15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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15 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Taipei
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Taichung
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Nantou
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Hualien
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
5
Yilan City
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
6
Taipei
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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few
hours
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 find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Taipei visit planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Taipei is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Taipei: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 18°C at night. You will leave for Taichung on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Taipei

Parks Shopping Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:

3
nights
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 Mitsui Outlet Park Taichung as well as Luce Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Luce Chapel and then revel in the low prices at Mitsui Outlet Park Taichung.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Taichung vacation planning website .

You can take a train from Taipei to Taichung in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Nantou.

Things to do in Taichung

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Sun Moon Lake
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake
Luce Chapel ©
Luce Chapel
Mitsui Outlet Park Taichung ©
Mitsui Outlet Park Taichung

1
night
Nantou

Nantou ©
Nantou provides good access to the cultural and natural sites of the surrounding county of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): experience rural life at Cingjing Veterans Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan).

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

Nantou is just a stone's throw from Taichung. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hualien.

Things to do in Nantou

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
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Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan) ©
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
Cingjing Veterans Farm ©
Cingjing Veterans Farm

3
nights
Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Taroko Gorge has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Ch'ing-shui Cliff, trek along Shakadang Trail, get outside with Yanzihkou Trail, and kick back and relax at Chishingtan Scenic Area.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Hualien sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by train from Nantou to Hualien takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Yilan City.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Ch'ing-shui Cliff ©
Ch'ing-shui Cliff
Taroko Gorge ©
Taroko Gorge
Chishingtan Scenic Area ©
Chishingtan Scenic Area

2
nights
Yilan City

Yilan City ©
Yilan City is a city and the county seat of Yilan County, Taiwan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jimi Square - Yilan Station as well as Jimmy Park Yilan. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll around Jimmy Park Yilan and then make a trip to Jimi Square - Yilan Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at King Car Kavalan Distillery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yilan City online attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Hualien to Yilan City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Yilan City, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Taipei.

Things to do in Yilan City

Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trip

King Car Kavalan Distillery
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
King Car Kavalan Distillery ©
King Car Kavalan Distillery
Jimi Square - Yilan Station ©
Jimi Square - Yilan Station
Jimmy Park Yilan ©
Jimmy Park Yilan

5
nights
Taipei

Taipei
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, National Taiwan Museum, Tamshui Fisherman's Wharf, and other attractions you added. Explore Taipei further: see the interesting displays at National Palace Museum and take a stroll through Ximending.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Taipei trip itinerary maker website .

Take a bus from Yilan City to Taipei in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 5th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

New Taipei, Keelung Martyrs' Shrine
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
Highlights from your plan
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)

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