5 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

5 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

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5 days in Taipei & Taichung Itinerary

Start: Taipei
1
Taipei
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Taichung
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Taipei
— Few hours
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 Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), Shifen Waterfall and Taipei 101.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Taipei trip planner .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei Songshan Airport and Taichung Ching Chuang Kang Airport. In September in Taipei, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

New Taipei
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Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Shifen Waterfall ©
Shifen Waterfall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

2
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.
You've now added Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Taichung trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Taipei to Taichung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village
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Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©

few
hours
Taipei

Taipei
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Getting from Kaohsiung to Taipei by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Outdoors

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