As you step off the plane onto Taiwanese soil, the anticipation of a remarkable journey begins. Amin and his friend Syuk set foot in Taipei, ready to explore the diverse facets of this captivating country over the next four days. The journey begins with a peaceful touch as they opt for Scoot's "Silence Option," allowing them to enjoy a serene flight experience. The views from above offer a glimpse of Taiwan's lush landscapes and bustling cityscapes, setting the stage for the adventures ahead.
Day 1: Arrival in Taipei
Arrival and Tranquil Start
- Arriving via Scoot's "Silence Option" sets the tone for a peaceful journey. Enjoy the scenic view as the plane approaches to land!
- Lunch at Chang’s Beef Noodle Store
Savour the signature dish, Taiwanese Beef Noodles, renowned for its rich broth and tender beef.
This is a local dish that you cannot miss!
Halal Status: Halal-certifed
Exploring Taipei's Cultural Gems
- Songshan Cultural and Creative Park
Immerse yourself in creativity, visit art exhibitions, design shops, and galleries within the revitalized tobacco plant turned cultural hub.
- National Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall:
Learn about Taiwan's history and Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's pivotal role in its development.
- Taipei 101 Observation Deck:
Ascend to the iconic skyscraper's observation deck for panoramic views of the cityscape and beyond.
- Xinyi District Shopping Area:
Shop for both luxury and local brands to find unique fashion items, electronics, and souvenirs.
- Raohe Night Market:
Stroll through this bustling market to sample various street foods and shop for quirky finds.
- Dinner at Royal Restaurant
Halal Indonesian Food: Indulge in a culinary fusion of Indonesian flavours in a Taiwanese setting.
Enjoy a relaxing dinner in the cosy ambience of Royal Restaurant.
Day 2: Taipei City Exploration
Shopping and Cultural Delights
- Ximending Shopping District
Roam the pedestrian streets, explore trendy boutiques, and be part of Taipei's vibrant youth culture.
Dihua Street: Wander through this historic market street, offering traditional goods and snacks.
- Lunch at Yunus Halal Restaurant
Enjoy a satisfying meal of Thai cuisine while embracing Taiwanese ingredients.
Embracing Nature and Culture
- Da'an Forest Park:
Take a leisurely stroll amidst lush greenery, a serene escape within the city.
- Taipei Grand Mosque
Admire the architecture and learn about the local Muslim community.
- Tarshun Street Shopping Lanes
Discover unique and quirky items in this shopping district.
Night Market Adventure
- Shilin Night Market
Dive into the bustling atmosphere, tasting traditional snacks, playing games, and shopping for diverse goods.
- Bubble Tea from Xin Fu Tang
Sip on the authentic and delicious bubble tea that originated in Taiwan.
Dinner at Kunming Restaurant
Day 3: Northeastern Taiwan Adventure
Exploring Natural Wonders
- Yehliu Geopark
Walk through the surreal landscape of rock formations, including the renowned Queen's Head.
- Jiufen Old Street
Step back in time with a nostalgic stroll through this charming old street known for its tea houses and local treats.
- Shifen Old Street
Release sky lanterns into the sky, a symbolic gesture of hope and dreams.
Day 4: High-Speed Rail and Outlet Shopping
New Travel Experience
- High-Speed Rail
Experience Taiwan's advanced transportation system, reaching your destination quickly and comfortably.
Shopping at Gloria Outlets
Shop for international and local brands at discounted prices, a perfect opportunity for retail therapy and last-minute souvenirs. Gloria Outlets even have Adidas outlets and Coach!
Day 5: Departure
Take a moment to reflect on the unforgettable experiences and memories created during your time in Taiwan.