9 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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Kaohsiung
— 1 night
Train to Taichung, Taxi to Yuchi
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Yuchi
— 1 night
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Xiulin
— 2 nights
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Taipei
— 4 nights
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Kaohsiung — 1 night

Harbor City

Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): view the masterpieces at The Pier-2 Art Centre and then don't miss a visit to The Dome of Light. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Chimei Museum, explore the activities along Lianchi (Lotus) Lake, and then don't miss a visit to Dragon Tiger Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kaohsiung journey planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kaohsiung is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April: high temperatures in Kaohsiung hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yuchi.
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Yuchi — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xuanguang Temple, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sun Moon Lake, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wenwu Temple.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yuchi online trip maker.

Getting from Kaohsiung to Yuchi by combination of train and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kaohsiung in April, Yuchi is little chillier at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Xiulin.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Xiulin — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get outside with Hehuanshan East Peak Trail, then hike along Baiyang Trail, and then hike along Taroko Gorge. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Shakadang Trail, then pause for some photo ops at Eternal Spring Shrine, then take in the dramatic natural features at Ch'ing-shui Cliff, and finally don't miss a visit to Chongde Bay.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Xiulin trip itinerary maker site.

Take a bus from Yuchi to Xiulin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Taipei.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Taipei — 4 nights

City of Azaleas

Go for a jaunt from Taipei to Ruifang to see Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Palace Museum, meet the residents at Taipei Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at MyTaiwanTour Travel Services.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip planner.

Getting from Xiulin to Taipei by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In April in Taipei, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Taiwan travel guide

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Heart of Asia
A sliver of land just off China's east coastline, Taiwan represents one of the world's most densely populated countries--and one of Asia's most powerful economies. History buffs on a tour of Taiwan will discover ancient artifacts stored at outstanding national museums narrating nearly 10,000 years of Asia's history. Those interested in more active pursuits can organize a Taiwan itinerary around its modern mountain resorts, well-developed beaches, and protected forests sheltering hundreds of species of native plant and animal life. Begin your visit in Taipei, a vibrant capital city with a thriving entertainment scene, relatively inexpensive accommodations, and an eclectic culinary scene.
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