7 days in Taiwan Itinerary

7 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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7 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Jiaoxi
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Taipei
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sanyi
— 1 night
train:  30​min
4
Taichung
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Jiaoxi

Jiaoxi
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuary of Our Lady of WuFongCi, and then take in the pleasant sights at Mr. Brown Cafe - 1st Store.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jiaoxi vacation planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Jiaoxi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Jiaoxi: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Jiaoxi

Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mr. Brown Cafe - 1st Store, Spas
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2
nights
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 28th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and then admire the striking features of Taipei 101. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), then meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, and then hunt for treasures at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street).

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Taipei day trip website .

Getting from Jiaoxi to Taipei by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sanyi.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

1
night
Sanyi

Sanyi
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): trek along Sih Yue Syue Trail, then relax in the rural setting at Hua Lou Farm, then examine the collection at Dapunei Marble Soda Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Carp Pond Water Reservoir Scenic Lookouts.

Make your Sanyi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Taipei to Sanyi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Taichung.

Things to do in Sanyi

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Dapunei Marble Soda Museum, Hua Lou Farm
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night
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.
On the 31st (Tue), get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, then wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung, and finally look for gifts at Mark Taiwan.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Taichung day trip planning tool .

Taichung is just a short distance from Sanyi. In December in Taichung, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

1
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 1st (Wed): view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, then don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light, and then get outside with Ai He (Love River).

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kaohsiung trip itinerary planning website .

Take a train from Taichung to Kaohsiung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Taichung in December, with highs in Kaohsiung at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Shopping Outdoors
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The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)
The Dome of Light
The Dome of Light

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