6 days in Taiwan Itinerary

6 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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6 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Nantou
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Taipei
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
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 14th (Fri): explore the activities along Sun Moon Lake and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Zi Nan Temple.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nantou trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Nantou is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Nantou, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Nantou

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Sun Moon Lake ©
Sun Moon Lake

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.
Step out of Taipei with an excursion to Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) in Ruifang--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsing Tian Kong, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taipei Zoo, and take a stroll through Ximending.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Taipei sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Nantou to Taipei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Taipei can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Kaohsiung.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall ©
Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

1
night
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 18th (Tue): snap pictures at Ai He (Love River), don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light, and then view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kaohsiung holiday planner .

Getting from Taipei to Kaohsiung by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaohsiung

Shopping Museums
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The Pier-2 Art Centre ©
The Pier-2 Art Centre
Ai He (Love River) ©
Ai He (Love River)
The Dome of Light
The Dome of Light

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