8 days in East Asia Itinerary

8 days in East Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan attractions planner

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Bus to Kranji Stn, Bus to Singapore Changi, Fly to Taipei
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Taipei
— 2 nights
Train
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Taichung
— 1 night
Train
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Keelung
— 1 night
Drive
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Hualien
— 3 nights
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Train to Taipei, Train to Airport Terminal 2 Station, Foot to Taiwan Taoyuan, Fly to Johor Bahru

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Taipei

— 2 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.
On the 24th (Thu), appreciate the history behind National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple, don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, then take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), then make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), and then buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary maker site.

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Taipei is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Taichung

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): let the kids burn off some steam at Zhenqian Renai Park, then identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland, then examine the collection at 921 Earthquake Museum of Taiwan, and finally walk around Chung Hsing New Village Children's Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Taichung trip tool.

Take a train from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Taichung sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Keelung.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Heping Island Park, admire the verdant scenery at Wangyou Valley, then step off the mainland to explore Keelung Island, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Qingan Temple.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Keelung tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Taichung to Keelung in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Keelung, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Hualien.

Things to do in Keelung

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Hualien

— 3 nights
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): trek along Taroko Gorge and then trek along Baiyang Trail. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at Mukumugi Valley, then kick back and relax at Chishingtan Scenic Area, and then make a trip to O'rip Hualien.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Hualien trip planner.

Drive from Keelung to Hualien in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature