5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Bangkok
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Nantou
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
Bangkok

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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.
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Bangkok, Thailand to Kaohsiung is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Kaohsiung, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bangkok in April: high temperatures in Kaohsiung hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nantou County.

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Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

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Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake.

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You can drive from Kaohsiung to Nantou County in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Taipei.

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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Taipei 101 and Ximen Red House - Ximending. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Palace Museum and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street). Step out of Taipei to go to Xinbei and see Fulung Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall Park.

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You can drive from Nantou County to Taipei in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Taipei sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

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Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
National Palace Museum ©
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

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