9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Taipei
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Hualien City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Jiaoxi
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Wujie
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Datong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Taipei


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2
nights
Hualien City

Hualien City ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shen'an Temple. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Lushui Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hualien City trip itinerary planner .

Taipei to Hualien City is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or drive. You'll set off for Jiaoxi on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Hualien City

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hualien
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Lushui Trail ©
Lushui Trail
Shen'an Temple ©
Shen'an Temple

2
nights
Jiaoxi

Jiaoxi ©
On the 5th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Wufengchi Waterfall and then shop like a local with Luna Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Chili Hunter -Wenchuang Shop, take in the natural beauty of Jiaosi Hot Spring, then see the interesting displays at Lanyang Museum, then don't miss a visit to Eagle Rock Tip, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Caoling Historic Trail (Tsaoling Trail).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Jiaoxi travel route builder tool .

Take a train from Hualien City to Jiaoxi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Jiaoxi can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wujie.

Things to do in Jiaoxi

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Toucheng, Chili Hunter -Wenchuang Shop, Luna Plaza, Caoling Historic Trail (Tsaoling Trail)
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Lanyang Museum ©
Lanyang Museum
Luna Plaza ©
Luna Plaza

2
nights
Wujie

Wujie ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): make a trip to Dongshan Old Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Yilan Sancing Temple, then explore the activities along Meihua Lake, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at King Car Kavalan Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dongshan River Forest Park, make a trip to Lucky Art Crayon Factory, then take in the natural beauty of Suao Cold Spring, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shanfa Temple.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Wujie road trip website .

Wujie is just a short distance from Jiaoxi. In December, daily temperatures in Wujie can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Datong.

Things to do in Wujie

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Dongshan, Su'ao, King Car Kavalan Distillery, Shanfa Temple
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Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake
Yilan Sancing Temple ©
Yilan Sancing Temple
National Center for Traditional Arts ©

2
nights
Datong

Datong ©
On the 9th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Taiya Lifestyle Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Datong trip planner .

Traveling by car from Wujie to Datong takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Datong

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Jianshi
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Taiwan Beech National Trail ©
Taiwan Beech National Trail
Smangus ©
Smangus

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