5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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5 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Alishan
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Chiayi
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Taipei
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Jiaoxi
— Few hours
train:  2​h
5
Hualien
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City


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Alishan

Alishan ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Alishan Museum and then delve into the lush surroundings at Alishan National Forest Recreation Area.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Alishan holiday planning website .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Alishan is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to China Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Chiayi.

Things to do in Alishan

Nature Parks Museums
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Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Alishan Museum ©
Alishan Museum

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Chiayi

Chiayi
The provincial city in the county of the same name, Chiayi sits as the gateway to the national scenic mountain area of Alishan.
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You can drive from Alishan to Chiayi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 19th (Wed), you're off toTaipei.

Things to do in Chiayi

Parks Outdoors Trails
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hsing Tian Kong and then get engrossed in the history at National Palace Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Taipei trip builder tool .

You can drive from Chiayi to Taipei in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Taipei sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Jiaoxi.

Things to do in Taipei

Museums Historic Sites
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Hsing Tian Kong ©
Hsing Tian Kong

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Jiaoxi

Jiaoxi ©
To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jiaoxi road trip website .

Drive from Taipei to Jiaoxi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Hualien.

Things to do in Jiaoxi

Museums

Side Trip

Lanyang Museum
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Lanyang Museum ©
Lanyang Museum

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Hualien

Hualien ©
Nestled between the sea and the mountains, Hualien boasts a number of attractions, both natural and manmade.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lin Tian Shan Cultural Museum, then trek along Baiyang Trail, and then trek along Shakadang Trail. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Mukumugi Valley.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hualien day trip tool .

You can take a train from Jiaoxi to Hualien in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hualien

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lintienshan Forestry Culture Park ©
Lintienshan Forestry Culture Park
Shakadang Trail ©
Shakadang Trail
Baiyang Trail ©
Baiyang Trail

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