8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Boracay
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Chiayi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Nantou
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
New Taipei
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  7​h 30​min
End: Boracay

2
nights
Chiayi

Chiayi ©
The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiayi: Fenchihu Old Town (in Zhuqi), Beimen Crystal Church (in Yizhu) and Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum (in Taibao). There's much more to do: stroll around Chiayi Park, take in the pleasant sights at Alishan Linye Village & Huiyisenghuo Village, hike along Eryanping Trail, and make a trip to Alishan Forest Railway Garage Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chiayi holiday app .

Boracay, Philippines to Chiayi is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of car and flight. When traveling from Boracay in March, plan for colder days in Chiayi, with highs around 19°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Nantou.

Things to do in Chiayi

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum, Beimen Crystal Church, Eryanping Trail, Fenchihu Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Eryanping Trail ©
Eryanping Trail
The Hinoki Village ©
The Hinoki Village

2
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
On the 6th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Wv Siv Farm and then explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Cingjing Veterans Farm and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan).

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nantou trip planner.

Drive from Chiayi to Nantou in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Chiayi in March, you will find days in Nantou are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to New Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)

3
nights
New Taipei

New Taipei
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.
Go for a jaunt from New Taipei to Shilin to see National Palace Museum about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xin Zhuang Ci You Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, and explore the striking landscape at Yeh Liu Geo Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read New Taipei trip builder tool .

You can drive from Nantou to New Taipei in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Taipei

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Taipei
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

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