10 days in Taipei, Hualien & New Taipei Itinerary

10 days in Taipei, Hualien & New Taipei Itinerary

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10 days in Taipei, Hualien & New Taipei Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  6​h
1
Taipei
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Hualien
— 1 night
train:  3​h
3
New Taipei
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Taipei
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Taipei tour planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Taipei is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, you will find days in Taipei are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hualien.
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1
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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Ch'ing-shui Cliff, stroll through Baiyang Trail, then walk around Chishingtan Scenic Area, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at East Gate Night Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hualien trip tool .

You can take a train from Taipei to Hualien in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train 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

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street).

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You can take a train from Hualien to New Taipei in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to take a train 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)

5
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Yangmingshan National Park, Raohe Street Night Market, Shilin Night Market, and other attractions. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tianhou Temple and Painted Animation Lane. Enjoy Taipei some more: browse the different shops at Taipei 101, take in the spiritual surroundings of Taipei Grand Mosque, and appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip itinerary website .

Taipei is just a short distance from New Taipei. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

Taichung
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Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park

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