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Taipei - 6 Day Itinerary

Taipei - 6 Day Itinerary

No time to plan for your vacation? I have put together an itinerary for the active sightseer, food lover, and culture seeker.

You may access the Google map for all of the places listed in this itinerary.

Upon arrival make your way to the Express Train (purple) - Platform 2 @ Terminal 1 to Taipei

Check in

 Day 1

AM] Breakfast – Yong He Soy Milk King

AM] Taipei Zoo (hours 8:30am-5pm (60NT$=1.92/discount?)

AM] Maokong Gondola / Tea house (entrance near the zoo) 9am-10pm $8.61 Round Trip

 PM] Shilin Night Market (Pork pepper buns)

day 2

Huashan 1914 Creative Park opens @ 0930am

 Ximending Shopping District

Modern Toilet Restaurant, No. 7, Lane 50, Xining South Road, Wanhua District, Taipei

          City, 108 (walk)

Treasure Hill Artist Village (11 min drive)

No. 2號, Alley 14, Lane 230, Section 3, Tingzhou Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City,    Taiwan 100

PM] National Palace Museum (closed at 9pm) [26 min drive/1.5 hr on MRT/bus] 350NT$. Cafe on 1st floor next to ticket booth.

 day 3

AM] Breakfast – Yong He Soy Milk King (Round 2)

AM] Church @ Lifehouse - 11am (7 min drive) (10am Language Exchange/Coffee & Tea)

PM] Taipei Chill Out Walking Tour – FREE 2pm (2.5-3 hours)

-        meet at Daan Park MRT Station exit 2

-        Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall included - tell guide you want to see the changing of the guards (afternoon times: 13:00,14:00,15:00,16:00,17:00)

-        Take cash for donation.

PM] Full Health Wu Father Foot Massage 600NT$       

PM] Hunger Game Walking Tour – 500NT$ / $16 8pm

-        Jingmei Station Exit 2

day 4

Wulai Village (烏來區) or (乌来区)

-        Bus 849 to Wulai Terminal @ Xindian Station (Beixin Rd.)

 Raohe Night Market – abalone, Jin Feng Braised Pork Rice or Hangzhou Xiao Long Bao

day 5

Antipodean (dinner 9-6pm) - Local address 114內湖區港墘路26巷4號 +886 2 8751 0027.

Jiufen Old Street – Bus 1062 at SOGO Zhongxiao Fuxing – queue in front of Omega

Amei Tea House

Din Tai Fung Fuxing Restaurant

day 6

Elephant Mtn. (20-45 min hike) - FREE 

Taipei 101 - $20USD 9am-10pm

Starbucks Reserve (in T101 building) - Coffee & dessert (make reservation 07:30am-6:30pm) +886 2 8101 0701

Ice Monster Zhongxiao Shop for Mango Shaved Ice

National Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial

Jiuwu Beef Noodle Restaurant or Noodle Shop

Taipei Main Station to entrance 4 - check-in to airline (if possible)

Side Notes:

Carry cash (NTD)


30TWD=1USD (approx.)

No need to tip

A lot of people speak more than one language in Taipei, especially among the younger generation. Keep in mind as you venture from the city less people will speak English and less romanization.  

Claim VAT refund (5%)

 See more on my Taipei trip here: I Love Taiwan and Your Travel Guide to Taipei.

See Instagram for Taiwan highlight.

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The Happy Traveler Behind GnG

Your Travel Guide to Taipei

Your Travel Guide to Taipei