9 days in Taipei & New Taipei Itinerary

9 days in Taipei & New Taipei Itinerary

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9 days in Taipei & New Taipei Itinerary

Start: Da Nang
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Taipei
— 3 nights
Subway:  15 min
2
Banqiao
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Tamsui
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Pingxi
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
5
Ruifang
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
6
Wanli
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Da Nang

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.
Taipei is known for shopping, museums, historic sites, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, make a trip to Elephant Mountain (aka Nangang District Hiking Trail), contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, and meet the residents at Taipei Zoo.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip maker app .

Da Nang, Vietnam to Taipei is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Da Nang to Taipei, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Taipei sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Banqiao.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Parks Museums
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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
Banqiao

Banqiao ©
On the 4th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Banciao 435 Art District, take in the views from Taipei Bridge, get lost in a book at National Taiwan Library, then steep yourself in history at The Lin Family Mansion and Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to Sanxia Old Street.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Banqiao tour planning website .

Banqiao is just a short distance from Taipei. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tamsui.

Things to do in Banqiao

Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Taipei
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The Lin Family Mansion and Garden ©
The Lin Family Mansion and Garden
National Taiwan Library ©
National Taiwan Library
Banciao 435 Art District ©
Banciao 435 Art District

1
night
Tamsui

Tamsui ©
On the 5th (Mon), take a leisurely stroll along Tamshui Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Tamsui Old Street, then make a trip to Danshuei, and finally explore and take pictures at Aletheia University.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tamsui itinerary builder .

Tamsui is very close to Banqiao. In November, daytime highs in Tamsui are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Pingxi.
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:
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Danshuei ©
Danshuei
Tamshui Fisherman's Wharf ©
Tamshui Fisherman's Wharf
Aletheia University ©
Aletheia University

1
night
Pingxi

Pingxi ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Jingtong Coal-Mine Museum, then make a trip to Shifen Waterfall Walk Area, then don't miss a visit to Shifen Old Street, and finally admire the sheer force of Shifen Waterfall.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pingxi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tamsui to Pingxi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of subway and bus. November in Pingxi sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Ruifang.

Things to do in Pingxi

Nature Parks Museums
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Shifen Waterfall Walk Area ©
Shifen Waterfall Walk Area
Shifen Waterfall ©
Shifen Waterfall
Shifen Old Street ©
Shifen Old Street

1
night
Ruifang

Ruifang
To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ruifang trip itinerary builder app .

Ruifang is just a stone's throw from Pingxi. In November in Ruifang, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Wanli.

Things to do in Ruifang

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Fulung Beach
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Fulung Beach
Fulung Beach
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

1
night
Wanli

Wanli ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Head and then explore the striking landscape at Yeh Liu Geo Park.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Wanli online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ruifang to Wanli takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Wanli are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wanli

Parks Nature
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YehLiu Geopark ©
YehLiu Geopark
Queen's Head ©
Queen's Head

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