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Maokong Tea & Shenkeng Stinky Tofu Private Day Tour with English-Speaking Guide

4.7
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8 hrs

Savor two celebrated delicacies of Taiwan’s culture - tea and stinky tofu - on a private and guided day tour.

highlights

  • Visit Tian'en Temple, a vegan-friendly temple that follows the principles of I-Kuan Tao
  • Sip on traditional Chinese tea and learn a thing or two about this much-loved drink
  • View the Maokong tea plantations on a relaxing gondola ride
  • Relish different variations of tofu along the famous Shenkeng Stinky Tofu Street
  • Enjoy friendly services and undivided attention from an English-speaking guide
  • This day tour is ideal for first-time visitors seeking a cultural awakening
  • Enjoy flexibility in tweaking your itinerary on this private and personal tour

inclusions

  • Private car transportation
  • Maokong Gondola fare
  • English-speaking guide
  • Fuel, parking, and toll fee
  • Passenger insurance

exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Other entrance fees
  • Overtime fee for exceeding the car rental limited: 8 hours

cancellation policy

Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 2 days before the schedule

your experience

This day tour comes packed with experiences that unveil the cultural curtain of the Taiwanese. Get picked up from your hotel and head to Tian'en Temple. This sacred Chinese-styled temple reflects the eclectic spirit of both Eastern and Western gods. Witness Maitreya Buddha along with Guanyin (Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva) and the Taoist deity Guan Gong (Guan Sheng Di Jun) on the two sides. Learn how tea is engraved in the Chinese culture and indulge in some good old piping hot tea at your next stop - Taipei Tea Promotion Center. After this, head to the quaint village of Maokong situated atop a mountain and set sail on a gondola to view the surrounding tea plantations and lush panorama.

This will be followed by a tour around the deep tunnel of Shenkeng Tofu Street, famous for its gourmet tofu and variety ranging from regular tofu, stinky tofu, fried stinky tofu, sweet tofu, BBQ tofu, tofu cheese, tofu drink, and the best yet - tofu ice cream! Conclude your tour at Zhinan Temple dedicated to the Daoist immortal Lu Tung-pin, a scholar of the Tang period.

know before you go

Itinerary

  • Tian'en Temple (1hr)
  • Taipei Tea Promotion Center for Tieguanyin and Baozhong (1hr)
  • Maokong mountain (2hrs)
  • Shenkeng Tofu Street (2hrs)
  • Chih Nan Temple (1hr)

Departure Point: Your hotel from Taipei city

Departure Time: 9 AM

Duration: 8hrs

Important Information

  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour does not run on Mondays
  • Local government regulations require that all tour participants possess travel insurance. Local operator will provide this, but requires the following information for each participant
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Details of passport name, gender, number, expiry, and country is required at time of booking
  • Please note that overtime fee will be charged on-site by the driver-guide
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • During summers, don’t forget to apply sunscreen and wearing sunglasses and a hat. During winters, don’t forget to bring a jacket and an umbrella
  • Each traveler is allowed to carry a luggage
  • Customers must contact the local service provider to verify the exact pickup time
  • This experience requires good weather. If canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly after the purchase
  • Please display the same along with a valid photo ID at the time of pick-up
  • Please ensure you’re at your hotel lobby 10-15 minutes prior to the scheduled time in order to avoid any delays

Hotel Pick-Up

  • Pick-up services are offered from hotels in Taipei City
  • Departure time: 9 AM

Validity

The ticket is valid for the date selected at the time of the booking

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