8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Taipei
— 1 night
2
Hualien City
— 1 night
3
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
4
Tainan
— 1 night
5
Taipei
— 1 night
6
Ruifang
— 1 day
7
Taipei
— 2 nights

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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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Taipei road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from Vietnam, the closest major aiports are Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei Songshan Airport and Taichung Ching Chuang Kang Airport. In December, daytime highs in Taipei are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Hualien City.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Hualien City

Hualien City ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Shen'an Temple, thenwalk around Jhih Ka Syuan Forest Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hualien Chenghuan Temple.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hualien City road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Taipei to Hualien City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Hualien City

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Hualien
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Shen'an Temple ©
Shen'an Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Cihou Lighthouse, make a trip to The British Consulate At Takao, thenview the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Liuhe Tourist Night Market, and finally look for gifts at Ruifeng Night Market.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kaohsiung vacation maker site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hualien City to Kaohsiung in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Kaohsiung, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Ruifeng Night Market ©
Ruifeng Night Market
Cihou Lighthouse
Cihou Lighthouse
The British Consulate At Takao ©
The British Consulate At Takao

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Tainan

Tainan ©
The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Taiwan Salt Museum, stop by Anping Gubao Ancient Street, steep yourself in history at Anping Tree House, thenget to know the fascinating history of Shennong Street, thenmake a trip to Shueisian Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chikanlou-Dashi-Temple.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tainan online journey planner.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Tainan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. December in Tainan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Tainan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Shennong Street ©
Shennong Street
Koxinga Shrine ©
Koxinga Shrine
Anping Gubao Ancient Street ©
Anping Gubao Ancient Street

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Taipei

Taipei ©
On the 25th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, and then view the masterpieces at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Taipei trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Tainan to Taipei by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. While traveling from Tainan, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Taipei, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ruifang.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Hsing Tian Kong ©
Hsing Tian Kong
Taipei Confucius Temple ©
Taipei Confucius Temple
Songshan Cultural and Creative Park ©
Songshan Cultural and Creative Park

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Ruifang

Ruifang ©
On the 26th (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Wangyou Valley, trek along Bitoujiao Trail, and then don't miss a visit to Nanya Rock Area.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ruifang trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Taipei to Ruifang takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Ruifang are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Ruifang

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Wangyou Valley
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Bitoujiao Trail ©
Bitoujiao Trail
Nanya Rock Area ©
Nanya Rock Area
Wangyou Valley ©
Wangyou Valley

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Taipei

Taipei ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong, contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, thenbrowse the collection at Beitou Public Library, Taipei, thenwalk around Daan Forest Park, and finally deepen your understanding at National Taiwan University.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Taipei trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Ruifang to Taipei takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Daan Forest Park ©
Daan Forest Park
Beitou Public Library, Taipei ©
Beitou Public Library, Taipei
Taipei Confucius Temple ©
Taipei Confucius Temple

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