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Old 12-07-2006, 03:20 AM   #4336
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hi nutty or anyone here.. sorry to trouble u pple.. can help me check is my itinerary ok? i think is abit too rush to cover so many places..

1) i might take out the taidung trip to explore more of taipei or stay one nite at hualien minsu.. wat u guys think?

2) For day 2 & 6 which sequence (for the morning slot) is beta and not so rush?

Day 1 - Wed
1300 - Depart for Taipei
1740 - Reach Taiwan CKS Airport;
1830 - Check in to Mei Shiuan / Future Star Hotel
1930 - Walk around XMD - eat Ah Zong Mian Xian / Miramar Ferris Wheel / Shilin Nite Market
2300 – Plush (Ladies Nite) (optional)

Day 2 - Thur
0830 - CKS Memorial Hall
0930 - Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall / Martyr's Shrine
1100 - Taipei 101/ WarnerVillage/ New YorkNew York / Neo19 / XinGuangSanYue (is this sequence correct?)

OR

0900 - Breakfast @ the Taipei Station Front underground mall / Ho Che Zhan
1000 - Yang Ming Shan (is YMS worth going?)

1400 - Zhong Xiao Dong Lu / Front station & Taipei Underground shopping mall
1700 - WuFenPu (wholesale market)
2000 - RaoHe Nite market
2300 - Brown Sugar, Jazz Club (optional)

Day 3 - Fri
0900 - Depart for Yeliu
1030 - Reach Yeliu
1230 - Depart for JinGuaShi
1330 - Reach JinGuaShi
1500 - Ruifang / Jiufen
1900 - Keelung - Miaokow Roadside Cuisine
2300 - Back to Taipei / Room 18 (optional)

Day 4 - Sat
0700 - Depart for Hualien
1030 - Reach Hualien
1100 - TourTarokoGorgeNational Park, Swallow Grotto, JinhengPark, CihmuBridge and Qi Xing Tan
1630 - Tour ends

1900 - Back to Taipei / Shilin NM / Mala Hot Pot Dinner?
2300 – Party Room (optional)

OR

1800 - Dinner & shopping at Hualien NM
2200 - Back to Hualien Minsu

Day 5 - Sun
0530 - Depart for Taichung
0800 - Reach Taichung
0830 - TourSunMoonLake, CingJing Farm etc.
1600 - Tour ends
1700 - Tai Chung Nite Market?
2000 - Back to Taipei
2100 - Ximending / WuFenPu

OR

0900 - Back to Taipei from Hualien (If stay overnite on day 4)
1200 - Reach Taipei / Lunch
1400 - Wu Lai Lao Jie, waterfall and Aboriginal village, Nei tong National Forest Recreation and Hotsprings
1900 - Gonguang NM (Gonguang MRT Exit 4)
2100 - Shida NM

Day 6 - Mon
0900 - Breakfast @ the Taipei Station Front underground mall
0930 - Yang Ming Shan(is YMS worth going?)

OR

0830 - CKS Memorial Hall
0930 - Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall / Martyr's Shrine
1030 - Taipei 101 / WarnerVillage / New YorkNew York / Neo19 / XinGuangSanYue (is this sequence correct?)

1330 - Tien Mu Circle
1500 - Dan Shui Lao Jie / Lovers' Bridge
1900 - Sunset at YuRenMaTou (Fisherman’s Wharf)
2100 - Long Shan Temple & Hua Xi Street / Ximending

Day 7 - Tue
0900 - Wu Lai Lao Jie, waterfall and Aboriginal village, Nei tong National Forest Recreation and Hotsprings

OR

1000 - Ximending / Underground Shopping mall / Ho Che Zhan

1530 - Depart for Taiwan CKS Airport
1800 - Flight back to SG
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sorry for such a long post.. all comments are welcome too
Thanks everyone in advance.. i really appreciate!!

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Old 12-07-2006, 11:11 PM   #4339
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i read somewhere in the forum about the jiufen minsu called long men ke zhan.. i went to the website and it write that a deposit is necessary to make reservation.. but there isn't any book online function so how to make the deposit? anybody who stayed there before can advise me? thanks
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hi nutty or anyone here.. sorry to trouble u pple.. can help me check is my itinerary ok? i think is abit too rush to cover so many places..
1) i might take out the taidung trip to explore more of taipei or stay one nite at hualien minsu.. wat u guys think?
2) For day 2 & 6 which sequence (for the morning slot) is beta and not so rush?
My personal views :

1) 7 days to cover so much places is abit rush. probably just focus on Taipei places and spend 2 days in Hualien will do.

2) Day 2 & 6 itenerary, please refer below; If you wanna go YMS (worth going if you like to see green mountains, scenery and view of Taipei city etc. provided the weather not too HOT!), then i suggest going in this manner: YMS=>Beitou=>Danshui=>Fisherman's Wharf/Lovers' Bridge


Day 1 - Wed
1300 - Depart for Taipei
1740 - Reach Taiwan CKS Airport;
1830 - Check in to Mei Shiuan / Future Star Hotel ( I stayed Mei Shiuan Hotel last time I went)
1930 - Walk around XMD - eat Ah Zong Mian Xian / Miramar Ferris Wheel / Shilin Nite Market
2300 – Plush (Ladies Nite) (optional)

you are taking jetstar over, right? Erhm, by the time u arrive airport, take bus to Hotel & check in, it should be around 7+ near 8pm. I dont think you may have the time to tour so many places esp XMD and Shihlin is not too near in terms of travelling.
My suggestion is (IF you are staying in MeiShiuan Hotel): after check-in, go to Jiantan Station => shuttel bus to Miramar, Ferris Wheel => Shihlin Night Market, and take the last train back to hotel.


Day 2 - Thur
0900 - Breakfast @ the Taipei Station Front underground mall / Ho Che Zhan
=> SYS MH
=> Taipei 101/ WarnerVillage/ New YorkNew York / Neo19 / XinGuangSanYue

=> WuFenPu (wholesale market)
2000 - RaoHe Nite market
2300 - Brown Sugar, Jazz Club (optional)

Day 6 - Mon
0830 - CKS Memorial Hall/ Martyr's shrine
=> Zhong Xiao Dong Lu / Front station & Taipei Underground shopping mall
=> Tien Mu Circle ( I went previously at around this time, nothing much - quite disappointed )
1500 - Dan Shui Lao Jie / Lovers' Bridge
1900 - Sunset at YuRenMaTou (Fisherman’s Wharf)
2100 - Long Shan Temple & Hua Xi Street / Ximending


Day 7 you can include some places, that you couldn't fit in the past 6 days. Hope other members can give some comments as well
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Old 13-07-2006, 04:12 AM   #4341
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hey chuan 3205, thks so much for the info.. hehe.. sorry a couple of questions more ..

1) i only can choose between wulai and YMS.. so if i wan go YMS, i hav to go beitou hotsprings.. if going wulai then go the hotsprings there.. so dunno which one beta choice.. is Wulai worth going? i only know the scenery is nicer for hotsprings

2) wat time the shops in shilin market fully open? afternoon can go?

3) hws is Mei shiaun hotel? my frens are worried the room abit run down. actually i booked the 800/850NT one so the room shd be bigger then 700NT one. which room did u stay the prev time? got any wif twin bed? i realise dat twin beds are more ex then double in other hotels, why is dat so?

hehe.. thks so much for ur help sorry got so much questions to ask.. 1st time going there..


[QUOTE=chuan3205]My personal views :

1) 7 days to cover so much places is abit rush. probably just focus on Taipei places and spend 2 days in Hualien will do.

2) Day 2 & 6 itenerary, please refer below; If you wanna go YMS (worth going if you like to see green mountains, scenery and view of Taipei city etc. provided the weather not too HOT!), then i suggest going in this manner: YMS=>Beitou=>Danshui=>Fisherman's Wharf/Lovers' Bridge

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Old 13-07-2006, 04:32 AM   #4342
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ohh.. the $$$ changer at Parkway is having quite a gd rates of 20.22. can go check it out if anyone goin taiwan soon!! is near to BK. the rest of the changer there hav lower rates as this one.

btw, does anyone knows the current rates at people's park? isit beta?

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Old 13-07-2006, 10:08 AM   #4343
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just wan to ask a few things sry to trouble u ppl ...

1) Wu Fen Pu opens weekends ? i heard it only opens on weekdays and monday is not a good day to go ....

2) is there's a street where sells lots of ma la stuff and spicy snacks and food ... is there really one ?

if this is a repeated question pls do inform me den i will go back n search as i only have read 140 pgs and recently haven't had the time to go thru more ... appreciate ur feedback ... thanks

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Old 13-07-2006, 11:38 AM   #4344
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Anyone going to Taipei on 26/07/2006?
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Old 13-07-2006, 12:13 PM   #4345
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Hi, Planning my first trip to Taiwan with my gf to meet up friends(free driver) who stay there, kindly help to check is it ok?

Day 1 - 23/Aug (Wed)
-Arrive in Taipei, check in KaoYuan hotel
-逢甲大學城 night market.

Day 2 - 24/Aug (Thu)
-Tai Chung to Jing Ming 1st area.
-基隆 Night Market

Day 3 - 25/Aug (Fri)
-Jiu Fen
-to Yang Ming San or BeiTou If want to go for hotspring? Yang Ming Shan Tien Lai Spring Resort good?

Day 4 - 26/Aug (Sat)
-CKS memorial hall, SYS Memorial Hall & Taipei 101
-ShiLin night market.

Day 5 - 27/Aug (Sun)
-TamSui 1 day tour
-HuaXi night market.

Day 6 - 28/Aug (Mon)
-Yamay. Nice to play?

Day 7 - 29/Aug (Tue)
-XMD

Day 8 - 30/Aug (Wed)
-Last minute shopping at XMD
-Departure from Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek Terminal 1

Eh, any things that can help to add/amend if any place that I got miss out?
Thanks.....
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Old 13-07-2006, 07:52 PM   #4346
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ohh.. the $$$ changer at Parkway is having quite a gd rates of 20.22. can go check it out if anyone goin taiwan soon!! is near to BK. the rest of the changer there hav lower rates as this one.

btw, does anyone knows the current rates at people's park? isit beta?
ya parkway giving good rates.
i oways change $$ at peoples park. got one counter give good rate oso .. i cant remember wat shop name.. but is a small mama booth nearest to the escalator from the main entrance which sell many makan..!! i think the best out of whole peoples park.
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just wan to ask a few things sry to trouble u ppl ...

Wu Fen Pu opens weekends ? i heard it only opens on weekdays and monday is not a good day to go ....
Hi Doran,
Could help you with the 1st question, Wu Fen Pu is open 7 days a week but I have read that to avoid Mon cos it's suppose to be their wholesale day so some of them will not entertain retail sales. I have been there on a Mon, it's just some of the shop don't entertain retail sales and not all.
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Hi any comments on this pls?

Here is my little draft of Taipei Trip:
(For Nuttyazn & all experts in Taipei, please advice if there's any mistake)
THANK YOU....

Day 1 (Tuesday)
Reach Changi Airport (Jetstar Asia airline)
Reach Taipei CKS Airport
(Turns left to Bus Companies & take a Freego Bus & Mini-coach to Hotel)
Check in Ta-Shun Hotel
Go Taipei Main Station to buy Hualien Train Tickets (1-way)
Miramar Ferris Wheel/Taipei 101 (Yuan Shan MRT Stop)
Shilin Night Market
(MRT – Jiantan Stop, Exit 1 & across the road)
Cab back hotel

Day 2 (Wednesday)
Tze Chiang Train 1053 (7.10am) at Taipei Main Station
Reach Hualien Station at 10.20am (Buy Ruifang Train Tickets 1st)
Free Transfer via private car by Minsu’s owner.
Taroko Gorge half-day tour
Check-in Minsu
Nan Bing Night Market or Hualien Town (optional) – via cab

Day 3 (Thursday)
Hualien Ocean Park whole day
Leisure at night around Minsu

Day 4 (Friday)
Check-out Minsu
Take Train from Hualien Station to Ruifang Station
Jinguashi (Gold Museum) Admission Tickets
Jiufen (if advise how to reach Jiufen from Jinguashi?)
Back to Keelung Train Station Station
Miao Kow Night Street (across overhead bridge & turn left down to the stairs)
Back to Taipei Main Station
Back to Hotel
Clubbing or KTV

Day 5 (Saturday)
XMD for lunch
Shopping at Underground Mall @ Taipei Main Station
Shopping at Wu Fen Pu after 4.30pm (Hou Shan Pi MRT Stop)
Raohe Night Market (Song Shan MRT, exit and cross overhead bridge)
Clubbing (optional)

Day 6 (Sunday)
CKS Memorial Hall/Martyr’s Shrine + Tianmu for shopping (Shi Pai MRT Station)
OR Wulai (anything interesting there which is worthwhile to spend 1st half day?)
Danshui (Danshui MRT Stop)
Yu Ren Ma Tou – Lover’s Bridge (Bus Red 26 @ Bus Stop nearby Danshui MRT)
Shilin Night Market again
Pubs for soccer (any reccomendation?)

Day 7 (Monday)
National Museum (Can I know the location?)
XMD for last shopping
HOME sweet HOME

Last Qns: Is this a hectic program? I am willing to spend on cab for lesser travelling time in Taipei)
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I got too many links: Actually without advertising the main link I already get about 6000 hits a month!! using half of the bandwith available for me. It free
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oh well.good for you!!

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