10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Taipei
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
2
Taichung
— 1 night
Train:  2​h
3
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Train:  3​h
4
Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Bopiliao Ancient Street, Taipei Confucius Temple, Lungshan Temple, and other attractions. On the 7th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, steep yourself in history at Taipei Confucius Temple, then steep yourself in history at Bopiliao Ancient Street, then take a stroll through Ximending, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine, then take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and then hunt for treasures at Shilin Night Market.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Taipei road trip app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Taipei is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Lungshan Temple ©
Lungshan Temple
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Ximending
Ximending

1
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes FengJia Night Market, SOGO Taichung, National Museum of Natural Science, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, catch a live performance at National Taichung Theater, admire the natural beauty at Maple Garden, then stop by FengJia Night Market, and finally browse the range of quality goods at SOGO Taichung.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Taichung online road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Taipei to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Taipei in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Taichung, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
FengJia Night Market ©
FengJia Night Market
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Taichung Theater ©
National Taichung Theater

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ai He (Love River), Kaohsiung Main Public Library, Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, and other attractions you added. On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, then don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower, then take in panoramic vistas at Kaohsiung Main Public Library, and finally take in the views from Ai He (Love River). Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kaohsiung online trip planner .

Getting from Taichung to Kaohsiung by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Kaohsiung sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)
Dragon Tiger Tower ©
Dragon Tiger Tower

4
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rainbow Bridge, Raohe Street Night Market, Songshan Ciyou Temple, and other attractions you added. Get some historical perspective at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and Hsing Tian Kong. See some other sides of Taipei: get a taste of the local shopping with Taipei 101 and don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

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Traveling by train from Kaohsiung to Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

New Taipei
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Raohe Street Night Market ©
Raohe Street Night Market

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