8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Start: Corella, Visayas
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13 h 15 min
1
Nantou
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
2
Taichung
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
New Taipei
— 1 night
Train:  15 min
4
Taipei
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
5
Taitung
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Tainan
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
End: Corella, Visayas

2
nights
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
You've now added Sun Moon Lake to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Nantou to Lukang to see Lugang Old Street about 42 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_dedicate_a_day_to_the_elevated_beauty_of Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan). There's more to do: relax in the rural setting at Cingjing Veterans Farm and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xuanguang Temple.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nantou trip planner.

Corella, Philippines to Nantou is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Corella in January, expect Nantou to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Taichung.

Things to do in Nantou

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lugang Old Street
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wuling Farm as well as National Taichung Theater. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the striking features of National Taichung Theater, relax in the rural setting at Wuling Farm, engage your brain at National Museum of Natural Science, then look for all kinds of wild species at Gaomei Wetland, then take a stroll through Rainbow Village Taichung, and finally look for gifts at Mark Taiwan.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Taichung day trip planning app.

Taichung is very close to Nantou. In January in Taichung, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can take a train to New Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Wildlife Museums Neighborhoods
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Gaomei Wetland ©
Gaomei Wetland
Wuling Farm ©
Wuling Farm
Rainbow Village Taichung ©
Rainbow Village Taichung

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) and then stroll around YehLiu Geopark.

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You can take a train from Taichung to New Taipei in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Taipei.

Things to do in New Taipei

Nature Parks Shopping
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YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lungshan Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei tour itinerary planner.

Taipei is just a stone's throw from New Taipei. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Taitung.

Things to do in Taipei

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Lungshan Temple ©
Lungshan Temple
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101

1
night
Taitung

Taitung ©
Sitting between the mountains and the sea, Taitung offers pleasing scenery no matter what direction you face.
On the 8th (Wed), walk around Taidong Forest Park, then make a trip to Taitung Brown's Road, and then explore the activities along Sanxiantai.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Taitung trip planner.

You can fly from Taipei to Taitung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Taitung

Parks Nature
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Taidong Forest Park ©
Taidong Forest Park
Sanxiantai ©
Sanxiantai
Taitung Brown's Road ©
Taitung Brown's Road

1
night
Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Chimei Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Tainan day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Taitung to Tainan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Tainan can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tainan

Museums
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Chimei Museum ©
Chimei Museum

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