8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Taiwan trip planner

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Fly
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Taipei
— 4 nights
Train
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Taichung
— 1 night
Drive
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Nantou
— 1 day
Drive
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Taichung
— 2 nights
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Taipei

— 4 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shifen Old Street, Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), Wulai Hot Spring, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Shilin Night Market.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip builder tool.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Taipei is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Taipei Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, Taipei is little chillier than Ho Chi Minh City - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

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.
You've now added Gaomei Wetland to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Gaomei Wetland.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Taichung online holiday builder.

You can take a train from Taipei to Taichung in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Taichung can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nantou.

Things to do in Taichung

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Nantou

— 1 day
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wangyou Forest as well as Xitou Monster Village. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Xitou Monster Village and then delve into the lush surroundings at Wangyou Forest.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Nantou tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Taichung to Nantou in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Taichung.

Things to do in Nantou

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Taichung

— 2 nights

Cultural City

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Ali Mountain (Alishan) and then snap pictures at Tian Chang Di Jiou Bridge.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Taichung tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nantou to Taichung in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Taichung

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Taiwan travel guide

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Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops · Shopping Malls
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.