Taiwan: Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Taipei — RM3,343 per person

Day 1 (KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – TAIPEI, TAIWAN):
Flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) to Taoyuan airport (TPE)

 

Day 2 (TAIPEI):
Taipei underground street
Longshan temple (龙山寺)
Ximending (西门町)
Shilin night market (士林夜市)

 

Day 3 (TAIPEI):
Jiufen old quarter (九份老街)
Shifen (十分)

 

Day 4 (TAIPEI):
Wufenpu (五分埔)
Barbie Café
Walk to Taipei 101
Taipei 101 Countdown

 

Day 5 (TAIPEI – TAICHUNG):
Fengjia night market (逢甲夜市)

 

Day 6 (NANTOU):
Sun moon lake (日月潭)
Cingjing Farm (清境农场)

 

Day 7 (KAOSHIUNG):
Rent a bicycle, ride to Love River (爱河)

 

Day 8 (KAOSHIUNG – HUALIEN):
Rent a bicycle
Cijin 旗津
Traveling from Kaoshiung to Hualien

 

Day 9 (HUALIEN):
Local tour brought us to these places:
Shakadang Trail (Mystery Valley) (砂卡礑步道)
Swallow Grotto (燕子口)
Tunnel of Nine Turns (九曲洞)
Tiansiang Lodge (天祥)
Eternal Spring Shrine (长春寺)

 

Day 10 (DANSHUI):
Danshui old quarter (淡水老街)
Fisherman’s Wharf (淡水漁人碼頭)

 

Day 11 (TAIPEI, TAIWAN – KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA):
Taipei 101
Yongkang street (永康街)
Lattea
Flight from Taoyuan airport (TPE) to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL)

 

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Taipei underground street
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Longshan temple (龙山寺)
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The famous noodle at Ximending (西门町)
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Jiufen old quarter (九份老街) — Get down at 7-11
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Jiufen old quarter (九份老街)
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Shifen (十分)
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Shifen (十分)

 

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Hello Kitty Café
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Barbie Café
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Taipei 101 Countdown
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Taipei 101 Countdown

 

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High Speed Train to Taichung
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Fengjia night market (逢甲夜市)
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Fengjia University

 

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Sun moon lake (日月潭)
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Sun moon lake (日月潭)

 

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Cingjing (清境)
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Cingjing Farm (清境农场)
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Love River

 

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Cijin 旗津
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Cijin 旗津

 

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Huelien Homestay
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Chishingtan Scenic Area
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Blossoms along the way
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Qingshui Cliff
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Chongde Tunnel
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Qingshui Cliff
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East-West Cross Island Highway gateway
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Shakadang Trail (Mystery Valley) (砂卡礑步道)
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Taroko Gorge
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Swallow Grotto (燕子口)
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Zhuilu Old Trail Zhuilu Old Trail
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Sakura

 

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Ferry to Fisherman’s Wharf
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Ferry to Fisherman’s Wharf
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Fisherman’s Wharf (淡水漁人碼頭)
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Fisherman’s Wharf (淡水漁人碼頭)
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Fisherman’s Wharf (淡水漁人碼頭)

 

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Taipei 101
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Yongkang street (永康街)
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Yongkang street (永康街)
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Yongkang street (永康街)
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Yongkang street (永康街)
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Yongkang street (永康街)
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Lattea + Chicken Chop
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Time to go back KL

 

Destination: Taiwan

Travel dates: 28 December 2013 – 7 January 2014

Season: Winter

Weather: 13 – 18 °C, Nantou is lower than 13°C, Kaoshiung is higher than 18°C

Total damage: RM3,343 per person, excluding RM460 shopping

RM RM RM TWD
#1 #2 TOTAL TOTAL
Flight ticket + Baggage allowance 789 789 1,578 14,281
Flight ticket (Upgrade to flatbed) 152 152 304 2,751
Accomodation 843 843 1,686 15,258
F&B 497 497 994 8,996
Transportation 653 653 1,306 11,819
Ferry 19 19 38 344
Rent a bicycle 21 21 42 380
Travel package (Sun moon lake & Cing Jing) 103 103 206 1,864
Hualien Room + Local tour package 210 210 420 3,801
Other (Entrance fee, etc) 57 57 114 1,032
3,343 3,343 6,686 60,508

Shopping:

RM
Just me
Fashion shopping 443
Souvenir 17
460

Transportation:

Destination Getting around (mainly by Metro and High Speed Train)
Taipei underground street Taipei Station
Longshan temple Longshan Temple Station
Ximending Ximen Station
Shilin night market Jiantan Station
Wufenpu Houshanpi Station, exit 1
Beitou Xinbeitou Station
Danshui old quarter Tamsui Station
Bali & Fisherman’s Wharf Ferry from Tamsui
Yongkang street Guting Station, exit 5 > Walk along Heping East Road > Turn left to Lishui Street > Turn right
Jiufen old quarter Ruifang Railway station > Take Keelung bus to Jiufen/Jinguashih (金瓜石) > Get down at 7-11
Shifen Take Keelung bus at 7-11 (to Ruifang Railway station) > Shuangxi station > Shifen
Fengjia night market Taichung Station > Take 豐原客運 (No. 160) to Fengjia University
Sun moon lake Taichung Station > Renyou Bus to Sun Moon Lake stop
Cingjing Farm Renyou Bus to Puli > Cingjing Farm
Love River Zuoying Station (左营) >  盐呈普站 > Rent a bicycle
Cijin Gushan ferry pier > Ferry

Accommodation:

  • Taipei – Fun Taipei Backpackers, RM 284.53 per night
  • Taichung – Fengjia Music House, RM 104.97 per night
  • Cingjing – Ching Jing Homeland Resort Villa, RM31 per night
  • Kaoshiung – 5×5 Guesthouse, RM 143.65 per night
  • Taipei – Stay 9, RM 132.60 per night
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