9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Taipei
1
Taipei
— 2 nights
Train + Bus:  2 h
2
Ren'ai Township
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Taichung
— 1 day
Train:  2 h
4
Taipei
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Pingxi
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
6
Taipei
— 4 nights
End: Taipei

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mugiwara Store, Shilin Nightmarket and Taipei Main Station. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take a stroll through Ximending and then look for gifts at Mugiwara Store. Keep things going the next day: stop by Dihua Street, contemplate the long history of Paoan Temple, take in the dramatic natural features at Beitou Thermal Valley(Hell Valley), then browse the collection at Beitou Public Library, Taipei, then make a trip to Tamsui Old Street, and finally hunt for treasures at Shilin Nightmarket.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei Songshan Airport and Taichung Ching Chuang Kang Airport. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ren'ai Township.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Neighborhoods Nature
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Dihua Street ©
Dihua Street
Dalongdong Bao An Temple ©
Dalongdong Bao An Temple
Beitou Public Library, Taipei ©
Beitou Public Library, Taipei

1
night
Ren'ai Township

Ren'ai Township ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cingjing Veterans Farm. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Cingjing Veterans Farm.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ren'ai Township online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Taipei to Ren'ai Township takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October in Ren'ai Township, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Taichung.
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Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm

1
day
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 FengJia Night Market. On the 23rd (Tue), stop by FengJia Night Market.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Taichung holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ren'ai Township to Taichung takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Taipei.

Things to do in Taichung

Shopping
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FengJia Night Market ©
FengJia Night Market

1
night
Taipei

Taipei
For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Taichung to Taipei in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. You will leave for Pingxi on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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1
day
Pingxi

Pingxi ©
On the 24th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Cat Village Houtong, get to know the fascinating history of Jing Tong Old Street, see the interesting displays at Jingtong Coal-Mine Museum, then browse the fresh offerings at Ren'ai Market, and finally look for gifts at Keelung Miaokou Night Market.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pingxi planner .

You can drive from Taichung to Pingxi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Pingxi, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Pingxi

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Keelung, Cat Village Houtong
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Keelung Miaokou Night Market ©
Keelung Miaokou Night Market
Jing Tong Old Street ©
Jing Tong Old Street
Jingtong Coal-Mine Museum ©
Jingtong Coal-Mine Museum

4
nights
Taipei

Taipei ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Guanghua Mall as well as Raohe Street Night Market. Explore hidden gems such as National Taiwan University and Taipei City Mall. Change things up with a short trip to Gloria Outlets in Zhongli (about 1h 10 min away). Enjoy Taipei some more: look for gifts at Ningxia Nightmarket, buy something for everyone on your list at Taipei 101, browse the eclectic array of goods at Gongguan Shopping Area, and shop like a local with Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Taipei online tour planner .

Taipei is very close to Pingxi. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping

Side Trip

Gloria Outlets
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Ningxia Nightmarket ©
Ningxia Nightmarket
Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi ©
Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi

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