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Tom L.

Pingtung, Taiwan

My name is Tom, I am a private guide catering to you with tailored tours in Taiwan.

I will take you to must go attractions as well as interesting places and people that would never be found on google maps.

Taiwan is a beautiful island at crossroads in many ways that enables you to experience a brilliant diversity in history, geography, culture and anthropology.

I've come out of soil with rich living experiences, I know Taiwan down to the earth. Before being a tour guide I have been a taxi driver, street vendor, factory worker, junk food salesman, paper money (burned in worship) shopkeeper and English tutor.

Because of my living experiences, I can be a fantastic private guide showing you hidden corners and people at every turn.

For example, I have accesses to old Japanese marines that did shoot at Allied troops in Saipan in WWII, a hearty aboriginal youth brewing cups of coffee who descends from a head-hunting clan, a manager of an outdoor traditional opera troupe who would allow my tours to be costumed and get on the stage to perform to please a local goddess on her birthday….

Welcome to Taiwan! Be my friends!

I never see anyone as a tourist!

A Recent Review of this guide

Our family of 5 toured with Tom to Sun Moon Lake and surrounding areas. The experience was simply amazing and I highly recommend Tom as your guide. He is very knowledgeable of Taiwan in general with plenty of interesting facts to share at every location, a very safe driver, and is sensitive to the needs of his guests -an all-around perfect Taiwan tour guide! Plus, he is fluent in English and the local languages which I believe made a difference in access and freedom in movement.
Humphrey Chow

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Credentials

Tour Guide License: Language(s)/Chinese, English/issued number:105*013018

Professional Driver's License: issued number/8210511011429

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Tours by Tom L.

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Keelung/Taipei Excursion

A combination of tradition and modernity

700 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

10 hours

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Taipei night life

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Night markets and clubs

750 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Welcome to Taichung!

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A beautiful city in central Taiwan

600 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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One day in Kaohsiung

Full-day city tour with a local guide!

580 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Sun Moon Lake

Beautiful mingling of clouds, water and mountains

700 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

9 hours

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