12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

12 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Kaohsiung
— 1 night
2
Taichung
— 1 day
3
Taipei
— 2 nights
4
Hualien
— 1 night
5
New Taipei
— 1 night
6
Taipei
— 5 nights

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night
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Seaside Park and then take in the exciting artwork at The Pier-2 Art Centre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Kaohsiung tour itinerary maker website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kaohsiung is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. In October, daytime highs in Kaohsiung are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Shopping Museums Parks
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The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Seaside Park ©
Seaside Park

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Taichung

Taichung ©
Known its good weather, Taichung boasts an interesting set of cultural attractions, including many temples showing the development of religious architectural styles in the area and forming focal points for most tours of Taichung.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to Painted Animation Lane, take an in-depth tour of Taichung Literature Museum, admire the masterpieces at Asia University Museum of Modern Art, thenidentify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Jiu Tian Black Forest.

Find out how to plan Taichung trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Kaohsiung to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kaohsiung in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Taichung, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Asia University Museum of Modern Art ©
Asia University Museum of Modern Art
Taichung Literature Museum ©
Taichung Literature Museum

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Taipei

Taipei ©
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Taipei Grand Mosque, and then don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Taipei journey planning app.

You can drive from Taichung to Taipei in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Taipei sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Hualien.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei Grand Mosque ©
Taipei Grand Mosque

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night
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Baiyang Trail, Ch'ing-shui Cliff and East Gate Night Market. On the 22nd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ch'ing-shui Cliff, hike along Baiyang Trail, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Chishingtan Scenic Area, and finally hunt for treasures at East Gate Night Market.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hualien trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Taipei to Hualien by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Baiyang Trail ©
Baiyang Trail
Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff

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New Taipei

New Taipei ©
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street).

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New Taipei trip planner.

You can drive from Hualien to New Taipei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in New Taipei sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Taipei.

Things to do in New Taipei

Shopping Historic Sites
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Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

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Taipei

Taipei ©
You've added Yangmingshan National Park, Raohe Street Night Market, Shilin Night Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tianhou Temple and 來好 LAI HAO Taiwan Gift Shop. Enjoy Taipei some more: browse the different shops at Taipei 101.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip planning app.

Taipei is very close to New Taipei. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

FengJia Night Market
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Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park
Shilin Night Market
Shilin Night Market

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