8 days in East Asia Itinerary

8 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Kaohsiung, Train to HSR Taichung Station(Platform 13)
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Taichung
— 1 night
Drive
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Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Longtan
— 1 night
Drive
4
Taipei
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Dayuan
— 1 night
Drive to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Fly to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

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Taichung

— 1 night

Cultural City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, get in on the family fun at Lihpao Land, then get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Minigolf Taichung.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Taichung travel planning app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Taichung is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November; daily highs in Taichung reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Taichung

Childrens Museums · Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:

Nantou

— 2 nights
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jinlong Mountain, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wenwumiaohoushan Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): experience rural life at Sun Moon Lake Toushehuo Basin Recreation Farm and then find something for the whole family at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nantou travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Taichung to Nantou in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Nantou can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Longtan.

Things to do in Nantou

Nature · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:

Longtan

— 1 night
On the 2nd (Mon), get in on the family fun at Window on China Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Leofoo Village Theme Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Longtan trip itinerary website.

Getting from Nantou to Longtan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Longtan can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Longtan

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:

Taipei

— 2 nights

City of Azaleas

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taipei Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong, and then examine the collection at National Palace Museum. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Taipei 101, then pause for some photo ops at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street).

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Taipei itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Longtan to Taipei takes an hour. In December in Taipei, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dayuan.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

Dayuan

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): look for gifts at Taimao Shopping Center and then make a trip to Wufugong.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dayuan holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Taipei to Dayuan takes an hour. In December in Dayuan, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dayuan

Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

Taoyuan travel guide

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Landmarks · Parks · Scenic Walking Areas
Though not known for its attractions, Taoyuan has long been one of Taiwan's fastest growing cities. Its location near Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport makes it a convenient place to stay overnight, and while there aren't that many tourist-friendly things to do in Taoyuan, the industrial city is home to many modern shopping malls, cafes, and affordable restaurants. Those looking for an outdoor adventure can make the most of a range of nearby trails by going hiking.