Congress Tour


The congress tour is an optional program. You may sign up at the registration portal.


HALF-DAY TOURS

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

Date: Friday, 13 April 2018

Time: 13:15-18:10

Min. participants: 20

Fare: NTD1,500 per person

Itinerary: TICC→Yingge Old Street→The Shu's Pottery DIY→TICC

Yingge, a place where you can enjoy a great taste of art and history, is located in the southwest of Taipei City. Walking along the Old Street with over 100 stores, you can find different styles of ceramics and potteries made in Taiwan. At the Shu’s Pottery Workshop, you will make your own handmade pottery which is a perfect souvenir option to bring back home.

Tour B: Longshan Temple & Xiaolongbao DIY

Date: Saturday, 14 April 2018

Time: 13:50 - 18:00

Min. participants: 20

Fare: NTD2,200 per person

Itinerary: TICC→Longshan Temple→Dian Shui Lou Xiaolongbao DIY→TICC

Built in 1738, Longshan Temple is a Chinese architecture masterpiece. It is also regarded as a historical site of second grade and is a popular worship destination for the locals.In this tour, the participants also will try to make some Xiaolongbao and taste it, the famous Taiwanese steamed dumplings.

Tour C: Tamsui Historical Sites

Date: Saturday, 14 April 2018

Time: 12:45 - 18:35

Min. participants: 30

Fare: NTD1,500 per person

Itinerary: TICC→Tamsui ferry→Tamsui Historical Museum and the Tamsui Customs Officer’s Residence→Tamsui Old StreetTICC

On a ferry boat ride at the Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf, participants will be sailing on the Tamsui River and enjoy amesmerizing view of Taipei. Learn abouta variety of western (Spanish, Dutch) colonial, southern Fujianese and native Taiwanese culture by visiting Tamsui Historical Museum and the Tamsui Customs Officer’s Residence.On top of its cultural and historic treasures, Tamsui Old Street offers a large array of restaurants, cafes, shops, local stalls and street performances to enjoy.

ONE-DAY TOUR

Tour D: Juming Museum & Northeast Coast Tour

Date: Sunday, 15 April 2018

Time: 09:15 - 18:00

Min. participants: 30

Fare: NTD2,500 per person (Lunch is included.)

Itinerary: TICC→Northeast coast tour→Lunch→Juming Museum and Tai chi experience→Jiufen→TICC

The northeast coast of Taiwan is a dazzling route with a wide range of landscapes. Juming Museum showcases its renowned Tai-Chi series sculptures.YehliuGeoparkoffers stunning landscapes eroded by the sea and a number of unique geological formations. The tour will finish atJiufen, a town serves as an inspiration for Hayao Miyazaki’s film “Spirited Away”. The town is a maze of alleys filled with retro Chinese- and Japanese-style cafes, teahouses and souvenir shops.