8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Taipei
— 2 nights
2
Taichung
— 1 night
3
Keelung
— 1 night
4
Hualien
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, thentake an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), thenmake a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), and then buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary maker site.

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Taipei is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): let the kids burn off some steam at Zhenqian Renai Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, thenexamine the collection at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, and finally walk around Chung Hsing New Village Children's Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Taichung trip tool.

Drive from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Taichung sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Keelung.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Chung Hsing New Village Children's Park
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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan ©
921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan

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Keelung

Keelung ©
A rainy port city close to the capital, Keelung appeals to visitors with its famous night market and wealth of historic structures.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to Heping Island Park, admire the verdant scenery at Wangyou Valley, thenstep off the mainland to explore Keelung Island, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Qingan Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Keelung tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Taichung to Keelung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Keelung, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Keelung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Wangyou Valley ©
Wangyou Valley
Heping Island Park ©
Heping Island Park
Keelung Island ©
Keelung Island

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nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): trek along Taroko Gorge and then trek along Baiyang Trail. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at Mukumugi Valley, thenkick back and relax at Chishingtan Scenic Area, and then make a trip to O'rip Hualien.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Hualien trip planner.

Drive from Keelung to Hualien in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Mukumugi Valley ©
Mukumugi Valley
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area

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