10 days in New Taipei Itinerary

10 days in New Taipei Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chiang Mai
Fly + Drive:  3 h 30 min
1
Zhonghe
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Banqiao
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Pingxi
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Ruifang
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Wanli
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Shimen
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Chiang Mai

1
night
Zhonghe

Zhonghe
Zhonghe District, historically spelled Chung-Ho and Jhonghe, is an inner city district in New Taipei in northern Taiwan (Republic of China). To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zhonghe visit planner.

Chiang Mai, Thailand to Zhonghe is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Taipei Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chiang Mai in May: highs in Zhonghe hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Banqiao.

Things to do in Zhonghe

Parks Museums Outdoors
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2
nights
Banqiao

Banqiao ©
On the 29th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taiwan Provincial City God Temple, get outside with Guan Yin Shan Trail, and then grab your bike and head to Balizuo Bay Bike Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Taimao Shopping Center and then browse the different shops at Mitsui Outlet Park Linkou.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Banqiao trip itinerary builder site.

Banqiao is just a short distance from Zhonghe. In May in Banqiao, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Pingxi.

Things to do in Banqiao

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

New Taipei, Taimao Shopping Center, Taiwan Provincial City God Temple
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Mitsui Outlet Park Linkou ©
Mitsui Outlet Park Linkou
Taiwan Provincial City God Temple ©
Taiwan Provincial City God Temple

2
nights
Pingxi

Pingxi ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): make a trip to Pingxi Station, get to know the fascinating history of Pingci Old Street, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jingtong, thenget to know the fascinating history of Jing Tong Old Street, thenadmire the sheer force of Shifen Waterfall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Shifen Waterfall Walk Area. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Jingtong Railway Museum, make a trip to Gong Bei Temple, thenmake a trip to Shihding Old Street, thensee the interesting displays at Pinglin Tea Museum of New Taipei City, and finally admire the sheer force of Wanggu Waterfall.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pingxi trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Banqiao to Pingxi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ruifang.

Things to do in Pingxi

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

New Taipei
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Shifen Waterfall Walk Area ©
Shifen Waterfall Walk Area
Jing Tong Old Street ©
Jing Tong Old Street
Shifen Waterfall ©
Shifen Waterfall

2
nights
Ruifang

Ruifang ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the activities along Lung Tung, thenget to know the fascinating history of Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), and then look for gifts at Lao Zhen Xiang Bakery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Lanyang Museum, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Golden Waterfall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Trunk Rock.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ruifang trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Pingxi to Ruifang by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Wanli.

Things to do in Ruifang

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lung Tung, Lanyang Museum
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Lanyang Museum ©
Lanyang Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Elephant Trunk Rock ©
Elephant Trunk Rock

2
nights
Wanli

Wanli ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Dawulun Fort, walk around YehLiu Geopark, thenget to know the fascinating history of Bao'an Temple, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Guang An Temple, and finally look for gifts at Jinshan Jinbaoli Old Street. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Datun Nature Park, thendon't miss a visit to Dharma drum mountain, thenboost your wellbeing at The Governor-General Hot Spring, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jinbaoli Cihu Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Wanli trip site.

You can drive from Ruifang to Wanli in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Wanli, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Shimen.

Things to do in Wanli

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Taipei, Dawulun Fort
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YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Jinbaoli Cihu Temple ©
Jinbaoli Cihu Temple
Jinshan Jinbaoli Old Street ©
Jinshan Jinbaoli Old Street

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hours
Shimen

Shimen
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make a trip to Fu'Ji Harbor and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shimen Jinganggong.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Shimen trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Wanli to Shimen in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Shimen can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Shimen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shimen Jinganggong
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