10 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

10 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

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10 days in Taichung & Taipei Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Train:  5 h
1
Taichung
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Taipei
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Taichung

Taichung ©
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes King Garden, Carton King Creative Park - Dakeng, FengJia Night Market, and other attractions. Change things up with a short trip to Small Swiss Garden in Ren'ai Township (about 1h 30 min away).

Before you visit Taichung, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Taichung is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in Taichung reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. You will leave for Taipei on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nantou
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
FengJia Night Market ©
FengJia Night Market
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village ©
Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village

5
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
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 Ximen Red House - Ximending, Ximending, Dadaocheng Pier, and other attractions you added. Get some historical perspective at Yangmingshan National Park and The Lin Family Mansion and Garden. Head to Taipei 101 and Shilin Nightmarketfor some retail therapy. Go for a jaunt from Taipei to Wanli to see Yeh Liu Geo Park about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail) and browse the different shops at Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Mall (Taipei Nanxi).

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei road trip planning website .

Getting from Taichung to Taipei by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Taipei are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

New Taipei
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Yangmingshan National Park ©
Yangmingshan National Park

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