Golden Week 2014 Itinerary: Taiwan


National Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall

image via WikiTravel

Our trip to Taiwan is only a few days away, so I thought I’d share with you what our final itinerary looks like.

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April 29: To Tokyo

  • Bus: Tsuruoka -> Shinjuku (via KiraKira night bus)

April 30: To Taipei

  • Trains: Shinjuku -> Nippori (via Yamonote Line) ->Narita (via Keisei Express)
  • Plane: Narita -> Taipei (via Scoot)
  • Bus: airport -> Taipei High Speed Rail station
  • Train: Taipei HSR Station -> Zuyong Station (via Taiwan HSR)

April 30-May 5: Kaohsiung

May 5: To Taichung and Taipei

May 5-May 9: Taipei

  • Accommodation: Couchsurf
  • Possible activities:
    • Taipei 101 (dumpling shop–Din Tai Fung)
    • Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
    • Yangmingshan National Park
    • more night markets
    • Jiufen–Spirited Away inspiration

May 9: Return to Tokyo

  • Plane: Taipei->Narita (via Scoot)
  • Bus: Shinjuku -> Tsuruoka (via KiraKira night bus)

When we get back, I’m planning on posting a report detailing the total costs of this trip, so look forward to that!

Have you ever been to Taiwan?

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