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Whether you’re sampling local delicacies at Taipei’s famous night markets, exploring colourful temples or experiencing a traditional tea ceremony, a trip to Taiwan will stay with you for a lifetime.
Starting at AU$120 a night, there are 8096 hotels listed on Expedia. If you’re interested in stretching your holiday budget a little further, consider bundling your hotel and flights into a neat Taiwan Holiday Package. On top of that, you can add experiences and car rental — your itinerary will be sorted in no time! Not sure what to see first? A guided tour of Lungshan Temple is a pretty good place to start.
Day 1-3: Touchdown at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei. Spend your days exploring fantastic sights such as Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and Bao’an Temple. As night falls, sample some oyster omelettes, fried buns and many other tempting treats at the Shilin Night Market.
Day 4-5: Fly south to Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s second-largest city. Kaohsiung Dream Mall, 85 Sky Tower and Shoushan Mountain are must-sees here.
Day 6-7: Rent a car and head to Tainan, the former capital. This is the best place to experience the island’s traditional culture. It’s also highly renowned for its cuisine.
Celebrate the Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, held on the first full moon of the lunar year.
If you are planning to spend most of your time in the capital, check out Expedia'sTaipei Holiday Packagesand start building your dream getaway today.