5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Taipei
1
Taipei
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Xiulin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Yuchi
— Few hours
4
Tainan
— 1 night
train:  3​h
End: Taipei

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beitou Hot Spring. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ximending and National Palace Museum. Head to Taipei 101 and Sugar & Spice Bakery Cafe - Dunhua S. Store Ⅱfor plenty of shopping. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall and do sightseeing your way with Doremi Private Tour Guide in Taiwan.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Taipei trip itinerary tool .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei Songshan Airport and Taichung Ching Chuang Kang Airport. In December, daytime highs in Taipei are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Xiulin.

Things to do in Taipei

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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Ximending
Ximending

1
night
Xiulin

Xiulin ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): hike along Taroko Gorge and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baiyang Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Xiulin itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Taipei to Xiulin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Yuchi.

Things to do in Xiulin

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Baiyang Trail ©
Baiyang Trail

few
hours
Yuchi

Yuchi
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Xuanguang Temple, and then contemplate the long history of Wenwu Temple.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yuchi trip planner .

Getting from Xiulin to Yuchi by bus takes about 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Yuchi

Parks Outdoors Trails
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1
night
Tainan

Tainan
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) and then explore the wide array of goods at Hayashi Department Store.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tainan trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Yuchi to Tainan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, Tainan is a bit warmer than Yuchi - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tainan

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Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Hayashi Department Store ©
Hayashi Department Store

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