Pre & Post Congress Tours

We regret to inform you that the four Pre/Post-Congress Tours are cancelled due to low booking, and we will further proceed with the refund (full amount for the tours).

 

In the meantime, you can find the tour options run by EDISON TRAVEL for your reference.  EDISON has daily tours and will pick you up at your staying hotel. If you have plenty time in Taiwan, route #10 is strongly recommended if you are a fan of nature. Eastern Taiwan is very beautiful.

 

If you are interested in joining EDISON’s tours or having a customized tour, please feel free to contact Mr. Raymond Woon at edisonts@ms6.hinet.net and let him know that you are the attendee of IHF Taipei 2017. Or you may also check their website: http://www.edison.com.tw/dailytours.aspx

 

Tour A: Yingge Old Street and the Shu’s Pottery
#5 of EDISON tour will go to Yingge.

 

Tour B: LongShan Temple and XiaoLongbao DIY
#3 of EDISON tour will go to Longshan Temple and having Xiaolongbo at Din Tai Fung Restaurant.

 

Tour C: Tamsui Historical Tour
Tamsui can be easily accessed by MRT, and attractions such as Tamsui Historical Museum are within walking distance.  You may find out more attractions in Tamsui here.
**Please note that museums are not open on Mondays

 

Tour D: Northeast Coast Tour
#4 & #7 of EDISON tour will go to Northeast Coast.
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Sorry again for the tour cancellation and any inconveniences caused.
We look forward to seeing you soon in Taipei.

Tour A: Yingge Old Street and the Shu’s Pottery

Time: 1330-1800, Monday, November 6

Minimum and Maximum Numbers: 20-70 pax

Fee: TWD 1800 (US$ 58) – Including the guide, shuttle bus, insurance, pottery material

 

Yingge, a place where you can enjoy a great taste of art and history, is located in the southwest of Taipei City. It is especially known for its ceramics and potteries. When you arrive in town, you can immediately spot the landmark of Yingge, “Square Kiln”, which was traditionally used for over 200 years in the making of potteries. Walking along the Old Street with over 100 stores, you can find the Made-In-Taiwan potteries. Do not hesitate; it can be a perfect souvenir for you to bring back home. What is more is that you can try out throwing your own pottery or creating your own hand pottery at the Shu’s Pottery Workshop.

Tour B: LongShan Temple and XiaoLongbao DIY

Time: 1400-1800, Monday, November 6th

Minimum and Maximum Numbers: 20-70 pax

Fee: TWD 2300 (US$ 75) – Including the guide, shuttle bus, insurance, dumpling ingredients

 

LongShan Temple, located in Wanhua district in Taipei City, was built in 1738. It is not only a masterpiece of Chinese architecture, where it is regarded as a historical site of second grade, but also the center of people’s religious life, where it is a popular worship destination for the locals. The LongShan Temple has always kept its nature as a Buddhist Temple, but along its course of development, many deities of Taoism and Confucian were included. After strolling along the reminiscent spot, getting an unforgettable cultural experience, it’s time for a taste of the Taiwanese cuisines. The delegates are not only given the opportunity to try out some famous XiaoLongbao, but also have the chance to “Do It Yourself”, make your own at Dian Shui Lou.

Tour C: Tamsui Historical Tour

Time: 1300-1830, Friday, November 10th

Minimum and Maximum Numbers: 30-70 pax

Fee: TWD 1900 (US$ 62) – Including the guide, shuttle bus, insurance, tickets for museum & ferry

 

Located just 40 minutes MRT ride from Taipei City, Tamsui, once a busy port, is now one of the hottest attraction spots among locals and tourists. You’ll be able to hop on a ferry boat ride at the Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf, where you will be sailing on the Tamsui River and taking in the mesmerizing view of Taipei. After heading back on land, you are given the chance to travel in time with a visit to the Tamsui Historical Museum and the Tamsui Customs Officer’s Residence, where you get to see a variety of western (Spanish, Dutch) colonial, southern Fujianese, and native Taiwanese culture. Other than its cultural and historic treasures, Tamsui Old Street offers a large array of restaurants, cafes, shops, local stalls, and street performances for you to enjoy as well.

Tour D: Northeast Coast Tour

Time: 0930-1800, Friday, November 10th

Minimum and Maximum Numbers: 30-70 pax

Fee: TWD 3400 (US$ 110) – Including the guide, shuttle bus, insurance, lunch, tickets for museum & park

**Lunch is included**

 

The northeast coast of Taiwan is a dazzling route with a wide range of landscapes. The first stop of the northeast coast tour is the Juming Museum, where it is known for its Tai-Chi series sculptures. While enjoying these majestic pieces of art, you are also given the opportunity to try out the local leisure – Tai-Chi. After a relaxing morning, the next stop is the Yehliu Geopark, where it offers stunning landscapes eroded by the sea, and a number of unique geological formations. The most iconic one is the “Queen’s Head”. Our last stop for the day is Jiufen, a town once known for gold mining. Although the gold is gone now, it has become a popular visitor destination. The town is a maze of lanes and alleys filled with retro Chinese and Japanese style cafes, teahouses and souvenir shops. What is more to know is that it actually serves as an inspiration for Hayao Miyazaki’s film “Spirited Away”.