10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

10 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Hengchun
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Taitung City
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Hualien City
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h
5
Taichung
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Tainan
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
7
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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1
night
Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
A small trading town in the 17th century, Kaohsiung now stands as a sprawling metropolis, its harbor representing the largest on the island.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get outside with Ai He (Love River).

To find reviews and other tourist information, use the Kaohsiung trip app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kaohsiung is an approximately 8- hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, you will find days in Kaohsiung are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Hengchun.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Outdoors
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Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)

1
night
Hengchun

Hengchun ©
Located on the southern tip of the eponymous peninsula, Hengchun serves as the entry point to Kenting National Park, often attracting more travelers than locals with its tropical beach resorts and bustling night markets.
On the 1st (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, then head outdoors with White Sand Bay, and then make a trip to Feng Chui Sha.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hengchun online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kaohsiung to Hengchun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hengchun can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Taitung City.

Things to do in Hengchun

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
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National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium ©
White Sand Bay ©
White Sand Bay
Eluanbi ©
Eluanbi

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Taitung City

Taitung City ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Railway Art Village.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Taitung City trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hengchun to Taitung City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Hualien City.

Things to do in Taitung City

Parks Nature Museums
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Green Island ©
Green Island
Taidong Forest Park ©
Taidong Forest Park
Railway Art Village ©
Railway Art Village

2
nights
Hualien City

Hualien City ©
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Taroko Gorge, explore the activities along Liyu Lake, and then deepen your understanding at National Dong Hwa University.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Hualien City sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Taitung City to Hualien City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to Taichung.

Things to do in Hualien City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hualien
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Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Liyu Lake ©
Liyu Lake
National Dong Hwa University ©
National Dong Hwa University

2
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.
On the 6th (Thu), get curious at National Museum of Natural Science, look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, and then make a trip to Tunghai University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): wander the streets of Rainbow Village Taichung, explore the world behind art at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, and then look for gifts at Yichung Shopping Street.

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You can take a train from Hualien City to Taichung in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Taichung are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tainan.

Things to do in Taichung

Wildlife Museums Parks
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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
National Museum of Natural Science ©
National Museum of Natural Science
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung

1
night
Tainan

Tainan
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tainan trip maker.

Getting from Taichung to Tainan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Taichung in December: high temperatures in Tainan hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Guanziling Hot Spring ©
Guanziling Hot Spring
Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House

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Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung ©
On the 9th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Kaohsiung Main Public Library, make a trip to The British Consulate At Takao, and then explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kaohsiung trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Tainan to Kaohsiung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Nature Parks
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Lianchi (Lotus) Lake ©
Lianchi (Lotus) Lake
Kaohsiung Main Public Library ©
Kaohsiung Main Public Library
The British Consulate At Takao ©
The British Consulate At Takao

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