Ways to Have Fun in Taoyuan
Our travel guide shows you how to travel in Taoyuan easily.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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.