15 days in East Asia Itinerary

15 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Taipei
— 4 nights
Train
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Kaohsiung
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tainan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Taichung
— 5 nights
Drive to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Fly to Billund

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Taipei

— 4 nights

City of Azaleas

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.
For shopping fun, head to Taipei 101 or P.Seven. National Palace Museum and Lungshan Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Taipei: Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and YehLiu Geopark (in Wanli). Spend the 3rd (Sun) exploring nature at Yangmingshan National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with MyTaiwanTour Travel Services, grab your bike and head to Keelung River Right Bank Bike Trail, and make a trip to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Taipei road trip planning site.

Billund, Denmark to Taipei is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Billund to Taipei, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Billund in April, things will get much warmer in Taipei: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Kaohsiung

— 2 nights

Harbor City

A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get outside with Ai He (Love River) and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lianchi (Lotus) Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Beauty Cave, discover the deep blue sea with Liuqiu Dive, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Black Dwarf Cave.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kaohsiung vacation planning app.

Traveling by train from Taipei to Kaohsiung takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Taipei in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kaohsiung, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Tainan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Tainan

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at National Museum of Taiwan Literature, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), and then get a dose of the wild on Beutic Private Tour.

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Take a train from Kaohsiung to Tainan in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Tainan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Taichung.

Things to do in Tainan

Wildlife · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Taichung

— 5 nights

Cultural City

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Chung Tai World Museum and Pusasi. Get outdoors at Sun Moon Lake and Alishan National Forest Recreation Area. Get out of town with these interesting Taichung side-trips: Wenwumiaohoushan Park (in Yuchi), Qinglong Falls (in Zhushan) and Ali Mountain (Alishan) (in Xinyi Township). On the 13th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Hehuanshan National Forest Recreation Area. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Taichung online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Tainan to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tainan in April, with highs in Taichung at 30°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips