14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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14 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Kaohsiung
— Few hours
train:  1​h
2
Tainan
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
3
Taichung
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
4
Taipei
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
5
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

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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.
To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kaohsiung itinerary planning app .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Kaohsiung is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Kaohsiung is 1 hour. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December, things will get slightly colder in Kaohsiung: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toTainan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

3
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anping Tree House, Anping Fort (Anping gubao) and Blueprint Culture & Creative Park. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, then look for gifts at Anping Gubao Ancient Street, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Anping Fort (Anping gubao), and finally make a trip to Blueprint Culture & Creative Park.

Discover how to plan a Tainan trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Tainan is just a short distance from Kaohsiung. December in Tainan sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House
Anping Fort (Anping gubao) ©
Anping Fort (Anping gubao)
Anping Gubao Ancient Street ©
Anping Gubao Ancient Street

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Lukang and Lu Gang Long Shan Si.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Taichung road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Tainan to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tainan in December; daily highs in Taichung reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Changhua
Highlights from your plan
Lukang ©
Lukang
Lugang Longshan Temple ©
Lugang Longshan Temple

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.
National Palace Museum and National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Center for Traditional Arts and Hsing Tian Kong. Explore Taipei's surroundings by going to Jimi Square - Yilan Station (in Yilan City), Dongshan (Meihua Lake & Dongshan River Forest Park) and Wufengchi Waterfall (in Jiaoxi). It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Dihua Street and explore the wide array of goods at Miramar Entertainment Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Taipei attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Taichung to Taipei takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You will leave for Kaohsiung on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Dongshan, Wufengchi Waterfall, National Center for Traditional Arts, Jimi Square - Yilan Station
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Dihua Street ©
Dihua Street
National Center for Traditional Arts ©

3
nights
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the activities along Ai He (Love River). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve, and then browse the different shops at Taroko Park.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung vacation builder .

You can do a combination of subway and train from Taipei to Kaohsiung in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from Taipei in December, expect nights in Kaohsiung to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area, Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Kenting Long Keng Ecological Reserve ©
Taroko Park ©
Taroko Park
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area ©
Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area

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