9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Fly
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Taipei
— 1 night
Drive
2
Tamsui
— 3 nights
Subway to Taipei, Train to THSR Zuoying Station
3
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Train
4
Ruifang
— 1 night
Drive
5
Taipei
— 1 night
Fly

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Taipei

— 1 night

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.
You've now added Lungshan Temple to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple, stop by Ximending, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), then admire the striking features of Taipei 101, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Shilin Night Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Taipei day trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Taipei is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February: highs in Taipei hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tamsui.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Tamsui

— 3 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wuji Tianyuan Temple as well as Tamshui Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tamsui trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Taipei to Tamsui in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a subway. In February in Tamsui, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 27th (Thu), you're off to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tamsui

Historic Sites

Kaohsiung

— 1 night

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.
On the 27th (Thu), don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light and then get outside with Ai He (Love River).

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaohsiung trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of subway and train from Tamsui to Kaohsiung in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and flight. Traveling from Tamsui in February, expect nights in Kaohsiung to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Ruifang.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Outdoors

Ruifang

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Cat Village Houtong and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shifen Waterfall Walk Area.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ruifang visit planner.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Ruifang by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, Ruifang is slightly colder than Kaohsiung - with highs of 23°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Taipei.

Things to do in Ruifang

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Taipei

— 1 night

City of Azaleas

Your day by day itinerary now includes Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall. On the 1st (Sun), don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ruifang to Taipei takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Highlights from your 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.