9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science and then explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Taichung Baptist Church, thensee the interesting displays at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, thentake a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung, and finally make a trip to Tunghai University.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Taichung trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Taichung is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Hualien.

Things to do in Taichung

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan ©
921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan
Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung

2
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
On the 3rd (Sun), trek along Taroko Gorge and then get outside with Shakadang Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Liyu Lake, thenstroll around Farglory Ocean Park, thenget outside with Chishingtan Scenic Area, and finally look for gifts at Zengji Mashu.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Hualien day trip planner.

Take a train from Taichung to Hualien in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Shakadang Trail ©
Shakadang Trail

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ruifang (Elephant Trunk Rock, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), &more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, browse the different shops at Taipei 101, pause for some photo ops at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Taipei online trip planner.

You can take a train from Hualien to Taipei in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Taipei sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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