
Ubike

Bus – the smartest budget way

If you want to see Taoyuan spontaneously, taking a bus is the best way! There are about 200 routes that bring you where you don’t find in the guide books. You can purchase one-day pass from Taiwan Trip to visit Daxi, Fuxing, or Longtan for unlimited rides!

Taoyuan City Bus Time System

Taiwan Trip

Taoyuan Bus Zhongli Terminus
Taoyuan Bus Zhongli Terminus
Food and Accommodations
Food and Accommodations

Taoyuan Food – a meal reveals a city

Did you know the biggest night market of northern Taiwan is in Taoyuan? If you never have Daxi dried tofu, it’s like that you’ve never been to Taoyuan. Trying the local food is the best way to understand its culture. Welcome to taste all our goodies.

Zhongli Tourist Night Market
Zhongli Tourist Night Market

Sleeping – recharge over a night

Accommodation is very important for a trip! We provide different choices of legal hotels and hostels all over Taoyuan. Ranging from bed and breakfast, high-end hotels, or family home stays…any shall help you highlight the trip.

Taoyuan Best Stays
Taoyuan Best Stays
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