10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Fly + foot + train:  11​h 15​min
1
Hualien
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Taipei
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Taichung
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Alishan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Tainan
— 1 night
train:  1​h
6
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
On the 25th (Fri), hike along Zuocang Trail, then stroll around Chishingtan Scenic Area, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tzu Chi Foundation. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Lichuan Fish Market, then identify plant and animal life at Shih Ti Ping Recreation Area, and then explore the ancient world of Kakita'an.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hualien tour builder app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Hualien is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area
Tzu Chi Foundation ©
Tzu Chi Foundation

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): shop like a local with Taipei 101, contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dalongdong Bao An Temple, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Keelung River Right Bank Bike Trail. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Songshan Ciyou Temple and then take in the awesome beauty at Yangmingshan National Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Taipei, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Hualien to Taipei takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Taipei are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park
Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple) ©
Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple)
Taipei Confucius Temple ©
Taipei Confucius Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Kaomei Wetland, then examine the collection at Taiwan Balloon Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of XinShe Castle.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Taichung trip planner .

Traveling by train from Taipei to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Taichung sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Alishan.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kaomei Wetland ©
Kaomei Wetland
XinShe Castle ©
XinShe Castle
Taiwan Balloon Museum ©
Taiwan Balloon Museum

1
night
Alishan

Alishan ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Tanayiku, delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shun Bao Fu De Temple.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Alishan trip planner.

You can drive from Taichung to Alishan in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Tainan.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Shun Bao Fu De Temple ©
Shun Bao Fu De Temple

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 31st (Thu): kick back and relax at Ma Sha Gou Beach Recreation Area, admire the landmark architecture of Chongqing Temple, and then browse the range of quality goods at Hayashi Department Store.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tainan online road trip planner .

You can drive from Alishan to Tainan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hayashi Department Store ©
Hayashi Department Store

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Seaside Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Cihou Fort.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung trip website .

Traveling by train from Tainan to Kaohsiung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Kaohsiung sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Seaside Park ©
Seaside Park
Cihou Fort ©
Cihou Fort

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