5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Fly
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Kaohsiung
— Few hours
Drive
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Nantou
— 1 night
Drive
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Taipei
— 3 nights
Fly

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Kaohsiung

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 9th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light and then view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung tour itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Kaohsiung reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums · Shopping

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Nantou

Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nantou route builder app.

Traveling by car from Kaohsiung to Nantou takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Nantou is little chillier than Kaohsiung - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Taipei

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.
Take a break from Taipei with a short trip to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) in Ruifang, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), pause for some photo ops at National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Nantou to Taipei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Taipei are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Taiwan travel guide

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Landmarks · Flea Markets · Gift & Specialty Shops
Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.