8 days in Tainan & Taipei Itinerary

8 days in Tainan & Taipei Itinerary

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8 days in Tainan & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + taxi:  8​h 45​min
1
Tainan
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
2
Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dragon Tiger Tower (in Zuoying), Yancheng (Ai He (Love River) & The Pier-2 Art Centre) and The Dome of Light (in Xinxing). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Chimei Museum, contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, get great views at Erliao Guanriting, and expand your understanding of the military at Anping Fort (Anping gubao).

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tainan trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tainan is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Kaohsiung
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Taipei: Yeh Liu Geo Park (in Wanli) and Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), take a stroll through Ximending, and appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei road trip planner.

You can take a train from Tainan to Taipei in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. November in Taipei sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

New Taipei
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

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