Before that, make a trip down to witness the 40metres wide cascading Shifen Waterfall which often or not, also known as the Little Nigeria Falls due to its’ powerful flow.
One of the traditional things people do in Taiwan and especially in the vicinity of Shifen, it is definitely to light up a sky lantern along the functional rail track (with trains passing by occasionally) as a symbol for blessing and well wishes. Prices are all the same for all the shops, so you can just pick any shop you like and pen your wishes down on the sky lantern before releasing up into the sky.
4.Light up the sky with Sky Lanterns at Shifen
Shifen waterfall is a scenic waterfall located in Pingxi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, on the upper reaches of the Keelung River. The falls' total height is 20 meters (66 feet) and 40 meters in width, making it the broadest waterfall in Taiwan. It is a cascade waterfall in which the water flows in one direction and the rock is sloped in the opposite.Shifen is also popular for releasing sky lantern. Every year, on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year, thousands of people will gather at Pingxi for the annual Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival. People write their wishes on these lanterns, which will then carry their prayers to the sky. Luckily, one need not wait for the annual Lantern Festival to release sky lanterns - it is now a commercialized activity that you can also do it anytime.