17 days in East Asia Itinerary

17 days in East Asia Itinerary

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New Taipei
— 3 nights
Drive
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Keelung
— 1 night
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Taichung
— 2 nights
Train
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Taipei
— 10 nights

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New Taipei

— 3 nights
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at The Lin Family Mansion and Garden, don't miss a visit to Yingge Ceramics Street, and then see the interesting displays at New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Taipei route builder website.

Taipei to New Taipei is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a subway; or take a train. May in New Taipei sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Keelung.

Things to do in New Taipei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Keelung

— 1 night

Rainy Port

A rainy port city close to the capital, Keelung appeals to visitors with its famous night market and wealth of historic structures.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Yang Ming Oceanic Culture and Art Museum, then take a tour of Fish Harbor, then walk around Lover's Lake Park, and finally make a trip to Baimiwong Fortification.

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

Traveling by car from New Taipei to Keelung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Keelung, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll set off for Taichung on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Keelung

Parks · Museums

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Taichung

— 2 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.
On the 13th (Mon), stop by Yichung Shopping Street, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lugang Longshan Temple, then don't miss a visit to Tianhou Temple, and finally take a stroll through Lukang. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Asia University Museum of Modern Art, grab your bike and head to HouFeng Bikeway, and then don't miss a visit to Luce Chapel.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Taichung visit app.

Traveling by train from Keelung to Taichung takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Taichung are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taipei

— 10 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.
Head to Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Mall (Taipei Nanxi) and Taipei City Mallfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Neipi Beach and Pacific Sogo Taipei. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Taipei: Lanyang Museum (in Toucheng), Yilan Lover's Bay (in Wujie) and Dongshan (Meihua Lake, Dongshan River Forest Park, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple), make a trip to Wenchang Temple, delve into the distant past at Songshan Cihui Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Dalongdong Bao An Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Taipei day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Taichung to Taipei takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Taipei sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips