11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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11 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  10 h
1
Sanxing
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Taipei
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Taichung
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Tainan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
5
Kaohsiung
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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1
night
Sanxing

Sanxing ©
On the 2nd (Sat), relax in the rural setting at Guangsing Farm, then contemplate the waterfront views at Meihua Lake, then take in the natural beauty of Qingshui Spring, and finally stroll around Cingshuei Dire Park.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sanxing sightseeing site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sanxing is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect Sanxing to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Sanxing

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Datong, Guangsing Farm, Meihua Lake
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Meihua Lake ©
Meihua Lake

3
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.
Explore Taipei's surroundings by going to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) (in Ruifang) and Yeh Liu Geo Park (in Wanli). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, get to know the resident critters at Taipei Zoo, and make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail).

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Taipei online travel route planner .

You can drive from Sanxing to Taipei in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Taichung.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

New Taipei
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Kaomei Wetland, then take a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung, and then walk around 921Earthquake Memorial Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Taichung trip planning site .

Take a train from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods
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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung

2
nights
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at Chimei Museum, contemplate the long history of Anping Tree House, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): get great views at Erliao Guanriting, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Anping Fort (Anping gubao), then don't miss a visit to Hai Shan Pai le Di, and finally look for gifts at One2 Tea House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tainan trip website .

Traveling by car from Taichung to Tainan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Anping Tree House ©
Anping Tree House

3
nights
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.
When in Kaohsiung, make a side trip to see Xiao Liu Qiu in Liuqiu, approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum, make a trip to The Dome of Light, take in the exciting artwork at The Pier-2 Art Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xiao Nan Hai Guanyin Delubrum.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kaohsiung online trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Tainan to Kaohsiung in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Kaohsiung, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Xiao Liu Qiu
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Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum ©
Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum
Xiao Liu Qiu ©
Xiao Liu Qiu
The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre

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