9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Nantou
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
New Taipei
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Bring the kids along to Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village and Sheng Sing Station Long Teng Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nantou: National Museum of Natural Science (in North District), Flying Cow Ranch (in Tongxiao) and Taiwan Hakka Museum (in Tongluo). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan), make a trip to Mona Rudao Memorial Stele, and experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nantou journey planning tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Nantou is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, expect Nantou to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Taiwan Hakka Museum, Flying Cow Ranch, Sheng Sing Station Long Teng Bridge, National Museum of Natural Science
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Taipei Zoo and National Taiwan Science Education Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Taipei: National Palace Museum (in Shilin) and Leofoo Village Theme Park (in Guanxi). There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), take a stroll through Ximending, don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), and take an in-depth tour of National Revolutionary Martyrs' Shrine.

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You can drive from Nantou to New Taipei in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in New Taipei are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Taipei

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Taipei, Leofoo Village Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei Zoo ©
Taipei Zoo
Leofoo Village Theme Park ©
Leofoo Village Theme Park

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